This Week in Black Rock

For TWIBR submissions, email artist name, venue name, city and date to: brcmembersinfo@gmail.com by noon every Tuesday.



THIS WEEK (bold denotes BRC member or recent collaborator)



WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20


  • Felicia’s Jukebox Live @ The Cutting Room, NYC
  • Words At Weeksville @ Weeksville Heritage Center, Brooklyn, NY, Celebrating William Melvin Kelley
  • The Eric Gales Band @ Daryl’s House, Pawling, NY
  • COREY GLOVER @ Stanhope House, Stanhope, NJ
  • Son Little @ Old Town School of Folk Music, Chicago, IL, With Christopher Paul Stelling
  • Ligedelic @ Pianofabriek, Sint Gillis Brussels, BLG
 


THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21


  • STARCHILD & THE NEW ROMANTIC @ Baby’s All Right, Brooklyn, NY, w/DAM Funk (DJ Set), Fat Tony, J.R. Bohannon
  • The Eric Gales Band @ My Father’s Place at The Roslyn Hotel, Roslyn, NY
  • Son Little @ The Magic Bag, Ferndale, MI, with Christopher Paul Stelling
  • Nile Rodgers & Chic @ Chase Center, San Francisco, CA, opening For Cher
  • Ligedelic @ Kasheme, Zurich, SWZ
 


FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22



  • RSVP @ The Norwood, NYC, featuring FAITH NYC, Mistress B, Mediocre Flow, Gastor Almonte and more
  • Son Little @ Thunderbird Cafe & Music Hall, Pittsburgh, PA, with Christopher Paul Stelling
  • Incubus @ The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory, Irving, TX (through 11/23)
  • Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals/Michael Franti & Spearhead @ Wonderfront Music & Arts Festival (multiple venues), San Diego, CA (through 11/24)
  • Rhiannon Giddens & Francesco Turrisi @ Royal Festival Hall, London, UK
  • Ligedelic @ La Petite Pinte, Farvagny, SWZ
 


SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 23


 

  • A Wild Project Benefit Night @ Wild Project, NYC, featuring David Cale and Matthew Dean Marsh, Robbie McCauley, Rome Neal, Nicky Paraiso, CARL HANCOCK RUX, FELICE ROSSER & Nao Hakamada, Tammy Faye Starlite, Anna Steegmann and more
  • UNLOCKING THE TRUTH @ Sonia, Cambridge, MA with Harbour, Letdown
  • ALICE SMITH @ Underground Arts, Philadelphia, PA
  • Son Little @ Chameleon Club, Lancaster, PA, with Christopher Paul Stelling
  • Earthgang @ The Blind Pig, Ann Arbor, MI (Early)
  • Earthgang @ The Intersection, Grand Rapids, MI (Late)
  • Nile Rodgers & Chic @ Gila River Arena, Glendale, AZ, opening For Cher
  • Slapbak @ Mozambique, Laguna Beach, CA
  • Erykah Badu @ BACK2BLACK (Armazem de Utopia) Rio de Janeiro, BRZ
  • Rhiannon Giddens & Francesco Turrisi @ St. George’s Church, Brighton
  • Ligedelic @ Kunsthotel Linde, Eisniedeln


SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 24



  • Incubus @ Revention Music Center, Houston, TX
  • Rhiannon Giddens & Francisco Turrisi @ The Anvil, Basingstoke, UK
 


MONDAY, NOVEMBER 25


  • Nile Rodgers & Chic @ Pepsi Center, Denver, CO, opening For Cher
  • Son Little @ The Sinclain, Cambridge, MA, with Christopher Paul Stelling
 


TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 26



  • Son Little @ Bowery Ballroom, NYC, with Christopher Paul Stelling
  • Incubus @ The Fillmore-New Orleans, New Orleans, LA
  • Earthgang @ Majestic Theatre, Madison, WI
  • Rhiannon Giddens & Francisco Turrisi @ The Forum, Bath, UK
 


WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 27


  • Incubus @ Ryman Auditorium, Nashville, TN
  • Nile Rodgers & Chic @ United Center, Chicago, IL, opening For Cher
  • Rhiannon Giddens & Francisco Turrisi @ Buxton Opera House, Buxton, UK
 


THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 28


  • Rhiannon Giddens & Francisco Turrisi @ Grand Central Hotel, Liverpool, UK
 


FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 29



  • ALICE SMITH @ Webster Hall, NYC
  • Son Little @ World Cafe Live, Philadelphia, PA, with Christopher Paul Stelling
  • Incubus @ Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, Orlando, FL
  • Slapbak @ Roscoe’s, Fullerton, CA (through 11/30)
  • Nile Rodgers & Chic @ Scotia Bank Arena, Toronto, ONT, CAN, opening For Cher
  • Rhiannon Giddens & Francisco Turrisi @ Sage Gateshead, Gateshead, UK
 


COMING UP



  • FREEFORM FUNKY FREQS @ BOB & BARBARA’S LOUNGE, PHILADELPHIA, PA, 11/30, with Jamaladeen Tacuma, G. Calvin Weston and VERNON REID
  • ALICE SMITH @ 9:30 CLUB, WASHINGTON, DC, 11/30
  • SON LITTLE @ ROCK & ROLL HOTEL, WASHINGTON, DC, 11/30, with Christopher Paul Stelling
  • INCUBUS @ THE MAHAFFEY THEATER, ST. PETERSBURG, FL, 11/30
  • TANK & THE BANGAS @ TIPITINA’S, NEW ORLEANS, LA, 11/30
  • SUN RA ARKESTRA @ ARDMORE MUSIC HALL, ARDMORE, PA, 12/1, directed By Marshall Allen
  • SON LITTLE @ THE GREY EAGLE, ASHEVILLE, NC, 12/1, with Christopher Paul Stelling
  • RHIANNON GIDDENS & FRANCESCO TURRISI @ USHER HALL, EDINBURGH, UK, 12/1
  • NILE RODGERS & CHIC @ MADISON SQUARE GARDEN, NYC, 12/3, opening For Cher
  • SON LITTLE @ 3RD & LINDSLEY, NASHVILLE, TN, 12/3, with Christopher Paul Stelling
  • RHIANNON GIDDENS & FRANCESCO TURRISI @ TIVOLIVRENDENBERG, UTRECHT, NTL, 12/3
  • SON LITTLE @ THE EARL, ATLANTA, CA, 12/4, with Christopher Paul Stelling
  • RHIANNON GIDDENS & FRANCESCO TURRISI @ FABRIK, HAMBURG, GRM, 12/4
  • EARTHGANG @ STUDIO THE VENUE, AUCKLAND, NZ, 12/4
  • SON LITTLE @ GASA GASA, NEW ORLEANS, LA, 12/5, with Christopher Paul Stelling
  • THE REVOLUTION @ ACE THEATER, LOS ANGELES, CA, 12/5
  • RHIANNON GIDDENS & FRANCESCO TURRISI @ CENTRALSTATION (SAAL 3.0G), DARMSTADT, GRM, 12/5
  • TANK & THE BANGAS @ STERN AUDITORIUM/PERELMAN STAGE AT CARNEGIE HALL, NYC, 12/6
  • SHAWN BANKS‘ 50TH BIRTHDAY SHOW @ STARR BAR, BROOKLYN, NY, 12/6, featuring Digital Diaspora, THE VELDT, SHELLEY NICOLE‘s blakbushe, Dead Seed, Jeremy James, Nucomme Davis and more
  • HOLIDELIC @ DARYL’S HOUSE, PAWLING, NY, 12/6
  • NILE RODGERS & CHIC @ WELLS FARGO CENTER, PHILADELPHIA, PA, 12/6, opening For Cher
  • ERYKAH BADU & NAS @ EAGLEBANK ARENA, FAIRFAX, VA, 12/6
  • SON LITTLE @ 3TEN ACL LIVE, AUSTIN, TX, 12/6, with Christopher Paul Stelling
  • ANDERSON .PAAK & THE FREE NATIONALS @ LAS VEGAS FESTIVAL GROUNDS, LAS VEGAS, NV, 12/6
  • EARTHGANG @ 256 WICKHAM, FORTITUDE VALLEY, QLD, AUS, 12/6
  • HOLIDELIC @ SONY HALL, NYC, 12/7
  • HR & HUMAN RIGHTS @ THE KINGSLAND, BROOKLYN, NY, 12/7, with MAAFA, Rebelmatic, THE 1865, The Screws, Universe Ignore Her, Foxtails
  • THE ISLEY BROTHERS @ SALEM CIVIC CENTER, SALEM, VA, 12/7
  • ERYKAH BADU & NAS @ UNITED CENTER, CHICAGO, IL, 12/7
  • SON LITTLE @ THE BLUE LIGHT DALLAS, DALLAS, TX, 12/7, with Christopher Paul Stelling
  • RHIANNON GIDDENS & FRANCESCO TURRISI @ KULTURKIRCHE KOHN, KOHN, GRM, 12/7
  • EARTHGANG @ 170 RUSSELL, MELBOURNE, VIC, AUS, 12/7
  • NILE RODGERS & CHIC @ TD GARDEN, BOSTON, MA, 12/8, opening For Cher
  • EARTHGANG @ MAX WATT’S SYDNEY, MOORE PARK, NSW, AUS, 12/8
  • RHIANNON GIDDENS & FRANCESCO TURRISI @ HET DEPOT, LEUVEN, BLG, 12/8
  • MFM ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING @ WINGSPAN ARTS, NYC, 12/9
  • RHIANNON GIDDENS & FRANCESCO TURRISI @ CAFE DE LA DANSE, PARIS, FRN, 12/9
  • NILE RODGERS & CHIC @ CAPITAL ONE ARENA, WASHINGTON, DC, 12/10, opening For Cher
  • SON LITTLE @ VALLEY BAR, PHOENIX, AZ, 12/10, with Christopher Paul Stelling
  • RHIANNON GIDDENS & FRANCESCO TURRISI @ DE DUIF, AMSTERDAM, NTR, 12/10
  • SON LITTLE @ SODA BAR, SAN DIEGO, CA, 12/11, with Christopher Paul Stelling
  • SON LITTLE @ LODGE ROOM HIGHLAND PARK, LOS ANGELES, CA, 12/12, with Christopher Paul Stelling
  • VAN HUNT @ THE BELL HOUSE, BROOKLYN, NY, 12/13, with Nate Smith, KINFOLK and more
  • NILE RODGERS & CHIC @ SMOOTHIE KING CENTER, NEW ORLEANS, LA, 12/13, opening For Cher
  • UNLOCKING THE TRUTH @ THE LOST HORIZON, SYRACUSE, NY, 12/14
  • FUNK U UP: A BRC BENEFIT & ALL-STAR B-DAY BASH FOR LUQMAN BROWN @ BOWERY ELECTRIC, NYC, 12/15, featuring Funkface, 24-7 Spyz, Corey Glover, Honeychild Coleman and more
  • NILE RODGERS & CHIC @ TOYOTA CENTER, HOUSTON, TX, 12/15, opening For Cher
  • THE ISLEY BROTHERS @ WALT DISNEY THEATRE AT DR. PHILLIPS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS, ORLANDO, FL, 12/17
  • NILE RODGERS & CHIC @ AT&T CENTER, SAN ANTONIO, TX, 12/17, opening For Cher
  • VERNON REID PRESENTS “TONES AND TALES” @ THE LIVING ROOM AT 35 EAST, ARDMORE, PA, 12/19
  • THE ISLEY BROTHERS @ MAHAFFEY THEATRE, ST. PETERSBURG, FL, 12/19
  • NILE RODGERS & CHIC @ AMERICAN AIRLINES CENTER, DALLAS, TX, 12/19, opening For Cher
  • THE ISLEY BROTHERS @ KRAVIS CENTER, WEST PALM BEACH, FL, 12/20
  • SLAPBAK @ ROSCOE’S, FULLERTON, CA, 12/20-21
  • HOLIDELIC @ HELSINKI HUDSON, HUDSON, NY, 12/21-22
  • LIVING COLOUR @ ARDMORE MUSIC HALL, ARDMORE, PA, 12/21
  • THE ISLEY BROTHERS @ TIMES UNION CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS, JACKSONVILLE, FL, 12/22
  • DAVID RYAN HARRIS @ LIVE RECORDING AT EDDIE’S ATTIC, DECATUR, GA, 12/28-29
  • BAD RABBITS @ THE SINCLAIR, CAMBRIDGE, MA, 12/29, with Cliff Notes, Kaonashi
  • EARTHGANG @ SOUTH LAKE TAHOE COMMUNITY PLAYFIELDS & BIJOU PARK, SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA, 12/29
  • SLAPBAK @ MOZAMBIQUE, LAGUNA BEACH, CA, 12/31


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