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Black Rock Coffee Roasters - New Harmony Indiana!

Black Rock Coffee Roasters – New Harmony Indiana!

We’re happy to announce a new date on our tour and our first visit to Indiana! Friday, Sept 16, in the Black Lodge courtyard (weather permitting) – Nestled between our Nashville and Chicago shows. Come enjoy some pre-Kunstfest jams at Black Rock Coffee Roasters. Early show – all ages – just $7. Bring the whole family!

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Burnt Sugar's Nashville Debut at The Basement

Burnt Sugar’s Nashville Debut at The Basement

Thanks to Mike Grimes & The Basement, September 12th will be BSA’s first appearance in Nashville! The

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LeRoi C. Johnson ~ Rick James’s Brother, Personal & Artistic Manager note

Oh and just so you know … this “happening” is made possible with support from Mr. LeRoi C. Johnson (Rick James’s Brother, Manager & a noted painter) and through public funds from the Music program of the New York State Council on the Arts. Here’s a bit of Leroi’s background: From 1981 to 1992 LeRoi […]

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Rebellum at The Guelph Jazz Fes­ti­val

Rebellum at The Guelph Jazz Fes­ti­val

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Burnt Sugar Smokehouse

Burnt Sugar Smokehouse

Burnt Sugar Smokehouse – Bringin you smokin Grooves non-stop from Six to Eleven The Delancey 168 Delancey Street New York, NY 10002 Sunday, February 15th MC – Luqman Brown of FunkFace Smokehouse Line-up: 6:00pm – Blak Diamondz 6:40pm – Andre Lassalle’s Premonition 7:20pm – MazzMuse Breakdown (Mazz Swift & LaFrae Sci) 8:00pm – Digital Diaspora […]

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Abigail DeVille: The New Migration

Abigail DeVille: The New Migration

Bronx-born artist Abigail DeVille will construct a historical maze displayed in vacant storefront spaces in the heart of Anacostia with collected materials from a ten-day road trip from DC to Florida in a new work, entitled The New Migration.  The New Migration will explore the implications of the mass flight and migratory return of African […]

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Celebrate the 30th anniversary of Prince’s "Purple Rain" LP

Celebrate the 30th anniversary of Prince’s “Purple Rain” LP

Celebrate the 30th anniversary of Prince’s “Purple Rain” LP with a conversation featuring Karen Good Marable and Zaheer Ali and moderated by Ebony.com’s Miles Marshall Lewis., a screening of the film, and special guests. A garden party with Burnt Sugar Arkestra “sugarizing” the LP will follow the panel discussion. This event is sold out, but […]

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Burnt Sugar & Lekan Babalola

Burnt Sugar & Lekan Babalola

Jimi Gureje of The Village @ Gureje / Art Cafe is honored and extremely excited to facilitate the collaboration of Lekan Babalola, former Cassandra Wilson percussionist now living in London England, and the Burnt Sugar Arkestra who permeate the great state of all things Funk in the New York City area. It goes down this […]

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Ellison at 100
Reading Invisible Man

Ellison at 100 Reading Invisible Man

Burnt Sugar is honored to perform at this event celebrating Ralph Ellison 100th birthday. Follow this link for details

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Burnt Sugar Review at Winter Jazz Fest 2014

Burnt Sugar Triple threat! Vernon Reid conducts the Burnt Sugar Arkestra: The Steely Dan Songbook Melvin Van Peebles wid Laxative Rebellum Friday – January 10th @ 11:15pm Winter Jazz Festival The Bitter End 147 Bleecker St. New York, NY 10012 winterjazzfest.com/2014/ (Scroll down for ticket info) Greg Tate – conduction/guitar / Melvin Van Peebles – […]

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Introducing REBELLUM

Introducing REBELLUM

Here in 2014 allow the Burnt Sugar Arkestra to introduce it’s avant funk & roll splinter cell … REBELLUM. Gripping the sum of  REBELLUM’s parts LIVE demands one apprehends these factions: The  two-part super-fly vocal frontline  of  Mikel Banks & Shelley Nicole;  those ace riddim section companeras, The Buckeye Bass Mack Jared Michael Nickerson & […]

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James Brown: Get on the Good Foot, a Celebration in Dance ~ Burnt Sugar performs at post-performance Dance Party

James Brown: Get on the Good Foot, a Celebration in Dance ~ Burnt Sugar performs at post-performance Dance Party

The Apollo Theater’s James Brown: Get on the Good Foot, a Celebration in Dance is being developed as a major evening-long dance work, which is scheduled to make its world premiere in New York City.  Conceived by acclaimed choreographer/artistic director Otis Sallid, Get on the Good Foot is being designed to shed light on Brown’s enormous worldwide influence and as […]

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Moist Paula is Turning 50 - Golden Jubilee Semi-Centennial Launch Party 

Moist Paula is Turning 50 – Golden Jubilee Semi-Centennial Launch Party 

Burnt Sugar is moist pleased to be a part of Moist Paula’s 50th birthday celebration. We hope you’ll join us! A note from the Birthday Goddess: “Yes friends, it’s finally happening … I’m wrapping up my first semi-century on the planet and of course I’m going to celebrate by doing what I love to do […]

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