Burnt Sugar Arkestra. Photos by Shane Nelson

Suprise show at Zebulon LA & Sweetback screening.

Thrilled to announce a second LA area hit. Beyond thrilled to be reunited with our dear friends at Zebulon LA. Many a sweet memory was made at the dearly missed outpost in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. To make it extra special, our performance will be preceded by a screening of “Sweet Sweetback’s Badassss Song”. Written, edited, directed
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Burnt Sugar at 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
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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
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Burnt Sugar at National Sawdust

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.

Burnt Sugar Arkestra. Photos by Shane Nelson

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
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Burnt Sugar Arkestra. Photos by Shane Nelson

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
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Burnt Sugar Arkestra. Photos by Shane Nelson

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
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Burnt Sugar Arkestra. Photos by Shane Nelson

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
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