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  • Belen Cusi

    Mon, Jul. 22, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    Belén Cusi is a Latin-American singer from Argentina. Her music can be described as a cross between Norah Jones and Buena Vista Social Club. Expect an eclectic, intimate set of english & sp...

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  • Cheryl Pepsii Riley's "Black Velvet Mondays, Musicians and Singers Jam"

    Mon, Jul. 22, 2019 at 9:00 PM

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  • Maurice “Reggie” Smith

    Tue, Jul. 23, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    Maurice “Reggie” Smith talks in a quiet tone that hides a vibrant singing voice hearkening back to the days of greats like Smokey Robinson. His craft: lush ballads and sensuous mid-temp...

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  • UNLTD!

    Tue, Jul. 23, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Some of Cafe Wha?'s finest musicians come to the Groove for a special performance to do their thing on a Monday night - expect everything from rock, reggae, R&B to pop and hip hop!

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  • Olivia K

    Wed, Jul. 24, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    Brooklyn-born Olivia K calls her unique sound Soul Fusion. Just like the melting pot of NYC, soul fusion includes the fun and rhythm of the Caribbean, the sincerity of gospel, and the artistry of j...

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  • The Kennedy Administration

    Wed, Jul. 24, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Please note there is a $5 cover charge on Wednesday's For 9:00 pm shows, ALL members of your party must arrive by 8:45 to be guaran...

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  • Tatiana Owens

    Thu, Jul. 25, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    MTV "O Music Award" Nominee - Tatiana's music has been featured on CBS, MTV, VH1 Logo, Lifetime, CMT, BET, USA Network and Showtime. Tatiana's song "Beautiful People" - Tat...

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  • Li'nard's Many Moods

    Thu, Jul. 25, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Li'nard Jackson is the heart and soul of Li'nards Many Moods Band and is a New York City legend. He is recognized as a genius in the art of dynamic, live performance and as a versatile bass...

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  • The Academy Blues Project

    Fri, Jul. 26, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    The Academy Blues Project [ABP] is a multigenre quartet based in New York City - blending electric storytelling and elements of psychedelia, funk, power pop & classic soul into an irresistibly ...

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  • The Black Soul Experience

    Fri, Jul. 26, 2019 at 9:30 PM

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  • Linden St. Connection

    Sat, Jul. 27, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    Since 2015, Linden St. Connection has been writing and performing music steeped in influence from New Orleans and the American singer-songwriter tradition. Offering their originals, Linden St. also...

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  • Rahj & The Mash

    Sat, Jul. 27, 2019 at 9:30 PM

    For a decade this independent New York City artist has brought together some of the most talented musicians for exhilarating live performances. His original music is currently maintaining heavy rot...

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  • Jazz & Blues Queens: The Music of Nina Simone, Etta James and Billie Holiday

    Sun, Jul. 28, 2019 at 7:00 PM

    Jazz & Blues Queens : The Music of Nina Simone, Billie Holiday & Etta James feat. Emilie Surtees Jazz has not one queen but three, and impassioned vocalist Emilie Surtees will pay homage to al...

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  • The Black Soul Experience

    Sun, Jul. 28, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Welcome to The Black Soul Experience, a high-powered, intense live show. R&B, funk, soul, soca, hip-hop, reggae, and house will keep you dancing in the aisles all night long! Featuring your hos...

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  • SLSTRSS

    Mon, Jul. 29, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    WHO IS SLSTRSS? THE VOICE AND TONE SLSTRSS' music has been described as "sexy, sultry, fresh and hip with ever present strong vocals and classic gospel and jazz influences"...

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  • Cheryl Pepsii Riley's "Black Velvet Mondays, Musicians and Singers Jam"

    Mon, Jul. 29, 2019 at 9:00 PM

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  • Balter Band

    Tue, Jul. 30, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    Formed in 2016 out of a jam collective of old high school friends, Balter Band combines funk, rock, dance, jazz, and r&b to transform life's chaos into solid grooves and good times.

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  • Jim Hayes Band

    Wed, Jul. 31, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    Jim Hayes is inspired primarily by musical outlaws such as Jim Morrison, Bob Marley, R.L. Burnside, The Black Keys. There seems to be a mission in their music: kill conformity in the name of love and ...

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  • The Kennedy Administration

    Wed, Jul. 31, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Please note there is a $5 cover charge on Wednesday's For 9:00 pm shows, ALL members of your party must arrive by 8:45 to be guaran...

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  • Moon Gel

    Thu, Aug. 1, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    Beginning as a fleeting summer camp friendship, synth pop duo, Moon Gel’s genre-bending approach fuses elements of indie, pop, electronic, and jazz to create an avant-garde sound all th...

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  • Li'nard's Many Moods

    Thu, Aug. 1, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Li'nard Jackson is the heart and soul of Li'nards Many Moods Band and is a New York City legend. He is recognized as a genius in the art of dynamic, live performance and as a versatile bass...

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  • Mr. Clifford Band

    Fri, Aug. 2, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    Mr. Clifford is a unique melding of vintage sounds with a modern twist. Anchored by funky rhythms and Synth ear candy, the band fuses retro Soul, old school Hip Hop, New Orleans Boogaloo and NYC Groov...

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  • Tracey Nicole & Company

    Fri, Aug. 2, 2019 at 9:30 PM

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  • Lizje Sarria & James Labrosse

    Sat, Aug. 3, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    This show is a special collaboration of two friends: Boston-based Vocalist, Lizje Sarria and NYC-based Guitarist, James Labrosse. Latin, pop, and R&B combine in Colombian artist LIZJE's...

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  • Jazz Queens – The Music of Ella Fitzgerald, Etta James & Sarah Vaughan

    Sun, Aug. 4, 2019 at 7:00 PM

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  • The Black Soul Experience

    Sun, Aug. 4, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Welcome to The Black Soul Experience, a high-powered, intense live show. R&B, funk, soul, soca, hip-hop, reggae, and house will keep you dancing in the aisles all night long! Featuring your hos...

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  • SpinKicK

    Mon, Aug. 5, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    SpinKicK is a band created by Norman Paul Edwards Jr. The band blends Dance, Funk, Hip Hop and Jazz into feel good melodies and slamming grooves. The music is influenced by artists such as Earth Wi...

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  • Cheryl Pepsii Riley's "Black Velvet Mondays, Musicians and Singers Jam"

    Mon, Aug. 5, 2019 at 9:00 PM

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  • Planetary People

    Tue, Aug. 6, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    Planetary People is a collective of musicians that plays a mix of high energy funk, fusion, and jazz music. As a group, P.O.P. performs regularly in the NYC music scene, while also having toured throu...

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  • UNLTD!

    Tue, Aug. 6, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Some of Cafe Wha?'s finest musicians come to the Groove for a special performance to do their thing on a Monday night - expect everything from rock, reggae, R&B to pop and hip hop!

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  • The Kennedy Administration

    Wed, Aug. 7, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Please note there is a $5 cover charge on Wednesdays For 9:00 pm shows, ALL members of your party must arrive by 8:45 to be guaranteed ...

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  • Howlin' Poet's

    Thu, Aug. 8, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    Howlin' Poets featuring Orange Jam were formed in 2018 as an spin-off combination of the two bands with the same goal -- TO MAKE ROCK AND MAKE IT FUNKY!! The original Howlin' Poets was form...

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  • Li'nard's Many Moods

    Thu, Aug. 8, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Li'nard Jackson is the heart and soul of Li'nards Many Moods Band and is a New York City legend. He is recognized as a genius in the art of dynamic, live performance and as a versatile bass...

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  • Cáthia

    Fri, Aug. 9, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    As the Latin music scene continues to give birth to new talent, few up-and-comers have displayed the vocal technique and lyrical capabilities that Cáthia possesses. Pop, with Latin and Soul ...

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  • The Black Soul Experience

    Fri, Aug. 9, 2019 at 9:30 PM

    Please note there is a $10 cover charge on Friday For 9:00 pm shows, ALL members of your party must arrive by 8:45 t...

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  • Casa Mantequilla

    Sat, Aug. 10, 2019 at 7:00 PM

    Casa Mantequilla is an innovative musical collective that brings its "blues-infused global grooves" to enthusiastic crowds all over New York City. Our musical family members come from varied...

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  • Musical Salute to Donna Summer, Tina Turner & Chaka Khan

    Sun, Aug. 11, 2019 at 7:00 PM

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  • The Black Soul Experience

    Sun, Aug. 11, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Welcome to The Black Soul Experience, a high-powered, intense live show. R&B, funk, soul, soca, hip-hop, reggae, and house will keep you dancing in the aisles all night long! Featuring your hos...

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  • Cheryl Pepsii Riley's "Black Velvet Mondays, Musicians and Singers Jam"

    Mon, Aug. 12, 2019 at 9:00 PM

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  • MelleMel and ThaFamBand

    Tue, Aug. 13, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    MelleMel and ThaFamBand have been performing for 15 plus years. They are a group of friends who are more like family. The band has performed in venues and clubs in Queens (The Blue Print, Resort World...

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  • The Kennedy Administration

    Wed, Aug. 14, 2019 at 9:00 PM

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  • Rho & The Nomads

    Thu, Aug. 15, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    Rho & The Nomads is a collection of veteran & grammy-winning NYC musicians with a love for groovy world rhythms. The group covers reggae, world, & soul classics and creat...

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  • Li'nard's Many Moods

    Thu, Aug. 15, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Li'nard Jackson is the heart and soul of Li'nards Many Moods Band and is a New York City legend. He is recognized as a genius in the art of dynamic, live performance and as a versatile bass...

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  • Afro Dominicano

    Fri, Aug. 16, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    Afro Dominicano is a Latin Fusion band which centers its music into Afro Caribbean soul. They blend traditional folkloric roots music from the Dominican Republic with Afro-beats, reggae, calypso, s...

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  • Tracey Nicole & Company

    Fri, Aug. 16, 2019 at 9:30 PM

    Please note there is a $10 cover charge on weekends For weekend shows, ALL members of your party mus...

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  • Li'nard's Many Moods

    Sat, Aug. 17, 2019 at 9:30 PM

    Please note there is a $10 cover charge on Saturdays For weekend, ALL members of your party must arrive 45 minutes prior to...

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  • The Music of Marvin Gaye and Bill Withers

    Sun, Aug. 18, 2019 at 7:00 PM

    A true musical icon, the late Marvin Gaye, known as the Prince of Motown, possessed a musical genius that enabled him to easily transition from creating upbeat pop to more socially conscious music, fr...

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  • The Black Soul Experience

    Sun, Aug. 18, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Welcome to The Black Soul Experience, a high-powered, intense live show. R&B, funk, soul, soca, hip-hop, reggae, and house will keep you dancing in the aisles all night long! Featuring your hos...

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  • Flangr

    Mon, Aug. 19, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    Flangr’s career starts at the beginning of 2015, when a group of teenagers came together with the intentions of expressing all of their energy and love to make the people around them ...

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  • Cheryl Pepsii Riley's "Black Velvet Mondays, Musicians and Singers Jam"

    Mon, Aug. 19, 2019 at 9:00 PM

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  • The Oddysy

    Tue, Aug. 20, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    KJ + DJ Johnny Juice, an electro-organic fusion where layered harmonies coalesce over waves of synth-augmented bass, punctuated by effortlessly intricate turntable flourishes. A vibrant framew...

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  • UNLTD!

    Tue, Aug. 20, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Some of Cafe Wha?'s finest musicians come to the Groove for a special performance to do their thing on a Monday night - expect everything from rock, reggae, R&B to pop and hip hop!

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  • Lacy Kay and The Righteous Liars

    Wed, Aug. 21, 2019 at 7:30 AM

    Lacy Kay and The Righteous Liars are a fresh face in the R&B and Soul scene in the Northeast. With genre-splicing flavors of funk, classic soul and modern jazz, LKRL bring hard grooves and lush...

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  • The Kennedy Administration

    Wed, Aug. 21, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Please note there is a $5 cover charge on Wednesdays For 9:00 pm shows, ALL members of your party must arrive by 8:45 to be guaranteed ...

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  • Planetary People

    Thu, Aug. 22, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    Planetary People is a collective of musicians that plays a mix of high energy funk, fusion, and jazz music. As a group, P.O.P. performs regularly in the NYC music scene, while also having toured throu...

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  • Li'nard's Many Moods

    Thu, Aug. 22, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Li'nard Jackson is the heart and soul of Li'nards Many Moods Band and is a New York City legend. He is recognized as a genius in the art of dynamic, live performance and as a versatile bass...

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  • Underground Horns

    Fri, Aug. 23, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    “we are cooking audio gumbo…our special recipe includes some funk, jazz, hip hop mixed with brass band traditions spiced up with African and other world rhythms… MUSIC FOR THE...

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  • The Black Soul Experience

    Fri, Aug. 23, 2019 at 9:30 PM

    Please note there is a $10 cover charge on Friday For 9:00 pm shows, ALL members of your party must arrive by 8:45 t...

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  • Belen Cusi

    Sat, Aug. 24, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    Belén Cusi is a Latin-American singer from Argentina. Her music can be described as a cross between Norah Jones and Buena Vista Social Club. Expect an eclectic, intimate set of english & sp...

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  • Li'nard's Many Moods

    Sat, Aug. 24, 2019 at 9:30 PM

    Please note there is a $10 cover charge on Saturdays For weekend, ALL members of your party must arrive 45 minutes prior to...

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  • The Music of The Temptations & The Four Tops Feat. Soul Infinity

    Sun, Aug. 25, 2019 at 7:00 PM

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  • The Black Soul Experience

    Sun, Aug. 25, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Welcome to The Black Soul Experience, a high-powered, intense live show. R&B, funk, soul, soca, hip-hop, reggae, and house will keep you dancing in the aisles all night long! Featuring your hos...

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  • Cheryl Pepsii Riley's "Black Velvet Mondays, Musicians and Singers Jam"

    Mon, Aug. 26, 2019 at 9:00 PM

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  • UNLTD!

    Tue, Aug. 27, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Some of Cafe Wha?'s finest musicians come to the Groove for a special performance to do their thing on a Monday night - expect everything from rock, reggae, R&B to pop and hip hop!

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  • BK Sonics

    Wed, Aug. 28, 2019 at 7:29 PM

    Featuring international talent from across NYC and based in Brooklyn, BKSonics never fail to deliver the goods when it comes to tight grooves and soaring vocals. With their combined love of Funk an...

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  • The Kennedy Administration

    Wed, Aug. 28, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Please note there is a $5 cover charge on Wednesdays For 9:00 pm shows, ALL members of your party must arrive by 8:45 to be guaranteed ...

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  • Taylor Burgess

    Thu, Aug. 29, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    The perfect father/ daughter duo, Joe and Taylor Burgess featuring Purchase College Alumni Eunha So and Evan Ryan. As masters of their crafts, they formed a group of a unique contemporary jazz/ so...

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  • Li'nard's Many Moods

    Thu, Aug. 29, 2019 at 9:00 PM

    Li'nard Jackson is the heart and soul of Li'nards Many Moods Band and is a New York City legend. He is recognized as a genius in the art of dynamic, live performance and as a versatile bass...

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  • Lilla

    Fri, Aug. 30, 2019 at 7:30 PM

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  • The Black Soul Experience

    Fri, Aug. 30, 2019 at 9:30 PM

    Please note there is a $10 cover charge on Friday For 9:00 pm shows, ALL members of your party must arrive by 8:45 t...

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  • Linden St. Connection

    Sat, Aug. 31, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    Since 2015, Linden St. Connection has been writing and performing music steeped in influence from New Orleans and the American singer-songwriter tradition. Offering their originals, Linden St. also...

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  • Cheryl Pepsii Riley's "Black Velvet Mondays, Musicians and Singers Jam"

    Mon, Sep. 2, 2019 at 9:00 PM

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  • Planetary People

    Tue, Sep. 3, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    Planetary People is a collective of musicians that plays a mix of high energy funk, fusion, and jazz music. As a group, P.O.P. performs regularly in the NYC music scene, while also having toured throu...

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  • Tracey Nicole & Company

    Fri, Sep. 6, 2019 at 9:30 PM

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  • The Music of Nina Simone & First Ladies of Jazz & Blues

    Sun, Sep. 8, 2019 at 7:00 PM

    First Ladies of Jazz & Blues: The Music of Etta James, Billie Holiday, Nina Simone & More feat. Emilie Surtees Jazz has not one queen but three, and impassioned vocalist Emi...

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  • Cheryl Pepsii Riley's "Black Velvet Mondays, Musicians and Singers Jam"

    Mon, Sep. 9, 2019 at 9:00 PM

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  • Beings Organ Trio

    Tue, Sep. 10, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    BEINGS is a funk organ trio based in New York City. Consisting of VJ Brown (guitar), Kevin Never (drums), and Monti (organ), the trio brings high energy and feel-good funk to its audiences wherever th...

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  • Cheryl Pepsii Riley's "Black Velvet Mondays, Musicians and Singers Jam"

    Mon, Sep. 16, 2019 at 9:00 PM

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  • Musical Salute To Aretha Franklin, Anita Baker and Whitney Houston

    Sun, Sep. 22, 2019 at 7:00 PM

    The Music of Aretha Franklin, Anita Baker and Whitney Houston Feat. Emilie Surtees For a singer with such powerful pipes, it’s something of a shock to hear vocalist Emilie Surtees describe h...

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  • Cheryl Pepsii Riley's "Black Velvet Mondays, Musicians and Singers Jam"

    Mon, Sep. 23, 2019 at 9:00 PM

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  • Mutual Music

    Tue, Sep. 24, 2019 at 7:30 PM

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  • Planetary People

    Thu, Sep. 26, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    Planetary People is a collective of musicians that plays a mix of high energy funk, fusion, and jazz music. As a group, P.O.P. performs regularly in the NYC music scene, while also having toured throu...

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  • VOLK

    Fri, Oct. 4, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    Lightning-charged duo VOLK is a Molotov cocktail of high-octane Rock & Roll and Honky-Tonking Country swagger. Their live performances explode with Chris Lowe's (TX, guitar) and Eleot Reich...

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  • Tomar and the FCs

    Wed, Oct. 9, 2019 at 7:30 PM

    Tomar and the FCs is a soul band from Austin, Texas formed in 2015. Tomar Williams got his start singing lead on the Chitlin Circuit with his family band, spent decades as a keyboardist and bac...

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