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06/30/2015 - 08/14/2015

Tuesday, June 30
Tue 6/30 7:30 PM Tom's Place [3111 Deakin Street Berkeley]
On Tuesday, June 30 at 7:30pm, Tom's Place presents

A Musical Farrago with
Greg Goodman (piano),
George Cremaschi (bass) and
Gino Robair (percussion)  More...
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Tue 6/30 8:00 PM San Francisco Conservatory of Dance [301 8th St, San Francisco, California 94103]
SFCD Summer Dance Series In-Studio: MINIATURES by Sharp & Fine (with saxophonist Joshua Marshall)//COLLISIONS by Joy Prendergast

MINIATURES is a short work for three dancers, a series of small dances on the theme of relationships with spoken text from Shakespeare’s tragedies and comedies and music scored live by two different saxophonists, Joshua Marshall (June 29 & 30) and Aram Shelton (July 25).
Choreography by Megan and Shannon Kurashige. Dancers: Rachel Laws, Chelsea Reichert, Jane Selna.  More...
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Wednesday, July 1
Wed 7/01 8:00 PM The Nunnery [3016 25th. St SF]
Eye-Full Films and REEL CHANGE @ the Nunnery. Films by David Michalak plus music for experimental films by REEL CHANGE.  More...
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Wed 7/01 8:00 PM Berkeley Arts [2133 University Avenue Berkeley]
Ben Goldberg's Brainchild  More...
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Wed 7/01 9:30 PM Studio Grand [3234 Grand Ave, Oakland]
Oakland Freedom Jazz Society Presents Bristle + Bad Luck  More...
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Thursday, July 2
Thu 7/02 7:48 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
sfSoundSalonSeries: James Falzone: solo + RengaWest

Multi-faceted clarinetist/composer James Falzone is an acclaimed member of Chicago's jazz and creative improvised music scene. His Renga Ensemble draws draws together some of the most diverse and adventurous clarinet and saxophone players working in jazz and improvised music today, including the Bay Area's own Ben Goldberg. This special West Coast edition will involve an all-star local cast including Goldberg and sfSound's Matt Ingalls.  More...
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Friday, July 3
Fri 7/03 8:00 PM Jupiter [2181 Shattuck Ave. Berkeley]
Klaxon Mutant Jazz All Stars  More...
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Sunday, July 5
Sun 7/05 7:30 PM SIMM Series @ The Musicians Union Hall [Outsound Presents @ Musicians Union Hall 116 Ninth St @ Mission SF 94103]
The Deconstruction Orchestra
San Francisco-based composer-bandleader Josh Allen and his high-energy innovative 20+ piece Deconstruction Orchestra will perform a series of cell structure game compositions. Melding together post-modern, free jazz, non-idiomatic improvisation!
Larry Ochs on sopranino saxophone. Josh Marshall, Aaron Bennett, Dave Slusser, and Sam Flores on Tenor Saxophone. Rory Snyder, John Ingle, Nick Obando, and Rent Romus on alto saxophone. Dan Plonsey on bari saxophone. George Moore on trumpet. Collette McCaslin on cornet. Matt Gaspari on flugel horn. Matt Streich on trombone. Scott Sterling on bass trombone. Ron Heglin on tuba. John Finkbeiner on guitar. Kurt Ribak on bass. Tim Orr, and William Winant on drums  More...
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Tuesday, July 7
Tue 7/07 5:00 PM Hyde Street Pier and surrounding area [San Francisco]
95 RITUALS

Tuesday-Saturday, July 7-11, 5-8pm

No two showings the same; audience can come & go, or stay for the entire event.

The Hyde Street Pier normally closes at 5pm and will stay open late for the free 95 Rituals performances  More...
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Wednesday, July 8
Wed 7/08 5:00 PM Hyde Street Pier and surrounding area [San Francisco]
95 RITUALS

Tuesday-Saturday, July 7-11, 5-8pm

No two showings the same; audience can come & go, or stay for the entire event.

The Hyde Street Pier normally closes at 5pm and will stay open late for the free 95 Rituals performances  More...
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Thursday, July 9
Thu 7/09 5:00 PM Hyde Street Pier and surrounding area [San Francisco]
95 RITUALS

Tuesday-Saturday, July 7-11, 5-8pm

No two showings the same; audience can come & go, or stay for the entire event.

The Hyde Street Pier normally closes at 5pm and will stay open late for the free 95 Rituals performances  More...
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Thu 7/09 8:00 PM Luggage Store Creative Music Series [998 Market St. SF]
8:00pm Return of Uncle Ted's Photos
spontaneous non-notational composition using conduction technique created by Butch Morris
Ann O'Rourke (percussion, voice); Chaz Feathers (tenor sax); Cindy Webster (musical saw, accordion); Eric Saxby (ukulele); Jack Madden (bass trombone); Laurie BK (voice, frame drum); Sam Genovese (voice, pineapple, laptop); Ken Prokuski (conduction)

9:00pm Jaroba/Corcoran
Jaroba - woodwinds and invented instruments and electronics.
Kevin Corcoran - percussion and textural sounds  More...
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Thu 7/09 8:00 PM Berkeley Arts [2133 University Avenue Berkeley]
Goodheart, Cremaschi and Ingalls Trio

SPLENDOR GENERATOR

Maggi Payne (electronics, video)  More...
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Friday, July 10
Fri 7/10 5:00 PM Hyde Street Pier and surrounding area [San Francisco]
95 RITUALS

Tuesday-Saturday, July 7-11, 5-8pm

No two showings the same; audience can come & go, or stay for the entire event.

The Hyde Street Pier normally closes at 5pm and will stay open late for the free 95 Rituals performances  More...
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Fri 7/10 10:00 PM Studio Grand [3234 Grand Ave, Oakland]
10:00 PM: Oa
Hugh Behm-Steinberg: Voices/electronics
Matt Davignon: Voices/electronics

11:00 PM: Talk More
Aaron Oppenheim: Laptop-instrument
Shanna Sordahl: Cello and electronics
Andrew Weathers: Guitar and electronics  More...
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Saturday, July 11
Sat 7/11 5:00 PM Hyde Street Pier and surrounding area [San Francisco]
95 RITUALS

Tuesday-Saturday, July 7-11, 5-8pm

No two showings the same; audience can come & go, or stay for the entire event.

The Hyde Street Pier normally closes at 5pm and will stay open late for the free 95 Rituals performances  More...
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Sat 7/11 8:00 PM The Ridge Space [634 15th St Oakland]
MUTED CINEMA: A Maya Deren Tribute

An Intimate Night of Sound + Film.

Muted Cinema is a (bi)monthly sound and film series. To display and bring together distinguish sounds from different sonic subcultures, selected works in silent/muted films are presented with live scores performed by existing ensembles + projects of experimental, chamber, electronic compositions + improvisations.  More...
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Sat 7/11 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Punto G: Los dos Guillermos

Guillermo Gómez-Peña and Guillermo Galindo (gal*in_dog) present a rare evening of “real time” electronic music composition, wild spoken word & performance art.  More...
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Sat 7/11 8:00 PM Awaken Cafe [1429 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612]
Grex, Cash Pony + Denny Denny Breakfast @ Awaken Cafe

Set #1: Denny Denny Breakfast - oddball pop (Eli Wallace-keys, Karl Evangelista/Will Redmond-gtrs, Jason Gillenwater-sax, Theo Padouvas-tpt, Matt Hettich-elec, Bob LaDue-vox/perc, Andrew Maguire-perc)

Set #2: Grex - art rock/psychedelic/free jazz (Karl Evangelista-gtr/vox, Rei Scampavia-keys/vox, Robert Lopez-dms)

Set #3: Cash Pony - prog rock/experimental rock  More...
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Sunday, July 12
Sun 7/12 7:30 PM SIMM Series @ The Musicians Union Hall [Outsound Presents @ Musicians Union Hall 116 Ninth St @ Mission SF 94103]
7:30pm neem
gabby fluke-mogul - violin
k. kipperman - bass
8:30pm Noertker/Oi Duo
Mark Oi - electric guitar
Bill Noertker - electric bass  More...
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Tuesday, July 14
Tue 7/14 7:30 PM Omni Commons [4799 Shattuck Avenue, Oakland]
Active Music Series presents
Thingamajigs Performance Group
Kasey Knudsen
+tba  More...
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Wednesday, July 15
Wed 7/15 7:52 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
sfSoundSalonSeries: Cartilaginous Music: sfSoundGroup + Chris Burns and Weston Olencki

For sfSound's mid-summer freakout, they brazenly problematize instrumentalism, embodiment, and the piece-hood of a piece. Co-founder-made-good Chris Burns and post-trombone monster Weston Olencki join sfSoundGroup in a program of works by Burns, Pierluigi Billone, and Evan Johnson, culminating in an irresponsible evocation of John Cage's ghost for a free fantasia on Cartridge Music (1960).  More...
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Thursday, July 16
Thu 7/16 7:30 PM Berkeley Arts [2133 University Avenue Berkeley]
Free World - 3rd Thursdays

Curated by India Cooke, violin and Lewis Jordan, saxophone  More...
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Saturday, July 18
Sat 7/18 8:00 PM Berkeley Arts [2133 University Avenue Berkeley]
Golden Path CD release concert  More...
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Sunday, July 19
Sun 7/19 7:30 PM Temescal Art Center [511 48th Street Oakland]
Doors That Only Open in Silence #7. The monthly series of improvisation research at Temescal Arts Center continues. Bring your instrument or just your ears. Small groups will be randomly assembled from submitted names, and there will be a full set by TBA.  More...
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Thursday, July 23
Thu 7/23 8:00 PM LSG Creative Music Series @ 509 Cultural Gallery [509 Ellis Street SF]
8pm Bleeding Vector
Eric Vogler- guitar, Lorin Benedict- voice
9pm Aurélie Lierman - solo voice  More...
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Friday, July 24
Fri 7/24 7:30 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Kate Campbell + Anne Rainwater [don’t be a stranger series #1]

Brilliant local pianists Kate Campbell and Anne Rainwater play game-based music by Rozalie Hirs, György Kurtág, John Zorn, and an immersive collaboration with Danny Clay. Pre-concert party with the artists begins at 7:30; music proper begins around 8.  More...
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Saturday, July 25
Sat 7/25 7:45 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Black Spirituals, Charles Barabé, Jean-Sébastien Truchy, Black Givre the best of the Bay Area and Montreal's experimental music and video scene will descend on San Francisco's Center For New Music, Saturday, July 25, $5-$10 sliding/FREE for members of CNM.  More...
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Sunday, July 26
Sun 7/26 2:00 PM Community Music Center [544 Capp Street SF]
14th Annual Outsound New Music Summit
The Serge Modulator
An exploratory discussion and demonstration on the use and history of the Serge with Lx Rudis, Doug Lynner, Dmitri Nikolai Svistula  More...
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Sun 7/26 7:00 PM Community Music Center [544 Capp Street SF]
14th Annual Outsound New Music Summit
Touch the Gear Expo
A hands-on experience of sound producing gear, computers, instruments, and inventions!  More...
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Sun 7/26 8:00 PM The Lab [2948 16th St SF]
Marshall DunkelpeK (DunkelpeK + Joshua Marshall)  More...
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Sun 7/26 8:00 PM Berkeley Arts [2133 University Avenue Berkeley]
Karl Alfonso Evangelista Song & Dance Quartet

Karl Evangelista-guitar
Jordan Glenn-drums
Cory Wright-saxophone
Myles Boisen-electric bass  More...
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Monday, July 27
Mon 7/27 7:00 PM Community Music Center [544 Capp Street SF]
14th Annual Outsound New Music Summit
Creative Music Media
Opening Reception for the Photography of Peter B Kaars, discussion panel, and a rare screening of Noisy People a film by Tim Perkis  More...
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Wednesday, July 29
Wed 7/29 7:30 PM Community Music Center [544 Capp Street SF]
14th Annual Outsound New Music Summit
Quiet Noise(the art of sculpting sound from metal, wood, and earth)
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Machine Shop: A Live Amplified Gong Experience
Karen Stackpole: Gongs
Drew Webster: Live Mixing, Analog Effects Processing and Electronics

Cheryl Leonard natural-object instruments, Japanese bowl gongs, field recordings  More...
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Thursday, July 30
Thu 7/30 7:30 PM Community Music Center [544 Capp Street SF]
14th Annual Outsound New Music Summit
Comprovisation(the art of compositional improvisation)
Tickets for 14th Annual Outsound New Music Summit

Vacuum Tree Head Jason Berry, Amanda Chaudhary, Richard Corny, Michael de la Cuesta, Richard Lesnik, Justin Markovits, Amy X Neuburg, Stephen Wright
Lisa Mezzacappa: avantNOIR w/Bait & Switch
Aaron Bennet, John Finkbeiner, Lisa Mezzacappa, Jordan Glenn, William Winant, Tim Perkis
Cabbages, Captain, & King
Jon Arkin, Karl Evangelista, Eli Wallace  More...
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Friday, July 31
Fri 7/31 7:30 PM Community Music Center [544 Capp Street SF]
14th Annual Outsound New Music Summit
Electro-Plate(a sonic journey down the twisted road of electronic music)
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Smooth, Stepped & RandomLX Rudis, Doug Lynner, and Dmitri SFO - Original and Custom Serge Synthesizer Ensemble
INSTAGON [mixer set] Analouge Electronics Ensemble
LOB [Sacramento], Thomas Dimuzio [SF], Jack Hertz [Pacifica], Marc Schneider (Medicine Cabinet) [Tracy], Tim White (AA23) [Berkeley], Andrew Wayne (Chopstick) [Sacramento]
Aaron Oppenheim/Thea Farhadian /Tim Perkis - Digital Ensemble  More...
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Saturday, August 1
Sat 8/01 7:30 PM Community Music Center [544 Capp Street SF]
14th Annual Outsound New Music Summit
Vision Music (film through the lens of extended music)
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Bill Hsu/James Fei/Gino Robair
Tender Buttons Tania Chen, Gino Robair, Tom Djll
Bridge of Crows
Mika Pontecorvo, Elijah Pontecorvo, Kersti Abrams, Greg Baker, Mark Pino, Mariko Miyakawa, Bob Marsh  More...
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Sat 8/01 8:00 PM Great American Music Hall [859 O'Farrell St SF]
Celebrating their 15th anniversary of worldwide touring, Fanna presents the ancient sufi tradition of qawwali with deep devotion & ecstatic rhythms.  More...
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Monday, August 3
Mon 8/03 9:00 PM Make-Out Room [3225 22nd St SF]
Marco Eneidi's Shattered

With Lisa Mezzacappa - contra bass
and Vijay Anderson - drums  More...
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Thursday, August 6
Thu 8/06 8:00 PM LSG Creative Music Series @ 509 Cultural Gallery [509 Ellis Street SF]
8pm TBA
9pm Marco Eneidi's
Two Toe alto saxophone/drum duo series
with Donald Robinson  More...
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Sunday, August 9
Sun 8/09 7:30 PM SIMM Series @ The Musicians Union Hall [Outsound Presents @ Musicians Union Hall 116 Ninth St @ Mission SF 94103]
7:30pm Brett Carson - solo piano and spoken word
8:30pm Noertker's Moxie
Annelise Zamula - alto sax, flute
Eli Wallace - piano
Bill Noertker - contrabass
Jordan Glenn - drums  More...
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