Live Music & Events


Inspired by the Harlem renaissance of the 1920s, this unique culinary tribute to to Afro-American/Afro-Caribbean culture does double duty — food and music — and more, with regular live tunes, art exhibitions, film- and media-event hosting. In a contemporary ballroom-styled space that's reminiscent of another era, Harlem fairly jumps with soul, jazz, Motown, pop, blues, R&B and funk performances.

The Sean Stanley Trio & Sokhna-Dior

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Swingin' , stomping, and singin, on Spirtuals, Ragtime, Blues & Jazz standards, The Sean Stanley Trio & Sokhna-Dior are an improvisational group of talented musicians dedicated to respecting the true spirit of Jazz. 

Founded by Sean Stanely on piano and vocals, and Sokhna-Dior on vocals and percussion, the group regularly features some of the city's most talented musicians on upright bass, drums, trombone, trumpet and more. 

www.stoptimeentertainment.com

Gib & Tam

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Inspired by The Most High, faith and truth, Gib&Tam create what they call REOUL, a style that gestures Reggae, Soul and Blues.  These two powerful voices soar above a howling guitar and feisty tambourine.  Playing original songs that explore their spirituality along with selected covers, vibrating on the frequency where A=432hz.  Their lyrics are uncompromising, revealing, vulnerable yet brave.  Delivered boldly with passion and raw emotion.  The duo's organic yet electric blend is truly an intriguing musical experience.

"Music does not come from us, it comes from the Creator, we are just the vessels for it."
 

Gib&Tam
gibandtam.com

Jan - Jan

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The dynamic duo Jan-Jan (vocalists Janée Olivia and Janelle Monique) is a sought-after pair of back-up vocalists garnering a reputation for their polished on-stage performances in the realm of pop, soul, and dance music. Known for their precision, high energy, and choreography, they have had the pleasure of working with notable recording artists Shawn Hook, Tanika Charles and W Darling. Jan-Jan was born out of years of working well together and their mutual love of ‘90s music. Performing as an acoustic trio, they will cover r&b/pop/dance hits and forgotten gems of this era. 

Follow Jan-Jan on instagram and keep up-to-date with their adventures: https://www.instagram.com/janjan_sings/

Subscribe to Jan-Jan on YouTube and never miss a cover: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMckTZXwazSrBiXfdZF9w_w

The Sean Stanley Trio & Sokhna-Dior

Harlem Restaurant (map)

Swingin' , stomping, and singin, on Spirtuals, Ragtime, Blues & Jazz standards, The Sean Stanley Trio & Sokhna-Dior are an improvisational group of talented musicians dedicated to respecting the true spirit of Jazz. 

Founded by Sean Stanely on piano and vocals, and Sokhna-Dior on vocals and percussion, the group regularly features some of the city's most talented musicians on upright bass, drums, trombone, trumpet and more. 

www.stoptimeentertainment.com

Kristin Fung

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Soulful vocalist/keyboardist Kristin Fung plays powerful R&B originals and rejuvenating covers reminiscent of the 70s and 90s with drummer Max Senitt (Alex Cuba)

www.kristinfung.com

Gyles

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Powerhouses vocalist and thoughtful lyricist - Ladies and Gentlemen: meet Gyles. One cannot deny this hardworking dynamo as her talents have amassed an impressive array of industry accomplishments.


Gyles' vocals are behind the hook of Juno and Much Music Award winner Carlos Morgan's "Baby c'mon", featured on Groove Essentials Volume 1. Soon after, she provided background vocals for Juno award winner Jully Black and Juno nominee Camille Douglas. Having been noticed quickly for a singing style bathed with sparkly tenacity, Gyles was brought on board as lead vocalist for Toronto neo-soul band Jamesking. Two of her songs have been awarded second place at the 2008 and 2010 Radio Star National Songwriter's Competition. One of which, has been featured in the major motion picture: Shark City - starring Vivica A. Fox. Her live performances have garnered her headlining honors for the 2008 Montreal Funk Festival and opening in 2009 for Ivana Santilli during Canadian Music Week. 

Gyles is now on the most exciting chapter of her musical journey: writing for her solo debut. Spring 2012 will see the launch of her debut single “On One Knee” - a perfect mix of old-school danceability, playful imagery and silky strong vocals that will surely capture fans who appreciate real music, both young & young at heart

Madette

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Madette is an R&B artist from Toronto; born in the Philippines. Her sound is best described as "Rugged, Smooth & Organic" with the influences of Michael Jackson, Sade and Lauryn Hill.

“get2madette” and enjoy a night of music, poetry & positive vibes.

Website: http://www.get2madette.com

The Sean Stanley Trio & Sokhna-Dior

Harlem Restaurant (map)

Swingin' , stomping, and singin, on Spirtuals, Ragtime, Blues & Jazz standards, The Sean Stanley Trio & Sokhna-Dior are an improvisational group of talented musicians dedicated to respecting the true spirit of Jazz. 

Founded by Sean Stanely on piano and vocals, and Sokhna-Dior on vocals and percussion, the group regularly features some of the city's most talented musicians on upright bass, drums, trombone, trumpet and more. 

www.stoptimeentertainment.com

Jennie Laws

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With distinctive and dynamic vocal artistry, unique and original songwriting skills and wide range of influences and inspirations, Jennie Laws has emerged as a beautiful and brilliantly talented new arrival on the cutting edge of today’s music.

Yet for all her extraordinary gifts, the Toronto-born singer, composer and multi-instrumentalist is perhaps most notable for her ability to bring it all together in one accessible and appealing package. Small wonder word of mouth has been spreading steadily since Jennie Laws first began recording and performing, both in her hometown and for a growing fan base from New York to Los Angeles and beyond. She has had the opportunity to work with such leading industry tastemakers such as THX, Jahi from State of Emergency, Mateo Laboriel, Pascal Guyon, Sebastian Rogers, Dayyon Alexander and more, as well as open up for Bruno Mars and sing background vocals for INXS and Michael Buble.

Her buzz continues to grow louder with the release of her second independent project featuring such originals as “Your Love,” “Love Easily” and “I Need You” featuring soul sensation Dwele and co-written with legendary songwriter Leon Ware. It’s a collection that effortlessly spans musical genres while at the same time laying claim to a style that is wholly and completely her own. Mixing contemporary urban grooves with folk flavored nuances and soul-tinged flourishes, Jennie Laws has fashioned an alluring soundscape that draws on a lifetime of music making and points to a promising future for this passionate and polished young artist.

http://www.jennielaws.com