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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 show features an interview with vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater! Be sure to tune in on Tuesday August 27! She just finished headlining the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival and we’ll let you know when she’s back in town and we’ve got more shows to announce this week.

Vocalist Catherine Russell is at Dizzy’s Club from August 26-28.

Bassist Linda May Han Oh is at the Jazz Standard with Fabian Almazan on August 27-28.

Pianist David Virelles is at the Jazz Gallery with Jonathan Blake on August 27-28.

Drummer Bobby Sanabria at the National Jazz Museum in Harlem for an afternoon talk on his remake of West Side Story on August 27 and leads the Multiverse Big Band for a free outdoor concert in an afternoon set at Harlem’s Riverbank State Park on August 30.

Saxophonist James Brandon Lewis leads a trio at The Glove in Brooklyn on August 28.

Vocalist Charenee Wade is at Grant’s Tomb to help close out Jazzmobile’s summer outdoor concert series on August 28.

Saxophonist Gary Bartz is at Smoke for a Charlie Parker tribute from August 29-September 1.

Vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Camille Thurman is at Birdland for a Charlie Parker tribute on August 30-31.

Pianist Marc Cary’s Harlem Sessions series continues with weekly late Saturday night sets at Smoke on August 31 and September 7.

The Sun Ra Arkestra led by Marshall Allen is at Brooklyn’s Union Pool on September 1 and at Clemente Soto Velez Center on September 6 for a Steve Cannon tribute. They’ll also be at the James Cohan Gallery for an afternoon set on September 14.

Bassist Mimi Jones is at Smalls leading an after hours set on September 5.

Pianist Harold Mabern is at Smalls with Jimmy Cobb’s quartet from September 5-8.

Vocalist Jazzmeia Horn is at Le Poisson Rouge on September 9.

Guitarist Nels Cline is at is at The Stone with Zeena Parkins on September 11.

Guitarist Pat Metheny is at Sony Hall in Manhattan from September 11-13.

Vision Fest promoters Arts for Art begins their fall season of events with a tribute to the late poet Steve Cannon at The Clemente Soto Velez Center on September 6 with poetry and music. Bassist William Parker, dancer Patricia Nicholson Parker, and saxophonist James Brandon Lewis join poets for the celebration with a closing performance by the Sun Ra Arkestra led by Marshall Allen. As part of the series, William Parker is in the 6BC Garden on E 6th St on September 7-8. Arts for Arts’ series continues throughout the fall with performances in Gardens, at the Weeksville Heritage Center in Brooklyn, and over Columbus Day Weekend in East Harlem. Full details at the Arts for Art website.

That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl will be back on WBAI‘s airwaves on Tuesday August 27 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