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More About November 2nd and The Crocodile Cafe

More About November 2nd and The Crocodile Cafe

The evening of Novem­ber 2nd at the Croc­o­dile Cafe will start at 8pm with the Black Rock Coalition’s Get Down Revue, the mighty, rhythm, blues & soul coali­tion, cel­e­brat­ing the 1947–1974 Atlantic Records box set record­ing artists such as Ruth Brown, Aretha Franklin, and Ray Charles.  Launch­ing the cer­ti­fied dance par­ty will be Luq­man Brown (musi­cal […]

More About The Sunday Bump & The W.O.W. Hall & Community Center for the Performing Arts (CCPA)

More About The Sunday Bump & The W.O.W. Hall & Community Center for the Performing Arts (CCPA)

The Sun­day Bump is an eight-piece neo-soul fusion band from Eugene ded­i­cat­ed to push­ing the bound­aries of funk, jazz and pop to the absolute lim­it. Band mem­bers are Lee Burlingame, Luke Broad­bent, “The” Sam Dale, Charles DeMon­nin, Ian Michael Lind­say, Ken Mas­tro­gio­van­ni, Max Pin­der, Sou­vagi­ni Paul, Keenan Dorn and Justin Kiatvongcharoen. Face­book Band­camp The cor­ner […]

Burnt Sugar at National Sawdust, Brooklyn, NY

Burnt Sugar at National Sawdust, Brooklyn, NY

ation­al Saw­dust wel­comes Burnt Sug­ar the Arkestra Cham­ber, the “jam army” that nev­er plays a song the same way once, for a rare evening of two dis­tinc­tive­ly dif­fer­ent song­book per­for­mances back to back.
With spe­cial guests Val-Inc & Mar­que Gilmore the inna•most.

What’s in a Sweet Sticky Songbook …

How about a dol­lop of The Ohio Play­ers … Roger Trout­man & Zapp … Lake­side … Junie Mor­ri­son … Heat­wave … Slave … Aur­ra & … Steve Arrington’s Hall of Fame. Then there might also be a dab of Faze-O … Sun … Day­ton and Platy­pus.   Sug­ar Fam­i­ly and Friends … can you “taste” the […]

More About Piper Carter, Bryce Detroit and Greg Tate

As part of the D.I.A.’s Trib­ute to Detroit Hip Hop, Greg Tate will have a con­ver­sa­tion with Piper Carter, founder of the Foun­da­tion of Women in Hip Hop, and Bryce Detroit, music pro­duc­er and founder of Detroit Record­ings accom­pa­nied by the BSA~GR Cru. Piper Carter says in an Urban Inno­va­tion Exchange arti­cle writ­ten by MJ Gal­braith […]

More About Jenny Risher, DIA’s “Friday Nights Live”, Duminie Deporres & The BSA~GD

D-Cyphered: Por­traits by Jen­ny Rish­er will take view­ers on a pho­to­graph­ic time­line that makes up the sto­ry of the Detroit hip-hop scene. Often over­looked by the move­ments in New York and Los Ange­les, Detroit’s hip-hop his­to­ry is deeply shaped by the var­i­ous ele­ments of Motown and Detroit tech­no. Since the emer­gence of Eminem and his […]

PDX … Soul’d Out Productions & The Jack Russell Revue Two Times

Begin­ning oper­a­tions in 2003, PDX Jazz is a non-prof­it cul­tur­al arts orga­ni­za­tion and the pre­sen­ter of the Port­land Jazz Fes­ti­val. Con­ceived by for­mer Mt. Hood Fes­ti­val Artis­tic Direc­tor Bill Roys­ton, the pro­posed annu­al event was award­ed a three-year city gov­ern­ment grant with co-founder and part­ner Trav­el Port­land (for­mal­ly POVA). The Festival’s man­date was estab­lished as […]

More about Portland Jazz, Soul’d Out Productions & The Jack Russell Revue & “We Insist! Freedom Now” Suite

Begin­ning oper­a­tions in 2003, PDX Jazz is a non-prof­it cul­tur­al arts orga­ni­za­tion and the pre­sen­ter of the Port­land Jazz Fes­ti­val. Con­ceived by for­mer Mt. Hood Fes­ti­val Artis­tic Direc­tor Bill Roys­ton, the pro­posed annu­al event was award­ed a three-year city gov­ern­ment grant with co-founder and part­ner Trav­el Port­land (for­mal­ly POVA). The Festival’s man­date was estab­lished as […]

National Sawdust … Rider & a “caramelized” Ticket Link for the Late Show (9pm)

Nation­al Saw­dust (NS), an unpar­al­leled, artist-led, non-prof­it venue, is found­ed with an expan­sive vision: to pro­vide com­posers & musi­cians across gen­res a home in which they can flour­ish, a set­ting where they are giv­en unprece­dent­ed sup­port and resources essen­tial to cre­ate, and then share, their work; shar­ing the build­ing with NS … the brain­child of […]

National Sawdust ... Rider ... and a BSA "caramelized" Ticket Link

National Sawdust … Rider … and a BSA “caramelized” Ticket Link

Nation­al Saw­dust (NS), an unpar­al­leled, artist-led, non-prof­it venue, is found­ed with an expan­sive vision: to pro­vide com­posers & musi­cians across gen­res a home in which they can flour­ish, a set­ting where they are giv­en unprece­dent­ed sup­port and resources essen­tial to cre­ate, and then share, their work; shar­ing the build­ing with NS … the brain­child of […]

More about Nietzsche’s & DJ Milk

Well it’s On like “Bang A Gong”!  BSA & DJ Milk are return­ing to Nietzsche’s for Round Two!  The first time under the Hall­walls Con­tem­po­rary Art Center’s ban­ner, with the bless­ings of Ed Car­doni, Steve Baczkows­ki and LeRoi John­son, Rick James’ broth­er and back-in-the-day man­ag­er, BSA brought RJ & The Stone City Band’s swag­gado­cious music […]

More about Stefanie Batten Bland

Ste­fanie Bat­ten-Bland is the Artis­tic Direc­tor of Com­pa­ny SBB.  Com­pa­ny SBB cre­ates per­for­mances root­ed in com­mu­ni­ty. Past awards and hon­ors include the 2016 Jerome Rob­bins Award, 2015 Kevin Spacey Foun­da­tion Artists Choice Award, 2014/15 Alvin Ailey Foun­da­tion New Direc­tions Chore­og­ra­phy Lab Fel­low, 2014 Jof­frey Bal­let Chore­o­g­ra­ph­er of Col­or.

More about PATIENT(CE) & Jack Shainman Gallery’s The School in Kinderhook

Ste­fanie Bat­ten Bland’s Com­pa­ny SBB & BSA present PATIENT(CE), an inter­dis­ci­pli­nary work inspired by father daugh­ter con­ver­sa­tions between Com­pa­ny SBB founder and con­tro­ver­sial com­pos­er and film mak­er Ed Bland. This cre­ation exam­ines the struc­ture of jazz with its for­mal empha­sis on the eter­nal present. Through a col­lab­o­ra­tion with futur­is­tic jazz ensem­ble Burnt Sug­ar the Arkestra […]

More about The A.G.O. & The Skyline Concert Series

The Art Gallery of Ontario is locat­ed on Dun­das Street in the heart of the city of Toron­to. Walk­ing dis­tance from Yonge-Dun­­das Square, the Toron­to Eaton Cen­tre and Chi­na­town, the AGO is easy to plan into your itin­er­ary. As the cul­tur­al cen­tre of Cana­da, the city of Toron­to is one of the most diverse and […]