Burnt Sugar Arkestra. Photos by Shane Nelson

“All Ya Needs That Negrocity” CD Release Feast

To celebrate the release of “All Ya Needs That Negrocity” on Avant Groidd Musica, Burnt Sugar the Arkestra Chamber is performing & presenting an eatin, dancin and card playin throwdown at The Village @ Gureje at Nova Bar and Garden Lounge on Saturday, November 5th.

Burnt Sugar w/Vernon Reid & Melvin Van Peebles Rocks Bryant Park!

Burnt Sugar with Vernon Reid & Melvin VanPeebles Rocks Bryant Park!

Friday, September 16th @ 6p SHARP, The Black Rock Coalition, in conjunction with the Bryant Park Fall Festival, is proud to kick off the NYC Cultural Season with a live performance by Burnt Sugar featuring Special Guests Vernon Reid & Melvin Van Peebles as they freak the songbooks of James Brown, Ashford & Simpson, Melvin
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Indomitable: James Brown at Summerstage

Indomitable: James Brown at SummerStage

Indomitable: James Brown is a testament to the musical, political and entrepreneurial impact of James Brown’s indomitable spirit, creativity and business wiles on American culture from the 1950s to the present. The format of the show, moving from hard hitting and precise musical homage to direct testimony to innovative remixes of his biggest hits, provides
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Burnt Sugar Arkestra. Photos by Shane Nelson

Ziggy and the Berlin Trilogy

For this premiere performance Burnt Sugar will trip on some inner glam and Germanic starchild roots and resurrect the moment in musical history when space oddity David Bowie came under the cybernetic sway of Tony Visconti, Brain Eno, Kraftwerk, and Robert Fripp. Albums to be exhumed for reanimation and further study include Hunky Dory, The
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Burnt Sugar Arkestra. Photos by Shane Nelson

DROP THE BOMB PARTY!

Friday, January 21st starting at 7:30pm, The Black Rock Coalition – Celebrating 25 years (and still going strong) as the ONLY nationwide nonprofit dedicated to supporting the COMPLETE and UNCOMPROMISED FREEDOM, RECOGNITION and EQUALITY of artists of color – will be have a PARTY at The Gibson/Baldwin ER Showroom to coincide with the eagerly awaited
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Indomitable: James Brown The Music and The Man

Indomitable: James Brown The Music and The Man

After a sold-out run at the Apollo Theater’s Salon Series, internationally acclaimed Burnt Sugar Arkestra, Tony nominee Brandon Victor Dixon (Color Purple, Lion King and Unchain My Heart) and Director Patricia McGregor (Fela) present a one-night only concert version of Indomitable: James Brown The Music and The Man on Friday, December 17, 2010. Doors at
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The Blue Note Late Night Groove Series presents Burnt Sugar

Late Night Groovy at The Blue Note NYC

Get your Late Night Groove with us at The Blue Note NYC! Saturday December 4  ’round  1am We recommend reserving a spot at the table. – Here’s your link

Burnt Sugar, MK Groove Orchestra & Dope Sagittarius

It’s Gonna Be a Coco Dope Groove Sugar!

Fri­day, Novem­ber 19th 2010 8:00pm Coco66 66 Greenpoint Ave. Brooklyn (between Franklin and West) G train to Greenpoint Ave. $6 in advance $8 at the door buy tickets WITH: THE MK GROOVE ORCHESTRA The MK Groove Orchestra is not your grandparents big band, the MKGO is equal parts rock band and jazz band, drawing upon
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Burnt Sugar Arkestra. Photos by Shane Nelson

BURNT SUGAR presents TWO OR THREE THINGS SHE KNOW ABOUT WILD

A Primer In How Sisters Freely Conduct Themselves in The D Featuring Mazz Swift and Latasha Nevada Diggs on violin,vocals and EFX Greg Tate on laptop,guitars+baton, Jared Michael Nickerson on bass and The Next Detroit Harmolodic Arkestra (Joel Peterson, Duminie Deporres, James “the Blackman” Harris, Skeeter CR Shelton and more) Admission: $8.00 all ages www,mocadetroit.org/upcomingevents.html
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Elogio do Funk

Savoring the Summer & Looking Forward To The Fall

Burnt Sugar had a wonderful Summer with a lovely evening dance fest at Real Art Ways in Hartford Ct. and a seven-day trip to Oporto Portugal to close the 2010 edition of Serrelves Em Festa. Here’s the review in the main newspaper: The review gives Burnt Sugar background info; says “Make It Funky” (with Bruce
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