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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.

Tune in Tuesday June 9 as we focus on Sophie Huber, director of the documentary film Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes! Screenings start at Metrograph in Manhattan from June 14-20 and Huber will be on hand for a question and answer session on the opening night. The other big news is  the opening the annual week-long 2019 Vision Festival on June 11 at Roulette in downtown Brooklyn.  More Vision details are at the bottom of this post after our other listings.

Drummer Roy Haynes is at the Blue Note from June 10-12.

Pianist Harold Mabern is at the Village Vanguard with Peter Bernstein from June 11-16 and leads a trio at Smalls in a late set on June 19.

Bassist Christian McBride brings a big band to Dizzy’s Club from June 11-16, and returns to Dizzy’s with Tip City from June 20-23.

Vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Camille Thurman is at Aaron Davis Hall at the City College of New York’s Harlem campus on June 12.

Guitarist Mary Halvorson is at The Stone with Myra Melford on June 13.

Drummer Jack DeJohnette, saxophonist Ravi Coltrane, and harpist Brandee Younger are at Central Park’s Summerstage for a free outdoor concert on June 15.

Vocalist Melanie Charles is at the Brooklyn Academy of Music Café with special guest Marc Cary on keyboards on June 15.

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

The Sun Ra Arkestra returns to Earth at Union Pool in Brooklyn for a free afternoon set on June 16.

Poet and multi instrumentalist Ngoma Hill is at Sister’s Uptown Bookstore in Harlem on June 18 and the third Tuesday of every month for the Fat Tuesdays poetry and music showcase.

Vocalist Jazzmeia Horn is at the Jazz Standard from June 18-23.

Drummer Leon Parker is at the Village Vanguard with Brad Mehldau from June 18-23.

Vocalist Kurt Elling is at Birdland from June 19-22.

Vibraphonist Roy Ayers has a free outdoor lunchtime concert at Brooklyn’s Metrotech Center on June 20.

Vocalist Ms. Lisa Fischer and Grand Baton are at the Blue Note from June 20-23.

Saxophonist Rene McLean is at The Side Door in Old Lyme CT on June 22.

Vocalist Charenee Wade is at Harlem’s Ginny’s Supper Club on June 22.

Bassist Charnett Moffett is at Birdland on June 26.

Bassist Mimi Jones is at Smalls leading an after hours set on June 26.

Drummer Antonio Sanchez leads the Migration ensemble at Le Poisson Rouge on June 28.

Trumpeter Freddie Hendrix is at Smoke with Stanley Cowell’s Quintet from June 28-30.

The 24th annual Vision Festival showcase of avant garde Jazz, poetry, dance and visual art returns to Roulete in Brooklyn from June 11-16. Highlights include an opening night lifetime achievement award for drummer Andrew Cyrille, who will be part of eight—yes, eight—different ensembles that night and sets by several former Suga’ guests during the nightly concerts at Roulette in downtown Brooklyn during the week. You can jump to the full schedule right now and we’ve got a preview coming soon and continuing event coverage after that.

That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl will be back on WBAI‘s airwaves on Tuesday June 9 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.

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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