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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Sunday, January 25
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.
8:00 8-9pm: Def Trio - Groove
Deftrio [D]iamond - [E]ckroth - [F]ajardo - [Trio] is an experimental organ groove project. Just about everything played is improvised, and groove is paramount.
9:00 9-10pm: The Smoke People - Funk/Jazz/Electronica
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.
10:00 10pm-3:45am Reggae Rock Steady Movement - DJ Madi & DJ AKZ
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…
Monday, January 26
7:00 7pm-12am: The Rendez Vous - Live Show Case Soul,Funk,Blues Rock
One of NYC'S hottest music events presenting independent artists performing live in Harlem.
12:00 12-3.45am Harlem Soul Kitchen w/ DJ Jp BIamby
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.
Tuesday, January 27
6:00 6-8pm: Orange Burn - Funk/Rock/Soul
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.
8:00 8pm-3:45am: Soul 4Real - Open Mic hosted by Raine Torae & Band
Soul, R&B, Funk, Poetry, Jazz, Gospel FEATURING: Lawrin Green $10 Cover
Wednesday, January 28
6:00 6-8pm: Azanian Pulse led by Lesedi Ntsane from South Africa
Lesedi is a South African born Trumpet player who was introduced to the cornet at whilst at the Salvation Army Church, where he later learned to play. Born into a musical family, with a singing Mother and a Father who had spent some time with Trumpet. His Grandfather was the Director of one South Africa’s classic Musical unit, The Merrymaker’s Orchestra
8:00 8-11pm: The PitchBlak Playlist
Featuring Loaf Muzik ……… 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!
9:00 11pm-12am: Friends from Earth -
We are Friends From Earth. Our mission is to use rhythms with strong melodies and perfect harmonies to conduct communications with extra terrestrial beings. The performance of Friends From Earth is both audio and visual as they attempt to co...
12:00 12-3:45am 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, January 29
6:00 6-8pm: Norihiro Kikuta Trio - Jazz
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8:00 8-9pm: Shannon Mc Nally - Americana / Indie / Roots Music
Shannon McNally was born and raised on Long Island, New York but has spent most of her adult life traveling and living all over North America. After graduating college with a degree in Religious Anthropology she followed Los Lobos out to Los Angeles to pursue a career in music. She quickly signed with Perry Watts-Russell to Capitol Records/ EMI. />.. Rolling Stone Magazine gave her debut album released in January of 2002, Jukebox Sparrows (Capitol Records),
9:00 9-10:30pm: Garry Burnside - Blues
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.
10:30 10:30pm-12am: Pork Chop Willie - Blues
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.
12:00 12-3:45am AFROLICIOUS w/ DJ JP Biamby
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.
Friday, January 30
6:00 6-8pm: Sivan Arbel - Jazz
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.
8:00 8-10pm: The Breakdown - Funk, Soul, RnB, Blues, Jazz, Rock.
Kickin' drums, booty shakin' bass, swirling keyboards, wailing guitars and soaring lead vocals, The Breakdown is funky music guaranteed to please.
10:00 10pm-12am: Yacouba Diabate and Dounouya - African World Music
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.
12:00 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, January 31
6:00 6-8pm: The Liberty Big Band - Jazz
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
8:00 8-10pm: Tomcat & The Whiskey Rats - Boogie Blues
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.
10:00 10pm-12am: Greg Banks from New Orleans
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.
12:00 12am-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.