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April 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.

3-5pm: '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!

5-6pm: Jarien Jamanila - Jazz

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www.soundcloud.com/jjarien/for-arielle
Jarien Jamanila is a saxophonist originally from San Diego, California. He started playing at the age of 10 and continued to play in high school where he realized his love for jazz music. San Diego's School of Creative and Performing Arts gave him many performance opportunities throughout high school. He is a member of the Gaslamp Quarter Jazz Orchestra as well as a number of small groups that play locally in San Diego. Some of his influences include Thelonious Monk and Cannonball Adderley. He is now a current student at The Juilliard School.

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: Pat Dalbey Trio- Hip hop / Jazz

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www.soundcloud.com/pat-dalbey/sets/pat-dalbey-trio/s-L726t
Led by Bassist and composer Pat Dalbey and featuring Wade Ridenhower on keys and Anthony Freda on drums, the group plays hip hop and drum&bass infused jazz full of rhythmic twists and turns and genre bending sonic exploration. Primarily an instrumental trio, with influences ranging from J Dilla to Pink Floyd and Miles Davis, the band frequently collaborates with various NYC based soul singers and rappers to put on a show that’s an exciting and eclectic mix of atmospheric sounds and gritty funk.

9-10pm: The Wolff Sisters- Folk Rock

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www.thewolffsisters.com
Hailing from the cobble stone streets of Boston, The Wolff Sisters blend rock, blues, and roots music into their own unique sound. Their gritty songs draw from adventures all over New England that shaped their lives. The three sisters, Rebecca, Rachael, and Kat, create haunting harmonies that only siblings can manage to do. Drawing inspiration from bands like The Rolling Stones, Neil Young, and Jackson Browne, The Wolff Sisters bring a refreshing sound and soul to the music scene.

10pm-12am: Mark Dillon Band - Reggae

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Artists I've opened for: Sanchez, Shabba, Freddie McGregor, Barrington Levy, Bounty Killa, Luciano, Tanya Stephens, Mad Cobra, T.O.K, Richie Stephens, Ward 21, Richie Spice, Yellowman, Chuck Fenda, Anthony Cruz, Cecile, Red Rat, The Mighty Sparrow, Alton Ellis, Beres Hammond, Buju Banton, Junior Holt and many more.

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
April 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.

6-7pm: Cowboys & Frenchmen-Jazz

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www.cowboysandfrenchmen.com/
Cowboys & Frenchmen has emerged with a distinctive force of raw energy and blazing talent. This contemporary acoustic jazz ensemble displays inspired improvisation, dynamic collaboration, and a vast array of refreshing compositions, both new and revisited, drawing on their wide spectrum of interests in Jazz, Rock, and R&B. The convergence of these five individual artists produces music that is expressive and fiercely creative, taking co-improvisation to new heights.

7-8pm: Alden Hellmuth Quartet- Jazz

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www.aldenhellmuth.com/projects
Alden Hellmuth is a saxophonist, composer, and arranger living in Brooklyn, NY. Originally from Hartford, CT she attended The Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts and went on to study at the prestigious Jackie McLean Institute of Jazz at the University of Hartford with a full tuition scholarship. There she studied with renowned jazz artists including Steve Davis, Nat Reeves, Abraham Burton, Javon Jackson, Rene McLean, and Chris Casey.

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

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www.instagram.com/shrineharlem
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.
April 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.

6-7pm: 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.

7-8pm: Brittany Brook- Singer Songwriter

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www.brittanybrook.com
While Brittany spent much of her childhood pitching hay to cows after a day of school and a rigorous basketball practice in Montana, she is living her dreams in a box studio in Manhattan. Playing music with her sister in their Bluegrass Folk bands and making short films with her husband is her daily life, and it's never been so rich. You live in the world you create. Come into her world for a minute.

8-10pm: The Academy Blues Project - Blues / Rock / Soul

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www.facebook.com/theacademybluesproject/
The Academy Blues Project is a powerhouse quintet founded in 2005 and based in New York City.

10-11pm: Colly - Pop / Rock / Indie

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www.facebook.com/heytherecolly/
Colly, our of Cincinnati, Ohio, writes original music that instantly grabs your attention and gets you groovin' -- don't miss their premier show at Silvana!

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.
April 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.

6-7pm: Andy Bianco Quartet - 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: Daniel Thompson- Singer / Songwriter

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www.danielthompsonsongs.com/
Daniel Thompson and his band are an up-and-coming force in the New York City Americana/Rock scene.

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.

8-9pm: Jerry Dugger - Blues

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www.jerrydugger.net
Jerry was born in The Bronx and raised in Harlem. He caught the music bug early in life, listening to his parents Ida and Alfonza sing around the house, singing with them in church, and listening to their collection of 78rpm records. Through an amazing set of circumstances, a late night walk through Washington Square Park and a life changing encounter with Matteus Mederer (who was busking under the arch), Jerry found himself being introduced to the New York City Blues scene and Dan Lynch Blues Bar.

9-10pm: Phil Gammage Quartet- Blues

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www.facebook.com/prefabinternational/
Phil Gammage is the consummate live performer, lyricist, singer, guitarist, and harmonica player who brings a unique depth and drama to music, playing original blues/americana. His new album is Used Man For Sale.

10-11pm: BLUES BAIT feat. Arthur Neilsen- Rock & Roll / Blues

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www.arthurneilson.com
rthur Neilson born and raised in New York City, taught himself to play guitar on an electric Teisco Del Rey at age fifteen. After purchasing a Harmony acoustic, he honed his folk repertoire and fingerpicking skills. Then, one night, he heard Albert King. Arthur got goosebumps from his head to his toes, and has been hooked on the blues ever since. Arthur developed his dynamic guitar style by playing along with every blues record that he could find.

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 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.
April 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: Gainza- Songer / Songwriter

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=pTlpvYs0Sf8
Gainza is an argentine singer and songwriter who fuses genres as diverse as rock, milonga, folk and cumbia. On his debut tour in New York, he presents a selection of songs that showcase his twist on these styles both alone and with a lead guitar accompaniment. For a glimpse of Gainza's sound, check out El Limacoco, the band headlined by the artist since its inception, with three albums and over 100 live shows in a 10 year career.

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

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

8-9pm: King Taylor Project - Soul / Funk / Blues

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www.kingtaylorproject.com
Conceived as a flexible platform based on their shared love of soul, blues, and jazz music, KTP features an expanded roster of energetic improvisational musicians supporting soulful vocal performances. In their first year as a band, KTP appeared for more than 150 performances in formats ranging from duo/trio to 8-piece band, in settings including bar/restaurant gigs, private parties and weddings, local fairs and festivals, and local radio and television appearances, and they completed three independent regional tours in the Western and Central United States.

9pm-3:45am: Beats Presented by Boom Bits Music

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www.soundcloud.com/boombits
Beatsmission is to provide the ideal environment where local artist can perform, paint and participate in a grassroots event. Beats provides arts and entertainment at a professional level with local accessibility by combining art and music as a forum that allows all walks of life within the community to experience quality entertainment and local interaction at an affordable price.
April 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: Itay Goldberg 4Tet- Jazz

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www.youtube.com/channel/UCL4ku6a31jWuEuKC9yonPTw/videosv
Itay Goldberg, a young Israeli saxophonist and composer and his new NYC based quartet. Itay's original compositions are based on the great tradition of jazz, but also involving modern sounds and grooves, as well as middle-eastern influences, all together creating unique fresh sounds that charms audiences all over the world. The Itay Goldberg 4Tet features some of the best young musicians in the NYC scene today: Itay goldberg - Saxophone and compositions Guy Moskovitch- Keybords Solomon Gottfried - Double bass Alon Benjamini - Drums

7-8pm: Jacob Varmus Trio - Jazz

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www.jacobvarmus.com
Jacob Varmus left his hometown, San Francisco, in 1991 to go to the University of Iowa. Like many before him, he had high hopes of coming of age as a poet while cruising the vast American heartland. He saw language and experience as the tools to probe the deepest layers of the human psyche. In his first year he was admitted to the undergraduate writers' workshop where he studied with Jorie Graham. As he produced poems unremittingly and charted the labyrinthine maze of academic life as an English major, he also played trumpet devotedly, getting a good classical foundation with David Greenhoe. Jake Varmus, cornet; Shawn Lovato, bass; Christian Coleman,drums

8-9pm: The 30th Street Blues Band - Blues

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www.myspace.com/30thstreetbluesband
We're a New York City-based blues band, and we play a mixture of traditional blues tunes and bluesy-rock songs. Claudia does vocals, Jack is on the drums, Joe plays lead guitar, Mark is on rhythm guitar, and Tony plays bass..

9-10pm: Leni Stern Trio- World / Blues

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www.lenistern.com
Leni Stern has fearlessly led bands with guitar in hand for over 25 years. She has won numerous guitar, songwriting and composition awards, and just recently she was named one of the 50 most sensational female jazz guitarists of all time by Guitar Player Magazine. Her trio features Senegalese master musicians Mamadou Ba (bass) and Alioune Faye (percussion/vocals) performing originals featuring Leni's unique style which seamlessly melds American Jazz, Blues and Rock with West African tonalities and rhythms.

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.
April 28

6-7pm: Charnae- Jazz / R&B

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www.facebook.com/CharnaesArt/
Come enjoy soulful music with Charnae as she brings back classics with an iconic and legendary sound of her own. A performance you won't want to miss.

7-8pm: Hana Kahn - Acoustic Pop Duo

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www.facebook.com/hanakahnofficial/
Pop powerhouse singer-songwriter on a mission to help you embrace your authentic self & live your dream life.

8-9pm: Dusty Wright -Roots-Rock / Folk

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www.facebook.com/dustywrightmusic/
Every day there's a new chapter to live and a song to write, and these guys play those tunes just how you want 'em!

9-10pm: 7th Degree- Jazz Fusion / R&B / Pop / Funk / Reggae

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=_F4i-nOkRKA
7th Degree is a newly-formed band based in Boston/Massachusetts. All of the members are currently enrolled at the prestigious Berklee College of Music.

10pm-12am: Random Test - Reggae

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www.randomtestreggaeband.com
For almost a decade, Random Test Reggae Band has been rocking the Jersey Shore with music heavily coated in Caribbean traditions. With members hailing from all over the Caribbean, the group brings a cache of authentic reggae and calypso rhythms in true West Indian fashion. Random test takes you on a musical journey that pays tribute to pioneers in reggae and soca music. From the early days to today, staying true to the real roots and culture.

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”.
April 29

3-5pm: '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: DECOSTER Band - Singer Songwriter

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www.reverbnation.com/decoster
DECOSTER is the brainchild of singer/songwriter Paul DeCoster. Paul has been on the music scene for a number of years as a guitarist and background vocalist for other acts including Bobby Stewart and the Contraires. Drawing inspiration from the sounds of artists like Todd Rundgren's Utopia, Tom P...

9-10pm: Descendant-Rap / Soul

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www.descendentmc.com/
Descendent is from Newport News, Virginia and since childhood, music has been an important aspect in life. Currently living in New York City, he continues to excel in his music career. Descendent's music can be heard on Power 750 AM, WXDU 88.7 FM, and on And You Don't Stop and Songs That Mean Something radio shows hosted by Chuck D from Public Enemy on rapstation.com . The style of Descendent's style is a mix between soulful, boom bap, and high energy to reach the people around the world.

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
April 30

6-7pm: Bahdee- Jazz

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www.facebook.com/events/163681687682168/
Bahdee was formed by four young musicians who all attend Manhattan School of Music; Santosh Sharma on Sax, Sam Towse on Piano, Chris Palmer on Bass, and Andres Valbuena on Drums. Playing original compositions and arrangements, the group blends genres with their unique style, coming out of both the past and the present. Their music is a mix of energetic and intimate moments, that will take you away to introspective places.

7-8pm: Diana Tejera band

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www.dianatejera.it/
Join us all at The Shrine for another Italian Night featuring an Italian variety show/open mic followed by a concert by renowned Italian recording artist Diana Tejera. Diana is an extraordinarily talented performer and songwriter, with one gold record to her name so far as well as several awards and much critical acclaim. She is based in Rome but tours abroad regularly. She has released 6 CDs over her career and will be performing some of her hits as well as material from her brand new album, "Mi Fingo Distratta (I pretend to be distracted)." This will be her fourth trip to New York

8-10pm: Funk Shui -Funk

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www.facebook.com/pg/Funkshuimusic/about/?ref=page_internal
Funk Shui is a 13 member band that plays Funk, Lounge and Rock music. Its members are some of New York City's well known free lance musicians.

10-11pm: Jonna- Indie / Pop

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www.jonnamusic.com
Jonna is a soulful singer/songwriter from Finland. After releasing 3 pop r’n’b albums with Sony Music and paving the way for a new era of pop music in Finland, Jonna crowdfunded and released her 4th album independently. The album ”Sound Mind” is experimental groovy indie pop with soulful vocals and meaningful lyrics with the purpose of breaking stigma around mental illness.

11pm-12am: Jernej Bervar Power Trio- Fusion / Rock

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www.jernejbervar.com/
Jernej Bervar is a multi awarded Guitar Player touring nationally and internationaly. Performing as a side man, he also leads his own power trio wich perfoms originals and covers with a twist. Joining him will be Coleman Bartels on Drums and Khairul Aiman on bass.

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.
May 1

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: Juan Soria- Singer / Songwriter

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www.juanmsoria.com
Juan M Soria is a Singer-Songwriter from Buenos Aires, Argentina who now resides in Brooklyn, NY. Juan was forced quit his long term day job in banking after his boss denied him time off to take his dream vacation to NYC. This proved to be the best decision he ever made and ultimately the start of a completely new life and musical career in the US. His musical style is rock/folk with a bit of slide guitar for good measure and his influences include The Beatles, Dave Matthews, Jimi Hendrix, Amos Lee & Gustavo Cerati.

8-10pm: The Academy Blues Project - Blues / Rock / Soul

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www.facebook.com/theacademybluesproject/
The Academy Blues Project is a powerhouse quintet founded in 2005 and based in New York City.

10-11pm: State of Nature- Alternative Rock

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www.stateofnatureband.com
“Indie rock band out of jersey city, NJ—debut EP out spring 2018—first single “someday afternoon” now streaming on all platforms”

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.
May 2

6-7pm: 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!

7-8pm: Naomi Suzuki- Singer Songwriter

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www.naomisuzuki.co.uk
Naomi was scouted and brought to the UK by Polygram records in the late 90’s and since then has embarked on projects of both critical and commercial success. She reached number 12 in the UK singles charts and is active as a member of musical duo AJ Unity and solo songwriter as well as a prolific performer for charity events. Her single “Our Song”, recorded for the victims of the 2011 Japanese tsunami was produced with Grammy award-winning Andy Wright, who had previously worked with acts such as Bon Jovi and David Bowie.

8-9pm: The Dog's Bollocks- Rock

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www.thedogsbollocksnyc.com
New York City based band, filled with musicians from around the globe, all who love to rock 'n' roll.

9-10pm: The Hard- Groove / Funk / Rock

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www.facebook.com/thehardbandsi/
"The Hard" is a new instrumental group led by guitarist and Staten Island native, Tom Harden. The trio blends Tom's refined jazz approach with his musical roots of rock, blues, and funk, or as he likes to call it, "gunslinger guitar". In addition to performing Tom's original music, the band plays Tom's arrangements of his favorite songs. These covers range from Stevie Wonder hits and funk classics, to well-known 90's Nickelodeon and video game theme songs. Tom's experience as a true millennial brings a refreshing take to the timeless guitar trio format.

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.
May 3

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: Nico Posse & Big Bam Pum- Jazz / Latin / Tango

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www.facebook.com/nicoposse.music
The Argentinian composer has just released an album with his newest project. From Buenos Aires, Argentina, Nico Posse & Big Bam Pum! presents ‘Urban memories’. The album includes original pieces along the track ‘Urban memories’ which the album is named after. Nico Posse & Big Bam Pum! plays with a mixture of latin rhythms such as Tango, Folklore, Candome and Milonga in the framework of jazz like improvisation creating a personal yet universal style. They arrive in the US after their tour through Ecuador and Uruguay, then continue through Europe in the middle of the year.

8-10pm: JNote Band- R&B

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www.jnotemusic.com
This vocalist and writer is the embodiment of a true singing spirit. She started her musical journey at church and since then, advanced into sharing her gift, singing across stages. ​ Since then, she has directed choirs and has advanced into sharing her gift as a group and private voice instructor and as a professional, singing across stages and creating music.

10pm-12am: Throwback Thursdays w / Jared Mancuso

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.
May 4

6-7pm: Oli Nelson Group- Jazz

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www.facebook.com/olinelsondrums/
This new trio of Australian born drummer Oli Nelson promises a highly energetic and engaging performance, with a mix of well known and more eclectic Jazz standards.

7-8pm: BobbyrocK- Alt. / Punk / Rock

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www.bobbyrockusa.com
From Southern California (Huntington Beach), Based in Austin, Tx BobbyrocK Is Thee "Punk of Rock". A Huge Sound Coming From This Alternative Punk Rock Solo Artist. Guitarist/Singer Justin "Bobby" Brescia As Seen On The Hit Reality MTV Show 'The Hills' With His Screaming Electric Guitar And A Hard Rock Drum Machine.

8-9pm: Cheia De Soul - Funk / Blues / Soul

www.cheiadesoul.bandcamp.com
Samba-inspired soul, funk, blues, pop and disco beats, with lyrics sung in the beautiful language of Portuguese.

9-10pm: Grupo Dynasty- Garifuna Music

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=yXedqqE46BA&feature=youtu.be
Dynasty is a young music group who had join together late 2014, and is willing to change ways. We are told to play certain types of music but We play our type of music which people like.

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 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.
May 5

6-7pm: Salvo Losappio- Jazz

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www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100015764118085
Salvo Losappio was born in South Italy in 1989. He started saxophone lessons at the age of 9 and discovered his passion for jazz as a teenager. After early training with private teachers, in 2004 he entered his hometown’s conservatory of music where he studied until he was 19. At the same age, he started attending several workshops all over Italy and began his professional jazz career performing regularly at many regional and national music venues. After eleven years on alto saxophone, in 2011 he made a permanent switch to the tenor saxophone. After earning an Arts and Humanities degree with honor, he decided to devolve himself entirely to the music. Moved to New York in late 2015, Losappio studied privately with Grant Stewart and began working within the local jazz community. Since then he has already had the privilege to team up with remarkable musicians Murray Wall, David Wong, Peter Van Nostrand, Paul Sikivie, Philip Stewart and others.

7-8pm: 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.

8-9pm: Kevin Mfinka- World Music

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=h6kSr2pifcU
"Kevin M'FINKA" began his career in Brazzaville, Congo. True to Congolese artist culture, Mfinka became a well-known percussionist, composer, singer and dancer. He integrated all of his talents into performing with traditional and modern ballet groups. After a long international tour within the Drums of Brazza, he moved to France in 1997 and began a solo career. In his albums, interpreted in his mother tongue, he tackles powerful themes such as war; while always staying optimistic. His latest album is a musical journey between Brazzaville and the Le Havre, Normandy region of France. Collaborating with African and European musicians, Mfinka’s musical universe mixes tradition and modern sounds of ngoma, sanza, guitar, bass, and saxophone. His imagination feeds on the mixing of influences encountered around the world. Kevin M’FINKA continues to travel and share his music around the world; while promoting a recent book release. The book recounts his 20 years of adventures in Normandy; including testimonies from artist friends who shared the stage with him over the years.

9-10pm: Tony Santos Band- Blues

www.bandmix.com/tony-santos-band-10128/
Veteran of the New York Rock and Blues Scene Tony Santos has now formed his own band: The Tony Santos Band which features songs that he has written over over 30 year career. Tony has released 4 CDs , Iguana Man, That's what I am talking about, Solid Ground and All in a Days Work with the Blues Conspiracy Band.

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”.
May 6

3-5pm: '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!

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
May 7

6-7pm: Anita Rein - Singer Songwriter / R&B

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www.anitarein.com
Anita Rein is an Afro-Latina singer-songwriter focusing mostly on pop, soul and acoustic indie. Her aspirations include becoming a successful songwriter and having at least one of her songs appear in a movie.

7-8pm: The James Labrosse Collective - Flamenco / Jazz / R&B

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www.jameslabrosse.com
Composer and guitarist James Labrosse leads a diverse group of musicians performing original music and music by Paco de Lucia, Vicente Amigo, and other greats.

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.
May 8

7-8pm: The Way Things Go- Jazz

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www.alter-nativ.fr/label/projects/laurent-david-the-way-things-go/
laurent david the way things go « THE WAY THINGS GO » a eu sa vie et laisse place à de nouveaux projets! Après la résidence mensuelle aux petits joueurs, des concerts à Paris, Bruxelles, Lille et même New York (!!!), ce disque aura été joué du solo au quintet, filmé sous toutes les coutures, et aura même eu le privilège de profiter de la subvention SACEM à l’autoproduction. Quelques passages radio, de jolies critiques sur des journaux spécialisés et même un magnifique article sur Bassiste Magazine agrémentèrent les 2 ans pendant lesquels nous avons défendu cette musique basée sur les rencontres impromptues et la création collective! Laurent David (bass), Pierre Mangeard (drums) & Mario Forte (Violon)

8-9pm: Toney Rocks- America / Blues / Rock

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www.toneyrocks.com
The Las Vegas Weekly named Toney Rocks as one of the top 10 Acts to Watch in 2017. His sound is an Americana mixture of country, blues and rock with engaging songwriting. His soulful singing is supported by acoustic guitars, ukulele and piano. Kathy Forste, Music Director of KC Cafe Radio said, “Toney Rocks voice is cool and sweet, rocking and lyrical. His songs are thoughtful and hummable...”. Ray Sang from UK blog IndustryME says, "I was sold as soon as I heard the husky tones of Toney's voice".

*ROCK NIGHT*

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Every Tuesday, 10pm-12am

9-11pm: The Academy Blues Project - Blues / Rock / Soul

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www.facebook.com/theacademybluesproject/
The Academy Blues Project is a powerhouse quintet founded in 2005 and based in New York City.

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.
May 9

6-7pm: Emanuele Filippi Band- Jazz

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www.emanuelefilippi.com
Emanuele Filippi is a piano player, composer, and bandleader from Udine, Italy. In 2017, Filippi was the winner of the Italian jazz competition “Chicco Bettinardi” as a soloist and a finalist for the “Lelio Luttazzi” prize for jazz piano players. As a composer, Filippi qualified for finals at the national “Barga Jazz Festival Composition Competition” in 2015 and “Scrivere in Jazz Composition Competition” in 2016.

7-8pm: The Larry Corban Electric Trio- Funk / Fusion

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www.larrycorban.com
Larry Corban is a New York City based guitarist that has had extensive experience working with some of the world’s greatest musicians.

8-9pm: Shavit Prince- World (ohl)

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=bIS-Ydiy5jc
Shavit Prince is a singer and a composer from Israel, currently based in NYC. She began her music studies at the very early age of 4, singing and playing violin and piano at the Israeli Conservatory for Music in Tel-Aviv and is now completing her education in the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music in New York. Her ethnic compositions are based on a unique combination of influences, including Israeli and Afro-Cuban music. In a career spanning 11 years she has performed with diverse music groups at festivals and competitions in Spain, England, The Netherlands and Israel, experiences that showed her the power of music to bring people together and inspired her to create music that connects people across cultures.

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.
May 10

7-8pm: Sundae + Mr. Goessl- Vintage Jazz Duo

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www.vintagejazzduo.com​
Sundae + Mr. Goessl is an award-winning husband/wife duo reviving the spirit of the Golden Age with a sparkling and refreshing act. This charming couple keeps audiences smiling with music from a by-gone era refurbished in a surprisingly fresh way.

8-9pm: The Last Two Dollars- Blues / Soul

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www.lasttwodollarsband.com/
THE LAST TWO DOLLARS play electric Chicago blues, soul, and funk, all with a New York edge.

9-10pm: Sweet Little Bloodhounds- Southern Rock / Americana

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www.sweetlittlebloodhound.com/slb-in-the-trailer-2/slb-indie-trailer-2/
Combine an indie music touring band on a budget with 7 million dollar dreams, you'll find there is lots of room for heartbreak and swashbuckling. These Grammy members and talented musicians have lots of laughs and share tips as they document their behind-the-scenes journey together, as they are still behind-the-scenes on their podcast, "SLB Indie Trailer."

10-11pm: Jon Freeman AMERICAN GRIMM- Gothic Americana / Folk / Dark

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www.soundcloud.com/jonfreemanmusic
Jon Freeman is a ghost-in-residence on planet Earth. He enjoys haunting Brooklyn brownstones and rattling around in your radiator at night. Currently, Jon is writing and recording AMERICAN GRIMM, which can best be described as "taking the Grimms' Fairy Tales out of Germany and overseas to the American Wild West, and then modernizing that."

11pm-12am: Adèle Rouamba, Mano & Féenose- Burkina from Burkina

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www.facebook.com/events/224587008094999/
Nominated in the Kunde of the Burkinabe diaspora's 2018, Adèle Rouamba, Mano and Féenose will be in NYC to perform Shrine World Music Venue ! One Date: Thursday, May 10th, 2018 One Hour: from 23H00 - 24H00 Entrance: 1 Drink (you just have to a drink consommation there) Don't miss this SHOW!!!

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.
May 11

6-7pm: Juan Carlos Polo - Jazz

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www.soundcloud.com/juancarlospolomusic/03-nuevos-aires
Drummer Juan Carlos Polo is one of the most versatile and creative musicians of his generation. Classically trained, he blends a number of influences in his playing including those of his native Peru.Now, based in NYC, he is celebrating the release of his debut album Insomnio.

7-8pm: Suenos- Jazz

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www.suenosjazz.com
Suenos is a band pushing the evolution of jazz into a contemporary setting. Rhythms borrowed from Hip-Hop and R&B blend seamlessly with modal and gospel harmony, with bebop-tinged horns flowing over the top to paint a unique musical portrait. The Atlantic included Sueños in a feature for their “Saturday Night in America” series. They have performed at the Fillmore Street Jazz Festival in SF, the PDX Jazz Festival in Portland, and Herb Alpert’s Vibrato Jazz Grill in LA, as well as at secret shows curated by SOFAR Sounds SF, SOFAR Sounds Portland, and SOFAR Sounds New York.

8-9pm: Keef Clan - Groove

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www.soundcloud.com/search?q=lomar%20brown
This band consist of groovy guys and gal performers. Zerlina Devi piano, Max Gerl bass, Chris Andersen drums, Lomar Brown Saxophone/host.

9-10pm: Tenement Funk Project - Funk / Soul

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www.facebook.com/TenementFunkProject/
The Tenement Funk Project is a band of musicians living and performing together in New York City.

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.
May 12

6-7pm: The Library Band- Acoustic Duo

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www.facebook.com/Librarybandband/
Joe and Matt have been playing and writing music together for a long time. As The Library Band, they combine stellar harmonies and multi-instrumental magic to ensure a pleasant reading experience.

7-8pm: Taiacore from Madrid- Folk / Acoustic Rock / Americana

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www.taiacore.com
AN ELECRO-ACOUSTIC INDIE-FOLK BAND THAT KNOWS NO BOUNDARIES A pair of disparate, wandering souls who travel the world transforming their adventures into cosmopolitan sound experiences. It was some time back that Marta Tai’s intense vocals first met Vincenzo Tancorre’s creative approach to guitar and banjo. Soon they would embark on a journey together, sculpting a unique musical identity through street performances in Berlin, California, Rome and Madrid. Sheer chemistry, despite their different roots, drove them to compose as their personal relationship developed. The journey has only just begun.

8-9pm: The CDubU Blues Express - Blues / Rock

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qek2oQ75Vmo
The Blues Express is a versatile NYC based blues/rock/soul/funk band that performs a mix of dynamic covers and eclectic originals.

9pm-12am: Qew Lunel & The Mosaic Movement- Reggae / Rock / R&B / F

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www.qewlunelmusic.com
Qew Lunel & his band the Mosaic Movement have been playing all over & putting on a spectacular show. If you haven't seen them live then you are missing out on an experience you will never forget.

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”.
May 13

3-5pm: '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!

5-6pm: Jessica Graae- Singer / Songwriter

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www.jessicagraae.com
Jessica Graae blends her folk-rock style and classical training to create haunting, soulful songs. Her “evocative, lush, and exquisite” vocals are accompanied by “elegant and impressive guitar playing”. Jessica was voted WSTW’s Hometown Heroes’ “Best Female Solo Artist” (2017, 2015), and she is currently a featured musician in WHYY's local music program. She has played the Philadelphia Folk Festival, Delmarva Folk Festival, and Haverford Music Festivals. In November, Jessica released her third studio album, “Blue Heart”.

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: The Justin Rothberg Group - Funk

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www.myspace.com/thejustinrothbergtrio
We try to explore a variety of different styles of music. While the trio is firmly dedicated to jazz, we try to stay as open minded as possible. Songs are influenced by hiphop, funk, dub reggae, Latin, world music, and anything else the band has been listening to. To keep the music from sounding stiff, everyone tries to trust each other's musical taste. Even though I write all of the tunes, it's still a very open vibe on stage. No matter what song the band is playing, we're always open to experimentation

9-10pm: Elegant Primates- Afro-Pop / Jazz / Rock / Soul

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www.facebook.com/Elegant-Primates-1140244136087498/
Elegant Primates is a diverse collective playing exciting, original grooves drawing on Afro-pop, ska, jazz, Latin rock and soul influences.

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
May 14

6-7pm: Basia- Singer / Songwriter

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www.basiamusic.com/
Basia is a young singer-songwriter whose music takes you by the hand and invites you to a world of love, joy and child-like happiness. In her jazz-flavored, delicate tunes you can hear her smile as she sings every word with deep compassion and warmth. Every song is a story told from the heart. Her positive energy is sure to take you on an uplifting journey away from everyday struggles.

7-8pm: Ryan Slatko- Jazz

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www.ryanslatkomusic.com/music
Miami native Ryan Slatko has studied with Ari Hoenig, Gil Goldstein, Taylor Eigsti and Shai Maestro. His debut album “First Impressions” features Grammy-nominated drummer and producer Ulysses Owens Jr. He was the musical director for “Lights Out,” a musical about Nat King Cole starring Dulé Hill and Daniel J. Watts. He placed 3rd in the 2014 Jacksonville Jazz Piano Competition, and has performed or recorded with Rich Perry, Alex Sipiagin, Chris Potter, Tom Scott, Linda Oh, Adam Rogers, Randy Brecker, Ari Hoenig and many more.

9-10pm: SoundTrip - Fusion

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www.soundcloud.com/search?q=quattrosounds
Sound Trip infuses the mixture of different styles of music including funk, jazz, fusion, Latin and Soul. Encompassed with a foundation of blues the sultry songs with vocals will resonate in the soul of everyone who hears it. The musicians are all seasoned and proficient in there instruments. Playing for many years each of us has played the Shrine Venue dozens of times and also has played Silvana's. A musical experience and a trip through many sounds is what's expected.

10-11pm: Nikita Pink- Soul / Funk / Psychedelic

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www.nikitatheband.com/
Formed in early 2017 and hailing from a variety of musical backgrounds, members of Nikita blend soul, funk, and psychedelic rock to create an exciting, danceable sound. The band's first release, Nikita Pink, showcases the group's outstanding songwriting talent, while their live performances demonstrate a chemistry and charisma that keeps fans grooving all night long. Nikita is currently hard at work on their next release and putting together a 2018 tour that will take them around the northeast United States and beyond.

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.
May 15

6-7pm: Laura Dowding- Singer / Songwriter

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www.facebook.com/lauradowdingmusic
Laura Dowding is a singer/songwriter from Westerly, Rhode Island. Her music has been classified as neo-soul, R&B, and jazz. Her style and sound has frequently been compared to the vocal powerhouses of Adele, Amy Winehouse, Lauryn Hill, and Joss Stone. Laura has performed across the US and in major cities such as New Haven, Minneapolis, New York City, and Los Angeles. She has performed, and is one of few regular acts, at the Westerly Summer Pops for over 25,000 people.

7-8pm: Luke Domozick- Singer Songwriter

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www.lukedomozick.bandcamp.com/album/north-road
Singer songwriter making his way from Western Ma through the Northeast playing original heartfelt emotional music..

*ROCK NIGHT*

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Every Tuesday, 10pm-12am

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.
May 16

6-7pm: Elizabeth Wise - Acoustic-Electric Blues / Jazz / Folk

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www.facebook.com/ewisemusic/
"Virginia native blues and folk singer-songwriter Elizabeth Wise performs a variety of styles including her original compositions and arrangements, and updates old classics with funky folk overtones while her smooth vocals run the gamut from soothing to tearing down the bar."

7-8pm: Jaka Kopach- Jazz

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=VrrKUFh1x4w&feature=youtu.be
Jaka Kopach (Slovenian spelling: Kopač) is recognized as one of the leading jazz alto saxophonists of the younger generation of musicians in Slovenia. He is mostly known for his musical expression, which he compliments with a warm sound and a lot of energy. His playing also reflects in his compositions that are musically both challenging and simple, and carry a certain depth, which he fully establishes in improvisation.

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
May 17

6-7pm: Marcos Rosa from Brazil - Guitarist

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www.marcos-rosa.wix.com/marcos-rosa
Marcos is a musician from Brazil who is now living in New York to pursuit his Doctoral degree in Jazz/Commercial Music - Electric Guitar. Since 2008 he has published many papers on international journals and conferences, usually focusing on the way people learn and teach electric guitar. As a performance musician, he played and recorded with: Unidade Móvel; Os Nonatos; Glaucia Lima, Orquestra de Violões da Paraíba; Eleonora Falcone, Trio Jazzera. He is also the first winner of the Philippe Bertaud Memorial Scholarship Award.

7-8pm: Amber Sweeney- Singer-Songwriter

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www.theambersweeney.com
Amber's music is soulful & bluesy, wavering between warm & gritty at just the right times. Being compared to the likes of Joss Stone, Bonnie Raitt, and India Arie, Amber can take you from your front porch to a tailgate with riveting soulful melodies.

8-9pm: CANAANITE GROOVE- World ohl

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www.canaanitegroove.com
Under the blazing sun, the hot sand invites your feet to dance to imaginative, original tunes, recreating the music which may have emerged from the Land of Canaan many years ago. Canaanite groove burst onto Israel’s music scene at the World Jazz Festival in Tel Aviv, in 2006. With an enchanting blend of African, Yemenite, Ladino, Balkan and Middle Eastern sounds - coupled with sophisticated and talented musicians, Canaanite Groove offers a complete experience. "Canaanite Groove is a rich stew of musical elements in which every musician has a chance to contribute their own spice"

9-10pm: Something Like Seduction- Reggae / Rock / Alternative

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www.slseduction.com
Something Like Seduction is a 4 piece reggae/alternative band that was formed in October of 2011. With heavy reggae basslines, sweeping lead guitar licks and hard hitting melodic choruses, SLS creates a uniquely energetic musical experience.

10-11pm: $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!

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.
May 18

6-7pm: SHGR Quartet- Jazz

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www.eladio-rojas.squarespace.com/audio/
This modern jazz super group has been gracing the stages of New York City for only half of a year, and already, they’ve found their own distinct sound among the legions of creative music groups in these 5 boroughs. SHGR draws influence from a diverse array of sounds, ranging from the virtuostic tinklings of Brad Mehldau, to the incomparable honking and squeaking of Albert Isler, to the pixilated bleeps and bloops of early video game music. SHGR has been fortunate enough to play at some of the city’s hottest venues – Minton’s Playhouse, Williamsburg Music Center, Ibeam, among many others. They continue to innovate and trailblaze as they make their way to their next destination: The Shrine

8-9pm: Galipote World Music - Caribbean Rock

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www.facebook.com/GalipoteMusic/
While the band takes their name from a mystical folklore creature of the night, Galipote is anything but a nightmarish concoction. In fact, its deft and ease with various AfroCaribbean rhythms and instruments of West Indian folklore, within a rock format that doesn’t shy away from the blues, makes Galipote a unique world beat rock band with a potent, high energy sonic recipe sure to delight even the most jaded of listeners.

9-10pm: The Dirty Old Men - NYC- Blues / Classic Rock / Funk

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www.thedirtyoldmen-nyc.com
The Dirty Old Men-NYC started out predominately as a blues band but eventually segued into playing classic rock and soul covers. In recent months, the band has progressed further by moving into playing our own original material. Our current sets consists of both originals and covers with emphasis on having our audiences dance along and enjoy themselves. The name of our band stems from the fact that all 5 of us are middle aged, but don't be fooled. If you were to put a mask on our drummer, the audience would think he was 19.

10pm-12am: 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.

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.
May 19

6-7pm: Nili Grieco & Leandro Ragusa- Tango and Argentine music

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www.quintetodeacademia.wixsite.com/quintetodeacademia/english-version
"Nili Grieco, flutist, teaches at the Buenos Aires Conseratory of music and heads differents musical ensembles. With Leandro Ragusa, bandoneonist, composer and arranger make up this dúo wich feature the unpublished for bandoneon and flute Astor Piazzolla Historia del Tango, and other musics."

7-8pm: Heavy hitters- Jazz ohl

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

9-11pm: Baychester Blues - Rock / Funk / Blues

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https://www.facebook.com/BaychesterBlues/?fref=ts
www.youtube.com/baychesterblues www.soundcloud.com/baychesterblues https://instagram.com/baychesterblues

11pm-12am: Billy Iuso Band from New Orleans

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www.billyiuso.com
Billy was influenced by great music which prompted him to form his first band at the age of 17. The experience provided a working stage for him to hone is skills of both covers and original works. Iuso formed the Brides of Jesus in the early nineties and the band gained much notoriety and success in the jam band scene. They played opening week at Club Wetlands NYC, the first club dedicated to the Jam Band scene, alongside artists such as Blues Traveler and Spin Doctors. Brides of Jesus opened for major acts such as the Dave Matthews Band, Widespread Panic and George Clinton. The band toured and performed together for a decade, with three major album releases, and throughout the lively touring schedule Billy became familiar with the band The Meters, who introduced him to his current home in New Orleans where he has lived since 1996.

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”.
May 20

3-5pm: '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: Shevelovin' - 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.

9-10pm: Blak Emoji & Alex Kelly- Pop Alt / Rock Electrorock

www.facebook.com/blakemoji/
Kelsey Warren has been around the block, having fronted a long-running and successful rock band based on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. But Blak Emoji, the current face of Kelsey Warren, is something entirely different and new--both for Warren himself and for the listener weary of monotonous music trends.
May 21

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.

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

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www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1254550281231192
The Shrine World Music Venue presents The Sifer Hosted by Likwuidity (NYC's Hip Hop & Spoken Word Jam) The Sifer uses live hip hop fusion music as a way to bring cultures closer together. We encourage inner peace through self expression and encourage universal love for mankind though sharing our differences. Sifer life, sifer lyrics, sifer love. "Different Voices, Shared Humanity" DATE: September 19, 2016 8PM to MIDNIGHT WHERE: The Shrine World Music Venue (2271 Adam Clayton Powell) COVER: "Collection Plate Style" Suggested Donation (give what you can upon arrival) Doors 8:00PM Show 8:30PM SIGN THE LIST EARLY

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.
May 22

6-7pm: Mary and Johanna- Folk / Bluegrass

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www.m.facebook.com/banjojohanna/
Mary and Johanna are a pair of singer-songwriters that combine contemporary folk with bluegrass and traditional Appalachian influences.

7-8pm: Ada Belle- ohl

8-9pm: Nova Luz - Jazz / Rock / Indie

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www.soundcloud.com/nova-luz
Nova Luz has the type of sultry vibe that keeps you in tune with what she's playing and singing, and a sweetness to her personality that comes through in between songs, surprising the listener, and engaging them even more. She performs covers and originals, and does everything justice.

*ROCK NIGHT*

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Every Tuesday, 9pm-12am

9-10pm: Big Sweater

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www.facebook.com/BigSweater/?fref=nf
Reshawn Smith and Elijah McCoy are Archipelago a band of many styles focusing on the art of storytelling, based out of NYC.
May 23

9-10pm: The Matt Project - Pop Rock Soul R&B

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www.facebook.com/themattproject2014/
GREAT NEWS....The New Single Is Out!! The Matt Project (M. Breoni & C. Poddighe) feat. FRANK MCCOMB link: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/themattprojectfeatfrankm

10-11pm: The Step Dads-Indie Rock

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www.thestepdadsband.com/
Hailing from Miami, The Step Dads are a guitar-driven, synth-blasting, anthemic indie rock band. Formed in the Spring of 2017, the group has played extensively around Miami and NYC, and are embarking upon a U.S. East Coast tour May of 2018. These young 20’s musicians out of the Frost School of Music infuse their live shows with a vigorous and spirited energy that is the true draw of the band.
May 24

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

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

8pm-12am: Felix Leberty- Nigerian Music

May 25

6-7pm: Maës- Jazz

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www.facebook.com/maestheband/
Maës is a collective created by Julian Picado and Evan Eubanks. It is currently being curated by: Dylan Del Olmo and Alejandro Gonzalez. Maës is a space* for creativity, honesty, education and hard work but most important it's a space to express and exchange thoughts in order to generate positive change.

7-8pm: Daitoku / Tamuro Rie from Japan - Singer Songwriter

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www.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=nvMhb8wbpFM&app=desktop
Singer Songwriter DAITOKU from Kyoto,Japan. About 1000 concert tour held in Japan 2014〜2017. Tamuro Rie is a 21 years old singer songwriter from Nara, Japan.

8-10pm: 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

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.
May 26

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: Tierra Sonikete- Flamenco / Jazz

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www.jqwhitcomb.com/tierra-sonikete
Tierra Sonikete, originating from New Mexico, the Land of Enchantment, reflects the rhythmic beauty of New Mexico’s desert landscapes integrated with the nuanced jazz harmonies of the big city, unified by the passionate spirit of Spain’s flamenco traditions.

9-10pm: Linden St. Connection - American Roots & Soul

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www.shecklermusic.com
Since 2015, Linden St. Connection has been writing and performing music steeped in influence from the American singer-songwriter tradition and New Orleans blues. Lead by Jon Sheckler and Caitlin Bement, the band has played The Bitter End, Pianos, Bowery Electric, Sidewalk Cafe, Silvana, Shrine World Music, LIC Bar and the Metropolitan Room with some of the best musicians in the New York music scene. In addition to co-writing and arranging for the band, Caitlin and Jon have been active performers, backing artist such as Sinbad, 2/3 Goat, X-Factor contestant Von Middleton and MANY others worldwide!

10pm-12am: Casa Mantequilla - Blues Infused Global Grooves

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=_M7wkvUfKK0
Casa Mantequilla is an explosion of Blues, Funk, Jazz, Arabic, and Latin music. A truly cross-cultural New York City band, Casa Mantequilla sings in three languages and draws musical inspiration from just about every continent. Homegrown straight out of NYC, this band will put swing in your hips, groove in your pocket, love in your heart, and a smile across your face!

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”.