Burnt Sugar News
Burnt Sugar Plays Steely Dan, Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 8:30 Target Free Thursdays David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center
Any World That I’m Welcome To: A Hipster Carnivalesque In Post Soul Vernacular. Sex Race HooDoo And The Steely Dan Conductions.
Creative Direction By Vernon Reid.
Burnt Sugar the Arkestra Chamber is honored to take part in a 2 day residency at Brown University. Sponsored by Corey D. B. Walker, Ph.D & The Department of Africana Studies. Thursday, March 15, 2012 and Friday, March 16, 2012 The Department of Africana Studies presents Burnt Sugar the Arkestra Chamber for a two-day artist residency […]
Tammany Societies: A Jazz Review – Marianne Pillsbury’s 40th Birthday Bash
January 4, 2012
(In which The Ionman aggressively mis-conducts himself during another absurdly onanistic self-interview….) So the new Burnt Sugar record is called ALL YA NEEDS THAT NEGROCITY. Any explanations of ‘Negrocity’ forthcoming? Naw, not really. Be kinda redundant. Self-explanatory in a world where Three Six Mafia is winning Oscars and Rick Ross is a sex god. Negrocity […]
Burnt Sugar Arkestra mashes Bowie + James Brown Wednesday, November 9, 2011 in support of the Jazz Foundation of America With: Hamiet Blueitt Band, Greg Bandy’s Jam Session Time: 6:00pm -10:00pm Where: Tammany Hall – 152 Orchard Street (between Stanton and Rivington) tammanyhallny.com jazzfoundation.org Cost: $10 Proceeds from this event will benefit […]
To celebrate the release of “All Ya Needs That Negrocity” on Avant Groidd Musica, Burnt Sugar the Arkestra Chamber is performing & presenting an eatin, dancin and card playin throwdown at The Village @ Gureje at Nova Bar and Garden Lounge on Saturday, November 5th.
Friday, September 16th @ 6p SHARP, The Black Rock Coalition, in conjunction with the Bryant Park Fall Festival, is proud to kick off the NYC Cultural Season with a live performance by Burnt Sugar featuring Special Guests Vernon Reid & Melvin Van Peebles as they freak the songbooks of James Brown, Ashford & Simpson, Melvin […]
Indomitable: James Brown is a testament to the musical, political and entrepreneurial impact of James Brown’s indomitable spirit, creativity and business wiles on American culture from the 1950s to the present. The format of the show, moving from hard hitting and precise musical homage to direct testimony to innovative remixes of his biggest hits, provides […]
For this premiere performance Burnt Sugar will trip on some inner glam and Germanic starchild roots and resurrect the moment in musical history when space oddity David Bowie came under the cybernetic sway of Tony Visconti, Brain Eno, Kraftwerk, and Robert Fripp. Albums to be exhumed for reanimation and further study include Hunky Dory, The […]
Friday, January 21st starting at 7:30pm, The Black Rock Coalition – Celebrating 25 years (and still going strong) as the ONLY nationwide nonprofit dedicated to supporting the COMPLETE and UNCOMPROMISED FREEDOM, RECOGNITION and EQUALITY of artists of color – will be have a PARTY at The Gibson/Baldwin ER Showroom to coincide with the eagerly awaited […]
After a sold-out run at the Apollo Theater’s Salon Series, internationally acclaimed Burnt Sugar Arkestra, Tony nominee Brandon Victor Dixon (Color Purple, Lion King and Unchain My Heart) and Director Patricia McGregor (Fela) present a one-night only concert version of Indomitable: James Brown The Music and The Man on Friday, December 17, 2010. Doors at […]
Get your Late Night Groove with us at The Blue Note NYC! Saturday December 4 ’round 1am We recommend reserving a spot at the table. – Here’s your link
Friday, November 19th 2010 8:00pm Coco66 66 Greenpoint Ave. Brooklyn (between Franklin and West) G train to Greenpoint Ave. $6 in advance $8 at the door buy tickets WITH: THE MK GROOVE ORCHESTRA The MK Groove Orchestra is not your grandparents big band, the MKGO is equal parts rock band and jazz band, drawing upon […]
A Primer In How Sisters Freely Conduct Themselves in The D Featuring Mazz Swift and Latasha Nevada Diggs on violin,vocals and EFX Greg Tate on laptop,guitars+baton, Jared Michael Nickerson on bass and The Next Detroit Harmolodic Arkestra (Joel Peterson, Duminie Deporres, James “the Blackman” Harris, Skeeter CR Shelton and more) Admission: $8.00 all ages www,mocadetroit.org/upcomingevents.html […]