New Stew Record! New Negro Problem Record!


Next Monday, June 18, is the must see music event of the Summer for fans and friends of Stew & The Negro Problem.

This is a one-night-only, special concert performance and celebration, it will be hosted by (le) poisson rouge in the West Village, and they’ll be talking about it for years to come.
DO NOT miss out.

Minimum Age: 18+

Doors Open: 7:00PM / Show Time: 8:00PM
Event Ticket: $25 / Day of Show: $30


Marty Beller, Ato Blankson-Wood, Kenny Brawner, David Cale, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Dana Lyn, Urbano Sanchez, Art Terry


Developed at The Public Theater, the legendary incubator that spawned Hamilton and Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, The Total Bent has been hailed by the New York Times as “blazingly entertaining with a sensational score which blends elements of the blues, gospel, funk and throbbing guitar-driven rock; an ecstatic combination of revival meeting and rock concert.” This companion album features twenty-seven songs from the acclaimed production performed by Stew & The Negro Problem.


Defying genres and expectations, the explosive score and galvanizing lyrics of Notes of a Native Song explore the darker and more complicated aspects of inspirational literary rock star James Baldwin’s life and work. Combining Stew’s incisive, hilarious, and harrowing storytelling with Jazz, blues riffs, and driving rock, the eleven tracks featured on this new recording become “meditations on Baldwin’s themes—of the comfort of exile, of the anger and pain that being black in America can inspire, of work that blends myth, mystery and imagined history.” (The New York Times).

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