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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 again this week, but back next week with a new show with drummer Billy Hart! WBAI Radio’s also wrapping up it’s December mini fund drive today and we’d appreciate donations in our name. Remember, all proceeds go to keep the station on the air, not to us. Until next week, head over to our archives, where you can listen to nearly a decade of previous shows. And we have more listings for you this week.

Jake Meginsky’s documentary film Milford Graves Full Mantis is showing at Time and Space Limited in Hudson NY through January 1. See our review for more details on the film.

Pianist Marc Cary’s Harlem Sessions series continues with late Saturday night sets at Smoke on December 15 and 22.

Trumpeter Freddie Hendrix is at Smoke with David Gibson’s quintet on December 19.

Pianist Harold Mabern leads a trio at Smalls in a late set on December 19.

Guitarist Bill Frisell is at Roulette on December 20.

Pianist Barry Harris leads a trio at Dizzy’s Club from December 21-24.

Pianist David Virelles is at the Jazz Gallery for a tribute to the late Roy Hargrove on December 22 and at the  Village Vanguard with Chris Potter from December 25-31.

Tubist Joe Daley is at Terra Blues with Hazmat Modine on on January 5.

Looking further into the future the full schedule’s been announced for the 2019 Winter Jazz Fest, which returns from January 4-12! Look for our usual on-air programming in our upcoming shows and right here–with our annual Cheat Sheet preview and more.

Save the date(s): the 2019 Vision Fest will honor former Suga’ guest Andrew Cyrille and returns to Roulette in downtown Brooklyn from June 11-16. Full lineups will be announced later and we’ll get you details and full coverage as the date nears and the weather warms up.

That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl will be back on WBAI‘s airwaves on Sunday December 23. 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. Find him on Twitter @streetgriot