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thursday, july 31, 2014 6:00pm

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.

thursday, july 31, 2014 7:00pm

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!!!)

thursday, july 31, 2014 8:00pm

8-9pm - Kévin Lartig - Singer Songwriter From France

When asked about his influences, Kevin Lartig evokes with a smile on his face John Fante or Les Londoniennes. After a tour in Montreal and New York in the summer of 2012, Kevin Lartig settled in Paris. Solo or accompanied by musicians Peter Gordon, Gary Lafond but Jean-Christophe Lacroix and Flavien Girard of Hiddentracks, Kevin Lartig lets his deep and sensitive voice do the work as well as the rhythm of his poetic and finely crafted text.

thursday, july 31, 2014 9:00pm

9-10pm: Saika & The Incredibles

Pop princess, R&B starlet, Teen Sensation; the vast majority of today's female vocalists are introduced to us with adjectives that either mute them or compartmentalize. What if the world is ready for an artist who transcends categories and connotations? What if the world is ready for Saika? Possessed with the street savvy of a Brooklyn girl fused with the humility of a first generation Haitian-American, Saika is a force that even she herself has to reckon with. As a teen discovering her identity in high school she turned to music as an outlet for expression. Saika began involving herself with fellow artists to assist them in their own talent, turning every corridor in the school to a potential stage. Turned-off by the standard of her peers depending on aesthetics to carry them in the industry, she took to other types of inspiration; One of those being super producer Quincy Jones’ for his instinctual business knowledge.

thursday, july 31, 2014 10:00pm

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.

thursday, july 31, 2014 11:00pm

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.

thursday, july 31, 2014 12:00am

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, 2014 6:00pm

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.

friday, august 1, 2014 8:00pm

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).

friday, august 1, 2014 9:00pm

9-10pm: Oba

Linton Smith II is a trumpet player from New Orleans, LA. He has been playing music for about 10 years now. His musical influences range from people like Louis Armstrong, to Donny Hathaway, to Jimi Hendrix, to the likes of Miguel. Linton tries to take all these great artists and meld them in with his own expression to create his music.

friday, august 1, 2014 10:00pm

10pm-12am Super Yamba Band and FINDIND FELA AFTER PARTY

SUPER YAMBA BAND - (SET TIME: 10:00 PM) Select members of The Brand New Life + more playing groovy, groovy afrobeat!

friday, august 1, 2014 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, august 2, 2014 6:00pm

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.

saturday, august 2, 2014 8:00pm

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.

saturday, august 2, 2014 9:00pm

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!

saturday, august 2, 2014 10:00pm

10pm-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, 2014 5:00pm

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.

sunday, august 3, 2014 8:00pm

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!

sunday, august 3, 2014 11:00pm

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, august 4, 2014 6:00pm

6-8pm: Peter Amos Quartet - Jazz Guitarist

Peter is a New York based guitarist who began playing guitar at the age of fourteen when he began using the instrument to explore his interest in blues, rock and roll, and motown music. His varied tastes led him to a fascination with jazz that continued into college. He studied guitar at Christopher Newport University in Newport News VA. During his time in the Newport News area, Peter not only worked extensively as a professional musician but developed a love for teaching beginning, intermediate and advanced guitarists and did so until his graduation in 2013. Upon graduation he relocated to New York City where he lives and works today.

monday, august 4, 2014 8:00pm

8-9pm: Shlomo Franklin - Singer Songwriter

Shlomo Franklin. I'm 18. I grew up on a farm in Bethel NY. My greatest musical influences are Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Johnny Cash, And Slash. I believe deeply in the new generation and I can't wait to have many records out as soon as possible.

monday, august 4, 2014 9:00pm

9-10pm: Fillet Of Soul - Funk/Soul

This hip trio consists of lead singer/guitarist Shane McCaughey, bassist Rob Kissner, and drummer Sam Tritto "This is not your average band: Fillet of Soul knows how to work the crowd by either smoothing it out with some R&B or laying down the nastiest funkiest grooves this side of town. They are a must see." (Greg Allen, Right On Magazine)

monday, august 4, 2014 12:00am

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, august 5, 2014 8:00pm

8-9pm: Les Serges - French Brazilian

Banda liderada por Chris Hidalgo, idealizador do projeto, tem como objetivo mostrar a riqueza da música de Serge Gainsbourg. A banda Les Serges toca tambem uma música franco-brasileira misturando os ritmos como o samba,a bossa-nova com os clássicos franceses. Ex: Non, rien de rien de Edith Piaf em ritmo de samba.

tuesday, august 5, 2014 9:00pm

9-10pm 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.

tuesday, august 5, 2014 10:00pm

10-12am: One Drum-Reggae

One Drum is an original Roots Reggae band based out of New Britain, Connecticut. They are musically influenced by world culture music and play strong, rhythmic, reggae sounds. Their music brings forward a positive message and a positive vibration, rooted in the heartbeat and in word, sound and power.

wednesday, august 6, 2014 6:00pm

6-8pm: T. Ericson Ensemble from Berlin - Jazz

Composer Torbjorn Ericson Ensemble's is visiting the US from Berlin. With it's intricate melodies and harmonies, the band delivers a performance mixing the influence of european and American Jazz and delivering a well crafted performance.

wednesday, august 6, 2014 8:00pm

8-9pm: PhearNone - Violinist / Lyricist

Bronx native Phearnone is an artist of many talents, he can be seen performing all over N.Y.C.. This multidimensional musician is known for spitting hard lyrics while simultaneously playing his 5 string violin. Go to www.phearnone.com to locate and witness his next performance.

wednesday, august 6, 2014 10:00pm

10-11pm: Moun Oah - Exotic Rock

"Moun noir!" This is one of the ways you call a friend in the creole spoken language In the Reunion Island, where I was born. Oah is my own stylized way to write noir. The island is cadenced by the Maloya, Sega, Seggae, Zouk and Reggae rhythms and malgaches songs and is always open to the influences of French music, American and British rock, the salsa from South America and the samba from Brazil, the country where I’ve been living for the past ten years.

wednesday, august 6, 2014 11:00pm

11pm-12am: Matt Krenz & The Divine - Pop/Ska/Rock/Fusion

Matt Krenz & The Divine is the long-coming brainchild of singer/songwriter Matthew Krenz. The band features music written and performed by Matt and arranged by keyboard player James Sheppard. Matt and James studied voice and composition, respectively, at Manhattan School of Music. They first became acquainted when James solicited Matt to sing one of his compositions for a student concert.

wednesday, august 6, 2014 12:00am

12 - 3:45am DJ Basir - AfroHouse

Dj Basir spins the best Afro House in town! the best way to shake off that beginning of the week blues and switch to weekend mode!