|Monday, July 28|
|7:00||The Rendez Vous - Live Show Case Soul,Funk,Blues Rock - 7pm-12am
One of NYC'S hottest music events celebrates its 6th Anniversary of 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, July 29|
|6:00||6-8pm: Trout Cake
Trout Cake is a fun eclectic stew playing primarily original jazz/rock. There is a nice amount of live improvisation involved in our show. The genres we range from are latin to reggae to funk, middle eastern to hard rock, jazz, blues and contemporary progressive sounds. We have been playing together for several years now, largely refining our extended original repertoire. We do like to throw in some covers that strike us at times. There is some singing but plenty of instrumental music. The instrumentation is guitar/vocals, keyboards, bass/vocals, drum set, and tenor saxophone. Trout Cake is tight, and certainly out of the box.
|8:00||Soul 4Real - Open Mic hosted by Raine Torae & Band - 8pm-2am
Soul, R&B, Funk, Poetry, Jazz, Gospel $10 Cover
|Wednesday, July 30|
|7:00||7-9pm: The Stachel Quintet - funky world jazz
Norbert Stachel is a multi-instrumentalist, recording and performance artist. He has long been recognized for his individualized soloistic style on saxophones, clarinets, and flutes. He has left his mark on recordings and performances with such great artists as Aerosmith, Tower of Power, Roger Waters, Tony Toni Toné, Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, Prince, Tito Puente, Diana Ross, Boz Scaggs, Neil Diamond, En Vogue, The Temptations, Sheila E, Quincy Jones, Les McCann, Don Cherry, Freddie Hubbard, Roy Hargrove, Andrew Hill, and many others.
Joel Marrain, aka FEVAH, is a soca and reggae composer and artist. Fevah was born in Trinidad in 1972 in San Fernando. He sang gospel and composed spiritual songs from a young age. His father is a retired senior superintendant of the police force of Trinidad and Tobago. Joel wanted to pursue a music career, but out of respect for his father did not pursue a career in music early on. Fevah emigrated to the United States in 1990 but never forgot his roots. In 1997 he entered the first calypso monarch in New York with friend Stefan Cudjo under the name of Syndication. They composed a song called �I�m not feeling to party� and won �Best Party Song.� They also composed the song �Fire Coming Down� which made Raggae Soca Finals in 1998 in Trinidad and Tobago.
|10:00||10pm-12am Alex Foster Jazz Band
A musical heavyweight, saxophonist Alex Foster has been a part of many of the world’s most influential sounds to date. Best known in recent years for his work as the alto saxophonist in the house band of Saturday Night Live, he has also shared the stage with numerous world-class performers in varying genres. Besides being a member of the SNL house band, he is also the musical director of the Mingus Big Band, Orchestra, and Dynasty and is currently completing his latest album featuring all original compositions.
|12:00||12 -3:45am DJ Dakar - ragga, dancehall, naija ,Rnb, couper deca|
|Thursday, July 31|
|6:00||6-7pm: Alice Limoges - Singer Songwriter
Steinbeck novels, Renaissance choral music, 30’s swing, Neruda poems, Erik Satie, and the night sky all come together to make Maine-born New-York musician Alice Limoges someone that the Bangor Daily News has called “a singer-songwriter with loads of potential and nowhere to go but up”. As a teenager, she began writing original songs reminiscent of old jazz and folk tunes with a contemporary feel, full of the drama of her musical theater and operatic inﬂuences as well as the lives of friends and strangers and herself.
|7:00||7-8pm: 212 Green - Soul/Pop
Siblings born and raised in New York City, as Tori, Kyra, and Riley Green, 212GREEN was introduced to classical piano, dance and voice lessons each at the age of 7 and guitar at age 10, a healthy escape to the hard inner-city street life that exists right outside their door. These siblings are influenced by many things. First and foremost is their hometown, New York City! They've lived on the East and West sides, Uptown and Downtown so they know all the special little spots... the crazy spots too (shout out to the East Village and Harlem!!!)
|8:00||8-9pm - KA EL - Singer Songwriter From France - ON HOLD|
|9:00||9-10pm: Saika & The Incredibles|
|10:00||10-11pm: MH The Verb - Jazz/Electro-Pop/Hip Hop
With unique style and sound, the multi-talented MC/ DJ/ Producer, MH the Verb is quickly becoming one of the East Coast's top crossover artists. Drawing from his diverse range of musical influences, MH the Verb bridges the rhythmic foundation of jazz with the new age sounds of electro-pop and Hip Hop.
|11:00||11pm-12am: The Far East - Reggae/Dub
A musical expedition to the Caribbean uncovers fossilized evidence from the 1960′s period of a link between land and sea animals in the form of big riddims. Expedition leader Dr. Matt Burdi visits his friend and former student, Dr. Chris Philippone, a musicologist who works at an aquarium in Brooklyn and has been a guest at Matt’s Marine Biology Institute in Kingston for over a month. Philippone persuades his boss, the financially-minded Dr. Maddie Ruthless, to fund and join in on a return expedition to the island to look for the remainder of the riddims.
|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, August 1|
|6:00||6-8pm Yacouba Diabate - Solo Cora
Yacouba Diabate is an incredibly versatile musician, adept at several traditional African instruments including the kora and the Gonie. His musical ability is one that is described as exceptional. Yacouba was born in 1975, Tougan Buskina Faso, West Africa. He came from a long line of Diabates (or griots), who play a historic note in maintaining the rich traditions of the Mandigo group of West Africa. Yacouba was taught by the legendary Toumani Diabate, and was his best student. He has been performing throughout the United States since 2009. These performances have been breathtaking.
|8:00||8-9pm: Jodie and the Normals - Pop
Levinson has been favorably compared to Norah Jones and Sara Bareilles for her ability to channel both the intimacy of soul and the broad resonance of pop. She honed her musicality working alongside such industry greats as producer Matt Pendergast (Mary J. Blige, Britney Spears, and Ciara) and composer-producer Lisa Ratner (Barbra Streisand, Vanessa Williams, and Dolly Parton).
|10:00||10pm-12am Super Yamba Band
SUPER YAMBA BAND - (SET TIME: 10:00 PM) Select members of The Brand New Life + more playing groovy, groovy afrobeat!
|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 2|
|6:00||6-8pm: Moth To Flame - Jazz Quintet
Moth to Flame is an electric jazz quartet from New York City. They are performing throughout the New York City area highlighting their fine blend of hard bop, latin and fusion including the music of Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, Pat Metheny, Jeff Beck, Miles Davis and John Coltrane. Moth to Flame has been thrilling audiences through an eclectic mix of classical, jazz and rock, which has been described as an exciting combination of Thelonious Monk, Chick Corea and Steely Dan.
|8:00||8-9pm - GNGR - Rock
With inspiration ranging from Led Zeppelin and Lynryd Skynrd to Guns ‘n’ Roses and the Foo Fighters, GNGR (ginger) brings a mix of classic, southern, metal and pop to today’s airwaves. The band’s five members look to re-ignite a sound akin to stadium rock of the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s. GNGR’s original music leads the audience through sounds and stories that are sure to strike a chord with all who listen. The anthem “Take Me Alive” dares the listener to join in the experience of breaking free and finding one’s own self, while the power ballad “Time” recounts how a once-strong relationship changes over time.
|9:00||9-10pm - Hamza Bencherif and friends - Funk/rock
After months of absence Hamza Bencherif is finally back in New York. A new up and coming Guitar player in the city who's name will be known before soon! Don't miss his first show since his return, tonight in Harlem at Shrine!
|10:00||10pm-12am: AfroPercussionBenkadi - from West Africa
I am all about music and virtue. When I teach percussions I teach you to listen to and feel the beats. I will teach you a multitude of rythyms that will create your musical heart, developing your ability to play skillfully and beautifully. When I play my drums in concert, my wish is for you to experience the joy I am feeling when I play for you. I want you to feel the communication between the drum and the other musicians.
|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 3|
|5:00||The Shrine Sunday Jazz Jam Session with Lu Reid - 5-8pm
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||THE SHRINE BIG BAND - 8-11pm
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 Reggae Rock Steady Movement - DJ Madi/Dj AKZ
Your sunday rendez vous with Dj Madi and DJ AKZ spinning records that blend old school Hip-Hop, R&B, World & African music and a bit of old-fashioned rock and roll…