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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Saturday, April 19
6:00 6-8pm: 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.
8:00 Boo City - 8-9pm
Boo City was formed in 2009 by long time friends, vocalist Tai Awolaju and guitarist Andrew Moon Bain. Both accomplished singer/songwriters in their own right, Awolaju and Bain previously played in different projects nationally and around Providence, RI . Bain has also been an active and prolific record producer for the last decade.
9:00 The Cannibal Ramblers - Blues/Rock- 9-10pm
The Cannibal Ramblers focus on densely textured, highly rhythmic music with strong narrative content. They have a deep reservoir of original music as well as an extensive knowledge and love of pre-war blues. The Cannibal Rambler’s sound is ragged like a rusty knife. Mixing Hound Dog, R.L. Burnside and Junior Kimbrough, with Bukka White, Fred McDowell, and Son House brings you into their zone of sound. Driving the car down the winding mountain road with the brake lines cut is where they live. The Cannibal Ramblers were honored to represent the West Virginia Blues Society in the 2012 Memphis International Blues Challenge. Band Members: Very Bad Dog M. Milloff, Harry Milloff, Drums Kyle Anderson, Drums, Erik Jerominek, Bass
10:00 The Brand New Life - Afrobeat - 10pm-12am
Since stepping onto the world beat music scene in 2009, The Brand New Life has been uplifting audiences with a sound that is as enlivening as the name implies. The seven-piece band has become recognized as one of the East Coast’s top Afrobeat groups, sharing the stage with world-renowned all-stars such as Nigerian Afrobeat royalty Seun Kuti & Egypt 80
12:00 DJ JP Biamby - 12-3:45am
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, April 20
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 8-10pm: Laura Angyal - Jazz Vocalist
Laura Angyal is a jazz vocalist, composer currently studying at New School for Jazz.
10:00 10pm-12am: Bad Uncle from Montreal
accordion driven gypsy-surf-polka-billy band - “If you have a hard time picturing how an accordion can create a moshpit, then you have to see a Bad Uncle show.”
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, April 21
7:00 The Gathering Gospel Event - 7-11pm
THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED DUE TO WATER DAMAGE - - - The Gathering is a Gospel Experience that goes beyond music and hits the soul. Christians and music lovers are able to come together and vibe under the inspiration of Christ in an atmosphere that is not, "Churchy". Meet other down to earth Christians and breath the vapors of real love that resides when the saints come together. Music featuring nationally renowned and sought after talents, DJ Tony Tone and host Ayana George, every 3rd Monday of the month.
11:00 Blaqstarr - DJ - 11pm-12am
There’s a term DJs use when talking with each other that describes an experience all of them strive for but that isn’t always achieved. The term is “club banger,” or “club killer,” and while different DJ crews in different places around the world probably have their own variation on the wording, what the term describes is always the same: a song or record, often new but familiar, that is dropped at the right time during a set; a tune that taps into the immediate energy happening at a club or house party and then pushes it over the edge sending the dancefloor into a communal frenzy.
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, April 22
6:00 6-8pm: Yusuke Seki Quintet - Jazz
Yusuke Seki Quartet meets Masayoshi Goto!! and Poku Poku Boys!! In this event,Yusuke Seki Qurtet will play Jazz arranged Japanese traditional songs and Jazz Standard with Special guests. Special Guests Poku Poku Boys is a perfomance group by Yusuke Seki,Tatsuo Karila,Tomomi Hazama,which formed in East Harlem,New York City in August 2013 to spread Japanese culture.Their performances consist of Japanese calligraphy and traditional Japanese music.
8:00 Kei Owada - Singer Songwriter from Tokyo - 8-9pm
Kei Owada music is influenced by carol king, aretha franklin and so many american roots music. She is also a constantly working singer demanded.
9:00 Dan White Sextet - Soul, Jazz, Rock, R&B, Hip-Hop - 9-11pm
The Dan White Sextet is a band that plays real music. Soul, Jazz, Rock, R&B, Hip-Hop, these are all words that you can try to use to brand the band but this group takes all of these styles and finds a way to creatively combine them to play fresh, honest, feel good music.
11:00 11pm-12am: Corky Hodges & Friends - R&B/Soul
Corky Hodges, a Harlem native, is a master drummer as well as a talented singer songwriter. He as toured with major artists such as The Pointdexters, Roy Airs, Leroy Burdges, etc … Corky has mastered the art of R&B drumming as well as Jazz, Afro-Caribbean, Hip Hop, Funk, Blues, Gospel and Rock.
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.
Wednesday, April 23
8:00 Aaron Pfeiffer Presents - Pop/Soul/R&B - 8pm-12am
Nicco Starr..8pm.......Christian Harmon..8:30pm...........Mieka D...9pm..............Dalhi..930pm...............Henry & Friends..10pm...............Aaron Pfeiffer & Friends..10:30pm - Midnight!
12:00 12 -3:45am DJ Dakar - ragga, dancehall, naija ,Rnb, couper deca
Thursday, April 24
6:00 Nena Weston. - Blues, R&B, Jazz, Gospel - 6-8pm
Concert Halls, Theaters, and Exclusive Engagements or Teaching Music to Children as a Teaching Artist in Residence and Group Leader in After School Programs Nina Weston is an Excitingly Versatile Vocalist Who Shows How Much She Knows How to Express Herself Through Music. She’s Organized With a Strong Work Ethic and High Degree of Self-Motivation and Years of Professional Singing Experience Makes Her Masterfully Adept at Interpreting Lyrics with Energy and Compassion.
8:00 8-9pm: Elektra Kurtis and Ensemble Elektra - Jazz/World
Violinist, educator and composer Elektra Kurtis’s inspiration comes from Jazz and ethnic music of her heritage, as well as from Bartok, Stravinsky, Bach and more contemporary composers. Her goal is to integrate all the musical traditions and styles she has experienced throughout her life. She started, at home, in a family of Greek refugees from Egypt to Poland, learning about her Greek heritage. Elektra grew up in Warsaw listening mostly to avant-garde contemporary music created in the sixties and seventies and to Bartok, to Jazz recordings from the US and to the folk music of Greece, Africa and Tibet. Later, as a student of classical violin at the Sibelius Academy of Music in Helsinki, Finland, Elektra studied harmony, analysis and classical music forms along with classical violin repertoire.
9:00 Juju - R&B Funk - 9-10pm
JuJu is a R&B, Funk, and Soul outfit based in NYC dedicated to the art of moving butts. If you ain't dancin' then you better be!
10:00 Sugartone Brass Band - 10pm - 12am
Sugartone Brass Band has been Funkin’ up the brass band scene in New York City for over a decade. The band got its start in a basement studio in Brooklyn, NY the summer of 2002. In 2003, the band started its first residency on the Upper West Side of Manhattan at the Gin Mill on Amsterdam Ave. In 2007, Sugartone released its first album, "Live in Brooklyn.” Sugartone continued its Upper West Side residency in 2008 at Jacques-Imo’s restaurant, a cafe fashioned after the famous Jacques-Imo’s restaurant in New Orleans.
12:00 DJ JP Biamby - 12-3:45am
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, April 25
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.
9:00 9-10pm: Ben Kogan - funky twang from Brooklyn
10:00 10pm-12am: Jeremy Beck
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.