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Halloween is upon us!
we are playing at the big NYC Village Halloween Parade on 10/31 (7pm)
and on 11/1 (11am) we play the Kid's Halloween Parade in Red Hook...
come and join in!!!
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we played a bunch of great gigs and Gala events last week but this
Friday (10/24, 11:45pm) we are back at our spot nublu (62 Ave C)...

2 sets of our special mix of
AFRO FUNK NEW ORLEANS BHANGRA BRASS GROOVES AND BEYOND...
partay!!!

with Dj Y-Gun spinning all night, Jonathan Crayford Biggish Band at 10pm
and Rasa Rasa at 9pm, $10 at the door
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busy weekend ahead:
on 10/16 we are playing at the Witness Focus For Change Benefit
hosted by Peter Gabriel (with HASSAN HAKMOUN & Iron and Wine)

catch us on Friday (10/17, 11pm) at HONK NYC! Friday Night Gala with SPANGLISH FLYHungry March Band and a ton of other bands...

and on Saturday (10/18) we have a big show for The Hunger Project's Annual Fall Event featuring Bajah (from Bajah + The Dry Eye Crew) on vocals and other special guests... 
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HONK NYC, a six-day spectacular of global street music, is an independent festival committed to introducing New York City audiences to brass and percussion bands from around the world and will be this year Oct 13.-18...
we will play on Oct 17th (11pm) at their Friday Night Gala
at the Gowanus Ballroom together with
The Hungry March Band, Spanglish Fly, Batala NY, Environmental Encroachment from Chicago, Radio Kaizman from Lyon, France
and many more...
you can get cheaper pre-sale tickets at their Kickstarter Campaign here...


on Sept 19th (11:45pm) we will be back at nublu...
2 sets of our special mix of
AFRO FUNK NEW ORLEANS BHANGRA BRASS GROOVES & BEYOND...
with Out To Lunch (10pm) and DJ Memos spinning all night...
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we are back from our summer break
and psyched to play at Brooklyn Bowl on Sept 7th (8pm)
opening for great Tuareg guitarist/singer Bombino,
if you like Ali Farka Toure you'll love Bombino...
also on the bill is Mamarazzi - a show not to be missed!

doors at 6pm, show at 8pm, $10 tickets, advance tickets
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we play at nublu on August 2nd (11:45pm),
this is our last gig before we take a brief summer break,
and it might be the last time that we play there
before nublu is moving (up the street)

with DJ Memos spinning all night and
On Ka'a Davis & The Djuke Music Players at 10pm
come and see us off...SUMMER PARTY!!!

we also have a free show coming up:
August 2nd (11:30am) at Foley Sq
as part of Summer Streets where nearly 7 miles of NYC's streets
are open to the public to play, run, walk and bike

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we are back at our spot nublu on July 18 (11:45pm)
2 sets of our special mix of
AFRO FUNK NEW ORLEANS BRASS GROOVES AND BEYOND...

with As Lolas (10pm) and DJ Memos spinning all night
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free show on July 9 (1pm)
as part of Free Summer Concerts at Richard Tucker Park
(66th St & Broadway)
with Brown Rice Family (noon)
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we are playing at the Gay Pride Parade June 29 (noon)
on a float with sound system!
should be fun!!!



June 25 (8pm) we are playing a free show presented by Jazz Forum Arts
at the Estherwood Mansion in Dobbs Ferry
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June 21 is Make Music NY Day and
we will play (10pm) at the After Party of 100+ BPM at the Gimini & Scorpio Loft
with Batala NYC, an all women samba percussion group
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on June 20, 11:45pm we will play at nublu's 12th anniversary!

with Ajoyo (10:30pm), Joe Stone (9pm)
and DJ Brennan Green spinning all night...

we are happy to be part of this month long celebration,
check out the complete schedule at nublu.net



join us for a dance party at Brooklyn Bowl on May 27th
with the Afro-Colombian trance rhythms of Maku Soundsystem,
our own cross-cultural brass band grooves
and the African reggae stylings of Bajah+The Dry Eye Crew from Sierra Leone...
we are looking forward to share the bill with these great bands,
this is a show you don't want to miss...
show 8pm, doors at 6pm (we play at 9pm)
only $10 for all three bands!



we will be back at nublu on May 2nd (11:30pm)...

2 sets of our special mix of
AFRO FUNK NEW ORLEANS BHANGRA BRASS GROOVES & BEYOND...

with As Lolas (10pm), DJ Y-Gun spinning all night...
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we are playing on April 11, 9pm at the closing party of the
Kicking + Screening Soccer Film Festival
at the Tribeca Cinemas (54 Varick St)...
and it's free and open to the public!
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we have a big show coming up -
the CD Release Party for our new CD "Almost Blue",

we have been working on it since a while and it was well worth it,
it sounds and looks great...and we want to share it with you!
for this we will team up once again with the Brown Rice Family,
who will launch their music video "Latin Goes Ska"

April 4th at Drom, 85 Ave A, door at 10pm, show at 10:30pm
 $10 advance tickets, $15 at the door
join the double celebration!


                                                          art work by Rah Crawford

we will be back at nublu on march 7th (midnite)
DJ Y-Gun spinning all night, Karikatura at 10pm
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this saturday (2/8) we are back at our favorite club nublu...
come and get your underground horns fix...
2 sets of
AFRO FUNK NEW ORLEANS BRASS GROOVES AND BEYOND...
DJ Memos spinning all night, Wax Poetic at midnight
8pm doors, 9pm show
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happy new year and thank you for your support during 2013!
we will soon release our 3rd album, just putting on the last touches,
we are planning a CD release party for this spring...
stay tuned...
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on 12/28 we will play together with the Brown Rice Family for an evening of
hip moving groove music at Drom (85 Ave A)
one set by each band and a third set of us jamming all together!
doors at 7pm, show at 8pm, $10 advance tickets, $15 at the door
see you there!

on 12/3 (5-7pm) we play a free show at the Water Street Winter Festival
in downtown Manhattan (corner of Water & Broad St)
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we are playing for a That's Right! Production Benefit,
51% of the proceeds go to NYC public schools for music and art education,
this Thursday (11/21) together with the funk band The Chronicles (Albany)
at the Alphabet Lounge (Ave C @7th St) - starts at 8pm, we go on at 10:30pm
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we are playing on Friday, Nov 15th (11:45pm)
at our favorite club nublu (62 Ave C, betw 4th & 5th St)
2 sets of our special mix of
AFRO FUNK NEW ORLEANS BHANGRA BRASS GROOVES & BEYOND...
with DJ Memos spinning all night,
Joe Stone playing at 10pm,
see you there
!
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we will be playing at the big, crazy
NYC VILLAGE HALLOWEEN PARADE
this Thursday, Oct 31 (7pm) on 6th Ave (from Spring to 16th St)...
come join in...everybody is welcome!



we will play on 10/16 (10pm) at Drom (85 Ave A) as part of

HONK NYC, the Brass Band Festival...
Os Siderias, a brass band from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and
Environmental Encroachment from Chicago are also on the bill...
THIS EVENT IS FREE!!!



this Thursday (10/10, 11pm) we will be back at the infamous nublu (62 Ave C)
with 2 dance sets of
AFRO FUNK LATIN BHANGRA BRASS GROOVES AND BEYOND...

DJ Y-Gun spinning all night, Dilemastronauta at 9pm...
come and party!!!

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this Saturday (10/5) we will play for the opening of Bric House -

Bric Open House and Block Party
it starts at 2pm, we go on at 5:30pm and it's free!
there will be live music, food and family activities...

the Natural Expression Rhythm Band, Brooklyn Jumbies
and Revive Big Band (feat Oliver Lake) are part of it and a lot more...
Bric House is the new cultural center in Brooklyn!


underground horns are going to Brazil !
we are very excited to play at Tudo é Jazz,
Jazz Festival in Ouro Preto, Brazil (Sept 14th & 15th)...
we also have a bunch of NY shows coming up, most of them are free:
Sept 21, 27 & 28, 5pm, Die Koelner Bierhalle, 84 St Marks Pl, Brooklyn NY, free
Sept 25th, 1pm, Lincoln Square Free Summer Concerts, Richard Tucker Park, New York NY, free
Oct 5th, 5:30pm, BRIC House, 647 Fulton St, Brooklyn NY, free
Oct 10th, 11pm, nublu, 62 Ave C, New York NY
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heck out the shows page for details and more upcoming gigs...

for our next show we will be back at nublu on July 27th, 11:45pm (62 Ave C)
with DJ Modest P spinning all night and Amaury Acosta at 10pm...
2 sets of our special mix of AFRO FUNK BHANGRA BRASS GROOVES & BEYOND
 
it was great to play at the MLB Allstar Pregame Party (with Flo Rida)
and the 2013 Lowdown Hudson Blues Festival (opening for BB King) 
presented by Brookfield, photo by Ryan Muir

our tour of free shows continues:
this Saturday (7/6, 1pm) we will play at Barclays Center Plaza in Brooklyn
and on July 10th (6pm) we will play at the Lowdown Hudson Blues Festival...
in downtown Manhattan... B.B. King is headlining...
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summer solstice, beginning of summer!
we are back at the infamous nublu friday night (6/21, 11:45pm)
and it's nublu's11th anniversary!

2 sets of AFRO FUNK BHANGRA BRASS GROOVES AND BEYOND...
with Nick Gianni's Evolution (10PM), Press Play (9pm)
DJ Alex from Tokyo spinning all night...

and on june 22 we are playing at this great Jibberjazz Madsummer Meltdown
music and camping festival in Schuylkill Haven, PA



we have lot's of free shows coming up in june:
harlem tavern - 6/5 (6:30pm)
performing the streets (downtown brooklyn) - 6/12 (5:30pm)
bodymusic at
bembe - 6/16 (11pm)

at the brooklyn library as part of make music new york - 6/21 (4:30pm)
we also play at our home base nublu 6/21(11:45pm)
and at jibberjazz festival in PA on 6/22
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we are playing this Friday, May 24th (11:45pm)
at our favorite club nublu (62 Ave C, betw 4th & 5th St)
AFRO FUNK NEW ORLEANS BHANGRA BRASS GROOVES & BEYOND...
with DJ Alex from Tokyo spinning all night,
Welf Dorr/Semih Yanyali Project playing at 10pm,
see you there
!
 
 

we will play this Wednesday (May 1st, 6pm)
at the Koelner Bierhalle (84 St Marks Pl, Brooklyn)
for May Day Celebration with pig roast and specials...
we will also play there for Cinquo de Mayo this Sunday (May 5th, 6pm)
both shows are free!
 
our last show at the 92yTribeca was really inspiring and a great evening...
thank you for coming and thanks to Brown Rice Family for the nice collaboration!
on April 27 (11:45pm) we will be back at nublu
2 sets of
AFRO FUNK BHANGRA BRASS GROOVES & BEYOND...

with Meta (10pm) and DJ Modest P spinning all night
see you there!
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last time at nublu was great - a packed house and everybody dancing,
thank you for coming out...
our next show will be
on march 30th (9pm),
we will rock together with the Brown Rice Family at the 92yTribeca.
BRF won last years WNYC's Battle of the Boroughs, they are playing a mix of reggae, latin and funk...at the end of the evening we will all play together and raise the roof!
advance tickets $10 / day of show $12...when we played there last time together we sold out!



this sat, february 23rd (11:45pm) we will be back at the infamous nublu ...
with J-Babun & the Cabasas (10pm) and DJ Modest P spinning all night...
2 sets of
AFRO FUNK BHANGRA BRASS GROOVES & BEYOND...
it's gonna be a party...
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Happy New Year to everyone and thank you for your support in 2012!
we are playing this wednesday (1/2, 7pm), next wednesday and
every other wednesday thereafter at the Harlem Tavern. no cover!
stay tuned for more dates coming soon!!!
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full moon party this friday, dec 28 (11:45pm) at nublu (62 Ave C)
2 sets of our AFRO FUNK NEW ORLEANS BHANGRA BRASS GROOVES AND BEYOND...
with R-Tronika (10pm) and DJ Tommy Bones spinning all night
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this is the last full moon this year...come celebrate with us and
thank you for your support during 2012! 
 
 
on december 20th (10:30pm) we will play at
the nublu jazz festival (62 Ave C, betw 4th & 5th St)
with Brian Charette (midnight), Foxy Band (9pm) and DJ Y-Gun
check out the complete festival program

 
thank y'all for coming to nublu last night...
tonight (12/1, 11pm) we will play at pianos (158 Ludlow St)
this is a free show!
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we will be back at our favorite club nublu (62 Ave C, betw 4th & 5th St)
on November 30th (11:45pm)...
come join us and get your underground horns fix...
AFRO FUNK NEW ORLEANS BHANGRA BRASS GROOVES AND BEYOND...
with DJ Alex from Tokyo spinning all night,
Barakka from Philly plays at 10pm...



next up: halloween parades...
october 28 (11am) we will play the Kid's Halloween Parade In Red Hook (Bklyn) and
on october 31 (7pm) the big NYC Village Halloween Parade...
all are welcome!!! (both events are free)
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we are psyched to play at the opening party of Honk NYC,
 the sixth gathering of radical street bands, 21st century style!
with Frank London's Klezmer Brass All-Stars,
Environmental Encroachment (Chicago), Minor Mishap Marching Band (Austin)
and Pink Puffers Brass Band (Rome, Italy),
October 9th at the Paper Box, Brooklyn - show starts at 8pm, we go on at 9pm...




end of summer / autumnal equinox party this friday...
we will play 9/21 (11:30pm) at our spot nublu in the east village...
DJ Alex from Tokyo spinns and Laura Dayan's N.E.N.A. at 10pm
come join us and dance (or just bop your head)!
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our summer break is over...
we will play for Harlem Week's the Joints Are Jumping...
tuesday, august 28th (7:30-10:30pm)
Gran Piatto d'Oro, 1429 Fifth Ave (betw 116th &117th St)
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tuesday, july 24th (7-10pm) we'll be at the Harlem Tavern
and on wednesday, july 25th (noon) we play as part of
Lincoln Sq Free Summer Concerts at Richard Tucker Park
together with Karikatura
both concerts are free!!!
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this thursday, july 19th we'll play the big summer jam at cameo with
Guarco (8:30pm) sounds of samba, candombe, folklore, reggae and rock and roll,
Low Mentality (9:30pm) hard beats with bright melodies for the dancehall,
 
and underground horns (10:30pm)
AFRO FUNK NEW ORLEANS BHANGRA BRASS GROOVES AND BEYOND... 
$10 for all 3 bands - 8pm doors / 8:30pm show 
CAMEO GALLERY 93 N6th St (between Berry and Wythe) 
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on saturday july 14th we will bring the party again to nublu

midnight show for all who can hang out late!!!
Dj Modest P spinns, Profetas plays at 9pm and Robert Poveda at 10:30pm...
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we will play a free show at lentspace
on july 3rd, 1pm...bring your lunch or get some food there...
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wow, it's already 10 year anniversary for nublu!!!
on june 28th (11pm) we will play 2 sets of our
AFRO FUNK NEW ORLEANS BHANGRA BRASS GROOVES AND BEYOND...
with DJ Memos, Manner plays the early set (9pm)
we are part of the month long celebration,
check out http://nublu.net/ for the amazing complete line up!
 


we have a couple of free shows coming up!
June 17th (6pm) we will play at Nickodemus MOON PEOPLE release party
presented by Turntables on the Hudson at the Dekalb Market
and on June 16th (2-4pm) we'll play at the Atlantic Ave Extravaganza
,
a block party in downtown Brooklyn...
 

 
underground horns will return to 92ytribeca together
with zongo junction and pitchblak brass band
for a powerful triple bill of afrobeat, hip hop, funk, jazz and lot's of brass grooves
on May 26th, 9pm (doors 8pm)...tix are only $10 for all three bands...
last time we sold the place out! you can get tickets here...



we had a great time playing at "some kind of jam" in PA last weekend...
sitting in with Toubab Krewe and the Big Dirty was great too...
this Saturday (5/5, 11:30pm) we are back at nublu for some Cinco de Mayo action...
AFRO FUNK NEW ORLEANS BRASS GROOVES AND BEYOND...
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this Saturday (4/28) we will play at some kind of jam,
a 3-day music and camping festival in Schuylkill Haven, PA...
we'll play a long set on the main stage at 2pm and a parade later that afternoon, everybody is welcome to join in...
also on the bill Toubab Krewe and many more...



this saturday 4/21, 11:30pm we will play at our favorite club nublu,
come and get your underground horns fix if you missed our show
at brooklyn bowl...if you saw us there you might wanna come back....
 
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we'll be back at brooklyn bowl on april 12th, 8pm:
brooklyn brass clash round one: pitchblak brass band vs underground horns
2 great bands for 1 ridiculously cheap ticket: $5
or go here for free tickets

  
we are psyched about our next show together with turkuaz at brooklyn bowl on march 12th...
also on the bill: the funk ark (8pm), we play at 9pm and turkuaz at 10pm...
only $8 for all 3 bands!

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this friday (2/24, 11:30pm) we will play at the "old" nublu on Ave C...
best hang in town...come party with us...with dj bryant k the downtownswinger...

and on fat tuesday we'll play together with the hungry march band at the bell house!!!

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thank  you to everybody who came to 92ytribeca and thanks to pitchblak and BRF - we sold the place out!!!
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we are excited about our next show at the 92ytribeca on february 11th, 9pm...
together with pitchblak brass band and brown rice family!
a mix of AFRO FUNK, REGGAE, HIP HOP and lots of BRASS BAND GROOVES...

promises to be a great night of dance and music!!!