The Apollo Theater Marquee. “Honoring the life of Greg Tate. Writer, Musician and Producer”

A brief statement on the passing of Greg Ionman Tate

Beloveds,We’re broken hearted to confirm that this mourning, the morning of Tuesday, December 7th, 2021, Gregory Stephen Ionman Tate passed on to the next life. At this time, out of respect for his sister Geri, his brother Brian, his daughter Chinara, and his “Grand Sun“ Nile, The Burnt Sugar Arkestra Family will refrain from further
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Burnt Sugar Arkestra. Photos by Shane Nelson

Our Wicked Lady’s History & Covid Policy

This huge, once empty Bushwick warehouse was transformed into Our Wicked Lady (OWL) in 2015. With a spacious open-air in the warmer months and fully winterized in the colder months rooftop terrace and bar; plus rehearsal spaces and artist studios below, OWL is truly a gathering place for Brooklyn’s artist community. OWL would like you
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Burnt Sugar the Arkestra Camber: Angels Over Okanda

Angels Over Oakanda Debuts.

This Fall, Burnt Sugar The Arkestra Chamber debuts Angels Over Oakanda, a four-song suite which is the group’s first new studio-generated album of original material since 2017’s All You Zombies Dig The Luminosity. The album is being released on CD and as a digital download by Avant Groidd Musica September 23, 2021 with a 12” vinyl release to follow in 2022.

Burnt Sugar Arkestra. Photos by Shane Nelson

While We Are Still Here…

Burnt Sugar is honored to be a part of “The 5th Annual Sugar Hill Music Festival” (In Tribute to the Mizell Brothers and Gil Scott-Heron) presented by “While We Are Still Here” . Sat, Sep 25, 2021, 2:00 PM EDT. Sugar Hill Luminaries LawnHighbridge Park 155th Street and Edgecombe Avenue Harlem, NY 10032 While We Are Still
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Burnt Sugar Arkestra. Photos by Shane Nelson

B.S.A.C. returns to R.A.W. with special guests … The Veldt !

We’re happily heading back to one of our favorite venues in the whole wide world Real Art Ways with a very, very special guest … Raleigh N.C.’s The Veldt!Real Art Ways, in Hartford CT.Sunday, September 26, 2021 at 2pm.Website Daniel and Danny Chavis lifted their band’s name from a Ray Bradbury science fiction story. Their
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Burnt Sugar Arkestra. Photos by Shane Nelson

More on NOIR BIZARRE & The Imploding Black Inevitable

NOIR BIZARRE is the lifestyle brainchild of Daniel Chavis of the co-led with his brother Danny Chavis world famous The Veldt. The Imploding Inevitable is the start-up event to announce a full-blown NOIR BIZARRE festival in 2020. The Imploding Black Inevitable, along with evening performances by The Veldt (11pm), BSAC (10pm) and Last of the
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Burnt Sugar celebrates the opening of The Obama Portrait Exhibit at Brooklyn Museum

Obama Presidential Portrait Celebration & Exhibit Need to Knows

On Saturday, August 28th, 2021 BSAC’s “SUMMERY CARAMELIZED COMEBACK continues with two new conductions celebrating the Obama Presidential Portraits’ debut at the Brooklyn Museum. Our Obama-inspired conductions commence at 4pm & 5:30pm in the Biergarten, Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden. In between our conductions Kyle Carrero Lopez, Nkosi Nkululeko and celeste doaks, presented in partnership with Cave
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Burnt Sugar Arkestra. Photos by Shane Nelson

Early Titles on Bandcamp

Folks, as it’s been awhile since you’ve heard from us, the BSAC Crew & Family hope this finds you and yours well and thriving, in spite of it all. With the one-year anniversary of our last live performance (at Harlem’s World Famous Apollo Theater) just passing, and with no live dates on the horizon, we’d
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