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   February 21

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 17th 2018 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

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Join us June 17th 2018 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.

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

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$2 Shrine Lager, Pabst Blue Ribbon - $3 for Select Draft Beer - $4 Guinness Draft - $5 Glass of Wine - $5 Frozen Margarita, Frozen Pina Colada - $7 Buffalo Wings with French Fries or Plantains - ***4-8pm***

***Check out Yatenga French Bistro***

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www.yatengabistro.com
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

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

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$2 Shrine Lager, Pabst Blue Ribbon - $3 for Select Draft Beer - $4 Guinness Draft - $5 Glass of Wine - $5 Frozen Margarita, Frozen Pina Colada - $7 Buffalo Wings with French Fries or Plantains - ***4-8pm***

6-7pm: Sebastian Acosta from Ecuador - Jazz

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www.facebook.com/sebasacostao/
Sebastian Acosta is a Guitar player and singer born in Ecuador and half French. He began to play the guitar at 16 playing rock and metal passing to Blues and traditional rock as well as traditional and contemporary jazz. He studied a jazz Performance undergrad at Universidad San Francisco (Berklee Network) in Quito-Ecuador and played with several gig bands and different musical projects during his studies.

7-8pm: Andrew Schiller - Jazz

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www.soundcloud.com/andrewschiller-1
Andrew Schiller is currently residing in Brooklyn, NY after finishing a master’s degree in jazz bass performance at the New England Conservatory. A native of Phoenix, he graduated from Arizona State University under the musical direction of Michael Kocour. His personal mentors have been Ken Schaphorst, Donny McCaslin, Ralph Alessi, and Frank Carlberg. His bass teachers have been jazz legends such as John Clayton, Dave Holland, and John Lockwood.

8pm-3:45am: Maria Davis Mad Wednesday's & R&B Against AIDS

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www.nydailynews.com/new-york/uptown/affable-ambassador-hiv-aids-article-1.1257343
Maria Davis/"Mad Wednesday's" New Artist Showcase has been in existence since 1994, showcasing R&B, Hip Hop, Gospel, Reggae & Poetry. Maria Davis AIDS Activist/Survivor is the Producer and Host of "Mad Wednesday's" many premiere artist has grace our stage "Jay Z", "50 Cents","Alyson Williams" "Brian McKnight", "Anthony Hamilton", "Donelle Jones", "Missy Elliott", "Monica" DJ Funk Master Flex, DJ Red Alert, DJ ACE Comedians "Bill Bellamy", "Bernie Mac", "Talent" and the list goes on. Mad Wednesday's has now incorporated a live band Featuring "karl Browne" (Key Boards), "Lil Sean" (Drums), "Melvin Koonce" (lead Guitar) & "Al Brisbane" (lead Bass) and DJ Bring Em Out. Maria Davis believes it is not just about the music but, education, awareness, self empowerment, & community. To book an artist for Mad Wednesday's contact 646-765-0689 or davismaria@msn.com
February 22

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 17th 2018 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

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Join us June 17th 2018 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.

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

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$2 Shrine Lager, Pabst Blue Ribbon - $3 for Select Draft Beer - $4 Guinness Draft - $5 Glass of Wine - $5 Frozen Margarita, Frozen Pina Colada - $7 Buffalo Wings with French Fries or Plantains - ***4-8pm***

***Check out Yatenga French Bistro***

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www.yatengabistro.com
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

6-7pm: Tammy Brown- Jazz

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www.instagram.com/shrineharlem
An evening of world music, Featuring the jazz stylings of TAMMY BROWN With Rebecca Levinson on piano Thursday, February 22, 2018 From 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

7-8pm: James Beaudreau Band - Jazz Rock / Jam Band

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www.facebook.com/jamesbeaudreauband/
Former Billy Nayer Show guitarist and solo experimental performer and recordist James Beaudreau plays songs from the folk, country & rock traditions.

9-10pm: Isaiah Jamel- Alternative Christian / Soul

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www.facebook.com/isaiahjamel1
Isaiah Jamel is a humble Singer/Songwriter/Musician who is taking his music to new levels. Soulful, Original and Relevant have been words used to describe the versatility heard throughout his musical portraits.

10-11pm: Smax - Caribbean Rock

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www.smaxmusic.com
A citizen of the world stemming from Port-Au-Prince, Haiti Smax Music is very much connected to his Haitian Roots which forms the underlying base of his musical inspirations. Smax Music's sound is an eclectic mix of a variety of Caribbean Music and Rock. Smax Music started out as a self taught musician, solo artist around 2002. Driven by the idea to have a positive impact on the lives of people using music as tool. Enjoy Life is not only the fundamental message in his craft but also his motto. In 2011 Smax Music formed his band starting with his wife MelimeL percussionist, Tom Fitzpatrick Bassist. Three years later recorded his debut album titled Enjoy Life.

11pm-12am: The Merrymaker's Orchestrina- Rock / Funk / Blues

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www.themerrymakersorchestrina.com/
The Merrymaker’s Orchestrina is a New York-based trio featuring the musings of guitarist-vocalist, Ryan Shivdasani, drummer, Danny Wolf and bassist, Jack Redford. Although classically trained jazz musicians, the band's influences in various styles of rock, funk, and blues have influenced their sound and helped create their forthcoming EP, "Act 3".

12-3:45am: DJ Nenim from Nigeria

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www.djnenim.com
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.
February 23

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 17th 2018 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

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Join us June 17th 2018 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.

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

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$2 Shrine Lager, Pabst Blue Ribbon - $3 for Select Draft Beer - $4 Guinness Draft - $5 Glass of Wine - $5 Frozen Margarita, Frozen Pina Colada - $7 Buffalo Wings with French Fries or Plantains - ***4-8pm***

***Check out Yatenga French Bistro***

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www.yatengabistro.com
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

6-7:30pm: Rodrigo Bonelli Quintet- Brazilian Jazz

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www.rodrigobonelli.com
The latin jazz music of Rodrigo Bonelli combines driving rhythmic patterns from Afro-Cuban and Brazilian styles along with highly inspired melodies to convey the group's message. Whether they play intensely or at a more relaxed tempo, the compositions all share rich melodies and the musicians strong interplay always shines through. They will be joined by amazing and versatile singer Erin Blatti.

7:30-9pm: Sassquatch from Maine - Fusion / Rock / Jazz

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www.facebook.com/SassquatchBand/
Sassquatch is a fusion band made up of musicians from many backgrounds playing many genres to create a totally new sound and very awesome vibes. Check 'em out while they're here in town!

9-10pm: Idle Kyle- Rock Fusion

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www.idlekyle.com
Idle Kyle is a rock fusion band based out of State College, Pennsylvania. The group includes keyboardist/vocalist Nicole Schaefer, percussionist Sebastian Goodridge, bassist Jesse Wisch, and guitarist Nathan Cutshall. Idle Kyle has been at it for a little over a year, spicing up a classic rock foundation with elements of funk, blues and jazz.

10pm-12am: Bruff Da Crowd Pleaser- Rock / R&B / Hip Hop

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www.facebook.com/bruff.crowdpleaser
The wait is over, DaCrowdPleaSeR is here!, if you want entertainment you come to the right place I'm not a Singer, not a Rapper- not even an entertainer Ladies and Gentlemen and especially ladies BruffdaCrowdpPleaSer is a CULT FIGuRE!!

12-3.45am: DJ Birane from Ivory Coast

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www.facebook.com/birane.thiam.526
One of NYC's finest African DJ, the best coupé decallé, hiphop & RnB, dancehall, soca, Zouk, Naija, and salsa in the city.
February 24

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 17th 2018 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

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Join us June 17th 2018 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.

***Check out Yatenga French Bistro***

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www.yatengabistro.com
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

6-7pm: Daniel Tamayo -Jazz

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www.daniel-tamayo.com
Born in Medellin, Colombia in 1989, jazz guitarist and composer Daniel Tamayo started his formal music studies at EAFIT University in 2007, where after his Jazz guitar bachelor, completed a Master in Music Composition with Full Scholarship. In 2015 Daniel was awarded the DAAD Scholarship for postgraduate studies in music composition at the Hochschule für Musik Köln, Germany, currently in progress. During his studies Daniel has been active as a guitar player and composer with different projects around Europe.

7-8pm: Troll2- Folk / Punk

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www.facebook.com/Trolltwo/
Troll 2 is a group of Boston-based songwriters with folk, blues, and punk influences. Upbeat tempos with gritty, raw lyrics and quartet harmonies, they will leave all audiences stunned by the freshness of their sound.

8-9pm: Pinkie Promise- Folk / Soul

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www.pinkiepromisemusic.wixsite.com/pinkiepromise
Musical portraits, poems, letters in song, questions of herself, a promise of love, tenderness, rage, and exploration -- this is the music of Pinkie Promise. You can expect one hell of a story embedded in each composition, told through the adventurous harmony and sincere lyrics written by singer, Kaitlin Pelkey. Pinkie Promise will make you feel things, it wants to walk with you, and it wants you to wonder.

9-10pm: The Ethan Jano Band - Folk Rock

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www.ethanjanomusic.com
Jano’s guttural vocals and peculiar delivery seem to have a direct connection to the dustbowl protest songs of the 30’s and 50’s, which blended traditional folk with rhythm and blues; a musical style inherited from a working class life that he has always known. Ethan’s day job entails creating custom hardwood architecture at a Lumber mill in Boswell, PA – a town that has suffered greatly during the economic downturn.

10pm-12am: Nabaas Noogo- Music from Burkina Faso

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fsta04UcAmY
"The singer performer Arun and this talented guitarist Shaggy from Burkina Faso 🇧🇫 will take you everywhere in the world 🌎 with different type of music 🎶 sung in different languages... One thing is sure, you won't be bored..."

12-3:45am: DJ Fols from Nigeria

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www.hulkshare.com/DJ_FOLS
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”.
February 25

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 17th 2018 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

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Join us June 17th 2018 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.

3-6pm: New Caucus of the PSC - Fundraising Event

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Howard Meltzer and Rosemary George - Sondheim-Gershwin Nancy Atlas - Labor and anti-war songs Kramer Jazz Trio - with Bertha Hope (piano) and Greg Chen (bass) Wally Rosenthal - guitar and vocals

6-8pm: The Shrine Jazz Jam Session

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Join us at Shrine for a weekly Jam Session every Sunday evening. Bring your instruments and come ready to play!

8-10pm: MH the Verb x ArtHouse95 - Live Hip Hop

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www.mhtheverb.com
With unique style and sound, the multi-talented MC/ DJ/ Producer, MH the Verb is quickly becoming one of the East Coast's top crossover artists. Drawing from his diverse range of musical influences, MH the Verb bridges the rhythmic foundation of jazz with the new age sounds of electro-pop and Hip Hop.

10pm-12am: The Zebulonites - Reggae

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www.facebook.com/thezebulonites/
A collection of some of New York's finest reggae veterans have combined forces to bring you an all new original roots reggae act - The Zebulonite

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

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www.facebook.com/CrownKingsNYC/
"Crown Kings Reggae Sundays" DJ Ceace *Dj Blue Steele *DJ Rio *Kimani
February 26

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 17th 2018 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

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Join us June 17th 2018 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.

6-7pm: Mark Shock- Alt-country

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www.markshockmusic.com/music
New York based singer-songwriter Mark Shock grew up in St. Clair Shores, MI, spending most of his youth dreaming of being an actor, writer and singer. His love of performing led him to Wayne State University in Detroit where he received a degree in acting. Mark then spent three years in the Detroit area acting in plays, musicals, films and commercials, as well as performing in a musical revue at CASINO Windsor in Ontario.

7-8pm: Gil Schwartz- Jazz

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=7UoIWXAkygE
Gil Schwartz plays warm Swingin Jazz from the heart of the Big Apple!

8pm-12am: Late Nights at The Shrine - Showcase

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Our event is a live music event that displays a wide variety of music genres, such as but not limited to R&B, soul, pop, funk, and alternative. At the end of the night there is an open mic that is held and artist can choose to sing, or do poetry with the band or their own track.

12-3:45am: DJ Natt from Japan

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www.soundcloud.com/djnatt
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.
February 27

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 17th 2018 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

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Join us June 17th 2018 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.

6-7pm: Reverend Codger - Singer / Songwriter

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www.facebook.com/reverendcodger/?fref=ts
Neil Murphy is a singer-songwriter guitarist based in New York City who has been chronicling his personal foibles, obsessions and observations for audiences for years. He has recently taken to performing as Reverend Codger and will be appearing as such at Silvana this evening.

7-8pm: Andrew Latona- Jazz

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www.soundcloud.com/andrew-latona/sets/introducing-drew-tones
Andrew Latona clearly has something to say each time he picks up a guitar, paintbrush or pen. His art is a fresh expression of modern and classical forms and ideas. Known for his ability to engage students, fellow musicians and audiences alike, Latona is a sought after guitarist, teacher and collaborator.

8-9pm: Chk-Chk- Jazz / Rock

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=-8w7PLQ6V5c
Come explore a new universe! Chk-Chk is an experimental art-folk band that formed in early 2017. Their sound has been described as gritty, dark, moody, but always wholesome, energetic and meditative. Coming straight out of the Brooklyn experimental scene; Chk-Chk has influences ranging from Jazz, Noise-rock and Punk. The band will take their listeners to a journey. A journey of tears, laughs and transformative ecstasy.

9-10pm: RIIZA- Rock

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www.facebook.com/bandriiza
We are a four piece hard rock, rock, alternative, blues rock band from Bedford, NY area. We are always looking for gigs to get our name heard.

10pm-12am: Manny's boogaloo Crew - Latin / Jazz / Funk / Salsa

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www.facebook.com/Mannys-Boogaloo-Crew-158711497527014/?fref=mentions
"Manny's Boogaloo Crew" is a LATIN FUNK Band Lead by Eusebio 'MANNY' Montanez. Manny is al Rumbero, born in west Harlem & raised in the Bronx. Growing up a few blocks from the Apollo Theater, then later cutting his teeth on the (Rumba) jam sessions in the Bronx, just around the corner from the Hunt's Point Palace. Manny's experiences reflect the music that captivated New York during the 60's & 70's. The Band lays down cool Afro-cuban Rumba, laced with Funky R&B sounds, pushed by the Latin mellow of the Boogaloo groove.

12-3:45am: DJ Kraff Swgr

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www.kraffmusic.com
DJ Kraff Swgr is a young, determined DJ/producer. He loves all kinds of music and believes it has the power to help, as well as inspire others. His intent is to showcase it in such a way that it can be a positive influence on everyone he encounters.
February 28

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 17th 2018 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

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Join us June 17th 2018 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.

6-7pm: Sarabeth- Singer / Songwriter

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www.soundcloud.com/sarabeth-weszely/sets/childhood-album
Sarabeth’s pop-folk tunes tow the line between quirky poetry and soulful lament.

7-8pm: Wataru Uchida - Jazz

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www.wataruuchida.com
We will Wataru’s original tunes from the new album, Predawn Shenanigans Club, and modern jazz tunes by legendary tenor saxophonists, such as Joe Henderson, Sam Rivers. Wataru Uchida tenor sax Yago Vãzquez keyboard Paul Sanwald bass Malik Washington drums

8-9pm: African Fiddle Fusion Project

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www.andrewfinnmagill.com/
Fiddler/Violinist Andrew Finn Magill and Afro-vibes artist Peter Mawanga come from continents apart but have been making music together ever since their 2010 MTV-funded concept album Mau a Malawi: Stories of AIDS. Successful musicians in their respective worlds of American and Afro-pop, they bring together these influences in original songs in Chichewa and English.

9-10pm: Dominic and Color Me Blind- Pop / Soul

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www.dominicandthecolormeblind.com
Color Me Blind, featuring the winner of TV’s Your Big Break Dominic Hackshaw, plays the most popular songs across all genres LIVE! This unique concert experience features musical performances of the top hits from yesterday and today.

10-11pm: Touque- R&B

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www.facebook.com/Touque-1583412518412230/
"(Touque) sounds like those ultra-veteran players who've done so much and played so much that they don't care what anyone thinks anymore and just go wild." -- Brent Butterworth, contributing writer, JazzTimes and SoundStage

11pm-12am: Charles Walker Band - Funk Blues R&B

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www.walkerband.com
With a scope that includes straight blues, up-to-date R&B, and Robert Johnson's "Stones in My Passway" reimagined with a heavy funk rhythm, Used and Defiant (Ehlona Records) is an appealing release from Wisconsin's Charles Walker Band. Saxophonist and primary songwriter Walker works with a tough band fronted by Miss Shanna Jackson, a supple singer who can evince jazzy cool and evoke raw emotion. "Funky Sexy" is pure satin-sheets soul with a hint of reggae; "Stomped All Over" rivals the latest of late-night blues; and "Exquisite Soul" updates "Tighten Up." "One (Nation Under U.S.)" and the title track address political and social topics. - See more at: http://www.walkerband.com/press/#sthash.03LiuqYY.dpuf

12-3:45am: DJ Dakar

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www.soundcloud.com/dj-dakar-nyc
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.
March 1

6-7pm: Tiffany Moore- Singer Songwrirter

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=5O7fE6fR730
As a young girl growing up in the city of Paterson, NJ, Tiffany Moore discovered her passion by watching a solo singer sing in the choir at the age of seven. Tiffany then moved to Queens, NY, two years later. Now at the age of 22, the flame still burns within, like never before. As a child of four in a sports' centered family, being the only singer, made it difficult to even consider the music industry. Music had sparked a burning flame within her that made her feel unique as a child growing up. She could not stop singing so much that it overflowed to church, on stages, and even a performing arts high school that provided experience for her.

7-8pm: Ania Anahata- pop / rock

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www.redheels.com.pl/en/
Red Heels it’s the first female pop-rock strings in Poland, which combines sound of classical instruments with genres such as pop, rock, jazz, and electronic music. GIrls are giving completely show consists music, acting and dancing.. This time Ania- violinist, leader and the group founder represents Red Heels during the trip in USA. ***Look out! *** Red Heels is taking part in the present casting of America Got Talent! Keep your thingers crossed! :)

8-9pm: $5 Dollar Bill Valentine - Funk / Rock / Soul

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www.facebook.com/5DollarBillValentineTheDowntimePlayers/
$5 Bill Valentine and The Downtime Players are a 6 piece bucket of Funky Fried Soul and Blues guaranteed to get you stompin’ and hollerin’ with their infectious grooves!

9-10pm: Prince Royal - Reggae / R&B

www.youtube.com/watch?v=naDYCUmO7ms
Twenty-three year old roots reggae artist Prince Royal was born and raised in St. Catherine, Jamaica. Now living in Bloomfield , Connecticut, Royal is striving to create a new sound by fusing roots reggae with Rhythm n Blues , spread Jah word and message through music. In fact, Royal just released his first roots project called “Kandah Way to Foothills Way” which explores his experiences with moving from his home land in Jamaica to America. New Album "Mental Revolution" Was recorded on a 8 track tape recorder . Distributed by vpal music of vp records on june 23 , the album is available on all major platforms

10-11pm: Whiskey Killers - Zydeco / Tex-Mex

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www.youtu.be/n861yCLBwdk
NYC-based band that plays Border Rock: Zydeco, Tex-Mex and Chicano music, as well as other roots grooves.

11pm-12am:Pork Chop Willie - Blues

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www.porkchopwillie.com
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.

12-3:45am: DJ Nenim from Nigeria

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www.djnenim.com
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.
March 2

6-7pm: Furmi Gomez 4tet- Jazz

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www.furmigomez.com
Furmi Gomez (1981) is a saxophone player from Barcelona (Spain) living in New York City (U.S.A.). ​ Furmi has been playing saxophone for more then 20 years. He graduated with Masters and Bachelors degrees at the Royal Conservatory at The Hague (The Netherlands). ​ There he fostered what became one of the most successful jazz clubs in the country, playing from the beginning weekly gigs for years. ​ Although Furmi is most specialized in Jazz music, he has performed and recorded in projects of varied music styles such as rock, fusion, ethnic, pop, latin, and classical. He has performed around the world, with Grammy nominated musicians, and artists of many different nationalities.

7-8pm: Alicyn Yaffee Trio- Jazz

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www.sonicbids.com/band/alicynyaffee/
Alicyn Yaffee is one of the next generation of talented and inspiring young jazz musicians to come out of Northern California. Now based in New York City, Alicyn's debut album, "Someone Else" features all original songs exuding the pensive intensity and lushness of artists like Alanis Morissette and Joni Mitchell.

8-9pm: Pretty Saro- Acoustic Roots

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www.facebook.com/PrettySaroBand/
Pretty Saro is an acoustic roots quartet from Boston, MA, fusing traditional styles, such as bluegrass, old-time, Celtic, with modern ideas from genres including jazz, funk, & Latin music, to create a unique and exciting musical experience. We just released our group's first EP which includes original compositions, as well as original arrangements of traditional tunes.

9-10pm: Jake Kulak & The Lowdown - Blues / Rock

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www.facebook.com/jakekulakmusic/
Connecticut guitarist and vocalist, Jake Kulak, has quickly gained attention for his soulful guitar solos and impressive improvisational skills. “I have been told that my skill at improvising is what makes me stand out from other guitar players. It is just something I have always loved to do and I think it shows in my music,” says Jake. Jake is a three-time recipient of the Blues Foundation Generation Blues Scholarship and this year had the huge honor of being named one of their “Blues Kids”.

12-3.45am: DJ Birane from Ivory Coast

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www.facebook.com/birane.thiam.526
One of NYC's finest African DJ, the best coupé decallé, hiphop & RnB, dancehall, soca, Zouk, Naija, and salsa in the city.
March 3

6-7pm: Kyle K. Green - Jazz

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www.kylekgreen.com
Born in a small town in the Midwest, Kyle grew up listening to a diverse range of music. Through his parents he was exposed primarily to Celtic, Country, Folk, and Rock music. Listening to artist from these genres of music aided in developing a musical sensibility that is continually reflected in Kyle’s playing. In his teens, Kyle was immersed in a music scene that was defined by heavy guitar riffs and shredding guitar solos. Rock music had taken over the local scene as well as Kyle’s musical interest for several years. Later, in his early twenties, Kyle was exposed to jazz music. The new textures sounds, and rhythms that Jazz offered, changed his playing forever. Kyle Spent his mid twenties traveling the globe performing as a guitarist with recording artist from both the UK and USA.

7-8pm: Shevelovin' Quartet - Funk / Jazz

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www.livamp.com/performances/shevelovinquartet-silvana/
Smooth, upbeat, dynamic Manhattan-based funk and jazz group led by Mykola Shevelov.

8-9pm: Mitchell Quartet - Rock / Blues

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www.robertmitchell1.bandcamp.com
Robert Mitchell has been a performing, touring, recording artist since 1980. Performing in all original bands: GLASS HOUSE and WILDLIFE and RAJA and CINEMATIK, Mitchell also played as a sideman with numerous NYC and Boston bands. Currently leading the MITCHELL TRIO, Robert remains eager to play more shows.

9-10pm: Justo- Soul / R&B

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www.justoontario.com
Hailing from the suburbs of DC (Northern Virginia), and now residing in New York, Justo aims to make history with his eclectic sound of Soul and R&B. Justo Ontario has a voice that’s both strong and vulnerable. His eclectic sound of soul and R&B is often compared to Miguel, Maxwell, Prince, and D’Angelo. He has opened up for Grammy Award Winning singer Elle Varner, Grammy Nominated singer B.O.B and legendary E.U. Band. Justo has ability to reach every type of listener and music afectionado: from the anti-mainstream music coffee-shop hipsters, to the most modern of music-heads.

10pm-12am: Kakande - Music from West Africa

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www.jumbierecords.com/kakande/
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 .

12-3:45am: DJ Fols from Nigeria

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www.hulkshare.com/DJ_FOLS
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”.
March 4

3-4:30pm: 'Brown Sugar' a Sunday Brunch Comedy Show

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www.eventbrite.com/e/chocolate-sundays-tickets-38091005222
Chocolate Sundays is a new comedy show at The Shrine, bringing out talented comedians from all over, some of which you may have seen on Comedy Central, ComicView, B.E.T, MTV, Vh1, Conan, and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Come grab a mimosa, eat a delicious meal, and enjoy the show!

6-8pm: The Shrine Jazz Jam Session w / Andrew Kushnir

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Join us at Shrine for a weekly Jam Session every Sunday evening. Bring your instruments and come ready to play!

8-11pm: The Shrine Big Band - Jazz

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www.myspace.com/573768892
The Shrine Big Band is a 15-piece big band, with three trumpets, three trombones, four saxes, flute, piano, guitar, bass, and drums. Come and experience the experimental and hard-swinging sounds every first Sunday of the month from 8pm-11pm!

11pm-12am: Challenger - Reggae

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www.facebook.com/Challengermusic1
Born on the island of Dominica in the Caribbean, Challenger was surrounded by the ever pulsating tunes of calypso, soca, reggae, and the music rooted from the island itself, bouyon; a style of music that blends all of the music from the Caribbean. At a very young age he was mesmerized by music and had his first real hands-on experience with a group called Bells Combo, a band that originated in his home village. Challenger saw how passionate the musicians were about their craft which encouraged him to take his own art seriously. At age 16, Challenger found a niche in the music business as he scaled through genres like Hip Hop, Zouk, Soca, Bouyon, and Reggae. Though career possibilities seemed slim coming from such a small island, he channeled his love for music by touching genres which were more familiar to his ear.

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

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www.facebook.com/CrownKingsNYC/
"Crown Kings Reggae Sundays" DJ Ceace *Dj Blue Steele *DJ Rio *Kimani
March 5

6-7pm: ANANDA Duo- Jazz

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=o1LqKiNiccg&feature=youtu.be
Two up and coming jazz guitarists at Columbia decided to form a group to experiment with original compositions and their favorite standards. Inspired by Peter Bernstein, Kurt Rosenwinkel, and Wes Montgomery, ANANDA duo explores the line where modern and traditional jazz meets.

7-8pm: Lissa D- Singer / Songwriter

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www.soundcloud.com/lissa_d/friend-lover
Lissa D. grew up in New Port Richey, Florida where she was raised in the church and has been singing all her life. She attended Florida A&M University for Theatre and Voice and began to learn the guitar on and off as a hobby from YouTube. After graduating in 2013 she moved to NY to pursue musical theatre and after many auditions, working full time, and not booking she became unmotivated. She picked up the guitar consistently and began songwriting in 2016. Today Lissa D contines to write and sing at different venues in NYC she wants to share her journey through music in hopes that someday soon she can belong to a label.

8-9pm: Edan Laniado- Singer / Songwriter

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www.soundcloud.com/edan-laniado/for-your-health
Edan Laniado is emerging as an artist to watch, with word-of-mouth praise, session recordings for a multitude of artists, and dynamic, captivating live performances. Over the past year, he has been working on the tracks that will go on to form his debut LP ‘The Opposite Wall’. The tracks sprawl with inventive flair, built on luscious piano passages, driving guitars and compelling pop choruses that establish Edan as artist with an exciting future ahead of him!

9-10pm: Master Tapes- Funk / Rock / Jazz

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www.mastertapesofficial.bandcamp.com/track/without-the-rain-live-recording
Hailing from two continents and three different states, The Master Tapes is a raw mix of jazz, rock, funk and blues. The band’s style is almost as diverse as their last names. Kate Schneider of Alexandria, Virginia on the mic, Max Azarmehr of Austin, Texas on drums, Avi Pavlovich of Tel Aviv, Israel on guitar, and the one and only Max Bartges, native of NYC, on bass. Stay on your toes

10-11pm: Elijah Fox - Indie / Soul

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www.facebook.com/Elijahfoxmusic/
Elijah Fox-Peck is a senior at Oberlin Conservatory studying jazz piano and history. Check out his smooth electronified sounds!

12-3:45am: DJ Natt from Japan

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www.soundcloud.com/djnatt
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.
March 6

6-7pm: Brian Kastan- Jazz

www.briankastan.com/
Brian Kastan's latest project consist of Brian playing guitar and bass at the same time using the latest looping technology with a live drums. This sound trio with two musicians consist of jazz, funk fusion playing free improvisation while taking the listener on a journey to new uncharted musical territory that is constantly pushing, pulling, and always evolving into a new musical groove or idea.

8-9pm: Evan Melada- Singer / Songwriter

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www.open.spotify.com/artist/6ZT9kNLGn0eu8aGyvzeKJE?si=4bcIgRV5RputjVgB3Nby4Q
Evan Melada’s sound delivers a concisely crafted tone without reservation. The hints of jazzy piano when combined with heavy R&B synths create a uniquely dreamy, yet equally enigmatic feel to his tone, leaving you wanting more of this perplexing contradiction. Every second walks the line between giving into the darkness and floating away into space, and it’s all mediated by Melada’s hauntingly resonating vocals.

10-11pm: Drum the Jaguar - Indie / Rock

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www.facebook.com/DrumTheJaguar/
Drum the Jaguar recently doubled in weight and volume and continue to be influenced by the heroes and villains of rock and roll.

11pm-12am: Tender Beats- Indie Rock

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www.facebook.com/tenderbeats/
We are powerful and melodic like a pink thunderstorm.

12-3:45am: DJ Kraff Swgr

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www.kraffmusic.com
DJ Kraff Swgr is a young, determined DJ/producer. He loves all kinds of music and believes it has the power to help, as well as inspire others. His intent is to showcase it in such a way that it can be a positive influence on everyone he encounters.
March 7

6-7pm: Inner Urge - Ambient / Funk / Jazz

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www.facebook.com/InnerUrgeBand/
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 a fair mix of original material and popular songs. At the heart of it all, The Inner Urge is an improvisational group dedicated to making the audience dance.

7-8pm: St.Amour Trio - Neo Soul / Latin / Jazz

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www.vimeo.com/199529283
The band is led by Jim Saint-Amour, a former member and vibraphonist of FoundObjekt (a Brooklyn based groove jazz outfit). The songs are inspired by the melodies and harmonies of neo-soul, drum n' bass and latin music. Most of the tunes incorporate a lot of space, leaving a ton of room for the rhythm section to improvise and take the music, on any given night, into a direction that is harmonious for both how the audience and band is feeling.

8-10pm: The Merry Rockers - Reggae

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www.facebook.com/MerryRockers/
The Merry Rockers are a band of friends from Berklee College Of Music in Boston who play reggae music and spread their positive vibes for all to enjoy.

10-11pm: The Metropolis Odds - Funk / Jazz / Rock n Roll

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www.Facebook.com/metropolisodds
We are The Metropolis Odds, people from the world ready to make you move to the energy of funk rock!

12-3:45am: DJ Dakar

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www.soundcloud.com/dj-dakar-nyc
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.
March 8

6-7pm: Joe Pino Quintet - Jazz

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www.joepinojazz.com
He has appeared in many jazz venues in the New England area with his quintet including Ryles Jazz Club, and Chianti Jazz Lounge.In July 2010, Joe played third trumpet in the musical production of Gypsy at The North Shore Music Theatre staring Vicki Lewis. He has also performed at clubs in New York City including Somethin' Jazz Club featuring the great Jim Rotondi, Miles Jazz Caffe, Caffe Vivaldi, Smalls Jazz Club, The Fat Cat, and Cleopatra’s Needle. Joe is an endorsed Adams Flugelhorn Artist.

7-8pm: Tom Hanson- Singer / Songwriter

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www.tomhanson.com/music
Tom Hanson is a versatile acoustic musician and songwriter from Rhode Island. He combines traditional guitar playing with loops, percussion and elements of fingerstyle guitar to create a truly electrifying live show.

8pm-12am: Celebration Women In Music- Showcase

8-9pm: Rebecca Chubay- Jazz

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www.facebook.com/events/1607405342638843/
Rebecca Nicole Chubay is a New York Area based singer, multi-instrumentalist, and songwriter who received both her Masters and Bachelors degrees from Berklee College of Music in Boston and Valencia (ES). Originally from Bali, Indonesia, pianist and composer Zerlina Devi is quickly emerging as a star in the music scene today. She was the youngest of three children to local business owners. At an early age she started taking piano lessons as a family tradition.

9-10pm: Mufaro - Neo-Soul / Jazz

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www.mufaromk.com
Mufaro is a neo-soul/Jazz singer songwriter from Zimbabwe and The Netherlands who has sung and played keyboard for just over 15yrs of her life. She practices music healing by engaging her audience to sing along and participate as part of the performance. Mufaro has just recently graduated from Berklee College of Music and now teaches Vocal and Piano at the Brooklyn School of Rock in NY.

10-11pm: ZABZ and the Soul Mamas- Soul / Funk / R&B

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www.facebook.com/zabzmusic/
An outspoken singer who writes about inner conflicts and the duality of reality & fiction when approached from different perspectives. Zabz will be joined by a team of incredible women to bring you a night of some female driven soul.

12-3:45am: DJ Nenim from Nigeria

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www.djnenim.com
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.
March 9

6-9pm: Matterhorn - Jazz-Rock

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www.johnblevinsmusic.com
John Blevins' MATTERHORN reflects the jazz-rock experiments of the late 1960s and an undeniable urgency of New York right now. Strains of electric Miles if not the Electric Flag are present within Matterhorn’s daring soundscape. But then there is something other. John Blevins (Trumpet/Compositions), Drew Williams (Tenor Saxophone/Bass Clarinet), Jeff McLaughlin (Guitar), Marty Kenney (Bass), and Nathan Ellman-Bell (Drums) together create a pronounced restlessness of genre, one of explosive horn lines searing through churning, ever-shifting rhythmic patterns. If this music is to be classified as ‘Fusion’, it stands as a genre anew. Matterhorn's eponymous debut album was released in November 2015 on pfMENTUM records (http://www.pfmentum.com) and co-produced by Shane Endsley of the acclaimed post-rock outfit Kneebody. For more info visit http://www.johnblevinsmusic.com

9-10pm: Zana - Gypsy Pop

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www.zana19.com
Zāna is an up-and-coming 21 year old singer/songwriter, and versatile musician from the Oakland Bay Area, where she has performed with the award-winning SHS jazz band as well as local musicians. Having collaborated with Grammy winning producers Tim Mitchell and George Noriega, Zāna will be launching a solo career as a pop artist with the release of her debut album in the coming year. A gifted songwriter with a sultry voice, Zāna’s unique style, which fuses Arabic and Latin influences to create what she labels as her ‘gypsy-pop’ sound is both upbeat and soulful, allowing her to showcase her hip-shaking belly dancing moves while performing.

10pm-12am: Mar Sala - Flamenco / Latin / Pop

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www.marsalaband.net
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.

12-3.45am: DJ Birane from Ivory Coast

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www.facebook.com/birane.thiam.526
One of NYC's finest African DJ, the best coupé decallé, hiphop & RnB, dancehall, soca, Zouk, Naija, and salsa in the city.
March 10

6-7pm: Andy Bianco Quintet - Jazz

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www.armoredrecords.com/homefront.htm
Originally from Pittsburgh, PA, guitarist/composer Andy Bianco graduated from Berklee College of Music with a degree in Performance. His father was a professional saxophonist who played in dance bands & worked throughout the Mid-Atlantic & Mid-West from the 1950's-1980's. Andy studied a few years of piano while only a child & later switched to guitar at age 14. He started studying jazz at age 16 & attended The University of Pittsburgh for 2 years before transferring to Berklee College of Music.

7-8pm: Jack Dappa Blues - Blues

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With a national guitar and bottle neck slide, Lamont "Jack Dappa Blues" Pearley presents a performance of original delta blues traditions, sharing stories, singing songs and engaging the audience through the oral history of African American Tribal Music called The Blues. With an authentic style of field hollers, accompanied by Mississippi influenced guitar playing, grounded in the NYC experience, Jack Dappa Blues takes his shares a journey of original songs through the traditional style of music and storytelling.

8-9pm: Carol Borges - Pop / Rock / Blues / Bossa Nova

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www.facebook.com/carolborgesnyc/
Carol Borges, based in NYC, will perform a dynamic set of originals with her band.

9-10pm: N.L.T- R&B - Reggae

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www.thebandnlt.wix.com/nltband
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.

10pm-12am: Kitoko Groove from Congo- Soukous / Groove

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www.facebook.com/kitokogroove/?fref=ts
Kitoko Groove's member have developed a strong connection both as friends and musicians that is conveyed in their music.. and it's contagious !! Come experience the best music, direct from Kinshasa!

12-3:45am: DJ Fols from Nigeria

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www.hulkshare.com/DJ_FOLS
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”.
March 11

3-4:30pm: 'Brown Sugar' a Sunday Brunch Comedy Show

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www.eventbrite.com/e/chocolate-sundays-tickets-38091005222
Chocolate Sundays is a new comedy show at The Shrine, bringing out talented comedians from all over, some of which you may have seen on Comedy Central, ComicView, B.E.T, MTV, Vh1, Conan, and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Come grab a mimosa, eat a delicious meal, and enjoy the show!

6-7pm: Andrew Kushnir Trio- Jazz

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www.andrewkushnir.com
The Andrew Kushnir Trio (featuring current Morph-tet guitarist Kellan Selig). Chilled out old school jazz. Andrew Kushnir - drums Kellan Selig- guitar Alex K.S. - upright bass.

7-9pm: Rock' N' Roll Johnny -Rock

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www.rocknrolljohnny.com
Rock 'n' Roll Johnny is a well-known singer/songwriter on the New York City music scene. He connects with his audiences through his high-energy performances of his rock 'n' roll and blues compositions and well-known covers.

9-10pm: The Adam Machaskee Vection Band- Electronic Groove Fusio

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www.soundcloud.com/adammachaskee/sets/adam-machaskee-vection-band
Very excited to bring you all a brand new project: An electric groove fusion group entitled The Adam Machaskee Vection Band! Featuring a mix of original compositions and covers, the group performs everything from adventurous arrangements of well known pop songs to Balkan inspired rock! The group is filled with dear friends and fantastic musicians: Adam Machaskee: Trombone Sam Greenfield: Alto Saxophone Peter Park: Guitar Jeff Dingler: Bass Gusten Rudolph: Drums

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

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www.facebook.com/CrownKingsNYC/
"Crown Kings Reggae Sundays" DJ Ceace *Dj Blue Steele *DJ Rio *Kimani
March 12

6-7pm: Juanma Trujillo Group- Jazz

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=DRwMCwubmcw
Born and raised in Caracas, Venezuela, guitarist Juanma Trujillo has performed with several important Venezuelan bands and artists including El Regaño, Domingo en Llamas, Gustavo Medina, Monsalve y los Forajidos, Laura Guevara & Pablo Gil. In 2005, he moved to Los Angeles, California and had the pleasure of performing regularly at major Los Angeles music venues with Gary Fukushima, Gary Pratt, Michael Mull, Brandon Sherman and Emilio Terranova among others. Since moving to New York City in 2014 Juanma has participated in a variety of projects with fellow musicians Nick Grinder, Rebecca Sullivan, Josiah Boornazian, Ethan Helm, Leonor Falcón, Juan Pablo Carletti, Christof Knoche, Patricia Franceschy, Noel Brennan, and Andrew Schiller.

8pm-12am: Late Nights at The Shrine - Showcase

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12-3:45am: DJ Natt from Japan

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www.soundcloud.com/djnatt
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.
March 13

7-8pm: Oscar Feldman & Friends- Jazz

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www.oscarfeldman.com
Known for his splendid tonalities and melodically outstanding charts, the Argentinian native demonstrates his superb skills on alto, tenor and soprano saxes, while employing a wide range of Panamerican references, from straight ahead to tango to candombe to samba to mambo. The source of Feldman's ease at crossing musical genres is his eclectic musical education. Growing up in Cordoba around painters who gathered in the familly gallery art business, listening to his father's jazz records, he attended Conservatorio Provincial de Musica and was very soon part of the prominent music scene in his hometown, becoming a founding member of acclaimed band Los Musicos del Centro.

8-9pm: Hamin Reed - Acoustic Electric

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www.haminreed.com
Hamin Reed [hay min reid] blends classically themed, operatic, folk-rock/hip-hop with music and lyrics that resonate with you long after you leave. This rotating cast of top-notch musicians puts on a transcendental performance of every outfit. Hamin Reed is currently based in New York City.

9-10pm: Sleeping Tongues- Indie Rock

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www.thesleepingtongues.bandcamp.com/
Shoe move rock. Starting with an initial catalog of songs written by bassist Craig Kepen during a period of homeless car living, Brooklyn indie rock band The Sleeping Tongues have been performing around the NYC area since their formation in late 2014. The band thrives on live performance and authentic songs that mix modern influences with classic rock feel and instrumentation. The band members are totally DIY – producing, recording and mixing all of their own material.

12-3:45am: DJ Kraff Swgr

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www.kraffmusic.com
DJ Kraff Swgr is a young, determined DJ/producer. He loves all kinds of music and believes it has the power to help, as well as inspire others. His intent is to showcase it in such a way that it can be a positive influence on everyone he encounters.
March 14

7-8pm: Meg Smith- Singer-Songwriter

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www.megsmithmusic.com
Meg Smith is an 18 year old singer-songwriting from Los Angeles studying Recorded Music at New York University. Meg has played at venues across the country such as the Hard Rock Cafe Las Vegas and the Los Angeles County Fair, just to name a few. You can check out Meg's music at megsmithmusic.com and YouTube.com/MegSmithMusic.

9pm-12am: 'Lifter' Presented by BVLC - Showcase / Jam

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www.Bigvillagelittlecity.com
An uptown open jam and MC Cypher featuring some of the best musicians and lyricists in New York. Hosted by the Funk/Hip-Hop Brass powerhouse Big Village Little City. Get Lifted!

12-3:45am: DJ Dakar

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www.soundcloud.com/dj-dakar-nyc
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.
March 15

6-7pm: Nick Cody & the Small Change Diaries- Singer-Songwriter

www.nickcody.co.uk
Nick Cody is the founder member of the acoustic Small Change Diaries ensemble that specializes in creating and performing provocative, entertaining inspirational "music for the head and heart" To date his band have released two albums and an EP and are known for their entertaining live performances at gigs and international festivals. In a rare NYC show he will be joined by Doug O Brien keyboard player from Brooklyn and Alan Thornton long standing guitarist and multi instrumentalist from Georgia among other friends. Expect a fun acoustic entertaining set of original material

7-8pm: Kailey Prior- Singer / Songwriter

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www.facebook.com/kaileypriormusic
Description: Kailey Prior is a Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter with an affection for word play and a good cello line. Her unique take on the Acoustic-Folk genre leans as often towards country as it does towards musical theater. For fans of Ingrid Michaelson, Brandi Carlile, and Sara Bareilles.

8-9pm: Combat Jazz- World / Rock / Jazz

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www.combatjazz.bandcamp.com
led by sax player John McQueeney, a longtime World Music and Reggae Music Biz vet, Brooklyn based combo Combat Jazz investigates the nexus between world music, garage rock and modal jazz, with an emphasis on improvisation.

9-10:30pm: Frank Ocasio Brother Band - Funk / Rock

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www.facebook.com/Frank.Ocasio.Brother.Band/
Hard-hitting FUNK / ROCK / LATIN GROOVE with a soulful, jazz influence.

10:30pm-12am: Kudu Stooge - Psych-Rock / Jazz-Funk

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www.facebook.com/Kudustooge/
Kudu Stooge is a 5-piece collective based in Burlington, VT playing originals influenced by blues, psych-rock, funk, and jazz.

12-3:45am: DJ Nenim from Nigeria

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www.djnenim.com
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.
March 16

6-7pm: Josiah Boornazian- Jazz

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www.josiahboornazian.bandcamp.com/album/intersection
Josiah Boornazian is an award-winning saxophonist, composer, and educator currently active in Miami, Washington state, California, and New York City.

7-8pm: PartyMarty - Singer Songwriter

www.facebook.com/PartyMartyParty/
Party Marty uses a kick drum and an acoustic guitar while he sings upbeat songs about good friends and drinking beer. His Irish pub style and comedic delivery make live shows a party! The new album, Songs For Sale (March, 2018), features songs like I'm Cheap, Lighter Thief, I Might Be Late But I'll Be There, and other comedic songs.

8-9pm: Sound Dogs- Indie Rock

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www.facebook.com/SoundDogs.TheBand/
Founded in 2014; this indie-rock band has played dozens of local clubs like Mercury Lounge. the Shrine, Pianos. Singing all originals fusing rock and blues

9-10pm: No Biggity-90's Music

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www.nobiggity.com
The Brooklyn based trio known as No Biggity performs awesome renditions of hit songs from the 90s. Their repertoire of covers spans from artists like Spice Girls and Lisa Loeb to Warren G and Guns n Roses. The band takes audiences on a nostalgic journey through the glory years of CDs, cassette tapes and MTV. Their renditions of each classic song stay true to the original recordings which allow audiences to sing and dance along.

10-11pm: Miss Fareira feat. XPresidents- Soul

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www.facebook.com/missfareiramusic/
One of a kind is an understatement and beauty, brains, and talent isn't just for pagents. Miss Fariera, an army brat who was born to achieve greatness is here to blow you away with her powerful voice, passionate storytelling, and bubbly but daring personality. Listening to Miss Fareira's music will shift your perspective from a listener to a first person witness with her direct realness and captivating depiction of her life's journey. Be prepared to feel this! What is this you ask ... Queendom ... U ready?

11pm-12am: XPRESIDENTS - Hip Hop / Rock

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www.facebook.com/xpresidentsband/
WE don't believe in rules…. Rules are limitations placed upon you by others through their own insecurities, fear, and lack of imagination. WE believe in learning the rules of your instrument so you are not bound by those rules, and you are free to create.

12-3.45am: DJ Birane from Ivory Coast

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www.facebook.com/birane.thiam.526
One of NYC's finest African DJ, the best coupé decallé, hiphop & RnB, dancehall, soca, Zouk, Naija, and salsa in the city.
March 17

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

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$2 Shrine Lager, Pabst Blue Ribbon - $3 for Select Draft Beer - $4 Guinness Draft - $5 Glass of Wine - $5 Frozen Margarita, Frozen Pina Colada - $7 Buffalo Wings with French Fries or Plantains - ***4-8pm***

6-7pm:Rico Jones Quartet- Jazz

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=K0OasHcNHL0
Rico Jones is a saxophonist, multi instrumentalist, composer, sideman and, bandleader from Denver, now living in New York

7-8pm: Pandore- French Chanson

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www.soundcloud.com/pandorechanson
The quartet mixes French Chanson with truculent texts to the sounds of New Orleans and Latin-Gypsy jazz influences.

9-10pm: Raising Cadence- Alternative Rock / Indie Rock

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www.facebook.com/raisingcadence
Raising Cadence is a 5-piece progressive/rock band from Orlando, Fl. The quintet formed in early 2014 from the remains of older local bands but with bigger hopes and an even bigger sound. Along with the musical meaning of Cadence, the name derives from a mutual friendship the band has with a man and his daughter and how their relationship became a model to live by. After completing the band line-up, RC started playing and recording new material with a great response from their local audience. With their edgy, progressive, and melodic tones, Raising Cadence is a force that is not only sure to tear through their scene, but also create new ones in the process. One thing is for certain, big things are to come from up and coming band Raising Cadence.

10pm-12am: The Vibe Theory - Soul / Funk / Blues

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www.thevibetheory.com
The Vibe Theory combines soulful vocals, soaring blues riffs, and funk-driven rhythms into a unique sound that is always about the groove. Channeling heavyweights like The Meters, Jimi Hendrix, James Brown, John Scofield, D'Angelo and The Derek Trucks Band, The Vibe Theory's style is it's own thing--intriguingly layered yet astonishingly simple.

12-3:45am: DJ Fols from Nigeria

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www.hulkshare.com/DJ_FOLS
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”.
March 18

3-4:30pm: 'Brown Sugar' a Sunday Brunch Comedy Show

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www.eventbrite.com/e/chocolate-sundays-tickets-38091005222
Chocolate Sundays is a new comedy show at The Shrine, bringing out talented comedians from all over, some of which you may have seen on Comedy Central, ComicView, B.E.T, MTV, Vh1, Conan, and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Come grab a mimosa, eat a delicious meal, and enjoy the show!

6-8pm: The Shrine Jazz Jam Session w / Andrew Kushnir

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Join us at Shrine for a weekly Jam Session every Sunday evening. Bring your instruments and come ready to play!

8-9pm: Alayisha and Langston- R&B / Soul / Funk

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www.alayishaandlangston.wixsite.com/music/about
Alayisha and Langston are a R&B, soul, funk, and blues duo from New York City who combines the soulful voice of singer Alayisha Goddard and the fervent rhythms of multi-instrumentalist Langston Kosoff. Together, the two 17-year-olds write, record, and produced their own music.

9-10pm: ARKI - Ethiopian Groove

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www.soundcloud.com/arkigroove
Influenced by the classic recordings made in Ethiopia in the 1960s and 1970s Arki Sound performs music for your dancing and listening pleasure.

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

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www.facebook.com/CrownKingsNYC/
"Crown Kings Reggae Sundays" DJ Ceace *Dj Blue Steele *DJ Rio *Kimani
March 19

7-8pm: Sarah Bernadette- acoustic pop / R&B Duo

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www.facebook.com/Sarah-Bernadette-245011592238324/
Sarah Bernadette will be playing an acoustic pop/r&b duo, accompanied by Sage Mitchell on guitar, featuring original songs and a selection of covers.

8pm-12am: The Sifer: Hip Hop & Spoken Word Open Mic

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www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1254550281231192
The Shrine Hip Hop & Spoken Word Jam welcomes uptown writers, poets, singers, actors and emcees to present their art backed by a live jam band. COVER: "Collection Plate Style" Suggested Donation (give what you can upon arrival) Doors 8:00PM Show 8:30PM SIGN THE LIST EARLY likwuid@gmail.com

12-3:45am: DJ Natt from Japan

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www.soundcloud.com/djnatt
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.
March 20

6-7pm: Takeshi Otani Band - Jazz / Fusion

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www.reverbnation.com/takeshiotani
Takeshi Otani Band is New York based jazz/fusion band. Some of they influences include Robert Glasper, Roy Hargrove, Snarky Puppy, etc.

7-8pm: Rina Komai - Jazz

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www.soundcloud.com/rina-komai
Rina Komai was born in Tokyo, Japan in 1989. She began singing Jazz when she was fifteen years old. After graduating Shobi Music University, she moved to New York City. Currently, Rina performs around the city at a number of different venues.

8-11pm: BLUESCRAFT- Music Series

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www.facebook.com/bluescraftnyc/
A twice monthly live music event in downtown New York City. Our manifesto: We are focused on blues, country, blue grass, swing, and other American roots music styles. We feature artists who are fully committed to playing that style of music, not "part timers". BluesCraft is NOT a blues jam. We live in a jam-free zone lol.
March 21

8pm-3:45am: Maria Davis Mad Wednesday's & R&B Against AIDS

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www.nydailynews.com/new-york/uptown/affable-ambassador-hiv-aids-article-1.1257343
Maria Davis/"Mad Wednesday's" New Artist Showcase has been in existence since 1994, showcasing R&B, Hip Hop, Gospel, Reggae & Poetry. Maria Davis AIDS Activist/Survivor is the Producer and Host of "Mad Wednesday's" many premiere artist has grace our stage "Jay Z", "50 Cents","Alyson Williams" "Brian McKnight", "Anthony Hamilton", "Donelle Jones", "Missy Elliott", "Monica" DJ Funk Master Flex, DJ Red Alert, DJ ACE Comedians "Bill Bellamy", "Bernie Mac", "Talent" and the list goes on. Mad Wednesday's has now incorporated a live band Featuring "karl Browne" (Key Boards), "Lil Sean" (Drums), "Melvin Koonce" (lead Guitar) & "Al Brisbane" (lead Bass) and DJ Bring Em Out. Maria Davis believes it is not just about the music but, education, awareness, self empowerment, & community. To book an artist for Mad Wednesday's contact 646-765-0689 or davismaria@msn.com
March 22

7-8pm: Micael Matias - Singer Songwriter

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUyLef0-35s
Micael Matias is a singer/songwriter from one of many hearts in Sweden.

8-9pm: Shelly Bhushan- Soul

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www.facebook.com/shellybhushan
Honest, soulful, empowering, beautiful...all words to describe singer/songwriter Shelly Bhushan. Whether she's singing about a growing house plant, a dying computer, or the City of NY, she expresses herself so honestly, so completely, that it often moves people to tears.

9-10pm: Os Clavelitos- American Samba

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www.osclavelitos.com
Os Clavelitos is an "American Samba" band based in New York City, who creates original music combining traditional Brazilian rhythms (samba, baiao, samba reggae, frevo, and bossa nova) with English lyrics. With band members from Brazil, Japan, and the U.S., the six piece ensemble celebrates Brazil's rich musical heritage, while incorporating their eclectic performing backgrounds in "Latin", indie, jazz, pop, and folkloric styles.

10pm-12am: CIRCULAR TIME - Afro / World Blues

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www.circulartime.com
Drums: TONY LEWIS ... Bass: MARK PETERSON ... Piano: MARIO E. SPROUSE ... Guitarist: KWARTEI JONES-QUARTEY ... Tenor Sax: SLYVESTER SCOTT ... Vocalist Composer: BART DOUGLAS

12-3:45am: DJ Nenim from Nigeria

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www.djnenim.com
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.
March 23

8-9pm: Greg Osei - Soul / Latin / West African / Caribbean

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www.gregosei.com/
Singer/songwriter and interdisciplinary artist Greg Osei makes soul music that often intersects with a wide array of musical styles, particularly Latin, West African, and Afro-Caribbean.

9-10pm: The Unique Band - Soul / R&B

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tp0oTZuzge4
The Unique Band is a NY based R band with a style of its own. Our vocalists bring an up close and personal touch to their performance. Our band has a fine group of well rounded musicians that are able to bring a unique flare to the music. We bring the party & the show with us! Even those less inclined to get up and dance have been seen (at the very least) tapping their feet and bopping along to the solid beats & rhythmic SOULFUL repertoire that is The UNIQUE BAND.

10pm-12am: Bruff Da Crowd Pleaser- Rock / R&B / Hip Hop

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www.facebook.com/bruff.crowdpleaser
The wait is over, DaCrowdPleaSeR is here!, if you want entertainment you come to the right place I'm not a Singer, not a Rapper- not even an entertainer Ladies and Gentlemen and especially ladies BruffdaCrowdpPleaSer is a CULT FIGuRE!!

12-3.45am: DJ Birane from Ivory Coast

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www.facebook.com/birane.thiam.526
One of NYC's finest African DJ, the best coupé decallé, hiphop & RnB, dancehall, soca, Zouk, Naija, and salsa in the city.
March 24

6-7pm: Joshua Siegel ohl

7-8pm: Marcelo Maccagnan Group- Brazilian Jazz

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www.marcelomaccagnan.com/
Jazz Quartet, performing modern jazz, jazz standards, brazilian music and originals.

8-9pm: Burris - Jazz-Rock

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www.facebook.com/Burrismusic/
Burris is based out of Baton Rouge, LA. With roots spanning from Austin, TX to Voronezh Russia, the band creates a unique sound like... "a gumbo of music!"

9-10pm: Ayoinmotion - Afrobeats / House / Hip Hop

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www.ayoinmotion.com
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.

10pm-12am: Nabaas Noogo- Music from Burkina Faso

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fsta04UcAmY
"The singer performer Arun and this talented guitarist Shaggy from Burkina Faso 🇧🇫 will take you everywhere in the world 🌎 with different type of music 🎶 sung in different languages... One thing is sure, you won't be bored..."

12-3:45am: DJ Fols from Nigeria

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www.hulkshare.com/DJ_FOLS
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”.