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The Songbird Series brings you some of the best singer-song writers and women-fronted bands in NYC and beyond, every THIRD WEDNESDAY of every month at the Branded Saloon -- great food, full bar, and the best bar staff anywhere, ever. 7PM - DK & THE JOY MACHINE As always, our hosting house band DK & the Joy Machine gets things going with smart and quirky alt-folk and acoustic punk on Mountain dulcimer. * 8PM - GANESSA JAMES 9PM - CHANEY SIMS $8 ADMISSION + one drink minimum *No one turned away and show your love to the artists! * Thanks to the woman-owned FUNKADELIC STUDIOS for sponsoring!
t's going down August 17th Round Robin Style at Friends & Lovers in Brooklyn with your favorite soul-acoustic singer-songwriters!! $8-$10, 7-10pm!! Save and buy tickets in advance! http://www.ticketfly.com/event/654837-ashley-phillips-ganessa-brooklyn/ Featuring: Ashley Phillips, AP Soul, "Philadelphia’s own soul singer, songwriter and guitarist, Ashley Phillips, uses her strong vocals and deep lyrics to push her image to the forefront of the music scene. Inspired by jazz, funk, pop and R&B, this artist is one to reshape the industry."— Annamarie DiRaddo, The Indiestry http://www.apsoul.com/ Ganessa James An amazing musician who has played across the country with Saul Williams, on some of the coolest stages in New York with Onliest, Shelley Nicole's blaKbushe, Derrin Maxwell, Paul Josephs, JOI, Toshi Reagon, and across the Atlantic with Tamar-Kali and the BRC. She's even played bass live on a song for Nona Hendryx in last years's Word Rock Sword event. http://www.ganessajames.com/ AND Monica McIntyre Artist, Cellist, Singer, Lyricist, Wellness Advocate and Healer; these are a few titles which could be used to describe Monica McIntyre. As a musician Monica weaves a beautiful tapestry of colors and sounds so vivid and unique that one genre simply cannot cover it all. She seamlessly blends: Blues, Soul, Classical, Jazz, Reggae and Middle Eastern sounds with the unique cello techniques of: slapping, plucking and strumming, into an unforgettable musical landscape. www.monicamcintyremusic.com
Word*Rock*& Sword is about women taking and holding space, sharing experiences and skills, teaching and celebrating—spirit, body and mind, all in the name of justice and rights for women. Open To All. featuring… BE STEADWELL CHRISTELLE DURANDY IMANI UZURI DJ TIKKA MASALA INVININCIBLE JOAN AS POLICE WOMAN JUDITH CASSELBERRY MARTHA REDBONE MORLEY TOSHI REAGON TAMAR-kALI WORD*ROCK*&SWORD Band of Angels ALLISON MILLER ALEX NOLAN GANESSA JAMES SUE HADJOPOLOUS More to come keep checking back This is a general admission, standing event. Happy hour from 6-7pm including $3 beer and $5 well drinks.