Monday, May 18, 2009

Debut Release from Jazz Trumpeter Scotty Barnhart


Jazz Trumpeter- Scotty Barnhart is debuting his album "Say It Plain" tomorrow.
He has received accolades from many of his peers for this album which features Wynton Marsalis, Ellis Marsalis, Jamie Davis, Marcus Roberts, Clark Terry to name a few.
The album liner notes were written by the legendary Stanley Crouch.
This is great CD that needs to be heard.
Please pass this around.
Scotty will be performing at the King Center next Friday May 29th in Atlanta.

Scotty Barnhart is being managed by Fiona Bloom




Wednesday, May 13, 2009

SEE THE DIVA CHINAHBLAC ON THURS 5/14 8pm & 10pm @ Aja, 432 Sixth Ave (betw 9th & 10th)‏


Please come out to Aja tomorrow Thursday May 14th for 2 sets of Chinablac at 8pm and 10pm

To buy tickets in advance for $12 go to or purchase tickets at the door for $15.

Check out the info below for this show and the upcoming performances.

C U at the show.

Please forward this email to others who would be interested in seeing this show.


Tom Paul

Bangin' Ass Artists at Aja
432 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10011
Phone: 917 930 6180

The incomparably sexy, sultry, talented and brilliant CHINAHBLAC will perform this Thursday, May 14th at AJA!

2 sets: 8pm & 10pm

Tickets: $12 in advance at$15 at the door. Purchase 4 or more tickets at once online and reservie a VIP reserved table. Seating is limited.


Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Bill Sims with All Star Band at The 55 Bar Friday April 10th 2 sets 10pm & Midnight $10


If you have not heard Bill Sims play with the amazing musicians that surround him, this is what we call a "Must See Show".
Bill Sims presents a wider spectrum of the Blues and when the band gets going it's gonna be funky.
Friday April 10th at 10pm at The 55 Bar located at 55 Christopher Street in the Village off 7th Avenue South (closest subway train is the 1 to Christopher St) The cover is $10 and there is a 1 drink minimum per set. It is beyond worth it in these touch economic times to hear talent of this level in such an intimate venue.
You will be blown away at both the musicianship and energy this band sends back to each audience that hears them.
Please come out to hear this band and you will be sent home wanting more cos it's like that. OK?
The lineup with Bill Sims this Friday are some of the finest touring and session musicians in the World and they are playing for you.
Bill Sims - Vocals/Guitar
Robin Macatangay - Guitar
Andy Hess - Bass
Charlie Drayton - Drums
Brian Mitchell - Keys
There are always special guests showing up, so don't fake the funk and make the hang.
Hope 2 C U there.

Tuesday, April 7, 2009



Please come out to Frank's Lounge to support NU SOUL Saturday's on April 11th 8pm $10.
There will be a performance by Miz Metro and the makebelieves and
Tim Dillinger
The show will be hosted by Fiona Bloom who will be celebrating her B'earthday this evening as well.
If you are an Indie Soul Artist, label, PR or Promotion person this is the place to be and bring your business cards.
So as you can see it will be star studded packed audience of Indie Soul gettin' their hang on at Frank's Lounge this Saturday.
Frank's Lounge is located at 660 Fulton Steet off LaFayette St (near BAM).
Hope 2 C U there for this great evening of music.


Sunday, March 8, 2009

A Must See Show - Bullet Marketing and Entertainment invites you to Big Fun(K)! Live CD recording and DVD next Weekend‏


Please come out to be a part of this incredible Live CD recording and DVD Party next weekend.
This band showcases some of greatest touring and session players in the World droppin' the Funk on you like you love it.

Below is the eflyer and information on this special event.

This is a Must See show.

Hope you can all make it and spread the word.



Bullet Marketing and Entertainment invites you to Big Fun(K)! Live CD recording and DVD Party next Weekend

Come be a part of the Jam Band Experience in a special presentation for the summer season!!!

Enjoy the Jam Festival experience and be a part of our DVD in the intimate setting of Cecil's Jazz Club

It's Gonna be Big Fun(k)!

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Fiona Bloom bring R&B/Soul artists to SXSW and other Texas shows

This information comes from Fiona Bloom at The Bloom Effect.
Check out the e-flyers above and spread the word to those who are going to SXSW.
March 18th...Mohawk Outside - 912 Red River St.
Bavu's Revue & The Bloom Effect Present
1:00 a.m. – 2:00 a.m. – MOJOE
12:00 a.m. – 12:40 a.m. – Maya Azucena
11:00 p.m. – 11:40 p.m. – Bavu Blakes & the Extra Plairs
10:00 p.m. – 10:40 p.m. – Wayna
9:00 p.m. – 9:40 p.m. – Kendra Ross
8:00 p.m. – 8:40 p.m. – NeckboneDJ for the Night – Brett Koshkin of Waxploitation DJ's(Houston)
Wayna is on this-- she’s touring Texas...Wayna does 3 Step Texas...
March 18th- Austin- SXSW
March 20th- Dallas — Bishop Arts Center- w/ Eric Roberson
March 23rd- Houston- The Flat
Other performances of Fiona Bloom artists at SXSW:
Soulful performance artist Miz Metro performs in Texas....Her Hip Hop Howl Showcase.
Friday March 20th 5pm-8pm@ The Lucky Lounge
209 A West 5th StFree Food 5-6pm No Cover!
Free Mixtapes/goodie bags special give aways and more!
Performances by:Miz Metro, Maya Azucena,Homeboy Sandman, Yarah Bravo,Eyeris, Fresh Daily, P.Casso, Outasight, Crosby, Proton, Donnie Goines, The Beatards, 6th Sense, Bless Roxwell,RephStar and Patty Dukes, Suzi AnalogMike Maven, Zeale, Karina Nistal and more TBA with very special surprise guests!

If you are an artists looking for PR, please visit Fiona Blooms website and tell Fiona I sent you.

Tom Paul

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Lizz Fields at Blue Note Brunch Sunday March 8th 2 sets 12:30 & 2:30pm


If you have time for a tasty brunch this coming Sunday, please check out Lizz Fields who will be performing 2 sets at The Blue Note
this Sunday at 12:30 and 2:30pm
Lizz is a great artist with amazing songs and a great stage presence.
You won't be disappointed, Lizz always puts on a great show and has a top-notch musicians backing her up.
Peace and One Love,

Hey Folks,
Here I am, performing at the Blue Note this Sunday.
I'm excited! It's a great way to bring in spring and I know how much
we're all anticipating spring with all we're enduring i.e. the world
economy, winter snow blasts, etc.
Let's celebrate spring together with food, drink and of course music!!
This brunch show will be very special: Tristan Leral, (Pleasureville
producer) on guitar and Damon Bennett, (ByDayByNight producer) on
keys & flute will be playing together for the first time along with
long time friend James "Biscuit" Rouse on drums. Come see and enjoy
as we merge our musical worlds and engage in the sport of creating
music in the moment. I hope to share in this with you on Sunday.
Speak and see ya soon. Info Below.

Lizz Fields

The Blue Note
131 W. 3rd St
New York, NY 10012

Sunday, March 8th
12:30 pm & 2:30 pm
$24.50 includes brunch, drink and the show

Steve Wallace at Brooklyn Music School March 7th 7pm Sharp

March 7th @ The Brooklyn Music School 7pm
126 Saint Felix St. (between Lafayette and Hanson PL) Brooklyn NY 11217

I have been teaching music and voice at The Brooklyn Music School for 6 years now and it gives me great pleasure to present my first faculty recital showcasing my Classical music side and my Urban Soulful side in one place.

I will be unleashing the Opera Vocals for the first half of this show and performing songs from my new album/movie "Urban Soul" with my band for the second half. This is a very family friendly show, so you can bring your kids, nephews, nieces, grandmas, etc...

I really hope you can make it.

OBTW just as a reminder to my nightlife friends and fans... This is a school event, so we will really be starting @ 7pm... so get there early!
Thanks everybody!
-Steve Wallace

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Mika performing at Solefood NYC on Feb 26th 8pm


Come out and see Mika perform at Solefood NYC on Thursday February 26th.
The room is open from 6-10 with Mika performing at 8pm.
Located at 38 Lispenard Street in between Bdwy & Church Streets) that would be one block below Canal Street.
Take the A Train to Canal or N, R, 6 to Canal subway stops.

Thanks so much & I'll see you Monday ;-) what time is the Songwriter's Circle & your address?
Check out these links for more information.

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Gerald Alston/Shea Fiol Vendor moved to Deity - please spread the word change of venue for thursday night-feb 12‏


This show is FREE and well worth coming out to hear all of the talent at this new amazing venue in Brooklyn.

Please forward this to others. There has been a last minute venue change for the Gerald Alston listening party and Shae Fiol performance.

The venue is now at Deity on Atlantic and Bond.

Please forward this to people you know to spread the word.


Tom Paul

CHANGE OF VENUE FOR THURSDAY , FEB 12 @8pm--SOUNDS LIKE BROOKLYN -classic soul meets nu-soul
and special performance by SHAE FIOL


very sorry for the inconvenience , but please spread the word

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

"Kiss N Grind" NYC Valentine's Day Party feat Vikter Duplaix & DJ Reborn/Pointer Sisters w/Kool & the Gang @Lehman Hall

LIFEbeat and Babeland team up with

SUITECollective to present……

“Kiss N Grind” NYC Valentine’s Day party

featuring Vikter Duplaix & DJ Reborn

Friday, February 13, 2008

9PM – 3AM

Live Sushi Model, Art Exhibit, Masseuse,

Goodie Bags and Raffle Prizes.

DEITY Lounge/Bar

368 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn , NY 11217

( Atlantic Avenue in downtown Brooklyn )


RSVP for $10 List –

Sponsors: LIFEbeat, Babeland, Fusicology, Dr. Miracle’s, Gak City , Mary Kay


The Pointer Sisters and

Kool & The Gang

Saturday, February 14 - 8PM

at Lehman Center for the Performing Arts

(718) 960-8833

Special Off - $10 Off with A-Marketing code


Sista Factory (Soulful Inspirational Sounds to Admire)

Set It OFF, Inc. - Empowering Girls & Young Women

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Please come out and support these two great live shows this week at Frank's Lounge in Fort Greene, Brooklyn.

THURSDAY , FEB 12 , 2009 8pm -CLASSIC SOUL meets NU-SOUL
GERALD ALSTON listening party for his new CD " TRIBUTE TO SAM COOKE " with special guest performance by SHAE FIOL ( NO COVER)

SATURDAY, FEB 14, 2009 8pm - ROGIERS listening party for his new remix CD
with special guest performance by JON BIBBS

Monday, February 9, 2009

Kiss N Grind” NYC Valentine’s Day party with Vikter Duplaix & DJ Reborn

LIFEbeat and Babeland team up with

SUITECollective to present……

“Kiss N Grind” NYC Valentine’s Day party

featuring Vikter Duplaix & DJ Reborn

Friday, February 13, 2008

9PM – 3AM

Live Sushi Model, Art Exhibit, Masseuse,

Goodie Bags and Raffle Prizes.

DEITY Lounge/Bar

368 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217

(Atlantic Avenue in downtown Brooklyn)


RSVP for $10 List –

Sponsors: LIFEbeat, Babeland, Fusicology, Dr. Miracle’s, Gak City, Mary Kay


Sista Factory (Soulful Inspirational Sounds to Admire)

Set It OFF, Inc. - Empowering Girls & Young Women

Saturday, February 7, 2009

Martha Redbone at NuYorican Poet's Cafe, 9pm, Saturday Feb 7th, 2009 $15 cover‏


HOT HOT live show with killer band of session musicians.
If you've never seen Martha Redbone perform with her amazing band tomorrow night at Nuyorican Poets Cafe will be an
amazing show.
Below is the info on this Not to Be Missed show.
Hope 2 C U there.


Below is also a gig reminder for Saturday night, and yes, there will be real banana puddin' at the show! See y'all soon!
band Line-up: Aaron Whitby-keys, Fred Cash-bass, Kevin Johnson-drums, Mike Campbell-guitar

Rome Neal's Banana Puddin' Jazz
SATURDAY, Feb 7, 2009 @ 9PM $15
FOR ALL**RSVP NOW!!! @ 212-465-3167 or

236 East 3rd Street (Bet B & C Aves) (take F-train to 2nd Avenue)

Friday, January 30, 2009

Heston Live at the Blue Note Saturday (Sunday AM) 12am $10 cover - Hot Indie Soul Show!!!


Please come out to the Blue Note this Saturday Jan 31st to hear Heston perform.
Show time is 12:00am
To hear the great music of Heston go to this link:
Check out this note from Fiona Bloom on this talented Indie Soul artist.
It's been a long time since we've seen Heston in NY - In fact - with a band - I've never seen period!!!
He's Live at the Blue Note 12am-Late You know it is gonna be jumpin' and HOT!!!
Special guest short set with Jesse Boykins III and other guests - Come find out who!
January, 31st - The Blue Note w/Heston! Muddy Water will be in the house.

Hope 2 C U there for this HOT!!! show.
Peace and One Love,

Sunday, January 25, 2009

The Rendezvous - Jan. 26, 2009 featuring Chester Gregory, LaSonya Gunter, The Revelations feat. Tre Williams and Anaya

The Rendezvous - Jan. 26, 2009
featuring Chester Gregory, LaSonya Gunter, The Revelations feat. Tre Williams and Anaya
The Rendezvous is the place where you meet great people over good food and drink while enjoying live performances from incredible independent artists all at Harlem's hottest venue for live music, Shrine World Music Venue!

The next edition of The Rendezvous will take place This Monday, January 26th, at Shrine World Music Venue, 2271 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd. bet. 133rd & 134th Streets and you it's a show you don't want to miss!!!

Chester Gregory
Our featured artist for the evening is critically acclaimed vocalist Chester Gregory! Chester has starred in the national production of The Jackie Wilson Story and on Broadway in the Tony Award Winning Musical Hairspray and also in Cry-Baby.
On Monday Night he takes the stage at Shrine to perform material from his fantastic cd "In Search of High Love."
Other performers during the evening include ------------>

LaSonya Gunter

An award winning singer and songwriter and friend of The Rendezvous, LaSonya Gunter will grace the stage

The Revelations feat. Tre Williams
After a blistering acoustic performance with us in January, The Revelations feat. Tre Williams are back with us by popular demand. This time with their full band!!!

Harlem Native Anaya will kick things off with a great performance.
Admission is only $10.00 at the door. Doors open at 6:00pm and performances begin at 7:30. You don't want to miss this!!! You can get your tickets in advance at or by calling 866-468-7619.
We look forward to seeing you on Monday,
Marko & Melissa Nobles
In-Joy Enterprises, LLC

Thursday, January 15, 2009

Tarrah Reynolds performing at Temple M in Harlem Friday Jan 23rd 8pm $10


Please come out to support Tarrah Reynolds who will be performing at Temple M in Harlem located at 555 West 141 street.
The cover is $10 and the show starts at 8pm.
Please click on her Myspace link to hear her beautiful sound and to check out when Tarrah has upcoming performances.
Peace and One Love,

Monday, January 12, 2009

GIFTED SOUL Celebrates Grammy Nominee KARINA PASIAN/Karen Bernod/Gordon Chambers at Plum‏m


This is gonna be an incredible show tomorrow Tuesday Jan 13th 8pm sharp located at the PLUMM (old Nells) 246 West 14th off 8th avenue.
On the bill tomorrow will be Karina Pasian/Karen Bernod/Gordon Chambers.
Check out the eflyer below with all of the details
Wish I could be there.
Have fun for me
Pass this along.
Peace and One Love,


Happy New Year from GIFTED SOUL
Wishing you every happiness, good fortune and prosperity in this New Year. Thank you for being our most valued supporter. We look forward to continuing our relationship in this Blessed New Year! All That is GREAT, GRAND & Wonderful in 2009 - All that and more is CERTAINLY MINE!!!

PLEASE come out and celebrate the Grammy Nomination for the lovely and talented DEF JAM artist KARINA PASIAN as she performs some hits from her first CD which earned her this prestigious recognition. To help celebrate the occasion we have the Sensational, Sassy and Soulful Sounds of KAREN BERNOD and of course we have a GIFTED SOUL Favorite and incredible artist Grammy Songwriter and Wonderful Recording Artist GORDON CHAMBERS. We have a special Birthday Celebration for ESCO CUEVAS - THIS is a SHOW you don't want to miss!
JAN. 13TH 2009 - The PLUMM - 246 W. 14th St @ 8th Ave. - doors open @ 6:30 and show begins 8pm Sharp.


K. LaMonte'

PLease see the info Below! Check out the web page -

Grammy FrontGRAMMY SIDEAbout Us
GIFTED SOUL is an artist Showcase designed to give platform to Independent Artists to display, cultivate and nurture their craft in the area of performing arts. It caters to a broad multi-cultural audience base, allowing them to enjoy positive quality entertainment, while simultaneously supporting artists' career endeavors in a classy, comfortable, safe, friendly and upscale atmosphere.

Celebrating a 21 month stretch, GS has Honored & Hosted Famed Celebrity Artists such as Lynn Whitfield, Ron Grant, Alyson Williams, Melonie Daniels, Cheryl Pepsii Riley, Mike Yard and Gordon Chambers. GS has also enjoyed the performances of Elisabeth Withers, Mike Davis, Corte Ellis, J-Nyse, Anwar Robinson, Sy Smith, Ryan Shaw, Vivian Sessoms, Maia Wilson, Chester Gregory, Jaiden, Tameka Scott, Terrell Carter and many other artist heard in today's music world. We have been fortunate to have actor Darrin Henson of Showtimes hit series Soul Food grace the mic with heart-felt words of encouragement.

Part of the mission of GS is to offer scholarships to middles school students pursuing careers in the performing arts, to afford them universal opportunity in the competitive world of entertainment. To assist us in this effort and help realize this worthy and needed benefit to our precious stars of tomorrow, we welcome and encourage the support of all community, government , corporate and small businesses, groups and individuals across the world.

Chevy performing at SOL Village Wed Jan 14th 8pm $10


Wednesday night at SOL Village hosted by Eric Roberson is gonna be a HOT Show this Wed Jan 14th!!!
Wish I could be there to 2 C the amazing Chevy 
performing with her talented bandmates
Rodman Del Castillo, Buster Hemphil, Brian Dunne and
vocals Mike Hammond, Carlos Ricketts, fabulous Zhana and KeeKee Rose

Other artists on the bill will be Chester Gregory and 
Samuel III

Come out and support great Independant Soul Music.
Peace and One Love,

Thursday, January 8, 2009

Pyeng Threadgill performing at The Blue Note Late Night Groove Series on Sat Jan 10th Midnight


Please come out to hear the brilliant sound of Pyeng Threadgill at The Blue Note's Late Night Groove Series on Saturday January 10th at Midnight
The cover is $5
To purchase tickets in advance or view the show information go to this link
Pyeng Threadgill - vocals
Derek Nievergelt - bass
John Shannon -guitar
Evan Pazner- drums
Kevin Louis - trumpet,cornet
Dimitri Moderbacher - saxophone/clarinet

Fiona Bloom Presents Sound in Color hosted by Maya Azucena featuring Monica Blaire, Kameron Corvet and Post Man from Holland


Please come out to this great show at Joe's Pub on Friday January 23rd presented by Fiona Bloom from The Bloom Effect hosted by Maya Azucena featuring Monica Blaire , Kameron Corvet and Post Man from Holland.
The show is at 11:30pm and the cover is $15
Joe's Pub is located at 425 Lafayette Street in Manhattan.
To Purchase tickets in advance, please go to this link
This is will be a great showcase of up and coming Indie Soul Talents from around the World.
Please come out and support.
Peace and One Love,

Monday, January 5, 2009

Wayna new video link/Grammy Nomination


Fiona Bloom from The Bloom Effect has just passed this link along on Wayna's video (below).
Wayna also has a Grammy Nomination for Best Urban/Alternative Performance.

You can read up more her interview this past year at this link

Please go to her myspace page to check out her music and click on the link below to view her video.