Burnt Sugar Arkestra. Photos by Shane Nelson

March 2009 “Making Love to the Dark Ages

Well it’s d-day y’all as the Sugar drops it’s first all-studio release in five years on LiveWired/TruGROID. It doesn’t seem that long but that’s what happens with a band that has twenty-minute segues. In other words… time flies by when your making extended-jammy music. Ya heard!! The reviews are starting to happen and we wanted
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Burnt Sugar Arkestra. Photos by Shane Nelson

January & February 2008

It’s 2008 and we feel blessed to get it started in a new way with Rashida Bumbray bringing us to The Kitchen for two nights on January 18th & 19th to re-create our More Than Posthuman – Rise of the Mojosexual Cottilion jammee. Sparlha Swa will also be in the house with her group and
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Burnt Sugar Arkestra. Photos by Shane Nelson

January 2009

It’s the new year and Burnt Sugar the Arkestra Chamber is in a celebratory mood!! We wish each of you a happy and healthy 2009. 2009 commences: –  our tenth year in existence. – and a boss-banging bunch of events, some we can speak of now, and some we’ll speak of later. (like the release of our first full
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Burnt Sugar Arkestra. Photos by Shane Nelson

October – November 2008

Burnt Sugar has accepted Charles Blass’s offer to keep it ghastly with a live sugary broadcast in the studios of WKCR. The music starts at 2am and will go till we drop or becoming sanctified or are kicked off the premises at 6am!! 89.9FM on your dial, turn it up and scare your neighbors!! If
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Burnt Sugar Arkestra. Photos by Shane Nelson

September 2008

It’s back to visit our new friends in Hamilton ( the Pepper Jack Cafe ), Guelph ( The Guelph Jazz Festival ) and Toronto ( the Lula Lounge ) Ontario on September 5th, 6th and 7th, with a first-time stop in Buffalo N.Y. on September 4th, thanks to Steve Baczkowski & Hallwalls and Craig Reynolds & the Big Orbit Gallery.

Burnt Sugar Arkestra. Photos by Shane Nelson

March 2008

They say variety is the spice and we say that applies to Burnt Sugar. This month we have a visit to the world famous Blue Note in Manhattan on the 8th; then our first Canadian tour from the 26th to the 29th with stops in Toronto, Guelph and Hamilton Ontario; followed by a live WKCR
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Burnt Sugar Arkestra. Photos by Shane Nelson

December 2007

Being a festive band, we are hitting early and on both sides of Christmas this month to close out 2007 and get ready for 2008. Starting with a Darryl McNeil-curated BRC fundraiser at the fab Galapagos Art Space in Williamsburg with Don McKenzie’s Red Lights to Rio, Fishbone Angelo Moore’s Dr. Mad Vibe revue, Millsted
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