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.

This week’s guest is drummer Hamid Drake. There are no immediate shows to announce, but we’ll keep you up to date with this segment. But we have other listings for you if you want to catch music this week.

Blueswoman Alexis P. Suter will be at Roxy and Dukes in Dunellen NJ on June 27th.

Saturday, June 28th is shaping up to be a big day, music-wise.

Last week’s guest, drummer J.T. Lewis, will be appearing with Sandra St. Victor at Prospect Park’s Celebrate Brooklyn! series on June 28th.

Several guests will be at NYU’s Skirball Center for a Jazz Forum for the Arts benefit performance. Drummers Bobby Sanabria and Michael Carvin, trombonist Steve Turre, and many others will be there.

Bassist Reggie Workman will have a birthday celebration concert at Sista’s Place in Brooklyn.

Finally, if you’re up for a road trip, you can catch pianist Marc Cary‘s Focus Trio and Dr. Lonnie Smith’s In the Beginning Octet at the Saratoga Jazz Festival in Saratoga Springs NY on June 28th.

Further ahead in Saratoga Springs, on July 1st saxophonist Tia Fuller appears at Skidmore College’s jazz institute with Rufus Reed’s Quintet.

Also on the horizon, pianist Geri Allen has a residency at The Stone on the Lower East Side from July 1st through the 6th. On the 6th, she’ll be joined by saxophonist Tia Fuller.

The Blue Note Jazz Festival, wraps up this week with events in several venues.

That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl is back on WBAI July 6, but we’ll have another edition of “On the Bandstand” online here next Sunday with a fresh set of listings. If you haven’t seen it yet, do check out our coverage of this year’s Vision Fest, where we did a recap of the first day, second and third days, and will have a final recap in a separate post.

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.

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