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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Burnt Sugar Arkestra. Photos by Shane Nelson

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
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Burnt Sugar Arkestra. Photos by Shane Nelson

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
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Burnt Sugar at National Sawdust

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
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Burnt Sugar Arkestra. Photos by Shane Nelson

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
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Burnt Sugar Arkestra. Photos by Shane Nelson

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.