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3 soulful live performances in New York City this weekend

3 soulful live performances in New York City this weekend
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By Hoodline - Published on March 14, 2019.

If you love live music, there's no time like the present when it comes to getting out and about in New York City. From a West African vocalist to a soulful rock 'n' roll singer, here are the local shows worth checking out this weekend.

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Habib Koité at (Le) Poisson Rouge

First up, head to Le Poisson Rouge on Friday night to see Habib Koite, a West African singer-songwriter, guitarist and composer who honors the nation's culture and history through music. He'll be joined in concert by Bassekou Kouyate, another West African musical superstar.

When: Friday, March 15, 7-10 p.m.
Where: (Le) Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker St.
Admission: $30
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Ghost-Note at (Le) Poisson Rouge

Come Saturday night, Ghost-Note takes center stage at (Le) Poisson Rouge. The futuristic funk band channels influences from Prince, Snoop Dogg, Erykah Badu and more hip-hop and soul artists. Expect to hear songs from the band's 2018 album, "Swagism."

When: Saturday, March 16, 6:30-10 p.m.
Where: (Le) Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker St.
Admission: $20
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Sunni Colon at National Sawdust

Finally, check out singer, songwriter and record producer Sunni Colon this Sunday at National Sawdust. The LA-based artist is known for his smooth combination of soul and rock 'n' roll music, and has written tracks for popular shows like "Insecure," "Dear White People" and HBO's "Ballers."

When: Sunday, March 17, 8-10 p.m.
Where: National Sawdust, 80 N. Sixth St.
Admission: $20
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