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monday, may 4, 2015 5:00pm

5-8pm: Harlem ASL Night

We are Deaf and Hard of Hearing members of the National Action Network, a leading civil rights organization, we established the House of Justice (HOJ) Deaf Club to create an environment for active Deaf and Hard of Hearing participation. We are supported by NAN's Interpreter/Advocates Committee.

monday, may 4, 2015 8:00pm

8-9pm: Never Matter - Jazz/Rock

The members of NeverMatter have backgrounds in jazz, progressive rock, classical, and hip-hop. They draw on these influences to create an eclectic fusion of proggy funkadelic jams. The result is a party where Jeff Beck meets Miles Davis with Beethoven and D'Angelo talking around the punch bowl.

monday, may 4, 2015 9:00pm

9-10pm: Fillet Of Soul - Funk/Soul

This hip trio consists of lead singer/guitarist Shane McCaughey, bassist Rob Kissner, and drummer Sam Tritto "This is not your average band: Fillet of Soul knows how to work the crowd by either smoothing it out with some R&B or laying down the nastiest funkiest grooves this side of town. They are a must see." (Greg Allen, Right On Magazine)

monday, may 4, 2015 10:00pm

10-11pm: Peter Roch

The Midlands based solo project of—vocalist/ guitarist Peter Roch, accompanied on drums by Jason Davidson—formed in early 2015. A sound compiled of intensity, grit and soulfulness. Currently writing and recording a full length release of set for release this summer.

monday, may 4, 2015 11:00pm

11pm-12am: likelions - Rock

LikeLions is a rawkus noisy duo hailing from the Midlands. Formed in 2014, from a long history of collaboration, Owen (drums/vocals) and Den (guitar/vocals) rel…

monday, may 4, 2015 12:00am

12-3:45am: Æfroboy- DJ Set

Æfroboy is a globetrotting dj locking off dances and killing soundboys from Nairobi to Los Angeles. He plays the top of the top dance musics from all over the world—from kwaito to dancehall.

tuesday, may 5, 2015 5:30pm

5:30-8pm: City College Repertoire 4 Singers

Directed by Marianne Solivan.

tuesday, may 5, 2015 8:00pm

8-9pm: Maris And The Merry Rockers - Folk Rock

Marissa "Maris" Lelogeais is a singer/songwriter from Boston MA. In January 2012, she founded Maris And The Merry Rockers, a five-piece folk rock reggae band that is made up of current students and alumni of Berklee College Of Music. She started the band because " All the people around me were bringing their music to life and I didn't know how to and I wanted to play music with other people who could help me do that!"

tuesday, may 5, 2015 9:00pm

9-10pm: The Plaine Truth - Rock

Brian Plaine - Vocals, Drums Yoav Thaler - Guitar Tony Mancebo - Bass

tuesday, may 5, 2015 10:00pm

10-11PM: Sam & Margot - Americana Folk

Sam & Margot are a Halem based Americana/Folk band that have played some of the best venues in New York City, including Webster Hall and Rockwood Music Hall. They have been featured on Radio Woodstock 100.1 WDST and are recording their debut EP with renowned songwriter and producer Simone Felice and David Baron. They met at a villa in the mountains of Tuscany but did not begin singing with each other until returning to America. After Italy Sam spent more time traveling in India, studying Tantrism under a guru and reading lots of postmodern novels. He returned 20 pounds lighter and with a batch of songs that were heartfelt and poignant. Margot felt connected to the material and they began singing and writing together.

tuesday, may 5, 2015 11:00pm

11pm-12am: Brad Russell Trio - Rock/Funk

"Curve Ball" article from Crystal Fawn's website Curve Ball PART II by Brad Russell, NY Freelance Pro Sessionist/Bassist Dec 31, 2008 Ok, the second "curve ball' I was thrown was on the very next day! I had planned to "watch the bass book" on a very successful and popular Broadway musical (let me explain the term "watch the book": it refers to a musician who plans on subbing for the regular player; s/he sits in the pit with the other musicians and watches the entire show). I was attending the 2:00 pm matinee on a very crowded Saturday afternoon in midtown Manhattan - the trains were slow, it was pouring rain and I was running late! All I could think was, "great, this is not the way I want to make my first impression!"

tuesday, may 5, 2015 12:00am

12-3.45am: DJ Brother Mister- Old School Soul & Funk

After four Grammys, over 300 recording credits and 25 years on the scene, virtuoso bassist and composer Christian McBride is taking his place behind the turntables spinning classic R&B, soul and funk with a unique live performance element. McBride, one of the most celebrated musicians across all genres, has worked with legends such as James Brown, Herbie Hancock, Isaac Hayes, D’Angelo, Chick Corea, The Roots and Paul McCartney.

wednesday, may 6, 2015 6:00pm

6-8pm: Ben Charnley - Drummer

A professional drummer since the age of 14, Ben Charnley forged a reputation in his homeland, Australia for his exciting style of world music drumming, before moving to Boston, MA to study on a scholarship at the renowned Berklee College of Music. He currently resides in New York City where he is completing his Master’s of Music at NYU, studying with jazz legends such as Kenny Werner and Ari Hoenig, as well as performing with a broad array of jazz, RnB, gospel and world music artists.

wednesday, may 6, 2015 8:00pm

8-9pm: Violentango from Buenos Aires - Tango

A revolutionary new concept for tango is set to emerge this summer with the arrival of a sensational new act from Buenos Aires. Violentango are a five-piece instrumental band from Argentina currently taking South America by storm with a startling new version of tango. This innovation redefines the traditional standard, heralding a brand new chapter in the already turbulent history of tango music.

wednesday, may 6, 2015 9:00pm

9-10pm: David Perry- Country Blues Americana

David Perry - Vocals, Rhythm Guitar Snake Osburn - Lead Guitar Corey Kaiser - Bass Al Whitman - Steel Guitar

wednesday, may 6, 2015 10:00pm

10-11pm - Evan Brum - Singer Songwriter

Do you want to know about the downside of love? Listen to the eponymous debut album by Evan Brum and The Royal High. The New York City-based songwriter crafts nine brooding, dark and moody songs enhanced with his gritty vocals, most of which focus on different aspects of the negative side of relationships.

wednesday, may 6, 2015 11:00pm

11pm-12am: Michael Veal & Aqua IFE - Afro-Beat

Aqua Ife is a 12-piece band led by bassist Michael Veal, playing instrumental Afrobeat-jazz inspired by Fela Anikulapo-Kuti and other greats of African music, jazz and funk.

wednesday, may 6, 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, may 7, 2015 6:00pm

6-8pm: Flecktet - Jazz Quintet

Christopher Fleck draws inspiration from such jazz greats as Mark Murphy, Chet Baker, Andy Bey and Nat King Cole. When he's not studying jazz at The New School, you'll find Christopher participating in vocal improvisation groups, singing with Reverend Billy and The Stop Shopping Choir, or teaching meditation and energy healing. While he was originally a saxophonist and clarinettist, a series of life events sent him on a spiritual journey away from music. Inspired by his passion for singing and his awareness of it's importance for his own healing, Christopher came back to music as a vocalist.

thursday, may 7, 2015 8:00pm

8-9pm: Lorens Chuno - World

Lorens Chuno leads a band that has, for several years, been a fan favorite in the Pittsburgh regional music scene. Audiences have praised Lorens Chuno’s sets as energy-filled, inherently captivating, and potentially educative. This Nigerian born musician, who also has a background in Mathematics, has created a unique sound that can be broadly described as Jazz-fusion with noticeable West-African influence. His warm and dynamic vocal style, along with his bold compositions, helps define this unique sound. A talented pianist, percussionist, vocalist, and dancer, Lorens Chuno has played several concerts and festivals, many a time, sharing stages with international acts like the Chicago Afrobeat Projects, and the Sierra Leone Refugee All Stars. Lorens Chuno has also recorded with some legendary musicians including Poogie Bell, the Pittsburgh based Grammy Award winning drummer. Lorens Chuno has garnered a few international recognitions including appearance on the Nigerian Television Authority “Celebrity Corner” program and the African Independent Television’s “Artistist’s Notebook”.

thursday, may 7, 2015 9:00pm

9-10pm: Tubafresh - Live Hip Hop

Vocals: Chanell Crichlow … Viola-Elise Frawley … Trumpet - Theo Baer … Drums - Ashley Baier

thursday, may 7, 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, may 7, 2015 12:00am

12-3:45am: DJ 9AM

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

friday, may 8, 2015 6:00pm

6-8pm: Tamuz Nissim - Jazz

Jazz singer, songwriter and pianist Tamuz Nissim from Tel Aviv in Israel has spent the last six years in Europe performing with the most talented musicians in festivals and music venues, leading her own projects as well as singing in different bands, theatre shows and movie soundtracks.

friday, may 8, 2015 8:00pm

8-10pm: Shabazz and The Gifted People

BORN IN HARLEM AND RAISED IN FOUR OF FIVE BOROUGHS, Shadazz has been dreaming of the day when his gift become a reality and today his dream is being fulfilled. Coming from a musical family ( his father was a recording artist in the late 50's ) and having been raised around his mother's friends Frankie Lymon, Paul Williams of the Temptation and Jackie Wilson, he started out at the age 9 on Amateur Night at The Apollo Imitating James Brown to joining his band in in The Bronx called Different Shades of Black. His journey included being a cabaret performer for The Family Incorporated run by founder poncho camillo and co-founder Colleen Dewhurst. and in the 90's performing as lead vocalist for Modern Day Classics. After re-uniting with MDC in 2011 and reaching plateau,he embarked on a solo project exposing himself to the open mic events throughout Harlem with raves of accolades that got the attention of Dre Baker Entertainment.

friday, may 8, 2015 10:00pm

10pm-12am: THUNDA VIDA - Reggae/Dub/R&B

Christopher Plaza (Tuffer): Vocals and Keys; Gregory Kage: Guitar, Bass and Vocals; Badman Barry: Bass, Guitar and Vocals; Champion Winston: Drums and Vocals; Ras Vincent: Percussion

friday, may 8, 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, may 9, 2015 1:00am

1-6pm: Kiagold Day Party $5 at the door

saturday, may 9, 2015 6:00pm

6-8pm: Showcase of performing art acts.

saturday, may 9, 2015 8:00pm

8-9pm: The Dry States Blues Band

Since I was a kid my main interests were music & dance. I was a big fan of Elvis, Swing/Blues Dance, and Rock N Roll. Before I got started I took my folks to the musical 'Aint Nothin But The Blues!' and that was just amazing - so honest and real. Eventually those influences came together after I formed The Dry States. I started this band 3 1/2 years ago and it's hard work, but still I can't wait ...

saturday, may 9, 2015 9:00pm

9-10pm: Mano from Burkina Faso - Hip Hop

Mano, born Hermann Kabore in the West African savanna of Burkina Faso is a multi-lingual rapper, vocalist, music engineer and producer based in New York City. He is the former lead vocal for the rap group "2 Kas" whose hit single, "Ya 2 Kas" gained mainstream popularity within the country. Mano is well known for his thought-provoking lyricism, unique voice and style. With the group, he released his first album in 2003 entitled, "Anges le jour/Diables la nuit" which means "angels in the day/devils in the night" in reference to the political behaviors of some government officials in Africa.

saturday, may 9, 2015 10:00pm

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

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..

saturday, may 9, 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, may 10, 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, may 10, 2015 8:00pm

8-9pm: Chigbo - Singer Songwriter - folk-pop

Chigbo is a Nigerian-born, American-raised folk singer/songwriter based in New York City. She has performed in small venues in the States, Nigeria and Ireland as well as on live African events on ACRTV. She has begun work recoding her first album including original music influenced by Sinead O'Connor, Tori Amos and The Counting Crows among many others. Chigbo is a word from the Igbo language meaning God "resolves" or "brings peace".

sunday, may 10, 2015 9:00pm

9-10pm: Aaron K. Hamilton - Jazz Blues

For over twenty years, Aaron K. Hamilton has distinguished himself as a trumpeter, pianist, vocalist, songwriter, and producer. Aaron is rooted in the fundamentals of jazz, blues, gospel and classical music. His resume includes artists as diverse as jazz drummer Joe Chambers, jazz pianist Jaki Byard, legendary ska drummer Winston Grennen, reggae stars Papa Jube, and hip hop artist Joe Esquire.

sunday, may 10, 2015 12:00am

12-3:45am Reggae Rock Steady Movement - DJ Madi & DJ AKZ

Your sunday rendez vous with Dj Madi & DJ AKZ spinning records that blend old school Hip-Hop, R&B, World & African music and a bit of old-fashioned rock and roll…

sunday, may 10, 2015 12:00am

12-3:45am: DJ Ceace - Reggae Night