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05/23/2019 - 07/07/2019

Thursday, May 23
Thu 5/23 7:30 PM CCRMA [660 Lomita Dr, Stanford, CA 94305]
Liveware is an audiovisual ensemble consisting of Shawn Lawson (graphics) and Michael Century (music), with Jeremy Stewart processing both graphics and sound using machine learning algorithms. Lawson is an expert practitioner of live-coding with graphics languages and environments he developed. Century performs on piano and accordion, and uses software he developed allowing live manipulations of performed material on both instruments.  More...
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Thu 5/23 8:00 PM Luggage Store Creative Music Series [1007 Market Street SF]
8:15 pm Infinexhuma - dark ambient/industrial
9:00 pm 99 HOOKER - Kaoss Enhancer
feat. Hitomi Honda - keyboard, Akio Mokuno - electro-acoustical live processing  More...
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Thu 5/23 8:00 PM Land and Sea [5428 San Pablo Ave, Oakland]
Anne Guthrie
Gretchen Jude & Kevin Corcoran - Hirakito CD release
Matt Davignon  More...
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Friday, May 24
Fri 5/24 7:00 PM Adobe Books [3130 24th St SF]
John Bischoff / Nishi-Smith & Wobbly / CORUSCANT  More...
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Saturday, May 25
Sat 5/25 8:00 PM Berkeley Finnsh Hall [1970 Chestnut St. Berkeley]
The Berkeley Finnish Heritage Society and Bay Area composers Rent Romus & Heikki Koskinen’s present Manala
A contemporary avant-garde musical adventure inspired by the mythic prose of cultural liberation and identity found in Finnish and Finno-Ugric folklore and shamanic traditions:
Mark Clifford - vibraphone, gabby fluke-mogul - violin, Max Judelson - double bass, Heikki "Mike" Kosikinen - e-trumpet, tenor recorder, kantele, Cheryl E. Leonard - natural inventions, percussion, cello, Joshua Marshall - tenor & soprano saxophones, Timothy Orr- drums, percussion , Rent Romus - alto & soprano saxophone, flutes, kantele, bells, Safa Shokrai - double bass
Advance Tickets available at Eventbrite  More...
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Sat 5/25 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
V.L.P. (Vlatkovich, Liebig, and Powell) and the Ochs-Robinsonn Duo team up for a double bill of free improvised music at Center for New Music.  More...
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Sunday, May 26
Sun 5/26 8:00 PM Berkeley Finnsh Hall [1970 Chestnut St. Berkeley]
The Berkeley Finnish Heritage Society and Bay Area composers Rent Romus & Heikki Koskinen’s present Manala
A contemporary avant-garde musical adventure inspired by the mythic prose of cultural liberation and identity found in Finnish and Finno-Ugric folklore and shamanic traditions:
Mark Clifford - vibraphone, gabby fluke-mogul - violin, Max Judelson - double bass, Heikki "Mike" Kosikinen - e-trumpet, tenor recorder, kantele, Cheryl E. Leonard - natural inventions, percussion, cello, Joshua Marshall - tenor & soprano saxophones, Timothy Orr- drums, percussion , Rent Romus - alto & soprano saxophone, flutes, kantele, bells, Safa Shokrai - double bass
Advance Tickets available at Eventbrite  More...
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Monday, May 27
Mon 5/27 8:00 PM Make-Out Room [3225 22nd St SF]
The Monday Make-Out II
The cutting edge of Bay Area jazz and improvised music--

Set #1: Jonathan Kay/Jordan Glenn Duo (improvised music)
Jonathan Kay-sax, Jordan Glenn-drums

Set #2: RDL+ (modern jazz)
Doug Lee-bass, Ruthie Dineen-piano/accordion, Luis Salcedo-guitar

Set #3: Dave Slusser's Lost Planet (modern jazz/rock)
David Slusser - winds, keys, Len Paterson & Steve Clarke - guitars, Thomas Scandura - drums  More...
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Mon 5/27 9:30 PM Pro Arts [150 Frank H Ogawa Plz Oakland]
Kretzmer/Mezzacappa/Nordson & John Saint Pelvyn Group  More...
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Wednesday, May 29
Thursday, May 30
Thu 5/30 7:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
The Black Cedar Trio presents the winners of their 2018 Commissioning Competition: "Tres Colores" by Chilean composer Javier Contreras, "In The Spring" by San Jose composer Andre Gueziec, and "Out of Nothing" by Minnesota composer Victoria Malawey.  More...
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Thu 5/30 8:00 PM Luggage Store Creative Music Series [1007 Market Street SF]
8:15 pm Josh Allen - tenor saxophone
9:00 pm Josh Martin - electric bass  More...
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Thu 5/30 8:30 PM Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture - Gallery 308 [2 Marina Blvd SF]
Edward Schocker’s Crossing Ensemble: Self_less

Self_Less is a new musical work by Edward Schocker and The Crossing Ensemble that examines our "sense of self" while questioning the uniformity of these perceived feelings.

More Info  More...
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Saturday, June 1
Sat 6/01 7:00 PM Bridge Storage and ArtSpace [23 Maine Avenue, Richmond, CA 94804]
This live music event features Contraption Quartet + Pet the Tiger. Doors at 7pm, Music at 7:30pm. Refreshments will be available for purchase. TICKETS: https://contraption-tiger.eventbrite.com  More...
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Sat 6/01 8:30 PM Temescal Arts Center [511 48th Street Oakland]
DO-OVER Music Series #6: duo B. Experimental Band + Ryan Pate, solo guitar

duo B. Experimental Band
Polly Moller Springhorn, flutes
Randy McKean, alto sax/clarinets
Cory Wright, clarinets/tenor saxophone
Joshua Marshall, tenor saxophone
Theo Padouvas, trumpet
gabby fluke-mogul, violin
Murray Campbell, violin/oboe
Shanna Sordahl, cello
John Finkbeiner, guitar
Lisa Mezzacappa, bass
Kjell Nordeson, percussion
Jason Levis, drums

$10 admission/NOTAFLOF  More...
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Sunday, June 2
Sun 6/02 5:00 PM Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive [2155 Center St. Berkeley]
Oakland-based computer music composer and performer Madalyn Merkey presents a new solo composition that operates in interaction with the ambient sounds of the BAMPFA space to generate sonic responses.  More...
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Sun 6/02 5:30 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Celebrating love this month, gather with the All Ears Interfaith Sangha to perform Pauline Oliveros' Worldwide Tuning Meditation, and Heart Chant, and sonic meditations led by Andrew Jamieson (andrewbarnesjamieson.com) and Soyinka Rahim (https://www.bibolove.us)  More...
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Monday, June 3
Mon 6/03 9:00 PM Pro Arts [150 Frank H Ogawa Plz Oakland]
Goldberg/Ferreira & Djll/Fluke-Mogul/Glenn/Perkis  More...
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Wednesday, June 5
Wed 6/05 8:00 PM The Back Room [1984 Bonita Ave Berkeley]
Trance Mission

Formed by world-renowned didgeridoo pioneer and multi-instrumentalist Stephen Kent and award-winning clarinetist and composer Beth Custer, the San Francisco-based “4th World” band Trance Mission makes genre-bending music perhaps best described as a new form of contemporary global jazz, with driving intricate rhythms & gorgeous soaring melodies – worldly and otherworldly soundscapes that invite audiences into a unique universe of groove and new possibility in music.  More...
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Thursday, June 6
Thu 6/06 7:30 PM CCRMA [660 Lomita Dr, Stanford, CA 94305]
"Works for Listening" is a series of electroacoustic works by Tine Surel Lange developed at Notam (NO), MISC (LT) and EMS (SE). All the works are made in 5th order Ambisonics, but have been presented in other formats as well at various occasions and arenas.  More...
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Thu 6/06 8:00 PM Luggage Store Creative Music Series [1007 Market Street SF]
Australian improviser returns to the SF Bay Area!
8:15 pm Stevie Richards - Modular Synth and Alto saxophone, Doug Lynner - modular mystery serge synth
9:00 pm Robert Lopez - drums, Shanna Sordahl - cello, Stevie Richards - Modular Synth and Alto Sax  More...
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Friday, June 7
Fri 6/07 7:00 PM Adobe Books [3130 24th St SF]
Matt Ingalls / Benedict & Heglin / The Lake Millions  More...
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Fri 6/07 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Bay Area chamber group, Sleight Ensemble, perform their new program, Angles on Time, featuring new works inspired by alternate notations of time in music. The program includes works by ensemble members and Steve Parris, and live visuals by Jesse Austin.  More...
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Sunday, June 9
Sun 6/09 4:00 PM St. Mark's Lutheran Church [1111 O’Farrell Street SF]
Sacred and profane, old and new music for the spiritual enhancement and entertainment of both royalty and regular folk. Featuring our SFCA+1 guests, internationally internationally-known harpsichordist Jillon Stoppels Dupree, and cellist Paul Hale, with works for chorus, harpsichord and both, from the Baroque and 20th/21st centuries by composers famous and anonymous. Works by Handel, Bach, Monteverdi, Schütz, Carissimi, and world premieres by our Composer-in- and Not-in-Residence.  More...
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Monday, June 10
Mon 6/10 9:00 PM Pro Arts [150 Frank H Ogawa Plz Oakland]
Stevie Richards/U.S//Noah Phillips//Ryan ScottLong/MarcZollinger  More...
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Tuesday, June 11
Tue 6/11 6:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF, CA 94102]
Composers of electronic music are invited to bring a short piece to diffuse through the Center’s new 6.1 Meyer system. If you want to participate, send an email in advance to curator Chris Brown cbmuse(at)gmail.com to confirm, and bring your digital soundfile on a flash drive. This workshop opens EEP! … an (E)lectronic (E)nsemble (P)erformance Weekend.  More...
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Tue 6/11 8:00 PM The Laundry SF [3359 26th St SF]
Resident is a monthly electronic music and visual open mic event started by Jeremy Black and friends in 2017. It is on the 2nd Tuesday of the month. The Laundry event space is casual and cool, and the community you'll find is like no other for aspiring electronic musicians in Bay. No judgments, no bullshit, just positive support and openness to new ideas. Come shows us what you got.  More...
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Tue 6/11 9:00 PM Uptown Nightclub [1928 Telegraph Ave Oakland]
Active Music Series presents:
Stevie Richards group
Shanna Sordahl
The Lost Shapes  More...
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Wednesday, June 12
Wed 6/12 6:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF, CA]
Amina Kirby and Jess Tambellini will demo instruments they invented and built that they will play in their set that opens EEP (Electronic Ensemble Performance Weekend) on Friday evening, and discuss their strategies for making electronic music from scratch.  More...
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Thursday, June 13
Thu 6/13 8:00 PM Luggage Store Creative Music Series [1007 Market Street SF]
8:15 pm David Leikam - NS Design CR 6-string electric cello, electronic pedals
9:00 pm Antonic/Fischer
Thomas Antonic - text, recitation
Michael Fischer - ad-hoc soundscaping
A morphological text- and soundscape, richly allusive, drawn, sculpture-like, filmic, cross-linking, floating. Whirring visions form a coup of poetic escalation.  More...
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Friday, June 14
Fri 6/14 6:30 PM Octopus Literary Salon [2101 Webster St. #170 Oakland]
The Deconstruction of What You Know|Dunkelman/fluke-mogul/NishiS

The Deconstruction of What You Know
--Joshua Allen, tenor saxophone
--Henry Kaiser, guitar
--William Winant, drums
--Kevin Murray, drums

&

Dunkelman/fluke-mogul/Nishi-Smith
--Nava Dunkelman, percussion
--gabby fluke-mogul, violin
--Kanoko Nishi-Smith, koto

Doors at 6:30 | $10 | all ages  More...
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Fri 6/14 7:30 PM Bridge Storage and ArtSpace [23 Maine Avenue, Richmond, CA 94804]
Short films from Paul Dresher and Sung Kim (with live improvised score), followed by the documentary Twelve Pianos. Twelve Pianos focuses on the piano installations of Mauro Fortissimo, well known in the Bay Area as founder of music installation festivals Flower Piano and Sunset Piano.

Doors at 7pm, Screening at 7:30pm. Refreshments will be available for purchase. $5. TICKETS: https://12-pianos.eventbrite.com  More...
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Fri 6/14 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF, CA]
Amina Kirby and Jess Tambellini open EEP by performing a duo with handmade electronic instruments, then Monopiece, a trio consisting of Nathan Corder on electronics, Matt Robidoux on guitar, and Tim Russell on percussion, collaborate with vocalist Rodolfo Cordova-Lebron. This performance is part of the EEP (Electronic Ensemble Performance Weekend).  More...
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Saturday, June 15
Sat 6/15 6:00 PM San Jose Peace and Justice Center [48 South 7th St, San Jose]
Flukemogul/Murray, LechugaEspadas Talesfore Jr., SLOB, TBA  More...
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Sat 6/15 8:00 PM Saint Mark's Episcopal Church [600 Colorado Avenue Palo Alto]
Sacred and profane, old and new music for the spiritual enhancement and entertainment of both royalty and regular folk. Featuring our SFCA+1 guests, internationally internationally-known harpsichordist Jillon Stoppels Dupree, and cellist Paul Hale, with works for chorus, harpsichord and both, from the Baroque and 20th/21st centuries by composers famous and anonymous. Works by Handel, Bach, Monteverdi, Schütz, Carissimi, and world premieres by our Composer-in- and Not-in-Residence.  More...
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Sat 6/15 8:00 PM Yerba Buena Center for the Arts [701 Mission St @3rd SF]
Other Minds 24: Concert 2 – Brian Baumbusch's 'The Pressure'  More...
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Sat 6/15 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF, CA]
Brendan Glasson and Sally Decker perform a collaborative set exploring chaotic events within controlled environments. Kevin Blechdom and Blevin Blectum will whisk you away to a psychedelic organic-electronic universe of sonic snauses. This performance is part of EEP! ... an Electronic Ensemble Performance Weekend.  More...
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Sat 6/15 8:00 PM ODC Dance Theatre [3153 17th Street at Shotwell SF]
The Dresher | Davel Invented Instrument Duo, formed in 2001 and after many national and international tours, will present of their first full-length concerts in San Francisco. The program includes a world premiere of a new work by Dresher as well as existing Duo repertoire. The instruments were created by Paul Dresher, Daniel Schmidt and the pioneering electronic music inventor Don Buchla. After the concert, the audience will be invited on-stage to play the instruments and interact with the performers.  More...
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Sunday, June 16
Sun 6/16 3:00 PM ODC Dance Theatre [3153 17th Street at Shotwell SF]
The Dresher/Davel Invented Instrument Duo

The duo of renowned composer, performer & instrument inventor Paul Dresher and virtuoso percussionist Joel Davel, consistently generates excitement and wonder with concert programs performed entirely on their large-scale invented musical instruments.  More...
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Sun 6/16 4:00 PM St. Paul's Episcopal Church [114 Montecito Avenue Oakland]
Sacred and profane, old and new music for the spiritual enhancement and entertainment of both royalty and regular folk. Featuring our SFCA+1 guests, internationally internationally-known harpsichordist Jillon Stoppels Dupree, and cellist Paul Hale, with works for chorus, harpsichord and both, from the Baroque and 20th/21st centuries by composers famous and anonymous. Works by Handel, Bach, Monteverdi, Schütz, Carissimi, and world premieres by our Composer-in- and Not-in-Residence.  More...
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Sun 6/16 4:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF, CA]
EEP! (Electronic Ensemble Performance Weekend) closing act includes ambient electroacoustic improvisation by Los Angeles-based Tim Feeney, Clay Chaplin, and David Sumner. The second half of the concert features The HUB, a collaborative, and improvisational performance practice characterized by the sharing of digital information via a network.  More...
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Sun 6/16 7:00 PM Yerba Buena Center for the Arts [701 Mission St @3rd SF]
Other Minds 24: Concert 3 – Four Pianos in Quarter Tones  More...
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Sun 6/16 7:30 PM Temescal Arts Center [511 48th Street Oakland]
Doors That Only Open in Silence (open participation, non-hierarchical 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. Over by 10pm. It's free. If you want to contribute, bring snacks and drinks.  More...
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Monday, June 17
Mon 6/17 7:00 PM SFJAZZ Center [201 Franklin Street (at Fell) SF CA]
Hristo Vitchv Quartet
Two Shows 7:00pm & 8:30pm
SFJAZZ Center's Joe Henderson Lab
Sofia, Bulgarian-born, Bay Area-based guitarist Hristo Vitchev and his longstanding quartet perform original material from Vitchev’s newest First Orbit Sounds release, Of Light and Shadows, celebrating a decade as a band. An innovative artist drawn to the mix of classical guitar music, modern jazz, folk songs, and the avant-garde, Vitchev was voted to DownBeat’s list of Rising Star guitarists and has performed widely with Portland-based pianist Weber Iago (now known as Jasnam Daya Singh) and recorded Rhodopa, a gorgeously intimate 2013 duo album with clarinet master and fellow Bulgarian Liubomir Krastev.  More...
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Wednesday, June 19
Wed 6/19 8:00 PM Peacock Lounge [552 Haight St SF]
..:more details soon:..
A.C. (Argentina), Thomas Dimuzio, & Wobbly
https://bit.ly/30fRl0R

TendHer https://soundcloud.com/tingotongotapes/sets/tendher-dream

Vaux Flores
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tvDKFyznzvw&feature=youtu.be  More...
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Thursday, June 20
Thu 6/20 8:00 PM Luggage Store Creative Music Series [1007 Market Street SF]
VauxFlores Industrial Label Showcase
Usufruct, [ruidobello], Oa, Travis Johns  More...
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Thu 6/20 8:00 PM Pro Arts [150 Frank H Ogawa Plz Oakland]
A.C. from Argentina
Wobbly
Thomas Dimuzio  More...
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Saturday, June 22
Sat 6/22 5:30 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF, CA]
Join us for a celebration of the Bay Area invented instrument community and C4NM's Window Gallery. 5:30-7pm, our Board of Directors will host a reception with new music by curators Bart Hopkin and David Samas. From 7-9pm Pamela Z and Donald Swearingen will perform alongside special guests Krys Bobrowski, Brenda Hutchinson, and the Karen Stackpole Trio. Proceeds from this special event will support C4NM's Window Gallery, allowing us to continue presenting the most imaginative instrument inventors and artists crossing the boundaries between visual art, acoustic craftsmanship, and music.  More...
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Sunday, June 23
Sun 6/23 6:00 PM The Armory Club [1799 Mission St, San Francisco, California 94103]
Modular Synthesizers + Shibari: Last FM+1 Mystery Event was such a success, Phuturo and Franck Martin are doing another one!  More...
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Thursday, June 27
Thu 6/27 8:00 PM Luggage Store Creative Music Series [1007 Market Street SF]
8:15 pm Skullkrusher
Phillip Everett - electo-percussive noise
9:00 pm Cohen/Allen/Pino
Alex Cohen - guitar, Josh Allen - tenor saxophone, Mark Pino - drums  More...
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Friday, June 28
Fri 6/28 7:30 PM Adobe Books [3130 24th St SF]
KREation Ensemble•Prizm•Heule/Fluke-Mogul/Nucci/Robinson  More...
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Fri 6/28 8:00 PM Temescal Arts Center [511 48th Street Oakland]
Derek Monypeny/Sahba Sizdahkhani/Kanoko Nishi-Smith + Wobbly at TAC  More...
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Saturday, June 29
Sat 6/29 8:00 PM House Concert in North Berkeley Hills [Berkeley]
Elliott Sharp performs a solo guitar concert. This is a house concert at a private home in the North Berkeley Hills. Elliott Sharp will perform two sets, with wine and cheese served during the intermission. Seating is limited. If you wish to attend, please email concert host at: Harry@fullplatemedia.com.  More...
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