bandstand_picPhoto Credit: Hank Williams

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: we’ve been pre-empted for WBAI’s Spring Fund Drive. We’ll be back (for sure this time) on June 14. 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.

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 JT Lewis is at Nublu on the Lower East Side with Harriet Tubman on June 5.

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

Drummer Bobby Sanabria leads Quarteto Aché at Subrosa with the legendary Candido as special guest on percussion on June 7.

Saxophonist Ravi Coltrane is at Symphony Space on June 10.

Vocalist Dianne Reeves headlines the National Jazz Museum in Harlem’s benefit concert at Hunter College’s Kaye Playhouse on June 10th.

Pianist Randy Weston, saxophonist Billy Harper, and bassist Alex Blake will be at Borough of Manhattan Community College’s Tribeca Performing Arts Center on June 11th performing “The Roots of the Blues”.

Saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin and poet Jessica Care Moore are at the Apollo Theater with Black Women Rock on June 12

Harpist Brandee Younger will be at The Cell Theatre on June 13th.

That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl is scheduled to be back on WBAI‘s airwaves June 14 after the spring fund drive wraps up. 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.