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sunday, february 19, 2017 2:00am

***Check out Yatenga French Bistro***

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

sunday, february 19, 2017 3:35am

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 4th 2017 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

Join us June 4th 2017 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.

sunday, february 19, 2017 4:00pm

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

1/ $3 for Draft Beer Brooklyn Lager,Stella, Blue Moon, Heineken & Anchor steam Budwiser, Kronoberg 1664 ,Yugling lager, Sam Adam, Hardcore, DogFish 60 Minutes,Bass ale,Pabst Blue Ribbone and $4 Guiness 2/ $ 5 Glass of Wine, $4 Frozen Margarita & Pina Colada. 3/ $6 Buffalo Wings feat French Fries or Plantain. With the Best Music of All Time. From 4pm - 8pm

sunday, february 19, 2017 5:00pm

5-8pm: The Shrine Sunday Jazz Jam Session with Lu Reid

Spontaneous Jazz does not happen at Lincoln Center...or BAM!!! It is still in Harlem, where my friends and I live it every day. All the musicians on these streets are stars. When I was a kid and I first heard the sweet language of that magical Jazz I was hooked for life. You just soaked it up and couldn't help but be moved by it as you walked the streets. I can still feel that kaleidoscope of sound, and I want to bring it to you each and every Sunday.

sunday, february 19, 2017 8:00pm

8-9pm: The James Labrosse Collective - Flamenco / Jazz / R&B

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. The powerful repertoire contains musical influences from Spain, Brazil and Latin America, Western Asia, and North America. Over the past few years, Labrosse has performed with renown names such as Antonio Serrano (former Paco de Lucia Group) and La Shica.

sunday, february 19, 2017 9:00pm

9-10pm: The Merry Rockers - Reggae

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.

sunday, february 19, 2017 10:00pm

10pm-12am: Oxygen Box - Reggae

A unique mix between genres and cultures; both Stanley and Malvo were born in Haiti, while Natalie is an African American of Jamaican descent. In light of the above, they unite with musicians coming from various parts of the world to bring a breath of fresh air with their music. Oxygen Box is a live band making audiences dance or feel like starting a revolution to the sounds of Reggae, think about our society with its Hip Hop, get energized with its Rock

sunday, february 19, 2017 12:00am

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

"Crown Kings Reggae Sundays" DJ Ceace *Dj Blue Steele *DJ Rio *Kimani

sunday, february 19, 2017 12:30am

(In The GREEN ROOM): 8pm-12am: Al Grigg - Blues / Rock

Al Grigg has been active in the music scene since 1975 performing quality music throughout four continents and releasing a string of albums and CD's over the years. He has had a long music presence that includes playing solo and with bands in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia, most recently leading the indie band The Flying Dogs of Jupiter (FDOJ) and The Fine Line Band based right here in NYC.

sunday, february 19, 2017 1:00am

12am-2am: DJ Ruggz

Based out of Harlem, Ruggz who is a DJ and producer started his journey of music at a young age who first took up BBoying as a child. Due to his popularity as a dancer, he eventually began DJing that lead him to spin at College parties and major competitions throughout the Tri-State Area. Having a few accomplishments under his belt such as performing on ‘The Today Show’ and The Kennedy Center in Washington DC. Ruggz wants to continue to share his love of music with anyone who is willing to listen.

monday, february 20, 2017 2:00am

***Check out Yatenga French Bistro***

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

monday, february 20, 2017 3:35am

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 4th 2017 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

Join us June 4th 2017 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.

monday, february 20, 2017 4:00pm

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

1/ $3 for Draft Beer Brooklyn Lager,Stella, Blue Moon, Heineken & Anchor steam Budwiser, Kronoberg 1664 ,Yugling lager, Sam Adam, Hardcore, DogFish 60 Minutes,Bass ale,Pabst Blue Ribbone and $4 Guiness 2/ $ 5 Glass of Wine, $4 Frozen Margarita & Pina Colada. 3/ $6 Buffalo Wings feat French Fries or Plantain. With the Best Music of All Time. From 4pm - 8pm

monday, february 20, 2017 6:00pm

6-7pm: The Sourbellies - Alt. Rock / Soul

The music of the Sourbellies is witty yet pretty, poppy yet snobby, and fun but can still pack a punch. The Sourbellies are from Beverly, Massachusetts where the reverb is high, the snares are tight, and the bass is real low.

monday, february 20, 2017 7:00pm

7-8pm: Mark Shepherd - Singer-Songwriter

Mark Shepherd is a Cambridge based singer-songwriter. He plays original music that has been described variously as being “dark” and “thoughtful”.

monday, february 20, 2017 8:00pm

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

Welcome to Season 3 of the Sifer as we kick off our Back to School Edition this September 19th! 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

monday, february 20, 2017 12:00am

12-3:45am: DJ Natt from Japan

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.

tuesday, february 21, 2017 2:00am

***Check out Yatenga French Bistro***

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

tuesday, february 21, 2017 3:35am

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 4th 2017 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

Join us June 4th 2017 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.

tuesday, february 21, 2017 4:00pm

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

1/ $3 for Draft Beer Brooklyn Lager,Stella, Blue Moon, Heineken & Anchor steam Budwiser, Kronoberg 1664 ,Yugling lager, Sam Adam, Hardcore, DogFish 60 Minutes,Bass ale,Pabst Blue Ribbone and $4 Guiness 2/ $ 5 Glass of Wine, $4 Frozen Margarita & Pina Colada. 3/ $6 Buffalo Wings feat French Fries or Plantain. With the Best Music of All Time. From 4pm - 8pm

tuesday, february 21, 2017 6:00pm

6-8pm: Jhoe Garay Guitar Trio- Jazz

Guitarist from Mexico City. Moved to New York City 2 years ago. Her current project is a jazz guitar trio, which explores the tradition yet with her own touch.

wednesday, february 22, 2017 2:00am

***Check out Yatenga French Bistro***

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

wednesday, february 22, 2017 3:35am

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 4th 2017 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

Join us June 4th 2017 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.

wednesday, february 22, 2017 4:00pm

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

1/ $3 for Draft Beer Brooklyn Lager,Stella, Blue Moon, Heineken & Anchor steam Budwiser, Kronoberg 1664 ,Yugling lager, Sam Adam, Hardcore, DogFish 60 Minutes,Bass ale,Pabst Blue Ribbone and $4 Guiness 2/ $ 5 Glass of Wine, $4 Frozen Margarita & Pina Colada. 3/ $6 Buffalo Wings feat French Fries or Plantain. With the Best Music of All Time. From 4pm - 8pm

wednesday, february 22, 2017 6:00pm

6-7pm: Byways- Jazz/ Pop/ World

Road less traveled... Byways is Bob Gingery, Hashem Assadullahi and Julie Milgram, a trio exploring the intersection of pop, jazz and world music.

wednesday, february 22, 2017 7:00pm

7-8pm: Common Holly from Montreal - Indie / Folk / Rock

"What dappled sunlight would sound like if it had a voice." - Julia Isler "Like an actress trying on different costumes, never really settling on one character to play." - Zachary Rosen

wednesday, february 22, 2017 10:00pm

10-11pm: Blue Savages - Blues

Four guys from New York ready to fill your ear holes with a creamy blend of Blues, Blues and Country. Hard driving. Rough and nice, intensely associated. This band could be all things to all people but they don't pay them enough for that. What can be said about Blue Savages that hasn't already been publicly stated by the FBI? Four guys who may or may not have your best interests at heart. If you try to roll with them be prepared for waking up somewhere you've never been with a hangover, having signed some sort of binding legal agreement or maybe just maxing out your credit cards by playing drinking games with the band. So get up and dance, just rock in your chair or cry in your beer. They got you covered. Coming soon to a venue near you. Wait, what?

wednesday, february 22, 2017 12:00am

12-3:45am: DJ Dakar

DJ Dakar is from the Pikine neighborhood of Dakar, Senegal, and now lives in Harlem, New York City. He got his start in the music business as an audio technician for radio and television in Dakar. He also DJ'd Dakar's late-night, hip-hop radio show "Hotmix" on WALF-FM. Now in New York, DJ Dakar's music is distinguished by his mixing of the latest hits in dance, hip-hop, Sengalese mbalax, reggae, Ivorian couper decaler, Congolese soukous, salsa, reggaeton and more.

wednesday, february 22, 2017 12:30am

(In The GREEN ROOM): 8pm-12am: Hexual Ceiling - Jazz / R&B

Hexual Ceiling is an NYC-based jazz and R&B group that draws on influences ranging from Monk to Michael Jackson (with a heavy dose of Marvin Gaye). The music is at turns intimate and energetic, showcasing bold arrangements and fresh ideas while always keeping a melodic sensibility at heart.

thursday, february 23, 2017 2:00am

***Check out Yatenga French Bistro***

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

thursday, february 23, 2017 3:35am

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 4th 2017 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

Join us June 4th 2017 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.

thursday, february 23, 2017 4:00pm

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

1/ $3 for Draft Beer Brooklyn Lager,Stella, Blue Moon, Heineken & Anchor steam Budwiser, Kronoberg 1664 ,Yugling lager, Sam Adam, Hardcore, DogFish 60 Minutes,Bass ale,Pabst Blue Ribbone and $4 Guiness 2/ $ 5 Glass of Wine, $4 Frozen Margarita & Pina Colada. 3/ $6 Buffalo Wings feat French Fries or Plantain. With the Best Music of All Time. From 4pm - 8pm

thursday, february 23, 2017 6:00pm

6-7pm: Alexa Dexa - Toychestra/Electro/Pop/ Soul

Alexa Dexa is a multifaceted artist with footholds in composition, electronic sound design, and performance. Her toychestral electronic pop solo project parades her floating vocals, handcrafted soundscapes, and enough instruments made with children in mind to rival a playpen. Among her growing collection are her beloved toy pianos, pitched desk bells, and typatune.

thursday, february 23, 2017 7:00pm

7-8pm: Joanne Vance with Sebastian Acosta from Ecuador - Jazz

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.

thursday, february 23, 2017 8:00pm

8-9pm: Afrosphere Trio- Afro/ Funk

Our objective is to bring the joys of contemporary african dance music to our fellow new yorkers. Combining the rich rhythms, harmonies and melodies of traditional African music with a modern trio format enables us to reach New Yorkers where they are most comfortable in their local area. By focusing on our local communities we help build up the businesses, the music scene and the people of the communities we play in.

thursday, february 23, 2017 9:00pm

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

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.

thursday, february 23, 2017 12:00am

12-3:45am: DJ Nenim from Nigeria

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.

thursday, february 23, 2017 12:30am

(In The GREEN ROOM): 6-9pm: Open Mic & Jam

Acoustic open mic and jam; Hosted by Taylor Arbab - Featured Act: Sally DeJesus

thursday, february 23, 2017 12:30am

9:30pm-12am: Mark Shepherd - Folk

Mark Shepherd is a Cambridge based singer-songwriter. He plays original music that has been described variously as being “dark” and “thoughtful”.

friday, february 24, 2017 2:00am

***Check out Yatenga French Bistro***

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

friday, february 24, 2017 3:35am

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 4th 2017 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

Join us June 4th 2017 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.

friday, february 24, 2017 4:00pm

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

1/ $3 for Draft Beer Brooklyn Lager,Stella, Blue Moon, Heineken & Anchor steam Budwiser, Kronoberg 1664 ,Yugling lager, Sam Adam, Hardcore, DogFish 60 Minutes,Bass ale,Pabst Blue Ribbone and $4 Guiness 2/ $ 5 Glass of Wine, $4 Frozen Margarita & Pina Colada. 3/ $6 Buffalo Wings feat French Fries or Plantain. With the Best Music of All Time. From 4pm - 8pm

friday, february 24, 2017 6:00pm

6-7pm: Alfredo Colon Quartet - Jazz

Saxophonist and composer Alfredo Colon is a New York native. He has studied with musicians such as Lee Konitz, Gary Smulyan, Jason Rigby, John O'Gallagher, Steve Wilson, and Adam Larson. The saxophonist has performed at venues such as B.B. King’s, The Louis Armstrong House, Birdland and The Appel Room at Lincoln Center. He draws influence from musicians such as David Binney, Lee Konitz, Wayne Shorter, Jackie McLean, Pete Robbins and countless others. Alfredo is currently a student at The City College of New York.

friday, february 24, 2017 7:00pm

7-8pm: Saya- Pop Singer/Songwriter

Saya is a 17-year old singer/songwriter from Scarsdale, New York. She began writing songs at 11, and taught herself guitar at 12. She has been singing and playing piano for many years. Influenced by Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, Maroon 5, Fleetwood Mac, and Joni Mitchell, Saya’s songs range from soft folk ballads to upbeat pop-rock anthems. In 2016, her song “Cruel World” placed her as a finalist in the American Songwriting Awards. In New York, she has performed at venues such as The Bitter End, Sidewalk Café, Purpl, and 12 Grapes among others. Most recently, she got accepted into Berklee College of Music and will be attending this fall.

friday, february 24, 2017 8:00pm

8-8:45pm: Dagmara - Rock/Folk

Project of Boston-born, Brooklyn-based songwriter and performer Phoebe Heretz

friday, february 24, 2017 8:45pm

8:45-9:30pm: Alice Limoges - Singer/Songwriter

Originally from the coast of Maine, Alice Limoges is a singer-songwriter who has been performing across NYC for three years. A recording artist, her first critically-acclaimed album, Not Gonna Fall Asleep Tonight, was released when she was 16 years old. She has performed extensively across NYC and the northeast, including festivals (Keene Music Festival, Keene, NH; The Campfire Festival, Cambridge, MA; Belfast Free Range Festival, Belfast, ME), colleges (Columbia University, Hamilton College, SUNY New Paltz, SUNY Purchase), and other legendary venues such as Rockwood Music Hall (NYC), PIANOS (NYC), The Bowery Electric (NYC), Club Passim (Boston), and Cafe Nine (New Haven). Her current album, As Close As You Can Be Without Touching, features a 14-piece ensemble. It follows her, burdened by an emptiness which eventually gives way to a celebratory clarity as light as air.

friday, february 24, 2017 9:30pm

9:30-10:15pm: Skyler Cocco - Alternative / Grunge / Pop-Rock

Skyler Cocco is a singer-songwriter, producer, multi-instrumentalist and model based in New York. Cocco was first introduced to the music world as a pop artist, but after studying studio composition at the Music Conservatory of Purchase College, Cocco has since solidified both her sound and image. Cocco now reveals a grunge landscape with pop tendencies as she fronts her grunge pop band. Her influences range from Grimes to Soundgarden, lending heavy guitars, dream-like soundscapes and soaring melodies to her songs.

friday, february 24, 2017 10:00pm

10:15-11pm: Yewtree - Indie / Ambient / Rock

We are a band that digs into your subconscious.

friday, february 24, 2017 11:00pm

11pm-12am: Maxhattan - Alt. Rock

Maxhattan is an alternative rock group featuring unique acoustic-electric guitar texturing atop a hypnotic rhythmic foundation, as well as a distinguishing style from its lead vocalist. The band’s songs take the listener on an adventure, and yet each sonic story has a firm hold in the heavy groove laid down by a group of musicians operating at the height of their craft.

friday, february 24, 2017 12:00am

12-3.45am: DJ Birane from Ivory Coast

One of NYC's finest African DJ, the best coupé decallé, hiphop & RnB, dancehall, soca, Zouk, Naija, and salsa in the city.

friday, february 24, 2017 12:30am

(In The GREEN ROOM): 9pm-11pm: Romeo Elvis - Rap

Jeune rappeur belge de 23 ans en mode Snoopy sympa relativement chouette et top.

saturday, february 25, 2017 2:00am

***Check out Yatenga French Bistro***

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

saturday, february 25, 2017 3:35am

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 4th 2017 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

Join us June 4th 2017 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.

saturday, february 25, 2017 4:00pm

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

1/ $3 for Draft Beer Brooklyn Lager,Stella, Blue Moon, Heineken & Anchor steam Budwiser, Kronoberg 1664 ,Yugling lager, Sam Adam, Hardcore, DogFish 60 Minutes,Bass ale,Pabst Blue Ribbone and $4 Guiness 2/ $ 5 Glass of Wine, $4 Frozen Margarita & Pina Colada. 3/ $6 Buffalo Wings feat French Fries or Plantain. With the Best Music of All Time. From 4pm - 8pm

saturday, february 25, 2017 6:00pm

6-7pm: Alessandro Fadini - Jazz

Alessandro’s first musical misadventure was as a self-taught musician, fascinated by jazz music. In his hometown in Italy, he studied with his first mentor, pianist Daniele Tione, who showed to him that what really matters in music is not the ear but the nose, and looking in the mirror Alessandro realized his great potential.

saturday, february 25, 2017 7:00pm

7-8pm: De Rosa - Rock / Blues

saturday, february 25, 2017 8:00pm

8-9pm: Karen Jonas - Alt. Country / Americana

Don’t be fooled by those big brown eyes, Karen Jonas is no deer in the spotlight. From her intensely personal songwriting to her smoldering performances, this delicate, soft-spoken songstress pulls no punches.

saturday, february 25, 2017 9:00pm

9-10pm: Langi - Reggae-Pop / Dancehall

Langi, is a young, versatile, Reggae-Pop artist from Jamaica that is working extremely hard to showcase his melodious musical talent to the world.

saturday, february 25, 2017 10:00pm

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

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!

saturday, february 25, 2017 12:30am

(In The GREEN ROOM): 8pm-12am: Susannah Winspear - Folk / Pop

Classic Small Town Training (Piano Teacher & Choir Teacher as neighbors + exuberant and musical babysitters)

saturday, february 25, 2017 1:00am

12am-2am: DJ Eddie Res

Eddie Res spins hip-hop, r&b, and soul.