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08/01/2021 - 09/15/2021

Sunday, August 1
Sun 8/01 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. Donation requested for the venue.

MASKS REQUIRED! Vaccinated performers may unmask while performing. Unvaccinated performers must remain masked at all times. Skylights will be open for air circulation.  More...
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Thursday, August 5
Thu 8/05 7:00 PM Gray Area Art And Technology [2665 Mission St. SF]
RML presents
NEOMYTHOS
A neural-sensatory showcase of new media works by artists from China and Japan who are transforming existing narratives into new mythologies through depictionary video and sound.  More...
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Saturday, August 7
Sat 8/07 11:00 AM Internet Streaming [Online]
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Franck Martin - Live from the studio, every Saturday at 11am PST, modular synthesizer, chat, news with Chris Meyer / Alias Zone  More...
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Tuesday, August 10
Tue 8/10 8:00 PM The Laundry SF [3359 26th St SF]
Streaming:Click for stream  
Resident is a monthly electronic audiovisual open mic event started in 2017. It is held on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at The Laundry. Resident is casual and cool, and the community you'll find is like no other for aspiring electronic musicians in the Bay. No judgments, no bullshit, just positive support and openness to new ideas. Due to restrictions, this show will only be streamed online, do not come to the Laundry  More...
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Thursday, August 12
Thu 8/12 9:00 PM SF Eagle [11th and Harrison]
Nine Dog Dick
Trough
Hotmandu  More...
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Saturday, August 14
Sat 8/14 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
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A concert of birds and musicians from Berlin, Sweden, Barcelona, Nova Scotia, Brazil and the United States, coming together and apart, creating and performing Covid-inspired works via zoom, video and social distancing.  More...
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Sat 8/14 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
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BEYOND BORDERS: BIRDS-IMPROVISATIONS-ENVIRONMENTS
works by Wendy Reid,Silvia Matheus,Aurora Josephson,Barbara Golden,Biggi Vinkeloe,Pauline Oiliveros with Krys Bobrowski,Brenda Hutchinson,Ron Heglin,Thea Farhadian,Barbara Held,William Winant,Nema Vinkeloe Uuskyla,Gloria Capulong,Nicolas Fernandez,Quinn Manely,Blake Merkes,Adria Otte,Armando Rivera  More...
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Sat 8/14 8:30 PM Palace of Fine Arts Rotunda [San Francisco]
Phillip Greenlief and Sheldon Brown.  More...
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Sunday, August 15
Sun 8/15 6:00 PM Sonic Sundays #14 ft. Zodiac Gallery [https://twitch.tv/sonicalliance]
Streaming:Click for stream  
A monthly streaming event featuring one to two different artists: live performers or DJs - from the Sonic Alliance community, the Bay Area, and beyond! All genres and styles are welcome! Pre-recorded performances are sent to Fetz to process the video through analog visual hardware creating a unique visual collaboration to accompany their performance! Tune in, hang out, and discover new music! Experience pre-recorded audio visual performances while supporting up-and-coming artists from the community!  More...
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Monday, August 16
Mon 8/16 7:45 PM Oakland Freedom Jazz Society [Tom's Place 3111 Deakin Street Berkeley, CA 94705]
Temporarily at Tom's Place near Ashby BART.
The Holly Martins; Gabby Wen; Josh Allen, Nathan Corder, Kevin Murray trio.
Masks and proof of COVID-19 vaccination required.  More...
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Saturday, August 21
Sat 8/21 9:00 PM The Loom [2150 Livingston Place, Oakland 94606]
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Ebonics Native Land Acknowledgement #1 (ENLA #1) is an electro-acoustic, site-tuning event of the internal architecture of the 10,000 square feet AGENCY's space at the LOOM by self-styled Music Research Strategist Marshall Trammell. Event Program

6:00/6:30pm Native Land Acknowledgement & Solo Percussion Performance by Marshall Trammell

7:00pm Ebonics Native Land Acknowledgement #1 (ENLA #1)

7:30pm Performing Pro Arts COMMONS & The Moral Clause (presentation)

8:00pm – Site-Tuning & Documentation  More...
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Sunday, August 22
Sun 8/22 7:30 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
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The 5 stalwart friends comprising Splinter Reeds are about to co-inhabit the same room for the first time since Feb. 2020, and we’d love for you to join us. Our program features works by Paula Matthusen, Niloufar Nourbakhsh, Chris Pitsiokos, and Laura Cetilia which emphasize the interactions of bodies in spaces and sounds in space.  More...
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Wednesday, August 25
Wed 8/25 7:00 PM The Back Room [1984 Bonita Ave Berkeley]
Thollem McDonas

A celebration of sound, inspired by the myriad sonic experiences on Thollem's lifelong travels.

The Back Room is excited to present an evening with the locally born and internationally acclaimed composer and pianist Thollem McDonas. Thollem will be performing new works as well as compositions from his various solo albums.  More...
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Thursday, August 26
Thu 8/26 7:00 PM Internet Streaming [Online]
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Rova Saxophone Quartet (+1) featuring Dohee Lee and Wobbly  More...
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Thu 8/26 7:00 PM Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive [Oxford and Addison Streets]
Free Outdoor Screening at BAMPFA: Sisters with Transistors
Lisa Rovner
United Kingdom, 2020
Thursday, August 26 7 PM

Spotlighting the stories of nine pioneering composers, this dazzling archival documentary is “a long overdue tribute to the women that broke barriers in music, technology, and society as a whole” (The Arts Desk).  More...
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Saturday, August 28
Sat 8/28 7:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
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We are all afforded a rare chance to hear the stellar quartet featuring Madalyn Merkey, Tim Perkis, Darren Johnston, and Larry Ochs.  More...
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Sat 8/28 7:30 PM Bird & Beckett Books and Records [653 Chenery St. SF]
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Andre Custodio / Thollem McDonas Duo - out jazz date

jazz from the edge of the universe  More...
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Saturday, September 4
Sat 9/04 6:00 PM Happyland Salon [RSVP for address: AndrewBarnesJam@gmail.com]
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Andrew Barnes Jamieson's 500th of 1000 daily piano improvisations (with All Ears Interfaith Sangha).  More...
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Sunday, September 5
Sun 9/05 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. Donations for the venue rental are encouraged.

Masks required! Vaccinated performers may unmask while performing. Unvaccinated performers must remain masked at all times. Skylights will be open for air circulation. Please stay home if you are sick or believe you may have been exposed.  More...
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Thursday, September 9
Thu 9/09 8:00 PM Gray Area Art And Technology [2665 Mission St. SF]
Electronic, Analog, Innovation, Music, Video, LeftCoastLights!  More...
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Saturday, September 11
Sat 9/11 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Streaming  Click to make donation  
The Chromelodia Project premieres Chris Brown’s concert-length song cycle “Occhio” set to poetry by Erika Dagnino.  More...
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Sunday, September 12
Sun 9/12 4:00 PM The Back Room [1984 Bonita Ave Berkeley]
Ochs - Johnston - Perkis

Outdoors

Tickets and More Info  More...
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Monday, September 13
Mon 9/13 8:00 PM Tom's Place [3111 Deakin Street Berkeley]
Echo's Bones
Kim Nucci  More...
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Tuesday, September 14
Tue 9/14 8:00 PM The Laundry SF [3359 26th St SF]
Streaming:Click for stream  
Resident is a monthly electronic audiovisual open mic event started in 2017. It is held on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at The Laundry. Resident is casual and cool, and the community you'll find is like no other for aspiring electronic musicians in the Bay. No judgments, no bullshit, just positive support and openness to new ideas. Due to restrictions, this show will only be streamed online, do not come to the Laundry  More...
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