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thursday, october 8, 2015 6:00pm

6-8pm: Bob Stewart's Double Quartet - Jazz

Over the last 40 years Bob Stewart has established himself as both an innovative tuba player and equally creative jazz educator. In addition to embracing the tuba’s historical position as the original bass instrument in jazz, Mr. Stewart’s focus on reintroducing the Tuba into a contemporary band setting has encouraged many tuba players and band leaders to explore this approach.

thursday, october 8, 2015 8:00pm

8-9pm: Astrid Kuljanic - Jazz Vocalist

Renowned for her complex musical sensibility and supple sound, Croatian jazz vocalist Astrid Kuljanic has recently performed in Manhattan at Jazz Gallery, St. Peter’s Church and New York Live Arts. Whether interpreting American Songbook classics, jazz or Brazilian standards or delivering her original music or re-imagined folk songs with live electronics, Ms. Kuljanic envelopes audiences into her music. In Eastern Europe she has performed at Lisinski Concert Hall Zagreb, Croatian House of Culture Rijeka, Stara Elektrarna, Ljubljana, and at the Maribor, Lent, and Europafest, Bucharest festivals. With her quintet ‘Mildreds’ she has released two albums for the major Croatian label Aquarius Records, and is currently promoting her solo album “Manhattan Dream.”

thursday, october 8, 2015 9:00pm

9-10pm: Noelle Tannen - Soul

"Noelle Tannen. Born and Raised in New York City. Something of a Harlem honey meets bohemian siren. An unforgettable powerhouse of a woman who is guaranteed to spit a bit of magic your way, leaving you spell-bound and buzzing for more."

thursday, october 8, 2015 10:00pm

10-11pm: Darryl Hance Power Muse - Funk Blues Rock

On his second effort, Land Of Trembling Earth, the follow up to his 2011 debut recording Hallowed Ground, Jacksonville, Florida singer/guitarist Daryl Hance has upgraded his delivery to new and improved stout and shout, let it all hang out sing-alongs laid out to a backdrop of his ever hard-hitting funky bluesy rock and roll music. This go round Hance is worlds more settled into the role of singing out in front and the result is a batch of songs that are as infectious and grooving as they are belted out with a renewed confidence more akin with his sultry guitar skills.

thursday, october 8, 2015 11:00pm

11pm-12am: Greg Smith Group - Rock

The Greg Smith Group is a fun, high-energy, four-piece band that covers your favorite new and classic rock, pop, and soul songs as well as original music! When you book the Greg Smith Group for your event, the crowds will be dancing and smiling all night long. In addition to the utmost musicianship and professionalism, there's a bit of magic involved in every show. We know it comes down to that rare ability to connect with an audience. Far from simply delivering songs, we guarantee to move you and your party AND keep them moving all night long! The band is based in New York City and is available for regional, national, and international performances and tours.

thursday, october 8, 2015 12:00am

12-3:45am: DJ 9AM

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

friday, october 9, 2015 6:00pm

6-8pm: Annie Chen - Jazz Vocalist

Music has been a part of Annie Chen's life for lots of years already. She began studying classical piano at age four under Prof. Mei Zhen Wang at the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing and won several piano competitions in China. As a vocalist, she began studying with Prof. Nancy Marano of Manhattan School of Music, who helped her discover her unique sound that earned her comments such as “she's a small woman with a big voice” from critics and fans. In 2013, Annie began her Master in Jazz Vocal Performance at Queens College, New York, under the tutelage of vocal professor Charenee Wade, saxophonist Antonio Hart, pianist David Berkman, and the great arranger and trumpet player Michael Philip Mossman. saxophone - Alex LoRe guitar - Rafal Sarnecki piano - Glenn Zaleski bass - Or Bareket drum - Jerad Lippi

friday, october 9, 2015 8:00pm

8-9pm: Jaclyn Rose - Soul

"The Mix" Jaclyn Rose A compilation of compositions, arrangements, and covers by Jaclyn Rose. A mix of studio and live performances; jazz, soul, hip hop, chill--there's something for everyone.

friday, october 9, 2015 9:00pm

9-10pm: Makane Kouyate - Music from West Africa

Born into a Griot family in Segou, Mali, West Africa, Makane Kouyate has been playing the drums since he was five years old. As a young man, Makane worked for several years with Ballet National of Mali, and at 14 began traveling and performing throughout West Africa as lead drummer with the group Super Biton. He has performed with artists such as Selif Keita, singer and guitarist, Habib Koite’and Sadjo Kouyate,’ Mamadou Diabate ensemble, Manding Jata, Sidiki Conde’dance company, and with his brother, the renown balafone player Balla Kouyate. Makane currently resides in New York and performs across the country at numerous clubs and festivals.

friday, october 9, 2015 10:00pm

10pm-12am: 6th Degree Music - Reggae/Afrobeat

SixthDegreeMusic is a versatile and devastating crew of dedicated musicians led by frontman Ryan "SixthDegree" Nava. SixthDegree first began assembling members for his collective in 2006 and has spent the last four years studying music full time in Boston while constantly playing shows throughout the North East. Bringing high energy and undeniably tight grooves to every stage they storm, SixthDegreeMusic has developed a unique stage show incorporating live dub, experimental blending of world music styles, raw hip hop lyrics and on-the-spot improvisation.

friday, october 9, 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, october 10, 2015 6:00pm

6-8pm: Asako Takasaki - Jazz

In NY, Asako befriended and studied with Beverley Smith, James Smith, and Bettina Sheppard. Asako joined a jam session at St. Nicks Pub in Harlem and kept on joining sessions at the mass of famous jazz clubs such as Lenox Lounge, Showmans, Robins Nest, American Legion, Niagara, Cleopatra Needls, Smalls, Fat Cat, Garage, Pumpkins, and Nuyorican Poets Cafe. She also took part in the recording of James Smith,(who is a keyboard player of STAFF), when he made his private CD. A contestant on the Amateur Night at Apollo Theatre in Harlem.

saturday, october 10, 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, october 10, 2015 10:00pm

10p-12am: Oumar N' Diaye Hosluman from Senegal - Afro Folk

Né à Dakar il a passé son enfance sur l’ile de gorée ,Oumar Ndiaye a commencé la musique avec les golden boys de Dakar le premier groupe de jeunes musiciens à se former en Sénégal En 1995,Oumar Ndiaye sort sa première production intitulée ,une œuvre dédiée à la jeunesse sénégalaise et africaine .L’album a connu un grand succès et obtient deux prix au Bideew 1995 qui consacre les meilleures productions de l’année au Sénégal . .

saturday, october 10, 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, october 11, 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, october 11, 2015 8:00pm

8-10pm: The Lawrence Olds Band - Blues Jazz

Lawrence Olds (vocals): Chris Whiteman (guitar): Charlie Kilpatrick (keyboard): Carter Blough (bass): Todd Woodson (drums)

sunday, october 11, 2015 10:00pm

10pm-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, october 12, 2015 6:00pm

6-8pm: Chadwick Jenkins Guitar Duo

The CPW Jazz Guitar Duo consists of Jay Verkuilen and Chad Jenkins, two professors in the CUNY system in New York City. They specialize in arrangements of jazz standards ranging from early Swing to post-bop. The duo has appeared recently at the Path Cafe and Mary O's in the Village.

monday, october 12, 2015 8:00pm

8pm-12am: Hip Hop and Spoken Words - Open Mic with Band

"Likwuid blends her noble rhymes with lip biting grooves, I feel fortunate that her craft and beautiful spirit are rising in this decade as a contemporary. After experiencing Likwuid Stylez, i feel fully satisfied from the frontal lobe to the hip bones." -Esperanza Spalding, Grammy Award Winner For sign up, contact likwuid@gmail.com

monday, october 12, 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, october 13, 2015 6:00pm


Yasunori Okazeri Was born in Saitama Prefecture, Japan. began playing guitar at age 10. switched to saxophone years later. move to kyoto, and began taking local gigs. then move to United States. and began taking local gigs in N.Y.

tuesday, october 13, 2015 8:00pm

8-9pm: Ric Molina Group - Fusion

The Ric Molina Group was formed in the Fall of 2012 and features guitarist & composer Ric Molina, with Samir Zarif on saxophone, Ted Baker on piano, Fima Ephron on acoustic & electric bass and Dan Pugach on drums.

tuesday, october 13, 2015 9:00pm

9-10pm: Bellsroar - synthpop, soul, post rock

Bell's Roar is the new solo project from songwriter and vocalist Sean Desiree. It began with just a guitar and a voice. Over the years Sean has elevated her project by fully taking advantage of her skills as a drummer, bassists and ultimately a producer. Her debut EP features Kiran Gandhi, drummer for MIA’s Matangi tour and Cedar Apffel of Natureboy/Two Twins as producer and engineer. On October 1, 2014 she released the 1st single, "One Shot" from her upcoming full-length album. Her music is inherently melodic; layers of dynamic instrumentation, soulful vocals, and post-rock guitar laden beat making create energetic and electronic compositions.

tuesday, october 13, 2015 10:00pm

10-11pm: Slow Burn - Funk

I am a drummer currently living in Manhattan. I play in multiple projects in the NYC area with styles ranging from Jazz to R&B to Rock.

tuesday, october 13, 2015 11:00pm

11pm-12am: The Plums - Rock

"...York rock’n'roll outfit The Plums are either the hardest working or hardest partying band in Pennsylvania, perhaps both. Two members were at the venue hours early, propping up the bar and downing whiskey, fully loaded in before the techs had even arrived. As previously mentioned, their drummer played with Kyle Morgan... willing to work with anyone like their heroes in The Band. The comparison is not too far-fetched either, with 5 part harmonies... demonstrating technical proficiency of which most young bands can only dream. They brought PA equipment just in case, and had to trim down their typical all-night bar set substantially to even fit in the allotted time." -Dave Fox, musicwithoutlabels.com

tuesday, october 13, 2015 12:00am

12-3:45am DJ Basir

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

wednesday, october 14, 2015 6:00pm

6-8pm: Jun Miyake + Verena McBee Duo - Jazz

Jun Miyake was born in Toyo’oka in Hyogo Japan. He is a graduate of the An Jazz School of Kyoto. He studied woodwinds privately with Kenji Mori. He accomplished honors in flute study at Berklee College of Music with Matt Marvgulio. He piloted an ensemble that toured the Northeast named Groove Merchant in the late 1990’s. He later played regularly on the upper West Side of Manhattan in addition to making occasional re-visits to Japan, sharing his gifts with fellow musicians.

wednesday, october 14, 2015 8:00pm

8-9pm: Jackie Venson - Singer Songwriter

“Venson, a Berklee College of Music graduate, channels the soulful sounds of Joss Stone and Amy Winehouse in her tunes.” – Guitar World Magazine “With an astonishing mix of raw soul, superb musicianship and laid back grace it was easy to believe that we were participating in the origin story of Austin’s next great export — a Gary Clark Jr. level talent who speaks boldly through her guitar while simultaneously entrancing with her gorgeous smoky voice.” – Austin American-Statesman

wednesday, october 14, 2015 9:00pm

9-10pm: Native Harrow - Folk Rock

Native Harrow released their debut album, Ghost, on Friday June 26th, 2015. The music is inspired by their travels, as well as a handful of sounds from times past. They perform live, write, produce, and record their own albums, and occasionally two step.

wednesday, october 14, 2015 10:00pm

10-11pm: Cool Company - Pop/Rnb/Hip Hop

Cool Company is an East-Coast pop/hip hop duo formed in 2012, composed of members Cool Yan (vocals) and Fat Matt (production). With influences that range from Stevie to Outkast, they are known for their rhythmic, infectious grooves and Cool Yan’s versatile and expressive voice. Catch them gigging around NYC with their 8-piece band and download their debut album at www.CoolCompany.bandcamp.com

wednesday, october 14, 2015 11:00pm

11pm-12am: Great Shapes from El Paso - Pop Rock

All bringing different influences to the table, the band ultimately came together with one goal: to make people move. Since forming in 2013, Great Shapeshave already released their debut EP, Murmuration, and shared the stage with acts like The Chain Gang of 1974, New Young Pony Club, Gardens & Villa, WILDCAT! WILDCAT!, and Stepdad.

wednesday, october 14, 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.