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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.
We’re off the air this week, but stop by our archives to get your fix from nearly 7 years of archived shows until next week. Things quiet down this week as artists head off to the summer festival circuit, but we’ve pulled out a few things worth your time. The venerable Jazzmobile series has also released a few events as well, which we’ll be highlighting later on, but you can head on over to their site right now.
AZA, the exhibit of drummer Will Calhoun’s visual art collaboration is on display at the Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education in the South Bronx until July 21st. See our review of the show for more details.
Poet Sonia Sanchez reads her work on July 4 in an outdoor concert at the International African Arts Festival in Brooklyn. The performance is included in the festival’s small suggested admission fee.
Saxophonist Billy Harper leads a quintet at Smoke from the 15-17th.
Harpist Brandee Younger has weekly Sunday brunch sets at Minton’s in Harlem and has a free outdoor performance at the Prospect Park Bandshell as part of the Celebrate Brooklyn Festival on July 21.
Vocalist Catherine Russell and bassist Christian McBride are at the Caramoor Jazz Festival in Westchester County on July 23rd.
That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl is back on WBAI‘s airwaves on July 10. 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.