2271 adam clayton powell jr. blvd. (133-134 st) new york, ny 10030 • 212-690-7807 • info@shrinenyc.com
SHRINE World Music Venue /
bar restaurant
live music performances
dj - comedy - poetry -
theater - karaoke
art exhibitions - conference room

7 days a week - 4pm-4am

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Tuesday, July 28
6:00 6-8pm: Jacob Varmus Quartet - Jazz
Jacob Varmus left his hometown, San Francisco, in 1991 to go to the University of Iowa. Like many before him, he had high hopes of coming of age as a poet while cruising the vast American heartland. He saw language and experience as the tools to probe the deepest layers of the human psyche. In his first year he was admitted to the undergraduate writers' workshop where he studied with Jorie Graham. As he produced poems unremittingly and charted the labyrinthine maze of academic life as an English major, he also played trumpet devotedly, getting a good classical foundation with David Greenhoe. Although not set on a career in music he was nonetheless engrossed in the music of the great jazz trumpeters, Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie and Miles Davis, to name a few. Chet Baker and Woody Shaw were also early favorites and of special import to his trumpet sound then and now.
An eclectic music showcase brought to you by Taylor Rich!
8:00 8-9pm: Susannah Winspear - Folk /Pop
Classic Small Town Training (Piano Teacher & Choir Teacher as neighbors + exuberant and musical babysitters)
9:00 9-10pm: Keren Botaro - Pop/ Soul/ Blues/ Classic Rock
With an eclectic and powerful voice, Keren's unique talent easily matches up with some of the best vocalists of our time. Her original compositions are perfectly paired with her soulful, stirring and oftentimes ground-shaking vocal abilities, which have already garnered her a loyal fan-base. In addition to an already packed performance schedule, Keren gigs all over NYC with her own band: “Keren & The Sugar Daddy's”.
10:00 10pm- 12am: Taylor Rich & Friends - Singer Songwriter
Writer of lyrics, creator of melodies, singer of songs. Songwriter/Performer.
12:00 12-3:45am DJ Basir
The R&B, old school, dancehall dj for a smoth tuesday night dancing.
Wednesday, July 29
6:00 6-8pm: Steve Kaiser Band - Jazz
“Add Steve Kaiser to the list of gifted musicians who have become splendid vocal artists!”…...........Jack Kleinsinger producer Highlights In Jazz
8:00 8-11pm: The PitchBlak Playlist -Hip Hop Showcase
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!
11:00 11pm-3:45am: DJ Dakar
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.
Thursday, July 30
6:00 6-8pm: The International Jazz Ensemble
Born in Queens and raised in Long Island, David Banker is a trombonist and composer whose work has been heard throughout the New York City area. As he grew older, David’s passion for developing new work drew him towards education, and by the age of 23, in addition to continuing to perform, he became a part-time subsitute teacher for Department of Education of New York City. David earned his bachelor’s degree in music education from The Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam College, where he studied with Mark Hartman, Bret Zvacek, and Christopher Creviston.
Bill Hammer brings to you the best Blues and Country artists in the city for a great night of live music in Harlem.
8:00 8-9pm: Ryan Lee Crosby - Singer Songwriter
American guitarist, singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Boston, Massachusetts. A versatile, exploratory musician with a restless drive to create, Crosby has produced 5 albums, 3 EPs and a film score in his 10 years as an active artist. He has performed his music in the U.S. on stages from New England to Mississippi and in numerous countries throughout Europe. Whether playing solo on 12 string guitar, fronting a bluesy drum-guitar duo, or leading a full band, Crosby's intricate playing, propulsive rhythms and dynamic vocals create a sound that confronts listeners with an immediacy rarely found in the work of traditional singer/songwriters.
9:00 9-10:30pm: Scissormen - Blues
Proudly purveying great American roots music around the world - with grit, guts, grooves and guitars. And love
10:30 10:30pm-12am: Tony Conniff - Blues
Musician, Producer, Songwriter, Composer, and Teacher based in NYC On this site, help yourself to free downloads of Tony’s songs on the MUSIC page (or just listen!). Help yourself to more than 150 Songwriting Blogposts on the BLOG Page. And we’d appreciate it if you’d take a second to click the blue facebook tab to the left and ‘Like’ Tony Conniff Songwriting Workshops’ facebook Page. In addition to singing, playing, performing, and recording his songs with Tony Conniff & Band, Tony continues to be in demand as a bassist (recently inducted into the New York Blues Hall of Fame) and teacher/coach of Songwriting and Music Production.
12:00 12-3:45am: DJ 9AM
R&B, Reggae, Soca, Electronic, Hip Hop, and Old School music.
Friday, July 31
6:00 6-8pm: HC4 – Harrington/Connors Four - Jazz
The quartet plays .the music of Sonny Rollins and Joe Henderson
9:00 9-10pm: Donald Malloy & Clear Water - Electro Jazz
A trumpet and drumset duo with programmed tracks !
10:00 10pm-12am: Kitoko Groove from Congo
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!
12:00 12-3.45am: DJ Birane from Ivory Coast
One of NYC's finest African DJ, the best coupé decallé, hiphop & RnB, dancehall, soca, Zouk, Naija, and salsa in the city.
Saturday, August 1
6:00 6-8pm: Michael Morgan Trio - Jazz
8:00 8-9pm: Sanjay - Rock
Sanjay is a New York based recording artist and composer. His earlier releases include a Spanish album “Vive el Sueño” and an Indian album “Teri Rah”. He has also co-produced a dance track “Ecstasy” with his late friend Michael Clarke. His latest single “You memory has a mind of its own” released in May 2014. His long and much awaited EP “X Roads” featuring guitar player Felipe Staiti of the legendary Argentine Rock band Los Enanitos Verdes and Grammy award winning engineer Gustavo Borner is scheduled to release soon.
10:00 10pm-12am: Kakande - High Voltage - West African Melodies
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 .
12:00 12-3:45am: DJ JP Biamby
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.
Sunday, August 2
5:00 5-8pm: The Shrine Sunday Jazz Jam Session with Lu Reid
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.
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!
11:00 11pm-3:45am: DJ Ceace - Reggae Night
Monday, August 3
6:00 6-8pm: Sound Underground - Jazz Trio
"You've got to go down in the basement and visit every note" - Wayne Shorter These words of wisdom from the timeless saxophone legend guide the intimate, melodic approach we take to our unusual instrumentation. Lyrical and conversational, our music traverses the lengths of acoustic jazz.
8:00 8-9pm: Bad Faces - Americana
Bad Faces is a Brooklyn based Electric Americana band featuring Barry Komitor, Mike Severino, Brian Stollery, and Adam Douglass.
9:00 9-10pm: Statik Vision - Mindie
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.
10:00 10-11pm: Tisbury Obama - Folk Rock
Tyler Asay- Vocals, Guitar, Keys, Bass John Domenico- Guitar, Vocals, Keys, Bass Matt Montella- Drums, Percussion, Feild Recordings
11:00 11pm-12am: Freddy Loco Ska and Rocksteady Band from Belgium
12:00 12-3:45am: DJ Natt from Japan
With 13 years experience, DJ Natt is a very famous and professional dj in Tokyo. He started his career in NY since 2015. He spins Hip Hop,RnB,Reggae,Dancehall,Soca,Latin,Naija,House and Electronic.