The BRC begins its June/Black Music Month Friday series tonight at Symphony Space. There series is "Maximum Rock ‘n’ Roll" and it explores the roots of rock music. The lineups are as follows:
Katreese Barnes and Krystle Warren
Tamar-Kali & Earth Driver
BRC All-Star Tribute to James Brown (a reprise of this show, for those who missed it the first time or want to see it again)
Where: 2537 Broadway @ 95th Street, NYC
Cost: $21/$10 with promo code "RAC102"
Opening day at Harlem School of the Arts presents a tribute to the
great composer/musician/spiritual guru, Alice Coltrane. UA
Festival features the pop-rock soulful ambience of Res; the socially
incisive post rock of the Exit; the experimental violin/laptop
shenanigans of Jahlili Rawkstraw; the soul laced protorock melodicism
of Tenderhead; the soulful tobacco-road paved electronica of Shanti Om;
and the cosmic big band explorations of the MuthaWit Orchestra. Video
projections by Tim Fielder and oscar-winning animation director of the
Matrix series, Lyndon Barrois.
Where: Harlem School of the Arts, 645 St. Nicholas @ 141st Street, NYC
Directions: Take the A, B, C, D trains to 145th Street. Walk South to the middle of the block between 142nd and 141st.