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    January 29

6-8pm: Norihiro Kikuta Trio - Jazz

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

8pm-12am: NORTH MISSISSIPPI HILL COUNTRY NIGHT

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Bill hammer Presents ...

8-9pm: Mya Byrne and the Firebrands - Folk

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www.facebook.com/myabyrnemusic
Mya Byrne is a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer/engineer hailing from New York City. She's toured nationally and internationally, won several awards for her songwriting, and is a stalwart member of the American folk music scene.

9-10:30pm: Garry Burnside - Blues

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www.myspace.com/burnsideexploration
Burnside Exploration is the duo of singer/guitarist Garry Burnside, the youngest son of R.L. Burnside, and his nephew, singer/drummer Cedric Burnside, R.L. Burnside's grandson, who is only two years younger. They began playing music together as children, and were appearing on the juke joint circuit on weekends with Junior Kimbrough at the ages of 13 and 11, respectively. As Burnside Exploration, they have appeared at blues festivals and as the opening act for such bands as Widespread Panic and the North Mississippi Allstars. (Garry Burnside was also a member of the North Mississippi Allstars for a time.) Their debut album, The Record, was released in February 2006 on Lucky 13 Records.

10:30pm-12am: Pork Chop Willie - Blues

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www.porkchopwillie.com
Pork Chop Willie’s debut national album Love is the Devil lights a new fire under America’s musical melting pot, bringing fresh heat to the Mississippi hill country blues tradition while blending in elements of Americana, rock, alt-country and even classical music. The 13-song disc serves as a bridge between those genres, the past and the present, and the band’s Magnolia State inspirations and Manhattan home.

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.
January 30

6-8pm: Sivan Arbel - Jazz

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=CHdGMXbBmoY
Sivan Arbel – an Israeli singer, arranger and composer, based in NYC. Sivan started singing and dancing at the age of 10. At the age of 16 discovered her love for jazz and since then didn't stop following her passion for the music. After touring in Israel, Dublin, Venezuela and the US, she will present to the ears of NYC her original arrangements and compositions, influenced by swing, latin and funk music and glued together with her unique improvisation skills combined with rhythmic grooves.

8-10pm: The Breakdown - Funk, Soul, RnB, Blues, Jazz, Rock.

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www.facebook.com/thebreakdownnyc
Kickin' drums, booty shakin' bass, swirling keyboards, wailing guitars and soaring lead vocals, The Breakdown is funky music guaranteed to please.

10pm-12am: Yacouba Diabate and Dounouya - African World Music

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www.yacoubadiabate.com
Yacouba Diabate And Dounouya Band is currently playing throughout New York City. They have performed in several different venues throughout the United States and Europe, including the United Nations in 2008 and 2009. He frequents many different Music venues in New York City, collaborating with artists such as Les Nubion, Ounou Sangoue, and Sekouba Banbino. He was also a permanent band member at the Saint Nick's Pub. In Europe, Yacouba has traveled to countries such as France, Germany, and many others.

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.
January 31

6-8pm: 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

8-10pm: Tomcat & The Whiskey Rats - Boogie Blues

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www.reverbnation.com/tomcatandthewhiskeyrats
A major blues band in NY for years Tomcat and the Whiskey Rats play festivals, block parties, clubs, bars, private events and more. The best boogie blues band in town.

10pm-12am: Greg Banks from New Orleans

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www.gregbanksmusic.com
A native of New Orleans, Louisiana, Gregory Banks is not your average artist. In a time where mediocrity has become the norm in an ever-changing music industry, only a few singers shine as true artists. He has opened up for Multi-Platinum artist Lil Wayne, Trey Songz, Mike Jones, and Jazzy Jeff; won a B.E.T College Tour Competition; has been featured on many radio stations and local television shows; and was a finalist in Andre Harrell’s Superstar Soul Search Competition.

12am-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.
February 1

4pm: HAPPY HOUR SUPER BOWL PARTY @ SHRINE

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Join us for the SUPER BOWL at Shrine during the Happy Hour. Flat screen TVs, great people and atmosphere and the coolest bear in town! Stay tuned for more details!

12-3:45am 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…
February 2

7-8pm: The Toby Tobias Ensemble from South Africa

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www.reverbnation.com/thetobytobiasensemble
Born and raised in Johannesburg, South Africa, Toby has immersed himself in all genres of American Music of the last 50 years. His interest in African Rhythms & World Music, coupled with his keen ear for highly intuitive arrangements, has been the hallmark of his writing and performance styles, and he has garnered a strong following of listeners on Long Island and beyond.

8-9pm: Brook Batteau Solo - Pop / Rock / Soul

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www.brookbatteau.com
Brook Batteau, songwriter, guitar player, vocalist extraordinaire, brings you his new CD, People of the Forest, featuring The Planet Told Me. Currently performing in New England and New York, Batteau has been known to travel, alone or with his band. Demented frontman, the mad eponymous magician, who plays around with his voice so you get a little Roy Orbison, a little David Byrne, a little Antony & the Johnsons, a little Barry White, a little Rufus, both Wainwright and Chaka Khan.

9-10pm: Joshua Mateo - Singer

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www.joshuamateo.com
Born in the heart of New York City, Joshua Mateo has always shared a passion for creative expression—found in the arts, science and a deep desire to better understand the human condition. Deriving from Puerto Rican descent, Joshua was raised in the Soundview section of the South Bronx, a community that would cultivate and nourish his desire in becoming a singer/songwriter.

10-11pm: Accept Yourself - Indie Rock

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www.facebook.com/acceptyourselfmusica
Concieved in west texas by a NY rapper making a living as a folk musician with dreams of reverb and dancing. original melodies born while stranded in the desert working for mexican cowboys. dreams came true upon making it back to the rustbelt, hitchhiking/etc, and forming a band in detroit...

11PM-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.
February 3

6-7pm: Shlomo Franklin - Singer Songwriter

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=NJIZ9fjbFs4&feature=youtu.be
Shlomo Franklin. I'm 18. I grew up on a farm in Bethel NY. My greatest musical influences are Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Johnny Cash, And Slash. I believe deeply in the new generation and I can't wait to have many records out as soon as possible.

7-9pm: FPP - The First Person Plural Harlem 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.

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!

9-10pm: Craig Kierce - Folk / Rock / Pop

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www.craigkierce.com
From New York City.

10-11pm: CKAY - Indie Pop

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www.reverbnation.com/ckaymusic
A three-time winner of “Showtime at the Apollo,” CKAY combines a vocal quality comparable to Adele, with the quirky musical nature of Regina Spektor, and epic melodies of bands like Coldplay, Florence and the Machine, and U2. A product of the 90’s, this high-energy, eclectic singer/songwriter is an artist beyond her years, with a rich, explosive sound that is sure to move you. CKAY is currently playing in NYC area. Be sure to check her out.

11pm-12am: The company Kept - Fusion

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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
February 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: Brad Russell Trio - Rock / Funk

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=MGhLfr5nFY8&feature=youtu.be
"Curve Ball" article from Crystal Fawn's website Curve Ball PART II by Brad Russell, NY Freelance Pro Sessionist/Bassist Dec 31, 2008 Ok, the second "curve ball' I was thrown was on the very next day! I had planned to "watch the bass book" on a very successful and popular Broadway musical (let me explain the term "watch the book": it refers to a musician who plans on subbing for the regular player; s/he sits in the pit with the other musicians and watches the entire show). I was attending the 2:00 pm matinee on a very crowded Saturday afternoon in midtown Manhattan - the trains were slow, it was pouring rain and I was running late! All I could think was, "great, this is not the way I want to make my first impression!"

9-10pm: Blue Savages - Country Blues

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www.bluesavages.com
Four guys from New York ready to fill your ear holes with a creamy blend of Blues, Blues and Country. Hard driving. Rough and nice, intensely associated. This band could be all things to all people but they don't pay them enough for that. What can be said about Blue Savages that hasn't already been publicly stated by the FBI? Four guys who may or may not have your best interests at heart. If you try to roll with them be prepared for waking up somewhere you've never been with a hangover, having signed some sort of binding legal agreement or maybe just maxing out your credit cards by playing drinking games with the band. So get up and dance, just rock in your chair or cry in your beer. They got you covered. Coming soon to a venue near you. Wait, what?

10-11pm: The Mike Erickson Project - Funk / Blues

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hf6JJYSjsbI
The level of musicianship is of a very high order, the music a mix of funk, blues, progressive, with vocals and groove.

11pm-12am: Mark Evich From Russia with full band.

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.
February 5

6-8pm: Sunfree - Jazz

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Composer/performer on electric violin and flute.

9-10pm: Mishti - Singer Songwriter Guitarist

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www.mishti.com
Line up: Alex Nolan on vocals and guitars (Jill Sobule, Toshi Reagon), Anthony Candullo on bass (Live Society, Myles Mancuso) and I usually rotate drummers.

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.
February 6

6-8pm: Zolaland - Jazz

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www.facebook.com/TheZolaband
Zolaband, a new group featuring Rebecca Zola on vocals, Joe Vilardi on guitar, Bryan Qu on saxophone, Nick Dunston on bass and Connor Parks on drums.

8-9pm: Shelly Bhushan - Soul / Pop

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www.myspace.com/shellybhushan
The Texas native has been belting her soulful heart out practically since birth. She�s sung in many projects, everything from choral to swing, funk to classical, but always wanted to do her own thing

9-10pm: Cold Fujon - Funk

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=dcwmZx2kpdQ

10pm-12am: Allinor from Ghana - Reggae Soul

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www.allinormusic.com
He is Journey Man, ever shouldering his guitar as he travels, empathizing and warm to each person he encounters. Before he picked up his first guitar he had already written dozens of songs, and as his strumming acumen brightens so does his ability to croon the sentiments of regular people across the globe struggling to make ends meet, finding happiness and peace in small rewards and hard work. Fin...

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.
February 7

6-8pm: Session - R&B

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"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: La Venganza de Cheetara from Buenos Aires

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www.lavenganzadecheetara.bandcamp.com
La Venganza de Cheetara is an Argentinian instrumental trio from Buenos Aires formed in 2010. The band’s line-up includes founder members Angeles Rojas (keyboard) and Angeles Cases Bocci (electric guitar) alongside longtime member Federico Miyashiki (drums). La Venganza de Cheetara has developed its own minimalistic sound. Generating and investigating new sounds and combining rock, jazz and psychedelic elements without a conventional style in mind, songs are usually constructed by using different methods such as the melodic, harmonic or rhythmic reiteration, the improvisation inside a predetermined structure, a clear control of dynamics and a constant dialogue between different tone colors. The band has released three EPs and is now recording their first studio album which will come out on 2015.

9-10pm: Leisure Studies - Rock

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www.facebook.com/LeisureStudiesBand
Rock Band from Brooklyn.

10-11pm: Dorsia - Rock, Psychedelia and Funk

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www.dorsiaband.com
Dorsia is a New York City based improvisational quartet featuring dual electric guitars, bass, and drums. Blending elements of classic rock, psychedelia and funk, Dorsia serves up concise, melodic compositions and sweeping, exploratory grooves.

11pm-12am: Fish House Road - Funk / R&B / Reggae / Rock

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www.fishhouseroad.com
Fish House Road is that rare band that comes along every so often; a band that shatters the mold and defies definition. Their infectious blend of R&B, Funk, Jam, Rock, Reggae and Improvisational create a soundscape that demands people get up and dance. The band is led by Nick DeBlasio on lead vocals and electric ukulele, with Rocky Tironi on guitar, Kayne Neugebauer on bass, Nick Van Leer on the drums, and on sax Steven Paul. Since their inception in 2010, they’ve already made a huge mark on the industry opening for such bands as: Jefferson Starship, Rusted Root, Boom Box, Trigger Hippy, The London Souls, and The Slide Brothers

12am-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.
February 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: Statik Vision - Mindie

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www.facebook.com/StatikVision
Statik Vision Is a band from The Bronx whose music consists of a blend of a variety of styles to produce rock and roll in its' many forms.

12-3:45am 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…
February 9

6-8pm: Martin Schulte Quartet - Jazz

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www.martinschulte.com
Martin Schulte's music move somewhere between jazz, pop, rock and funk. The elements sometimes flow strong and energetic, and sometimes quiet and intimate. Some pieces are loose and airy like acoustic pop with tunes that stay in your ear.

8-9pm: James Margolis - Singer Songwriter

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www.jamesmargolis.bandcamp.com/album/live
James Margolis is a man, and a musician. After moving from Philadelphia to NYC, he has been playing shows at venues like The Bitter End, Arlene's Grocery, The Path Cafe, The Waystation. He is the guitarist for Rue Snider & No Strand. Having just release his debut album, "Stars & Satellites", he is now planning his next move.

9-10pm: Fillet Of Soul - Funk / Soul

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www.myspace.com/filletofsoul1
This hip trio consists of lead singer/guitarist Shane McCaughey, bassist Rob Kissner, and drummer Sam Tritto "This is not your average band: Fillet of Soul knows how to work the crowd by either smoothing it out with some R&B or laying down the nastiest funkiest grooves this side of town. They are a must see." (Greg Allen, Right On Magazine)

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.
February 10

6-8pm: Terence Nolan -Jazz

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www.terencenolanjazz.com
A native of the New York City area, Terence’s interest in music began at a young age. Hearing the music of Sonny Rollins and Thelonious Monk during childhood inspired him to take up the tenor saxophone, thrusting him into his lifelong pursuit of elevating his craft. At the young age of ten, he fell under the tutelage of New York saxophonist Joe Sucato, who pushed Terence to further his study of the jazz tradition. While in high school, Terence attended the prestigious Manhattan School of Music in their pre-college program.

8-9pm: Ric Molina Group - Fusion

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www.ricmolinagroup.com
The Ric Molina Group was formed in the Fall of 2012 and features guitarist & composer Ric Molina, with Samir Zarif on saxophone, Ted Baker on piano, Fima Ephron on acoustic & electric bass and Dan Pugach on drums.

9-10pm: Boo Disse - Groove

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www.soundcloud.com/boodissee/righteous-cup-boodissee-mp4
Dirty Groove Break Nasty Beat Funk Solid Gold Soul with 504 Sauce on Top.

10-11pm: Ooso Sexy - Pop

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=pPgnxiKFDds&app=deskto

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
February 11

6-8pm: Alex Hamburger - Vocalist & Flute Player

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www.alexhamburger.com
Alex Hamburger is a young vocalist and flute player from the DC area, studying at SUNY Purchase in New York. There, she studies privately under the instruction of Gary Smulyan and Alexis Cole. She has also had the opportunity to study with other renowned musicians such as Pete Malinverni, Ralph Lalama, Jon Faddis and Tim Albright. Alex is also a part of the Purchase Latin Orchestra playing bari under the direction of Dave DeJesus; and the Soul Voices Choir under the direction of Pete Malinverni.

8-9pm: The Human Juke Box Trio - Brass Band

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www.facebook.com/thehumanjukeboxtrio
An all genre Brass Band comprised of Purchase Conservatory Graduates. Accessible to all ages creeds and colors. We have been known to mesmerize little children and dogs.. haha. We'd love to play your Private Parties, Weddings, Receptions, Divorces, etc...

9-10m: Michael Veal & Bennett Paster Play Sun Ra

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www.myspace.com/michaelvealaquaife
Michael Veal (soprano sax) and Bennett Paster (electric piano) play Sun Ra.

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.
February 12

6-8pm: David Love Trio - Jazz

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www.davidloveguitar.com
David Love was born in Geneva, NY on June 26th, 1974. His first interest in Music came in 1980 after seeing Kermit the Frog singing “The Rainbow Connection” in The Muppet Movie. So after harassing his parents for about a year, he got a guitar and started lessons. They were briefly interrupted when the family moved from Geneva to Ithaca, NY, but soon started again. He started studying with local teacher Chris Woitach, and was playing his first professional gigs at 13. He also got a Tascam Portastudio and started recording. In addition to 6 years studying with Woitach he also studied with guitarist Chad Mcloughlin. By the time he graduated high school, his accomplishments included a full-length album of his own music, as well as writing and performing the music for a documentary about the alternative school attended.

8-9pm: Ricketta Stevens - Soul / Blues

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www.facebook.com/ricketta.stevens
Sings likes to infuse soul/blues/pop-rock into her acoustic sets singing cover tunes and original music. She's a recent brooklyn Resident from CT. Who has been in the past few months sharing her soul around New York City.

9-10pm: Dragonfly 13

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www.reverbnation.com/dragonfly13
Dragonfly 13 finds the foundation of its sound in the roots of Rhythm and Blues. Inspired by the classic R&B of the '60s and '70s, Dragonfly's music echoes the funky groove so prevalent during that era - with a dynamic horn section, Hammond B3 Organ and phenomenal rhythm section - while breaking...

10-11pm: Syndicate - Live Hip Hop

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www.syndicate.bandzoogle.com
Syndicate is collaborative hip-hop project comprised of members from New York, New Jersey and Philadelphia. Formed late in summer of 2014, the band has taken off quickly, performing at the Bergen County Music Festival and most recently “Anarchy in the NJ” at Mexicali Live in Teaneck, NJ. The group is led by Sony Tiwari (vocals, songwriter), Zak Ali (guitar), Jesse Minikes (keys), Marlon Williams (bass) and Ivan Gutierrez (drums).

11pm-12am: Fighting in the Streets - Funk / Rock / Electronic

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youtube.com/watch?v=VB9E544fggo
Fighting In The Streets is a fiery band of musicians who utilize jazz improvisation, funky grooves, and smooth showmanship through video game music. We play songs from Super Mario Bros, Sonic the Hedgehog, Street Fighter 2, Mega Man, Castlevania, and more. The band consists of five members including reeds, guitar, keys, bass and drums. The goal of the band is to play music we have listened to subconsciously as kids and bring to life with new arrangements and pure RAW energy.

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.
February 13

6-8pm: Rodrigo Bonelli Septet - Brazilian Jazz

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www.rodrigobonelli.com
The latin jazz music of Rodrigo Bonelli combines driving rhythmic patterns from Afro-Cuban and Brazilian styles along with highly inspired melodies to convey the group's message. Whether they play intensely or at a more relaxed tempo, the compositions all share rich melodies and the musicians strong interplay always shines through. They will be joined by amazing and versatile singer Erin Blatti.

8-9pm: Mas Alla Banda - Latin

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www.masallaband.com
Más Allá was formed in 2010 with the vision of producing a sound that didn't fall into any particular Latin genre, but would instead fuse together a classic sound with a modern twist and roots in Cuban and other Afro-Caribbean rhythms.

9-10pm: Geri Dejohn & the Flyboy - Rock Blues Soul

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www.facebook.com/pages/Geri-Dejohn/608829229183540?ref=bookmarks
A Seaford, New York native Geri started singing in her early teens and started performing with bands by the age of 16. Although she was heavily influenced by Janis Joplin, she was also influenced by old time Jazz vocalists like Ella Fitzgerald. Now as current performer with the Long Island Cabaret Theatre for over a decade, Geri, has developed her art of singing into a bluesy, soulful, emotional and powerhouse style with an authentic tone.

10pm-12am: 6th Degree Music - Reggae / Afrobeat

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www.myspace.com/songsinthe6thdegree
SixthDegreeMusic is a versatile and devastating crew of dedicated musicians led by frontman Ryan "SixthDegree" Nava. SixthDegree first began assembling members for his collective in 2006 and has spent the last four years studying music full time in Boston while constantly playing shows throughout the North East. Bringing high energy and undeniably tight grooves to every stage they storm, SixthDegreeMusic has developed a unique stage show incorporating live dub, experimental blending of world music styles, raw hip hop lyrics and on-the-spot improvisation.

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.
February 14

2-7pm: Tri-State Meet & Greet Day Party with DJ Madi

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7-8pm: Josette - Singer Songwriter

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=-DGOLQDCcMY&feature=youtu.be
Josette is a 15 years old singer songwriter who plays the guitar and piano.

8-9pm: Setsuko - R&B Pop

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www.setsukomusic.com
Setsuko is a Japanese singer songwriter involved in Pop, R&B, jazz, theater, and classical. Born in Osaka, Japan on July 21st, 1985, Setsuko fell in love with music early in her childhood, and spent much of her adolescence singing and dancing for friends and relatives. While studying diet and nutrition in Osaka City University, Setsuko joined various clubs associated with both music and dance where she eventually found the motivation to pursue a professional career in music.

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.
February 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: 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.

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

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www.facebook.com/tiqurambassa
An exclusive Roots & Culture Dance hosted by Tiqur Ambassa. 100% vinyls selection from roots rockers reggae to fresh dubs rendered on an artisanal control tower with Brother Iko on the mic following the tradition of sound systems that flourished in the UK since the 70's. All tribes welcomed so put on your dancing 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…
February 16

6-8pm: Sebastian Acosta from Ecuador - Jazz

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www.sebastianacostaguitar.com
Sebastian Acosta is a Guitar player and singer born in Ecuador and half French. He began to play the guitar at 16 playing rock and metal passing to Blues and traditional rock as well as traditional and contemporary jazz. He studied a jazz Performance undergrad at Universidad San Francisco (Berklee Network) in Quito-Ecuador and played with several gig bands and different musical projects during his studies.

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

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.
February 17

6-8pm: Aquiles Navarro / Tcheser Holmes Duo - Jazz

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www.aquilesduotcheser.bandcamp.com
Tcheser and Aquiles are an energetic duo that together transform their life experiences, rhythm and harmonies into impromptu performances that take the audience on a unique journey.

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!

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
February 18

6-8pm: Joe Breidenstine Quintet - Jazz

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www.myspace.com/joebreidenstine
In the mid-90's, Joe settled in New York City where he has had the opportunity to perform with some of the greats in music.

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
February 19

6-8pm: Joe Pino Quintet - Jazz

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www.joepinojazz.com
Joe Pino, trumpet, teacher/educator, and endorsed Adams Flugelhorn Artist started playing trumpet at the age of ten. In High School, he was selected to play in the Beverly High School Jazz Band that competed at jazz festivals put on by The International Association of Jazz Educators. From these festivals, Joe won many outstanding soloist awards including two given by Herb Pomeroy and Greg Hopkins.

8pm-3:45am: The International Music Festival

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www.theanthemgroup.com
The IMF is a series of philanthropic concerts featuring local and up and coming artists. Bands participating are eligible to win an all expenses paid world tour through Europe and Africa! All net proceeds go to CHOSA (Children of South Africa - chosa.org) and The Musary (a music lending library located in Boston – themusary.org).
February 20

6-8pm: Jocelyn Shannon Jazz Quartet

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www.musichillpark.wix.com/jocelynshannonband
The Jocelyn Shannon Band is Jocelyn Shannon-voice, Mark Cohn-piano, Greg Zwiebel-bass, Freddie Macarone-drums. Jocelyn Shannon previously sang in The WL​ Jazz Ensemble. Mark Cohn is a veteran jazz pianist, flutist and composer. Greg Zwiebel has played upright and electric in a number of jazz, funk, rock and fusion projects. Freddie Macarone is a regular jazz, rock and theatre drummer. Combined, their talents create a distinctive, compelling sound.

8-9pm: Mike Gallagher & Higher Order - Rock

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www.mikegallaghermusic.bandcamp.com
Pushing the envelope. Experimenting with sound. Exploring the art of production and songwriting. Meshing the genres, yet appreciating them all. There isn’t one kind of music that has totally influenced Mike Gallagher. Alternative Rock is at the core of his new album “The Edge of the Dream.” He’s three-dimensional: guitarist, keyboardist, and vocalist. A versatile artist educated by everything from books to the Blues. Audiences can hear remnants of country, R&B, and soul to accompany the compilations of sound.

9-10pm: Olivia - Solo Acoustic

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www.facebook.com/oliviatheband

10pm-12am: The Nick Kerilo Soul Experience

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www.revnicksoul.com
Reverend Nick was ordained on the Bleeker Street blues scene where he has been thrilling audiences with his soulful, original interpretations of R&B/Funk classics for several years. Nick was born and raised in Oregon in a musical family that sang barbershop quartet together. As a boy he sang in choirs and opera. Nick moved to Latin America at a young age, learned spanish, and began singing salsa and traditional latin music professionally.

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.
February 21

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: Cygne - Singer / Songwriter

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www.cygnemusic.com
Following an eleven-month tour across the US a seasoned folk artist circled back to Santa Cruz to process the career highs and spiritual lows of the previous year. Highs included winning the Solo Blues Competition at Telluride Blues & Brews Festival, performing alongside Jim James & Gary Clark, Jr., and reaching her largest audiences to date. - See more at: http://www.cygnemusic.com/about/#sthash.hDC2Hg0w.dpuf

9-10pm: Famous Geniuses - Swing Blues Country Rock

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www.reverbnation.com/thefamousgeniuses/songs
Famous Geniuses – swing blues, rock, country and an eclectic mix of original music and covers. We are a Brooklyn based, five-piece band of seasoned musicians delivering high-energy songs that get people thinking and dancing. Individually we have performed nationally and internationally throughout our careers. Collectively we blend our varied musical backgrounds and experience to perform an powerful set of songs and improvisation.

10pm-12am: Royal Khaoz - Reggae

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www.royalkhaozband.com
A mere modern musical "hookup", a group of young and aspiring musicians start out on a quest to fulfill their childhood dreams. A dream that entails the transportation of their interpretation of different genres of music to a mass willing to listen.

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.
February 22

2-5pm: PRIVATE EVENT (FENA)

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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.

8-10pm: The Unique Band - Soul / R&B.

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tp0oTZuzge4
The Unique Band is a NY based R&B band with a style of its own. Our vocalists bring an up close and personal touch to their performance. Our band has a fine group of well rounded musicians that are able to bring a unique flare to the music. We bring the party & the show with us! Even those less inclined to get up and dance have been seen (at the very least) tapping their feet and bopping along to the solid beats & rhythmic SOULFUL repertoire that is The UNIQUE BAND.

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…
February 23

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

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www.rendezvous.brownpapertickets.com
One of NYC'S hottest music events presenting independent artists performing live in Harlem.
February 24

6-8pm: TBA - Jazz

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www.soundcloud.com/tal-yahalom/dandash
"TBA", a collective trio playing original music. We have been working together and performing in our home country of Israel for the last year and a half and have relocated to NYC. We have performed in known venues and festivals in Israel (including Red Sea Jazz Festival) and have a wide repertoire of original materiel, preparing to record our first album.

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
February 25

6-8pm: NY JAZZ FORCE - Soul / Jazz

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www.nyjazzforce.com
NY JAZZFORCE is a 4 piece Soul/Jazz group playing classic soul/jazz ,originals and jazz classics.

8-9pm: Dan Burnett from UK - Blues, soul, funk, rock

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www.danburnett.co.uk
Dan Burnett is one of the UK’s leading piano vocalists. It's in his blood. He was spoon-fed blues, soul and rock music from an early age by his dad, Laurie Burnett - who was in bands with 'Spiders From Mars' Mick 'Woody' Woodmansey and Trevor Bolder, and as a youngster has guitar tuition from his good friend, the legendary Mick Ronson.

10-11pm: The​Funkof40k​Years - Funk

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www.soundcloud.com/thefunkof40kyears
The Funk of Forty Thousand Years started in August 2007 in Michigan. The core mission is to deliver live organic funk and soul to the masses. As the band sound matured, sprinkles of jazz improvisation started to percolate and are now a permanent fixture. Yasin Jackson has been writing and singing for many years and pounced on the opportunity to join the band. Her voice has been compared to Carole King, Erykah Badu and others. Her lyrics and vocal scats provide plenty of food for thought. Bassist Michael P. Jackson is the main composer and brought the band together. He started playing music at the age of 8, learning clarinet. Through the years he has learned many instruments including alto, tenor, and berry sax. At age 19 a date with a bass would change things forever. The Funk of Forty Thousand Years features one of the hottest rhythm sections on the scene today. In February 2008 the band completed the 2008 RPM Challenge to write, record, mix, master and press an album of 100% original material in one month. The album �One Foot� is available at all shows and will be on itunes in the coming months. The band has set its sights on every town needing some funk East of the Mississippi and plans a West Coast stint in late 2008. The Funk of Forty Thousand Years makes its NYC Manhattan debut on May 26th.

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.
February 26

6-8pm: Sunfree - Jazz

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www.facebook.com/silvananyc?ref=hl
Sunfree is a electric violinist, flute player and composer based in Harlem. On stage he brings a fresh take to the great american jazz songbook as well some original music of his.

8-11pm: Composers Now Presents

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www.composersnow.org/cn/
Composers Now celebrates living composers, raising visibility for music creators of diverse genres and styles. It fosters broader public awareness and access to these artists and their music through an annual Composers Now Festival and Creative Residencies. Founder and artistic director Tania León leads the organization since 2010. Symphony Space served as an incubator for the development of the Composers Now Festival, designed to honor the plethora of sounds and styles of today's composers. The Fund for the City of New York invited Composers Now to become a project partner in 2013. Amy Roberts Frawley has been its Project Director since that time.

8-9pm: Gadi Caplan - Progressive Rock / Fusion

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www.gadicaplan.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=8&Itemid=118
With psychedelic drones, modes and odd meters, Israeli born, Brooklyn based composer, Gadi Caplan, wields a progressive fusion of world music with songs that free themselves from labels by taking liberties and leaving behind formulas. While most new progressive rock is more metal based, Caplan’s new album Look Back Step Forward soars with the power of 70’s rock, the complexities of Jazz, and the evolving nature of classical music.

9-10pm: Seven Suns

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www.sevensunsmusic.com
Seven Suns is a string quartet + percussion and vocals named after apocalyptic Buddhist prophecy. The sound of seven)suns is, by turns, driven, aggressive, dissonant and hard-edged as well as contemplative, meditative, still and serene. It is rooted in the proletariat music of recent generations, such as punk and hardcore, as well as the Western classical tradition. We play the works of our members in addition to that of composers like Shostakovich, Crumb, Rzewski, Pärt, and Bach, whose music embodies spiritual introspection or social criticism.

10-11pm: Stratospheerius - Jam Band / Progressive / Rock

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www.stratospheerius.com
Led by electric violinist/vocalist Joe Deninzon (www.joedeninzon.com), who has been called “The Jimi Hendrix of the violin,” Stratospheerius has showcased their “frenzied mélange of alt-bluegrass, progressive rock, jazz fusion and funkabilly” throughout the world. The New York-based group has opened for Tim Reynolds, Mickey Hart, and John Scofield, among many others. Their live performances are filled with funky dance grooves, rip-roaring guitar/violin jams, and hooks that mix jazz, funk, rock with Gypsy influences.

11pm-12am: The Joint Effort - Funk / Hip Hop / Jam

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www.thejointeffort.bandcamp.com
Joint Effort is a hip-hop rock fusion band based out of Maryland. Mixing the lyrical rhythms of P.E. to blues riffs, with intricate drum and bass rhythms of the band. Their live performance appeal creates an unmistakable energy that can get any venue bobbing their heads, up out of their seats, and onto the dance floor.

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.
February 27

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.

8-9pm: Mar Sala - Flamenco / Latin / Pop

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=P2RDc-Uhlag
Based in Brooklyn, Marta Hernández, (aka Mar Salá) is an international singer songwriter, a self taught musician from Seville, Spain. With the collaboration of many accomplished musicians from all over the world, she mixes Latin sounds such as Rumba Flamenca, Brazilian rhythms and Spanish pop, with swing and Rock. Marta's original compositions are a cross over between the Flamenco air of Seville and the eclectic sounds of New York City.

9-10pm: Groove Shoes Funk Orchestra

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www.grooveshoesmusic.com
Groove Shoes Funk Orchestra is the culmination of an entire pallet of influences; consisting of musicians from Vermont, Massachusetts, California, and Sweden. Formed in early 2010, the group now consists of: Molly Steinmark – Vocals, Percussion, Drums Matt Clegg – Basses Sam French – Drums, Guitar Killian Karlson – Guitar, Turn Tables Isaac Luxon – Guitar Pat Garland – Keys

10pm-12am: Sweetcane - Reggae

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www.facebook.com/sweetcane
Sweetcane's distinctive vocal lilt and innovative Reggae blends have been finding their way into the hearts of groove music lovers for over two decades. Drawing from a diverse background as a guitarist sideman in the big city afro music scene, Sweetcane songs are highlights of musical nostalgia in the afro cultural experience. From vintage beginnings in Jamaican group Waterhouse/Chicago, rocking a...

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.
February 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: The Do Rights - Funk

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www.reverbnation.com/thedorights
We're bringing back the dance music to the party. We don't take ourselves too seriously and we're not musical elitists. We're just trying to take a page out of the Fela and the Hardest Working Man's books and bring the dance back to the message using horns and a rhythm section in the pocket.

9-10pm: Edwin Vasquez - Latin

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www.myspace.com/edwinvazquezmusica
Edwin has recorded with artists like Paul Simon on the Songs of the Cape Man C.D.that include artists like Marc Anthony,Danny Rivera,Ruben Blades. Edwin has been televised on Telemundo Ch.47,UNIVISION Ch.41 and interviewed on LATINO MIX,93.1 F.M..He's performed in venues all over New York including Copa Cabana,LINCOLN CENTER,his most recent performance includes Yankee baseball player Bernie Williams at the Gateway Center! Edwin's sound is timeless!!

10pm-12am: Random Test - Reggae

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www.randomtestreggae.com
For almost a decade, Random Test Reggae Band has been rocking the Jersey Shore with music heavily coated in Caribbean traditions. With members hailing from all over the Caribbean, the group brings a cache of authentic reggae and calypso rhythms in true West Indian fashion. Random test takes you on a musical journey that pays tribute to pioneers in reggae and soca music. From the early days to today, staying true to the real roots and culture.

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.