BIGGASOUNDS Presents: Caron Wheeler, Monique Bingham & The Bigga Sextet, DJ Spinna, King Britt and Rich Medina – Thu, 5/26

BIGGAsounds presents the subterranean heroes of UK-Philly-Brooklyn soul, house and nu-jazz. Living legends Caron Wheeler (Soul II Soul), Monique Bingham and The BIGGA Sextet, King Britt, DJ Spinna and Rich Medina will take over Santos Party House on Thursday, May 26th, in a very special line up.

Doors open at 10pm, and you can purchase advance tickets, or enter for a chance to win a pair of tickets.

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Raphael Saadiq Listening Sessions – Miami (5/6) + SF (5/7)

If you are in Miami or San Francisco this weekend, don’t miss your chance to get an exclusive first listen to Raphael Saadiq‘s latest album, Stone Rollin’, out everywhere on May 10th.

Tonight, May 6th, the party will kick off at The Florida Room at Delano in Miami at 10pm. On Saturday, May 7th, we take over SOM. in San Francisco for one hour only starting at 9pm. Entrance to both events is free with RSVP.

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Hammock House: Africa Caribe Launch Party – Tue, 5/10

Giant Step presents a celebration for the launch of Fania’s Hammock House: Africa Caribe mixed and produced by Joaquin “Joe” Claussell on Tuesday, May 10th, at Le Bain at The Standard, New York. Featuring Joaquin “Joe” Claussell and special guest DJ Rich Medina, the night will take you on a sonic journey from Africa to New York as the two DJs blend selections from the upcoming release with other gems from Fania’s catalogs.

Doors open at 8pm and entrance is free but strictly RSVP only. Admittance is granted on a ‘first come, first served’ basis so please arrive early as space is limited.

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Rahsaan Patterson and Avery*Sunshine – Sat, 4/30

Hail up Chi-town! Neo-Soul sensation Rahsaan Patterson will be performing live at The Shrine in Chicago on Saturday, April 30th. Joining him as a special guest is the lovely songstress Avery*Sunshine, and backing them both are Verzatile and DJ Mark Fulla Flava. This will be a night full of songs about love and the small things in life that make you want to shout with joy, so get your tickets now.

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Jill Scott Performs Songs From New Album

The new Jill Scott album The Light of the Sun is coming soon enough that the diva hosted an exclusive party in NYC last night, performing hot new tracks along with some of her classics. Check out this footage via Please Don’t Stare via The Life Files.