More Music & Fun at Winter’s Eve

Charlotte Sometimes – Jessica Charlotte Poland, better known as Charlotte Sometimes, is an alternative pop-folk singer/songwriter. A New Jersey native, Charlotte started playing the guitar when she was 14 and began writing and performing her own compositions. In 2008 Charlotte released her debut album Waves and the Both of Us and was named one of the “100 Bands You Need To Know” by Alternative Press MagazineThe New York Times has said “Her style earns her instant attention.” Charlotte was also in the TOP 24 of The Voice Season 2.  She has toured with artists Gavin Degraw, Pat Monahan, and Butch Walker, and has participated in the 2008 Vans Warped Tour. She self -released two EPs in 2010 and 2011 and will be releasing a new Album, Circus Head, this fall. Location: Century 21 Department Store, 1972 Broadway at 66th Street, 6:30pm and 7:45pm

The Yaz Band – Performing at various venues throughout the New York Metro Area, including MTA’s “Music Under New York” series and Lincoln Center Out of Doors, the four-piece Yaz Band was formed by Yasuyiki Takagi in 1992. A native of Osaka, Japan, “Yaz” and his band play classic R&B songs (including works by Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, and Earth Wind & Fire), as well as original instrumental tunes. Based in Brooklyn, Yaz has amassed a collection of original, buzz-worthy smooth jazz tunes.  Location: Gracious Home, 1992 Broadway at 67th Street, 6:00pm and 7:00pm

Bach Vespers – From the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Bach Vespers offers audiences the unique historic experience of hearing full Bach cantatas steeped in the German Baroque tradition. Catch them on Winter’s Eve, and if you’d like to attend Bach Vespers in their original setting at Holy Trinity, please note that they are free and open to the public. These lovely  vespers feature organ music, choral motets, chamber music and hymn singing. Location: Bed Bath and Beyond, 1934 Broadway between 64th and 65th Streets, 7:00pm- 8:30pm

The Potash Twins – The Potash Twins are twin 18 year old “up and coming” horn players that use their talents to entertain audiences of genres,  including Jazz, Hip-Hop and Funk. Ezra and Adeev Potash showcase original compositions of instrumental funk, jazz and hip-hop with the unusual combination of Bass Trombone and a screaming lead Trumpet. Ezra and Adeev Potash are known between celebrity musicians as “The Twins.”  They’re reputation for being smooth talkers has led them to have lessons with musicians like Wynton Marsalis, Chris Botti, Jon Faddis, Wayne Bergeron and many more. They have shared the stage with groups like the renowned rock band 311 and perform regularly with the Mike Gurciullo Las Vegas Lab Band. Location: Raymour and Flanigan, 1961 Broadway at 66th Street, All evening