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Savoring the Summer & Looking Forward To The Fall

Burnt Sugar had a won­der­ful Sum­mer with a lovely evening dance fest at Real Art Ways in Hart­ford Ct. and a seven-day trip to Oporto Por­tu­gal to close the 2010 edi­tion of Ser­relves Em Festa. Here’s the review in the main news­pa­per: The review gives Burnt Sugar back­ground info; says “Make It Funky” (with Bruce Mack […]

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Ah… the Sweet­back gift  keeps on giv­ing!   We’d like to wel­come Aman-Re Jack (con­gas), the hus­band of Tracy Jack (chore­o­g­ra­pher for the Sweet Sweet­back pro­duc­tion ), to the Sugar tribe. Speak­ing of Sweet­back we’ve just heard from Mr. Melvin Van Pee­bles that a 52-minute doc­u­men­tary shot by Mr. Samuel Thiebaut and con­tain­ing cast inter­views, BRIC residency […]

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Burnt Sugar the Arkestra Cham­ber brings our genre-bending live show to York College’s Per­form­ing Art Cen­ter in Queens on Fri­day, Novem­ber 13th & The World Famous Blue Note in Man­hat­tan on Mon­day, Novem­ber 16th. Wit­ness the next step in the evo­lu­tion of The Arkestra Cham­ber as “Pass the Baton” makes its NYC area debut at York […]

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Brooklyn and beyond!

What’s up y’all, it’s fall and as the squir­rels know, have to have those chest­nuts pop­pin. Burnt Sugar has been blessed with upcom­ing hits at the Dywer Cul­tural Cen­ter in Harlem; York Col­lege in Queens; the Blue Note in Man­hat­tan, whew! The new year blazes in with a Jan­u­ary Joe’s Pub hit with a Sweetback […]

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It got hot 'up norf'

It got hot ‘up norf’

The swift blaze of a hot fire is a rare thing “up norf” on the shores of Lake Ontario. But it did get a lit­tle warm dur­ing Burnt Sugar’s visit to Har­bour Front in Toronto… and not just from the com­bustible con­coc­tion the Suga’ peo­ple cooked up… but from bright-sunny days, upper 70’s weather-uncharacteristically still […]

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March 2008

They say vari­ety is the spice and we say that applies to Burnt Sugar. This month we have a visit to the world famous Blue Note in Man­hat­tan on the 8th; then our first Cana­dian tour from the 26th to the 29th with stops in Toronto, Guelph and Hamil­ton Ontario; fol­lowed by a live WKCR […]

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December 2007

Being a fes­tive band, we are hit­ting early and on both sides of Christ­mas this month to close out 2007 and get ready for 2008. Start­ing with a Dar­ryl McNeil-curated BRC fundraiser at the fab Gala­pa­gos Art Space in Williams­burg with Don McKenzie’s Red Lights to Rio, Fish­bone Angelo Moore’s Dr. Mad Vibe revue, Millsted […]

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