Weekend Music: BRC Series and URB ALT Festival Begins

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:

June 8
Katreese Barnes and Krystle Warren

June 15
Tamar-Kali & Earth Driver

June 22
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)

Time:  8PM
Where:  2537 Broadway @ 95th Street, NYC
Cost: $21/$10 with promo code "RAC102"

TOMORROW. SATURDAY, JUNE 9: URB ALT Festival Opening Night!
Urb_alt_boston

Opening day at Harlem School of the Arts presents a tribute to the
great composer/musician/spiritual guru, Alice Coltrane. UA
Festiva
l 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.
Cost:  $10

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