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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 used to be 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.

We’re off the air for the time being because WBAI Radio has had its local programming terminated by it’s owner, the Pacifica Foundation, which cited the station’s financial losses as a reason for firing all the staff. You can read more from Gothamist, the Amsterdam News and the Indypendent. For now, I’ll point you to our archives with a decade of shows to stream. I’ll also still be doing weekly online Bandstand updates for the time being and will keep an eye on hits. If there’s interest, I’ll keep compiling listings and we’ll try to get back to event coverage. Thanks for reading and the interest over the years! -Hank

The tireless Vision Fest promoters Arts for Arts’Free Jazz on a Sunday Afternoon” series continues Sundays through December 15. Admission is free (donations accepted) and there will be drawing materials for children and an interactive part of the performance.

Guitarist Mary Halvorson is at Roulette with John Dieterich on October 28 and at  The Stone with Trevor Dunn on October 29.

Guitarist Julian Lage is at the Village Vanguard with John Zorn’s New Masada Quartet from October 29- November 3.

Percussionist Steve Kroon is at Smoke on October 30.

Pianist Marc Cary’s Harlem Sessions series continues with a move to weekly late Thursday night sets at Smoke on October 31 and November 7.

Bassist Mimi Jones hosts the after hours Lab Session at Smalls on November 2.

Tubist Joe Daley is at Terra Blues with Hazmat Modine on November 2 and 15.

The documentary film Decade of Fire airs nationally on PBS affiliate stations on November 4 as part of their Independent Lens program. Check your local station for times.

Drummer Bobby Sanabria is at Newark’s Bethany Baptist Church for Jazz Vespers on November 9.

Vocalist Mavis Staples is at NJPAC with Buddy Guy on November 10.

Drummer Roy Haynes is at The Blue Note from November 11-13.

That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl’s radio show’s on hiatus for the moment, but we’ll 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