UPCOMING: 10/25 @ Zebulon, LA, BRC Showcase w/ Vernon Reid’s Band of Gypsys Revisited Band, Van Hunt, and Pegasus Warning

Thursday, October 25, 2018 Zebulon, 2478 Fletcher Ave, Los Angeles, CA Black Rock Coalition presents BLACKNESS SOUNDS LIKE…   Featuring: 11p, Vernon Reid’s Band of Gypsys Revisited Band (headliner, in its only LA appearance) (https://www.vrbogrb.com) 10p, Pegasus Warning (with Guillermo E. Brown of ‘The Late Late Night Band’) (http://www.pegasuswarning.com) 9p, Van Hunt (http://vanhunt.com)   Ticket […]

Historic: BRC Orchestra Rocks Aretha (Restoration Rocks, Restoration Plaza, BK)
Historic: The BRC’s 1st Annual Purple Ball

We Celebrated 60 Years of Prince with a DANCE PARTY featuring CX KiDTRONiK, Greg Caz, Rimarkable, Ryan Bland, and Tamar-kali spinning their favorite Prince and Prince-related tracks. Militia Vox was our hostess with the mostest, at Littlefield.

Historic: BRC Orchestra performed Curtis Mayfield’s Sparkle soundtrack

MAY 20, 2018 Shout out to LaFrae Sci, our musical director, and the killer orchestra she assembled for this beautiful performance in Fort Greene Park, Brooklyn—Shelley Nicole, Asa Lovechild, KiKi Hawkins, Jared Michael Nickerson, V. Jeffrey Smith, Marcus Machado, and Leon Gruenbaum. And thanks, too, to our outdoor connection, Letitia Guillory and NYC Parks who […]

Historic: Private Screening of Black Panther presented by BRC + Buddhabug Records

Much thanks to everyone who helped us pack the house and raise money for the BRC. It was epic on so many levels, being able to have so many of our friends and family in the theater to celebrate such an important cultural character and watch something that brings to light so many of the issues that […]


    “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 […]

Historic: BRC Get-Down Revue @ Earshot Jazz Festival

  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2017, 8pm We took our rip-roarin’ Black Rock Coalition Get-Down Revue out west for an encore performance of choice cuts from the Atlantic Records R&B box set. It was a celebration of the pioneers of early rock & roll who called the label home from 1947-1974 and the amazing artists who continue that legacy today. With Luqman […]


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Historic: BRC Orchestra, It’s Gonna Be A Beautiful Night in Tribute to Prince

FRIDAY, JUNE 9, 2017 Von King Park, Brooklyn, with New York City Parks Department photos by SeanJamar.com photos by LaRonda Davis Prince was one of us. A rocker. Black and musically outspoken with depths that plumbed generations. That’s why we celebrate him. For us, he is more than a symbol, more than Purple Rain, more […]