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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 every Tuesday night from 10 PM -12 midnight. 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 vocalist Melanie Charles! You can catch her at Zinc Bar with Blue After Dark late sets on March 26. Tune in to hear her story. Looking ahead to next week, vocalist Charenee Wade joins us. She’ll be at Brooklyn’s Sista’s Place on March 23 and we have more listings for you this week.

Saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin headlines the 2019 Women’s Jazz Festival at the Schomburg on March 18.

Drummer Will Calhoun is at The Blue Note with bassist Christian McBride and saxophonist Marcus Strickland as guests on March 18.

Saxophonist Shabaka Hutchings is at the Mercury Lounge with The Comet is Coming on March 18.

Bassist Christian McBride is at the National Jazz Museum in Harlem on March 19 and 26.

Pianist Carla Bley leads a trio in a rare NYC appearance at the Jazz Standard on March 19-20.

Pianist Harold Mabern leads a trio at Smalls on March 20.

Pianist Marc Cary’s Harlem Sessions series continues with late Saturday night sets at Smoke on March 23 and 30.

Vocalist Jazzmeia Horn closes out the 2019 Women’s Jazz Festival at the Schomburg on March 25.

Saxophonist Marcus Strickland is at Dizzy’s Club with Brandon Goldberg’s trio on March 25.

Bassist Ron Carter has a residency at the Blue Note from March 26-27.

Trumpeter Eddie Henderson and saxophonist Donald Harrison are at Smoke from March 28-30

Tubist Joe Daley is at Terra Blues with Hazmat Modine on March 30.

Blues vocalist Alexis P. Suter is at Daryl’s House in Pawling NY on March 31.

That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl will be back on WBAI‘s airwaves on Tuesday March 26 in our new weekly 10 PM slot! 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