April 5

6-8pm First Person Plural Reading Series

FPP Harlem is a literary and arts collective founded to showcase and explore the plural voice.

10pm-12am: Ravi Campbell - Jazz / Groove

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.
April 6

6-8pm: Scott Kwiatek Quartet- Jazz

Scott attended the Eastman School of Music for a Bachelor’s of Music in Jazz Performance (Double Bass). There he studied jazz bass with Jeff Campbell and classical bass with James VanDemark. He studied under and performed in ensembles under the direction of Bill Dobbins, Rich Thompson, Clay Jenkins, Bob Sneider, Dariusz Terefenko, Harold Danko, and Gary Versace. After graduation, he maintained a busy performing schedule in the Rochester area playing with local legends and teachers such as Clay Jenkins, Rich Thompson, Rick Holland, Bobby Militello, and George Caldwell. Currently he is attaining a Masters from Manhattan School of Music studying with Jay Anderson.

9pm-12am: Jazz in Harlem Late Night Series

a new monthly jam session at Silvana Harlem: The Jazz in Harlem Late Night Series. It will be the first Monday of every month! Monday April 1st I'm excited to be joined by Tuomo Uusitalo and John Sims. 9pm-12am!! Come play and hang!
April 7

9-10pm: Real Stormin Norman - Jazz / Rock

Stormin’ Norman Zamcheck is a pianist, singer/songwriter and raconteur. He has been writing songs since he was old enough to pick out a tune on the keyboard and write down the lyrics on his mother’s linen napkins.During the course of his four-decade career, Norm has penned over five hundred musical compositions.
April 8

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

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: For past episodes visit For music from The Poet:
April 9

6-8pm: Robert Edwards- McBone Jazz Series

8-9pm: The Library Band- Acoustic / Indie / World

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

10-11pm: Casual Friday-Indie Rock

Metaphorically spoken the name "Casual Friday" in our matter describes a bridge between work and fun, considers a way to reach inner balance, reflecting both sides of human nature: pain and desire. Simply said: Carpe diem and don´t care too much!
April 10

7-9pm: Funk Shui NYC-Funk

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.

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

"...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
April 11

6-7pm: Yoav Feinberg Quartet- Jazz

Yoav Feinberg is a jazz flutist, composer, arranger, and musical director based in New York City. Winner of excellence awards from the America-Israel Cultural Foundation and The Israeli Conservatory, he started his career in Tel Aviv, playing in the Israeli music scene’s top jazz clubs. In 2018, he was the jazz musical director of Tefen Music Festival, an independent music festival in Israel. In 2019, he had the privilege to play at the Bern International Jazz Festival. Later that year, he graduated with honors from The School of Jazz and Contemporary Music at The New School.

8-9pm: Afroloc -Latin

Twisting, Rock, Soul and Latin vibes. Creating a poweful and unique sound with sultry dark edges.

9-10pm: Jesse & The Hogg Brothers - Country

Jesse & The Hogg Brothers was formed in north Texas and is currently based out of Jamaica Plain, MA. But make no mistake about it this is a Texas band and loaded with Texas pride, celebrating an authentic style of modern country music.

10pm-12am: Highly Cyrus- Reggae / Pop

The premier Modern Pop-Reggae Cover band. A dance party with all your favorite hits, like you've never heard them before!
April 12  April 13

8-10pm: Melanin Monday - Comedy Show

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.
April 14  April 15

8-9pm: Matthew Griswold - Folk / Folk-Rock

His youth belies the experience that infuses his songwriting and performance. Minnesota native, Folk/Blues singer-songwriter and amateur musicologist, Matthew Griswold, is currently playing hundreds of his modern day minstrel shows each year. Though a “solo” performer through trade title, he carries the sound of layered guitars and an array of dynamic vocal themes.

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

Kenny Johnson and Luke Markham lead this monthly open jam. Every last Wednesday.
April 16

6-8pm: Pete Isaac- McBone Jazz Series

9-10pm: Metagirl & the Earth Passengers- Rock / Pop

Metagirl & the Earth Passengers is an original band out of New York City that blends the pretty with the hard, the jazz-inflected with the punked-out, the rich and creamy with the occasional jagged edge. The result is a sound that is at turns mellifluent, philosophically toned and full-tilt rock.

10pm-12am: City Love NYC - Showcase

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
April 17

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

The Dirty Old Men-NYC was formed as the brain child of singer/songwriter, Frank Grimaldi. Together with guitarist, singer and actor, Sandy Moore, the musicians started out as a duo in the fall of 2011. Originally thought to be strictly a blues band, the word “Dirty” was incorporated to convey The DOM’s bluesy, soulful and gritty sound, in the tradition of The Rolling Stones. “Old Men” refers to the fact that no one in the band is under 40. Though the joke of the name’s double meaning isn’t lost on the band members, they each can assure that they do not have a police record or live in a restricted area.
April 18

7-10pm: Bluescraft Spring Festival

April 19

7-8pm: Tamuro Rie - Singer Songwriter

Tamuro Rie is 24 years old singer song writer from Nara, Japan. She started to play the guitar when she was 14 and also started writing songs, live show on the street and gigs. Now she has more than 150 original songs. She has moved to NY August 2015 and started new carrier. She got monthly performance at Silvana(NY) and also has performed several places, Silvana NY, Shrine NY, Bowery Electric NY etc.

8-10pm: Jam & Sip- R&B Jam

CALLING ALL MUSICIANS & ARTISTS Bring and share your talent in an explosion of cultural collaboration. Great drinks, fun, & music!

10pm-12am: The Chaos Theory- Funk / Jazz

The Chaos theory is a Jazz Fusion ensemble, borrowing elements from hard bop, free jazz and funk, amongst others, to create a sound that is fresh and contemporary. It is a collective cooperation where each band member contributes their own composition, so that the end result is the sum of their individual creative input.

12-3:45am: DJ TBA

April 20

7-8pm: Panas Athanatos- Jazz

Panas Athanatos - guitar Carol Morgan- Trumpet

9pm-12am: Jazz in Harlem Late Night Series

a new monthly jam session at Silvana Harlem: The Jazz in Harlem Late Night Series. It will be the first Monday of every month! Monday April 1st I'm excited to be joined by Tuomo Uusitalo and John Sims. 9pm-12am!! Come play and hang!
April 21

7-11pm: Conclave- Showcase

The monthly Singer/Songwriters' Conclave is a collection of musicians/songwriters of various musical genres from Blues to Rock to R'n'B to Folk to Pop and everything in between. Founded and organized by Al Grigg (Jovian Music), Al brings together 6 acts on a monthly basis from the rotating group to deliver new original music as well as familiar and tasteful cover tunes.
April 22

8-10pm: Pumkin Escobar and Friends- Comedy

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!

11pm-3:45am: Afrobeats Ladies Night (DJs / Music) W / DJ AQ

April 23

6-8pm: Diana Herold's "Helium"- McBone Jazz Series

April 24

7-9pm: Mario Abney- Singer Songwriter

Mario Abney is a singer, songwriter, master trumpeter, and bandleader from New Orleans. He was featured on Good Morning America for Mardi Gras and was a regular on the HBO series Tremé. Mario developed his chops in his hometown Chicago at Fred Anderson's legendary Velvet Lounge. He has been compared to the genius of Miles Davis and the leadership and insight of Art Blakely. Mario fuses the art of jazz music with the soul, spirituality, and freedom of New Orleans.

9-10pm: Sound Dogs - Indie / Rock

Founded in 2014, this indie-rock band has played dozens of local clubs playing all originals with a rock and blues dynamic!

10pm-12am: Troy Weekes & Ji-Groove Band- Soul / Groove

The musical brainchild of two creatives, who’s love of God brought them together in Harlem, to form the band. Singer/Vocalist Troy Weekes Music is from Harlem, NY with Bajan and Puerto Rican roots. Ji-Kim is from South Korea, but shortly after birth, moved to Argentina where his musical quest was birthed. Coupled together with a backline of the best multiracial instrumentalist that New York has to offer.
April 25

7-8pm: The Jade Collective - Jazz

Jade Collective is an original, contemporary jazz band led by guitarist, Jan Esbra, and vocalist, Catey Esler. After meeting during their studies at Berklee College of Music in 2014, they began writing music and put the band together with their classmates. ​ In April 2016, Jade Collective successfully crowdfunded their debut album "Clarity" which was released in August 2016. Jade Collective performs locally in the Boston area and has supported singer-songwriter Becca Stevens on tour.

8-9pm: Wiwul) + Anjalirose

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

Casa Mantequilla is an explosion of Blues, Funk, Jazz, Arabic, and Latin music. A truly cross-cultural New York City band, Casa Mantequilla sings in three languages and draws musical inspiration from just about every continent. Homegrown straight out of NYC, this band will put swing in your hips, groove in your pocket, love in your heart, and a smile across your face!
April 26

6-10pm: Disrupt the District- Open Mic ohl

Join us for a night of spoken word, soul, funk, hip hop, comedy and R&B at this politically based creative space hosted by Artivist and Prison Abolitionist Lamar Legba. Harlem City Council Candidate Kristin Richardson Jordan will be making a special guest appearance!
April 27

6-8pm: Takeshi Otani Band - Jazz / Fusion

Takeshi Otani Band is New York based jazz/fusion band. Some of they influences include Robert Glasper, Roy Hargrove, Snarky Puppy, etc.

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

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.
April 28

6-9pm: Uptown Flicks Catch up Screening in Harlem :

On March 12, we will be showing the award winning comedy EIGTH GRADE, one of the best debut features of 2018. Bo Burnham's first feature is one of the most thoughtful and nuanced films made about the teenage experience, an authentic and hilarious story of angst, anxiety and confusion - in other words, what it's like to be 13 years old.

9-11pm: Very Good Comedy Show

Very Good Comedy Show is a comedy show that is... very good! Featuring the best standups in NYC, you're sure to see a blend of seasoned pros and exciting up-and-comers. Past performers include TJ Miller, Judah Freidlander, Alonzo Bodden and Louie CK. More info available at *This Harlem pop-up rendition will be in cooperation with StarrStruck Entertainment and Very Good CBD, who will have merchandise available for sale*
April 29

9pm-12am: Forch of Nature Music Group presents THE SHED

Wednesday night The Shed Jam Session rocks Silvana Harlem and it’s gonna be #LIT #AF!! Pull up and hang with the squad, you never know who's going to roll thru. Ranked one of #NewYorkCity's Top 5 Jam Sessions by Revive Music Featured in #AFROPUNK's #TheTakeOver #Harlem & #BattleOfTheBands Seen on #VH1's #BlackInkCrew #TheShed Jam Session is the brainchild of Grammy Award winning engineer/producer Anu Sun. The Shed provides a taste of the New Renaissance happening in #Harlem and serves as a launchpad for emerging talent. Join us for an evening #food #drinks and #LiveMusic performed by a cast of today's most talented musicians. You never know who may roll through!
April 30

6-8pm:Dan Blankinship- McBone Jazz Series


May 1

7-8pm: Ryan Leddick- Singer / Songwriter

Perking ears and turning heads with his Soulful melodies and acoustic inspired rock lines, Ryan Leddick is in his own league with a collage of musical tools at his disposal. His voice hints at the Adele like simplicities of pain and strength, as he uses his lyrics and unique songwriting ability to echo the humbling and thought provoking natures of Martin Sexton and Dave Matthews.
May 2

10pm-12am: Kitoko Groove - Groove from Kinshasa

Kitoko Groove's member have developed a strong connection both as friends and musicians that is conveyed in their music.. and it's contagious !! Come experience the best music, direct from Kinshasa!

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.
May 3

6-8pm: Ninja Academy of Music Recital

Ninja Academy of Music (NAoM) is a place to learn music and performance with lots of fun. This educational program is for all ages and for any level of music experiences. NAoM holds recitals regularly so learners can show what they have been studying. This time at Silvana! Will see what comes out!!
May 4

9pm-12am: Jazz in Harlem Late Night Series

a new monthly jam session at Silvana Harlem: The Jazz in Harlem Late Night Series. It will be the first Monday of every month! Monday April 1st I'm excited to be joined by Tuomo Uusitalo and John Sims. 9pm-12am!! Come play and hang!
May 5  May 6  May 7

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

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.
May 8

7-9pm: Peter Galperin Band - Singer Songwriter

A longtime New York City resident, Seattle native and grunge rock refugee, Peter has recorded several critically-acclaimed CD's in New York and Nashville, and has composed music for a variety of dance performances, television and independent film soundtracks. A regular performer as a solo act and with his band in clubs throughout New York City and in the Pacific Northwest, Peter's music has been described by Vents Magazine as "uplifting, thought provoking... and overly eccentric in a good way." His first musical "Bulldozer: The Ballad of Robert Moses" premiered Off-Broadway in 2017 at New York's Theatre at St. Clements and was hailed as "...theatrical gold" by New Yorker Magazine, and "an impressive debut... a dynamic score" by He is currently developing a new musical about climate change.
May 9

7-8pm: Sean O'Shea - Singer Songwriter

Sean O'Shea comes at you with soulful and emotional lyrics and music, a stage presence and energy not met by many, and a message of living each day to the fullest as if it were your last. The mission is to create music that entertains and inspires.

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

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: Kakande - High Voltage Classical African Melodies

The balafon (xylophone) has electrified popular music in West Africa since the court of Emperor Sundiata Keita back in 1235. With his band Kakande, Famoro Dioubate updates this tradition with an explosive new groove. Lush vocals, sinewy koras, flutes, and cellos meet the virtuosic balafon of this master griot from Guinea.