Rhythm and Blues NYC or (R&B) is a form of Urban Blues that developed in the 1940s during the Great Migration of African Americans from the rural South to the urban Northeast.
Rhythm and Blues NYC
The People Sing Howard Zinn
Nona Hendryx, Linda Diaz, Martha Redbone, Lama El Homaïssi & J. Hoard sing for celebrated author Howard Zinn (“The People’s History of the United States”) at the David Rubenstein Atrium in Lincoln Center on Thu, Mar 10 at 7:30pm. FREE. 🇺🇸
Mike Zito Band and Albert Castiglia play Blues guitar at the Iridium in the Times Square Theater District on Tue, Apr 12 at 8pm (6:30pm doors). $35. 🇨🇺🇮🇹
Everybody’s Got the Blues
Blues is the root of American popular music. From the Blues, we get Jazz, Swing, R&B, Rock, Hip-Hop and Trap.
The “Blue Note” is a diminished 7th that originates in North Africa.
Previous Blues NYC
Juanialys sings R&B at Drom in the East Village on Wed, Dec 15 at 7:30pm (7pm doors). $20. 🇵🇷
T.E.N.S. Black Sound of Brazil plays Brazilian R&B at Drom in the East Village on Wed, Dec 8 at 7pm. $20. 🇧🇷