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sunday, april 23, 2017 10:35pm

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 4th 2017 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

Join us June 4th 2017 at Marcus Garvey Park (18 Mt Morris Park W, New York, NY 10027 / 120 street and 5th Avenue) for a day of live music, arts, and fun! Bands are welcome to submit at mafrikabooking@gmail.com by April 30th.

sunday, april 23, 2017 2:00am

***Check out Yatenga French Bistro***

Menu, specials of the day, and other information for Yatenga French Bistro at www.yatengabistro.com "...located in the heart of Harlem, ...the rustic atmosphere and relaxed service at this French-American spot feel like an escape to the country." - New York Magazine

sunday, april 23, 2017 4:05pm

1-5pm: LIVE GOSPEL BRUNCH ft. Tamira's True Gospel of NY Singer

Live Gospel Performances and brunch every Sunday 1-5pm

sunday, april 23, 2017 5:00pm

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.

sunday, april 23, 2017 8:00pm

8-9pm: Plastique Mammals - Instrumental Post-Rock

Instrumental rock duo from Winooski, Vermont

sunday, april 23, 2017 9:00pm

9-10pm: The Sly Foxes - Funk / Reggae / Blues / Rock

The Sly Foxes are the funkiest, bluesiest, most rockin' band you'll ever see, performing a diverse setlist, sure to get anyone up and dancing!

sunday, april 23, 2017 10:00pm

10pm-12am: Jahriffe - Reggae

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 living in.

sunday, april 23, 2017 12:00am

12-3:45am: Crown Kings Reggae Sundays - Reggae Night

"Crown Kings Reggae Sundays" DJ Ceace *Dj Blue Steele *DJ Rio *Kimani

monday, april 24, 2017 10:35pm

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 4th 2017 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

Join us June 4th 2017 at Marcus Garvey Park (18 Mt Morris Park W, New York, NY 10027 / 120 street and 5th Avenue) for a day of live music, arts, and fun! Bands are welcome to submit at mafrikabooking@gmail.com by April 30th.

monday, april 24, 2017 2:00am

***Check out Yatenga French Bistro***

Menu, specials of the day, and other information for Yatenga French Bistro at www.yatengabistro.com "...located in the heart of Harlem, ...the rustic atmosphere and relaxed service at this French-American spot feel like an escape to the country." - New York Magazine

monday, april 24, 2017 4:00pm

4-8pm: Shrine Daily Happy Hour Bringing Harlem Spirit Back

1/ $3 for Draft Beer Brooklyn Lager,Stella, Blue Moon, Heineken & Anchor steam Budwiser, Kronoberg 1664 ,Yugling lager, Sam Adam, Hardcore, DogFish 60 Minutes,Bass ale,Pabst Blue Ribbone and $4 Guiness 2/ $ 5 Glass of Wine, $4 Frozen Margarita & Pina Colada. 3/ $6 Buffalo Wings feat French Fries or Plantain. With the Best Music of All Time. From 4pm - 8pm

monday, april 24, 2017 6:00pm

6-7pm: Marco Bolfelli - Jazz

Marco Bolfelli is an Italian guitarist and composer. After completing his conservatory studies in Italy, in 2015 he attended Berklee College Of Music on a scholarship, graduating Summa Cum Laude by the following year. His first release Streamflow (2014), featuring ECM recording artist Klaus Gesing on reeds, was reviewed as “a hugely impressive and satisfying affair” by All About Jazz and “a very rewarding listening experience” by Jazz Times.

monday, april 24, 2017 8:00pm

8-9pm: Ryan Rickenbach - Folk / Alt. Country

“Rickenbach’s fun and playful sound will steal your heart with its country twang guitars and heartwarming lyrics.”

monday, april 24, 2017 9:00pm

9-10pm: Caleb Caming & The Heat - Rock

Caleb Caming & The Heat is an unapologetically stripped down three piece rock and roll band.

monday, april 24, 2017 10:00pm

10-11pm: VogliBonze - Rock

Vogli Bonze is a punk monk playing guitar and chant a Japanese buddhism sutra with unique low tone voice. He came from Japan to play a fantastic collaboration with top musicians in NY.

monday, april 24, 2017 10:00pm

11pm-12am: Plenty Of Phunk - Funk

Plenty of Phunk (P.O.P.) is an instrumental, groove-oriented band biased out of New York, NY. The group is driven by deep grooves and hard hitting improvisation, and draws from many influences and styles, including Funk, Jazz, Soul, Hip hop, and Pop. Plenty of Phunk plays regularly in Manhattan and Queens. For more information, check out facebook.com/plentyofphunkmusic.

monday, april 24, 2017 12:00am

12-3:45am: DJ Natt from Japan

With 13 years experience, DJ Natt is a very famous and professional dj in Tokyo. He started his career in NY since 2015. He spins Hip Hop,RnB,Reggae,Dancehall,Soca,Latin,Naija,House and Electronic.

tuesday, april 25, 2017 10:35pm

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 4th 2017 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

Join us June 4th 2017 at Marcus Garvey Park (18 Mt Morris Park W, New York, NY 10027 / 120 street and 5th Avenue) for a day of live music, arts, and fun! Bands are welcome to submit at mafrikabooking@gmail.com by April 30th.

tuesday, april 25, 2017 2:00am

***Check out Yatenga French Bistro***

Menu, specials of the day, and other information for Yatenga French Bistro at www.yatengabistro.com "...located in the heart of Harlem, ...the rustic atmosphere and relaxed service at this French-American spot feel like an escape to the country." - New York Magazine

tuesday, april 25, 2017 4:00pm

4-8pm: Shrine Daily Happy Hour Bringing Harlem Spirit Back

1/ $3 for Draft Beer Brooklyn Lager,Stella, Blue Moon, Heineken & Anchor steam Budwiser, Kronoberg 1664 ,Yugling lager, Sam Adam, Hardcore, DogFish 60 Minutes,Bass ale,Pabst Blue Ribbone and $4 Guiness 2/ $ 5 Glass of Wine, $4 Frozen Margarita & Pina Colada. 3/ $6 Buffalo Wings feat French Fries or Plantain. With the Best Music of All Time. From 4pm - 8pm

tuesday, april 25, 2017 6:00pm

6-8pm: Jocelyn Shannon Jazz Quartet

The Jocelyn Shannon Quintet is Jocelyn Shannon-voice, Mark Cohn-piano, Greg Zwiebel-bass, Ed Pillion-drums, Tom Bender-trumpet & flugelhorn. Jocelyn Shannon previously sang in The Wavelength​ Jazz Ensemble and has sung a variety of musical genres. 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. Ed Pillion is a professional drummer/percussionist well versed in multipled genres. Tom Bender is a trumpeter/arranger/composer who's shared the stage with the likes of Hank Mobley, Jaco Pastorius, Lew Soloff and was a student of Pat Martino, Adolph Sandole and Manny Albam. Combined, their talents create a distinctive, compelling sound.

tuesday, april 25, 2017 8:00pm

8-9pm: Choose Your Own Adventure - Funk

Choose Your Own Adventure is a live-composed funk collective from Central Virginia made up of jazz musicians who love funk, hip hop and R&B. They build tunes on stage from the drums up, creating a constantly evolving live experience that's both viscerally and mentally exciting. CYOA wants to make sure that no matter what, the groove is the golden standard.

tuesday, april 25, 2017 9:00pm

9-10pm: Zana - Gypsy Pop

Zāna is an up-and-coming 21 year old singer/songwriter, and versatile musician from the Oakland Bay Area, where she has performed with the award-winning SHS jazz band as well as local musicians. Having collaborated with Grammy winning producers Tim Mitchell and George Noriega, Zāna will be launching a solo career as a pop artist with the release of her debut album in the coming year. A gifted songwriter with a sultry voice, Zāna’s unique style, which fuses Arabic and Latin influences to create what she labels as her ‘gypsy-pop’ sound is both upbeat and soulful, allowing her to showcase her hip-shaking belly dancing moves while performing.

tuesday, april 25, 2017 11:00pm

11pm-12am: Rob Clove - Neo Soul / R&B

Rob Clove’s unique approach to R&B is both reminiscent of a golden time in the genre and yet refreshing and new...(Hot 97, blameebro.com)." Clove is a young international R&B/Jazz Soul vocalist, saxophonist and arranger from Fayetteville, North Carolina. Since commencing his career, he has had the privilege of studying and working with some of today’s most respected artists in classical, jazz, and hip-hop now making a name for himself in New York City.

wednesday, april 26, 2017 10:35pm

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 4th 2017 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

Join us June 4th 2017 at Marcus Garvey Park (18 Mt Morris Park W, New York, NY 10027 / 120 street and 5th Avenue) for a day of live music, arts, and fun! Bands are welcome to submit at mafrikabooking@gmail.com by April 30th.

wednesday, april 26, 2017 2:00am

***Check out Yatenga French Bistro***

Menu, specials of the day, and other information for Yatenga French Bistro at www.yatengabistro.com "...located in the heart of Harlem, ...the rustic atmosphere and relaxed service at this French-American spot feel like an escape to the country." - New York Magazine

wednesday, april 26, 2017 4:00pm

4-8pm: Shrine Daily Happy Hour Bringing Harlem Spirit Back

1/ $3 for Draft Beer Brooklyn Lager,Stella, Blue Moon, Heineken & Anchor steam Budwiser, Kronoberg 1664 ,Yugling lager, Sam Adam, Hardcore, DogFish 60 Minutes,Bass ale,Pabst Blue Ribbone and $4 Guiness 2/ $ 5 Glass of Wine, $4 Frozen Margarita & Pina Colada. 3/ $6 Buffalo Wings feat French Fries or Plantain. With the Best Music of All Time. From 4pm - 8pm

wednesday, april 26, 2017 6:00pm

6-8pm: D.K's Session- Jazz

A strong jazz bass player from South Korea. He studied at William Paterson University with legendary jazz musicians such as Mulgrew Miller, Marcus McLaurine, Rufus Reid, James Weidman, Steve Laspina, Harold Mabern, Horace Arnold and Christian McBride. He was also lucky to have chance to share the stage with great musicians such as Nancy Morano, George Gee Jazz Orchestra, Lauren Sevian, James Weidman, Bucky Pizzarelli, Vincent Herring and Eric Alexander. He released recordings 'Relationship' and 'Identity(EP)' as a leader. He also appealed on a national Christmas special as a part of "American Christmas with PJ Rasmussen and the Boardwalk Jazz band, feat. Bucky Pizzarelli" on more than 160 TV stations from coast to coast includes CBS, NBC, ABC, etc.

wednesday, april 26, 2017 8:00pm

8-9pm: Cary Morin - Roots / Acoustic Blues

A man, a guitar, a lot of soul…Cary Morin has the chops and is one of the best acoustic pickers on the scene today." “…A superb fingerstyle guitarist, Morin is a troubadour of the first order…

wednesday, april 26, 2017 9:00pm

9-10pm: Langi - Reggae-Pop / Dancehall

Langi, is a young, versatile, Reggae-Pop artist from Jamaica that is working extremely hard to showcase his melodious musical talent to the world.

wednesday, april 26, 2017 10:00pm

10pm-12am: Bruff Da Crowd Pleaser- Rock/ R&B/ Hip Hop

The wait is over, DaCrowdPleaSeR is here!, if you want entertainment you come to the right place I'm not a Singer, not a Rapper- not even an entertainer Ladies and Gentlemen and especially ladies BruffdaCrowdpPleaSer is a CULT FIGuRE!!

wednesday, april 26, 2017 12:00am

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, april 27, 2017 10:35pm

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 4th 2017 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

Join us June 4th 2017 at Marcus Garvey Park (18 Mt Morris Park W, New York, NY 10027 / 120 street and 5th Avenue) for a day of live music, arts, and fun! Bands are welcome to submit at mafrikabooking@gmail.com by April 30th.

thursday, april 27, 2017 2:00am

***Check out Yatenga French Bistro***

Menu, specials of the day, and other information for Yatenga French Bistro at www.yatengabistro.com "...located in the heart of Harlem, ...the rustic atmosphere and relaxed service at this French-American spot feel like an escape to the country." - New York Magazine

thursday, april 27, 2017 4:00pm

4-8pm: Shrine Daily Happy Hour Bringing Harlem Spirit Back

1/ $3 for Draft Beer Brooklyn Lager,Stella, Blue Moon, Heineken & Anchor steam Budwiser, Kronoberg 1664 ,Yugling lager, Sam Adam, Hardcore, DogFish 60 Minutes,Bass ale,Pabst Blue Ribbone and $4 Guiness 2/ $ 5 Glass of Wine, $4 Frozen Margarita & Pina Colada. 3/ $6 Buffalo Wings feat French Fries or Plantain. With the Best Music of All Time. From 4pm - 8pm

thursday, april 27, 2017 6:00pm

6-7pm: Juan Carlos Polo - Jazz

Drummer Juan Carlos Polo is one of the most versatile and creative musicians of his generation. Classically trained, he blends a number of influences in his playing including those of his native Peru.Now, based in NYC, he is celebrating the release of his debut album Insomnio.

thursday, april 27, 2017 7:00pm

7-8pm: James Beaudreau Band Plays the Old Weird America - Blues

Former Billy Nayer Show guitarist and solo experimental performer and recordist James Beaudreau plays songs from the folk, country & rock traditions.

thursday, april 27, 2017 8:00pm

8-9pm: Laughing Boy - Jazz / Blues

"Come join some of New York's finest as they tear it up with their eclectic mix of blues, funk, jazz, soul and whatever!"

thursday, april 27, 2017 9:00pm

9pm-3:45am: Beats Presented by Boom Bits Music

Beatsmission is to provide the ideal environment where local artist can perform, paint and participate in a grassroots event. Beats provides arts and entertainment at a professional level with local accessibility by combining art and music as a forum that allows all walks of life within the community to experience quality entertainment and local interaction at an affordable price.

thursday, april 27, 2017 12:00am

12-3:45am: DJ Nenim from Nigeria

N3NiM is a DJ/Producer & Mixing Engineer. After a successful djing career in Nigeria, maintaining residences at top clubs and venues, he moved to New York in 2014 to further his career. N3NiM's sets are usually geared towards organic music - Afrofunk, Afrobeat, Jazz, Funk & Soul. On Kalakuta Nights, he spins an eclectic mix of Afropop, Afrobeat, hiphop, reggae, house, Funk & Soul . N3NiM also hosts 2 radio shows and makes his own music.

friday, april 28, 2017 10:35pm

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 4th 2017 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

Join us June 4th 2017 at Marcus Garvey Park (18 Mt Morris Park W, New York, NY 10027 / 120 street and 5th Avenue) for a day of live music, arts, and fun! Bands are welcome to submit at mafrikabooking@gmail.com by April 30th.

friday, april 28, 2017 2:00am

***Check out Yatenga French Bistro***

Menu, specials of the day, and other information for Yatenga French Bistro at www.yatengabistro.com "...located in the heart of Harlem, ...the rustic atmosphere and relaxed service at this French-American spot feel like an escape to the country." - New York Magazine

friday, april 28, 2017 4:00pm

4-8pm: Shrine Daily Happy Hour Bringing Harlem Spirit Back

1/ $3 for Draft Beer Brooklyn Lager,Stella, Blue Moon, Heineken & Anchor steam Budwiser, Kronoberg 1664 ,Yugling lager, Sam Adam, Hardcore, DogFish 60 Minutes,Bass ale,Pabst Blue Ribbone and $4 Guiness 2/ $ 5 Glass of Wine, $4 Frozen Margarita & Pina Colada. 3/ $6 Buffalo Wings feat French Fries or Plantain. With the Best Music of All Time. From 4pm - 8pm

friday, april 28, 2017 6:00pm

6-7pm: Duane Forrest from Toronto - Singer Songwriter

"Apple in the Tree" is Duane's first major album release. It is an album filled with warm, honest acoustic music. Duane uses the proceeds of the album and tour sales to raise money for non-profit organization efforts in Latin America, anywhere from working with poor children to drug addicts. Duane currently has a school of the arts in Honduras, Central America.

friday, april 28, 2017 7:00pm

7-8pm: Bing Futch - Americana / Appalachian

With a big smile and a wild toss of his dreadlocks, Bing Futch kicks off every performance with a buoyant energy that is inviting and innervating. Using Appalachian mountain dulcimer, Native American flute, ukulele, drums and electronic effects, he deftly navigates the varied waters of folk and pop with passion, wit and a genuinely huge heart for sharing music with a crowd.

friday, april 28, 2017 8:00pm

8-8:30pm: Tony Glaser - Funk / Rock

International touring and recording artist, Tony Glaser, is a funky bass playing, high-energy frontman with an impressive knack for getting the audience to do his bidding. Fortunately, his bidding is dancing, smiling, feeling the moment, singing, rocking out, and sharing a unique experience together. It is hard to stand still at his shows, since they are funky dance parties that totally rock, and rest assured he'll find a way to engage each and every person in the crowd.

friday, april 28, 2017 8:30pm

8:30-10pm: The Freeway Revival Band - Rock / Funk

Internationally touring ensemble The Freeway Revival's explosive blend of classic rock, blues, country, funk and soul incorporates lyrics that are an expression of life on the road. Tasteful guitar harmonies, vibrant vocal harmonies, strong rhythmic groove, and a unique assortment of piano/organ melodies create a magnetic sound that feels timeless and familiar yet remains entirely unique to itself.

friday, april 28, 2017 10:00pm

10pm-12am: 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

friday, april 28, 2017 12:00am

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, april 29, 2017 10:35pm

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 4th 2017 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

Join us June 4th 2017 at Marcus Garvey Park (18 Mt Morris Park W, New York, NY 10027 / 120 street and 5th Avenue) for a day of live music, arts, and fun! Bands are welcome to submit at mafrikabooking@gmail.com by April 30th.

saturday, april 29, 2017 2:00am

***Check out Yatenga French Bistro***

Menu, specials of the day, and other information for Yatenga French Bistro at www.yatengabistro.com "...located in the heart of Harlem, ...the rustic atmosphere and relaxed service at this French-American spot feel like an escape to the country." - New York Magazine

saturday, april 29, 2017 4:00pm

4-8pm: Shrine Daily Happy Hour Bringing Harlem Spirit Back

1/ $3 for Draft Beer Brooklyn Lager,Stella, Blue Moon, Heineken & Anchor steam Budwiser, Kronoberg 1664 ,Yugling lager, Sam Adam, Hardcore, DogFish 60 Minutes,Bass ale,Pabst Blue Ribbone and $4 Guiness 2/ $ 5 Glass of Wine, $4 Frozen Margarita & Pina Colada. 3/ $6 Buffalo Wings feat French Fries or Plantain. With the Best Music of All Time. From 4pm - 8pm

saturday, april 29, 2017 5:00pm

5-7pm: Control The Sound - Funk/ Rock/ Pop

Control the Sound is a collective of kid musicians from Brooklyn who play rock, funk and soul with strong musicianship high energy and great live performances. "The Next Super Stars" PIX Morning News "Watch for them, pretty bad in the best kind of way" @okaygingerlynn

saturday, april 29, 2017 6:45pm

7-10pm: Evolution Music Festival:

Featuring 13 O’Clock Blues Band, Timo Shanko and Evolution Ensemble The Evolution Music Festival showcases some of the most progressive and exciting musical artists of our time. In every genre of music, there are always some musicians who look beyond the old boundaries and make new discoveries that move the music ahead.

saturday, april 29, 2017 7:00pm

7-8pm: Timo Shanko Trio - Jazz

Timo Shanko is that rare talent who is a “first call” musician on two different instruments: bass and saxophone. He’s performed and recorded in a variety of different music genres and with various bands, such as G. love & Special Sauce, The Fully Celebrated Orchestra, The Slip, Dub Apocalypse, and many more.

saturday, april 29, 2017 8:00pm

8-9pm: The Evolution Ensemble - Instrumental / Microtonal / Dro

THE EVOLUTION ENSEMBLE brings together a group of forward thinking artists to perform the piece Blues For Allah. Based on the Indian Raga Darbari, but with an expanded tonal system using higher Harmonics, the piece builds from sustained cosmic harmony to intricate unison melodies to a highly rhythmic section using Harmonic Snake Rhythms. Members of The Evolution Ensemble include Jon Catler, Dane Johnson, and Joseph Liebhart on Harmonic Guitars, Hansford Rowe on Fretless Bass, Babe Borden on organ and voice, and Skip Fischer on percussion.

saturday, april 29, 2017 9:00pm

9-10pm: 13 O'Clock Blues Band - Blues / Rock

"Blue notes have always lived between the cracks of the Western scale. But this innovative band, led by guitarist Jon Catler and featuring singer Meredith “Babe’’ Borden, uses a 64-note, microtonal scale and fretless guitars to expand the harmonic palette of the music. Plus they rock, on original tunes as well as new arrangements of Delta classics.” – Boston Globe, Kevin Lowenthal

saturday, april 29, 2017 10:00pm

10pm-11pm: Mar Sala - Flamenco/Latin/Pop

Spain. With the collaboration of many accomplished musicians from all over the world, she mixes Latin sounds such as Rumba Flamenca, Brazilian rhythms and Spanish pop, with swing and Rock. Marta's original compositions are a cross over between the Flamenco air of Seville and the eclectic sounds of New York City.

saturday, april 29, 2017 11:00pm

11pm-12am: Gibrilville - Hip Hop / Reggae

Gibril "Gibrilville" Mansaray is a Akademia Award winning, recording artist, and multi faceted entertainer. Born in Accra on November 27th 1981, Gibril is the son of Sarah and Mohammed Mansaray.His father is from Sierra Leone and mother from Ghana. Gibril's interest in performing begun at an early age.He grew up with his family in Nigeria,Togo, Benin and Ghana. From his fathers massive record collection to his big brother's love for reggae music,he gained an appreciation and understanding for music that would later influence the sound he will create in years to come.

saturday, april 29, 2017 12:00am

12-3:45am: DJ Fols from Nigeria

DJ FOLS is a DJ who has been around for a while and is based out of Brooklyn, NY. He specializes in all types of music from African tunes (Nigerian, Ghana, Coupe Decale, Soukous), to current hip-hop music to old school jams, reggae/dancehall, soca. These are just to name a few. He does it all – weddings, birthday parties, parades, baby showers, in-house parties and is definitely a regular on the club scene. As a professional DJ and also someone who grew up in a music-oriented household, he has perfected the art of assessing his crowd and selecting and belting out tunes that keep them on their feet until the “party done”.