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12/13/2017 - 01/27/2018

Wednesday, December 13
Wed 12/13 7:30 PM Canessa Gallery [708 Montgomery St SF]
For our December show, Canessa Gallery is excited to present a night of experimental electronic music featuring Michael Gendreau, Thomas Dimuzio and Wayne Grim + Rachel Smith.  More...
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Wed 12/13 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Undercurrents: [Switch~] plays Romitelli, Garifzyanova, Ko, Diez-Fischer, and more

A new music ensemble for the 21st Century, the [Switch~ Ensemble] performs a concert of solo and chamber ensemble works with electronics. Featuring music by Fausto Romitelli, Tonia Ko, Santiago Diez-Fischer, Elvira Garifzyanova, and more.  More...
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Wed 12/13 8:00 PM SAFEhouse Arts [145 Eddy St Near Powell St BART, at Eddy and Mason.]
A short set of music with new band, Never Weather led by Dillon Vado on drums, leading into an extended dance improvisation with vibraphone also by Dillon Vado. Three dancers are Hien Huynh, Malia Byrne, and Kristen Rulifson. Incredible music and dancing, in a really laid back space, BYOB and come celebrate the opening of this new space!  More...
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Wed 12/13 9:30 PM Ivy Room [860 San Pablo Ave Albany]
Ivy Room Improv/ Experimental Hootenanny with Dirty Snacks Ensemble  More...
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Thursday, December 14
Thu 12/14 7:30 PM Tom's Place [3111 Deakin Street Berkeley]
On Thursday, December 14 at 7:30pm, Tom's Place presents

Spirit (percussion)
with Bruce Ackley (sax)
and with William Winant (percussion)

Tom's Place
3111 Deakin Street, Berkeley CA
Directions: http://4-33.com/directions.html
Information: http://4-33.com/toms-place/index.html

Admission: donation. All proceeds go directly to the musicians.
Doors open at 7:00. Wheelchair accessible.  More...
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Thu 12/14 7:30 PM Exploratorium [Pier 15 Embarcadero at Green St SF]
Paul Clipson/Zachary Watkins: Black Field

The films of PAUL CLIPSON offer viewers glimpses into alternate worlds, referencing lived spaces and familiar landscapes made shockingly uncanny through Clipson’s masterful rendering of light and color through elaborate use of superimposition and visual abstraction.  More...
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Thu 12/14 8:00 PM Ivy Room [860 San Pablo Ave Albany]
Damn Skippy: John Schott, Will Bernard, Scott Amendola, w/ Zach Ostroff  More...
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Thu 12/14 8:00 PM Luggage Store Creative Music Series [1007 Market Street SF]
8:15: The Blues
8:45pm: Gabby Fluke-Mogul - violin
Matt Robidoux - guitar
9:15pm: Tyler J. Borden (from San Diego) - Cello
Madison Greenstone - Clarinets
Jacob Felix Heule - percussion  More...
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Thu 12/14 8:30 PM Hemlock Tavern [1131 Polk Street SF]
Grex, Inward Creature, Sloth & Turtle

Grex-Karl Evangelista, Rei Scampavia
Inward Creature-Miles Wick, Jordan Glenn, Alex Rather

Raging, unpredictable sounds at SF’s Hemlock Tavern, featuring the fiery, free jazz-inflected evangelism of Oakland art rock band Grex, indie rock powerhouses Inward Creature, and Santa Rosa experimental/math rock group Sloth & Turtle.  More...
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Friday, December 15
Fri 12/15 1:00 PM LinkedIn SF Live Streaming [Only invited guests but it will be streamed live.]
Linkedin staff and invited Guests will be playing live their modular synths from one of the top conference room in SF. This will be broadcasted live on Facebook.  More...
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Fri 12/15 7:00 PM Adobe Books [3130 24th St SF]
Tyler J. Borden - https://tylerjborden.com/

Anastasia Clarke - http://anastasiaclarke.info/
Sally Decker - http://sallydecker.net/

Chris Whitley - http://www.christopherwhitleyviolin.com/

Hosted by Ben Tinker  More...
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Fri 12/15 7:30 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
David Harrington & Friends  More...
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Fri 12/15 8:00 PM The Lab [2948 16th St SF]
Wadada Leo Smith: CREATE

A festival dedicated to the music of Wadada Leo Smith. It is a source for premiering new and existing works, and the celebration of information through seminars, video and film presentation. This is to instill information that will address the historical and inspirational sources of the new works.  More...
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Saturday, December 16
Sat 12/16 3:00 PM Maybeck Studio for the Performing Arts [1537 Euclid Ave. Berkeley]
Clarinet Thing: Ellington & Others

Clarinet Thing will be performing suites by members and arrangements of works by Ellington, Monk, Herbie Nichols, Carla Bley, Jimmy Giuffre, and others.

Seating is limited. Get your required online reservation here.  More...
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Sat 12/16 8:00 PM The Lab [2948 16th St SF]
Wadada Leo Smith: CREATE

A festival dedicated to the music of Wadada Leo Smith. It is a source for premiering new and existing works, and the celebration of information through seminars, video and film presentation. This is to instill information that will address the historical and inspirational sources of the new works.  More...
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Sunday, December 17
Sun 12/17 7:30 PM Temescal Arts Center [511 48th Street Oakland]
Doors That Only Open in Silence (open participation workshop in free improvisation)

The monthly series of improvisation research at Temescal Arts Center continues. Bring your instrument or come to listen. No advance notice needed — just show up. Small groups will be randomly assembled from submitted names immediately before each group plays. We try to keep transition time between groups at a minimum. Audience & participants encouraged to donate some cash for space rental. Over by 10pm.

Early session meets at 5 PM to work on The Witness by Pauline Oliveros, and Search & Reflect by John Stevens.  More...
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Monday, December 18
Mon 12/18 7:30 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Andrew Jamieson: Holidays Deconstructed

"Holiday" music. By experimenting musicians.  More...
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Mon 12/18 9:30 PM Studio Grand [3234 Grand Ave, Oakland]
Oakland Freedom Jazz Society: John Krausbauer & T.J. Borden Duo  More...
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Tuesday, December 19
Tue 12/19 8:00 PM The Independent [628 Divisadero San Francisco]
Charlie Hunter Trio featuring Silvana Estrada
Harry Duncan  More...
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Wednesday, December 20
Wed 12/20 8:00 PM Peacock Lounge [552 Haight]
Michael Gendreau, Victoria Shen, Vankmen, Painting with Statue  More...
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Thursday, December 21
Thu 12/21 8:00 PM The Back Room [1984 Bonita Ave Berkeley]
Sheldon Brown/Ben Goldberg Quartet, featuring Michael Vatcher  More...
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Thu 12/21 8:00 PM Luggage Store Creative Music Series [1007 Market Street SF]
8:00 pm Plutonian Burritto
Charles Pagano - percussion, Scott Bazar - guitar, electric pitchfork, electronics
9:00 pm bran(...)pos  More...
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Thu 12/21 8:30 PM Starline Social Club [2236 Martin Luther King Oakland]
Fred Frith Trio w/ IMA & Watkins/ Peacock  More...
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Friday, December 22
Fri 12/22 8:00 PM Gray Area Art And Technology [2665 Mission St. SF]
Antidote Tour - Daedelus, Mono/Poly, Free The Robots

https://grayarea.org/event/antidote-tourdaedelus-monopol-free-the-robots/  More...
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Tuesday, December 26
Tue 12/26 7:00 PM Octopus Literary Salon [2101 Webster St. #170 Oakland]
Dialectical Imagination (Eli Wallace & Rob Pumpelly) celebrates the release of their second album, The Angel and the Brute Sing Songs of Wrath, with the Ben Cohen trio and Jack Radsliff trio  More...
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Tue 12/26 8:00 PM Ivy Room [860 San Pablo Ave Albany]
Peter Apfelbaum's Sparkler  More...
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Wednesday, January 3
Wed 1/03 8:00 PM Ivy Room [860 San Pablo Ave Albany]
Turning Into A Butterfly - Zachary Ostroff & Scott Amendola  More...
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Saturday, January 6
Sat 1/06 8:00 PM First Presbyterian Church San Anselmo [72 Kensington Road San Anselmo, CA 94960]
Premiere Saxophone Quartet plays Bach, Bernstein, Gershwin, and more on Jan 6th!  More...
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Thursday, January 11
Thu 1/11 8:00 PM Luggage Store Creative Music Series [1007 Market Street SF]
8:15pm: Snickers (Howard Ryan - viola/electronics)
8:45pm: Gabby Yi Wen - Electronics (30 minute set)
9:30pm: Silo Homes (Matt Carney - guitar/voice/electronics)  More...
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Friday, January 12
Fri 1/12 9:00 PM Bird & Beckett Books and Records [653 Chenery St. SF]
Reasons For Moving + Special Guest Allison Miller

Darren Johnston - trumpet
Larry Ochs - tenor/sopranino sax
Fred Frith - guitar
Allison Miller - drums  More...
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Saturday, January 13
Sat 1/13 7:30 PM The Red Poppy Art House [2698 Folsom St @23rd St SF]
Bye Bye Bartok - classic themes by great symphonic and chamber composers reimagined

Darren Johnston - trumpet
Matt Renzi - woodwinds
Adam Shulman - piano
Eric Vogler - bass  More...
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Sunday, January 14
Sun 1/14 7:30 PM SIMM Series @ The Musicians Union Hall [116 9th St @ Mission SF]
7:45pm Duo Jones Feona/Staiano Moe!
Moe! Staiano - percussion Feona Jones - piano
8:30pm Peter Kuhn Quartet
Peter Kuhn – woodwinds/Chris Brown – piano/Scott Walton – bass/Kjell Nordeson – percussion  More...
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Friday, January 19
Fri 1/19 7:30 PM San Francisco Conservatory of Music [50 Oak St. SF]
In a special guest appearance, maverick vocalist and composer Meredith Monk joins SFCMP for a performance and discussion of two of her works, Ellis Island for duo pianos and Cave Song from her film project The Book of Days.
Also on the program are Zorn’s “Cobra” and Frederic Rzewski’s “Les Moutons de Panurge", which engage the large-ensemble energies of the performers to create unheard-of possibilities. Completing the program are Pulitzer Prize finalist Don Byron's 7 Etudes, and two works by Bay Area composers, Under the Rug by Ryan Brown, and Twist for guitar and violin by Vivian Fung.  More...
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Saturday, January 20
Sat 1/20 8:30 PM The Lab [2948 16th St SF]
Witness: Tashi Wada compositions performed by Charles Curtis, Dafne Vicente-Sandoval, Wada, and Julia Holter  More...
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Sunday, January 21
Sun 1/21 3:00 PM Maybeck Studio for the Performing Arts [1537 Euclid Ave. Berkeley]
Jenny Maybee’s “eloquent and heart stopping” piano playing and vocals have been hailed as “expertly balanced,” with her voice described as “exquisite” and “in the same league” as Billie Holiday, and her piano stylings compared to Keith Jarrett, Chick Corea, McCoy Tyner, and Cecil Taylor. Jenny's performance at Maybeck Studio will feature her new compositions, with Shimpei Ogawa on bass.  More...
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Sun 1/21 7:30 PM Temescal Arts Center [511 48th Street Oakland]
Doors That Only Open in Silence (open participation workshop in free improvisation)

The monthly series of improvisation research at Temescal Arts Center continues. Bring your instrument or come to listen. No advance notice needed — just show up. Small groups will be randomly assembled from submitted names immediately before each group plays. We try to keep transition time between groups at a minimum. Audience & participants encouraged to donate some cash for space rental. Over by 10pm.  More...
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