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Piano Masters: Toshiko Akiyoshi & Barry Harris

Two NEA Jazz Master pianists Toshiko Akiyoshi and Barry Harris perform together in a piano duo of classic jazz standards and original arrangements riffing, complementing, and answering each other in melodic and harmonious responses. Both pianists are considered the leading proponents of bebop and this concert will be a truly once-in-a-lifetime experience.

For more information visit http://www.flushingtownhall.org/event/07a1763f946ad0b04ddbcaab7a6d8630

Global Mashup #1: Spain Meets Garifuna

We’re mashing up 2 cultures on 1 stage with an open dance floor! Featuring Basilio Georges and his group Flamenco Latino, one of the NYC’s premier flamenco and tango groups, and Lucy Blanco and the Afri-Garifuna Jazz Ensemble, presenting a fusion of jazz and the endangered culture of Garifuna music. Each band plays a set, then the two meet and jam.

For more information visit http://www.flushingtownhall.org/event/b474d7b436ee1089a29f5878b6bb1dac

Jeffery Broussard & the Creole Cowboys

FRI | MAR 10 | 7 PM (DANCE LESSONS) & 8 PM (CONCERT)

Mardi Gras is never over with one of the most influential accordionists and vocalists in modern zydeco music, Jeffery Broussard! He began his career with traditional Creole zydeco music playing drums in his father’s band, moved on to develop the nouveau zydeco sound in Zydeco Force, then returned to the more traditional zydeco sound with his own band. Pre-concert zydeco dance lessons will include the two-step and the waltz, and will get you ready to move!

For more information visit http://www.flushingtownhall.org/event/ff151bf317e607a9ae2c50164d13ac7e

Blues & Brews by the Bay

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Saturday, September 17 from 1pm
The Masury Estate, 67 Old Neck Road South

Join us for the Fifth Annual Brews and Brews by the Bay event at the Masury Estate.   This event has grown over the past four years.  Bring a lawn chair and relax by the water listening to great music.  This year we have Shari Yeomans Blue Moon Rising Band, B Side Band, Bobby Nathan Band, and our headliner the Johnny Mac Band.  As always you can enjoy both craft and domestic brews with your friends.  This year we will be having beers from Crooked Ladder Brewing Company, Long Ireland Brewing Company, and Blue Point Brewing Company.  We will also have Bud Light on tap.

More info at bluesandbrewsbythebay.com/

Summer Benefit – Evelyn Alexander

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Saturday, August 13 from 6 to 8 pm
The Channing Family Sculpture Garden, 639 Lumber Lane, Bridgehampton, NY

10th Annual Summer Benefit

Hosted by Molly Channing of Channing Daughters Vineyard

Live Music, Wine, Light Fare

Meet their live animals

Honoring: Ingrid Arneburg and Will Marin

Honorary co-chairs: Frances Cole Jones and Cornelia Guest

for more info visit http://501auctions.com/getwild

 

Doors Tribute at Mercury

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Wenesday, July 20 at 9 pm
The Mercury Lounce, 217 East Houston St, New York

We are honored to have Ty Dennis, the Drummer who has been playing with The Doors for the last decade who has been touring with the late Ray Manzarek & Bobby Krieger join us again.

Matt Katz-Boen, on guitar who plays with Blondie, Leo Kremer, on bass from Third Eye Blind, Chad Dinzes, keys of Madison Square Garden and Bradford Rand on vocals.

So start listening to your old Doors CDs, tapes & albums and get ready to “Break on Through” to the other side!

People Are Strange: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fS4HYtf0Fmg&feature=related
The End: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZT8cnkhAhzQ
Light my Fire / LA Woman: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-QGGtUPe2L8

Just $10 at the entrance or save time by clicking:
http://www.mercuryloungenyc.com/event/1231129

 

Live at the BBQ

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July 25 from 5 to 10 pm
Summerstage, Central Park

This summer, let’s take it back to the days of cookouts, of speakers running off car batteries or hanging precariously out of windows, listening to some dope music with your friends. For our first Live at the BBQ in NYC, Mass Appeal  and WeWork are bringing the feel-good vibes to Central Park’s SummerStage.

Our very own Nas will be hosting alongside Hot97’s Peter Rosenberg and Laura Stylez, with performances from Ty Dolla $ign, Danny Brown, Mannie Fresh, Fashawn, Black Thought, MGK (fresh off starring in The Land), and many more listed below. Meanwhile, Sweet Chick will be serving up the finest of fried chicken and southern BBQ fare. MassAppeal  is celebrating 20 years of being on the cutting edge of urban culture, so expect more dope surprises to come.

Live at the BBQ co-presented by WeWork, in conjunction with original motion picture The Land, and also sponsored by Monster Energy, Tidal, Dutch Masters, Summer Stage, and Sweet Chick.

Tickets at https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1223985

 

Apollo Spring Gala 2016

The Apollo Theater will hold its 11th Annual Spring Gala on Monday, June 13th at 7pm. The gala will feature performances by legendary R&B group, The O’Jays, and rising star vocalists, Leon Bridges and Andra Day and will be hosted by LL COOL J.

The Apollo Spring Gala will begin with a special ceremony to induct legendary recording artist Prince into the Apollo Walk of Fame to be held that afternoon, and continues with red carpet arrivals followed by an award ceremony and a concert with Musical Director Ray Chew (Dancing with the Stars) at the helm. The evening will also include special tributes to the trailblazing artists that have been lost in 2016. The night culminates with an after party held in a stylish tent created by celebrity event planner and Apollo board member Bronson van Wyck. This year’s after party will feature a special Let’s Go Crazy Dance Tribute with DJ D-Nice spinning a dedicated set to the sounds of Prince’s diverse and extensive catalogue.

For more information visit https://www.apollotheater.org/gala-2016/

Sunshine Benefit

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Thursday, May 5
Cipriani 42nd St

Join Project Sunshine for its Annual Benefit Celebration on Thursday, May 5, 2016 at Cipriani 42nd Street in NYC!

Since 2003, Project Sunshine has hosted this elegant and high–spirited event to celebrate the volunteers, young patients, and families of its organization. Over the last decade, guests have raised millions of dollars to support programs that provide joy, companionship, enrichment, and hope to more than 100,000 children and families facing medical challenges.

This year, the celebration will honor Susan DeVore, President and CEO of Premier Inc., for her outstanding leadership in improving the health of communities. In addition, Project Sunshine will present its Volunteer Appreciation Award to Kate Tylis, whose dedication to volunteerism and to the children and families of Project Sunshine is an inspiration.  Cindy Hsu, news reporter and anchor at WCBS, will serve as emcee of the celebration.  The evening´s program will include cocktails, dinner, auctions, and a special live musical performance by Jackie Evancho!

Honorary Committee members and past attendees, who have recognized the work of Project Sunshine´s 15,000 volunteers, include Abigail Breslin, Leonardo DiCaprio, John Legend, Chrissy Teigen, Clive Davis, Bar Refaeli, Estelle, Damaris Lewis, Matthew Settle, Joan Smalls, New York Giants Eli Manning and David Diehl, Tori Praver, Kelly Bensimon, Burt Bacharach, Diana Taylor, Khaliah Ali, Brett Gardner, Dionne Warwick, Cat Greenleaf, R.L. Stine, Nancy Spielberg, William P. Lauder, and Jane & Stuart Weitzman.

More info here