|Tuesday, October 21|
|6:00||6-8pm: Claudia Hayden - Flautist
New York City based flautist, composer, and songwriting producer Claudia Hayden and her band, The Claudia Hayden Project, continue to move audiences to standing ovations at venues throughout the U.S. Possessing a sound that ranges from funky and sassy to sublimely smooth, the sheer power of the music is evident in the new release of her debut Jazz CD, “Abstract.”
|8:00||8-9pm: Allinor from Ghana - Reggae/Acoustic Soul
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...
|9:00||9-10pm: Irma Seleman - R&B Soul
A funky songbird from the East. She puts together grooves, melodies and harmonies that reflects her experiences in life, love and music. A singer, songwriter and arranger bringing the music of “Soul” and “R&B” into her own Malaysian sound. She'll amaze you with her voice and personality on stage!...
|10:00||10-11pm: CHUEMEE from Japan - Pop Rock|
|11:00||11pm-12am: Aidan Connell & The Noonday Parade - R&B
Aidan Connell along with The Noonday Parade (Charlie Skeggs- Drums), (Michael Hanley- Bass) pushes blues, soul, rock, psychedelia and guitar mastery into a whole new dimension, the influence of classic blues artists such as Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf are obvious as well as the 60’s super group schtick which reinterprets the well worn blues genre with a fresh approach and much needed urgency.
|12:00||12-3:45am: DJ 4Play|
|Wednesday, October 22|
|6:00||6-8pm: Eric Plaks Trio - Jazz
Eric Plaks trio, with Leco Reis - bass, and Jon Panikkar - drums. - - - Born and raised in Princeton, New Jersey, Eric has split his adult life between playing jazz and teaching elementary school students in Harlem, and, recently, the South Bronx, where he helped to found Bronx Charter School for the Arts.
|8:00||8-9pm: Jahriffe B . MacKenzie of JAH-N-I Roots Band . Acoustic
JAH-N-I Roots Band (pronounced Jah-In-I) has been striking the airwaves with music of mystical over standing of the time in which we are living in. Based in Dorchester, MA, they are often seen as a roots band out of the hills like hermits / Ancient Rasta men and wombman, delivering a message of truth and of righteousness while pointing out the reality of life and its reasons. The band was originally formed in 2002 by Barriffe Mackenzie, an inspired Rasta now an initiate of the levity. The members of JAH-N-I were all born in different parts of the earth but have one common ground, music and the desire to play and sing, music that can create a change in the common and uncommon environment. JAH-N-I music is a collective effect that carries a vibration of truth with right rhythm, for the mind, body and soul. JAH-N-I released their first album �Rastafari Love� in 2005 with High Hopes Conscious Records. The album received huge attention from around the globe, in the United States and across the water; Belgium, France and Germany to name a few.
|9:00||9-10pm: Epick - rapper/singer/songwriter/producer/performer
Epick is a rapper/singer/songwriter/producer/performer, born and raised on the Upper west side of New York City. He has been making music since he was in the Cathedral School Choir as a child, and has made commercial music for companies like Honda, Burton, Ecko, Volcom, and Sprite, in addition to releasing his own music independently. His debut EP Six Inches of Skill was called “really good” by all his family and friends and two of the songs from the EP were used by Honda for ad campaigns.
|10:00||10-11pm: 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.
|11:00|| 11:00pm -3:45am DJ Dakar - ragga, dancehall, naija ,Rnb, coupé
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, October 23|
|6:00||6-8pm: Sloan's Circle Road - Showcase
Sloan's Circle Round To Showcase Composing Acoustic Instrumental and/or Singing Guitarists For anyone with an interesting song to tell. We present 2 Sets, 3-4 musicians per set, presenting 3 songs each
|8:00||8-9pm: 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.
|9:00||9-10pm - Stuart Niemi and the Chicos - Blues
Stuart Niemi Guitars, Electric Bass, Resonator Guitar, Singer, Songwritter Mr. Roy Bennett joining us on Bass and vocals.
|10:00||10-11pm: Votive Crown - Soul
A Brooklyn vintage soul inspired duo called Votive Crown. We consist of female vocals over vintage synth keyboards, and a jazz-schooled guitarist over drum loops and layered textures. We play originals and choice covers from the 70's. Our overall vibe is soulful, sultry and moody.
|11:00||11pm-12am: Jennifer Sullivan - Pop Singer
Jennifer Sullivan is a breakout artist poised for success. Wonderfully eclectic and cool with looks to boot, her songs have mass cross-over potential. As a Texas singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist musician, Jennifer's fun pop/folk sensibility draws heavily from her strong southern roots in classic country, jazz, blues & rock music. Primarily influenced by Patsy Cline and Billie Holiday, her sound is comparable to an "edgier" Norah Jones.
|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, October 24|
|6:00||6-8pm: Noel Simone Wippler - Jazz|
|8:00||8-9pm: Tyne Darling - Singer Songwriter
Tyne Darling is a Milwaukee, WI-based musician. In November of 2010, Tyne released his latest record, a full-length, full-band effort, entitled, The Secret November. The record was produced by Eric Roscoe Ambel (Steve Earle, Ryan Adams, Kasey Anderson) and mastered by Paul Gold (Salt Mastering, Brooklyn, NY). Tyne tours as a solo performer and as a full-band, playing more than 125 shows each year.
|9:00||9-10pm: Rony's Insomnia - Rock
Rony’s Insomnia is a local New York band led by Israeli artist Rony Corcos, a Singer-Songwriter, guitarist and producer. Their music is a combination of Alternative Rock with a Soulful, honest and unique edge. Rony's Insomnia has performed in New York's 'Meany', CMJ Festivals and in venues such as The Living Room, Arlene's Grocery, Rockwood Music Hall, Pianos, Brooklyn Bowl, The City Winery, BB King's and Tarrytown music hall. Over the last year Rony's Insomnia has been making quite a stir on New York’s thriving Lower East Side music scene.
|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||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, October 25|
|6:00||6-8pm: Valentina Marino - Jazz Vocalist
Vocalist, songwriter, arranger and lyricist Valentina Marino brings the sensitivity, sophistication and earthiness of her Mediterranean roots to cutting edge jazz. "Her depth of feeling…touches the hearts of all who hear her...Valentina Marino's interpretation of Dorham's "Blue Bossa" with Lawson's lyric paints pictures of the flow of waters' life that transcend the notion of singing into a numinous expression of authentic artistry'' says Grammy nominee Janet Lawson.
|8:00||8-9pm: Jason Ovelha - Singer Songwriter
Parisian singer, songwriter and jazz guitarist, newly proud citizen of Harlem, Jason Ovelha (pronounce "Ovêleah") stands somewhere in between american black music, brazilian rhythms and harmonies, and the romantic and symbolist french tradition.
|9:00||9-10pm: Max Harvey - Rock Pop Groove
Max Harvey (Birth name: Maxime Bezencon) was born on 1990 in Lausanne, Switzerland. He taught himself to play electric guitar. After auditioning, he was admitted to Berklee College of Music in Boston with a scholarship. He earned 5th position from 335 participants at the 2010 Berklee Guitar Sessions contest.
|10:00||10pm-12am: Oxygen Box - Reggae
A unique mix between genres and cultures; both Stanley and Malvo were born in Haiti, while Natalie is an African American of Jamaican descent. In light of the above, they unite with musicians coming from various parts of the world to bring a breath of fresh air with their music. Oxygen Box is a live band making audiences dance or feel like starting a revolution to the sounds of Reggae, think about our society with its Hip Hop, get energized with its Rock
|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.
|Sunday, October 26|
|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: Kenny Fame - Singer Songwriter
Singer-Songwriter Kenny Fame is the latest artist to emerge out of the Philadelphia music scene in recent years; although he is based in Harlem, NYC. His breakout hit single "Rejoyce" proved very successful on local Philly radio stations, and spent the early part of 2014 perch atop the #1 position on the daily request line countdown; it in fact spent over a month in the Top Ten Request list, only to be replaced by two other K*Fame song's: "All Across The Nation" & Ain't No Biggie", off of his upcoming album "#FameNation".
|9:00||9-11pm: Osekre and The Lucky Bastards Afropop-Indie
Osekre is the new Fela! - WBAI "Osekre sounds like Ghana's ans to Eugine Hutz of Gogol Bordello" - Afropunk If "The Clash" were from the Caribbean - Yours Truly https://soundcloud.com/osekre
|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…
|Monday, October 27|
|7:00||The Rendez Vous - Live Show Case Soul,Funk,Blues Rock - 7pm-12am
Join Us at Shrine World Music Venue in Harlem, 2271 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd., bet. 133rd & 134th Street, on the last Monday of every month for our Monthly event The Rendezvous! It's the place where you can hear great live music from independent artists while enjoying good food, interesting people and surrounded by the culture and ambiance of one of the World's most famous communities, Harlem USA!
|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.