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March 1

5-8pm: The Shrine Sunday Jazz Jam Session with Lu Reid

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www.myspace.com/lureidangel
Spontaneous Jazz does not happen at Lincoln Center...or BAM!!! It is still in Harlem, where my friends and I live it every day. All the musicians on these streets are stars. When I was a kid and I first heard the sweet language of that magical Jazz I was hooked for life. You just soaked it up and couldn't help but be moved by it as you walked the streets. I can still feel that kaleidoscope of sound, and I want to bring it to you each and every Sunday.

8-11pm: THE SHRINE BIG BAND - JAZZ

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www.myspace.com/573768892
The Shrine Big Band is a 15-piece big band, with three trumpets, three trombones, four saxes, flute, piano, guitar, bass, and drums. Come and experience the experimental and hard-swinging sounds every first Sunday of the month from 8pm-11pm!

11pm-3:45am Reggae Rock Steady Movement - DJ Madi & DJ AKZ

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www.facebook.com/madi.guigma
Your sunday rendez vous with DJ Madi & DJ AKZ spinning records that blend old school Hip-Hop, R&B, World & African music and a bit of old-fashioned rock and roll…
March 2

6pm-12am: Jazz Under 40 - Showcase

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6-7pm: Trak Joy- R&B

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www.soundcloud.com/trakjoy
Trak Joy is an Alternative R&B duo based in New York. Coming from different backgrounds, Kile Atwater and Shane Dinet come together to make musical landscapes that are both parts hypnotic and euphoric. Together they create a unique sound that blends the best elements of R&B and Alternative music.

7-8pm: eBONE UNDERGROUND x Tajahniya Sapp

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www.soundcloud.com/eboneunderground
A Cleveland Ohio native, Jovan Johnson went to the Cleveland School of the Arts where he studied music and visual arts. After graduating in 2011, he moved to New York City to attend the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music on scholarship. He is now training in his final year at the school but has already had the opportunity to study with some of the great jazz musicians of our time including: NEA Jazz master Jimmy Owens, Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra Trombonist Elliot Mason, Grammy Award winning trombonist Michael Dease, and a host of other great musicians. Johnson is currently working on his own projects, one thats he believes may bridge acoustic and electronic music in a fresh way he calls it eBONE UNDERGROUND. Tajahniya “Taj” Sapp is a Brooklyn born and based vocalist and performer. She recently teamed up with Jovan (eBONE UNDERGROUND) after meeting at The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music, where they both attend college. She has gained most of her experience performing background vocals behind indie artists such as Delvon Glover, Mark U, Dahi Divine, Lela Sophia, Mike and the Gents and was part of the 2013 Music With A Message (MWAM) band tour. She is currently collaborating with many musicians/artists of different styles and genres to become a well-rounded and versatile artist and musician. She also frequently performs in the subway with Jovan.

8-9pm: Emily Braden - Jazz / Soul

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www.emilybraden.net
Big, bad beauty from Boise, Idaho, Emily Braden covers a lot of ground. Whether she’s fronting a symphony in British Columbia or leading a world-class trio in Manhattan, Braden has the innate ability to win the heart of any audience with her powerhouse vocals and striking stage presence. Winner of New York City’s prestigious "Best of the Best" Jazzmobile Vocal Competition, Braden’s signature sound is an effortless blend of jazz and soul. Her knock-out debut album Soul Walk is composed of high-energy originals and "flipped-out" jazz standards. Producer Misha Piatigorsky says, “As a singer, Emily has no boundaries. She gives me goose bumps.” Braden has performed at notable NYC venues such as the Blue Note Jazz Club (Late Night Groove Series), Smalls Jazz Club, The Kitano and the Iridium Jazz Club as well as on international festival circuits. For the academic school year of 2013-2014, she was the artist-in-residence with the vocal program at Fresco Arts Academy in Boise, Idaho. In April 2014, Braden was selected by the US Embassy to travel to Burkina Faso, West Africa as part of the Arts Envoy program. The Emily Braden Quartet closed out the Jazz a Ouaga Festival with a standing ovation.

9-10pm: Dubem

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www.soundcloud.com/dubemmusic
Though part of the NYC music scene for only a few years, resonating young artist Dubem celebrates an impressive and evolving resume of eclectic performance dates, original compositions and cooperative collaboration with kindred New York musicians who remain ungoverned by genre boundaries or labels. Dubem pulls musical inspiration both from his mother’s American roots and his father’s West African heritage. As an artist, he embraces a lifetime of exposure to driving soulful grooves and playful lyricism, as well as improvised music, and even the avant garde. His fearless exploration of traditional ideas in modern sounds allows him to collaborate with players like guitarists David Rosenthal, bassists Pascal Niggenkemper and JNTHN Stein and piano players Paul Wilson (SZA) and Broadway’s own Jason Michael Webb

10pm-12am: DJ Lady Lane

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www.aspaceforsound.com
Rena Anakwe, also known as DJ Lady Lane, is a multi-platform digital sound and video artist, producer and performer, based in Brooklyn, New York. Currently a Masters Candidate in the Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, she is focused on creating sensorially, experiential interactions with art and technology. Through storytelling, Rena combines analog and digital fabrication with audio visual mediums (ie: video, sound, and live performance) immersing her audience and subjects into sensorially stimulating worlds. She has collaborated, produced and shown audiovisual work at: the Museum of the Moving Image, ITP’s Winter and Spring Shows, Europe’s Capital of Culture in Turku, Finland; and played out played out internationally in: NYC, LA, Vancouver (BC) Los Cabos (MX) and Turku (FI.) [a partial list] Rena is a graduate of NYU’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business (BS) and The Actors Studio Drama School at Pace University (MFA.) Her work, projects and musings live here: www.aspaceforsound.com She has collaborated, produced and shown audiovisual work at: the Museum of the Moving Image, ITP’s Winter and Spring Shows and Europe’s Capital of Culture in Turku, Finland. Her work, projects and musings live here: www.aspaceforsound.com

12-3.45am Harlem Soul Kitchen w / DJ JP Biamby

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www.dj.jpbiamby.com
Harlem Soul Kitchen - Join us and Dj Jp Biamby at Shrine every monday night and listen to Soul Classics, Rare Grooves, Motown R&B & Classic Sampled songs with a little Hip Hop & R&B on the side.
March 3

6-8pm: Eric Plaks Trio - Jazz

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www.ericplaks.com
Eric Plaks was born in Princeton, New Jersey, and attended Harvard College. After graduating, he began his jazz piano performing and recording career in Harlem. Eric has appeared in various formats around New York City and the wider world, including gigs in venues such as Joe’s Pub, Small’s, Little Branch, The Garage, Silvana, The Shrine, The I-Beam, The Tea Lounge, and Cornelia Street Cafe. For the last five years, he has led The Shrine Big Band, one of the city’s top collectives of improvisers, composers, and arrangers.

8-9pm: Maris And The Merry Rockers - Folk Rock

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www.merryrockers.com
Marissa "Maris" Lelogeais is a singer/songwriter from Boston MA. In January 2012, she founded Maris And The Merry Rockers, a five-piece folk rock reggae band that is made up of current students and alumni of Berklee College Of Music. She started the band because " All the people around me were bringing their music to life and I didn't know how to and I wanted to play music with other people who could help me do that!"

9-10pm: The Matt Breoni Project - Pop Rock Soul R&B

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www.matteobreoni.com
GREAT NEWS....The New Single Is Out!! The Matt Project (M. Breoni & C. Poddighe) feat. FRANK MCCOMB link: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/themattprojectfeatfrankm

10-11pm: The Hurt Project - Blues

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www.thehurtproject.com/p/about-thp.html
The Hurt Project began as an offshoot of The Brooklyn Blues Project, an up-and-coming NYC classic blues band started by tenacious Brooklyn native Nick Torello, when vocalist Holly Hamper, guitarist Marlon Hurt, bassist Donald Facompre, and drummer Paul Wohlmaker broke away to explore more alternative blues. In the small time since they formed, The Hurt Project has released a studio album, “From The Ground Up,” which features their spin on some of the classic blues numbers, as well as completed a ten day tour of the Montana blues circuit where they played everything from intimate, 30-person venues all the way up to 2,000-person festivals.

11pm-12am: The Mad Stunt Man

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www.soundcloud.com/the-madstuntman
The Mad Stuntman is a high voltage musical lightning rod from Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago who has created a unique and powerful style of music that has dominated domestic and international charts and record sales, and that has found favor with music lovers across the globe. As far as music industry success stories go, the journey of The Mad Stuntman has been nothing less than a spectacular fairy tale handcrafted by a dream merchant. One minute The Mad Stuntman was exploring his musical curiosity by spitting out reggae rhymes at his Brooklyn base at Lenox Road and Flatbush Avenue, utilizing anything that he could bang to create a beat- buckets, furniture, cars, pots and pans. His sole objective was to create a powerful rhyth

12-3:45am: DJ Kamson Junior

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www.soundcloud.com/kamsonjunior
DJ Kamson JR of his real name Kamagate Kamson is an Africa Artist/Dj who started his career in 2008. He actually plays all and every kind of Music House,Reggae,Afro-house,HipHop,Coupe decale,Ndombolo,Zaiko,Mandingo,Naija
March 4

6-8pm: The Alex Bryson Quartet - Jazz

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www.alexbrysonquartet.com
Alexander Bryson is an English Pianist based in New York. After completing his undergraduate degree at Trinity College of Music in London he moved to New York City to to pursue a Masters degree in Classical performance at Mannes College the New School for Music. Following graduation he has worked increasingly as jazz musician, an area in which has been involved thoughout his classical studies. During his time in New York he has worked with Murray Wall, Dwayne Clemons, John Leonard, Gary Montenaro, and Marie Claire Giraud

8-9pm: The Sensational Country Blues Wonders

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www.facebook.com/events/309951469154624/
"The Sensational Country Blues Wonders!" are a unique entity in the NY/NJ music scene. They consider themselves the only guitar/vocal duo that mixes equal parts Rockabilly, Country and genuine guitar Gospel music with a spoonful of greasy Blues to wash it all down.

9-10pm: Brett Williams - Alternative Rock

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www.facebook.com/BrettWilliamsMusic
Music was always my driving force growing up. I got my first guitar at 11 and taught myself how to play; joined a band and started playing out at 15. I grew up in Virginia Beach and transitioned to New York at 21 to further my musical passion. My sound reflects the life I've led thus far as well as my quest for the fundamental truth in this world. I have been writing and playing out as much as possible, meeting great people along the way. I hope listening to my music will make you want to think, explore yourself and everything around you; make you happy and maybe sometimes sad. As long as you're feeling it.

10-11pm: James Tristan Redding - singer Songwriter

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www.jamestristanredding.com/about.html
James Tristan Redding is a singer-songwriter living in New York City. He was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and has also lived in Wisconsin, England, Tennessee, and Mexico. He has performed in all of the lower 48 continental United States and Mexico,

11pm-12am: 4th Flr music

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQ9HVMSIV_k

12-3:45am DJ Dakar

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www.soundcloud.com/dj-dakar-nyc
DJ Dakar is from the Pikine neighborhood of Dakar, Senegal, and now lives in Harlem, New York City. He got his start in the music business as an audio technician for radio and television in Dakar. He also DJ'd Dakar's late-night, hip-hop radio show "Hotmix" on WALF-FM. Now in New York, DJ Dakar's music is distinguished by his mixing of the latest hits in dance, hip-hop, Sengalese mbalax, reggae, Ivorian couper decaler, Congolese soukous, salsa, reggaeton and more.
March 5

6-8pm: The Transatlantic Trio - Jazz

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www.larsekman.se
Swedish born, New York based bass player Lars Ekman is an integral part of today's jazz scene. Mr Ekman, born and raised in Stockholm, Sweden spent the first years of his career on the thriving Swedish jazz scene, playing with highly respected European musicians as Magnus Lindgren and Bernt Rosengren as well as in the hyped Nina Ramsby Ludvig Berghe Trio. To further develop his music, Mr Ekman was fortunate to spend an increasing part of time in New York City towards the end of the decade. Eventually, in early 2013 Ekman found himself permanently living and performing daily in the city's different music venues such as Small's, 55 Bar and Fat Cat along with some of the city's top musicians.

8-9pm: Daina Segovia - Singer Songwriter from Argentina

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www.daianasegovia1.bandcamp.com/track/come-back-to-me
Music: Diego Mercado, Daiana Segovia, Benja Lopez Barrios Lyrics: Daiana Segovia

9-10pm: Steel Wolf - Rock

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=pSMXCrzk-WM
Steel Wolf is a Lithuanian-American rock band from Long Island, New York. Described as playing “music to incite a riot”,[1] Steel Wolf took their name from Lithuanian folklore [2] in 1982 and is still active today. Aside from archetypal venues, they have performed annually at the NYC Marathon[3] and the Lithuanian Camp Giraite in Connecticut.[4] Their releases not only contain music with “bar brawl-ready song titles” but also tracks like “Himnas 2010” - a version of the Lithuanian National Anthem. As Long Island Good Times magazine put it "Steel Wolf blends punk anachronisms with Lithuanian mythology.”

10pm-12am: The Clubs - Funk / Soul

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www.theclubsband.com
The Clubs were formed in 2008 by Ian Kirkman & have been electrifying New York audiences ever since. In 2009 The Clubs released a well received live EP, Live At The Bitter End, which showcased the band's ability to captivate a venue with their special hybrid of R&B, Funk & Soul. In early 2010 The Clubs entered Velvet Swan Studios in NYC to begin recording their debut studio album. It was released on September 27, 2010.

12-3:45am AFROLICIOUS w / DJ JP Biamby

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www.dj.jpbiamby.com
Afrolicious - Dj JP BIAMBY Presents Classic Afro-Beat, Coupe Decale, Hip Life, Najia, N'dombolo, Soukous, Reggae, Soca, Reggaeton sprinkled with a little bit of current Hip Hop & R&B.
March 6

6-8pm: Session - R&B

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www.reverbnation.com/sessiontheband
"SESSION" is a queens based band that is an R&B rock jazz cover band that also has an original CD called "ROMANTIC" WE have traveled all over the country we are 'SESSI"ON'

8-9pm: Claire Hawkins - Singer Songwriter

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www.facebook.com/ImClaireHawkins
Seventeen-year-old Claire Hawkins is a New York City based singer/songwriter who has always had a passion for making music. Writing her first sets of lyrics at just nine years old, she has since picked up the guitar and now uses it to write most of her songs. Claire has worked with and been taught by experienced songwriters in New York and at Interlochen Arts Camp in Michigan.

9-10pm: Master Fox - Alternative Rock

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www.masterfoxmusic.com
Master Fox is an alternative rockband from the town of Clarks Summit Pennsylvania. Each member brings his own diverse influence to the band’s sound, creating songs with sounds from Folk, Blues, Pop-Punk, Jazz, Rap, and even electronic music. For the past two years, we have brought together our diverse influences and styles to write several original songs, nine of which appeared on our first self-produced album, Someday in 2013. Because of the incredible support we have received from our amazing fans, we have been able to perform at venues throughout PA, NJ, and NY including the Stone Pony and the Sherman Theater.

10pm-12am: Zozo Afrobeat

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www.zozoafrobeat.com
“Zozo,” taken from the Goun and Fon word for “something hot,” truly keeps the Afrobeat fires burning. A 13-piece ensemble from New York City, Zozo Afrobeat features musicians from around the world and is led by African music luminary Kaleta. Born in the Republic of Benin and raised in Nigeria, Kaleta grew up recording and performing with legendary Nigerian musicians Fela Kuti, Femi Kuti and King Sunny Ade, shina Peters. After moving to the U.S., Kaleta toured with akoya afrobeat and most recently with Lauryn Hill.

12-3.45am Dj Birane from Ivory Coast

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www.eburnee.com
One of NYC's finest African DJ, the best coupé decallé, hiphop & RnB, dancehall, soca, Zouk, Naija, and salsa in the city.
March 7

6-8pm: Orange Burn - Funk / Rock / Soul

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www.soundcloud.com/orangeburn
Orange Burn started when Adam Marr (bassist), Mike Grayson (drums) , Theo Moore (percussion) and Martin McDonald (guitar) all got together in January of 2014. The funk, the jazz and the rock sounds that all came out blended perfectly. It was and still is a great mix of soul, funk, rock, jazz and our own vision.

9-10pm: That Shuffle

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www.johnfeliciano.tumblr.com
My project is called That Shuffle. It's goal is to provide an eclectic array of music. It is inspired by the feeling of listening to your iPod on the "shuffle" setting. That Shuffle is what my iPod sounds like on the "shuffle" setting however a majority of the setlist consists of original music written by me. There are jazz textures, hip hop, classical, afro beat, salsa, rock, soul, reggae, blues, pop, and more.

10pm-12am: Kitoko Groove from Congo

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Kitoko Groove's member have developed a strong connection both as friends and musicians that is conveyed in their music.. and it's contagious !! Come experience the best music, direct from Kinshasa!

12-3:45am: DJ JP Biamby

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www.dj.jpbiamby.com
DJ JP BIAMBY Presents Classic Afro-Beat, Coupe Decale, Hip Life, Najia, N'dombolo, Soukous, Reggae, Soca, Reggaeton sprinkled with a little bit of current Hip Hop & R&B.
March 8

5-8pm: The Shrine Sunday Jazz Jam Session with Lu Reid

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www.myspace.com/lureidangel
Spontaneous Jazz does not happen at Lincoln Center...or BAM!!! It is still in Harlem, where my friends and I live it every day. All the musicians on these streets are stars. When I was a kid and I first heard the sweet language of that magical Jazz I was hooked for life. You just soaked it up and couldn't help but be moved by it as you walked the streets. I can still feel that kaleidoscope of sound, and I want to bring it to you each and every Sunday.

8-9pm: Lady E - Old School R&B

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MY band is composed of musicians with over 10 or more years of experience. Which consist of lead guitar..bass guitar drums...keyboard and sometimes cungo. ..We are old school R & B..I the lady E have been singing for over 20 years which started with gospel..I have 2 background vocalist whom have sang with the persuasions and various other groups for over 20 years..

9-10pm: Springs - Reggae

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www.soundcloud.com/Trinology
I do Music for the public... i try to please my audience... hope you guys like my works... YUH BETTA!!!

10-11pm: The ChopShop - Funk

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www.facebook.com/thechopshopband
ChopShop is a lowdown, experimental yet polished 7-piece ensemble exploring postmodern grooves and harmony. Incorporating elements of jazz, R&B, funk, and house music, the band's unique sound transcends demographics and age. Its personnel have performed across the world in a wide variety of groups and genres, and over the last two years they have combined these experiences under the ChopShop banner.

12-3:45am Reggae Rock Steady Movement - DJ Madi

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www.facebook.com/madi.guigma
Your sunday rendez vous with Dj Madi spinning records that blend old school Hip-Hop, R&B, World & African music and a bit of old-fashioned rock and roll…
March 9

6-10pm: A QUIET NIGHT

10-11pm: Sam Blakeslee - Jazz

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www.samblakesleemusic.com
Sam Blakeslee is a trombonist/composer originally from Columbus, OH but now resides in Cleveland. Sam graduated from Youngstown State University in 2011 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Jazz Studies where he studied with Dr. Dave Morgan, Dr. Kent Englehardt, and Dr. Michael Crist. In 2013, Sam graduated with a Master’s Degree in Brass Performance from the University of Akron where he studied with Ed Zadrozny and Jack Schantz. From 2013-2014 Sam served as Instructor for Jazz at Youngstown State University. He currently is the instructor of Jazz Trombone/Composition at Cuyahoga Community College and Instructor of Improvisation at the Cleveland Institute of Music. - See more at: http://www.samblakesleemusic.com/bio/#sthash.HaGbkEiI.dpuf

11pm-12am: Jennifer Sullivan - Pop Singer

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www.jennifersullivan.com
Jennifer Sullivan is a breakout artist poised for success. Wonderfully eclectic and cool with looks to boot, her songs have mass cross-over potential. As a Texas singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist musician, Jennifer's fun pop/folk sensibility draws heavily from her strong southern roots in classic country, jazz, blues & rock music. Primarily influenced by Patsy Cline and Billie Holiday, her sound is comparable to an "edgier" Norah Jones.

12-3.45am Harlem Soul Kitchen w / DJ JP Biamby

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www.dj.jpbiamby.com
Harlem Soul Kitchen - Join us and Dj Jp Biamby at Shrine every monday night and listen to Soul Classics, Rare Grooves, Motown R&B & Classic Sampled songs with a little Hip Hop & R&B on the side.
March 10

6-9pm: Picture The Homeless Fundraising Event

www.pthshrine.brownpapertickets.com
Come out and join Picture The Homeless for an after work party/fundraiser. Picture the Homeless is an organization founded on the principle that in order to end homelessness, people who are homeless must become an organized, effective voice for systemic change. We have a track record of developing leadership among homeless people to impact policies and systems that affect their lives and our efforts have created space for homeless people, and their agenda, within the broader social justice movement. We are a citywide, multiracial, bilingual organization and our constituency includes homeless people living in shelters as well as those living on the streets and in other public places. We serve a broad population of people because homelessness cuts across all boundaries: race, ethnicity, culture, gender, family composition, age, sexual orientation, language, etc., but what all homeless people have in common as a community is extreme poverty and social stigmatization. There will be some live music provide by LIFT(Bruce Bynes, Kieran Mulvarnety, Kimberly Tomzcyk and Brodie Enoch). Guest vocalists will be Dina Smalls and Christine Brown. Special guest preformence by Ralph Rolle. Tickets to this fund raiser will be available at www.pthshrine.brownpapertickets.com

9pm-12am: FLACA MUSIC PRESENTS

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www.facebook.com/events/280472655461410/?ref=br_tf
An eclectic music showcase brought to you by Taylor Rich!

12-3:45am: DJ Kamson Junior

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www.soundcloud.com/kamsonjunior
DJ Kamson JR of his real name Kamagate Kamson is an Africa Artist/Dj who started his career in 2008. He actually plays all and every kind of Music House,Reggae,Afro-house,HipHop,Coupe decale,Ndombolo,Zaiko,Mandingo,Naija
March 11

6-8pm: Jon Sheckler Trio - Jazz

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www.shecklermusic.com
At a young age, New York based musician Jon Sheckler is proving to be a well versed musician and an up and coming band leader. All About Jazz calls him and his trio "ones to watch" and that Jon's music is full of "mischievous Dudley Moore-like playing." As a drummer, Jon has played with some of today's leading musicians and entertainers including trumpeter Clay Jenkins (Clayton Hamilton JO), award winning vocalist Catherine Jensen-Hole, guitarist Al Rowe (Willie Dixon, Edwin Starr), international recording artist Darrius Willrich and Seattle jazz luminaries Chad McCullough, Reuel Lubag, Mark Taylor, The Jim Cutler Jazz Orchestra, Todd Delgudice, and studio percussionist Micheal Spiro. Jon also performed on Carnival Cruise Lines until 2014. In 2010, the UNC/Greeley Jazz Festival recognized Jon as an outstanding musician and his composition "Water Marks" won 2009 UNC Jazz Composers Contest. As an educator, Jon has been a faculty member at Day Jams Rock Camps, Musical Minds Keyboard Club and was an adviser to the Bellevue High School music program. He has studied with John Riley, Jim White, Gray Barrier and Steve Korn.

8-9pm: True To Life - R&B Funk

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www.reverbnation.com/truetolife4
True To Life is an original jazz group from New York City. What sets them apart from all of the other jazz groups in New York City? First and foremost, the quality of their music. They combine accessible melodies with interesting and sometimes complex song structures. They engage in the kind...

10-11pm: Vigilante Margarita From Argentina - Pop Rock

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www.vigilantemargarita.com.ar
Guillermina Etkin (voz, piano, cítara) Cecilia López (voz, sintetizador, guitarra eléctrica) Cecilia Grammatico (batería y objetos)

11pm-12am: Gamblers - Indie Rock

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www.facebook.com/gamblersgamblersgamblers
Debut album "Small World" coming in 2015.

12-3:45am DJ Dakar

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www.soundcloud.com/dj-dakar-nyc
DJ Dakar is from the Pikine neighborhood of Dakar, Senegal, and now lives in Harlem, New York City. He got his start in the music business as an audio technician for radio and television in Dakar. He also DJ'd Dakar's late-night, hip-hop radio show "Hotmix" on WALF-FM. Now in New York, DJ Dakar's music is distinguished by his mixing of the latest hits in dance, hip-hop, Sengalese mbalax, reggae, Ivorian couper decaler, Congolese soukous, salsa, reggaeton and more.
March 12

6-8pm: Andrew Hartman - Jazz

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www.ajhmusic.com
Guitarist Andrew Hartman (b. 1983) was born in Cincinnati, OH and grew up in a musical family. Studying at the Ohio State University, Hartman became active in the Columbus jazz scene, learning on the gig from many of the area's phenomenal musicians. Players such as Paul Brown, Andy Woodson, Michael Cox, and Derek DiCenzo (to name a few) left an indelible mark in Hartman's taste in jazz music. In addition to working as a sideman, he led the group Still Motion, for which he was also the main composer and arranger. The quintet released an album of Hartman's original compositions, Andrew Hartman and Still Motion, in 2010.

8-9pm: Tamuro Rie from Japan - Singer Songwriter

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www.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=nvMhb8wbpFM&app=desktop
Tamuro Rie is a 21 years old singer songwriter from Nara, Japan.

9-10pm: The Michael Packer Blues Band

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www.michaelpackerbluesband.com
MICHAEL PACKER is an american singer-songwriter, guitarist and Blues Hall Of Fame inductee who was born in New York City in 1950. He did his first gig at the Bitter End in Greenwich Village at the age of 15. In 1969 he formed the group 'Papa Nebo" which included saxophonist Bob Mintzer who went on to play with the Grammy award winning "Yellowjackets". Papa Nebo recorded an album for Atlantic records. They were personally signed by Ahmet Ertegun.Today it is a collectors item.

10-11pm: Taulant Mehmeti & Billy Ruegger - Funk / Balkan / World Mu

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www.facebook.com/Taulantmehmetimusic?ref=hl
Taulant Mehmeti is an Albanian guitarist from Kosovo. Even before discovering jazz music at the age of 18, Mehmeti was always a natural improvisor, drawing upon the rich Balkan rhythms and Gypsy music he grew up hearing and playing. Of course, Django Reinhardt was a strong influence, but so was the harmonic exuberance of Charlie Parker and the effortless swing of Wes Montgomery. Taulant's music weaves these bright strands into a shimmering tapestry of his own creation.

12-3:45am AFROLICIOUS w / DJ JP Biamby

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www.dj.jpbiamby.com
Afrolicious - Dj JP BIAMBY Presents Classic Afro-Beat, Coupe Decale, Hip Life, Najia, N'dombolo, Soukous, Reggae, Soca, Reggaeton sprinkled with a little bit of current Hip Hop & R&B.
March 13

6-8pm: Herve Alexandre & SF Crew

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www.facebook.com/SoulfullSounds
Herve Alexandre's band The Sultans of Sound is a band of funky young musicians who primarily play and continue to grow in Jazz while applying the modern sounds of Hip - Hop and R&b to their music. Herve and the Sultans are becoming the new sound throughout Manhattan and the tri-state area.

8-10pm: Traditional Acoustic Blues House Party

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www.piedmontbluz.com
With hand clapping, foot stomping and Piedmont style picking. ---------------------- M.S.G. Acoustic Blues Trio (Jackie Merritt, Miles Spicer, Resa Gibbs) www.acousticbluesmsg.com "It's been a while since I've heard anyone take something as traditional as your chosen style and not lose the respect of the heritage while bringing it into the 22nd Century." - Tina Terry, Piedmont Talent ------------------------- Piedmont Bluz Acoustic Duo (Valerie Turner, Ben Turner) Website: www.piedmontbluz.com "Just when people think the old country blues of the Mid-Atlantic has faded away, along come the wonderful husband and wife duo of Valerie and Ben Turner who are the heirs to the Piedmont blues tradition. They are known as the duo 'Piedmont Bluz' and play the truehearted, authentic country blues with love. It'll warm you heart. Keep your ears on Piedmont Bluz." - Frank Matheis, Publisher: www.thecountryblues.com, Writer: Living Blues, Independent Radio Producer

10pm-12am - Boubacar Kafando and Zaama Nooma Band - Fusion

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www.facebook.com/boubacar.kafando
Musician/Singer from Burkina Faso, West Africa.

12-3.45am Dj Birane from Ivory Coast

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www.eburnee.com
One of NYC's finest African DJ, the best coupé decallé, hiphop & RnB, dancehall, soca, Zouk, Naija, and salsa in the city.
March 14

1-8pm: HARLEM DAYTIME PARTY with DJ Madi - Soca / Reggae / Urban -

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www.eventbug.com/events/Soca-Reggae-Urban/Harlem-Daytime-Party-The-Shrine_8164.html

8-9pm: The Cannibal Ramblers - Blues / Rock

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www.cannibalramblers.com
The Cannibal Ramblers focus on densely textured, highly rhythmic music with strong narrative content. They have a deep reservoir of original music as well as an extensive knowledge and love of pre-war blues. The Cannibal Rambler’s sound is ragged like a rusty knife. Mixing Hound Dog, R.L. Burnside and Junior Kimbrough, with Bukka White, Fred McDowell, and Son House brings you into their zone of sound. Driving the car down the winding mountain road with the brake lines cut is where they live. The Cannibal Ramblers were honored to represent the West Virginia Blues Society in the 2012 Memphis International Blues Challenge.

9-10pm: BelAmi - R&B

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www.belamimusic.com
A wonderfully refreshing ode to beauty and burgeoning love, Bel-Ami's single "(U Do) That Thing" seamlessly blends elements of the soul, gospel & rock genres that birthed his unique style. Special BONUS track included with album purchase. credits.

10pm-12am: Malabar - World

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www.malabarband.com
MALABAR is a collection of 7 multi-cultural musicians playing groovy world music with an emphasis in reggae & soul. Since Malabar entered the Boston Music scene in 2012, they have quickly become a well-known local favorite, holding residencies at Darryl’s Corner Bar & The Middle East. Spicy rhythms complement the fiery Malabar horn section, seducing audiences to dance and enjoy, all the while breaking the barriers between performer and audience member. Malabar looks forward to jamming together with you at their next show.

12-3:45am: DJ JP Biamby

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www.dj.jpbiamby.com
DJ JP BIAMBY Presents Classic Afro-Beat, Coupe Decale, Hip Life, Najia, N'dombolo, Soukous, Reggae, Soca, Reggaeton sprinkled with a little bit of current Hip Hop & R&B.
March 15

5-8pm: The Shrine Sunday Jazz Jam Session with Lu Reid

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www.myspace.com/lureidangel
Spontaneous Jazz does not happen at Lincoln Center...or BAM!!! It is still in Harlem, where my friends and I live it every day. All the musicians on these streets are stars. When I was a kid and I first heard the sweet language of that magical Jazz I was hooked for life. You just soaked it up and couldn't help but be moved by it as you walked the streets. I can still feel that kaleidoscope of sound, and I want to bring it to you each and every Sunday.

8-9pm: MASPV

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www.maspv.com
Steel Pan Combo.

9pm-12am: Shrine Dub Club - Reggae Live Sound System

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www.facebook.com/tiqurambassa
"The Shrine DUB Club#4: Exclusive showcase from Salomon Heritage (Sound system & label from France) - Coming from Montpellier (France), Salomon Heritage (http://www.salomonheritage.com) is a sound system founded by selecta Roots Arna, an activist on the french reggae scene for a number of years. Created in 2009 Salomon Heritage is also a Record Label which released series of quality 12 inch vynils featuring artists like Murray Man, Prince Jamo, King General and Ras Tweed the MC of the sound system. For this unique showcase in New York, Roots Arna will be accompanied on the microphone by Brother Iko from Tiqur Ambassa, regular host of The Shrine Dub Club sessions. All tribes are welcomed so put on your skanking shoes and run come rally!"

12-3:45am Reggae Rock Steady Movement - DJ Madi

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www.facebook.com/madi.guigma
Your sunday rendez vous with Dj Madi spinning records that blend old school Hip-Hop, R&B, World & African music and a bit of old-fashioned rock and roll…
March 16

6-8pm: The Sons Of Rest - R&B

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www.facebook.com/charles.caldarola
The Sons of Rest was formed in the middle 80's in Hoboken. The group first got together to rehearse as the rhythm section for various 60's revival groups, but after one rehearsal it was clear that a unique combination had been hit upon. Not ones to belabor themselves, the Sons had no further ambitions than to sit around on Monday nights picking and grinning. Members of the band have played with many icons of rock and roll and rhythm and blues, including, Bill Doggett, Livingston Taylor, Queen Esther Marrow, Bernard Purdie, Jack DeJohnette, Gerald Albright, Cornell Dupree, Hank Crawford, Donald Fagen, Steve Cropper, Duck Dunn, Mick Fleetwood, Roy Orbison, Melissa Manchester, Bernadette Peters, Willie Dixon, Wilson Pickett, Junior Walk

8pm-12am: Hip Hop and Spoken Words - Open Mic with Band

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www.iamlikwuid.com
"Likwuid blends her noble rhymes with lip biting grooves, I feel fortunate that her craft and beautiful spirit are rising in this decade as a contemporary. After experiencing Likwuid Stylez, i feel fully satisfied from the frontal lobe to the hip bones." -Esperanza Spalding, Grammy Award Winner
March 17

6-8pm: Joe Pino Quintet-Jazz

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www.joepinojazz.com
He has appeared in many jazz venues in the New England area with his quintet including Ryles Jazz Club, and Chianti Jazz Lounge.In July 2010, Joe played third trumpet in the musical production of Gypsy at The North Shore Music Theatre staring Vicki Lewis. He has also performed at clubs in New York City including Somethin' Jazz Club featuring the great Jim Rotondi, Miles Jazz Caffe, Caffe Vivaldi, Smalls Jazz Club, The Fat Cat, and Cleopatra’s Needle. Joe is an endorsed Adams Flugelhorn Artist.

8-9pm: The Dan - Singer Songwriter

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www.iamthedan.com/
With beautiful curly hair and an alluring voice, Dan Cathcart, known on stage as The Dan, is a multi-talented singer-songwriter and actress. Birthed in L.A., The Dan’s passion for music & theatre brought her to New York. She soon found herself performing with a broad range of artists in multiple genres from local bands to Grammy award winning artists. Now embarking on her journey as a solo artist, The Dan has incorporated elements from a variety of genres including Soul, Jazz, and RNB. Her sound is parallel to artists such as Amel Larrieux, Corrine Bailey Rae, Alicia Keys, Tamia, and Aaliyah.

9-10pm: J. Blake Blues Band - Blues / Rock

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www.jblakeblues.com
J. Blake is one of New York City's hottest blues frontmen and guitarists. From raucous bars & clubs to intimate restaurants, his fun and crowd-pleasing brand of blues can comfortably accommodate any room.

10-11pm: A.M. DOWN - Rock Hip Hop

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www.amdown.bandcamp.com/releases
*Vocals - Classic *Vocals - M.O.E *Guitar - George *Guitar - Matt O [2012-14] *Bass - Pat *Drums - Matt D

11pm-12am: Highbrid - Rock

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www.facebook.com/pages/Highbrid-Band/102680506457608?ref=br_tf
High-Brid Band Goals are to entertain, travel and bring about a new genre of music that would appeal to our generation.

12-3:45am: DJ Kamson Junior

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www.soundcloud.com/kamsonjunior
DJ Kamson JR of his real name Kamagate Kamson is an Africa Artist/Dj who started his career in 2008. He actually plays all and every kind of Music House,Reggae,Afro-house,HipHop,Coupe decale,Ndombolo,Zaiko,Mandingo,Naija
March 18

6-8pm: Steve Kaiser Band - Jazz

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www.stevekaiserjazz.com/Home_Page.html
“Add Steve Kaiser to the list of gifted musicians who have become splendid vocal artists!”…...........Jack Kleinsinger producer Highlights In Jazz

8pm-2am: Maria Davis Mad Wednesday's & R&B Against AIDS

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www.nydailynews.com/new-york/uptown/affable-ambassador-hiv-aids-article-1.1257343
Maria Davis/Mad Wednesday's New Artist Showcase with A Live Band has been existence since 1994, showcasing R&B, Hip Hop, Gospel, Reggae & Poetry Maria Davis AIDS Activist/Survivor is the Producer and Host of "Mad Wednesday's" many premiere artist has grace our stage "Jay Z", "50 Cents","Alyson Williams" "Brian McKnight", "Anthony Hamilton", "Donelle Jones", "Missy Elliott", "Monica" DJ Funk Master Flex, DJ Red Alert, DJ ACE Comedians "Bill Bellamy", "Bernie Mac", "Talent" and the list goes on. Mad Wednesday's has now incorporated a live band to it's family featuring "karl Browne" (Key Boards), "Lil Sean" (Drums), "Melvin Koonce" (lead Guitar) & "Jerry Brooks" (lead Bass) Maria Davis believes it is not just about the music but, education, awareness, self empowerment, & community. Seven hour music marathon for Haiti! davismaria@msn.com
March 19

6-8pm: Florio / Kleijn Duo - Jazz

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www.alessandroflorio.com
"Alessandro has a shining, brilliant tone that adds a bite to his arrangements and original songs along with his clever and inventive chords. This duo recording shows his "Monk-like" humor that is rare in guitar recordings. It also shows that he's using his influences to develop a unique and individual voice." - Freddie Bryant From the liner notes of "Taneda" (Alessandro Florio/Mattia Magatelli)

8-9pm: Square One - Blues Rock

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www.facebook.com/pages/Square-One/357772837717710?ref=aymt_homepage_panel
We are Square One. We play a wide variety of rock and blues music. We are located in NYC.

9-10pm: The Giant Flying Turtles - Rock

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www.reverbnation.com/rpk/giantflyingturtles
If Tom Petty, Bob Dylan, Pink Floyd, and Yes got together in a studio back in the day they would of made The Giant flying turtles...Johnny and Calvin met waking up under a pool table in a long since condemned ...

10pm-12am: Oliver's Revenge - Cover Band

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www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10152101611168500

12-3:45am AFROLICIOUS w / DJ JP Biamby

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www.dj.jpbiamby.com
Afrolicious - Dj JP BIAMBY Presents Classic Afro-Beat, Coupe Decale, Hip Life, Najia, N'dombolo, Soukous, Reggae, Soca, Reggaeton sprinkled with a little bit of current Hip Hop & R&B.
March 20

DONEE MIDDLETON - Jazz Noir - 6-8pm

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www.reverbnation.com/c./rpk/404190?access_code=726462c027942914675f&auto_play=true
IWelcome to this Spectacular world of Jazz Noir. I am an Artist and Avid Lover of Music and all things pertaining to the Performing Arts. Happily singing since the age of 5, it is a lovely part of me that I absolutely must share. Although the experience of "Jazz" has my attention right now, I have been known to belt out a mean Aria on a given occasion. As a Student and Lover of Drama while in High School and College, I consider myself an Actress that Sings! My performances to date include venues in New York City and Los Angeles. I cannot say how many Octaves I may attain because if the song hits me just right, I seem to accomplish Vocal Technique that will often surprise.

8-9pm: Kat Beal - Singer Songwriter

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www.reverbnation.com/katbeal
“Despite her country leanings, Beal isn’t averse to soaking in some Detroit rock influences.” By Brett Callwood - Metro Times

9-10pm: Gibril - Hip Hop

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www.gibrilville.com
Gibril Mansaray, (November 27, 1981 - Present), is a Hop-Hop, Soul, and Reggae recording artist, primarily known by his stage name Gibril, a.k.a The Foreign Exchange Hustler. In 2006, he released his first mix-tape called, "The Foreign Exchange Hustla". In 2007, he released the second volume to his mix tape series entitled "The Foreign Exchange Rate5".Gibrils' string of good fortune continued a year later when he was introduced to the legendary M1 from the group “Dead Prez".

10pm-12am: Obisoulstar - Soul, Blues, Funk, Rock, Afrobeat & Re

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www.obisoulstar.com
Born in Chicago, but raised in West Africa -- Nigeria to be exact -- Obisoulstar is the epitome of a Renaissance Man. His music is like food for the starving senses and water for a withered heart; it reflects a man who has seen a lot, forgotten little, and is not afraid to tell the story. His music embraces the sounds of Soul, Blues, Funk, Rock, Afrobeat, Lounge, and Reggae -- with a dash of House and Alternative for extra style. Sharing the stage with the likes of Grammy Nominee Kem, Eric Roberson and Reggae Legend Beres Hammond (to mention a few), Obisoulstar merges influences from the likes of Maxwell, Raphael Saadiq, Lenny Kravitz, Meshell Ndegeocello, Jimi Hendrix, Prince, and Fela Kuti (the father of Afrobeat), forming a concoction of melodic delight while promoting unity, love, and spiritual liberation through music.

12-3.45am Dj Birane from Ivory Coast

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www.eburnee.com
One of NYC's finest African DJ, the best coupé decallé, hiphop & RnB, dancehall, soca, Zouk, Naija, and salsa in the city.
March 21

6-8pm: Asako Takasaki - Jazz

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www.asakojazz.com
In NY, Asako befriended and studied with Beverley Smith, James Smith, and Bettina Sheppard. Asako joined a jam session at St. Nicks Pub in Harlem and kept on joining sessions at the mass of famous jazz clubs such as Lenox Lounge, Showmans, Robins Nest, American Legion, Niagara, Cleopatra Needls, Smalls, Fat Cat, Garage, Pumpkins, and Nuyorican Poets Cafe. She also took part in the recording of James Smith,(who is a keyboard player of STAFF), when he made his private CD. A contestant on the Amateur Night at Apollo Theatre in Harlem.

8-8:20pm: Silvestry

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www.silvestryonline.com
The 25 year old was born and raised in New York City. At the age of 6, Silvestry appeared in a children's commercial for Nickelodeon promoting an ad for "Sonic The Hedgehog." Even at this age, Johnny knew that he wanted to become a performer - he was extremely devoted & excelled in his chorus class. He would sit at home, rewind the musical parts of his favorite Disney movies, write the songs down and sing them over and over again.

8:20-8:40pm: Caiikie - Pop

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www.caiikie.com
A blend of pop, alternative, and baroque, Pop artist Caiikie creates a sound that has earned her a considerable buzz. She has been compared to Amy Winehouse, Lady and the moody, classic art rock of Kate Bush.

8:40-9pm: Azin Fahimi - Pop

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www.azinfahimi.com/Home.html
Persian R&B-Pop artist, Azin sings of human rights and social issues in her deeply soulful music. She has toured Europe and continues to work with renowned producers. Azin writes and sings from the heart, and truly moves her listeners.

9-10pm - Lachi - Pop / Rock

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www.lachimusic.com
NYC singer-songwriter and author Lachi, mixes commercial rock, quirky pop and vocal soul with catchy yet thought-provoking lyrics, haunting, soulful melodies and her unique and powerful voice. Lachi has performed at numerous venues and festivals, including PrideFest (Milwaukee), where she opened up for Patti LaBelle and the Brooklyn Academy of Music café series, where they opened for Questluv of The Roots. Having collaborated with many notable producers, Lachi’s music has been featured in The Onion/AV, Oprah Radio, The Deli, MTV.com, E, Style-Network, Oxygen, CW, documentaries, indie films, online and FM radio and a host of other notable outlets.

10pm-12am: Sould'Out NYC - Soul / Funk

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www.facebook.com/thesouldoutband?sk=app_2405167945
Sould'Out likes: Robert Glasper, Rockwood Music Hall, Thelonious Monk, Wayne Shorter, Charles Mingus, Donny Hathaway (1945-1979), Aabaraki, The Memphis Horns, Max ZT, Sly & The Family Stone, Joe Zawinul, Antoine Cara, Akie Bermiss, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Rance Allen, Motown Records, Stax Museum of American Soul Music, Stax Records, Jimmy McGriff, The Shrine, King Curtis, Lynette Williams, this is not the radio

12-3:45am: DJ JP Biamby

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www.dj.jpbiamby.com
DJ JP BIAMBY Presents Classic Afro-Beat, Coupe Decale, Hip Life, Najia, N'dombolo, Soukous, Reggae, Soca, Reggaeton sprinkled with a little bit of current Hip Hop & R&B.
March 22

5-8pm: The Shrine Sunday Jazz Jam Session with Lu Reid

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www.myspace.com/lureidangel
Spontaneous Jazz does not happen at Lincoln Center...or BAM!!! It is still in Harlem, where my friends and I live it every day. All the musicians on these streets are stars. When I was a kid and I first heard the sweet language of that magical Jazz I was hooked for life. You just soaked it up and couldn't help but be moved by it as you walked the streets. I can still feel that kaleidoscope of sound, and I want to bring it to you each and every Sunday.

Tunk Trio - Jazz - 8-9pm

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www.christunkel.com/music.html
Conjuring up rhythms, vocals and harmonies found throughout Jazz, Blues and World music spectrums, this trio captures this blend with their unique sound and instrumentation!

9-11pm: Misery Loves Company - Folk, rock, country and reggae

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Our repertoire is a combination of Folk, Blues, Rock and Reggae plus some original tunes.Featuring: Jerry McCord (Guitar, Vocals) Susan Kaessinger (Vocals, Guitar, Percussion) Buddy Grecco (Harmonica, 12-String Guitar, Guitar, Vocals)

12-3:45am Reggae Rock Steady Movement - DJ Madi

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www.facebook.com/madi.guigma
Your sunday rendez vous with Dj Madi spinning records that blend old school Hip-Hop, R&B, World & African music and a bit of old-fashioned rock and roll…
March 23

6-10pm: The Moth StorySLAM

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The Moth StorySLAMs are steadily spreading all over the map, gathering people and stories from all over the country. The Moth is open to anyone with a five-minute story to share on the night's posted theme. The brave of heart, or those with stories they're aching to tell, prepare personal, true tales. When the doors open, storyteller hopefuls put their names in The Moth Hat. A half hour later, names are picked, and one by one, storytellers take the stage. Each person has just five minutes! The ten featured stories are scored by teams of judges selected from the audience. Each StorySLAM generates a StorySLAM winner. After ten SLAMs, the winners face off in our GrandSLAM Championships. Come sign up to tell a story, or just enjoy the show!

10-11pm: I M - Jazz

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=SUIOVudjc64
Idan Morim and his trio will be joined by some special guests for an evening of acoustic Jazz

11pm-12am: Baun from Denmark - Painist Singer Songwriter

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www.baunmusic.com
Søren Baun (36) is a danish pianist, singer and songwriter. He's a passionate musicman that feels at home in the world of melodic pop, jazzy improvisation, soul and funky beats. Through the years he's been singing and playing in different constellations from acoustic jazz and brasilian music to soul and funk - most often as a leader. His current projects counts his own soulgroovy band BAUN, for which he writes the songs with inspiration from his idols like Steely Dan and Stevie Wonder. With BAUN he's been performing live in spanish radio and his videos from 2014 were shown on spanish national internet TV. Recently he's been working with the nu-soulartist and producer from London, OMAR Lye-fook.

12-3.45am Harlem Soul Kitchen w / DJ JP Biamby

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www.dj.jpbiamby.com
Harlem Soul Kitchen - Join us and Dj Jp Biamby at Shrine every monday night and listen to Soul Classics, Rare Grooves, Motown R&B & Classic Sampled songs with a little Hip Hop & R&B on the side.
March 24

6-8pm: PMC Soul 4 Life - R&B

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Pamela is a world wide recording SuperStar. A member of a Grammy Winning Band. The new voice of the recording group "Rose Royce, and the headliner at the Cotton Club for over 20 years. Recorded back ground vocals with Al Green, Aretha Franklin, The Main Ingredient, Tyramine Hawkins, Fonda Ray and Cissy Houston. Pamela is the "PMC"who has stepped out front in a most unique style and will blow your mind with help from the "Connection" her band of Worldly known musicians. Working on a new project and will be delighting the audience with a new sound. Sit back, relax, buy a drink and enjoy the music.

8pm-2am: Soul 4Real - Open Mic hosted by Raine Torae & Band

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www.Soul4RealEvents.ning.com
Soul, R&B, Funk, Poetry, Jazz, Gospel $10 Cover
March 25

6-8pm: Duke Mseleku - South African Jazz

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www.reverbnation.com/bantudubjazzproject
Duke Mseleku : born in S Africa. Music from my grand parents to my generation. Music was a life style and an important culture in my family. At age ten, when my father was writing music for his projects he decided to teach us to sing in four parts harmony, me and my cousins. I began working as a professional performer, at age 17 in Johannesburg, 1980 joined Sam Williams singers, 82 Dakashi Afro-fusion & jazz, 84 Oneness Afro-reggae, CAW Band Afro-folk & rock, 91 KZN University Big Band Jazz...

8-11pm: The PitchBlak Playlist

www.pitchblakbrassband.com
Description: Spend the evening with PitchBlak Brass Band as they feature their favorite emcees & vocalists backed by their big sound and Hip-Hop style. A night of freestyles and improvisation in the Hip-Hop/Jazz medium invites guests to collaborate on the spot, so bring out your horns, rhymes and good vibes!

11pm-3:45am DJ Dakar

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www.soundcloud.com/dj-dakar-nyc
DJ Dakar is from the Pikine neighborhood of Dakar, Senegal, and now lives in Harlem, New York City. He got his start in the music business as an audio technician for radio and television in Dakar. He also DJ'd Dakar's late-night, hip-hop radio show "Hotmix" on WALF-FM. Now in New York, DJ Dakar's music is distinguished by his mixing of the latest hits in dance, hip-hop, Sengalese mbalax, reggae, Ivorian couper decaler, Congolese soukous, salsa, reggaeton and more.

11pm-12am: Funk Pterodactyl

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www.facebook.com/FunkPterodactyl
For the last few years some ideas that personify a Funk playing Pterodactyl have been brewing in my brain! Funk Pterodactyl experience coming to you soon!!
March 26

6-8pm: Sunfree - Jazz

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=-jyXfR_DEMM
Composer/performer on electric violin and flute.

8-9pm: Band Antenna - Rock

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www.bandantenna.com
Electric mandolin and keyboards drone over Moe Tucker beats with soaring melodies and irresistible hooks, creating a compelling new psychedelic pop sound. Established in 2008.

9-10pm: Neycha

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www.neychaonline.com
Neycha is the former resident advice columnist for Ebonyjet.com and resident lifestyle expert for CentricTV.com. She currently writes a regular column for Essence.com and Heart & Soul Magazine. Also  an acclaimed  recording  artist,  with  her  third  studio  album,  The  Holy  Hell  of  Hope  slated  for  a  multi-installment release  between  2013  and  2015, Neycha’s  multidisciplinary background  provides  a  rich  backdrop  from which  she draws  to  provide  the  soundtrack  to  and  catalyst  for inspired,  unchained,  "naked"  living.

10-11pm: Khasha Macka - Dubcore

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www.facebook.com/khasha.macka
Khasha Macka is a small rebel army active in and around NYC known for their guerilla tactics and smiting the wicked with a weapon known as Dubcore (a mix of roots reggae, dance hall, and hardcore metal)

11pm-12am: Band Droidz - Rock - SHOWCASE

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www.facebook.com/banddroidz
It's hard these days to find something musically outstanding in the myriad of genres, bands, and performers that make up the euphonic landscape of today. It's difficult to give your heart to one solid band that will nourish your soul and satisfy your cravings- until now. Now there is �The Band Droidz� � a band based in New York, with a New York soul, real New York zip-code and genuine New York city attitude and quality. You might be taken aback by their sound, a m�lange of influent powerful notes like �The Clash� and �Nirvana� with a hint of �REM� on a rock-hard New York city background.

12-3:45am: AFROLICIOUS w / DJ JP Biamby

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www.dj.jpbiamby.com
Afrolicious - Dj JP BIAMBY Presents Classic Afro-Beat, Coupe Decale, Hip Life, Najia, N'dombolo, Soukous, Reggae, Soca, Reggaeton sprinkled with a little bit of current Hip Hop & R&B.
March 27

6-8pm: Nick Di Maria - Jazz

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www.myspace.com/nickdimaria
Formed in the summer of 2006 this band has been performing frequently throughout Connecticut. On stage the band explores what is possible through improvising as a group and taking chances which can sometimes lead to full ensemble "freak outs." Not to forget to mention that the band plays to its roots as well with classic standards and original compositions.

8-9pm: The Fine Line - Folk

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www.thefinelineband.com/index/
Al and Efrat blend their rich voices and performance styles to bring a tasty buffet that can please even the most discerning palate. Their shows always include a savory blend of original music and select great songs from great songwriters, delivered with a colorfully engaging style that both entertains and informs. And, every show is different.

9-10pm: Agosto from Argentina - Rock

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www.agostoweb.com.ar/novedades.html
Formados en 2005 en la provincia de Chubut y radicados actualmente en Buenos Aires, Agosto está formado por Franco Rodrigues (guitarra y voces), Mauricio Rodrigues (guitarra y voces), Martin Romero (bajo) y Sofía Zorzopulos (batería y voces).

10pm-12am: Ayo In Motion - Live Hip Hop

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www.ayoinmotion.com
The passion and energy embedded in AYo’s lyrical content and performance presence commands attention and has captivated the eyes and ears of both the hip-hop and spoken-word poetry communities. He recently opened for Talib Kweli at the J.Dilla tribute held at Webster Hall. Primarily a NYC-based hiphop artist, AYo plays with his own live band, which blends influences of Afro-Beat from his Nigerian roots with jazz, soul and other musical influences that have likened comparisons to Kanye West, Lupe Fiasco and Bruno Mars.

12-3.45am Dj Birane from Ivory Coast

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www.eburnee.com
One of NYC's finest African DJ, the best coupé decallé, hiphop & RnB, dancehall, soca, Zouk, Naija, and salsa in the city.
March 28

6-8pm: Bringing Conscious Back

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www.bringingconsciousback.blogspot.com
It's coming up on a year since we started our campaign "Bringing Conscious Back" and we are proud to say we are still running and campaigning using media, spoken word and music to inspire communities to have conscious dialogue and spur action for change. We started on May 19th which happens to be "Malcolm X" birthday and the day the "Last Poets" got started in Marcus Garvey Park. As our one year anniversary comes up we are proud to say that we have gained some reputable artists and speakers.

8-9pm: Italian Surf Academy - Surf Music

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www.facebook.com/italiansurfacademy
"Take one Italian guitarist active in the Downtown Improvisation and New Music scene - combine with youthful influences of movie music and Spaghetti Westerns - mix well with a love of '60s Surf Sound (think The Ventures, Beach Boys, etc.) bathed in reverb - anchor with a solid rhythm section of bass and drums.. and you get the Italian Surf Academy! Certainly the baddest bad Morricone you've ever heard - as well as themes from other '60s Italian soundtrack stalwarts such as Piero Umiliani, Riz Ortolani, Carlo Rustichelli, Armando Trovajoli, and Luis Enriquez Bacalov!...."

9-10pm: Habib and the Lost Sheets

10pm-12am: Sambalolo - Malian Music, Reggae & Blues.

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www.sambalolo.net/SambaLolo/Home.html
"His smooth, sensuous vocals draw you right in, with his fabulous guitar playing and just the right amount of traditional percussive accompaniment making for a truly beautiful performance. I felt myself swept away to a distant place, interested in learning more about this fascinating storyteller." — Boston Survival Guide

12-3:45am: DJ JP Biamby

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www.dj.jpbiamby.com
DJ JP BIAMBY Presents Classic Afro-Beat, Coupe Decale, Hip Life, Najia, N'dombolo, Soukous, Reggae, Soca, Reggaeton sprinkled with a little bit of current Hip Hop & R&B.
March 29

5-8pm: The Shrine Sunday Jazz Jam Session with Lu Reid

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www.myspace.com/lureidangel
Spontaneous Jazz does not happen at Lincoln Center...or BAM!!! It is still in Harlem, where my friends and I live it every day. All the musicians on these streets are stars. When I was a kid and I first heard the sweet language of that magical Jazz I was hooked for life. You just soaked it up and couldn't help but be moved by it as you walked the streets. I can still feel that kaleidoscope of sound, and I want to bring it to you each and every Sunday.

9-10pm: The Smoke People - Funk / Jazz / Electronica

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www.thesmokepeople.bandcamp.com/releases
The Smoke People is a funk/jazz/electronica trio based in New York City. Featuring sax player Luke Penella (Big Daddy Kane, Slick Rick, Lifted Crew), bassist Dmitry Ishenko (Paul Banks, John Tchicai, Steve Lacy) & drummer Rob Mitzner (Sam Kininger Band, Jann Klose, I'm in You). For nearly 2 years, the Smoke have maintained a Monday night residency at the Ella Lounge in the East Village, regularly featuring world renowned special guests across many musical genres, including members of Steely Dan, the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, Rusted Root, John Legend's band and countless others. The trio is regularly joined by keyboardist and songwriter Lars Potteiger, guitarist John Cave (Talib Kweli), and bassist Sam Weber.

12-3:45am Reggae Rock Steady Movement - DJ Madi

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www.facebook.com/madi.guigma
Your sunday rendez vous with Dj Madi spinning records that blend old school Hip-Hop, R&B, World & African music and a bit of old-fashioned rock and roll…
March 30

7pm-12am: The Rendez Vous - Live Show Case Soul,Funk,Blues Rock

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www.brownpapertickets.com/event/241105
Join Us at Shrine World Music Venue in Harlem, 2271 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd., bet. 133rd & 134th Street, on the last Monday of every month for our Monthly event The Rendezvous! It's the place where you can hear great live music from independent artists while enjoying good food, interesting people and surrounded by the culture and ambiance of one of the World's most famous communities, Harlem USA!

12-3.45am Harlem Soul Kitchen w / DJ JP Biamby

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www.dj.jpbiamby.com
Harlem Soul Kitchen - Join us and Dj Jp Biamby at Shrine every monday night and listen to Soul Classics, Rare Grooves, Motown R&B & Classic Sampled songs with a little Hip Hop & R&B on the side.
March 31

7-9pm: FPP - The First Person Plural Reading Presents

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www.firstpersonpluralharlem.com
The First Person Plural Reading Series was founded in 2011 with the hope of bringing more attention to creative communities in Harlem. We began this series by inviting inventive, inspiring writers and artists to showcase work written from a “we” or plural POV. We don’t know what our writers are going to produce, but we do know that it’s always powerful work.

9-10pm: The Free Sound Ahn-somble - Jazz

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=rU4KBza9o0c
Dorian Wallace and The Free Sound Ahn-somble is a 16 piece group from NYC.

10-11pm: The Liberty Big Band - Jazz

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www.thelibertybigbandnyc.com
The Liberty Big Band project was initiated in 2013 by Liberté-Anne Lymberiou in NYC. She had recently gotten the bug for big band composition, and absolutely had to have her pieces read by local musicians. Sure enough, the excellent artists came together and started feeling out the music. Still in the beginning stages, the band has immense potential. Most of the repertoire contains originals of Liberté-Anne's, but also compositions by the other band members. Personnel: Curtis Nowosad - drums, Mat Muntz - Bass, TBA - piano, TBA - congas, Steve Carrington, Livio Almeida - tenor sax, Mercedes Beckman, Alejandro Aviles - alto sax, Larry Bustamante - baritone sax, John Lake, Adam O'Farrill, Satish Robertson - trumpets, Nick Grinder, Set Weaver, Mariel Bildsten, Jesus Viramontes - trombones

11pm-12am: Taraf De Locos - World

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www.tarafdelocos.com/epk/
Taraf de Locos is a five-piece band based out of San Francisco, California. Featuring music from Albania, Turkey, Greece, Brazil, Cuba, Mexico, and more, the group creates a stunning, original evening of international song. Taraf de Locos is composed of violinist /vocalist Aya Safiya, saxophonist/guitarist/vocalist Tano Brock, trumpeter/vocalist Cecilia Peña-Govea, percussionist /vocalist Miguelito León and bassist Mireya León. Their history as childhood friends creates a unique chemistry that is palpable in their refined, innovative sound and the many divergent traditions are fused together to create some startlingly fresh magic!

12-3:45am: DJ Kamson Junior

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www.soundcloud.com/kamsonjunior
DJ Kamson JR of his real name Kamagate Kamson is an Africa Artist/Dj who started his career in 2008. He actually plays all and every kind of Music House,Reggae,Afro-house,HipHop,Coupe decale,Ndombolo,Zaiko,Mandingo,Naija
April 1

6-8pm: Norihiro Kikuta Trio - Jazz

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=Syb01yYgGNE&list=UUgweCl71zLA7RLS_tBKm4mw

8-9pm: Maris And The Merry Rockers - Folk Rock

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www.merryrockers.com
Marissa "Maris" Lelogeais is a singer/songwriter from Boston MA. In January 2012, she founded Maris And The Merry Rockers, a five-piece folk rock reggae band that is made up of current students and alumni of Berklee College Of Music. She started the band because " All the people around me were bringing their music to life and I didn't know how to and I wanted to play music with other people who could help me do that!"

9-10pm: Matt Wolpe - Rock Pop Folk

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www.soundcloud.com/mattwolpe
From Los Angeles, California.

10-11pm: Aliyah Niambi

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www.aliyahniambi.com
Aliyah Niambi is a native of The United States of America, but is very much OF the world. She lived in multiple states in her youth, from North Carolina, to South Jersey, Philly, Nashville, and Reading, PA. It was her parents musical influence that gave her the gift of music. Early on, Aliyah Niambi was a trumpet player, which ended up sending her to New York City to attend New School University for a jazz performance degree. Along the way she met some of today's best artist and musicians, as well as performed with many.

11pm-12am: The Travelers

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music-thetravelers.bandcamp.com/releases
Blues funk hip-hop jazz rock soul hip-hop jazz New York.

12-3:45am DJ Dakar

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www.soundcloud.com/dj-dakar-nyc
DJ Dakar is from the Pikine neighborhood of Dakar, Senegal, and now lives in Harlem, New York City. He got his start in the music business as an audio technician for radio and television in Dakar. He also DJ'd Dakar's late-night, hip-hop radio show "Hotmix" on WALF-FM. Now in New York, DJ Dakar's music is distinguished by his mixing of the latest hits in dance, hip-hop, Sengalese mbalax, reggae, Ivorian couper decaler, Congolese soukous, salsa, reggaeton and more.
April 2

8-9pm: The Great Barrier Reefs - Stell Pan Fusion

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www.thegreatbarrierreefs.com
The Great Barrier Reefs are a Nashville based act that has been turning heads since 2009. As a steel drum fronted funk fusion group, the Reefs blend the island native steel pan with contemporary funk rhythms and jazz harmony into a progressive, fusion flavor. Over the past 5 years the Reefs have released 3 records, and have tour the Southeast and Midwest; including performances at Columbus Jazz and Ribs Festival, Ya Maka My Weekend Festival, Nashville Fringe Festival, and Bowling Green International Festival; sharing the stage with such acts as Soulive, Yo Mama's Big Fat Booty Band, The Right Now, Space Capone, Monophonics, and many other fine acts.

9-10pm: Michi - Pop

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www.musicbymichi.com
Press: "Artists like Michiko Egger are rare. Perhaps once in a long while- a decade, a generation, something like that....Her album, “Where Your Heart is” proposes a question, but after a few tours with this album, you know that query is directed right at you. Egger leaves her heart on her guitar strings in what could be one of the best albums to come from an independent artist in years...." - Patrick Hickey, Jr., ReviewFix (Mar 26, 2013)

10pm-12am: The Clubs - Funk / Soul

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www.theclubsband.com
The Clubs were formed in 2008 by Ian Kirkman & have been electrifying New York audiences ever since. In 2009 The Clubs released a well received live EP, Live At The Bitter End, which showcased the band's ability to captivate a venue with their special hybrid of R&B, Funk & Soul. In early 2010 The Clubs entered Velvet Swan Studios in NYC to begin recording their debut studio album. It was released on September 27, 2010.

12-3:45am: AFROLICIOUS w / DJ JP Biamby

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www.dj.jpbiamby.com
Afrolicious - Dj JP BIAMBY Presents Classic Afro-Beat, Coupe Decale, Hip Life, Najia, N'dombolo, Soukous, Reggae, Soca, Reggaeton sprinkled with a little bit of current Hip Hop & R&B.
April 3

6-8pm: Alberto Miranda from Cuba - Jazz

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www.albertomirandabass.wix.com/albertomirandabass
Alberto Miranda was born in Havana, Cuba into a musical family. Starting on the classic guitar at the age of 10 in Adolfo Guzman Conservatory, Miranda switched to electric bass at 15 and then to musical composition in Superior Institute of Arts in Havana, Cuba. He was working regularly with the locals musicians gaining great experience despite his young age. Miranda first burst in the jazz scene in 2005 with the Gala Mayor’s trio. Here he began to make his first jazz compositions in which he acquired second place in the JOJAZZ (young jazzman festival) still being under the age of 21.

8-9pm: Mthakathi - Rock World

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www.facebook.com/mthakathi
Singer, songwriter, guitarist and producer Mthakathi (pronounced: (m-TAA-gaa-tee), conjures up music that is undeniably and unflinchingly Rock, but bespeaks a more prismatic World sensibility. It is music that draws from a lifelong immersion in South African culture; music that reflects a keen absorption of eclectic world elements; music that explores expression beyond borders; and music that rock...

9-10pm: Dubistry - Dub

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www.facebook.com/dubistry
NYC reggae, mento, ska and dub, featuring Dunia Best, Aram Sinnreich and Matt Urbania.

10pm-12am: Crucial Bridge and the Inity Band

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=_KiFK6FBgN4
Dynamic Antiguan singer Crucial Bridge and the Inity Band play reggae and dancehall music to move the feet and uplift the spirit. Crucial Bridge has performed with the Cannabis Cup Band, Skatalites, and Roots Vibration, and his smooth vocals lead the new autism-themed single, “Angels of the World.” Inity Band, based in Harlem at Shrine World Music Venue, features reggae veterans Blacka on bass, Eugene Medinna on keyboards, Rick Sabo on guitar, and G. Moses on drums, plus very special guests.!

12-3.45am Dj Birane from Ivory Coast

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www.eburnee.com
One of NYC's finest African DJ, the best coupé decallé, hiphop & RnB, dancehall, soca, Zouk, Naija, and salsa in the city.
April 4

6-8pm: Showcase of performing art acts.

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ELMabpsE_o&feature=youtu.be

8-9pm: Alma Mia - World / Latin

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www.myspace.com/almamiaband
Alma Mia is an NYC quintet hailing from Brooklyn, Queens, and Long Island. Although the collective five individuals of A.M. started rehearsing early in the winter of 2010 the inception of A.M. actually goes back a few years with a poem set to music. A.M. played it's first show on June 11th at Recoup Lounge. .. ....

9-10pm: Noller / Sylla - World Music

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www.jeremynoller.com/nollersylla/epk.html
NOLLER/SYLLA is a New York City based band that brings together traditional West African rhythms and contemporary jazz to create an exciting and accessible mix of pulsing grooves and soaring melodies. Co-led by American jazz drummer Jeremy Noller and Guinean percussionist Mangue Sylla, the group performs high energy arrangements of traditional African songs as well as original compositions inspired by West Africa’s vast musical heritage.

10pm-12am: Kakande - High Voltage Classical African Melodies

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www.jumbierecords.com/kakande/
The balafon (xylophone) has electrified popular music in West Africa since the court of Emperor Sundiata Keita back in 1235. Lush vocals, flutes, sinewy guitars, cellos .

12-3:45am: DJ JP Biamby

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www.dj.jpbiamby.com
DJ JP BIAMBY Presents Classic Afro-Beat, Coupe Decale, Hip Life, Najia, N'dombolo, Soukous, Reggae, Soca, Reggaeton sprinkled with a little bit of current Hip Hop & R&B.