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thursday, september 18, 2014 6:00pm

6-8pm: Wayfarer - Jazz

Jeremy Dutton is a Drummer, Composer, Bandleader, Traveler of sorts.

thursday, september 18, 2014 8:00pm

8-9pm Pontus H.W. Gunve - Progressive World Rock

Instrumental, musical storytelling that drifts, moves, turns, and takes the listener on a journey

thursday, september 18, 2014 9:00pm

9-10pm: Stratospheerius - Jam Band/Progressive/Rock

Led by electric violinist/vocalist Joe Deninzon (www.joedeninzon.com), who has been called “The Jimi Hendrix of the violin,” Stratospheerius has showcased their “frenzied mélange of alt-bluegrass, progressive rock, jazz fusion and funkabilly” throughout the world. The New York-based group has opened for Tim Reynolds, Mickey Hart, and John Scofield, among many others. Their live performances are filled with funky dance grooves, rip-roaring guitar/violin jams, and hooks that mix jazz, funk, rock with Gypsy influences.

thursday, september 18, 2014 10:00pm

10pm-12am: Jeremy Beck and the Heavy Duty Horns

Jeremy Beck comes to Weehawken by way of Alabama. Born and raised in the south his music ranges from the soul to blues, funk to jazz. An accomplished session musician, writer, singer and pianist he has worked with everyone from Bonnie Raitt to Missy Elliot. The Heavy Duty Horns are a 4 piece hot horn section lead by Justin Flynn that will have you on your feet! Don't miss this incredible 8 piece band.

thursday, september 18, 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, september 19, 2014 6:00pm

6-8pm: Jocelyn Shannon Jazz Quartet

Jocelyn Shannon, vocals, Mark Cohn, piano, Greg Zwiebel, bass, Ed Pillion, drums and Tom Bender, trumpet and flugelhorn.

friday, september 19, 2014 8:00pm

8-9pm: The Fine Line - Folk

Al and Efrat blend their rich voices and performance styles to bring a tasty buffet that can please even the most discerning palate. Their shows always include a savory blend of original music and select great songs from great songwriters, delivered with a colorfully engaging style that both entertains and informs. And, every show is different.

friday, september 19, 2014 9:00pm

9-10pm: Jess Best - Soul/Blues/R&B

Jess Best is a NY native and is about to release her debut album Gone Baby which is a landscape of modern soul, twisting jazz into blues and r&b, creating songs that will stir you up. She recently released the single Now That I Got It, off of her upcoming album, giving you a taste of her songwriting that is grounded in colorful progressions, deep grooves, rich harmonies and nuanced lyrics combined together to create a raw and intimate conversation. On Friday September 19th at the Shrine, she will be joined on stage by Nate Mondschein (drums), Jeff Berman (guitar), Louis Russo (bass), Ben Lusher (keys & voice), and Claire Randall (voice).

friday, september 19, 2014 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...

friday, september 19, 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, september 20, 2014 6:00pm

6-8pm: Bringing Conscious Back

It's coming up on a year since we started our campaign "Bringing Conscious Back" and we are proud to say we are still running and campaigning using media, spoken word and music to inspire communities to have conscious dialogue and spur action for change. We started on May 19th which happens to be "Malcolm X" birthday and the day the "Last Poets" got started in Marcus Garvey Park. As our one year anniversary comes up we are proud to say that we have gained some reputable artists and speakers.

saturday, september 20, 2014 8:00pm

8-9pm: Lathan' s Way - Vocal Quartet

Lathan’s Way: This exciting vocal quartet, dubbed the “Urban Manhattan Transfer,” comes together under the guidance of our inspired and talented composer/arranger Gregory K. Lathan. His luscious harmonic versions of Jazz, Soul, Pop, R&B & Gospel/Funk tunes will treat the ear with a unique twist ...

saturday, september 20, 2014 9:00pm

9-10pm: Allinor-Singer from Ghana - Reggae/Soul

He is Allinor, Journey Man, ever shouldering his guitar as he travels, empathizing and warm to each person he encounters. Before he picked up his first guitar he had already written dozens of songs, and as his strumming acumen brightens so does his ability to croon the sentiments of regular people across the globe struggling to make ends meet, finding happiness and peace in small rewards and hard work.

saturday, september 20, 2014 10:00pm

10pm-12am: Crucial Bridge and the Inity Band - Reggae

Dynamic Antiguan singer Crucial Bridge and the Inity Band play reggae and dancehall music to move the feet and uplift the spirit. Crucial Bridge has performed with the Cannabis Cup Band, Skatalites, and Roots Vibration, and his smooth vocals lead the new autism-themed single, “Angels of the World.” Inity Band, based in Harlem at Shrine World Music Venue, features reggae veterans Blacka on bass, Eugene Medinna on keyboards, Rick Sabo on guitar, and G. Moses on drums, plus very special guests.!

saturday, september 20, 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, september 21, 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, september 21, 2014 8:00pm

8-9pm: Louis de Mieulle - Jazz

Born and raised in Paris, France, bassist/composer Louis de Mieulle started his musical education at 7, playing the cello. After switching to the bass guitar, he eventually graduated from the National Conservatory of Paris (classical writing) and the American School (jazz), and then moved to Boston to attend the Berklee College of Music, from which he graduated in two years.

sunday, september 21, 2014 9:00pm

9-11pm - Boubacar Kafando and Zaama neema Band - acoustic fus

Musician/Singer from Burkina Faso, West Africa.

sunday, september 21, 2014 10:00pm

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, september 22, 2014 6:00pm

6-8pm: Quentin Angus Quartet - Jazz

Quentin’s composing style is a unique brand of contemporary jazz, full of rhythmic intensity, interesting harmonic explorations, well formed compositional structure and of course, extended improvisations. Playing a full set of original music, and drawing influences from Gilad Hekselman, Avishai Cohen, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Jonathan Kreisberg, and Brad Meldau, this is one performance not to be missed.

monday, september 22, 2014 8:00pm

8-9pm: Bayo Fayemi group

Bayo Fayemi is a New York city based guitarist and composer. He began pursuing jazz his freshman year at CUNY York College. He is the leader of the Bayo Fayemi quintet, a group comprised of peers from the York College big band, which has performed with drum legend Bernard Purdie. the quintet primarily plays originals, standards, and jazz-influenced grooves.

monday, september 22, 2014 9:00pm

9-10pm: Night Fishing - Pop

"Night Fishing is an indie pop band based out of New York City committed to hunting the most evasive of the friendly beasts: the infectious melody, the talon-sharp hook, and the lyric lit from within."Eric Hayden - Vocals, guitars, keyboards, sax Abigail Dunn - Vocals Steven Hobbs - Bass, shh F.C. Belt - Guitars

monday, september 22, 2014 10:00pm

10-11pm: Clear Water

A trumpet and drumset duo with programmed tracks !

monday, september 22, 2014 11:00pm

11pm-12am - Joey Roberts - Funk/Soul

monday, september 22, 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, september 23, 2014 6:00pm

6-8pm: Duke Mseleku - South African Jazz

Duke Mseleku : born in S Africa. Music from my grand parents to my generation. Music was a life style and an important culture in my family. At age ten, when my father was writing music for his projects he decided to teach us to sing in four parts harmony, me and my cousins. I began working as a professional performer, at age 17 in Johannesburg, 1980 joined Sam Williams singers, 82 Dakashi Afro-fusion & jazz, 84 Oneness Afro-reggae, CAW Band Afro-folk & rock, 91 KZN University Big Band Jazz...

tuesday, september 23, 2014 8:00pm

8-10pm: The Free Sound Ahn-somble - Jazz

Dorian Wallace and The Free Sound Ahn-somble is a 16 piece group from NYC.

tuesday, september 23, 2014 10:00pm

10-11pm: Yael Kraus - Singer Songwriter

Yael Kraus is a solo artist with a three-piece band (guitar, keys, drums, and sometimes guest singing saw). Yael Kraus, independent rock singer, paints charmingly gritty scenes of disillusioned nights in hopeful tones. From ethereal cabaret to saucy, blunt brutality in solitary melodies, her eclectic sound reflects her early years in the Middle East, as well as influences ranging from '90's Rock to Bossanova, Trip-hop, Blues and Jazz traditions. The mixture that emerged contributes to her international and unique sound.

tuesday, september 23, 2014 11:00pm

11pm-12am: Maitri

Translated from Sanskrit, Maitri (“my tree”) means undeniable love, compassion, and friendship. This group was formed to embrace both the hardship and ecstasy of life through song. Based on her experiences with loving the self and others, Caroline Davis (voice and saxophone) has written a collection of songs to bring people to a place of acceptance. The music is heavily influenced by soul and jazz music, as well as modern R&B. Rob Clearfield (keyboard), Matt Ulery (bass), and Charles Rumback (drums) complete the group for a band of soul stirring music.

tuesday, september 23, 2014 12:00am

12 -3:45am: Sean Oxley AKA DJ Umlungu - Afro deep/AfroTik

Sean Oxley is a well known name in the South African Dance music scene and he has boasted a number of residencies at some of Jo-burg and Cape Towns finest and top rated nightclubs.Sean Oxley is a well known name in the South African Dance music scene and he has boasted a number of residencies at some of Jo-burg and Cape Towns finest and top rated nightclubs.

wednesday, september 24, 2014 6:00pm

6-8pm: Michael Valeanu - Jazz

Born in Paris, France in 1985, New York based guitarist and composer Michael Valeanu is one of the most exciting players of his generation. His passion for Jazz and for all the other genres of music he came across while growing up as a musician in France and in the United States has allowed him to create a unique voice on his instrument.

wednesday, september 24, 2014 8:00pm

8-9pm: Ace Elijah - Singer Songwriter

Ace Elijah is a 24 year old songwriter & performer based out of Brooklyn, NY. His sound is rooted in the tradition of old songwriters like Irving Berlin and crooners like Nat King Cole & Frank Sinatra, but done in a modern and unique way.

wednesday, september 24, 2014 9:00pm

9-10pm: Mente Clara-Brazilian

Mente Clara was born out of a love for the music of Hermeto Pascoal and other Brazilian masters. They combine soaring melody with sophisticated harmony and the danceable rhythms of Northeastern Brazil. The band has developed a reputation for exciting live shows and brings that same energy to their debut record, Wanderlust. This is music for both the mind and the soul. The band first came together for a session on a Sunday afternoon, after saxophonist/pianist Owen Summers and bassist Daniel Durham met and decided that there was no reason not to play Hermeto’s music. Drummer Aaron Parks and saxophonist Brian Donohoe were also there for that first session, as the band began to explore Hermeto’s music. As the group developed, they began to play more original compositions and were joined by saxophonist Jonathan McNutt and percussionist Bruno Vinezof. As Hermeto says “Tudo é som”

wednesday, september 24, 2014 10:00pm

10-11pm: Coelho & Ridnell - Bossa Nova

Coelho & Ridnell is a unique collaboration of two musicians – one Brazilian and one American. Fellow guitar players, singers and composers Chico Coelho and Dave Ridnell met at a gig at the Tunnel Top bar in San Francisco in October 2010. They quickly hit it off, united instantly by a mutual love of the music of the great Brazilian composer Joao Donato.

wednesday, september 24, 2014 11:00pm

11pm-12am: Akli D - Singer Songwriter

wednesday, september 24, 2014 12:00am

12 -3:45am DJ Dakar - Ragga, Dancehall, Naija, R&B