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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.

Suga’ in My Bowl returns to the air this week to bring you an interview with pianist Marc Cary! You can catch him leading off late night jam sessions on May 21st and 28th at Harlem’s Gin Fizz Lounge. As always, we have more music for you this week.

It’s your last chance to catch saxophonist Oliver Lake‘s visual art exhibit of his painted sticks at the Aljira Center for Contemporary Art in downtown Newark NJ. It ends on May 21st.

Saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin is at Minton’s on May 18th and Mondays in May with Charenee Wade’s septet.

Pianist and vocalist Diane Schuur is at Birdland from May 19-23.

Bassist Mimi Jones joins Luis Perdomo’s ensemble at Smoke on May 20.

Saxophonist Ravi Coltrane is a special guest with Fred Hersch at the Jazz Standard on May 22.

Saxophonist Kenny Garrett will be at Iridium from May 22-24.

Saxophonist Gary Bartz takes part in a celebration of Miles Davis’ music at Smoke from May 22-24.

Bassist Reggie Workman will be interviewed live at the National Jazz Museum in Harlem on May 26th.

Saxophonist Oliver Lake is at Zinc Bar with Francisco Mora-Catlett’s AfroHORN on May 28th.

HarpistBrandee Younger will be at The Cell Theatre on May 30th and June 13th.

Pianist and vocalist Andy Bey is at Minton’s May 30- and 31.

Drummer Bobby Sanabria leads Quarteto Aché at Floridita Restaurant at 125th St. on May 31.

That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl is scheduled to be back on WBAI‘s airwaves May 31, depending on schedule changes for the spring fund drive: check our main website for updates. 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.