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thursday, october 23, 2014 6:00pm

6-8pm: Sloan's Circle Road - Showcase

Sloan's Circle Round To Showcase Composing Acoustic Instrumental and/or Singing Guitarists For anyone with an interesting song to tell. We present 2 Sets, 3-4 musicians per set, presenting 3 songs each

thursday, october 23, 2014 8:00pm

8-9pm: The Smoke People - Funk/Jazz/Electronica

The Smoke People is a funk/jazz/electronica trio based in New York City. Featuring sax player Luke Penella (Big Daddy Kane, Slick Rick, Lifted Crew), bassist Dmitry Ishenko (Paul Banks, John Tchicai, Steve Lacy) & drummer Rob Mitzner (Sam Kininger Band, Jann Klose, I'm in You). For nearly 2 years, the Smoke have maintained a Monday night residency at the Ella Lounge in the East Village, regularly featuring world renowned special guests across many musical genres, including members of Steely Dan, the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, Rusted Root, John Legend's band and countless others. The trio is regularly joined by keyboardist and songwriter Lars Potteiger, guitarist John Cave (Talib Kweli), and bassist Sam Weber.

thursday, october 23, 2014 9:00pm

9-10pm - Stuart Niemi and the Chicos - Blues

Stuart Niemi Guitars, Electric Bass, Resonator Guitar, Singer, Songwritter Mr. Roy Bennett joining us on Bass and vocals.

thursday, october 23, 2014 10:00pm

10-11pm: Votive Crown - Soul

A Brooklyn vintage soul inspired duo called Votive Crown. We consist of female vocals over vintage synth keyboards, and a jazz-schooled guitarist over drum loops and layered textures. We play originals and choice covers from the 70's. Our overall vibe is soulful, sultry and moody.

thursday, october 23, 2014 11:00pm

11pm-12am: Jennifer Sullivan - Pop Singer

Jennifer Sullivan is a breakout artist poised for success. Wonderfully eclectic and cool with looks to boot, her songs have mass cross-over potential. As a Texas singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist musician, Jennifer's fun pop/folk sensibility draws heavily from her strong southern roots in classic country, jazz, blues & rock music. Primarily influenced by Patsy Cline and Billie Holiday, her sound is comparable to an "edgier" Norah Jones.

thursday, october 23, 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, october 24, 2014 6:00pm

6-8pm: Noel Simone Wippler - Jazz

friday, october 24, 2014 8:00pm

8-9pm: Tyne Darling - Singer Songwriter

Tyne Darling is a Milwaukee, WI-based musician. In November of 2010, Tyne released his latest record, a full-length, full-band effort, entitled, The Secret November. The record was produced by Eric Roscoe Ambel (Steve Earle, Ryan Adams, Kasey Anderson) and mastered by Paul Gold (Salt Mastering, Brooklyn, NY). Tyne tours as a solo performer and as a full-band, playing more than 125 shows each year.

friday, october 24, 2014 9:00pm

9-10pm: Rony's Insomnia - Rock

Rony’s Insomnia is a local New York band led by Israeli artist Rony Corcos, a Singer-Songwriter, guitarist and producer. Their music is a combination of Alternative Rock with a Soulful, honest and unique edge. Rony's Insomnia has performed in New York's 'Meany', CMJ Festivals and in venues such as The Living Room, Arlene's Grocery, Rockwood Music Hall, Pianos, Brooklyn Bowl, The City Winery, BB King's and Tarrytown music hall. Over the last year Rony's Insomnia has been making quite a stir on New York’s thriving Lower East Side music scene.

friday, october 24, 2014 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, october 24, 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, october 25, 2014 6:00pm

6-8pm: Valentina Marino - Jazz Vocalist

Vocalist, songwriter, arranger and lyricist Valentina Marino brings the sensitivity, sophistication and earthiness of her Mediterranean roots to cutting edge jazz. "Her depth of feeling…touches the hearts of all who hear her...Valentina Marino's interpretation of Dorham's "Blue Bossa" with Lawson's lyric paints pictures of the flow of waters' life that transcend the notion of singing into a numinous expression of authentic artistry'' says Grammy nominee Janet Lawson.

saturday, october 25, 2014 8:00pm

8-9pm: 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.

saturday, october 25, 2014 9:00pm

9-10pm: Max Harvey - Rock Pop Groove

Max Harvey (Birth name: Maxime Bezencon) was born on 1990 in Lausanne, Switzerland. He taught himself to play electric guitar. After auditioning, he was admitted to Berklee College of Music in Boston with a scholarship. He earned 5th position from 335 participants at the 2010 Berklee Guitar Sessions contest.

saturday, october 25, 2014 10:00pm

10pm-12am: Oxygen Box - Reggae

A unique mix between genres and cultures; both Stanley and Malvo were born in Haiti, while Natalie is an African American of Jamaican descent. In light of the above, they unite with musicians coming from various parts of the world to bring a breath of fresh air with their music. Oxygen Box is a live band making audiences dance or feel like starting a revolution to the sounds of Reggae, think about our society with its Hip Hop, get energized with its Rock

saturday, october 25, 2014 12:00am

12am-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, october 26, 2014 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, october 26, 2014 8:00pm

8-9pm: Kenny Fame - Singer Songwriter

Singer-Songwriter Kenny Fame is the latest artist to emerge out of the Philadelphia music scene in recent years; although he is based in Harlem, NYC. His breakout hit single "Rejoyce" proved very successful on local Philly radio stations, and spent the early part of 2014 perch atop the #1 position on the daily request line countdown; it in fact spent over a month in the Top Ten Request list, only to be replaced by two other K*Fame song's: "All Across The Nation" & Ain't No Biggie", off of his upcoming album "#FameNation".

sunday, october 26, 2014 9:00pm

9-11pm: 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 https://soundcloud.com/osekre

sunday, october 26, 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, october 27, 2014 7:00pm

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

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, october 27, 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, october 28, 2014 6:00pm

6-8pm: Yaw Geez - Live Hip Hop

tuesday, october 28, 2014 8:00pm

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

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

tuesday, october 28, 2014 12:00am

12-3:45am: Angel DJ aka DJ9AM

wednesday, october 29, 2014 6:00pm

6-8pm: Larry Roland - ON HOLD

LARRY ROLAND (OGIJAZ) POET/BASSIST. Larry Roland is a native Bostonian who grew up in the city of higher learning and absorbed all it had to offer. ...

wednesday, october 29, 2014 8:00pm

8-9pm: The Sons Of Rest - R&B

The Sons of Rest was formed in the middle 80's in Hoboken. The group first got together to rehearse as the rhythm section for various 60's revival groups, but after one rehearsal it was clear that a unique combination had been hit upon. Not ones to belabor themselves, the Sons had no further ambitions than to sit around on Monday nights picking and grinning. Members of the band have played with many icons of rock and roll and rhythm and blues, including, Bill Doggett, Livingston Taylor, Queen Esther Marrow, Bernard Purdie, Jack DeJohnette, Gerald Albright, Cornell Dupree, Hank Crawford, Donald Fagen, Steve Cropper, Duck Dunn, Mick Fleetwood, Roy Orbison, Melissa Manchester, Bernadette Peters, Willie Dixon, Wilson Pickett, Junior Walk

wednesday, october 29, 2014 9:00pm

9-10pm: The 30th Street Blues Band - Blues

We're a New York City-based blues band, and we play a mixture of traditional blues tunes and bluesy-rock songs. Claudia does vocals, Jack is on the drums, Joe plays lead guitar, Mark is on rhythm guitar, and Tony plays bass..

wednesday, october 29, 2014 10:00pm

10-11pm: Shilpa Ananth - World Fusion

We call ourselves SA. This is because in the Indian Music Scale, SA is the first and last note without which there is no beginning or end to music, it is the very origin which is what the other notes are based on, without which music would cease to exist. Similar to the 'Do' in Western Music.

wednesday, october 29, 2014 12:00am

12-3:45am DJ Dakar - ragga, dancehall, naija ,Rnb, coupé

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.