bandstand_picSuga in My Bowl radio presents a new feature, On The Bandstand where we collect upcoming NYC area shows from current and past Suga’ guests.

JT_Lewis_suga_promoThis week’s guest is drummer J.T. Lewis, who will be appearing with Sandra St. Victor at Prospect Park’s Celebrate Brooklyn! series on June 28th. Later this summer, you can also catch him in Damrosch Park on August 8th at Lincoln Center’s Out of Doors festival. And if you follow us online, we’ll give you a reminder as the events draw closer.

On the 16th, vocalist and pianist Andy Bey does a solo performance at the Blue Note.

Drummer Teri Lyne Carrington and pianist Geri Allen will be at the Village Vanguard from June 17-22.

Pianist Harold Mabern returns to Small’s on the 18th.

Vocalist Dianne Reeves has a free outdoor concert with the New Haven Symphony at New Haven Green in Connecticut on June 21st.

Many of these events are part of the monthlong Blue Note Jazz Festival, which continues this week with events in several venues.

That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl is back on WBAI next week, June 22nd, and we’ll have another edition of “On the Bandstand” on air and online next Sunday with a fresh set of listings.

Hank Williams is an associate producer for Suga’ in My Bowl on WBAI Radio and webmaster for the Suga’ and Behind the Mic sites. He is also a PhD candidate in English and Africana Studies at the CUNY Graduate Center and teaches at Hunter and Lehman Colleges and The City College of New York.