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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 is off the air this week. The next scheduled show is May 31, pending program changes for WBAI’s Spring Fund Drive. Check our main website of Facebook page for updates. To get your fix until then, check out our our audio archives which includes our last show with pianist/keyboardist Marc Cary. Meanwhile, let’s take a look at some upcoming gigs.

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

Saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin is at Minton’s on May 26th with Charenee Wade’s septet.

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 and at Subrosa with the legendary Candido as special guest on percussion on June 7.

Organist Dr. Lonnie Smith returns to the Jazz Standard from June 2-7, with a trio the first 3 days and his Evolution ensemble the last 3 days.

Guitarist Marc Ribot is at The Stone with Roy Nathanson on June 3.

Bassist Bob Cranshaw is at An Beal Bocht Café in the Bronx with drummer Joe Farnsworth’s quartet on June 3.

Drummer Jeff “Tain” Watts is at The Cutting Room for an album release party on June 6th.

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.