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Welcome to Suga in My Bowl radio‘s weekly feature, On The Bandstand, where we collect upcoming NYC area shows from current and past Suga’ guests. We’re online weekly and on the air on NYC’s WBAI-FM radio alternate Sunday nights from 11 PM -1 AM. Keep up with us via Facebook, the blog here, or our main website, or Twitter and we’ll keep track of the schedule for you.

This week’s show features an interview with WBGO radio host Sheila Anderson! You can see her live at the 92nd St. Y’s Latin on Lex event on the 12th and and hear her from 1-6 AM most Saturday and Sunday mornings on WBGO FM. Meanwhile, let’s take a look at some upcoming gigs.

Photo: Oliver Lake’s Redbone Stick Plus. |

Saxophonist Oliver Lake is also a visual artist and will have a showing of his painted sticks at the Aljira Center for Contemporary Art in downtown Newark NJ until May 21st.

Vocalist Nona Hendryx will be one of many performers at the Schomburg for a Women’s Jazz Festival tribute to her work on March 9th.

Guitarist Marc Ribot is at The Stone on March 10th.

Columbia University professor and writer Farah Jasmine Griffin will be at the Schomburg for a discussion on African American writers and artists in the 1950s on the 11th.

Drummer Bobby Sanabria will be leading Quarteto Aché at Floridita on 125th St in Harlem on the 13th and at Seton Hall University in New Jersey on the 18th.

Legendary Drummer Roy Haynes celebrates his 90th birthday from the 13-15th at the Blue Note with special guests sitting in every night including guitarist Pat Metheny and bassist Christian McBride on the 13th!

Trombonist Steve Turre will be at Smoke from March 13-15th to celebrate the release of his Spiritman CD.

Saxophonist Gary Bartz will lead a Quartet at Kitano on March 14th.

Looking ahead, drummer Terri Lyne Carrington’s Grammy Award-winning re-imagination of the Ellington classic Money Jungle will be performed at the Schomburg on March 16th as part of their Women’s Jazz Festival.

Finally, drummer Jeff “Tain” Watts is at Birdland with bassist Charnett Moffett’s Network Trio from the 17-21st.

That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl is back on WBAI‘s airwaves March 22nd. We’ll also have another edition of “On the Bandstand” 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.