Tag: Music

Kimberly Nicole’s A Rage in Harlem at Billie’s Black

Kimberly Nicole’s A Rage in Harlem at Billie’s Black

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September 20, 2010 | 0 Comments More
The Public Theater Presents The Capeman

The Public Theater Presents The Capeman

Originally on Broadway in 1998, Paul Simon’s musical THE CAPEMAN tells the true story of a Nuyorican street gang member, Salvador Agrón, whose story exploded on to the front pages of the tabloids in 1959, ultimately revealing the cultural and racial tensions beneath the surface of New York in that era. THE CAPEMAN’s score is [...]

August 1, 2010 | 1 Comment More
Tools of War Comes to Harlem — Summer Music in the Parks

Tools of War Comes to Harlem — Summer Music in the Parks

Spanish Harlem Hop Mission: Keep the B-Boys, B-Girls, Poppers, Lockers & Uprockers moving! Dates: June 17 & 24, 2010

June 15, 2010 | 1 Comment More
Sundae Sermon in Harlem — Party in Morningside Park

Sundae Sermon in Harlem — Party in Morningside Park

Sundae Sermon is an afternoon in the park of music, dancing, family and community commerce. The foundation of the sound of Sundae Sermon is positive house music and peaceful tribal vibes.

June 2, 2010 | 1 Comment More
A-Free-Ka — A Night of African Music at Littlefield in Brooklyn

A-Free-Ka — A Night of African Music at Littlefield in Brooklyn

Conscious NYC and Africology Media are celebrating the influence of African culture in New York with an event called “A-FREE-KA”. Members of the group are Africans who have lived in New York for so long that they call it “almost home”. They have a common vision and a drive to be part of a new [...]

May 25, 2010 | 0 Comments More
18th Annual Ethnic Festival of El Barrio

18th Annual Ethnic Festival of El Barrio

Over the last 18 years, the festival has brought together hundreds of artists, musicians and community members to celebrate East Harlem’s diversity of Mexican, Puerto Rican, South American, West African, Caribbean, Arabic and African-American cultures.

May 19, 2010 | 1 Comment More
DanceAfrica at Brooklyn Academy of Music

DanceAfrica at Brooklyn Academy of Music

DanceAfrica, Brooklyn Academy of Music’s (BAM) longest running program — and one of America’s largest and most vibrant celebrations of African and African American dance, music, and culture — celebrated its 30th year in 2007. Created in 1977 to heighten awareness of African culture, the festival has evolved into a high-spirited Memorial Day Weekend tradition [...]

May 19, 2010 | 1 Comment More
Ay Que Funny Sketch Comedy Show

Ay Que Funny Sketch Comedy Show

The Ay Que Funny Sketch Comedy Show, conceptualized, written, directed and produced by Jesenia Bailey and Crystal Roman, will play five performances at the National Comedy Theater (347 West 36th Street, between 8 & 9 Avenue) Thursdays at 8pm, for five weeks starting May 6, 2010. The Spanglish NYC based sketch comedy show encourages the [...]

May 1, 2010 | 0 Comments More
A Look Back — Harlem4 Benefit Show at GU

A Look Back — Harlem4 Benefit Show at GU

On any given night, Harlem is bustling with everyone looking for the next hot spot to dance the night away. However, like any other part of the city, Harlem is not just for libation and gyrating. Going out on the town for a purpose is also the way to go, especially when it’s for an [...]

April 30, 2010 | 1 Comment More
Roy Ayers Tribute Featuring Pete Rock, The Robert Glasper Experiment and Stefon Harris at the Harlem Stage

Roy Ayers Tribute Featuring Pete Rock, The Robert Glasper Experiment and Stefon Harris at the Harlem Stage

Revive Music Group’s tribute to the legendary jazz musician Roy Ayers features an amazing lineup of music pioneers including legendary hip hop producer Pete Rock, jazz trailblazer The Robert Glasper Experiment [Chris Dave (Drums), Casey Benjamin (Vocoder /Sax), Derrick Hodge (Bass)] and Special Guest Stefon Harris. Honored Guest Roy Ayers will be there to bask [...]

April 21, 2010 | 0 Comments More
Caron Wheeler at the Triad

Caron Wheeler at the Triad

Hennessy Artistry Concert with Caron Wheeler from Soul II Soul, October 2009, NYC ===== Two-time Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter, Caron Wheeler of Soul II Soul, will perform at The Triad on Saturday, December 19, 2009, in a limited engagement in time for the holidays. She will also be joined by a special guest performer. As an [...]

December 12, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Empire State of Mind Video with Jay-Z and Alicia Keys

Empire State of Mind Video with Jay-Z and Alicia Keys

Jay-Z and Alicia Keys in Times Square Photo: HipHopMusicDotCom **** The long awaited video with Jay-Z and Alicia Keys for Empire State of Mind is finally here. The initial buzz began when the video crew began shooting in Harlem on 145th and Broadway weeks ago. There were celebrity sightings and some of our Twitter followers [...]

October 31, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Sundae Sermon in Harlem’s Morningside Park with NYC’s Best DJs

Sundae Sermon in Harlem’s Morningside Park with NYC’s Best DJs

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September 10, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Sundae Sermon in Harlem’s Morningside Park with NYC’s Best DJs

Sundae Sermon in Harlem’s Morningside Park with NYC’s Best DJs

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August 27, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Charlie Parker Jazz Festival

Charlie Parker Jazz Festival

The Charlie Parker Jazz Festival annually assembles some of the finest musicians in the world who reflect Parker’s musical individuality and genius, to promote appreciation for this highly influential and world-renowned artist. The two days of free concerts take place in neighborhoods where Charlie Parker lived and worked, in Harlem’s Marcus Garvey Park and the [...]

August 24, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Concert Review: Laura Izibor, Lance Drummonds and Jesse Boykins III at SOBs

Concert Review: Laura Izibor, Lance Drummonds and Jesse Boykins III at SOBs

There’s a new songstress on the scene who has been compared many a time to Alicia Keys, however do not let that comparison fool you.  Perhaps it is because they both play piano fearlessly.  Perhaps it is because they can rock both behind and in front of the keys.  Whatever it is, Laura Izibor is [...]

August 17, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Big Pimpin’

Big Pimpin’

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August 12, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Gil Scott-Heron at the Blue Note

Gil Scott-Heron at the Blue Note

Vocalist, Musician,Poet, and Author, Gil Scott-Heron will make his Blue Note debut for a special one-night only show on August 16, 2009. He will be joined by other musicians. Poet, musician, activist, author and bluesologist are all terms that have been used to describe Gil Scott-Heron, who more humbly refers to himself simply as a [...]

August 10, 2009 | 1 Comment More