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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 if you missed

last week’s show with bassist Joëlle Léandre, head over to our archives where you can hear that and nearly a decade of past shows. She’ll be at Clemente Soto Velez Center on the Lower East Side on October 8 with flutist Nicole Mitchell as part of the Tiger Trio. That’s part of Arts for Arts’ Race and Resistance series.

Before we get to the rest of this week’s listings, a note that WBAI Radio is on the eve of its Fall Fund Drive. We urge you to give whatever you can and it’s particularly helpful to become a sustaining member with a monthly pledge, which we call a BAI Buddy.

Guitarist Marc Ribot and vocalist Fay Victor are at Le Poisson Rouge on October 8 with an album release event for Songs of Resistance.

Bassist Christian McBride leads the New Jawn Quartet at The Side Door in Old Lyme CT on October 10-11.

Vocalist Catherine Russell is at Brooklyn’s Kingsborough Community College for a Frank Sinatra and Billie Holiday tribute on October 12. She’s also at the Beacon Theater with Steely Dan on October 17, 18, 20, 21, 24, 27, 29, and 30.

Tubist Joe Daley is at Terra Blues with Hazmat Modine on October 13, November 3, and November 17.

Pianist Marc Cary’s Harlem Sessions series continues with late Saturday night sets at Smoke on October 13 and 20.

Pianist Barry Harris is at William Paterson University’s Shea Center for Performing Arts in NJ on October 14.

Vocalist Thana Alexa is at Birdland on October 14.

Vocalist Jazzmeia Horn is at Le Poisson Rouge on October 17.

Following directly on the heels of their annual September inGardens series, Vision Fest promoter Arts for Art comes roaring back with a Race and Resistance” festival spanning the weekends of October 7-9 and 12-14. The first weekend is at Teatro La TEA inside the Clemente Soto Velez Center at 107 Suffolk St. The show moves uptown for the second weekend to El Taller Latino Americano in the basement of 215 E 99 St. With a total of 22 sets spread over the six nights, there’s too much to fully cover here, but expect appearances by bassists William Parker, Jöelle Leandre; saxophonist James Brandon Lewis, vocalist Fay Victor; trumpeter Ahmed Abdullah; poet Jesus Papoleto Melendez; trombonist Craig Harris; flutist Nicole Mitchell; and dancer Patricia Nicholson Parker. The series starts with an artists round table discussion on “Racism and the Right to Vote” on the afternoon of October 7. See the full schedule here.

the BRIC Jazz Fest returns to the BRIC Arts Media Center in downtown Brooklyn from October 13-20 with marathon nights of music on the 18, 19, and 20. Highlights include Lakecia Benjamin and the Soul Squad on October 18 and Terrence Blanchard on October 20.

Bassist Ron Carter is at Birdland from October 16-20 with a big band; October 23-27 with a quartet; and October 30-November 2 with his Golden Striker Trio.

Saxophonist James Brandon Lewis’s trio is at Firehouse 12 in New Haven on October 19.

Saxophonist Ravi Coltrane leads a quartet at Jazz Forum Arts in Tarrytown NY on October 19 and 20.

Pianist Vijay Iyer is at Columbia University’s Miller Theater on October 20.

Guitarist Mary Halvorson is at the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music on October 20 with Thumbscrew, at the Greenwich Music House on October 25, and at The Stone on October 26.

Vocalist René Marie is at William Paterson University’s Shea Center for Performing Arts in NJ on October 21.

That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl will be back on WBAI‘s airwaves on Sunday October 14. 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 Lehman College and The City College of New York. Find him on Twitter @streetgriot