Made in the Shade 2017

Kat Wright and the Indomitable Soul Band will be there in June.

The Made in the Shade series of free lunchtime concerts on the Empire State Plaza starts a new season in June 7. The concerts are Wednesday at noon underneath The Egg (thus the name).

Here's the lineup...

All blurbage via The Egg.

June 7: New Breed Brass Band
The New Breed Brass Band lives and breathes the culture of Louisiana, bringing a modern sensibility to the time honored brass band tradition

June 14: Kat Wright
A voice that is at once sultry and dynamic, delicate yet powerful, Kat Wright presides over the new school R&B of the Indomitable Soul Band.

June 21: Orkesta Mendoza
Orkesta Mendoza plays their unique brand of "Indie Mambo" music performed on Latin percussion, accordion, brass, and steel guitars.

June 28: The Big Takeover
The Big Takeover performs Jamaican reggae spiced with American soul

July 5: Adam Ezra Group
Adam Ezra leads this contemporary indie-folk-rock band well known for its passion for smart, well written lyrics, tight musicianship and exciting live performances

July 12: Beg, Steal or Borrow
Beg, Steal or Borrow plays bluegrass and newgrass inspired by the classic "Old & in the Way" band

July 19: Joe Louis Walker
The powerhouse guitar virtuoso and boundary-pushing icon of modern blues, Joe Louis Walker performs with his band.

July 26: Ajkun Ballet Theatre
Ajkun Ballet Theatre mixes contemporary repertory and traditional ballets including an excerpt from Sleeping Beauty.

August 2: Incendio
Incendio plays a global fusion of Flamenco, classical, jazz, rock, and Celtic music.

August 9: The Soul Rebels
The Soul Rebels play pop tunes performed New Orleans marching band style, and stirred up with funk and soul with elements of hip hop, jazz and rock.

August 16: Roosevelt Dime
Roosevelt Dime plays a modern Americana mix steeped in Dixieland, blues, bluegrass and jug band music.

August 23: The Sweetback Sisters
The Sweetback Sisters bring honky-tonk harmony from the golden age of country music.

August 30: Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company
A creative tour-de-force for over a quarter century, Ellen Sinopoli offers modern dance performed by her company of compelling, athletic and versatile dancers.

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