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   February 21

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 17th 2018 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

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Join us June 17th 2018 at Marcus Garvey Park (18 Mt Morris Park W, New York, NY 10027 / 120 street and 5th Avenue) for a day of live music, arts, and fun! Bands are welcome to submit at mafrikabooking@gmail.com by April 30th.

4-8pm: HAPPY HOUR

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Come join us for Happy Hour Every Night! 4pm to 8pm! $4 Draft Beer (Blue Moon, Brooklyn Lager, Sam Adams & Speakeasy Prohibition) $5 Well Drinks $4 Frozen Margarita, Frozen Pina Colada $4 House White / Red Wine *Free Hookah (4-5pm): Offer valid only with a purchase of $20 or more OUTDOOR SEATING AVAILABLE in the warmer months

6-7pm: Anthony Vanacore Quintet- Jazz

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=SiXwMzJJ0Co
Anthony Vanacore Quintet is a modern improvisation based band, with original compositions and arrangements that span a broad spectrum of genres including jazz, electronic, rock, European classical and more.

7-8pm: Rebecca Chubay- Jazz

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=QikSMmwFXkI
Rebecca Nicole Chubay is a New York Area based singer, multi-instrumentalist, and songwriter. She completed her Bachelors and Masters at Berklee College of Music and especially enjoys performing jazz, latin, and indie rock.

8-10pm: Pumkin Escobar and Friends- Comedy

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www.facebook.com/PumkinEscobarAndFriends/
The finest FREE comedy show that NYC has to offer is BACK and here's where you can find out all about it! Show dates, lineups and goodies!

10-11pm: Nyali- Indie / Soul

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www.nyali.bandcamp.com/releases
NyaLi is the effervescent stage persona of 27 year old songbird Enya Lim. Hatched and watered on the pinprick of equatorial Singapore island, Enya never knew any season other than summer, growing up - and nearly froze to death adjusting to the forty degree temperature difference first moving to Boston, where she attended and graduated Berklee College of Music (2016). NyaLi’s writing is personable and whimsical, sharing first hand ruminations on her own experiences of places, humanity, and love. Her current sound is reminiscent of earlier Norah Jones and clearly influenced by the likes of Ingrid Michaelson and Erykah Badu - some amalgam of acoustic folk indie meets soulful R&B and jazz.

12-3:45am: DJ Luc Sveth

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www.facebook.com/Luc-Sveth-560081497490666/?fref=ts&ref=br_tf
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.
February 22

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 17th 2018 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

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Join us June 17th 2018 at Marcus Garvey Park (18 Mt Morris Park W, New York, NY 10027 / 120 street and 5th Avenue) for a day of live music, arts, and fun! Bands are welcome to submit at mafrikabooking@gmail.com by April 30th.

6-8pm: Peter Brainin- McBone Jazz Series

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www.art-cetera.com/hastings/yellowjacketjam/brainin.htm
Born in the Bronx,saxophonist Peter Brainin has distinguished himself over the past 15 years as a member of many important bands,and also as a composer and leader of his own adventurous projects. He began studying music while in middle school in Hastings-on-Hudson, playing drums/percussion in the Hastings concert band, orchestra and marching band. Later, in high school, he studied saxophone with Peter DeLuke and played in the Hastings Jazz Band and Octet under Mr.DeLuke's outstanding leadership.

8-9pm: High Key People- Afro-Andean / Latin / Jazz / HipHop

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www.highkeypeople.bandcamp.com/album/decolonial-love
High Key People explores Afro-latin rhythms, Jazz and Hip-Hop in a Vibraphone Trio + Electronics format. The group will be playing repertoire from their EP "Decolonial Love".

9-10pm: Ricky Stein - Rock / Americana / Singer-Songwriter

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www.facebook.com/rickysteinmusic/?fref=ts
Ricky Stein aspires to continue the tradition of a rich line of Texas rock n’ roll singer/songwriters, placing his musical roots in the records of Doug Sahm, Willie Nelson, Jerry Jeff Walker, Joe Ely, Rusty Weir, and his father, Rick Stein.

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

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

12-3:45am: DJ Natt from Japan

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www.soundcloud.com/djnatt
With 13 years experience, DJ Natt is a very famous and professional dj in Tokyo. He started his career in NY since 2015. He spins Hip Hop,RnB,Reggae,Dancehall,Soca,Latin,Naija,House and Electronic.
February 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: Andy Bianco Quintet - Jazz

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www.artistecard.com/andybianco
New York City based guitarist/composer/producer Andy Bianco has performed with Angie Stone, Onree Gill, Ray Chew, Elle Varner, Bob Moses & many others at such renowned venues as Smoke Jazz Club, Cafe Wha, The Bitter End, The Blue Note, SOB's, Joe's Pub, Billboard Live Osaka/Tokyo, The Howard Theater, The 2013 Long Beach Jazz Festival, The 2014/2015 Essence Festival in New Orleans, The 2014 BET Awards, and he's also the guitarist for the Grammy nominated RnB artist Elle Varner, with whom he's completed a tour of Japan for Billboard Live. He was a finalist in the 2012 & 2015 USA Songwriting Competition, & his 2 official jazz album releases as a leader have received domestic & international critical acclaim from Elsewhere New Zealand, Bop-N-Jazz, The New York City Jazz Record, & other publications. Andy's performed his original jazz compositions as a bandleader & with other groups at such NYC jazz hot spots as Smoke Jazz Club, Club Bonafide, Fat Cat & The Zinc Bar. Andy recently completed a 6 month tour of New Zealand & Japan as the guitarist with the critically acclaimed stage production entitled, "Empire."

7-8pm: Surreal Nation - Indie Rock

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www.surrealnation.com
Surreal Nation is an Alt Rock/Alt Folk outfit. With a Natalie Merchant-esque sorrow and a modern funk, they hit it just where it feels right!

8-9pm: Bird Lite - Indie / Rock

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www.birdlite.bandcamp.com/releases
Bird Consent is a mostly improvised indie rock band that plays with the idea of interplay and spontaneous composition. They will be touring in February to promote their debut EP "It's a thing!"

9-10pm: Mar Sala - Flamenco / Latin / Pop

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www.marsalaband.net
Based in Brooklyn, Marta Hernández, (aka Mar Salá) is an international singer songwriter, a self taught musician from Seville, 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.

10pm-12am: Wack Cheddar -Rock / Jazz Funk

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www.facebook.com/events/1811297492446479/
Funk-Rock-Jazz instrumental group based out of Philadelphia. This is some SHARP cheddar.

12-3:45am: DJ Likwuid

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www.iamlikwuid.com
Hip Hop Fusion music artist, educator, and DJ, LiKWUiD, is committed to using her gift of song to change the negative portrayal of women in the entertainment industry. Ebony Magazine's Sonic Boom web portal reports “she can rap circles around most of everyone’s favorite rappers. But she also has a good ear for beats and melodies, so her songs always flow (no pun intended)...” LiKWUiD will be spinning Afro Haus - Afro Beat- Afro Caribbean- Roots Bounce
February 24

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 17th 2018 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

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Join us June 17th 2018 at Marcus Garvey Park (18 Mt Morris Park W, New York, NY 10027 / 120 street and 5th Avenue) for a day of live music, arts, and fun! Bands are welcome to submit at mafrikabooking@gmail.com by April 30th.

6-7:30pm: Kyle K. Green - Jazz

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

7:30-9pm: Jason Vitelli Band - Cinematic / Ambient Rock

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www.music.jasonvitelli.com/
Cinematic rock music with a vision; this is Jason's sound in a nutshell. His songs are vignettes, narratives, painting a picture with intertwining lyrics and melody.

9-10pm: Groovestick - Funk / Rock / World

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www.facebook.com/GroovestickOfficial/
GROOVESTICK is a powerhouse funk group fluid with pocket rhythms and progressive funk layers based in Albany, NY.

10pm-12am: No Biggity-90's Music

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

12-3:45am: DJ Ouaga - World Music Coup

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www.soundcloud.com/djouaga
DJ/Producer & Mixing Engineer with many knowledgeable years of experience. His stronghold is House music, more specifically Afrobeat, Afrohouse, & Techouse, putting into the mix all types of music and creating a fresh spin on African - Caribbean - Latin - Middle-Eastern - Bangla to current, old school, Hip-Hop, R&B, Soul & Funk. As a world Music Coup DJ he also makes his own beats and remixes.
February 25

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 17th 2018 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

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Join us June 17th 2018 at Marcus Garvey Park (18 Mt Morris Park W, New York, NY 10027 / 120 street and 5th Avenue) for a day of live music, arts, and fun! Bands are welcome to submit at mafrikabooking@gmail.com by April 30th.

6-7pm: Daphne Mia Essiet - Singer Sogwriter

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www.soundcloud.com/daphnemiaessiet
Poet Daphne Mia E. is a woman of a rich cultural background. The American born Franco-Nigerian artist has been over the years involved in a multitude of projects, but only recently decided to focus on releasing her own material. Her multifaceted body of work if influenced by self-discovery, Womanhood and Love, and delivered through music, visual art and poetry.

7-8pm: New Neighbors - Comedy Show

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NEW NEIGHBORS brings you Harlem's hottest comedic talent for free. Whether your style is a bit more Lenox Lounge or Whole Foods, home grown or recent import, check out the best comics north of Central Park Thursday, Sept 29th at 9pm

8-11:30pm: Silvana World Session- Showcase

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=JiEOqBRa6q4
ProjectXico: Proudly brings to you "World Sessions" at Silvana Harlem this Sunday 01/28 for the 1st installment.... With music from two power bands; Turiya feat. Salima Rah and Bombay Rickey. Doors open at 7pm, free entry and 3 sets of dope music.

12-3:45am: DJ Natt from Japan

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www.soundcloud.com/djnatt
With 13 years experience, DJ Natt is a very famous and professional dj in Tokyo. He started his career in NY since 2015. He spins Hip Hop,RnB,Reggae,Dancehall,Soca,Latin,Naija,House and Electronic.
February 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: Lissa D- Singer / Songwriter

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

7-8pm: Jonathan Parker- Jazz

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www.jonathan-parker.com
A recent transplant into the fertile New York City jazz scene, saxophonist Jonathan Parker is steadily building a reputation as a versatile and skilled improviser and an exceptional composer and arranger. As both a sideman and a bandleader, Parker has synthesized a varied musical background as he makes his mark on both the local and national stages. Joining him at Silvana is Jeff Krol on drums and Kris Monson on bass.

8-9pm:Michael Eaton Individuation Quartet - Jazz

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www.MichaelEatonMusic.com
The Individuation Quartet plays rhythmic modern jazz fused with classical minimalism and world music. Michael Eaton - saxophone Brad Whiteley - keyboard Daniel Ori - bass Shareef Taher - drums

9pm-12am: The Jam Of Now - Open Jam Session

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www.jackrossband.com
Danceable, rousing, and energetic, Jack Ross is all about fusing styles to create an unforgettable live show. The group displays virtuosic talent and precision musicianship. Drawing on his experience as a jazz, funk, and afrobeat drummer, Graham Doby (The Funk Ark, John Lee, John D'earth) formed Jack Ross almost immediately upon moving to New York City in 2014. The initial lineup – which included bassist Clint Greenlee, guitarist Brett Jones, and keyboardist Peter DelGrosso – wasted little time blending elements ranging from hip hop to math rock. With the addition of vocalist and frontwoman Noël Simoné Wippler, Jack Ross incorporated qualities of pop and soul to their sound, and new levels of fire and energy to their live performance.

12am-3:45am: DJ Ruggz

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www.djruggz.com/
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.
February 27

Free MAFRIKA MUSIC FESTIVAL June 17th 2018 MARCUS GARVEY PARK

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Join us June 17th 2018 at Marcus Garvey Park (18 Mt Morris Park W, New York, NY 10027 / 120 street and 5th Avenue) for a day of live music, arts, and fun! Bands are welcome to submit at mafrikabooking@gmail.com by April 30th.

6-7pm: Kijima Sound System- Jazz / Electronic

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www.thomasrecordings.com/
Kijima Sound System is a musical project led by Soitiro Nagata, a Tokyo-based artist, composer, and conductor. By recording samples in each place he visits, he creates distinctive sounds and music that are closely connected to the places we live.

7-8pm: Rina Komai - Jazz

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

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

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

9-10:30pm: Gerson Lanza & Friends - Afro-Latin / Funk / Jazz / Tap

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www.gersonlanza.com/
The premiere of this excerpt brings vibrant life to the story of Mr. Lanza's journey to the United States. His journey sheds light on the cultural and language adversities he faced as an Latino immigrant, his rise as a "story telling dancer", and his eventual relationship with the art form of tap dance and spoken word.

10:30pm-12am: Charles Walker Band- funk / R&B

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

12-3:45am: DJ Saddam from Ivory Coast

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www.facebook.com/LUCKY.MASERATI
Dj saddam from Ivory Coast 🇨🇮!! Afrobeat DJ , Hip Hop ,House and more !!With 20 years of experience, the Multi- talented DJ is known in music entertainment as Host, Singer and played at many African Americans events including the international Mafrika Festival ,etc.
February 28

6-7pm: Andrew Kushnir Trio - Jazz

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www.andrewkushnir.com
The Andrew Kushnir Trio is chilled out old school jazz.

7-8pm: Robert Duarte - Singer Songwriter / Multi- instrumentalist

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www.robertduartemusic.com
Robert Duarte is a singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Tempe, Arizona with over 15 years of experience performing, working as a studio musician, songwriting, teaching and producing. He has performed throughout the US in cities such as New York, Nashville and Phoenix as well as in Latin America.

8-9pm:Paolo Colagrossi- Folk / Jazz

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www.paolocolagrossi.com
Guitar, Mandolin, Harmonica, Double Bass and Percussions. Italian Guitarist Paolo Colagrossi leads a unique ensemble that blends Jazz with sounds from the south of Italy.

9-10pm: American String Conspiracy-Folk / Blues / Country

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www.reverbnation.com/americanstringconspiracy
Formed by guitarists Gary Keenan and Shu Nakamura in 2003, American String Conspiracy celebrates American music in many varieties, playing folk songs, spirituals, rhythm & blues, country, whatever sounds good on strings. Original songs by Gary Keenan and Shu Nakamura are complemented by select covers ranging from the Stanley Brothers to Waylon Jennings to Broadway show tunes to Julius Hemphill to Bob Dylan to Tyrone Davis. “American String Conspiracy is up to the task of letting the heavens speak through their music"--Dan McLoskey, The Alternate Root.

10pm-12am: Jamhattan - Jazz / Rock / Indie / Open Jam

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www.kennymakesmusic.com/
Kenny Johnson and Luke Markham lead this monthly open jam. Every last Wednesday.

12-3:45am: DJ Luc Sveth

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www.facebook.com/Luc-Sveth-560081497490666/?fref=ts&ref=br_tf
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.
March 1

6-8pm: Anibal Rojas- McBone Jazz Series

8-9pm: African Fiddle Fusion Project

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

9-10pm: Cody West, Unlimited Soul Band - Urban R&B

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www.facebook.com/CalvinWestJohnson
Calvin " Cody West " Johnson is a Guitarist / Singer / Songwriter. he has CDs, he is ready for Star Greatness. his band Cody West, Unlimited Soul Next Level Band will Rock you. go see them perform you will have great time.

10-11pm: Hive - Fusion

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www.hivemusic.net
Members of Hive have played extensively in New York and the states, and have appeared internationally in Germany, France and the Netherlands. Collectively, members of the trio have played the following venues: Pianos, Cake Shop, 12-Nights Miami: Electronic Music and Arts Festival, San Francisco Festival of Contemporary Music, Subterranean Art House, The Stone, Merkin Concert Hall, The Firehouse Space, Vaudeville Park, Arelene’s Grocery, ABC No Rio, The Secrete Theatre, Volksbhune, The Salvador Dali Museum, The Path Café, Goodbye Blue Monday, The Way Station, The Gutter, Le Temps Machine, Silvana, An Beal Bacht, Botanica, The Queens Kickshaw, and Melkweg, amongst numerous other venues.

12-3:45am: DJ Natt from Japan

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www.soundcloud.com/djnatt
With 13 years experience, DJ Natt is a very famous and professional dj in Tokyo. He started his career in NY since 2015. He spins Hip Hop,RnB,Reggae,Dancehall,Soca,Latin,Naija,House and Electronic.
March 2

6-7pm: The Random Hubiak- Singer Songwriter

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www.reverbnation.com/rpk/bio/820463
The Random Hubiak writes songs that are primarily about loss and redemption, hope and dissolution. His music evokes comparisons to Billy Joel, Bruce Springsteen, Ben Folds, Elton John, Nilsson, Stevie Nicks, and Rufus Wainright.

8-9pm: Derek Nelson Band - Folk / Americana

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www.dereknelsonband.com
"...Derek Nelson brings sensibilities from his small town upbringing face-to-face with the experiences living in New York City. While his musical tastes are wildly varied, his own music is a balance of "old" and "new," touching on topics like the battles of love and loss, and growing up." - Columbia Daily Tribune

9-10pm: Jared Sims and the Inner Circle - Funk

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www.jaredsims.com/
Jared Sims is a musician and recording artist specializing in saxophone, woodwinds, jazz and funk music. Sims brings an instrumental dance band that fuses funk beats, screaming guitar, and sax melodies.

10pm-12am: BAKERS ALLEY SOUL BAND- Soul / Funk

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www.facebook.com/BakersAlleySoul/
Bakers Alley Funk and Soul Band is an NYC based band quickly becoming the hottest and most in demand Funk/ Soul/R&B party band in the tri-state area.

12-3:45am: DJ Likwuid

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www.iamlikwuid.com
Hip Hop Fusion music artist, educator, and DJ, LiKWUiD, is committed to using her gift of song to change the negative portrayal of women in the entertainment industry. Ebony Magazine's Sonic Boom web portal reports “she can rap circles around most of everyone’s favorite rappers. But she also has a good ear for beats and melodies, so her songs always flow (no pun intended)...” LiKWUiD will be spinning Afro Haus - Afro Beat- Afro Caribbean- Roots Bounce
March 3

6-7:30pm: Joe Pino Quintet - Jazz

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www.joepinojazz.com
Joe Pino, trumpet, teacher/educator, and endorsed Adams Flugelhorn Artist started playing trumpet at the age of ten. Joe has won many outstanding soloist awards, including two given by Herb Pomeroy and Greg Hopkins.

7:30-9pm: Universal Sigh - Jazz / Fusion / Rock

www.facebook.com/universalsighmusic/
Universal Sigh is a melodic jazz fusion high energy rock show. The band features a two guitar attack anchored by a driving rhythm section. Universal Sigh’s music reflects a deep fondness for artists such as Radiohead, Snarky Puppy, and Umphrey’s McGee. Influenced by a myriad of musical styles, the quartet has been focusing on crafting a catalog of song varieties ranging from lyrical tunes to instrumental arrangements. Each show is its own individual voyage; harmonious melodies soar through epic peaks and float dramatic descents into a blissful funky groove.

9-10:30pm: Tyrone Shoelaces - Jam Band / Reggae / Dub / Funk

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www.facebook.com/TyroneShoelacesBand
"...There’s a positive interplay among the artists. The music at first had an almost funk reggae feel which then suddenly loomed into an explosion of energy with an experimental, trendy, edgy flare with its techno/synthesizer sound that surges excitement and spirit to the listener.” Annette Versage - Fairfield County Music Reporter

10:30pm-12am: The Unique Band - Soul / R&B

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

12-3:45am: DJ Ouaga - World Music Coup

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www.soundcloud.com/djouaga
DJ/Producer & Mixing Engineer with many knowledgeable years of experience. His stronghold is House music, more specifically Afrobeat, Afrohouse, & Techouse, putting into the mix all types of music and creating a fresh spin on African - Caribbean - Latin - Middle-Eastern - Bangla to current, old school, Hip-Hop, R&B, Soul & Funk. As a world Music Coup DJ he also makes his own beats and remixes.
March 4

6-7pm: Song Sparrow - Jazz / Folk / World

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www.miyokosparrow.com/
Song Sparrow is a project lead by Miyoko. The band plays unique style of music combination of Japanese folk song and modern/free jazz.

7-8pm: Pretty Saro- Acoustic Roots

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

8-9pm: Hamin Reed - Acoustic Electric

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

9-10pm: 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.

10-11pm: 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.
March 5

6-8pm: The Writer's Rock Winter 2018 Student Showcase

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www.thewritersrock.com/events/2018/3/5/winter-2018-student-showcase-reading-at-silvana-free
A word after a word after a word is power, according to novelist Margaret Atwood. Join us for an evening of powerful sentences, scenes, and stories from the last two months of workshops at The Writer's Rock! Harrowing escapes, evil curses, family histories, and real-life rock stardom collide in our end-of-semester salon, where friends, family, and the general public are invited to celebrate the power of words together.

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.

12am-3:45am: DJ Ruggz

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www.djruggz.com/
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.
March 6

6-7pm: Tom Blatt Project - Jazz

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www.thejazznetworkworldwide.com/profile/Tomblatt
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.

7-8pm: The Inner Urge- Jazz / Funk

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www.facebook.com/InnerUrgeBand/
The Inner Urge is an 4-piece ambient/funk group rooted in heavy jazz tendencies. They engage the audience with unique instrumentation (vibraphone/electric violin) and by presenting a fair mix of original material and popular songs.

9-10pm: Dan Abraham- Rock

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www.danabraham.bandcamp.com/
Dan Abraham is a four piece rock band from New York City. Rebel Blues, Vintage Folk, Nineties & Soul fuse with towering 4 part harmonies to create a restless noise, served in twilight, with the grit and spirit of their NYC forbearers (Lou Reed, Suicide, Mingus, Patti Smith, Run DMC, Talking Heads, Ramones).

10-11pm: All About Those 90's - Pop / Soul / Rock

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www.facebook.com/events/155110538476306/
The 90's are BACK, BABY! But only for a limited time! Join Cassie Nadeau and Brian Radock for an evening of Sing-Along Fun! Remember all of your favorites- Brittany Spears, Alanis Morrisette, Mm-Bop and more! With Special Guest Artists! Make sure to dress up... because you KNOW we will!

12-3:45am: DJ Saddam from Ivory Coast

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www.facebook.com/LUCKY.MASERATI
Dj saddam from Ivory Coast 🇨🇮!! Afrobeat DJ , Hip Hop ,House and more !!With 20 years of experience, the Multi- talented DJ is known in music entertainment as Host, Singer and played at many African Americans events including the international Mafrika Festival ,etc.
March 7

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: Andrew Schiller - Jazz

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

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: Badacaster - Blues

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www.facebook.com/badacaster
Badacaster are on a mission to provide you with the sonic equivalent of a bottle of Bud and a shot of Powers. It's boogie music and you can stumble to it.

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: Jim Petrie [Band] - Folk / Blues

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www.reverbnation.com/earnestmister
Low East Sider Jim Petrie plays with heart, soul, and skill. Originally from Chicago, raised in Long Island, he's a mix of good vibes and so is his music. Country folk with blues and a little rock.

11pm-12am: Ravi Campbell Residency- Groove

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www.columbia.edu/~rjc2158/
Based out of New York City, the Ravi Campbell Quartet focuses on pushing the boundaries of jazz music by drawing from different styles, genres, harmonic palettes. Avoiding any attempts to be cerebral, this group vitalizes any evening with palpable emotion and nuance in every set.

12-3:45am: DJ Luc Sveth

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www.facebook.com/Luc-Sveth-560081497490666/?fref=ts&ref=br_tf
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.
March 8

6-8pm: Mike Fahn-McBone Jazz Series

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www.trombone-usa.com/fahn_mike_bio.htm
A fine bop soloist on the valve trombone, Mike Fahn is always ready to jam or to add his horn to any swinging situation. His father was a drummer who had played with Lionel Hampton, and young Mike started out as a drummer, too. He soon switched to trumpet and baritone horn before becoming a valve trombonist when he was 12. Within a couple years his family moved to the Orange County area near Los Angeles. In 1979 he started sitting in with pianist Frank Strazzeri and began freelancing. Fahn performed with Shorty Rogers, Bill Holman, and Don Menza and had opportunities to sit in with Freddie Hubbard, Chet Baker, and Wynton Marsalis.

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

8-9pm: Pia & Dahna- Pop / World

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www.facebook.com/PiaSalviaOfficiel/
Pia and Dahna are a pop world duo that features two voices and harp. This evening will also feature Noam Israeli on Drums.

9-10pm: Anggie Obin- Fusion

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www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=88&v=sHStV_0BKYY
Exploring the sounds of her native country Panama, Anggie will perform original music and arranged music with her band.

10-11pm: Luisa Torrealba- Alt. Pop

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www.youtube.com/channel/UC7fkvAblfdT4DRRs0Feoumg
Lolita De Sola is an Alternative Pop singer-songwriter from Venezuela that blends and experiments with styles such as jazz, latin and electronic music, with an elegant lyric writing in Spanish and a soft jazzy voice.

12-3:45am: DJ Natt from Japan

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www.soundcloud.com/djnatt
With 13 years experience, DJ Natt is a very famous and professional dj in Tokyo. He started his career in NY since 2015. He spins Hip Hop,RnB,Reggae,Dancehall,Soca,Latin,Naija,House and Electronic.
March 9

6-7pm: Jocelyn Shannon Quartet - Jazz

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=MPFFuWk-Eeg
Jocelyn Shannon, vocals, Mark Cohn, piano, Greg Zwiebel, bass, Ed Pillion, drums and Tom Bender, trumpet and flugelhorn.

7-8pm: BELAU- Downtempo

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www.facebook.com/belaumusic
Belau originally started as a solo project by Péter Kedves in 2015. He was inspired by his travels and adventures abroad. The idea to translate his experiences into music came to him in a beautiful, remote village on the pristine Croatian sea- shore. In the world of Belau a constant buoyant mood and a sense of optimism meets innovative electronic beats.

9-10pm: Tas Cru and His Band of Tortured Souls- Blues / Rock

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www.musiconthecouch.com/tas-cru-main
Raucous, rowdy, gentle, sweet, eccentric, quirky, and outright irreverent are all words that fittingly describe Tas Cru's songs and testify to his reputation as a one of the most unique of bluesmen plying his trade today.

10pm-12am: Rho & The Nomads - World

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www.facebook.com/rhomads/
Rho & The Nomads is a collection of 7 multi-cultural musicians playing groovy world music with an emphasis on reggae & soul.
March 10

6-7pm: Pearring Sound - Jazz Trio

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www.pearringsound.com/
The intent of this group is to eschew traditionally commercial musical constraints by purposely pushing, pulling and placing phrases outside of the listeners expectations; without totally abandoning a sonic connection to American popular music of the past 100 years.

7-8pm: Chk-Chk-Jazz / Fusion

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

8-9pm: Moose - Pop / Rock / Funk / Indie

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www.moosetunes.com/
MOOSE is an original music project showcasing the songs of NYC-based singer / songwriter Stephen Mucciolo. MOOSE has an eclectic ensemble of talented NYC musicians - including a saxophone and trombone - which adds to their unique sound and energetic live performance.

9-10pm: The Famous Geniuses - Swing Blues Country Rock

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www.reverbnation.com/thefamousgeniuses/songs
Famous Geniuses – swing blues, rock, country and an eclectic mix of original music and covers. We are a Brooklyn based, five-piece band of seasoned musicians delivering high-energy songs that get people thinking and dancing. Individually we have performed nationally and internationally throughout our careers. Collectively we blend our varied musical backgrounds and experience to perform an powerful set of songs and improvisation.

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

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

12-3:45am: DJ Ouaga - World Music Coup

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www.soundcloud.com/djouaga
DJ/Producer & Mixing Engineer with many knowledgeable years of experience. His stronghold is House music, more specifically Afrobeat, Afrohouse, & Techouse, putting into the mix all types of music and creating a fresh spin on African - Caribbean - Latin - Middle-Eastern - Bangla to current, old school, Hip-Hop, R&B, Soul & Funk. As a world Music Coup DJ he also makes his own beats and remixes.
March 11

6-7pm: Brian Kastan- Jazz

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

7-8pm: Reverend Codger - Singer / Songwriter

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

8-9pm: Dave Pollack Band- Jazz

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www.davepollack.com/
Saxophonist, composer, and New Jersey native Dave Pollack currently performs with many groups, including his own, in the Philadelphia and New York City area as well as around the world. He has had the pleasure of sharing the stage with many great artists including Richie Cole and his Alto Madness Orchestra, Mingus Big Band, Phil Woods, Randy Brecker and Jon Faddis. Dave has most recently been on tour in Australia with the Hanlon Brothers, a group based out of the Gold Coast.

9-10pm: Square One- Classic Rock

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www.facebook.com/sq1band
Square One is a foursome playing Classic Rock with a few modern twists and scorching solos.

10pm-12am: What-The-Funk! Monthly Residency

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www.whatthefunk.ca/
WHATTHEFUNK! is a Funk/Soul band founded in Vancouver, Canada.
March 12

6-7pm: The Nathanael Koenig Group- Jazz

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www.nathanaelkoenig.com
The Nathanael Koenig Group's sound is a combination of it's influences. Inspired by rich jazz harmony, complex latin rhythms, and modern grooves, they aim to tie all of these together with a free, improvisational spirit.

7-8pm: Sarabeth- Singer / Songwriter

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

8-9pm: Deja Exo- Acoustic Alt. Rock

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www.dejaexo.com
Deja Exo is acoustic alternative rock with elements of indie folk, soul, grunge and other genres. The lyrics are personal history or global social or political commentary, sometimes in the same song … with a surrealistic aspect.

9-10pm: The Larry Corban Electric Trio - Jazz

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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.

10-11pm Nafsi Groove- World / Groove

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www.reverbnation.com/nafsigroove
Nafsi Groove is a Brooklyn, NY-based, soul-fusion band that jams out an eclectic set of original music. Incorporating blues, reggae, jazz, urban and groove music, we are proud to have hit upon the ideal combination of talent, passion, experience and inspiration that allows us to captivate audiences wherever we perform. Each of us, coming from vastly different cultural backgrounds, are accomplished musicians in our own right. We have all been studying, playing and performing most our lives and are ever-evolving students of the craft. After pursuing our dreams and reaching goals individually, we decided to bring our influences together and create, Nafsi Groove.

11pm-12am: Arki - Ethiopian Groove

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www.arkisound.com
Influenced by the classic recordings made in Ethiopia in the 1960s and 1970s Arki Sound performs music for your dancing and listening pleasure.
March 13

6-8pm: 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. As a recording artist, Josiah is featured on multiple studio and live albums as a leader, sideman, and collaborator. Releases as a leader include Intersection (2010) and Josiah Boornazian Quartet: Live at City College (2013), which feature Josiah's original compositions. Josiah is also prominently featured as a composer, improviser, and performer on the highly collaborative A Dark and Stormy Day (Fresh Sound Records, 2016), an album with Italian pianist Alessandro Fadini.

8-10pm: Beat Music Series - Showcase - Jazz / Soul / R&B / Folk

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www.melissaczarnik.com/beat-music-series/
This two-hour set promises to feature an eclectic mix of hip hop, jazz, soul, poetry, folk, and spoken word artists. The event is hosted by composer/producer Eric Joseph Meyer and poet/emcee Melissa Czarnik.

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.
March 14

6-7pm: Gil Schwartz Jazz Duo

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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: Jack Dappa Blues

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

8-11pm: The Poet will be Televised- Poetry Showcase

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www.youtu.be/T5gvL6iJF5k
For three years running, The REC (Royaltie Entertainment Company) has hosted the best poetry jam session in New York City! "The Poet WILL Be Televised!" will hold a special event on every second Wednesday at Silvana! Hosted by hip-hop artist Baxter P Wordsworth, "The Poet WILL Be Televised" pays homage to Gil Scott Heron, iconic for the world-renowned poem "The Revolution Will Not be Televised." We allow poets, spoken word and hip hop artists, and neo-soul singers to come together with a live band to improvise their written word in a new, fresh way. If you would like to perform during the open mic, please remember, TRACKS ARE NOT PERMITTED AT THIS EVENT! The live band will be happy to assist you in any musical stylings you may desire. For more information: https://www.facebook.com/groups/869186236438386/ For past episodes visit https://youtu.be/T5gvL6iJF5k For music from The Poet: http://soundcloud.com/thereclife

12-3:45am: DJ Luc Sveth

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www.facebook.com/Luc-Sveth-560081497490666/?fref=ts&ref=br_tf
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.
March 15

6-8pm: Jennifer Wharton- McBone Jazz Series

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www.jenniferwharton.com
Jennifer Wharton is a low brass specialist based in New York City. Though getting her start classically, Jen has deep roots in jazz, commercial, chamber and Broadway music. Like a virus, she won’t stop until she has conquered the world. These days, Jennifer can be found performing in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical but has also held positions at The Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess, Jekyll and Hyde, Scandalous, Wonderland, 9 to 5 and Curtains, as well as performing as a substitute in over a dozen other Broadway productions.

8-10pm: City Love NYC - Showcase

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www.facebook.com/citylovenyc/
City Love NYC is a monthly showcase for up and coming artists to share their talent with others. Accompanied by a house band, the artists perform their original material along with covers creating a quality music experience! #citylovenyc

10-11pm: Challenger & The Core - Reggae

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

12-3:45am: DJ Natt from Japan

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www.soundcloud.com/djnatt
With 13 years experience, DJ Natt is a very famous and professional dj in Tokyo. He started his career in NY since 2015. He spins Hip Hop,RnB,Reggae,Dancehall,Soca,Latin,Naija,House and Electronic.
March 16

6-7pm: Shun Ino - Jazz

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www.facebook.com/shun.ino1
Born in Japan in 1989. I started playing the piano when I was 3 years old. And when I was 15, I was inspired by Led Zeppelin and I changed my instruments. I played rock, soul, and funk music for a while. But when I listened to Pat Martino, I started playing jazz and at the same time I started studying with Satoshi Inoue who played in NYC for 20 years and also taught in The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music. And in August 2015, I moved in NYC to study jazz in the New School.

7-9pm: Late Night with the Barnes - Variety Show

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www.eventbrite.com/e/late-night-with-the-barnes-tickets-42153018814
A weekly open mic hosted by comedian Eugene T. Barnes with live music by Bernadette Barnes and They Call Me Dope. Every 3rd FRIDAY of the month at 7-9pm.

9-10:30pm: Kudu Stooge - Psych-Rock / Jazz-Funk

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

10:30pm-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!!
March 17

6-7pm: Tiffany Moore- Singer Songwrirter

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

7-8pm: Nick Cody & the Small Change Diaries- Singer / Songwriter

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

8-9pm: The 30th Street Blues Band

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www.myspace.com/30thstreetbluesband
The 30th Street Blues Band is a New York City-based ensemble that puts a premium on covering both traditional blues and blues inspired rock songs. Christine, with her big, soulful sound, is on vocals. The solid, stylish rhythm section consists of Charlie on drums, Tony on bass and vocals, and Mark on rhythm guitar and harp. The finishing touch is gifted lefty Joe on lead guitar, who strikes home with every exhilarating note. Together this band brings a heap of heart to the local blues scene.

9-10:00pm: Mr. Clifford - Future Organ / Electro Funk Groove

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www.facebook.com/mrcliffordband/
Future Organ/Electro Funk and Groove Machine for the heart and loins. A synth-infused take on Uplifting Soul, Dark Hip-Hop, Modern Boogaloo, and old fashioned Groove Jazz.

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

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

12-3:45am: DJ Ouaga - World Music Coup

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www.soundcloud.com/djouaga
DJ/Producer & Mixing Engineer with many knowledgeable years of experience. His stronghold is House music, more specifically Afrobeat, Afrohouse, & Techouse, putting into the mix all types of music and creating a fresh spin on African - Caribbean - Latin - Middle-Eastern - Bangla to current, old school, Hip-Hop, R&B, Soul & Funk. As a world Music Coup DJ he also makes his own beats and remixes.
March 18

6-7pm: Gan Family Rocks - Family Music / Rock

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www.ganfamily.rocks/
In our family music is always around. Gan Family Rocks is a project about writing songs, creating awareness, and bringing folks together through music and L.O.V.E. So grab a shaker, pick up a kazoo, clap your hands or just sing along.

7-8pm: The Paris Buns - Singer / Songwriter

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www.theparisbuns.bandcamp.com
The Paris Buns is Will Sisskind and his blue guitar, with help from others and also a piano sometimes. Having grown up with the music of Carole King, Cat Stevens, Billy Joel, and Van Morrison, Will now seeks to write songs with just as much calculated abandon.

8-10pm: Natsuko Kondo Band from Japan- Singer

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=fqkMYwc84DI
Natsuko Kondo is multi- talented singer and lyric writer. She continues to release her original CDs (more than 10 albums) and do the live performance of her original/cover songs which give you energy with her “healing” voice. She has developed her new creative music on the top of her background of soul music/rhythm and blues experiences in her school days. She has provided many lyrics for Japanese top artists as well. She has visited NYC every year for the last 4 years and she jointly performed the gig with Brooklyn base saxophonist, Kaori, Kiki, Nakajima, at Sylvana in Harlem in 2015. She continues to expand her activities and creativities.
March 19

6-7pm: David W. Jacobsen - Singer-Songwriter

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www.facebook.com/David-W-Jacobsen-290097962525/
Mixing humorous social commentary with melancholy reflection, David W. Jacobsen performs and records catchy, mostly acoustic songs that combine poetry, satire, and narrative storytelling.

7-8pm: 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.

8-10pm: Melanin Monday - Comedy Show

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She loves a round bottom & he can't see any without his glasses! Vanetta Schoefield and Ishmael Gaynor make a great team, producing and hosting your favorite uptown comedy shows.

10-11pm: Evan Melada- Singer / Songwriter

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Evan Melada’s sound delivers a concisely crafted tone without reservation. The hints of jazzy piano when combined with heavy R&B synths create a uniquely dreamy, yet equally enigmatic feel to his tone, leaving you wanting more of this perplexing contradiction. Every second walks the line between giving into the darkness and floating away into space, and it’s all mediated by Melada’s hauntingly resonating vocals.
March 20

6-7pm: Sarah Bernadette- acoustic pop / R&B Duo

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

7-8pm: ANANDA Duo- Jazz

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

8-10pm: Hebrew Poetry Slam Series

March 21

6-7pm: TUFTS Vocal Group (ohl)

7-8pm: Meg Smith- Singer-Songwriter

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

8-10pm: Pumkin Escobar and Friends- Comedy

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www.facebook.com/PumkinEscobarAndFriends/
The finest FREE comedy show that NYC has to offer is BACK and here's where you can find out all about it! Show dates, lineups and goodies!
March 22

6-8pm: Nick Grinder Group -Mcbone Jazz Series

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www.nickgrinder.com
Nick Grinder is a trombonist and composer based in New York City. Hailed by Slide Hampton as “an important future voice in jazz trombone” and “the best blend of saxophone-like technique with the expressive nuances of the trombone” by Alan Ferber, Nick Grinder began playing professionally at age 15 in the Bay Area, California. He was involved in regional young people's bands such as the SF JAZZ All-Stars, and he played jazz frequently with his peers on the weekends in restaurants and bars. From 2007-2011, Nick studied on scholarship at Cal State Northridge, under the tutelage of Bob McChesney, Gary Pratt, and Matt Harris. In 2011 he moved to New York City, receiving an adjunct faculty position at NYU during his pursuit of a master’s degree, where he studied with Elliot Mason, Alan Ferber, and Ralph Alessi. He has also studied with Michael Dease, Luis Bonilla, and Andy Hunter.

8-9pm: Laryssa Birdseye- Singer / Songwriter

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www.laryssabirdseye.com
Self-described as a folk singer that accidentally began to write pop music, Laryssa Birdseye stands out as one of Portland, Oregon's best original acts. Having struggled with addiction and an eating disorder in her youth, Laryssa’s songs reflect the turmoil of heartbreak, dependency, regret, and the persistent strive towards healing, making her originals relatable and her hooks infectious.

9-10pm: FM BAND- Funk

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=jG-X60vNiCY
Up....Down....From The "Boogie Down"... Bronx NYC. Layin' Down Our Own Spin On

10pm-12am: The Zebulonites - Reggae

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www.facebook.com/thezebulonites/
A collection of some of New York's finest reggae veterans have combined forces to bring you an all new original roots reggae act - The Zebulonite
March 23

6-7pm: Eric Siereveld's Organic Quintet- Jazz

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www.shiftingparadigmrecords.com/eric-siereveld-organic-quintet-feat-jonathan-kreisberg.html
New York City based trumpeter Eric Siereveld has built a reputation as a multifaceted performer, composer and educator. Deeply influenced by the hard bop/post bop tradition, his compositions and improvisations are historically rooted yet forward thinking. His current project, The Organic Quintet, is a fresh take on the classic organ jazz quintets of the 1960’s. This group features internationally acclaimed guitarist Jonathan Kreisberg, Indianapolis organist Steve Snyder, Madison based tenor saxophonist Tony Barba and Milwaukee drummer Mitch Shiner. The group will release WALK THE WALK in February 2018.

7-8pm: Opa- Gypsy Jazz

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=dsVxiXXV-tA
Gypsy Jazz String Trio meets Gypsy Folk Music, middle eastern Music, pop, original music and more featuring Ben Sutin: violin, Alec Goldfarb: guitar and Luca Rosenfeld: bass.

8-9pm: The Metropolis Odds - Funk / Jazz / Rock n Roll

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

9-10pm: A Valley Son- Roots Rock

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www.facebook.com/AValleySon/
Encompassing the dark, poetic lyricism of Bruce Springsteen, and the riff-soaked sounds of roots rock and Southern soul, A Valley Son embodies modern American rock and roll.

10pm-12am: The Yam Session- Afro Jam

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www.facebook.com/theyamsession/
Yam Session is a new Afro Jam, led by the musicians from the top African bands in NYC, jamming on roots, old-school classics and contemporary hits in an Afro style! Every third thursday at Silvana beginning in February 2016. Everyone is invited! Special guests each session.
March 24

6-7pm: Takaaki Otomo Trio- Jazz

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=0HdrLLJh4Dg
Born and raised in Kobe,Japan.He started the classical piano at the age of 5.When he was 15 years old,he changed to jazz music to listen to the music of Oscar Peterson. He learned the pianist, Tadao Kitano who is famous music teacher in Kobe. In 2007, he got the first prize which was held in Kobe, the next jazz competition. And he belongs to the group Gingerbread Boys which plays at a lot of venues in Kansai area. In 2014, he moved to NYC. He released a bunch of CDs as a leader and sideman as well. In 2008 his first CD “Nightmare” was released as a leader. During his career in Japan, he has performed with Kiyoshi Kitagawa and Lewis Nash. He has been influenced by Oscar Peterson, Bill Evans, Fred Hersch and Brad Mehldau.

7-8pm: Micael Matias - Singer Songwriter

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

8-9pm: Squirrels From Hell - Rock

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www.reverbnation.com/squirrelsfromhell
Squirrels From Hell "The Band New York City Couldn't Kill". Underground, Unusual, Original Rock that spans multiple styles. An intense band that has spent decades in obscurity. Only the raw but controlled energy of a live performance will demonstrate how SFH continue to influence NY music culture. SFH have be celebrated for their "Art-Punk Oddness" (Alternative Press) and officially designated "The Lowest Of Low-Rent Bands (Village Voice).

9-10pm: Jules & The Jinks - Soul / Funk

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www.facebook.com/JulesAndTheJinks/
Jules and The Jinks is the brain child of first-generation native New Yorkers Julissa Lopez and Erik Rosenberg. Despite their different backgrounds (Dominican from The Bronx and Jewish from The Upper West Side) the two were united by their love of Otis Redding, Etta James, and Led Zeppelin.

10-11pm:Phat A$tronaut - Psychedelic Space Soul / Hip Hop / Afro

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www.facebook.com/phatastronaut/
Phat Astronaut is a six piece intergalactic, psychedelic soul machine on a mission to spread universal love and awareness. Sonically, Phat Astronaut is a whirlwind of organic and synthesized soundscapes, combining hip hop, r&b, funk, and afrobeat, using songwriting and improvisation to create our own genre, known as SpaceHop.

12-3:45am: DJ Ouaga - World Music Coup

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www.soundcloud.com/djouaga
DJ/Producer & Mixing Engineer with many knowledgeable years of experience. His stronghold is House music, more specifically Afrobeat, Afrohouse, & Techouse, putting into the mix all types of music and creating a fresh spin on African - Caribbean - Latin - Middle-Eastern - Bangla to current, old school, Hip-Hop, R&B, Soul & Funk. As a world Music Coup DJ he also makes his own beats and remixes.