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friday, april 29, 2016 3:35am

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 5th 2016 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

We are very excited to bring you some of the finest bands from Harlem,,New York and the rest of the world for a day celebration of the arts, music and life! We hope you join us! June 5th 2016 from 12pm to 6 pm at Marcus Garvey Park (18 Mt Morris Park W, New York, NY 10027 / 120 street and 5th Avenue) Bands are welcome to submit at mafrikabooking@gmail.com

friday, april 29, 2016 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 Budweiser, 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 4 pm - 8pm OUTDOOR SEATING AVAILABLE!

friday, april 29, 2016 6:00pm

6-7pm: Men of Jazz

Based in Metro NYC, Men of Jazz is a group of seasoned musicians who are looking to perform live jazz at restaurants, bars, clubs, and music festivals!

friday, april 29, 2016 7:00pm

7-8pm: Gioel Severini- Jazz

Gioel Severini is an italian saxophonist,woodwind and akai ewi player, composer and arranger based in Brooklyn , New York. Before relocating to Brooklyn, he was actively employed in Italy playing shows in some of the most renown clubs and venue like Blue Note,Novara Jazz Festival and many others. He also performed with international singers such as Michael Bublè and John Legend. Gioel moved to New York in 2013.He shortly became notorious in the Brooklyn music scene.In addition to an array of gigs like sideman with International House of Funk, Ernest Ernie & The Sincerities and other various jazz projects, he performs regularly as band leader with his Trio

friday, april 29, 2016 8:00pm

8-9pm: Elizabeth Hunter - Folk / Pop / Blues / Groove

Elizabeth Hunter is bad to the bone in the sweetest way. Her music is caramel and licorice together in a swirl of well-crafted verbiage and catchy melodies and it's all so good. Full band.

friday, april 29, 2016 9:00pm

9-10pm: Rocky Lanes- Modern Rock Alternative Indie R&B

Vocalist Rocky Lanes came to New York City by the way of California and New Orleans. She began collaborating with guitarist Phil Reeves who has performed with rock, blues, and R&B bands in Washington, DC and NYC. Rocky and Phil found their musical harmony by interpreting cover songs of different genres -- alternative, soul, punk, blues, classic rock, reggae, R&B, and pop. They began writing original songs together as they added a drummer and bassist. The first incarnation of Rocky Lanes Band played their debut show in July 2014, and rapidly captured people's attention with their musical intensity and dramatic vocals. In November 2014, Rocky Lanes Band headlined at the legendary venue The Bitter End, and has performed there several times including the headliner spot on Halloween Night 2015 -- the biggest celebration in the Village. The current lineup of band members has brought new sounds and styles to the band's original material and live performances. With Rocky and Phil are bassist David Giron, drummer Danny Giron, and keyboardist Bruno Mejia. Rocky Lanes Band is alternative rock flavored of soul.

friday, april 29, 2016 10:00pm

10pm-12am: Ayoinmotion - Afrobeats/ House/ Hip Hop

The passion and energy embedded in AYo’s lyrical content and performance presence commands attention and has captivated the eyes and ears of both the hip-hop and spoken-word poetry communities. He recently opened for Talib Kweli at the J.Dilla tribute held at Webster Hall. Primarily a NYC-based hiphop artist, AYo plays with his own live band, which blends influences of Afro-Beat from his Nigerian roots with jazz, soul and other musical influences that have likened comparisons to Kanye West, Lupe Fiasco and Bruno Mars.

friday, april 29, 2016 12:00am

12-3.45am: DJ Birane- Tribute to Papa Wemba

A tribute to the King of Congolese Rumba who influenced both music and fashion on the whole African continent by One of NYC's finest African DJ, Birane.

saturday, april 30, 2016 11:35pm

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 5th 2016 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

We are very excited to bring you some of the finest bands from Harlem,,New York and the rest of the world for a day celebration of the arts, music and life! We hope you join us! June 5th 2016 from 12pm to 6 pm at Marcus Garvey Park (18 Mt Morris Park W, New York, NY 10027 / 120 street and 5th Avenue) Bands are welcome to submit at mafrikabooking@gmail.com

saturday, april 30, 2016 6:00pm

6-8pm: Showcase Of Performing Art Acts.

Showcase of performing art acts Hosted By Every Man's Crush Tashion Folkes

saturday, april 30, 2016 8:00pm

8-9pm: Ayanna Martine - Singer Songwriter

Ayanna Martine (born December 11, 1997) is an aspiring singer/songwriter from the Hudson Valley Region of New York. She started writing her own songs as a young teenager and has style that's a combination of Ed Sheeran and Tracy Chapman. Her musical influences run the gambit from Twenty One Pilots to Blink 182 as well as other Pop Punk and Alternative Rock music artists.

saturday, april 30, 2016 9:00pm

9-10pm: Noelle Picara - Eclectic / Folk / Piano-Rock

Hard Rock Piano for use in digging yourself out of graves. Debut album, "My Own Frankenstein," set to be released in October 2014. Accompanied on drums by Brian Viglione (Dresden Dolls, Violent Femmes).

saturday, april 30, 2016 10:00pm

10p-12am: K'reema - Singer Songwriter

Eldest daughter of the legendary King of the Dancehall, Yellowman, K'reema is a powerful vocalist and talented singer, songwriter looking to pave her own path and make her presence felt!

saturday, april 30, 2016 12:00am

12-3:45am: DJ Madi

Start your Saturday night with DJ Madi. He will be playing top chart music until 4am. Naija, soca, hip hop,R&B,dancehall, coupe decale,etc.

sunday, may 1, 2016 3:35am

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 5th 2016 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

We are very excited to bring you some of the finest bands from Harlem,,New York and the rest of the world for a day celebration of the arts, music and life! We hope you join us! June 5th 2016 from 12pm to 6 pm at Marcus Garvey Park (18 Mt Morris Park W, New York, NY 10027 / 120 street and 5th Avenue) Bands are welcome to submit at mafrikabooking@gmail.com

sunday, may 1, 2016 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 1, 2016 8:00pm

8pm-12am: Jerry Joseph & The Jackmormons - Rock & Roll

"Come on out this Sunday for an extra special celebration & let Jerry Joseph & his full band hit you right in the middle of your soul as they perform 2 full sets of songs both new & old from his vast catalog. You'll be glad that you did. Can you feel the love??"

sunday, may 1, 2016 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 2, 2016 3:35am

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 5th 2016 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

We are very excited to bring you some of the finest bands from Harlem,,New York and the rest of the world for a day celebration of the arts, music and life! We hope you join us! June 5th 2016 from 12pm to 6 pm at Marcus Garvey Park (18 Mt Morris Park W, New York, NY 10027 / 120 street and 5th Avenue) Bands are welcome to submit at mafrikabooking@gmail.com

monday, may 2, 2016 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 4 pm - 8pm

monday, may 2, 2016 6:00pm

6-7pm: Misery Loves Company - Folk, rock, country and reggae

Our repertoire is a combination of Folk, Blues, Rock and Reggae plus some original tunes.Featuring: Jerry McCord (Guitar, Vocals) Susan Kaessinger (Vocals, Guitar, Percussion) Buddy Grecco (Harmonica, 12-String Guitar, Guitar, Vocals)

monday, may 2, 2016 7:00pm

7-8pm: Blind Suns-Melancholic Surf / Dream Pop / Shoegaze

"Loin de s’ennuyer dans leurs projets respectifs, les deux fondateurs du groupe angevin Scarlet, Dorota Kuszewska et Romain Lejeune (également leader du groupe psyché Eagles Gift) aiment se lancer de nouveaux défis. Le dernier en date, après la création de leur propre label Wild Valley en novembre 2013, The Blind Suns, projet dream pop très aérien." (par Fred Lombard/indiemusic.fr)

monday, may 2, 2016 8:00pm

8-9pm: Tutlie - Folk / Indie / Eclectic

Called "one of Philly's most imaginative bands" by Philadelphia's WXPN, Tutlie carries both the dark and the light in equal measure.

monday, may 2, 2016 9:00pm

9-10pm: Eddy Marshall Trio- Blues/ Folk

We are Eddy Marshall. A seven piece folk band comprised of musicians who are currently students at Berklee College of Music. The band is led by yours truly, I am a guitarist and a singer from Northern Virginia and I originally put the band together to play on my debut EP: "Life On Mass Avenue" and we decided that playing together is so much fun that we should take the show out of the studio and on the road. Our music is inspired by the upbeat chords of Paul Simon, Hillary Reynolds and Robbie Schaefer and our lyrics are written about anything and everything you can imagine. We feature guitar, piano, bass, drums, fiddle and various vocalists in addition to Eddy Marshall that have been known to write their own radio hits from time to time. After a debut show in the new Berklee Caf in Boston Massachusetts, the band took a month to prep for its debut tour ranging from Owls Head, Maine to Charlottesville, Virginia. Eddy Marshall is now based in New York City and is preparing to release a brand new EP with a brand new sound in May and tour indefinitely in the following months.

monday, may 2, 2016 10:00pm

10-11pm: Lust from Japan- Rock

Japanese rock band in New York

tuesday, may 3, 2016 3:35am

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 5th 2016 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

We are very excited to bring you some of the finest bands from Harlem,,New York and the rest of the world for a day celebration of the arts, music and life! We hope you join us! June 5th 2016 from 12pm to 6 pm at Marcus Garvey Park (18 Mt Morris Park W, New York, NY 10027 / 120 street and 5th Avenue) Bands are welcome to submit at mafrikabooking@gmail.com

tuesday, may 3, 2016 6:00pm

6-7pm: Aaron Quinn Trio-Jazz

Aaron Quinn (b. 1986 Stamford, CT) Photo Cred Stephanie Ewen is an active guitarist in the Midwest region who has recently moved to Brooklyn, New York. While attending high school at the acclaimed School for Creative and Performing Arts in Cincinnati, and the Conservatory of Capital University in Columbus, he honed his musical ability with persistent study of iconic figures ranging from Oliver Messiaen to Trent Reznor.

tuesday, may 3, 2016 7:00pm

7-8pm: Tsuyoshi Yamamoto - Jazz

Tsuyoshi Yamamoto is a drummer, percussionist, composer, arranger, and educator from Nagoya, Japan. He began playing drums in Japan as a teenager, excelling in rock, and funk.

tuesday, may 3, 2016 8:00pm

8-9pm: The Sensational Country Blues Wonders

"The Sensational Country Blues Wonders!" are a unique entity in the NY/NJ music scene. They consider themselves the only guitar/vocal duo that mixes equal parts Rockabilly, Country and genuine guitar Gospel music with a spoonful of greasy Blues to wash it all down.

tuesday, may 3, 2016 9:00pm

9-10pm: Noli Spy Ypsilon Band- Pop/ Rock/Reggae

Noli Spy Ypsilon (NSY) band was founded on the idea of entertaining people. Ever since our name was established, we have endeavored to provide help where the need is greatest. Our band is made up of highly professional musicians around New York City. We advocate for those who need our service. Even a little help goes a long way. That is why we are especially happy to find new costumers who share our commitment to doing good in this industry. Do you want to support us by helping with our gig? Then do not hesitate to contact us. You are always greatly appreciated!

wednesday, may 4, 2016 3:35am

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 5th 2016 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

We are very excited to bring you some of the finest bands from Harlem,,New York and the rest of the world for a day celebration of the arts, music and life! We hope you join us! June 5th 2016 from 12pm to 6 pm at Marcus Garvey Park (18 Mt Morris Park W, New York, NY 10027 / 120 street and 5th Avenue) Bands are welcome to submit at mafrikabooking@gmail.com

wednesday, may 4, 2016 6:00pm

6-7pm: Yoshiki Miura Group - Jazz/Funk/Bossa Nova

20 years veterans performing in the New York City area, with a funky, energetic jazz sound. His music crosses the traditional modern jazz boundaries, injecting R&B, and Latin styles.

wednesday, may 4, 2016 7:00pm

7-8pm: Cameron Mizell Organ Trio- Jazz

Freelance guitarist, educator, and music industry consultant, Cameron Mizell has built a reputation of consistent, quality professionalism. He performs frequently in New York City with a wide variety of ensembles, covering a wide variety of repertoire. As a guitarist, Mizell has released four albums as a leader. His latest, The Edge Of Visibility, is his first solo recording of original compositions and in studio improvisations, utilizing looping and effects to create dynamic and unique tones. Teaching private guitar and mandolin lessons has been a steady part of Mizell's routine for nearly 20 years. He has written lessons for his own website and Premier Guitar, and most regularly teaches on Skype, to students across the United States. Mizell's experience at Universal Music Group's Verve Records, along with being an independent artist, has given him unique insight into the greater music industry. He has consulted for a variety of artists and labels, specializing in production and creative management. Currently he is working with a small, artist run jazz label,

wednesday, may 4, 2016 8:00pm

8-9pm: Hive - Fusion

Members of Hive have played extensively in New York and the states, and have appeared internationally in Germany, France and the Netherlands. Collectively, members of the trio have played the following venues: Pianos, Cake Shop, 12-Nights Miami: Electronic Music and Arts Festival, San Francisco Festival of Contemporary Music, Subterranean Art House, The Stone, Merkin Concert Hall, The Firehouse Space, Vaudeville Park, Arelene’s Grocery, ABC No Rio, The Secrete Theatre, Volksbhune, The Salvador Dali Museum, The Path Café, Goodbye Blue Monday, The Way Station, The Gutter, Le Temps Machine, Silvana, An Beal Bacht, Botanica, The Queens Kickshaw, and Melkweg, amongst numerous other venues.

wednesday, may 4, 2016 9:00pm

9-10pm: Kojo Stone - Soul Singer

Kojo Stone is a multi-talented soul-singer who is actively aspiring to emerge as a leading male vocalist and songwriter. He is a refreshing hybrid of hip-hop and Soul often referred to as "Neo-Soul". He recently began working with I.T.I.S.Entertainment and we are so excited about the future......Stay Tuned!!!

wednesday, may 4, 2016 10:00pm

10-11pm - Evan Brum & Band - 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 4, 2016 11:00pm

11pm-12am: Tree House -Reggae Jam Rock

East Coast Reggae Jam Rock band, TreeHouse! jams hundreds of shows a year, sharing stages with 311, SOJA, Steel Pulse, Dirty Heads, The Wailers, Pepper, and more, as well as spreading their music and their message to thousands of people who are ready for something refreshingly new. The TreeHouse! single, "Blessings" was picked by Stephen Marley and Ky-Mani Marley as one of the top 20 out of hundreds of contestants in the Marley's Music Uprising. With two official albums out on iTunes and a 3rd on the way, over 7000 fans and growing, and solid touring from Florida to Vermont to Tennessee to the Virgin Islands, and every festival in between, this band is thriving in 2016!

thursday, may 5, 2016 6:00pm

6-7pm: The Jack Squared Quartet -Jazz

Jack Waugh is one of the most talked about up and coming guitar players in the DC area. He has performed at venues including the Strathmore, the 930 Club, Jammin' Java, Twins Jazz Club, and Somethin Jazz Club in NYC. He has played in groups of various styles including jazz, rock, fusion, and pop, and is being noted for his compositional skill as well as his remarkable musicianship.

thursday, may 5, 2016 7:00pm

7-8pm: Brad Shepik's NYU World Ensemble - Jazz

Brad Shepik- guitar Dara Karbossian- tenor saxophone Eric Quinn- trombone Miguel Gallardo- keyboards Gary Rosenak- guitar Jesse Byram-Carter-bass Ken Ychicawa-drums "Electric folk from the Balkans to Brookyn and beyond"

thursday, may 5, 2016 8:00pm

8-9pm: Chartwell Dutiro with Timbila- Traditional

New York based Afrodelic group, Timbila - a band dedicated to adapting traditional music from Zimbabwe and Mozambique with a rock ‘n’ roll attitude, collaborate with Chartwell Dutiro, one of the most remarkable and unusual mbira masters of Zimbabwe. Chartwell Dutiro, with his deep gifted knowledge of mbira, is on a mission to heal souls, bridge cultures, and change the world. This collaboration stands alone in its beauty and capacity to transcend genres, open hearts and rock the house! https://soundcloud.com/timbila

thursday, may 5, 2016 9:00pm

9-10pm: Latoya - Singer

Two years ago, Latoya Songstress Cooper didn’t just get lucky at a chance to live her dreams. She chose to weave her dreams into a very real and very tangible part of her life. “When something is your passion, there’s no fighting it,” she says. A classically trained vocalist and guitarist, Latoya grew up performing songs by Whitney Houston, Denise Williams, Melissa Morgan, Teena Marie, Oleta Adams, Anita Baker, and Nancy Wilson. "Singing is how I connect with God. That's the reason singing and songwriting is so important to me,” the songstress says. “I stopped singing for 10 years due to life situations, but I have a second chance to get things right." Two years ago she returned to the music world and has performed before sold-out audiences, with international artists, and made guest appearances at various churches and events in the Dallas and Oklahoma City areas. Latoya is committed to serving her community through weekly voluntarism and working with children to cultivate their passion for the arts.

thursday, may 5, 2016 10:00pm

10-11pm: Mishti - Pop

Freddie King meets Kate Bush in Palestine... in Power Trio form? Why not?! Joining vocalist/guitarist/songwriter Mishti are R&B funk-master Anthony Candullo on bass (Live Society, Myles Mancuso) and metal/groove king Matt Graff on Drums (The Brighton Beat, Chevonne and the Fuzz, 6th Degree). For more information, please check out www.mishti.com

thursday, may 5, 2016 11:00pm

11pm-12am: Cuzins The Band- Rock/ Blues/ Funk

Eclectic team of music professionals (we never fuck up) who's been jamming together since 70's. Freelancing on various music projects for major labels like Atlantic and Warner Bros Music Group we've decided to get together as a friendly collective to fight dark side of music industry and bring the light on our fans, who are also our friends, who are also our cuzins..

thursday, may 5, 2016 12:00am

12-3:45am: DJ Nenim from Nigeria

N3NiM is a DJ/Producer & Mixing Engineer with some fruitful years of experience. His stronghold is House music, more specifically Afrofunk & Soul, Funk, Afrobeat, Hip Hop . He also makes his own beats and remixes.