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.

This week’s guest is blues vocalist Alexis P. Suter! You can catch her and her band at the Westport CT Blues Festival on September 6. And we have lots more music for you this week, so let’s take a look at some upcoming gigs.

Drummer Kim Thompson will be at 55 Bar with Mike Stern on the 24th.

Guitarist Marc Ribot is at Le Poisson Rouge on August 26.

Pianist/keyboardist Marc Cary hosts the Harlem Sessions on the 27th and September 3 at The Gin Fizz.

Drummer/percussionist Bobby Sanabria helps wrap up the Jazzmobile season with a free outdoor performance at Harlem’s Marcus Garvey Park on the 28th.

Saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin is at Harlem’s Ginny’s Supper Club on the 29th.

Drummer Jeff Tain Watts sits in with the Fort Apache Band at the Blue Note from September 1-6.

Bassist Mimi Jones is at Newark NJ’s Gateway Center (across the street from Newark Penn Station) for a free lunchtime outdoor performance on September 2nd.

Harpist Brandee Younger is at Le Poisson Rouge on September 2nd.

Pianist Harold Mabern joins Peppe Merola’s Quintet at Smoke on September 3rd.

Vocalist Thana Alexa is at Brooklyn’s Shapeshifter Lab on September 3rd.

That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl is back on WBAI‘s airwaves on Labor Day Weekend: September 6th. 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.