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friday, july 29, 2016 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, july 29, 2016 4:00pm

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

1/ $3 for Draft Beer Brooklyn Lager,Stella, Blue Moon, Heineken & Anchor steam 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, july 29, 2016 6:00pm

6-7pm: Arian Houshmand- Persian and Balcanic folk music

Composer, Arranger & multi instrumentalist of Persian descent raised between Ivory Coast, Denmark, Indonesia & Dubai. He was awarded a scholarship to study music at SUNY Purchase and since 2004 has moved to Argentina performing at major music venues and festivals both nationally and internationally ever since. in 2016 he released his debut album of (mostly) solo guitar arrangements and compositions entitled NAVA which is comprised of an eclectic repertoire of popular tunes from different times and places (Jobim to The Beatles, Stevie Wonder, Charlie Haden, Hoagy Carmichael, Silvio Rodriguez) his own compositions, and traditional folk songs from Iran, Bulgaria & Macedonia.

friday, july 29, 2016 7:00pm

7-8pm: TRY - Indie Rock / Electronic

This band is the title of Dylan and Conner Edmunds music. Having been writing songs since they were in grade school (now 21), its time to showcase and hit the road! The two brothers are both capable producers and having worked with various pop artists they bring sonic variety to the table when it comes to being creative. They bring a high energy performance usually with 2 hired musicians on the stage with them who also know how to rock out!

friday, july 29, 2016 8:00pm

8-9pm: Julie Rhodes - Folk / Blues / Soul

"The ease with which she soulfully sings us through her heartbreak, and subsequent anger, is exceptional. The blend of country, soul, blues, and folk is effortless on this record. Rhodes’ uncompromising vocals, paired along with the sharp lyricism, leave me shattered in the best possible way." - Play Too Much

friday, july 29, 2016 9:00pm

9-10pm: UpFront -Classic R&B/Pop/ Reggae/Oldies/Swing

UpFront is a band of people who really love music and believe that every time you get to do a song live (cover or original) you create it all over again.

friday, july 29, 2016 10:00pm

10pm-12am: Osekre and The Lucky Bastards Afropop-Indie

Osekre is the new Fela! - WBAI "Osekre sounds like Ghana's ans to Eugine Hutz of Gogol Bordello" - Afropunk If "The Clash" were from the Caribbean - Yours Truly

friday, july 29, 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, july 30, 2016 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, july 30, 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 4pm - 8pm

saturday, july 30, 2016 6:00pm

6-7pm: Noelle Picara - Eclectic / Folk / Piano-Rock

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

saturday, july 30, 2016 7:00pm

7-8pm: Alexander Morgan - Folk

With influences ranging from Jeff Bucklety, Radiohead and Grizzly Bear, Alexander Morgan is an LA songwriter who wound up in Harlem. After dipping his toes into acting and backing a California pop singer on guitar, Morgan is playing NYC shows again. His own songs are cut with a melodic and poetic edge and a voice that soars with dark wings.

saturday, july 30, 2016 8:00pm

8-9pm: Lovechild - Psychedelic Americana / Rock & Roll

Lovechild, the project of singer/songwriter Leo Liebeskind, is a NYC based band whose sound ranges from acoustic country-folk to electric psychedelic rock.

saturday, july 30, 2016 9:00pm

9-10pm: Robbing Johnny - Folk Rock

Pat and John met spectating a knife throwing contest at a festival. Bards from different lands, they banded together and traveled from town to town sharing poem and song. Thus was born Robbing Johnny. Along the way, they met a shaman named Evan who showed them how to harness blue fire. One fine day, these men came upon a pair of wayfarers. Mahoney and Brooks were their names. In their souls, they contained a wizardry known as groove. Thus, maketh the rock and roll.

saturday, july 30, 2016 10:00pm

10pm-12am: YBM live featuring Vic Daze - R&B/ 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.

saturday, july 30, 2016 12:00am

12-3:45am: DJ Fols from Nigeria

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”.

sunday, july 31, 2016 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, july 31, 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 4pm - 8pm

sunday, july 31, 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, july 31, 2016 8:00pm

8-9pm: Jillian Walker - R&B

"A hard-hitting hour of Jillian's R+B/Rock/Pop/Soul, including unreleased music and her first album, Searching For Home. Soulful movement, lyrical poetics, and lofty sounds are Jillian's forte--you won't want to miss her return to The Shrine!"

sunday, july 31, 2016 9:00pm

9-10pm: DECOSTER Band - Singer Songwriter

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...

sunday, july 31, 2016 10:00pm

10pm-12am: Mark Dillon Band - Reggae

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.

sunday, july 31, 2016 12:00am

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

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

monday, august 1, 2016 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, august 1, 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 4pm - 8pm

monday, august 1, 2016 9:00pm

9-10pm: Frank Ocasio-BrotherBand - Dirty Funk

Hard-hitting FUNK / ROCK / LATIN GROOVE with a soulful, jazz influence... stay tuned for upcoming shows & a brand new recording!!!

monday, august 1, 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, august 2, 2016 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, august 2, 2016 4:00pm

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

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

tuesday, august 2, 2016 6:00pm

6-8pm: Joe Abba Jazz Project - Jazz

With a decade of experience in every style from rock to jazz to jam, Joe's blazed his path as one of New York City's most sought-after session drummers.

tuesday, august 2, 2016 8:00pm

8-10pm: WHAM - Harlem/Heights

Washington Heights and Harlem joined together on Columbus Day. Hosted by The Washington Heights Artist Movement (WHAM)

tuesday, august 2, 2016 12:00am

12-3:45am: DJ Luc Sveth

Luc Sveth is a DJ from south of France. He started the Djing with AIERschool 3 years ago. In 2015 he moved to New York. He spins Afro beat, Hip hop, Reggae, Dancehall, Funk, Rnb.

wednesday, august 3, 2016 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, august 3, 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 4pm - 8pm

wednesday, august 3, 2016 7:00pm

7-8pm: Jim Piela Project- Jazz

Jim Piela is a New York, NY based musician with his Masters degree in Jazz Instrumental Music Performance from New York University. He has studied with greats such as Dave Pietro, Billy Drewes, Mark Turner, John Scofield, Lenny Pickett, Alan Ferber, Rich Shemaria, Brad Shepik, and Billy Drummond. Jim currently performs with multiple ensembles.

wednesday, august 3, 2016 8:00pm

8-9pm: Sekanjabin - Gypsy Reggae Salsa

Sekanjabin is a band formed by people who love music and enjoy making it. . . . Rick Birmingham, Chris McWilliams, Daniel Eggers, Nicholas DePalma, Timothy Allen, Gülin Çiloğlu, AnnMarie Tedeschi, Scott Waters and the list goes on . . .

wednesday, august 3, 2016 9:00pm

9-10pm: Learning Curve - Pop

The singer is a teacher, the other musicians all formed at lehman highschool in the bronx all play different music which allows to bring something different to the table.

wednesday, august 3, 2016 10:00pm

10-11pm: Fractal Caravan - Funk Rock

Fractal Caravan play funky, philosophical rock & roll. Edwin Quirk, Fabio Montenegro & David Cornejo are travelers from around the planet, voraciously absorbing the funkiest sounds they can find. They connected on craigslist for a last minute gig in Brooklyn in 2013, & began crafting their eclectic sound immediately. Inspired by The Clash, Bob Marley, Fela, & Jimi, they write modern rock songs to keep you thinking for yourself & dancing, preferably with others. Their debut album, Paradox Lust is available digitally everywhere.

wednesday, august 3, 2016 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.

thursday, august 4, 2016 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, august 4, 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 4pm - 8pm

thursday, august 4, 2016 8:00pm

7pm-11pm Showcase- Singuila

thursday, august 4, 2016 11:00pm

11pm-12am: British Dependency from Anguilla - Reggae ohl

Hailing from the British Isle of Anguilla, British Dependency brings Root, Heart and Soul to Reggae music by fusing various genres with their three piece ensemble, drum, guitar and bass. Their unique and eclectic sound appeals not only to those with a discerning musical palate but also those who are avid reggae fans.

thursday, august 4, 2016 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.