Morgan State University's marching band performing in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

The Morgan State University Choir and marching band are coming to the city for two upcoming performances.

Don Letts talks 50th anniversary of Trojan Records, history of reggae & punk

The new documentary “Rudeboy: The Story of Trojan Records” chronicles the history of the UK record label that introduced England and the world to reggae and Jamaican music in the ’60s and ’70s.

Lizzo leads Grammy nominations with 8

The Grammys are screaming "Cuz I Love You" to Lizzo

Non-stop holiday music begins on 106.7 Lite FM

Just in time to get you into the holiday spirit, WLTW 106.7 Lite FM switches to its annual all-holiday music format.

Satchmo Jazz salute for veterans Nov. 18

The Veterans Administration and New York State Jazz Literacy and Art Society Inc is hosting a free jazz concert for New York City’s Veterans on Monday, Nov. 18 from 1-4 p.m. at the Veteran Administration Building, located at 423 West ...

Acclaimed Haitian songstress, special guests, grace stage at Aaron Davis Hall Nov. 15

Music lovers will have the chance to hear the work of a titan of world music as City College Center for the Arts presents “Emeline Michel’s Black Pearls,” a special one-night-only concert Friday, Nov. 15.

Liv Warfield talks losing Prince, writing new music

Prince protege and former member of New Power Generation (NPG), Liv Warfield has been through a lot these past few years. Overcoming the loss of her mentor has been a part of a painful journey, but Warfield has risen to ...

Big Daddy Kane and Nona Hendryx rock Bed-Stuy Alive!

On Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, RestorationROCKS! had Fulton Street in Bedford Stuyvesant transformed into both an open air concert and vendors’ market and food bazaar.

Blind Boys of Mississippi performing at Friendship Baptist Church

The Friendship Baptist Church (114 West 131st Street, Harlem) is hosting a Gospel Extravaganza on Saturday, Oct. 19, at 4 p.m. featuring the Five Blind Boys of Mississippi.

‘Between the Lines’ with DJ Rakim at the Schomburg

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture held a talk with legendary hip-hop artist.

A night of sizzling salsa at Lehman Oct. 12

Lehman Center for the Performing Arts and Goya Foods are proud to present Grammy Award winner José “El Canario” Alberto with Don and Peter Perignon in their debut Lehman Center performance for a captivating night of salsa on Saturday, October ...

Prolific composer Alvin Singleton talks upcoming work, ‘Black culture’ as ‘American culture’

Alvin Singleton was a kid with access in the midtwentieth century close-knit Bedford Stuyvesant neighborhood of his childhood.

Celebrate jazz at the New York Jazz Fest

Dr. John Satchmo Mannan and Alvin Wink Flythe will celebrate jazz from Parker to Coltrane on Saturday, Oct. 5, from 1:30-5 p.m. at The Malcolm Shabazz Harlem Market at 52 W. 116th St. between 5th Avenue and Malcolm X Blvd. ...

Rock and roll instruments ‘Play It Loud’ at the Met until Oct. 1

“Play It Loud: Instruments of Rock and Roll,” now on view at the Metroplitan Museum of Art, brings back such sweet memories.

Liz Player: Bringing classical music to Harlem

Executive and creative director of the Harlem Chamber Players, Liz Player, founded this organization with the hope of bringing high quality classical music and orchestras to upper Manhattan.