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sunday, april 30, 2017 10:35pm

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 4th 2017 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

Join us June 4th 2017 at Marcus Garvey Park (18 Mt Morris Park W, New York, NY 10027 / 120 street and 5th Avenue) for a day of live music, arts, and fun! Bands are welcome to submit at mafrikabooking@gmail.com by April 30th.

sunday, april 30, 2017 2:00am

***Check out Yatenga French Bistro***

Menu, specials of the day, and other information for Yatenga French Bistro at www.yatengabistro.com "...located in the heart of Harlem, ...the rustic atmosphere and relaxed service at this French-American spot feel like an escape to the country." - New York Magazine

sunday, april 30, 2017 4:00pm

4-8pm: Shrine Daily Happy Hour Bringing Harlem Spirit Back

1/ $3 for Draft Beer Brooklyn Lager,Stella, Blue Moon, Heineken & Anchor steam Budwiser, Kronoberg 1664 ,Yugling lager, Sam Adam, Hardcore, DogFish 60 Minutes,Bass ale,Pabst Blue Ribbone and $4 Guiness 2/ $ 5 Glass of Wine, $4 Frozen Margarita & Pina Colada. 3/ $6 Buffalo Wings feat French Fries or Plantain. With the Best Music of All Time. From 4pm - 8pm

sunday, april 30, 2017 4:05pm

1-5pm: LIVE GOSPEL BRUNCH

Live Gospel Performances and brunch every Sunday 1-5pm

sunday, april 30, 2017 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 30, 2017 8:00pm

8-9pm: Desmond - Singer-Songwriter / Roots Reggae / R&B

Desmond is an anti-reggae singer songwriter currently based in Brooklyn, NY and originally from Kingston Jamaica. The EP Losers Never Win is available at iTunes and also at CD Baby. Watch his You Tube Videos. Make sure to visit his blog page New Tune Thursday with desmond where a new song is posted every Thursday afternoon.

sunday, april 30, 2017 9:00pm

9-10pm: The James Labrosse Collective - Flamenco / Jazz / R&B

Composer and guitarist James Labrosse leads a diverse group of musicians performing original music and music by Paco de Lucia, Vicente Amigo, and other greats. The powerful repertoire contains musical influences from Spain, Brazil and Latin America, Western Asia, and North America. Over the past few years, Labrosse has performed with renown names such as Antonio Serrano (former Paco de Lucia Group) and La Shica.

sunday, april 30, 2017 10:00pm

10pm-12am: Iron Lion - Reggae / R&B / Hip Hop

Reggae singer, writer, producer iRon Lion brings sweet conscious reggae & soul music at it's best! He performs classic reggae covers from artists (like Bob Marley, Dennis Brown, Peter Tosh, Gregory Isaacs and many more!) He says, "I've been blessed for over 20 years to be backed by some of the best reggae musicians in the business at various festivals and venues thus opening for legends like Jimmy Cliff, The Wailer's Band, Morgan Heritage, Sizzla and SOJA.

sunday, april 30, 2017 12:00am

12-3:45am: Crown Kings Reggae Sundays - Reggae Night

"Crown Kings Reggae Sundays" DJ Ceace *Dj Blue Steele *DJ Rio *Kimani

monday, may 1, 2017 10:35pm

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 4th 2017 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

Join us June 4th 2017 at Marcus Garvey Park (18 Mt Morris Park W, New York, NY 10027 / 120 street and 5th Avenue) for a day of live music, arts, and fun! Bands are welcome to submit at mafrikabooking@gmail.com by April 30th.

monday, may 1, 2017 2:00am

***Check out Yatenga French Bistro***

Menu, specials of the day, and other information for Yatenga French Bistro at www.yatengabistro.com "...located in the heart of Harlem, ...the rustic atmosphere and relaxed service at this French-American spot feel like an escape to the country." - New York Magazine

monday, may 1, 2017 4:00pm

4-8pm: Shrine Daily Happy Hour Bringing Harlem Spirit Back

1/ $3 for Draft Beer Brooklyn Lager,Stella, Blue Moon, Heineken & Anchor steam Budwiser, Kronoberg 1664 ,Yugling lager, Sam Adam, Hardcore, DogFish 60 Minutes,Bass ale,Pabst Blue Ribbone and $4 Guiness 2/ $ 5 Glass of Wine, $4 Frozen Margarita & Pina Colada. 3/ $6 Buffalo Wings feat French Fries or Plantain. With the Best Music of All Time. From 4pm - 8pm

monday, may 1, 2017 6:00pm

6-7pm: Josiah Boornazian- Jazz

Josiah Boornazian is an award-winning saxophonist, composer, and educator currently active in Miami, Washington state, California, and New York City.

monday, may 1, 2017 7:00pm

7-8pm: Ed & Greta - Blues / Rock

As everyone knows, songs have messages of good and not-so-good built in. Songs are like little plays; the songwriter is the playwright, the singer is the actor, the words are the script. When songs are about powerful topics like love and death, when they contain emotional messages, this gives the singer something to work with; similar to the reason that actors like to play vivid characters.

monday, may 1, 2017 8:00pm

8-9pm: Dynamo - Jazz / Rock / Funk / Soul

Dynamo is Nashville-based, nationally touring band whose music fuses jazz, rock, and funk with elements of soul and R&B. The culmination is a sound that’s both spontaneous and composed—and an energy that’s undeniably infectious.

monday, may 1, 2017 9:00pm

9-10pm: Pepperwine - Groove

We are soulful feel good grooves with touches of funk feels.

monday, may 1, 2017 10:00pm

10-11pm: Daniele - Jazz / Soul / Gospel

Daniele is a singer/songwriter from Italy. After graduating from Berklee College of Music he recorded and recently released his debut album "Prelude to your love", featuring ten original songs: a mix of pop and r'n'b, with jazz and gospel influences, it tells a story of emotional and spiritual growth. His band includes Shawn Dustin on drums, Takahiro Izumikawa on piano, Junichi Arima on bass, Monica Cialona on background vocals.

monday, may 1, 2017 11:00pm

11pm-12am: Real Stormin Norman - Jazz / Rock

Stormin’ Norman Zamcheck is a pianist, singer/songwriter and raconteur. He has been writing songs since he was old enough to pick out a tune on the keyboard and write down the lyrics on his mother’s linen napkins.During the course of his four-decade career, Norm has penned over five hundred musical compositions.

monday, may 1, 2017 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, may 2, 2017 10:35pm

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 4th 2017 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

Join us June 4th 2017 at Marcus Garvey Park (18 Mt Morris Park W, New York, NY 10027 / 120 street and 5th Avenue) for a day of live music, arts, and fun! Bands are welcome to submit at mafrikabooking@gmail.com by April 30th.

tuesday, may 2, 2017 6:00pm

6-7pm: Corey Hales - Singer-Songwriter / R&B/ Blues / Folk

Hey I'm Corey, I sing and play the guitar. I focus on mostly R&B, Blues, and Folk, but you might catch me doing a number of other genres.

tuesday, may 2, 2017 7:00pm

7-8pm: Mette Kirkegaard - Nordic Americana

Mette Kirkegaard, Nordic Americana songs for runaway hearts – folkpop music, Scandinavian touch in a remarkable voice, a recording artist, travelling troubadour, catchy pop song Dry Wood on the radio, also Danish heartfelt songs on live stages. Mette grew up surrounded by Anglo-American 60-70 ´s folk music. Mette´s great grandmother Nicoline Kirkegaard from Jutland was one of the first female writers in Denmark. Her voice was said to be remarkable when she spoke.

tuesday, may 2, 2017 8:00pm

8-9pm: The Patient Zeros - Rock / Folk / Punk

The Patient Zeros, originally from the Mid-Michigan area, formed in the summer of 2012 in Denver, CO. Their first full length album, Polycardiac, was released in April of 2013, with a follow up EP, Epicardiac, arriving in August of the same year. New album Sirens Calling (released March 2016) captures the blend of stop-and-go rock n roll with a strong focus on concise songwriting.

wednesday, may 3, 2017 10:35pm

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 4th 2017 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

Join us June 4th 2017 at Marcus Garvey Park (18 Mt Morris Park W, New York, NY 10027 / 120 street and 5th Avenue) for a day of live music, arts, and fun! Bands are welcome to submit at mafrikabooking@gmail.com by April 30th.

wednesday, may 3, 2017 6:00pm

6-7pm: Duo Dolce - Mandolin / Guitar Duo

Duo Dolce is a quirky, eclectic collaboration between mandolinist Joel Michael-Schwartz and guitarist Christie Macdonald. Equally at home with swing, bebop, Italian romanticism, modern classical, and Latin American music, their performances are intimate, witty, and unpredictable. Both are virtuosic performers in their own right, the mark of their duets are fresh, witty arrangements, broken up by fiery improvisation.

wednesday, may 3, 2017 7:00pm

7-8pm: The Inner Urge - Funk / Hip Hop / Latin

The Inner Urge is an ambient/funk group rooted in heavy jazz tendencies. They engage the audience with unique instrumentation (vibraphone/electric violin) and by presenting an eclectic pallet of original compositions. At the heart of it all, The Inner Urge is an improvisational group dedicated to making the audience dance.

wednesday, may 3, 2017 8:00pm

8pm-12am: #aWeirdFreakinNight - Showcase

#aWeirdFreakinNight is a showcase of an unusual collection of creative music artist. It will display a mash up of reggae infused hip hop, acid style rap, pop rap, and more from 3 different artist. The artist featured are Drippin Gold, JadedShades, and Russhell. Drippin Gold is a duo from Queens who makes fun, energetic, dance hip hop. JadedShades is a low-key kickback style musician from Queens, NY. Russhell is a Queens native who specializes in dance routines that blend well with her reggae back tracks and love songs with bite

wednesday, may 3, 2017 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, may 4, 2017 10:35pm

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 4th 2017 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

Join us June 4th 2017 at Marcus Garvey Park (18 Mt Morris Park W, New York, NY 10027 / 120 street and 5th Avenue) for a day of live music, arts, and fun! Bands are welcome to submit at mafrikabooking@gmail.com by April 30th.

thursday, may 4, 2017 6:00pm

6-7pm: Liz Hogg - Classical / Rock

Liz Hogg is a classical and electric guitarist, composer/arranger, singer-songwriter, sitarist and multi-instrumentalist based in NYC. She is a second year Master of Music Classical Guitar student at Mannes College, studying with Michael Newman. She earned a Bachelor of Music Classical Guitar Performance degree at Queens College’s Aaron Copland School of Music, studying with William Anderson. In various projects and as a solo performer, Liz has performed at venues including Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, Brookfield Place, Italian Academy, Casa da Música, Xalapa Symphony Hall, festivals including CMJ, Braincave, Coz Village Fest, Internacional Festival Camerata 21, ACDA, EarsOpen, New Sounds Live and FMLY, radio stations including WFMU, WNYC and WHFR, and toured internationally in nine countries. She has recorded eight full-length albums and eight eps, self-released and released by Don Giovanni Records, Mouca and Acuarela.

thursday, may 4, 2017 7:00pm

7-8pm: Calvin Armerding of The Muchmores - Indie / Folk

With songwriting that references literature, personal experience, and politics, this indie-folk group shows equal capacity for both raw energy and quiet contemplation. Acoustic instruments and intuitive harmonies offer shades of Gregory Alan Isakov, The Stormcellars, and Noah Gundersen.

thursday, may 4, 2017 8:00pm

8-9pm: Squirrels From Hell - Rock

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. SFH have be celebrated for their "Art-Punk Oddness" (Alternative Press) and officially designated "The Lowest Of Low-Rent Bands (Village Voice). www.reverbnation.com/squirrelsfromhell

thursday, may 4, 2017 9:00pm

9-10pm: Mar Sala - Flamenco/Latin/Pop

Spain. With the collaboration of many accomplished musicians from all over the world, she mixes Latin sounds such as Rumba Flamenca, Brazilian rhythms and Spanish pop, with swing and Rock. Marta's original compositions are a cross over between the Flamenco air of Seville and the eclectic sounds of New York City.

thursday, may 4, 2017 10:00pm

10pm-12am: Blu Cha Cha - Latin Jazz

My name is Trombonita and I lead a band called Blu Cha Cha. Blue Cha Cha, while Latin based, is a fusion of Blues, Jazz, Salsa, Reggae, Ska, R&B, Funk, Motown and Standards. The band consists of keyboard, guitar, bass, drums, percussion, flute and three trombones! The arranging and writing is done by me, Trombonita.

thursday, may 4, 2017 12:00am

12-3:45am: DJ Nenim from Nigeria

N3NiM is a DJ/Producer & Mixing Engineer. After a successful djing career in Nigeria, maintaining residences at top clubs and venues, he moved to New York in 2014 to further his career. N3NiM's sets are usually geared towards organic music - Afrofunk, Afrobeat, Jazz, Funk & Soul. On Kalakuta Nights, he spins an eclectic mix of Afropop, Afrobeat, hiphop, reggae, house, Funk & Soul . N3NiM also hosts 2 radio shows and makes his own music.

friday, may 5, 2017 10:35pm

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 4th 2017 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

Join us June 4th 2017 at Marcus Garvey Park (18 Mt Morris Park W, New York, NY 10027 / 120 street and 5th Avenue) for a day of live music, arts, and fun! Bands are welcome to submit at mafrikabooking@gmail.com by April 30th.

friday, may 5, 2017 6:00pm

6-7pm: Dillon Mansour Trio - Jazz Fusion

Dillon Mansour is a drummer, percussionist, composer, and teacher from Hartland, WI, now living in New York City. Dillon has been active in all facets of music since the start of his musical career back when he was 11 years old. Being involved with classical percussion, drumline and jazz drumming in high school (Arrowhead Union High School), he received various honors for his ability as both performer and leader. He was principle percussionist of Arrowhead's top Wind Ensemble for two years, and was Drumline Captain for two years. Some recognition of his performing includes outstanding performer awards from jazz competitions at UW Steven's Point and Lawrence University Conservatory, as well as similar awards from camps including UW Green Bay's "Jazz on the Bay" and Birch Creek's Percussion and Steelband session.

friday, may 5, 2017 7:00pm

7-8pm: Jordan Ziskin Band - Folk / Pop

Combining the lyrical storytelling of Paul Simon with smooth acoustic riffs of John Mayer’s Room for Squares, and the occasional piano ballad reminiscent of A Great Big World, Jordan Ziskin brings a modern spin to the love language of the contemporary singer-songwriter.

friday, may 5, 2017 8:00pm

8-9pm: Kenny Brothers Band - Folk Rock

Mountain Rock band from New Hampshire.

friday, may 5, 2017 9:00pm

9-10pm: HotBed - Psych-Pop

Energetic rock and roll from Birmingham, AL. HotBed began in November 2015. In the span of year, they booked and played 62 dates in 16 different states.

friday, may 5, 2017 10:00pm

10pm-12am: N.L.T- R&B - Reggae

N.L.T. (Never Lose Touch) engages you with soulful classics & contemporary R&B, Reggae & Original hits. We will delight you as we deliver quality music that gets you up on the dance floor and soothes your soul. NLT is the right band for any memorable event.

friday, may 5, 2017 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, may 6, 2017 10:35pm

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 4th 2017 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

Join us June 4th 2017 at Marcus Garvey Park (18 Mt Morris Park W, New York, NY 10027 / 120 street and 5th Avenue) for a day of live music, arts, and fun! Bands are welcome to submit at mafrikabooking@gmail.com by April 30th.

saturday, may 6, 2017 6:00pm

6-7pm: Navytrain - Alt. Folk Rock / Americana

Navytrain, a Burlington-based band founded in September, 2016, has hit the ground running in recent months. With Cole Davidson on nylon guitar/vocals, Ray Belanger on cajon, and Zeb Carney on electric bass, the Vermont three-piece has been touring the east coast for several months.

saturday, may 6, 2017 7:00pm

7-10pm: A Conscious Collective Spring Showcase

A Conscious Collective is an community of musicians, photographers, and artists based in NYC. MUSIC: Rah-C (Hip-Hop/Rap) - 7 YSF (Hip-Hop/ Rap From Canada) - 7:45 Past Youth (Pop Rock / R&B) - 8:30 TK the Architect (Hip-Hop / Rap / Soul) - 9:15

saturday, may 6, 2017 10:00pm

10pm-12am: Kakande & High Voltage - Music from West Africa

The balafon (xylophone) has electrified popular music in West Africa since the court of Emperor Sundiata Keita back in 1235. Lush vocals, flutes, sinewy guitars, cellos .

saturday, may 6, 2017 12:00am

12-3:45am: DJ Fols from Nigeria

DJ FOLS is a DJ who has been around for a while and is based out of Brooklyn, NY. He specializes in all types of music from African tunes (Nigerian, Ghana, Coupe Decale, Soukous), to current hip-hop music to old school jams, reggae/dancehall, soca. These are just to name a few. He does it all – weddings, birthday parties, parades, baby showers, in-house parties and is definitely a regular on the club scene. As a professional DJ and also someone who grew up in a music-oriented household, he has perfected the art of assessing his crowd and selecting and belting out tunes that keep them on their feet until the “party done”.