Jared Michael Nickerson

Jared Michael Nickerson

Blood on the Leaf

Uno ~ BLOOD ON THE LEAF OPUS 101 ~ Groidest Schizznits Uno Dos & Tres

For the first night of our eigh­teenth anniver­sary three-night cel­e­bra­tion, the Burnt Sug­ar Arkestra will per­form in its entire­ty … “Blood On The Leaf”, BSA’s debut & blue­print record­ing from 1999.   Being BSA’s “blue­print”, Nublu is the per­fect venue to revis­it BOTL as Ilhan Ersahin’s East Vil­lage estab­lish­ment has devel­oped and main­tained a mad-fab­u­lous rep­u­ta­tion […]

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Black Sex & Random Violets

Tres ~ BLACK SEX & RANDOM VIOLETS ~ Burnt Sugar Arkestra’s Groidest Hits Experience (1999–2017)

Uptown … is where you’ll want to be for the “Tres” night of our Eigh­teenth Anniver­sary cel­e­bra­tion. We’ll dip into our 2003 release “Black Sex & Ran­dom Vio­lets” at our favorite “shake it loose, shake it live­ly” Harlem venue … Paris Blues!  Expect long jams of “Funky Rich Med­i­na”, ” No Direc­tion Home” and “Gib­ber­ish […]

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Sound & Vision The Music of David Bowie Event Details

Out­post in the Burbs presents “Sound & Vision The Music of David Bowie” an evening cel­e­brat­ing the endur­ing musi­cal lega­cy of David Bowie fea­tur­ing: Richard Barone, Jef­frey Gaines, Elvis Perkins, Wes­ley Stace, and the Burnt Sug­ar Arkestra.   The Mont­clair School of Rock House Band will open the show. Out­post in the Burbs is a […]

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Afrofuturism Symposium presented by Connecticut College’s Department of Film Studies

The sym­po­sium on Novem­ber 4th will bring togeth­er the artis­tic and activist con­cerns of Afro­fu­tur­ism, fea­tur­ing three invit­ed guests – Pro­fes­sor Robin James (UNC), Detroit-based activist, writer Adri­enne Maree Brown, film­mak­er M. Asli Dukan, and a direct action work­shop, pan­els & papers by Con­necti­cut Col­lege Stu­dents. There will be a library exhib­it on Afro­fu­tur­ism and […]

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“Freedom Now” Details

Cave Canem’s 20th anniver­sary and the Schom­burg Cen­ter, for their year-long explo­ration of the Black Pow­er Move­ment, will present  an inter-gen­er­a­­tion­al, inter­dis­ci­pli­nary per­for­mance based on the musi­cal com­po­si­tion of jazz com­pos­er and drum­mer Max Roach’s 1961 Free­dom Now Suite. “Free­dom Now!” will fea­ture Cave Canem co-founders Toi Der­ri­cotte and Cor­nelius Eady and Black Arts Move­ment icon Sonia Sanchez, with a spe­cial […]

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More about Jamila Woods, The CMA & BSA's Sweetback History

More about Jamila Woods, The CMA & BSA’s Sweetback History

Poet and vocal­ist Jami­la Woods was raised in Chica­go, IL and grad­u­at­ed from Brown Uni­ver­si­ty, where she earned a BA in Africana Stud­ies and The­atre & Per­for­mance Stud­ies. Influ­enced by Lucille Clifton and Gwen­dolyn Brooks, much of her writ­ing explores black­ness, wom­an­hood & the city of Chica­go. Her first chap­book, The Truth About Dolls (2012), […]

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What You need to know about BSA's MOTR PUB Two Night stand

What You need to know about BSA’s MOTR PUB Two Night stand

After Rebellum’s (BSA’s avant funk & roll splin­ter cell) dropped the funk in 2014 MOTR PUB rec­og­nized the good time had by all & know­ing that Twice is NYC-e has decid­ed to bring the Burnt Sug­ar Arkestra to Cincin­nati for back-to-back nights in Sep­tem­ber.  Are … You … Ready … Four sets on Thurs­day & […]

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More about The BOP STOP

More about The BOP STOP

Hit this for more info and to pur­chase tick­ets Donat­ed to The Music Set­tle­ment in late 2013, The BOP STOP is Cleveland’s pre­mier lis­ten­ing room: an inti­mate, acousti­cal­ly pris­tine per­for­mance venue with sweep­ing views of Lake Erie.  Addi­tion­al­ly, when you buy tick­ets, food and drinks for a BOP STOP show, your pur­chase helps sup­port The […]

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DMG’s History & 25th Anniversary Event Details

When Bruce Lee Gal­lanter, the founder, and Emanuel ‘Man­ny­Lunch’ Maris opened Down­town Music Gallery in May of 1991 on East Fifth Street in the Vil­lage, they weren’t sure how long they would last since there were upwards of 100 record stores in Man­hat­tan, cov­er­ing a wide range of dif­fer­ent music, sell­ing albums, CDs, cas­settes, mag­a­zines, […]

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Burnt Sugar Repertory Arkestra celebrates Prince’s “Parade”

The Burnt Sug­ar Reper­to­ry Arkestra cel­e­brates the “Parade” album, which con­tained the score for Prince’s self-direc­t­ed 1986 film “Under The Cher­ry Moon”, a kitschy cult clas­sic filled with slap­stick hijinks and sub­lime orches­tral arrange­ments by the leg­endary Clare Fis­ch­er. Burnt Sug­ar will also throw in some sur­prise caramelized nods to oth­er songs from Prince’s post-Pur­­ple […]

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The Drum and Bass Conductions Details

Come cel­e­brate the 50th Earth­ly Orbit of Mas­ter Drummer/Percussionist/Composer/Sound Sculp­tor Mar­que Gilmore (Omar Sosa, Che­ick Tid­i­ane Seck, Joe Zaw­in­ul, Sting, Katia LaBeque) with an all too rare NYC vis­it, in col­lab­o­ra­tion with the Burnt Sug­ar Arkestra, con­duct­ed by Mikel Banks with David Gilmore and many more Spe­cial Guests! Pub­lic Trans­porta­tion : R-train (Union Street Sta­tion), […]

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33rd Annual Neptune Ball Details

Save the date for Snug Har­bor Cul­tur­al Cen­ter & Botan­i­cal Garden’s 33rd Annu­al Nep­tune Ball.  SHCCBG’s year­ly gala will cel­e­brate past achieve­ments and hon­or Coun­cil Mem­ber Steven Mat­teo, Joanne Gerenser (Exec­u­tive Direc­tor of EDEN II,) Mar­garette Purvis (Pres­i­dent & CEO of the Food Bank for New York City) and Lin­coln Cen­ter for the Per­form­ing Arts.. […]

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More About Stefanie Batten Bland & Karisma Jay

Ste­fanie Bat­ten Bland is a chore­o­graph­ic artist who cre­ates per­for­mances root­ed in com­mu­ni­ty, high­light­ing the  del­i­cate threads that con­nect us to one anoth­er and to our plan­et. Based in con­tem­po­rary dance the­atre, Com­pa­ny SBB con­structs futur­is­tic envi­ron­ments with instal­la­tions ripe in poet­ic the­atri­cal fla­vors that are emo­tion­al­ly dri­ven. In 2008 while head chore­o­g­ra­ph­er of the […]

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Dos ~ Rise of the MojoSexual Cotillion ~ Burnt Sugar Arkestra’s Groidest Hits Experience (1999–2017)

Burnt Sug­ar the Arkestra Cham­ber returns to the David Ruben­stein Atri­um at Lin­coln Cen­ter for the sev­enth time since debut­ing their David Bowie trib­ute in 2011; revis­it­ing & re-imag­in­ing their own tunes from That Depends On What You Know Parts 1,2&3, Not April in Paris, The Dark­nuss, Negroc­i­ty, The Rites, Mak­ing Love To The Dark Ages […]

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