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85TH CD Release Show

09/07/12

B.B. King Blues Club & Grill

237 W. 42nd St. (7-8 Aves.) Map

212-997-4144

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85th is a hip-hop collective that got its start in Woodhaven, Queens. The group consists of rappers 21 Quest, Eleagle, Matt Cronin, and DGoD, along with producer Ken-I. Together, these rappers incorporate into their music influences from poetry, spoken word, battle rapping, and music showcases. 85th has performed at The Apollo Theater, Webster Hall, CUNY and SUNY Colleges, and right here at B.B. King Blues Club. The outfit also recently opened up for Slum Village at The Knitting Factory, flew to Germany for the Bronx/Berlin Connection, made it to the finals of the Knicks Poetry Slam, and were featured on the MSG Channel. In other words, these guys have been keeping busy. Join the greatest unsigned rappers from Queens tonight as they celebrate the release of their latest album.

Venue Description: A throwback to the fabled days of New York nightclubs, B.B. King Blues Club & Grill features top-caliber music stars and an American Continental menu with a Southern flair. The Showcase Room has video screens and state-of-the-art sound, table seating, a bar where you can snack and listen, and a dance floor. The Beatles Brunch is offered every Saturday at noon (doors at 11am), and doors open for the Gospel Brunch every Sunday at 12:30pm with music at 1:30pm.

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Air Supply - 02/23/17

Air Supply - 02/23/17

John Nemeth - 02/23/17

Buika - 02/24/17

Female Rising Star of Blues Rock! Sari Schorr - 02/24/17

A Decade of Soul Classic Soul & Motown Revue - 02/25/17

Cameo Feat. Larry Blackmon W/ Dj Mitch - 02/25/17

The Ultimate Beatles Tribute in Full Costume Beatles Brunch with Strawberry Fields - 02/25/17

Harlem Gospel Choir - 02/26/17

Corky Laing Plays Mountain & Kofi Baker Plays Cream - 02/26/17

A Decade of Soul Classic Soul & Motown Revue - 02/26/17

Peter Valera & the Jump Blues Band - 02/26/17

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony - 02/27/17

Jon Paris - 02/27/17

5th Annual 'Funky Fat Tuesday' Celebration W/ George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic Mardi Gras Madness Tour - 02/28/17

B.B. King Blues Club All*Stars Feat. the Harlem Blues Project - 02/28/17

David Cassidy - 03/04/17

Larry Kirwan (Black 47) and Friends - 03/17/17

Buddy Guy - 05/19/17 - 05/20/17

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