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sunday, august 30, 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, august 30, 2015 8:00pm

8-10pm: Noel Wippler Band Of Friends - Jam Session

Band of Friends is a New York City based jazz , bossa nova, soul and funk group. Performing Jazz Standards, Blues Covers, and Funk covers in the NYC Metropolitan Area. Previous performances at Chocolat Restaurant, Paris Blues, Cafe Noctambulo, Caffe Vivaldi, Newark New Jersey International Airport, Silvana and SHRINE in NYC area to name a few venues.

sunday, august 30, 2015 10:00pm

10-11pm: Claire Renee - R&B/Soul

Who is this young woman? Is what most would probably ask when they see Claire Reneé. Born and raised in White Plains, NY, this somewhat shy 22-year-old artist (that you could easily mistake as a teenager), is usually quite the underdog. Once you sit down with her for a bit you come to find that she is hilariously honest and outspoken, yet truly humbled and down to earth. She’s a classically trained dancer who sings from the soul. Singing mostly R&B, Soul, Jazz and Pop while being heavily influenced by Hip Hop this singer/songwriter’s raspy yet pretty vocals along with her unique harmonies always gives a song a bit of a different touch.

sunday, august 30, 2015 11:00pm

11pm-3:45am: DJ Ceace - Reggae Night

DJ Ceace is a DJ and promoter with over a decade of experience in music production and event entertainment. No matter the music genre , Ceace is dedicated to move people thru music.

monday, august 31, 2015 6:00pm

6-8pm: Three bananas + Max Zooi - Jazz

Dayeon has broad curiosity to the overall arts and music. She is learning different kind of instruments such as piano, vibraphone, percussions, etc. Also, she went to New Orleans, one of the historical places of jazz to understand music deeply. She is very enthusiastic about writing her own piece, and about different culture, as music makes her life full of surprises and wonder.

monday, august 31, 2015 8:00pm

8pm-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, august 31, 2015 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, september 1, 2015 6:00pm

6-8pm: Mike Lattimore Band - Jazz

Kansas City style blues and jazz band influenced by Count Basie, Louis Jordan, Jimi Hendrix, Shorty Jackson, Amy Winehouse, Eddie Barefield, Jo Jones, Etta James, Ray Charles, Billie Holiday, Jimmie Witherspoon, Big Joe Turner, Joe Williams, Big Bill Broonzie, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Dicky Wells, T-Bone Walker and many others, some known and unknown. St. Louis Blues W.C.Handy

tuesday, september 1, 2015 8:00pm

8-9pm: Benjamin Furman Project from Chile - Jazz

Benjamin Furman is a pianist, composer and singer born in Santiago, Chile in 1991. His was a house of musicians, hence his musical education began at an early age. Currently, at age 23, he is finishing his musical studies in the prestigious Berklee College of Music, in Boston, U.S.A. His musical influences are varied, and include Jazz, Middle Eastern music, Latin, Southamerican Folklore, Rock and Folk. This variety becomes evident in his debut album “Desde el Jardin” (From the Garden) (2014). With only 23 years of age, he has become one of the Chilean jazz musicians with the highest international projection, something highly recognized by his fellow musicians. He is a multifaceted musician, performing and composing in many styles, such as: Jazz, Middle Eastern music, South American Folklore, Latin Jazz, Rock, Folk, Tango, etc.

tuesday, september 1, 2015 9:00pm

9-10pm: Jonny Monster Band - Rock N' Blues Trio

Originally from the Hudson Valley in New York The Jonny Monster Band’s original mix of acoustic blues and hard dynamic electric guitar are not to be missed! Having opened for greats like Johnny Winter, Lucky Peterson, and Booker T. Jones, The Jonny Monster Band has headlined their own shows down the Eastern Coast from Burlington, VT to Naples, FL as well as released a self-titled record, and an exciting follow up “Bad Times Before”.

tuesday, september 1, 2015 10:00pm

10-11pm: Jaye Watts - Soft Rock / Soul Acoustic

A sought after international recording artist and published songwriter with lofty aspirations and optimism; Jaye Watts is an industry commodity and mogul in the making. As a Dallas, Texas native, Jaye’s presence in the music marketplace is armed with a powerful and distinctive international sound. She highlights a fusion of various genres including electronic dance music and trap with occasional dubstep elements and a gentler side with soulfully acoustic and soft rock hues.

tuesday, september 1, 2015 11:00pm

11pm-12am: RasTakura - Reggae

RasTakura, was nominated for the International Reggae and World Music (IRAWMA) award in 2011 - Dub Poet of The Year. Founder of the Royal African Soldiers Movement As the tides change in the Reggae landscape that maintain the Rootical vibration from the days of the founding fathers to the Today era of the Reggae Revival, Dub Poetry as always been playing a great role in the brand of Jamaican Reggae . RasTakura is one such Poet who carry on in the tradition of people like Oku Onora, Linton Kwesi Jonson and Mutabaruka who is like a Mentor and a Father Figure and has been featured on the 'Food War' album in the track titled 'The Science of Agriculture' He has performed on some of Jamaica's major shows including Reggae Sumfest, St. Mary Mi Come From, Capleton & Frenz, Fiwi Sinting, Rebel Salute , Heineken Startime, plus numerous appearances in schools, Colleges and Universities across the Island. He has also Toured and performed across the Caribbean. He is the founder of the annual Dis Poem Wordz & Agro Festival, an all day Poetry festival and expo of Agricultural Products, which was started on the campus of the College of Agriculture Science and Education in Portland Jamaica in 2011.

tuesday, september 1, 2015 12:00am

12-3:45am DJ Basir

The R&B, old school, dancehall dj for a smoth tuesday night dancing.

wednesday, september 2, 2015 6:00pm

6-8pm: David Kardas - Jazz

Dave Kardas is a trained jazz guitarist and composer from Milford, Connecticut, USA. Dave studied at Hartt School of Music with Jackie Mclean.

wednesday, september 2, 2015 8:00pm

8-9pm: RCHJEIZM PRAHJEKT - Jazz Rock

wednesday, september 2, 2015 8:55pm

9pm-12am: Late To The Party - Showcase

wednesday, september 2, 2015 9:00pm

9-10pm: July Quin - R&B Electro Pop

Mix of bass heavy R&B with progressive electro pop music.

wednesday, september 2, 2015 10:00pm

10-11pm: Graffiti Royale - Rock Hip Hop

5 piece band mixing elements of rock, hip hop and experimental music………….. Graffiti Royale is a collaborative project between QuezDreamer (vox), Creature In The Woods (beats/bass), and Alec Green (guitar/drums)

wednesday, september 2, 2015 11:00pm

11pm-12am: Rent Money Forever

wednesday, september 2, 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, september 3, 2015 6:00pm

6-8pm: Jack Kilby & The Front Line - Jazz

Jack Kilby is a performing musician from Virginia who currently resides in Queens, New York. He is a drummer, bandleader, arranger, teacher, and aspiring trumpet player and producer. His concept is centered around building bands of great musicians who put groove above self whether it's straight ahead jazz, rock, hip hop, or R&B.

thursday, september 3, 2015 8:00pm

8-9pm: Valentin - Industrial Rock

"Representing the balls of industrial rock in the easily digestible pill of pop format, Valentin brings you angelic harmonies, distorted guitars, and syncopation served with driven, dynamic vocals and rigid hand gestures."

thursday, september 3, 2015 9:00pm

9-10pm: The Moment - R&B Neo Soul

Created based upon the trance that music embarks in its listeners at the "instant" it is heard, The Moment is a group which originated in Washington DC, December 2012. Progressively growing in sound and chemistry, the group aims to create music to uplift, motivate and inspire music enthusiasts of all ages. The Moment generates positive energy with their soulful sounds crossing genres of neo-soul and R&B. To date, The Moment is finishing up their debut album, set to release Summer 2015.

thursday, september 3, 2015 10:00pm

10pm-12am: The Clubs - Funk/Soul

The Clubs were formed in 2008 by Ian Kirkman & have been electrifying New York audiences ever since. In 2009 The Clubs released a well received live EP, Live At The Bitter End, which showcased the band's ability to captivate a venue with their special hybrid of R&B, Funk & Soul. In early 2010 The Clubs entered Velvet Swan Studios in NYC to begin recording their debut studio album. It was released on September 27, 2010.

thursday, september 3, 2015 12:00am

12-3:45am: DJ 9AM

R&B, Reggae, Soca, Electronic, Hip Hop, and Old School music.

friday, september 4, 2015 6:00pm

6-8pm: David Lovetet - Jazz

David Love, who has been called “A young master in the making”(Ithaca Times), started performing professionally at the age of 13. After high school he attended Ithaca College, where he studied Jazz performance with well known jazz guitarist Steve Brown. Upon graduation he relocated to Austin, TX, where he spent the next 15 years. While in Austin he became an in-demand and versatile guitarist, performing and recording Rock, Jazz, Blues, and Country with many of Austin’s leading artists. He also produced over a dozen recordings, both in his own recording studio and at others around Austin. As a guitarist he is a high energy instrumentalist, adapt at adopting the correct style and inflections for what the particular genre demands. Since relocating to New York City in 2013, he has continued to perform and teach, studying with John Abercrombie and Vic Juris.

friday, september 4, 2015 8:00pm

8-9pm: Georgia Weber & The Sleeved Hearts - Jazz

A passionate and dedicated musician, Georgia Weber describes herself as “married to her bass”. Her affinity to her instrument, style and genre has been inspired by jazz luminaries Scott LaFaro and Charlie Haden. A musical open-mindedness allowed Weber to develop a unique sound, which has painted the lower register for some of the world’s most renowned jazz artists. Weber graduated with a bachelor in Jazz Double Bass Performance from Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University in 2004. She worked in Brisbane as a performer, session musician and teacher until moving to Melbourne in 2010. Weber resided in Melbourne for three years where she performed most significantly with the contemporary jazz group, Ben Carr Trio. This trio explores the amalgamation of free form group improvisation, odd time meter grooves and swing.

friday, september 4, 2015 9:00pm

9-10pm: MH the Verb with Fishtown Beats & GR Stone- Live HipHop

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.

friday, september 4, 2015 10:00pm

10pm-12am: Pablo Djembe & Zion System

Pablo Djembe from Cote d'Ivoire is a master of the banjo, guitar, and West African drums the djembe and the doundoun. He has been performing for over 25 years around the globe at world renowned venues including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, the National Theater, BAM, the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, Library of Congress, the United Nations, and many more alongside several esteemed musicians such as Salif Keita, Oumou Sangare, Toumani Diabate, Mamady Keita, and Soungalo Coulibaly. Since arriving in New York 16 years ago with L' Ensemble Koteba d' Abidjan, this legendary musician has found joy in sharing his West African culture with music lovers everywhere.

friday, september 4, 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, september 5, 2015 6:00pm

6-8pm: The Alex Bryson Quartet - Jazz

Alexander Bryson is an English Pianist based in New York. After completing his undergraduate degree at Trinity College of Music in London he moved to New York City to to pursue a Masters degree in Classical performance at Mannes College the New School for Music. Following graduation he has worked increasingly as jazz musician, an area in which has been involved thoughout his classical studies. During his time in New York he has worked with Murray Wall, Dwayne Clemons, John Leonard, Gary Montenaro, and Marie Claire Giraud

saturday, september 5, 2015 8:00pm

8-10pm: Lady E & Blacque Diamond - Old School R&B

MY band is composed of musicians with over 10 or more years of experience. Which consist of lead guitar..bass guitar drums...keyboard and sometimes cungo. ..We are old school R & B..I the lady E have been singing for over 20 years which started with gospel..I have 2 background vocalist whom have sang with the persuasions and various other groups for over 20 years..

saturday, september 5, 2015 10:00pm

10pm-12am: Bil Aka Kora from Burkina Faso - Djongo Music

Bil Aka Kora's sound draws upon traditional music from the language, instruments, rhythm and themes of the south of Burkina Faso. Bil's music is a wonderful and charming mixture of the Kasséna traditional rhythms with jazz, reggae and blues. The Djongo music has inspired from the Djongo, which is a dance of strength of men with the aim of charming women and showing them their value. Author of five albums, double holder of the Golden Kundé (Music Awards Ceremony in Burkina Faso) , songwriter of film music, sometimes actor and with more than 500 live concerts to its credit, Bil Aka Kora gradually made a name internationally and undeniably maintains a reputation for being a true performer with his unique guitar playing and his extraordinary voice and wide register.

saturday, september 5, 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.