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wednesday, january 28, 2015 6:00pm

6-8pm: Azanian Pulse led by Lesedi Ntsane from South Africa

Lesedi is a South African born Trumpet player who was introduced to the cornet at whilst at the Salvation Army Church, where he later learned to play. Born into a musical family, with a singing Mother and a Father who had spent some time with Trumpet. His Grandfather was the Director of one South Africa’s classic Musical unit, The Merrymaker’s Orchestra

wednesday, january 28, 2015 8:00pm

8-11pm: The PitchBlak Playlist

Featuring Loaf Muzik ……… Description: Spend the evening with PitchBlak Brass Band as they feature their favorite emcees & vocalists backed by their big sound and Hip-Hop style. A night of freestyles and improvisation in the Hip-Hop/Jazz medium invites guests to collaborate on the spot, so bring out your horns, rhymes and good vibes!

wednesday, january 28, 2015 9:00pm

11pm-12am: Friends from Earth -Electronica / Indie / Experiment

We are Friends From Earth. Our mission is to use rhythms with strong melodies and perfect harmonies to conduct communications with extra terrestrial beings. The performance of Friends From Earth is both audio and visual as they attempt to co...

wednesday, january 28, 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, january 29, 2015 6:00pm

6-8pm: Norihiro Kikuta Trio - Jazz

thursday, january 29, 2015 7:55pm


Bill hammer Presents ...

thursday, january 29, 2015 8:00pm

8-9pm: Mya Byrne and the Firebrands - Folk

Mya Byrne is a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer/engineer hailing from New York City. She's toured nationally and internationally, won several awards for her songwriting, and is a stalwart member of the American folk music scene.

thursday, january 29, 2015 9:00pm

9-10:30pm: Garry Burnside - Blues

Burnside Exploration is the duo of singer/guitarist Garry Burnside, the youngest son of R.L. Burnside, and his nephew, singer/drummer Cedric Burnside, R.L. Burnside's grandson, who is only two years younger. They began playing music together as children, and were appearing on the juke joint circuit on weekends with Junior Kimbrough at the ages of 13 and 11, respectively. As Burnside Exploration, they have appeared at blues festivals and as the opening act for such bands as Widespread Panic and the North Mississippi Allstars. (Garry Burnside was also a member of the North Mississippi Allstars for a time.) Their debut album, The Record, was released in February 2006 on Lucky 13 Records.

thursday, january 29, 2015 10:30pm

10:30pm-12am: Pork Chop Willie - Blues

Pork Chop Willie’s debut national album Love is the Devil lights a new fire under America’s musical melting pot, bringing fresh heat to the Mississippi hill country blues tradition while blending in elements of Americana, rock, alt-country and even classical music. The 13-song disc serves as a bridge between those genres, the past and the present, and the band’s Magnolia State inspirations and Manhattan home.

thursday, january 29, 2015 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, january 30, 2015 6:00pm

6-8pm: Sivan Arbel - Jazz

Sivan Arbel – an Israeli singer, arranger and composer, based in NYC. Sivan started singing and dancing at the age of 10. At the age of 16 discovered her love for jazz and since then didn't stop following her passion for the music. After touring in Israel, Dublin, Venezuela and the US, she will present to the ears of NYC her original arrangements and compositions, influenced by swing, latin and funk music and glued together with her unique improvisation skills combined with rhythmic grooves.

friday, january 30, 2015 8:00pm

8-10pm: The Breakdown - Funk, Soul, RnB, Blues, Jazz, Rock.

Kickin' drums, booty shakin' bass, swirling keyboards, wailing guitars and soaring lead vocals, The Breakdown is funky music guaranteed to please.

friday, january 30, 2015 10:00pm

10pm-12am: Yacouba Diabate and Dounouya - African World Music

Yacouba Diabate And Dounouya Band is currently playing throughout New York City. They have performed in several different venues throughout the United States and Europe, including the United Nations in 2008 and 2009. He frequents many different Music venues in New York City, collaborating with artists such as Les Nubion, Ounou Sangoue, and Sekouba Banbino. He was also a permanent band member at the Saint Nick's Pub. In Europe, Yacouba has traveled to countries such as France, Germany, and many others.

friday, january 30, 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, january 31, 2015 6:00pm

6-8pm: The Liberty Big Band - Jazz

The Liberty Big Band project was initiated in 2013 by Liberté-Anne Lymberiou in NYC. She had recently gotten the bug for big band composition, and absolutely had to have her pieces read by local musicians. Sure enough, the excellent artists came together and started feeling out the music. Still in the beginning stages, the band has immense potential. Most of the repertoire contains originals of Liberté-Anne's, but also compositions by the other band members. Personnel: Curtis Nowosad - drums, Mat Muntz - Bass, TBA - piano, TBA - congas, Steve Carrington, Livio Almeida - tenor sax, Mercedes Beckman, Alejandro Aviles - alto sax, Larry Bustamante - baritone sax, John Lake, Adam O'Farrill, Satish Robertson - trumpets, Nick Grinder, Set Weaver, Mariel Bildsten, Jesus Viramontes - trombones

saturday, january 31, 2015 8:00pm

8-10pm: Tomcat & The Whiskey Rats - Boogie Blues

A major blues band in NY for years Tomcat and the Whiskey Rats play festivals, block parties, clubs, bars, private events and more. The best boogie blues band in town.

saturday, january 31, 2015 10:00pm

10pm-12am: Greg Banks from New Orleans

A native of New Orleans, Louisiana, Gregory Banks is not your average artist. In a time where mediocrity has become the norm in an ever-changing music industry, only a few singers shine as true artists. He has opened up for Multi-Platinum artist Lil Wayne, Trey Songz, Mike Jones, and Jazzy Jeff; won a B.E.T College Tour Competition; has been featured on many radio stations and local television shows; and was a finalist in Andre Harrell’s Superstar Soul Search Competition.

saturday, january 31, 2015 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, february 1, 2015 4:00pm


Join us for the SUPER BOWL at Shrine during the Happy Hour. Flat screen TVs, great people and atmosphere and the coolest bear in town! Stay tuned for more details!

sunday, february 1, 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…

monday, february 2, 2015 7:00pm

7-8pm: The Toby Tobias Ensemble from South Africa

Born and raised in Johannesburg, South Africa, Toby has immersed himself in all genres of American Music of the last 50 years. His interest in African Rhythms & World Music, coupled with his keen ear for highly intuitive arrangements, has been the hallmark of his writing and performance styles, and he has garnered a strong following of listeners on Long Island and beyond.

monday, february 2, 2015 8:00pm

8-9pm: Brook Batteau Solo - Pop/Rock/Soul

Brook Batteau, songwriter, guitar player, vocalist extraordinaire, brings you his new CD, People of the Forest, featuring The Planet Told Me. Currently performing in New England and New York, Batteau has been known to travel, alone or with his band. Demented frontman, the mad eponymous magician, who plays around with his voice so you get a little Roy Orbison, a little David Byrne, a little Antony & the Johnsons, a little Barry White, a little Rufus, both Wainwright and Chaka Khan.

monday, february 2, 2015 9:00pm

9-10pm: Joshua Mateo - Singer

Born in the heart of New York City, Joshua Mateo has always shared a passion for creative expression—found in the arts, science and a deep desire to better understand the human condition. Deriving from Puerto Rican descent, Joshua was raised in the Soundview section of the South Bronx, a community that would cultivate and nourish his desire in becoming a singer/songwriter.

monday, february 2, 2015 10:00pm

10-11pm: Accept Yourself - Indie Rock

Concieved in west texas by a NY rapper making a living as a folk musician with dreams of reverb and dancing. original melodies born while stranded in the desert working for mexican cowboys. dreams came true upon making it back to the rustbelt, hitchhiking/etc, and forming a band in detroit...

monday, february 2, 2015 11:00pm

11PM-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, february 3, 2015 6:00pm

6-7pm: Shlomo Franklin - Singer Songwriter

Shlomo Franklin. I'm 18. I grew up on a farm in Bethel NY. My greatest musical influences are Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Johnny Cash, And Slash. I believe deeply in the new generation and I can't wait to have many records out as soon as possible.

tuesday, february 3, 2015 7:00pm

7-9pm: FPP - The First Person Plural Harlem Presents

The First Person Plural Reading Series was founded in 2011 with the hope of bringing more attention to creative communities in Harlem. We began this series by inviting inventive, inspiring writers and artists to showcase work written from a “we” or plural POV. We don’t know what our writers are going to produce, but we do know that it’s always powerful work.

tuesday, february 3, 2015 8:55pm

9pm-12am: Flaca Music Presents

An eclectic music showcase brought to you by Taylor Rich!

tuesday, february 3, 2015 9:00pm

9-10pm: Craig Kierce - Folk/Rock/Pop

From New York City.

tuesday, february 3, 2015 10:00pm

10-11pm: CKAY - Indie Pop

A three-time winner of “Showtime at the Apollo,” CKAY combines a vocal quality comparable to Adele, with the quirky musical nature of Regina Spektor, and epic melodies of bands like Coldplay, Florence and the Machine, and U2. A product of the 90’s, this high-energy, eclectic singer/songwriter is an artist beyond her years, with a rich, explosive sound that is sure to move you. CKAY is currently playing in NYC area. Be sure to check her out.

tuesday, february 3, 2015 11:00pm

11pm-12am: The company Kept - Fusion

tuesday, february 3, 2015 12:00am

12-3:45am: DJ Kamson Junior

DJ Kamson JR of his real name Kamagate Kamson is an Africa Artist/Dj who started his career in 2008. He actually plays all and every kind of Music House,Reggae,Afro-house,HipHop,Coupe decale,Ndombolo,Zaiko,Mandingo,Naija