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’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.

Pianist/keyboardist Marc Cary is at the Blue Note with the Revive Big band on June 8.

Drummer Roy Haynes is at the Blue Note on June 9.

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”. They’re also at Minton’s on June 20-21.

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.

Trombonist/seashellist Steve Turre leads a sextet in a Rahsaan Roland Kirk tribute at Jazz at Lincoln Center from June 11-14.

Saxophonist David Murray leads a trio at the Blue Note with pianist <strongGeri Allen and drummer Terri Lyne Carrington on June 15-17.

Bassist Mimi Jones is at the Blue Note on June 16.

Pianist/vocalist Andy Bey has a solo show at Blue Note on June 16.

Bassist Alex Blake is at Kitano with Lynette Washington and Dennis Ball’s Jazz New York on June 19.

Vocalist Thana Alexa is at Subculture with Antonia Sanchez’s Migration on June 19. She will also be at Borough of Manhattan Community College’s Tribeca Performing Arts Center on June 27 for the Made in New York Jazz Gala.

Pianist Harold Mabern sits in with saxophonist George Coleman at Smoke from June 19-21 and leads a trio at the Village Vanguard from June 23-28.

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.

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