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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 the air this week, but stop by our archives to get your fix from nearly 7 years of archived shows until next week. Be sure to check out our extended coverage of this year’s Vision Festival on the blog. We have a few more posts from Vision in the pipeline, too.
AZA, the exhibit of drummer Will Calhoun’s visual art collaboration is on display at the Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education in the South Bronx until July 21st. See our review of the show for more details.
For those of you far north of NYC, saxophonist Billy Harper leads a quintet at The Falcon in Marlboro NY on the 19th.
Drummer/percussionist Will Calhoun is at Shapeshifter Lab in Brooklyn with Vernon Reid’s Power Trio on the 22nd.
Pianist Marc Cary is at Ginny’s Supper Club on the 24th.
Vocalist Lizz Wright is at CT’s Ridgefield Playhouse on the 25th.
Trombonist Craig Harris is at MIST in Harlem on the 27th presenting his composition “TriHarLenium: A Sound Portrait of Harlem 1976-2006”.
There’s a free screening of Liz Garbus’s documentary What Happened Miss Simone? In Brooklyn’s Von King Park as part of the Summerstage festival on June 28.
Saxophonist Ravi Coltrane is at Birdland from June 28-July 2nd.
Organist Dr. Lonnie Smith leads his Evolution ensemble and a Trio at the Jazz Standard from June 28-July 3rd.
Saxophonist Gary Bartz leads his a band on July 2 and poet Sonia Sanchez reads her work on July 4 in outdoor concerts at the International African Arts Festival in Brooklyn. There is a very small donation for admission.
Finally, the Blue Note Jazz festival runs throughout the month in venues around the city and has many more shows in addition to the ones highlighted here.
That’s all for now. Suga’ in My Bowl is back on WBAI‘s airwaves on June 26. 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 Hunter and Lehman Colleges and The City College of New York.