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     December 1

7-8pm: Kevin Luis and William Ax - Latin Duo

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kevinluis.com
Kevin Luis (Cuban-American) and William Ax (Brazilian) bring their diverse musical backgrounds and mutual love for a wide-range musical styles for you to immerse yourself in the melodies and rhythms stemming from Latin-America, as well as Portugal.

8-9pm: Cannibal Ramblers - Blues

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cannibalramblers.bandcamp.com
The Cannibal Ramblers are the result of four musical outsiders, Kyle Anderson, Mark MIlloff, Bryan Minto and Erik Jerominek, fortuitously coming together. The chaos of their combined and disparate interests resulted in what has been described as Death Delta, Punk and country Blues being dragged by a runaway train.

9-10pm: Hungry Mob- Reggae / Rock

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facebook.com/hungrymobreggae
Hungry Mob is a New York based band of old-school reggae, dancehall, and ska fanatics, performing classics and deep cuts. We play venues in the greater New York area, delivering with joy.

10-12am: Ruben Gonzalez and the Handmade - Latin World Music

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rubengonzalezmusic.com
A show of songs that cross borders between distant places and spaces: South and North America, politics and poetry, pain and humor delivered with a healthy dose of rhythm and good lyrics by Argentine-New Yorker musician songwriter Rubén Gonzalez

12-3:45am: DJ Alino

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instagram.com/gnankadyalain/?hl=en
One of the best DJs in town, playing Afrobeats, Afro-fusion, Reggae, Reggaeton, Latin, Ethiopian, and Old School Hip Hop. Come join the dance party!
December 2

7-8pm: Reginald Chapman's Chaphouse - Modern Jazz

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reginaldchapman.com
Reginald Chapman, jr. is a Virginia made, Brooklyn based multi-instrumentalist, producer, and composer who’s trail blazing musical approach intersects modern Jazz, a la Butcher Brown and Kamasi Washington, with his love for modern day Lo-Fi Beats and Electronic music. Reginald has more than 9K followers on Instagram, and over 13.7K monthly listeners on Spotify, with a significant percentage of listenership coming from NYC. He was the recent featured artist on the cover of the Fresh Finds Jazz Spotify editorial playlist and is currently part of the Fresh Finds Jazz: Best of 2022 playlist.

8-9pm: Squirrels From Hell - Rock

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squirrelsfromhell.com
Squirrels From Hell "The Band New York City Couldn't Kill". Underground, Unusual, Original Rock that spans multiple styles. An intense band that has spent decades in obscurity. Only the raw but controlled energy of a live performance will demonstrate how SFH continue to influence NY music culture.

9-11pm: The Barnes’ - Soul / R&B

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www.AsOneEntertainment.com
Dynamic Duo Eugene & Bernadette are a mixture of High energy and electrifying entertainment. This Husband & Wife Duo creates an experience you won't forget on and off stage.

11-12am: Rhythm Master Band - Reggae & Afrobeat

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facebook.com/john.quansah
Rhythm Master Band is one of the oldest reggae bands based in the bronx for over 22 years. The two Brothers Mile and Patrick who founded the group, play bass guitar and lead guitar respectively. They migrated from Jamaica - home of Reggae Music. They have supported Ghanaian Reggae and Afrobeat legend, John Q

12-3:45am: Dj Birane - Afro Fusion

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instagram.com/bblamour
Dj Birane with his amazing Afro-Fusion
December 3

4:30-6:30pm: Belated FELAbration

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eventbrite.com/e/belated-felabration-tickets-761916030357
FELAbration will serve as the first series of music celebrating the life of Nigeria's foremost musical icon FELA KUTI

6:30-8pm: 'Brown Sugar' a Sunday Comedy Show

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eventbrite.com/e/chocolate-sundays-tickets-38091005222
Chocolate Sundays is a new comedy show at The Shrine, bringing out talented comedians from all over, some of which you may have seen on Comedy Central, ComicView, B.E.T, MTV, Vh1, Conan, and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Come grab a mimosa, eat a delicious meal, and enjoy the show! $10 entry.

8-10pm: The Shrine Big Band - Jazz

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facebook.com/shrinebigband
The Shrine Big Band Returns! 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.

10-12am: Wilfie Williams trio - Jazz

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=3zIzv--CVb0
Wilfie Williams is an NYC based pianist and composer originally from the U.K. Born into a musical family, he grew up listening to artists ranging from Django Reinhardt to Steely Dan, Wes Montgomery to Mulgrew Miller; He began taking piano lessons from the age of 4.

12-3:45am: DJ Dakar

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soundcloud.com/dj-dakar-nyc
DJ Dakar is from the Pikine neighborhood of Dakar, Senegal, and now lives New York City. His 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.
December 4

7-8pm: Michele Romeo - Guitarist

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micheleromeomusic.com
Michele Romeo is a guitarist, producer, and composer from Italy

8-10pm: Random Strangers Jam

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randomstrangersjam.com
Join the Random Strangers Jam for a fully improvised funk rock jam session led by Skylar Hurwitz and his 5-piece band. Bring your instruments and come prepared to create new music on the spot - every 10 minutes, half the band takes a seat and is replaced by musicians from the audience, the new group of random strangers picks a key and kicks off a fresh jam segment. Simply show up or RSVP for a slot at randomstrangersjam.com!

10-12am: Skye Band - Jazz / Funk / R&B

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instagram.com/adam_skye
Skye Band is a group of musicians who started playing together in college in various capacities before all moving to NYC to form a new group with the intention of sharing their music with a wider audience. The band members have a combined background in funk, R&B, jazz, country, and blues

12am-3:45am Profit the Dj

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facebook.com/PresidentRagin
Profit the Dj Profit the Dj , one of the hottest Dj’s out of the Bronx bringing you the hottest music from hip hop to Afro beats and many more . Party with profit the dj
December 5

7-8pm: Kaethe Hostetter - Impressions of Ethiopia

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kaethehostetter.com/bio
This is a collection of musical vignettes by American violinist and composer Kaethe Hostetter. Sourcing from her 11 years living in Addis Ababa, she transports you to the bustling streets of the East African metropolis, evoking the crackling sounds of a saxophone blaring out of a barbershop radio, a shephard's flute melody turned dub reggae, the fervent dancing on packed dirt floors of a rural honey-wine bar, and the funky big band psychedelic sounds of Ethiopia's "Golden Era."

8-9pm: Esat Ekincioglu Trio

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Esatekincioglu.com
Esat Ekincioglu (Istanbul, 1990) is a Turkish bass player, improviser, composer and manager based in Groningen, the Netherlands. A versatile and in-demand bass player, Esat spends much of the year on the road, playing throughout Europe, the Near East and China.

9-10pm: JAMMERSSTEEL - Reggae / Soca

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instagram.com/jammerssteel72
Anthony Lashley has a 1-man band called JAMMERSSTEEL. He is a versatile musician playing many genres such as Reggae, Soca, Soul and Latin–most passionately Soca and Reggae. He is from Guyana and spent much of his life perfecting the steel drum as well as singing.

10pm-12am: Leo Kim & the Jazz Machine

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instagram.com/summerleomusic
Leo is a New York based jazz guitarist carrying the tradition of honoring the past while being true to the present musically as a celebration of life. Leo is partnering with saxophone extraordinaire Orlando Madrid, Erick Alfaro Arriaga on bass, and Yosuke Nagayama on drums with new music and beloved jazz standards.

12-3:45am: Dj Uptown

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soundcloud.com/dj-uptown-energy
Global Dj UpTown born in Ghana, formally known as Uptown Energy who played in Italy and Spain. Currently living in the USA and ready to bring those European vibes to NYC. Bringing you the best of afrobeats , dancehall , Hip Hop , Rnb , Kizomba , Kompa , Reggaeton , Dembow . Come let’s vibeeeeeeeee. Riddims On Tuesdays.
December 6

8-10pm: La Rumba de Yuniscleyvis Ramos w / Special Guest Bárbaro

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eventbrite.com/e/la-rumba-de-yuniscleyvis-ramos-with-special-guests-including-barbaro-ramos-tickets-768980761157?aff=oddtdtcreat
Cuban Rumba is more than a musical genre, it is a spiritual journey - a connection to the ancestors through music, song and dance. Join Yuniscleyvis Ramos for a night of Matanzas style Rumba in the heart of Harlem. Seated $25 w/ 2 drink min Standing $20 Email ay.isabel@gmail.com to reserve your spot

10pm-12am: Ji Money Experiment- Soul / Groove

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instagram.com/ji_on_drums
Ji Kim is a Korean American drummer and music producer. He was born in S. Korea, grew up in Argentina and his family migrated to United States in the early 90’s. Berklee College of Music educated class of 2006. Studied Music Business and drum set under Dave DiCenso (Hiromi, Two Ton Shoe), Rod Morgenstein (Winger, Dixie Dregs) and Kenwood Dennard (Miles Davis, Jaco Pastorius).

12am-3:45am: DJ Hoody

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instagram.com/hoodybaby
December 7

7-8pm: Steven Blane - Singer Songwriter

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stevenblane.com
As a singer-songwriter in the Americana-Roots genre, Steven's songs reflect his musings on relationships, faith, love, politics and fantasy.

8-10pm: Dawn Drake & Zapote - Pop / Latin / Afro-Beat

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www.dawndrake.com
Slovenian-American bassist, conguera, and singer-songwriter Dawn Drake leads her worldbeat-meets-funk ensemble ZapOte, which breaks down cultural barriers by incorporating everything from Afro-Cuban jazz to hip-hop to samba into a soul-shaking mix. Deep bass grooves and swinging horn lines provide a danceable backdrop for Drake’s socially conscious lyrics, which impart messages of universal consciousness, empowerment, and compassion.

10-12am: Afroloc - Soul / Latin / Rock

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afroloc.com
Twisting, Rock, Soul and Latin vibes. Creating a poweful and unique sound with sultry dark edges.

12-3:45am: DJ Alino

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instagram.com/gnankadyalain/?hl=en
One of the best DJs in town, playing Afrobeats, Afro-fusion, Reggae, Reggaeton, Latin, Ethiopian, and Old School Hip Hop. Come join the dance party!
December 8

7-8pm: Patrick Collins - Folk / Americana

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instagram.com/Wryobservations/?hl=energy
The songs Patrick Collins writes and performs tell the story of everyday life struggles in modern day America. Folky, mellow, raw.

8-9pm: Naji Soul - Moroccan Afro-Pop

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najisoul.com
Moroccan singer-songwriter based in New York, performing a unique fusion of Moroccan/global rock, afro pop, alternative rock with a touch of jazz. Beloved across Morocco and Europe and now in the United States.

9-10pm: Mercedes Gala - Latin R&B

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instagram.com/mercedes.gala
Mercedes Gala is a singer-songwriter, and music producer from Tijuana, Mexico, based in NYC. Mercedes has performed and produced a variety of music, merging in all sort of different styles including Latin music, R&B, and Hip Hop.

10-12am: Omo Ikoko - Caribbean Calypso

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facebook.com/p/OMO-IKOKO-the-Band-100062853115475/?paipv=0&eav=AfZkgLb5M4v72dVzNGO4GPZQ-hjDHDguhCHlnAZlZHecloNpKy1Sh1TCD_SeF5t4B
Omo Ikoko, a name that translates to “Only/First Child”, is a band that brings together the sounds of the African drum, the rhythms of Caribbean calypso, soca and reggae, jazz and the blues to create a new and dynamic sound. Founded and led by Jamal George, a Caribbean son of the soil hailing from Trinidad and Tobago, Omo Ikoko.

12-3:45am: DJ Alino

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instagram.com/gnankadyalain/?hl=en
One of the best DJs in town, playing Afrobeats, Afro-fusion, Reggae, Reggaeton, Latin, Ethiopian, and Old School Hip Hop. Come join the dance party!
December 9

7-8pm: Ian Eylanbekov - Indie Rock

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instagram.com/ianeylanbekov
Ian Eylanbekov is a professional guitarist from Maryland. Ian has played throughout North America with various bands, including Detroit based Sabbatical Bob and Chicago’s Big Chemical. In 2018, he toured around the world with Indie Rock band Snail Mail. Ian loves music more than anything and is determined to continue to find opportunities to share that love with as many people as possible, in NYC and beyond.

8-10pm Baklava Express

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baklavaexpress.hearnow.com
Baklava Express is a NYC based Middle Eastern fusion project, led by Oud player Josh Kaye. The band mostly performs original music, influenced by the traditions of the Arab world, Turkey, and Greece, as well as Jazz, Flamenco, Rock, and Eastern European Folk music. The eclectic influences and vast differences in the musical backgrounds of its members have created a group whose style is distinct, yet genre defiant. Baklava Express is: Josh Kaye – Oud/Composition Daisy Castro – Violin John Murchinson- Qanun Max O’Rourke – Guitar James Robbins – Bass Jeremy Smith – Percussion

10pm-12am: Danaya Band - World Music

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www.facebook.com/danayaband/
Danaya Band was founded in New York City in 2017 by Aboubacar Dembele, bass player/percussionist son of renowned Malian musician Bamba Dembele. Seasoned, world-traveled artists of West African backgrounds, Danaya’s sound is steeped in traditions passed down from father to son and pays tribute to the energy and rhythms of Malian, Mandingo, Afrobeat music and more.

12-3:45am: Dj Birane - Afro Fusion

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instagram.com/bblamour
Dj Birane with his amazing Afro-Fusion
December 10

6-8pm: 'Brown Sugar' a Sunday Comedy Show

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eventbrite.com/e/chocolate-sundays-tickets-38091005222
Chocolate Sundays is a new comedy show at The Shrine, bringing out talented comedians from all over, some of which you may have seen on Comedy Central, ComicView, B.E.T, MTV, Vh1, Conan, and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Come grab a mimosa, eat a delicious meal, and enjoy the show! $10 entry.

8-9pm: Alyssa Smith and Luca Polizzi Jazz Duo

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instagram.com/liuke_it/?hl=en
Alyssa Smith (pianist) and Luca Polizzi (guitarist) met in New York and gave life to a duo inspired by the work of the jazz greatest. They come from different places, the guitarist is originally from Sicily, Italy but at the moment based in The Netherlands, while the pianist is from Madison, Wisconsin currently based in Brooklyn, New York. They both bring contemporary improvisation, experimenting and attention to interplay that creates a unique style of music.

9-10pm: Zach Ludlow

10-12am: Emy and the Epix - Blues Rock

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www.soundcloud.com/user285676933/sets/emy-and-the-epix
“Emy and the Epix” is a rockin’ band playing a mix of Rockabilly, Blues and a touch of Jazz. Featuring Emy Bruzzo who began her stage career in the Hollywood music scene of the late 1980s. As the front person for the rockabilly band The Red Devils, she toured California with bands such as The Blasters, X, The Ramones and the Fabulous Thunderbirds. Emy is excited to present her new project and latest collaboration, Emy and the Epix! The band features seasoned players from the NYC music scene.

12-3:45am: DJ Dakar

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soundcloud.com/dj-dakar-nyc
DJ Dakar is from the Pikine neighborhood of Dakar, Senegal, and now lives New York City. His 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.
December 11

7-8pm: James O'brien - Singer / Songwriter

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jamesobrienmusicnyc.com
James O'Brien is an English-born, Irish-bred singer/songwriter based in New York City. His original music evokes classic rock, country, folk and indie.

8-10pm: Freddi Shehadi Live - Soul / Funk

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freddishehadi.com
Cutting edge guitarist, Freddi Shehadi, brings full throttle energy to the stage with a top-notch cast of musicians. He will weave a mixture of soul, funk and blues to create very spicy musical gumbo

12am-3:45am Profit the Dj

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facebook.com/PresidentRagin
Profit the Dj Profit the Dj , one of the hottest Dj’s out of the Bronx bringing you the hottest music from hip hop to Afro beats and many more . Party with profit the dj
December 12

7-8pm: Federico Strata

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instagram.com/federicostrata
Federico Strata is an Italian singer/songwriter based in New York City. His style is a mix between rock, folk and songwriting. Heartfelt melodys and lyrics that inspire listeners towards a journey of their inner worlds.

8-10pm: Queens County Roots - Roots / Rock

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queenscountyroots.com
Queens-based band Queens County Roots is made up of seasoned players who have frequented the NYC music scene in other bands, now coming together to form a roots and rock outfit. Don't miss their debut on the Shrine stage!

12-3:45am: Dj Uptown

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soundcloud.com/dj-uptown-energy
Global Dj UpTown born in Ghana, formally known as Uptown Energy who played in Italy and Spain. Currently living in the USA and ready to bring those European vibes to NYC. Bringing you the best of afrobeats , dancehall , Hip Hop , Rnb , Kizomba , Kompa , Reggaeton , Dembow . Come let’s vibeeeeeeeee. Riddims On Tuesdays.
December 13

7-8pm: John Rudolph - Singer / Songwriter

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instagram.com/johnwrudolph
John Rudolph is a singer/songwriter based in NYC. At the Shrine, he has played guitar with Jeff Weiss, Commando and They Might Be Parents.

8-10pm: SEBA - Latin Blues

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sebabb.com
SEBA (Sebastian), is an Argentine guitarist and singer passionate about Blues Rock. Born in Buenos Aires, he grew up surrounded by different musical styles, both “National Rock” and Argentine Latin music in general.

10-11pm: James Rocket - Rock

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thejamesrocket.bandcamp.com/album/burnout
Come out early for The James Rocket, New York's best kept guitar-pop secret: tightly crafted original rock, sweet melodies hiding bitter pills, putting the pow in your power pop. Don't be late, we're not waiting

12am-3:45am: DJ Hoody

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instagram.com/hoodybaby
December 14

7-9pm: Rob Torres & Friends Comedy Show

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robtorrescomedy.com
Rob Torres, comedian and actor from New York, leads a unique comedy showcase that involves a variety of theme based comedy sets, including: The Aries Comedy Explosion

9-10pm: Anchorlot - Alt Rock

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instagram.com/anchorlot
Anchorlot is a socially conscious alternative rock band based out of New York City.

10-12am: Saints and Sinners - Rock / Blues

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facebook.com/saintsandsinnersnyc
Saints and Sinners is a band with more than one flavor. There’s the down and dirty blues of their Chicago and Mississippi inspirations, the hedonistic excess of ‘70s rock and funk, plus the here and now – trying to create something new and stir things up.

12-3:45am: DJ Alino

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instagram.com/gnankadyalain/?hl=en
One of the best DJs in town, playing Afrobeats, Afro-fusion, Reggae, Reggaeton, Latin, Ethiopian, and Old School Hip Hop. Come join the dance party!
December 15

7-8pm: Maya Shaw - Singer / Songwriter

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instagram.com/mayashawofficial
Maya has been playing piano and singing from a very young age, is a graduate of Tel Aviv's esteemed "Rimon" School of Music, and considers her artistry to extend beyond music, touching realms of fashion, art, and cinema.

8-9pm: OSG - R&B

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osgvibes.com
A stylistically unique R&B Duo from day one, OSG has been singing, performing, and playing in sync from small open mics to large performance settings.

9-10pm: Jonny Parks Band - R&B

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jonnyparks.com
Born in New York, NY, singer-songwriter/guitarist/producer Jonny Parks is an upcoming R&B artist that takes influence from several genres. After building and molding his own style and brand, Jonny Parks released his debut album titled “The Portia LP” in 2017. Jonny uses his gifted writing and production skills to deliver a unique narrative and explosive storytelling with lyrics about love, power, and addiction.

10-12am: Preachermann & The Revival - Funk / R&B / Soul

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instagram.com/preachermannmusic
At a time when the art of the live performance is losing ground to homemade internet videos, and neophyte music groups are being awarded record deals without ever having wooed a single live audience, New York City’s Preachermann testifies to the tried and true formulas for achieving lastin...

12-3:45am: DJ Alino

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instagram.com/gnankadyalain/?hl=en
One of the best DJs in town, playing Afrobeats, Afro-fusion, Reggae, Reggaeton, Latin, Ethiopian, and Old School Hip Hop. Come join the dance party!
December 16

7-8pm: Vaden Landers - Country / Blues

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https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCY9Um-dTNo1rpXpx6XGY5UQ
Vaden is an acclaimed old-time country singer songwriter, who creates music drawing from his roots in Appalachia, as well as blues and rock and roll, with a splash of yodeling. Vaden's been a featured artist at Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion 2022 & 2023, among other influential festivals. I'll add some links and his bio below!

8-9pm: Sedgwick - Rock Band

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instagram.com/otis_plays_music?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y=
Otis Sedgwick is a Guitarist and Singer/Songwriter from Brooklyn New York. He began playing at the age of 8 and joined a local brooklyn band at the age of 13. He began serenading the subway riders with the songs of Bob Dylan, Cat Stevens, The Beatles, Bob Marley, and of course his own original work.

9-10pm: Innervisions - Funk / R&B

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instagram.com/javierjbara_music
Innervisions is a funk band that infuses jazz, R&B and hip hop elements to create a groovy atmosphere that is sure to have everyone dancing. Directed by Javier Jbara, a keyboardist from NYC, the band plays and sings the music of Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Kanye West, SWV, and their own originals.

10pm-12am: Rock n' Roll Johnny

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www.rocknrolljohnny.com
Rock 'n' Roll Johnny is a well-known singer/songwriter on the New York City music scene. He connects with his audiences through his high-energy performances of his rock 'n' roll and blues compositions and well-known covers.

12-3:45am: Dj Birane - Afro Fusion

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instagram.com/bblamour
Dj Birane with his amazing Afro-Fusion
December 17

6-8pm: 'Brown Sugar' a Sunday Comedy Show

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eventbrite.com/e/chocolate-sundays-tickets-38091005222
Chocolate Sundays is a new comedy show at The Shrine, bringing out talented comedians from all over, some of which you may have seen on Comedy Central, ComicView, B.E.T, MTV, Vh1, Conan, and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Come grab a mimosa, eat a delicious meal, and enjoy the show! $10 entry.

8-10pm: What a Day - Rap Showcase

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instagram.com/_jaycinema?igshid=YTQwZjQ0NmI0OA%3D%3D&utm_source=qr
“What a Day” is a rap showcase presented by Johnny Vudoé, Micah Gabriel and Jay Cinema. Come out and enjoy their nostalgic, introspective storytelling over classic Hip-Hop production.

10pm-12am: Manny's Boogaloo Crew - Latin / Jazz / Funk / Salsa

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www.facebook.com/Mannys-Boogaloo-Crew-158711497527014/?fref=mentions
"Manny's Boogaloo Crew" is a LATIN FUNK Band Lead by Eusebio 'MANNY' Montanez. Manny is al Rumbero, born in west Harlem & raised in the Bronx. Growing up a few blocks from the Apollo Theater, then later cutting his teeth on the (Rumba) jam sessions in the Bronx, just around the corner from the Hunt's Point Palace. Manny's experiences reflect the music that captivated New York during the 60's & 70's. The Band lays down cool Afro-cuban Rumba, laced with Funky R&B sounds, pushed by the Latin mellow of the Boogaloo groove.

12-3:45am: DJ Dakar

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soundcloud.com/dj-dakar-nyc
DJ Dakar is from the Pikine neighborhood of Dakar, Senegal, and now lives New York City. His 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.
December 18

7-8pm: Ryan Yingst - Singer / Songwriter

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ryanyingst.com
Originally hailing from Pittsburgh PA, Ryan Yingst is a musician, songwriter and recording engineer currently based in Nashville, TN. As a hired musician he has played a variety of instruments centering around guitar, bass guitar, violin and vocals for major venues all across the country.

8-10pm: Random Strangers Jam

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randomstrangersjam.com
Join the Random Strangers Jam for a fully improvised funk rock jam session led by Skylar Hurwitz and his 5-piece band. Bring your instruments and come prepared to create new music on the spot - every 10 minutes, half the band takes a seat and is replaced by musicians from the audience, the new group of random strangers picks a key and kicks off a fresh jam segment. Simply show up or RSVP for a slot at randomstrangersjam.com!

12am-3:45am Profit the Dj

images/2023/07/27371.jpg
facebook.com/PresidentRagin
Profit the Dj Profit the Dj , one of the hottest Dj’s out of the Bronx bringing you the hottest music from hip hop to Afro beats and many more . Party with profit the dj
December 19

7-9pm: Spaghetti Eastern Music - Jazz / Rock

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reverbnation.com/spaghettieasternmusic
Can techno-bebop-metal-fired instrumentals co-exist with vocal tunes inspired by the madcap geniuses of ‘60s pop? What if you added ambient soundtracks a la Morricone/Fripp and clavinet-singed funky blues from the P-Funk playbook?

9-11pm: Candy Shop - Funk / Rock / Soul

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candy-shop-band.com
How FUNKY can you get? The answer is: CANDY SHOP. This party machine brings an upbeat mix of Funk, Disco, R&B, Pop & more to get you up and shaking what you got! 3 Divas provide sIlky harmonic deliciousness & $5 Bill Valentine brings a little grit to the mix. Energetic performances and a fabulous lineup in dope suits and sick shoes guarantees you a GOOD TIME!

12-3:45am: Dj Uptown

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soundcloud.com/dj-uptown-energy
Global Dj UpTown born in Ghana, formally known as Uptown Energy who played in Italy and Spain. Currently living in the USA and ready to bring those European vibes to NYC. Bringing you the best of afrobeats , dancehall , Hip Hop , Rnb , Kizomba , Kompa , Reggaeton , Dembow . Come let’s vibeeeeeeeee. Riddims On Tuesdays.
December 20

8pm-3:45am:Maria Davis Mad Wednesday's & R&B Against AIDS

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cantbesilenced.org
Maria Davis/"Mad Wednesdays" New Artist Showcase has been in existence since 1994, showcasing R&B, Hip Hop, Gospel, Reggae & Poetry. Maria Davis AIDS Activist/Survivor is the Producer and Host of "Mad Wednesdays" Maria Davis believes it is not just about the music but, education, awareness, self empowerment, & community.
December 21

7pm-12am: Ross Byron's Thursdays Rock

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instagram.com/rossbyron212
Ross Byron, guitar and vocals, from Amherst, MA presents: 7pm Blastocyte, 8pm Rew Starr, 9pm the James Rocket, 10pm Ross Byron, 11pm Cupid and the Cowboy

12-3:45am: DJ Alino

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instagram.com/gnankadyalain/?hl=en
One of the best DJs in town, playing Afrobeats, Afro-fusion, Reggae, Reggaeton, Latin, Ethiopian, and Old School Hip Hop. Come join the dance party!
December 22

7-8pm: Guru Girls - Indie / Blues

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youtube.com/watch?v=pxv-K61HWwo
Guru Girls is a band from New York City, featuring Montgomery Clark, Ray Figliulo and Joe Jordan, with a rotating ensemble of pedal steel, erhu, and french horn. No live show is the same. They are currently recording an album set to come out this spring.

8-9pm: Danny and the Bad Boyz

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facebook.com/dannyandthebadboyz
NYC Rock/Blues band, formed in 2022, fusing wailing guitars, funky grooves, and high-energy vocals.

9-10pm: Daddy Lion Chandell and the Dub Headz - Reggae

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Daddy Lion Chandell is a veteran reggae recording artist, radio personality and sound selector based in Brooklyn. Backed by a dynamic live band The Dub Headz. Big up to Nixon Omollo who put us together.

10-11pm: Electric Echoland - Funk

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youtu.be/vNqQxdagZvQ?si=7B8sKHwYWJ_vAWCo
Electric Echoland is New York City's premiere hard rock band featuring MK Ultra on guitar, Deck, lead vocals, Diego Diallo, drums and Butterfield on bass

12-3:45am: DJ Alino

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instagram.com/gnankadyalain/?hl=en
One of the best DJs in town, playing Afrobeats, Afro-fusion, Reggae, Reggaeton, Latin, Ethiopian, and Old School Hip Hop. Come join the dance party!
December 23

7-9pm: Ken Kobayashi Project - Jazz / World Music

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kenkobayashi.net
Ken Kobayashi is Jazz based drummer, has been playing among the various venues and musicians in NYC. He exploits his creative style with Contemporary Jazz, Free Jazz, Latin music, Eastern European music, Arabic music and electronics sounds for developing his original works.

9-10pm: Mitchell Trio - Rock / Blues

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https://robertmitchell1.bandcamp.com/
Mitchell started his career as a performing, recording, and touring musician, specializing in guitar, vocal, and composition. After years on the road, Mitchell settled in New York City where he performs regularly with drummer, William Weisbach and bass player, Steve Foreman. Performing on big stages as well as the intimate venues, playing all original music with some tasty covers, Mitchell Trio will rock, funk, reggae and blues you onto the dance floor with a smile in your heart.

10-11pm: Famous Geniuses - Blues / Country / Rock

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www.reverbnation.com/thefamousgeniuses/songs
Swing blues, rock, country and an eclectic mix of original music and covers. Famous Geniuses is a Brooklyn-based, 5-piece band of seasoned musicians delivering high-energy songs that get people thinking and dancing.

12-3:45am: Dj Birane - Afro Fusion

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instagram.com/bblamour
Dj Birane with his amazing Afro-Fusion
December 24

Christmas Eve

12-3:45am: DJ Dakar

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soundcloud.com/dj-dakar-nyc
DJ Dakar is from the Pikine neighborhood of Dakar, Senegal, and now lives New York City. His 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.
December 25

Christmas Day

12am-3:45am Profit the Dj

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facebook.com/PresidentRagin
Profit the Dj Profit the Dj , one of the hottest Dj’s out of the Bronx bringing you the hottest music from hip hop to Afro beats and many more . Party with profit the dj
December 26

9-10pm: lomipo band - Pop Duo

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instagram.com/lomipoband
After years of making music for others, Shai Pinto and Orian Rose formed 'lomipo' to express their own musical identity. Each one of them brings his own world to create lomipo's unique sound; Shai as a songwriter for Israel’s top artists and Orian as an emerging drummer in the New York jazz scene.

10-12am: Circle

Drum circle event

12-3:45am: Dj Uptown

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soundcloud.com/dj-uptown-energy
Global Dj UpTown born in Ghana, formally known as Uptown Energy who played in Italy and Spain. Currently living in the USA and ready to bring those European vibes to NYC. Bringing you the best of afrobeats , dancehall , Hip Hop , Rnb , Kizomba , Kompa , Reggaeton , Dembow . Come let’s vibeeeeeeeee. Riddims On Tuesdays.
December 27

6-10pm: Qwanza Film Festival

filmfreeway.com/KwanzaaFilmFestival
Celebrating the Soundtrack of Hip Hop Films and Music Videos - screenings, discussions, and live performances.

12am-3:45am: DJ Hoody

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instagram.com/hoodybaby
December 28

6-10pm: Qwanza Film Festival

filmfreeway.com/KwanzaaFilmFestival
After-Event for the Celebration of the Documentary 'Leadbelly' with a Juke Joint - allowing attendees to immerse themselves in the spirit of the documentary and enjoy music and entertainment

12-3:45am: DJ Alino

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instagram.com/gnankadyalain/?hl=en
One of the best DJs in town, playing Afrobeats, Afro-fusion, Reggae, Reggaeton, Latin, Ethiopian, and Old School Hip Hop. Come join the dance party!
December 29

7-8pm: The Carol Baker Memorial Garden - Jazz Quartet

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cantorstephens.com/music
A loving, but unabashedly deviant tribute to the music of Chet Baker, with a nod to his long-suffering third wife, Carol. The sweet lyricism of Baker gets a dose of angular, avant stylings, decidedly more New York neurotic than West Coast cool.

8-10pm: Peter Louis Octet

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youtube.com/channel/UC8rIPb245o0ABJuxRkfEsxQ
Peter Louis Octet features top NYC jazz artists including Michael Webster, Oscar Feldman and Matt McDonald. Original material in the jazz/latin/blues genre.

10pm-12am: Sekouba & Bolomba - Reggae

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facebook.com/SekoubaBolombaOfficial
Roots, Reggae, Dancehall and Traditional West African Rythms... SEKOU speaks and sings in English, French and Spanish and his mothertongue, Mandingo, and he also expresses himself in other dialects like Malink, Bambara and Dioula. After his experience with the Bolomba roots in Gambia (from 1986 to 1993), his youthful spirit became a richer soul and full of hope and he began to explore all musical horizons.

12-3:45am: DJ Alino

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instagram.com/gnankadyalain/?hl=en
One of the best DJs in town, playing Afrobeats, Afro-fusion, Reggae, Reggaeton, Latin, Ethiopian, and Old School Hip Hop. Come join the dance party!
December 30

8pm-3:45am:Maria Davis Mad Wednesday's & R&B Against AIDS

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cantbesilenced.org
Maria Davis/"Mad Wednesdays" New Artist Showcase has been in existence since 1994, showcasing R&B, Hip Hop, Gospel, Reggae & Poetry. Maria Davis AIDS Activist/Survivor is the Producer and Host of "Mad Wednesdays" Maria Davis believes it is not just about the music but, education, awareness, self empowerment, & community. To book an artist for Mad Wednesdays contact 646-765-0689 or davismaria@msn.com