|Friday, July 25|
|6:00||Jocelyn Shannon Jazz Quartet - 6-8pm
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.
|8:00||8-9pm: The Fine Line - Folk
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.
|9:00||9-10pm: The Big Takeover - Reggae/Ska
Since their arrival, The Big Takeover, a reggae/ska/roots band, has hit the ground running and never glanced back. September 2008 marked the release of their debut album, "Following Too Close," (Takeover Productions). Furthering their upward trajectory, the sextet also opened for Bob Marley's former backup band, The Wailers, at the Chance in Poughkeepsie and Jefferson Starship at The Egg, in Albany .
|10:00||Royal Khaoz - Reggae - 10pm-12am
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.
|12:00||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, July 26|
|1:00||1-4pm Maria Davis for Kids|
|6:00||6-8pm: Al-Yasha Anderson-jazz
Al-Yasha Anderson has an amazing vocal range full of wonderful colours and textures. She loves her craft and her audience and shares herself with total ease. Upbeat, humorous and inspiring, she presents her songs with emotion and style
|8:00||8-9pm: Frankie Favasuli and The Big Tree Band - Pop
Frankie Favasuli is a singer/songwriter and pianist who started his songwriting around the age of 13. It wasn't until later on in the spring of 2009 that he and drummer Ryan O'Loughlin started The Big Tree Band and its music as it as known today. It is a sound that is deeply rooted in the p...
|9:00||9-10pm: Courtnee Roze
We are a 5-piece band (guitars, bass, drums, vocals,percussion, horns) with a female lead vocalist/percussionist. We have been described as one of the must innovative and captivating bands in New York City. Our music has a funk, afro, pop, house texture. People are often amazed by the diversity and musical arrangement this band.
|10:00||10pm-12am Laolu from Nigeria
Laolu Senbanjo is the creator of ‘Afromysterics’ style of Art. This brain child of his was created in 2007 and it transcends Art mediums and is also the expression of the thoughts and mysteries into music, vocals, and sounds.
|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, July 27|
|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.
|10:00||10pm-12am: Nate Hancock & The Declaration - Country Funk
NATE HANCOCK was born pickin’ the “COUNTRY FUNK” in the foothills of Fayetteville, Arkansas. From intimate venues to large theaters and festivals, NATE HANCOCK is a natural performer who inspires the spirit of love that makes you want to get up off of your seat and dance!!
|12:00||12-3:45am 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…
|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.