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tuesday, april 21, 2015 6:00pm

6-8pm: Darrell Smith Trio - Jazz

tuesday, april 21, 2015 8:00pm

8pm-2am: Soul 4Real - Open Mic hosted by Raine Torae & Band

Soul, R&B, Funk, Poetry, Jazz, Gospel $10 Cover

wednesday, april 22, 2015 6:00pm

6-8pm: The Tom Blatt Project - Jazz

The Project, It's a case of the sum equals more then the separate parts or maybe like Communism where it's from each their abilities to each their needs. The Project uses elements of contemporary classical music and jazz along with electronic sounds, Latin rhythms, ancient Japanese court music and whatever else we can find that works. Pieces are sometimes a combination of written parts and free improvisation.

wednesday, april 22, 2015 8:00pm

8-9pm: BETTE STUY - Blues

Bette Stuy has been called the 21st Century Bessie Smith. In 2012 Bette was inducted into the New York Blues Hall of Fame. Often compared to such Blues icons as Koko Taylor and Etta James, Bette’s true grit and growl ignites passion among Blues and R&B fans the world over. Bette and her extraordinary band puts moderns spins on Blues classics by Ma Rainey, Sippie Wallace and Big Mama Thornton and mixes them with unforgettable original tunes to provide an amazing live experience. Coming out of Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn Bette has paid her dues. From performing at some of the dingiest clubs to the swankiest, Bette has always maintained the highest level of focus and integrity for the music she loves. While performing in Los Angeles several years ago, Bette’s voice drew the attention of one the biggest names in show business—Ray Charles. Introduced to her by their mutual voice teacher Seth Riggs, Mr. Charles took a keen interest in Bette’s original song “Stay Free” and invited her to collaborate with him shortly before his untimely passing.

wednesday, april 22, 2015 9:00pm

9-10pm: Vajra

Vajra was formed by composer, singer and multi-instrumentalist, Annamaria Pinna during her self-imposed exile in India. Vajra’s music is hauntingly dark and hypnotic weaving Eastern Indian themes with melodic, progressive rock creating foreboding and mysterious lullabies. Their debut album “Pleroma” was released on the Summer Solstice, 2012 (6.21.12). Pleroma is an exploration in paradox (east vs west, soft vs pummelling, female vs male) and includes Blake Fleming (ex-The Mars Volta) on drums. Sylvia Massy (Tool, System of A Down, Prince, Johnny Cash) co-produced the vocals and mixed. Tom Baker (NIN, Foo Fighters, Ministry, Prince) mastered.

wednesday, april 22, 2015 10:00pm

10-11pm: Sublunar Minds - Rock/ Neo-Soul/ Funk

High energy shows to packed clubs in Harlem and around New York have given Sublunar Minds a reputation as one of the most exciting young bands on the scene. The mission is simple: grooves and good times for everyone. Leading music bloggers have called Sublunar Minds' songs "music to put you in orbit," and asserted "this is a band that defies any categorization other than 'good.

wednesday, april 22, 2015 11:00pm

11pm-12am: Blac Rabbit - Rock

Blac Rabbit is a psychedelic rock band created by Amiri and Rah Taylor in Rockaway Beach, NY. All songs (unless stated otherwise) are originally written and recorded by Amiri and Rah Taylor. Our influences include: The Beatles, Mgmt, Temples, Radiohead, Coldplay, Tame Impala, Dungen, Phil Collins, and Simple Minds

wednesday, april 22, 2015 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 23, 2015 6:00pm

6-8pm: Sunfree - Jazz

Sunfree is a electric violinist, flute player and composer based in Harlem. On stage he brings a fresh take to the great american jazz songbook as well some original music of his.

thursday, april 23, 2015 7:55pm


Bill Hammer Presents.

thursday, april 23, 2015 8:00pm

8-9pm: Ray Cashman - Blues

Ray Cashman is an American roots musician. He plays guitar, sings and writes, usually about life’s struggles and challenges. Cashman grew up outside of Conroe, TX, listening to older black men play guitar, sing and drink. “They would sell us BBQ sandwiches and Budweiser beer. We would sit around and listen to them play and tell stories. I felt privileged to be sitting where most white folks wouldn’t want to be.”

thursday, april 23, 2015 9:00pm

9-10:30pm: RL Boyce - Blues

thursday, april 23, 2015 10:30pm

10:30pm-12am: Pork Chop Willie - Blues

Pork Chop Willie’s debut national album Love is the Devil lights a new fire under America’s musical melting pot, bringing fresh heat to the Mississippi hill country blues tradition while blending in elements of Americana, rock, alt-country and even classical music. The 13-song disc serves as a bridge between those genres, the past and the present, and the band’s Magnolia State inspirations and Manhattan home.

thursday, april 23, 2015 12:00am

12-3:45am: DJ Pwhyte

Pablo Blanco aka DJ, Pwhyte is a Bronx, NY resident by way of Honduras. He is a GarifunaAmerican entertainer who specializes in AfroCaribbean and Latin music from Merengue to Punta to Reggae to Salsa to Zouk, Calypso and Soca among many. A special intimate relationship with music was forged early with a musically eclectic Garifunacommunity.

friday, april 24, 2015 6:00pm

6pm-8pm: MinJin Seo Quintet - Jazz

MinJin is a Jazz vocalist, songwriter and arranger from South Korea. She has been formally educated in music since she was 15 of age. She is currently studying for Master’s degree in Jazz Performance at Queens College, NY. MinJin can sing modern Jazz and standards jazz numbers, and her storytelling makes her an extraordinary musician.

friday, april 24, 2015 8:00pm

8-9pm: Joseph Lewczak & Richie Leone - Pop Duo

Joseph Lewczak is a songwriter and guitarist located in New York City. Joseph wrote his first song at the age of 11 on the advice of his mother who admonished, “You’ll never make money as a musician unless you write songs.” Almost 40 years later he’s finally taking that advice to heart. He is, first and foremost, a lyricist who enjoys the interplay of words, twisting meaning and painting pictures in his listeners’ minds.

friday, april 24, 2015 9:00pm

9-10pm: Miranda Di Perno - Singer Songwriter - Pop

Singer/Songwriter from Vancouver, Canada, now kicking it in New York City. Pop/Soul/RnB/Jazz

friday, april 24, 2015 10:00pm

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.

friday, april 24, 2015 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 25, 2015 6:00pm

6-8pm: Bringing Conscious Back

It's coming up on a year since we started our campaign "Bringing Conscious Back" and we are proud to say we are still running and campaigning using media, spoken word and music to inspire communities to have conscious dialogue and spur action for change. We started on May 19th which happens to be "Malcolm X" birthday and the day the "Last Poets" got started in Marcus Garvey Park. As our one year anniversary comes up we are proud to say that we have gained some reputable artists and speakers.

saturday, april 25, 2015 8:00pm

8-10pm: New Pony - Blues/ Funk/ Roots

Upon first hearing New Pony it's understandable that most assume the band is made up of a group of transplants from New Orleans. The way these guys can tear into some vintage New Orleans funk leaves little doubt that they've got some bayou water in their soul. But the truth is that New Pony is home-grown from Philadelphia not New Orleans. Still, the overall impression from listening to these guys will make you swear they grew up playing in the dark and greasy dive bars of the crescent city. Philly may be bookended by the Delaware and Schuykill rivers, but it's the big muddy Mississippi and the dark waters of the bayou that flows through the heart and soul of this band.

saturday, april 25, 2015 10:00pm

10pm-12am: The Saturators - Funk

2012 was the year when the deadly trio of Space G, Frankie Winston, and Dr. D-vo D-bag Slim came together to beat the hell out of the college underground, funk the unfunky funk, and turn up the volume with a distinctive brand of east coast funk. They set about building a sound rooted in the likes of early 70s Frank Zappa, Fishbone, Earth Wind and Fire, Jimi Hendrix, Late 60s Miles Davis, Fela Kuti, ATCQ, James Brown, 90s West Coast Hip-hop, Betty Davis, Black Sabbath, J Dilla, and of course Parliament Funkadelic. This amalgam of supersonic heaviness has resulted in audience in the Northeast US being titillated, gyrated, and having their undies turned into underwater super-mario levels by their tour-de-force of Nasty, Nasty, Funk. - See more at: http://www.ballsdeepinfunk.com/about/#sthash.KVOmEJMn.dpuf

saturday, april 25, 2015 12:00am

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, april 26, 2015 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 26, 2015 8:00pm

8-9pm: Sean O'Shea - Singer Songwriter

Living My Last Day, comes at you with soulful and emotional lyrics and music, an on and off stage energy not met by many, and a message of keeping hope alive, pursuing dreams, and living each day to the fullest as if it were your last.

sunday, april 26, 2015 9:00pm

9-10pm: Katie Buchanan - Singer Songwriter

Originally from Kansas, singer-songwriter Katie Buchanan explores a vein of subtle guitar pop steeped in Americana and heartbreak. She plays around New York rock clubs, drinks too much whiskey, and combines Midwest honesty with the directness that accompanies living in the city. Obsessively prolific, she will be releasing her newest LP, titled Glow, out March 3rd. Her first single, “Honey Don’t,” is an intense kernel of pop that combines pristine guitars and synths with Katie’s smoky, cracking voice.

sunday, april 26, 2015 10:00pm

10-11pm: Dan Saulpaugh

Guitarist, singer, and composer Dan Saulpaugh is based in New York City.

sunday, april 26, 2015 11:00pm

11pm-12am: K.O - Pop

sunday, april 26, 2015 12:00am

12-3:45am: DJ Likwuid- Reggae Night

monday, april 27, 2015 7:00pm

7pm-12am: The Rendez Vous - Live Show Case Soul,Funk,Blues Rock

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!

monday, april 27, 2015 12:00am

12-3.45am: DJ Joey Roberts

Joey Roberts, a native New Yorker, is a DJ, musician, multi-instrumentalist, and songwriter. While currently holding down residencies from Washington Heights to Bushwick and back, Roberts spends his daylight hours writing music and organizing charitable fundraisers to use the power of music for the good of all. Roberts has been known to perform live music under the name Joey Roberts and Black Magic Empire, a revolving collective of local like-minded musicians.