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sunday, february 14, 2016 3:55am

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 5th 2016 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

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

sunday, february 14, 2016 5:00pm

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

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

sunday, february 14, 2016 8:00pm

8-10pm: Blu Cha Cha - Latin Jazz

My name is Trombonita and I lead a band called Blu Cha Cha. Blue Cha Cha, while Latin based, is a fusion of Blues, Jazz, Salsa, Reggae, Ska, R&B, Funk, Motown and Standards. The band consists of keyboard, guitar, bass, drums, percussion, flute and three trombones! The arranging and writing is done by me, Trombonita.

sunday, february 14, 2016 10:00pm

10pm-12am: Baye Kouyate & The Tougarakes - African Roots

Talking drum ("tama") master Baye Kouyate, originally from Bamako, Mali, has been in New York for four years. His performances are a journey through a world of highly complex polyrhythms fusing traditional sounds of Mali with influences such as jazz, reggae, and latin grooves, all delivered by a high spirited crew of musicians. Les Tougarakes includes: Leni Stern; guitar, Shanir Ezra Blumenkranz; bassist, Tim Keiper; drumkit, and Yacouba Sissoko on kora. Before touching down in the New York City scene, Baye spent five years in Paris playing alongside French-Ivorian innovator Toma Sidibe. Recently, Baye has performed at Brooklyn Celebrates African Festival as well as shared the stage with well known artists such as Cheick Tidiane Seck, Mamadou Diabate, Vieux Farka Toure, The Brazilian Girls and Kenny Wolleson and also at the last Mafrika music Festival in Marcus Garvey Park.Baye will be at Shrine World Music Venue . free of cover and get 2 Drink's

sunday, february 14, 2016 12:00am

12-3:45am: DJ Ceace - Reggae Night

DJ Ceace is a DJ and promoter with over a decade of experience in music production and event entertainment. No matter the music genre , Ceace is dedicated to move people thru music.

monday, february 15, 2016 3:55am

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 5th 2016 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

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

monday, february 15, 2016 4:00pm

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

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

monday, february 15, 2016 6:00pm

6-8pm: Kaz&Cats - Jazz

In 1987, Kazuhiro Odagiri was born in music family. He was exposed to lots of music since three years old. At the age of 12, Kazuhiro started playing classical percussion. While attending the Kunitachi College of Music in Tokyo, Japan, Kazuhiro was accepted by the Jazz Program and Newtide Jazz Orchestra and served as the principal drummer for three years. He won three times competitions championship playing with this band in 2008, 2009, and 2010. After he obtained his degree in both classical percussion and jazz drum from KCM, Kazuhiro took Berklee Scholarship tour audition and he recieved a Full-tuition scholarship in 2011.

monday, february 15, 2016 8:00pm

8-9pm: Manchado - Singer Songwriter

A singer/songwriter born in Bogota, Colombia in September 1995. He moved to New York City at age 18 to persue his dreams in music. When not in the studio recording you can find Manchado roaming in the East and West Village playing at every venue possible. Even though he has ambitions of becoming a pop singer his style is bold, and raw unlike modern day pop singers who strive for a clean and perfect image . His music is a combination of 80s hip hop, punk and pop music. His first single "Big Boy"; A song that talks about, "The angry mindset that when grow up you realize that you are just another number in the system, and that your existence is vane and unneeded".

monday, february 15, 2016 9:00pm

9-10pm: Mr. Icy - Hip Hop

Mr.icy is a international artist born and raise in Senegal and came in the USA when he was 15 years old and now he Just turn 20 years old . he start doing music since he was a little kid but nothing was serious . He dropped his first single in 2015 which " I get to the money " ,, he prepare this ...

monday, february 15, 2016 10:00pm

10pm-12am: Makane Kouyate - Music from Mali

Born into a Griot family in Segou, Mali, West Africa, Makane Kouyate has been playing the drums since he was five years old. As a young man, Makane worked for several years with Ballet National of Mali, and at 14 began traveling and performing throughout West Africa as lead drummer with the group Super Biton. He has performed with artists such as Selif Keita, singer and guitarist, Habib Koite’and Sadjo Kouyate,’ Mamadou Diabate ensemble, Manding Jata, Sidiki Conde’dance company, and with his brother, the renown balafone player Balla Kouyate. Makane currently resides in New York and performs across the country at numerous clubs and festivals.

monday, february 15, 2016 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 16, 2016 3:55am

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 5th 2016 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

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

tuesday, february 16, 2016 4:00pm

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

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

tuesday, february 16, 2016 6:00pm

6-8pm: JS Fusion - Jazz

Jake started playing piano at the age of 6. He studied classical and jazz piano under Scott Knight for 12 years, and jazz performance with Benny Russell, Blake Meister, and Greg Hatza. Under Benny Russell’s direction, Jake played piano in Maryland Conservatory of Music’s Youth Jazz Ensemble from 2005-2007, and in Harford Community College’s Jazz Ensembles and Jazz Combos from 2007-2009. Jake had the extraordinary opportunity to study jazz piano and B3 organ with Greg Hatza, a true master of both instruments.

tuesday, february 16, 2016 8:00pm

8-9pm: Joe Holt - Singer Songwriter

Born in Worcester, UK, Joe Holt is a folk singer/songwriter who recently graduated from Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. Described by Indie, Bikes and Beer as "a smart songwriter with a rich voice," Joe released his debut EP, "Empty" in March 2014. Since then, Joe has been performing as often as possible, finding success recently opening for international touring acts like The Hunts, Davina and the Vagabonds, and Parker Millsap.

tuesday, february 16, 2016 9:00pm

9-10pm: Jim Joustra Trio - Blues Rock

Based in NYC, we're combining Blues, Rock, Jazz and Funk to create a mind-blowing and memorable experience that will make you want to come back for more.

tuesday, february 16, 2016 10:00pm

10-11pm: Surreal Nation - Indie Rock

Surreal Nation is an Alt Rock/Alt Folk trio. Check out our page for info on songs, gigs, and more!

tuesday, february 16, 2016 11:00pm

11pm-12am: Asphalt Grey - Rock

Unsatisfied with the processed, synthetic music being passed off as rock, Asphalt Green was born out of the desire to bring rock and roll back it to its roots, warts and all. Raw, visceral, energetic, catchy, and frightening have all been used to describe their sound. Channeling the classic rock ...

tuesday, february 16, 2016 12:00am

12-3:45am DJ Basir

The R&B, old school, dancehall dj for a smoth tuesday night dancing.

wednesday, february 17, 2016 3:55am

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 5th 2016 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

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

wednesday, february 17, 2016 4:00pm

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

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

wednesday, february 17, 2016 6:00pm

6-8pm: Larry Pomilio Group - Jazz

wednesday, february 17, 2016 8:00pm

8pm-2am: Maria Davis Mad Wednesday's & R&B Against AIDS

Maria Davis/Mad Wednesday's New Artist Showcase with A Live Band has been 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 to it's family featuring "karl Browne" (Key Boards), "Lil Sean" (Drums), "Melvin Koonce" (lead Guitar) & "Jerry Brooks" (lead Bass) Maria Davis believes it is not just about the music but, education, awareness, self empowerment, & community. Seven hour music marathon for Haiti! davismaria@msn.com

thursday, february 18, 2016 3:55am

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 5th 2016 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

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

thursday, february 18, 2016 4:00pm

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

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

thursday, february 18, 2016 6:00pm

6-8pm: Jae Young Jeong - Jazz

Jae young Jeong is a guitarist, composer and educator who began his musical life in adolescent years. At the age of 16, he started to learn classical guitar at music academy and changed his main instrument to electric guitar after one year. In 2007 he was admitted to Berklee College of music as a World Tour scholarship student.

thursday, february 18, 2016 8:00pm

8-9pm: Syllabus Project - Acoustic Duo

Founded in 2015, Syllabus Project took its first breath of life when Reginald, a powerhouse vocalist and gifted lyricist, who has fronted several Rock bands, R&B groups and Soul projects connected with Kuba, a talented guitarist and impassioned song-writer. Once the two artist joined forces, all was right with the world. “It’s like Kuba wrote songs specifically for my voice, long before he even met me. It was kesmit”

thursday, february 18, 2016 9:00pm

9-10pm: Adderesound - Mexican Fusion

Adderesound is the first musical group catalogued as Mexican Fusion comprised of top musicians from Mexico and New York City. Originated in Mexico and created by Rudyck Vidal (composer, arranger, bass player and vocalist) Adderesound evolved when Vidal and Marilyn Castillo (vocalist and composer) moved to New York City: where cultures collide and the genuine identity of the band emerges.

thursday, february 18, 2016 10:00pm

10-11pm: Victor DaZe & The Royal Heat Band. - R& Hip Hop

R&B/ Pop singer Victor Daze is a young man from Newark, New Jersey who truly has a passion for the arts. He is 17 years old and has been training to be a great performer for most of his life. A versatile entertainer, Victor writes songs, plays piano, acts, sings and dances! By the age of 9, he was already performing one boy shows, lip synching songs from artists like Cab Calloway. Growing up he was influenced by great singers such as Michael Jackson, Prince, and Stevie Wonder.

thursday, february 18, 2016 11:00pm

11pm-12am: David Strange - Rock

Strange’s music is saturated with the influence of classic rock, but he has a talent for bending it in unique new ways. His latest single, “Cocaine,” is like a modern-day update of the classic cut of the same name written by J.J. Cale and popularized by Eric Clapton, a psych-rock freak-out that manages to make the titular substance seem less glamorous than nightmarish.

thursday, february 18, 2016 12:00am

12-3:45am: DJ 9AM

R&B, Reggae, Soca, Electronic, Hip Hop, and Old School music.

friday, february 19, 2016 4:00pm

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

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

friday, february 19, 2016 6:00pm

6-8pm: The Tom Blatt Project - Jazz

The Project, It's a case of the sum equals more then the separate parts or maybe like Communism where it's from each their abilities to each their needs. The Project uses elements of contemporary classical music and jazz along with electronic sounds, Latin rhythms, ancient Japanese court music and whatever else we can find that works. Pieces are sometimes a combination of written parts and free improvisation. Every member brings something to our original compositions. The Tom Blatt Project dates from sometime in the mid 90's and has gone through various configurations. At present, core members include Tom Blatt, bass; Andy O’Neil, drums; Nick D’Amica, guitar, Charles Ramsey, guitar, Raymond Todd, trombone, and Michele Smith, flute, vocals, and percussion.

friday, february 19, 2016 8:00pm

8-9pm: Mary Gatchell - Pop R&B

Soulful artist, Mary Gatchell, is an accomplished pianist, oboist, composer, and singer. She just released her sixth album, "Real Fantasy", of her own compositions in the pop/soul genres, produced by Leon Lacey and Nathaniel Townsley. Born and raised in New Hampshire in a musical family, she gained a strong foundation in musical theatre, jazz, and classical music.

friday, february 19, 2016 9:00pm

9-10pm: Thurston Ray - Soul

Smooth, soulful, and jazzy are a few words that may describe the musical style of singer-songwriter, Thurston Ray. It may also be described as romantic, optimistic, and uniquely familiar. However it’s described, the Thurston Ray sound has been crafted to take the listener on a journey through emotions, melodies, and sweet inspiration. Thurston Ray is a Brooklyn, NY bass baritone vocalist who blends groovy soul music, jazzy vocals, and messages about real life and love.

friday, february 19, 2016 10:00pm

10pm-12am: InDaze - Reggae/Rock

InDaze is a New York City based Reggae/Rock band whose sound is as eclectic and energetic as its members. The members consist of Gage Weir (Guitar & Lead Vocals), Brennan Weir (Guitar), Michael Forsyth (Bass), Jelm (Drums), and Frances Azucena (Trumpet). This powerhouse band fuses together diverse genres together in order to bring a unique listening experience to all types of music lovers.

friday, february 19, 2016 12:00am

12-3.45am: DJ Birane from Ivory Coast

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

saturday, february 20, 2016 6:00pm

6-8pm: Rodrigo Bonelli - Brazilian Jazz

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.

saturday, february 20, 2016 8:00pm

8-9pm: Planet Radio

Planet Radio is a six-piece intergalactic ensemble based in Boston. Schooled in jazz and influenced by the Cosmos, the groups' collective approach creates a soulful, wholly unique sound. Performing original compositions and covers ranging from Nirvana to Donny Hathaway, Planet Radio appears to all listeners and musical points of view. Coming to a stage near you!

saturday, february 20, 2016 9:00pm

9-10pm: Barbaric Yawp - Funk Blues Rock

When four professional musicians got together in Brooklyn in the summer of 2011, the result was the exciting, genre transcending sound of Barbaric Yawp. The original compositions combine orchestrated sections reminiscent of big band swing and funk, the looseness and freedom of a jazz quartet, and bebop style unison lines all delivered with a heavy dose blues and rock.

saturday, february 20, 2016 10:00pm

10pm-12am: PreachermanN & The Revival - Funk/R&B/Soul

At a time when the art of the live performance is losing ground to homemade internet videos, and neophyte music groups are being awarded record deals without ever having wooed a single live audience, New York City’s Preachermann testifies to the tried and true formulas for achieving lastin...

saturday, february 20, 2016 12:00am

12-3:45am: DJ JP Biamby

DJ BIAMBY Presents Classic Afro-Beats, Coupe Decale, Hip Life, Najia, Dancehall, Reggae, Soca and the hottest Hip Hop & R&B.