Burnt Sugar News
Sugar Nation it’s good to be appreciated at “home”. After debuting our “caramelized” David Bowie songbook in 2011 at Lincoln Center’s David Rubenstein Atrium in Manhattan N.Y., seven years later BSAC is “doubling down” at The Brooklyn Museum, in, yes, you guessed correctly … Brooklyn N.Y.! Timing being paramount … a well received and attended […]
A blizzard can delay but as you are witness cannot stop the Burnt Sugar Arkestra’s Lincoln Center sticky take on the Dayton Ohio Funk Songbook. We’ll be “caramelizing” the Ohio Players, Zapp, Lakeside, Junie Morrison, Heatwave, Slave and Aurra, while also bringing back the old school “slow drag” where you’d least suspect it. Bring your […]
With dazzling Times Square views overlooking Broadway and 42nd Street from an enviable fourth-floor corner perch in the heart of Manhattan, Charlie Palmer at The Knick brings together two of the most iconic names in hospitality. Inspired by the rich history of The Knickerbocker, a 1906 landmarked New York City treasure recently reopened as Times […]
For the eighth year in a row Ilhan Ersahin, the owner and creative mind in front of Nublu and the Nublu Orchestra, has assembled a super stellar lineup to see out the year with a major celebration of its jazz roots in December. Drawing from its regular roster of renowned musicians who regularly grace its two […]
The newly opened Lewis Center for the Arts is designed to put the creative and performing arts at the heart of the Princeton experience. This mission is based on the conviction that exposure to the arts, particularly to the experience of producing art, helps each of us to make sense of our lives and the […]
Sugar Family for public transportation directions to the Brooklyn Museum we suggest taking either the Two or Three Train to the Eastern Parkway/Brooklyn Museum Stop/Station. The Museum will appear across the roadway as you exit the station. As you’ll notice … we get to kick out the jams right at the tippy top of the […]
Sugar Family the debut of “Betty — They Say I’m Different” occurred on Friday, November 17th at IDFA to a sold-out house. The next two screenings on November 18th and 20th are also sold-out. Hence we are only listing the November 24th and 25th screenings. If you have friends in Amsterdam and surrounding cities in […]
Thrilled to announce a second LA area hit. Beyond thrilled to be reunited with our dear friends at Zebulon LA. Many a sweet memory was made at the dearly missed outpost in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. To make it extra special, our performance will be preceded by a screening of “Sweet Sweetback’s Badassss Song”. Written, edited, directed […]
Sugar Nation the BSA is returning to the West Coast! We’ll start with our Abby Lincoln & Max Roach tribute at the Hammer; then thanks to The Hammer’s Claudia Bestor, a second LA date on October 27th you’ll have to attend The Hammer performance to find out about; then it’s south to San Diego & […]
The evening of November 2nd at the Crocodile Cafe will start at 8pm with the Black Rock Coalition’s Get Down Revue, the mighty, rhythm, blues & soul coalition, celebrating the 1947–1974 Atlantic Records box set recording artists such as Ruth Brown, Aretha Franklin, and Ray Charles. Launching the certified dance party will be Luqman Brown (musical […]
The Sunday Bump is an eight-piece neo-soul fusion band from Eugene dedicated to pushing the boundaries of funk, jazz and pop to the absolute limit. Band members are Lee Burlingame, Luke Broadbent, “The” Sam Dale, Charles DeMonnin, Ian Michael Lindsay, Ken Mastrogiovanni, Max Pinder, Souvagini Paul, Keenan Dorn and Justin Kiatvongcharoen. Facebook Bandcamp The corner […]
ational Sawdust welcomes Burnt Sugar the Arkestra Chamber, the “jam army” that never plays a song the same way once, for a rare evening of two distinctively different songbook performances back to back.
With special guests Val-Inc & Marque Gilmore the inna•most.
How about a dollop of The Ohio Players … Roger Troutman & Zapp … Lakeside … Junie Morrison … Heatwave … Slave … Aurra & … Steve Arrington’s Hall of Fame. Then there might also be a dab of Faze-O … Sun … Dayton and Platypus. Sugar Family and Friends … can you “taste” the […]
As part of the D.I.A.’s Tribute to Detroit Hip Hop, Greg Tate will have a conversation with Piper Carter, founder of the Foundation of Women in Hip Hop, and Bryce Detroit, music producer and founder of Detroit Recordings accompanied by the BSA~GR Cru. Piper Carter says in an Urban Innovation Exchange article written by MJ Galbraith […]