Historic: The 1st Purple Rain Participatory Experience

The BRC’s “Purple Rain Participatory Experience” (P.R.P.E.) @ Alamo Drafthouse Theater, October 11, 2019 Finally, Purple Rain gets the quote-along, sing-along, dance-along treatment it deserves—as only The Black Rock Coalition can deliver…

Historic: BRC Orchestra’s History of Our Future @The Met

Black Rock Coalition: History of Our Future Saturday / September 7, 2019 7:00 PM, $40 SOLD OUT An explosive and joyful celebration of rock’s Black roots. The Black Rock Coalition (with special guests) created a sonic timeline honoring the Black pioneers who ushered rock and roll into the American collective consciousness. Presented in conjunction with […]


Raw, stripped-down style that creates a gritty love triangle between roots rock, blues and funk. Discover here: stonemeccamusic.com

Historic: 2nd Annual Purple Ball (Prince B-Day Dance Party)
Historic: Bernie Worrell 75th B-Day DJ Party

We miss him dearly, but he will always be with us. This year, BERNIE WORRELL, the Wizard of WOO, would have turned 75. So, we brought together a couple of his collaborators and fans to spin some funky tunes created, inspired, or influenced by our own dearly-departed, pioneering Funk Legend. DJ Logic, Vernon Reid, DJ Sugarfree […]


A mix of traditional blues, classic blues rock, and modern originals. Discover here: johnpauljonesgroup.com


    “That the BRC is still here, and still needed, was pressed home every time [Corey] Glover sang ‘Enough is never enough.’ Because the work is never done. But the rock is worth the battle.” —David Fricke, RollingStone.com, 2010 Dear Friends and Family, Thank You. Your support and contributions over the years have helped […]


A sound that follows no traditional rules. Discover here: amittaiblakk.com

Historic: Blackness Sounds Like…w/ Band of Gypsys Revisited Band, Van Hunt & Pegasus Warning

  On Thursday, October 25, 2018 at Zebulon L.A., Black Rock Coalition presented BLACKNESS SOUNDS LIKE… Featuring: Vernon Reid’s Band of Gypsys Revisited Band (headliner, in its only LA appearance) (https://www.vrbogrb.com) Pegasus Warning (with Guillermo E. Brown of ‘The Late Late Night Band’) (http://www.pegasuswarning.com) Van Hunt (http://vanhunt.com)    

Historic: BRC Orchestra Rocks Aretha (Restoration Rocks, Restoration Plaza, BK)