Serving the San Francisco Bay Area New Music Community

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08/09/2018 - 09/23/2018

Thursday, August 9
Thu 8/09 8:00 PM Luggage Store Creative Music Series [1007 Market Street SF]
8:00 pm Burchett/Nelson
Dylan Burchett - computer, Joel Nelson - guitar
9:00 pm Zu Zed
John Givens - guitar, drums, vocals, Laurie BK - vocals, found objects, Scott Devaney- crazy ass beats  More...
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Friday, August 10
Fri 8/10 7:30 PM The Red Poppy Art House [2698 Folsom St @23rd St SF]
Emily Hay (flutes/vocals/FX), Thomas Dimuzio (live sampling, electronic FX) and Motoko Honda (piano, electronic FX) perform solo, duo and trio soundscapes and music improvisations  More...
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Fri 8/10 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Hans Tammen and The San Francisco Third Eye Orchestra  More...
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Fri 8/10 9:00 PM Uptown Nightclub [1928 Telegraph Ave Oakland]
Defining the Avant-garde - with Sung Kim, Zachary James Watkins, John Shiurba, Tom Djll and Gino Robair  More...
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Saturday, August 11
Sat 8/11 8:30 PM The Lab [2948 16th St SF]
A Brief Spark Bookended by Darkness  More...
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Sunday, August 12
Sun 8/12 6:30 PM Studio Grand [3234 Grand Ave, Oakland]
RDL+ teams up with trombonist Patrick Malabuyo

A monthly series curated by RDL+, Bay Area Bridges celebrates the Bay Area music scene with Oakland as its launch pad.

This month, RDL+ teams up with trombonist Patrick Malabuyo, reinventing older compositions, while creating new pieces. Inspired by Malabuyo’s tone and creativity, RDL+ writes for him. Also a gifted composer/arranger, Malabuyo will present new work inspired by the collaboration.  More...
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Sun 8/12 7:30 PM Temescal Arts Center [511 48th Street Oakland]
Shapeshifters Cinema presents Lori Varga  More...
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Sun 8/12 10:00 PM KPFA 94.1FM [KPFA Radio Berkeley, CA]
Appearance on Frequency Modulation Radio Show
Solos, Duos and more
Hosted by Thomas Dimuzio
KPFA 94.1 FM Berkeley, CA  More...
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Monday, August 13
Mon 8/13 9:30 PM Studio Grand [3234 Grand Ave, Oakland]
Emily Hay (flutes/vocals/FX), Thomas Dimuzio (sound art, live sampling, electronics)
Gabby Wen (electronics), Huang Ya-Nung (suona, live visuals)  More...
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Tuesday, August 14
Tue 8/14 7:30 PM Adobe Books [3130 24th St SF]
James Fei•Shen&Germaine•Monopiece  More...
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Tue 8/14 8:00 PM The Laundry SF [3359 26th St SF]
Resident is a monthly Open Mic event started by Jeremy Black and friends in 2017. Set in a casual atmosphere in an awesome location, The Laundry, it is the perfect event if you are a beginner or even experimented musician/performer and want to reach out to the San Francisco Community.  More...
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Tue 8/14 9:00 PM Uptown Nightclub [1928 Telegraph Ave Oakland]
Active Music Series presents:
- Key West (Brian Pedersen, Randylee Sutherland, Jay Korber)
- Kasey Knudsen Trio (Miles Wick, Jon Arkin)
- Kim Nucci  More...
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Wednesday, August 15
Wed 8/15 7:30 PM California Jazz Conservatory [2087 Addison Street Berkeley]
Jazz in the Neighborhood Presents: House of Faern
A quartet with Beth Schenck (alto saxophone), Jenny Scheinman (violin), John Wood (piano), and Matt Wrobel (guitar).  More...
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Thursday, August 16
Thu 8/16 7:30 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
A Circle Has No Beginning by Sameer Gupta  More...
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Thu 8/16 8:00 PM Luggage Store Creative Music Series [1007 Market Street SF]
8:00 pm Fluke-Mogul/Weeks
gabby fluke-mogul - violin, Tom Weeks - alto saxophone
9:00 pm Rubinstein/Ghandhi/Murray
Aaron Rubinstein - guitar, Kaelen Ghandhi - saxophone, Kevin Murray - drums  More...
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Friday, August 17
Fri 8/17 7:00 PM Sound & Savor [24th and Adeline Streets Oakland]
Rashaan Carter solo bass and a 4 course meal!  More...
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Fri 8/17 7:00 PM Octopus Literary Salon [2101 Webster St. #170 Oakland]
Lords of Outland, Ghandhi/Murray/Rubinstein, Stone Raft  More...
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Fri 8/17 7:30 PM Adobe Books [3130 24th St SF]
Solo Organ•Dunkelman/Fluke-Mogul/Nishi-Smith•French Radio  More...
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Fri 8/17 8:00 PM Old First Concerts [1751 Sacramento St. SF]
Henry Plotnick & Friends: Jazz pianist and composer Henry Plotnick brings his unique, energetic musicianship to Old First in a very special concert of originals, jazz standards, and work by new composers. Just seventeen years old, he has performed throughout the Bay Area at venues such as SFJAZZ, Davies Symphony Hall, SFMoMA, California Jazz Conservatory, Stanford University, JCCSF, Legion of Honor, Contemporary Jewish Museum, and San Francisco City Hall. Henry brings with him the highest caliber teen jazz musicians in the Bay Area.  More...
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Saturday, August 18
Sat 8/18 7:30 PM The Red Poppy Art House [2698 Folsom St @23rd St SF]
Daniel Riera’s Future Primitive Ensemble: Multidisciplinary Space Jazz

Flutist, controllerist, and sound designer Daniel Riera presents a new experience merging the improvisatory freedom of jazz with the expansive sonic landscape of electronic music. Using electrified woodwind and percussion instruments, synthesizers, projections, and dance, the Future Primitive Ensemble creates a dialogue about the relationship between human and machine, modern science and ancient wisdom.  More...
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Sat 8/18 8:00 PM The First Church of the Buzzard [2601 Adeline Street Oakand, CA]
Moe!kestra! Piece No. 1: Death of a Piano
$6 – $10  More...
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Sunday, August 19
Sun 8/19 7:30 PM SIMM Series @ The Musicians Union Hall [116 9th St @ Mission SF]
7:30pm Pikuva Sielu
John Vaughn - saxophones/Robert Kuhlmann - guitars/Mark Pino - percussions
8:30pm Noertker's Moxie performs Tricycle, part 3: Leonora
Annelise Zamula - alto sax, flute/Josh Marshall - tenor sax/Bill Noertker - contrabass/Dave Mihaly - drums  More...
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Sun 8/19 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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Sun 8/19 8:00 PM Neck of the Woods [406 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94118]
Grex, Mourning Mountains, Long Hallways (PDX)

Portland experimental/post-rock band Long Hallways makes a rare visit to San Francisco, joined by Oakland art rock band Grex—hot on the heels for releasing their new album, Electric Ghost Parade—and Bay Area group Mourning Mountains.  More...
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Monday, August 20
Mon 8/20 9:30 PM Studio Grand [3234 Grand Ave, Oakland]
Oakland Freedom Jazz Society: Pinbokeh + Michael Flora (solo) + RM Francis (solo)  More...
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Wednesday, August 22
Wed 8/22 6:00 PM B4BeL4b [184 10th Street, Oakland, CA]
an experimental audio-visual experience featuring New York's avant-garde electronic composers ARIADNE, with support from local noise duo Vio, as well as loop-maker Casey Chisholm and chaotic electronic musician Sea of Dogs  More...
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Thursday, August 23
Thu 8/23 8:00 PM Luggage Store Creative Music Series [1007 Market Street SF]
8:15 pm John Bischoff
8:50 pm RM Francis
9:30 pm Michael Flora  More...
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Friday, August 24
Fri 8/24 7:00 PM Sound & Savor [24th and Adeline Streets Oakland]
Sameer Gupta solo tabla and a 4 course dinner  More...
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Fri 8/24 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
American Narratives – Music by Kyle Hovatter & Emma Logan  More...
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Fri 8/24 9:00 PM Bird & Beckett Books and Records [653 Chenery St. SF]
Trance Mission Duo featuring Stephen Kent & Beth Custer  More...
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Saturday, August 25
Sat 8/25 8:00 PM House Concert in North Berkeley Hills [Please email Harry@fullplatemedia.com for details]
House concert in private home in North Berkeley Hills with clarinetist/composer Ben Goldberg featuring music of Thelonious Monk. Mr. Goldberg will play 2 sets, with wine and cheese served during the intermission. Seating is limited. For information, please contact the concert host at: Harry@fullplatemedia.com  More...
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Sunday, August 26
Sun 8/26 6:00 PM Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco [750 Kearny street, 3rd floor (in hotel) San Francisco, CA 94108]
Yan Jun makes a rare visit from Beijing with a solo feedback performance, "linear duo" with Bay Area artist Gabby Wen and a talk on experimental music in China. Presented by 23five & Chinese Culture Center of SF.  More...
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Sun 8/26 7:00 PM Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive [2155 Center St. Berkeley]
Full: Payne/Sonami  More...
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Wednesday, August 29
Wed 8/29 8:00 PM Peacock Lounge [552 Haight St SF]
..:more details soon:..

Madonna-ld the Nut - click LIKE a virgin (Three Day Stubble)
Anti-Ear - Tyler Harwood (Brown Whornet) all the way from NOLA!
Are Squar2d - Danishta Rivera Castro (Caribay, Voicehandler, Las Sucias) & Jake Rodriguez (bran(...)pos)
Svist - at long last, the debut of Dmitri Svistula!
Chiko - Kyoto's own maestra of violin, Chiko Kinoshita  More...
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Thursday, August 30
Thu 8/30 7:30 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
THERE IS A RIVER: David Neita & Deborah Pritchard  More...
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Thu 8/30 8:00 PM Luggage Store Creative Music Series [1007 Market Street SF]
8:15 pm Angel Archer
Sheila Bosco - drums, Brian Lucas - bass
8:50 pm Alee Karim - solo guitar
9:30 pm captjrab - synths  More...
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Saturday, September 1
Sat 9/01 8:00 PM The Chapel [777 Valencia Street San Francisco]
John Zorn's 65th Birthday Celebration - September 1st-4th

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Sunday, September 2
Sun 9/02 8:00 PM CNMAT [1750 Arch Street Berkeley]
Carl Stone and Soo Yeon Lyuh  More...
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Sun 9/02 8:00 PM The Chapel [777 Valencia Street San Francisco]
John Zorn's 65th Birthday Celebration - September 1st-4th

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Sun 9/02 10:30 PM The Chapel [777 Valencia Street San Francisco]
John Zorn's 65th Birthday Celebration - September 1st-4th

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Monday, September 3
Mon 9/03 8:00 PM The Chapel [777 Valencia Street San Francisco]
John Zorn's 65th Birthday Celebration - September 1st-4th

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Tuesday, September 4
Tue 9/04 8:00 PM The Chapel [777 Valencia Street San Francisco]
John Zorn's 65th Birthday Celebration - September 1st-4th

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Thursday, September 6
Thu 9/06 8:00 PM Luggage Store Creative Music Series [1007 Market Street SF]
8:15 pm John Vaughn/Pino - free flowing improvisation
John Vaughn - saxophones, Mark Pino - drums
9:00 pm Rare Form - dark ambient/drone
Thyme Nord: keyboards, synthesizers, pianos, vocals, loops, samples, mixing
Ryan Beitler: guitars, loops, tape loops, bows, screwdriver, behringer 2442, samples, mixing  More...
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Saturday, September 8
Sat 9/08 3:00 PM Adobe Books [3130 24th St SF]
SFEMF Free Festival Reception/Leila Abdul-Rauf SF Release Party  More...
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Sat 9/08 9:00 PM Woods Bar & Brewery [1701 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94612]
New Zombies album release show. The 11-piece Oakland-based band plays the music of Dan Plonsey through the avant party lens of Afrobeat, Afropop, highlife, and reggae.  More...
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Sunday, September 9
Sun 9/09 4:00 PM Old First Concerts [1751 Sacramento St. SF]
Lynn Schugren  More...
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Sun 9/09 7:30 PM SIMM Series @ The Musicians Union Hall [116 9th St @ Mission SF]
7:30pm Recent music by Ric Louchard
Ric Louchard - piano/John Worley - trumpet and flugelhorn/Dan Magay - flute and saxophones
8:30pm Noertker's Moxie performs Tricycle, part 1: Amor Fati
Annelise Zamula - alto sax, flute/Brett Carson - piano/Bill Noertker - contrabass/Jordan Glenn - drums  More...
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Tuesday, September 11
Tue 9/11 9:00 PM Uptown Nightclub [1928 Telegraph Ave Oakland]
Active Music Series presents:
- Patrick Talesfore, Tom Weeks, gabby fluke-mogul, & David Lechuga
+TBA  More...
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Thursday, September 13
Thu 9/13 7:30 PM Bird & Beckett Books and Records [653 Chenery St. SF]
Lisa Mezzacappa Six : COSMICOMICS Salon #4
Bookstore Residency - New music for jazz sextet inspired by Italo Calvino’s stories on the origins of the universe - developed in a series of salon performances at Bird & Beckett this year
Aaron Bennett, tenor sax
John Finkbeiner, guitar
Mark Clifford, vibes
Tim Perkis, electronics
Lisa Mezzacappa, bass
Jordan Glenn, drums  More...
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Thu 9/13 9:00 PM Elbo Room Jack London Square [311 Broadway Oakland]
Las Sucias, Ionophore (Record Release), White Pee  More...
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Friday, September 14
Fri 9/14 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Current Vibrant Duo: New works by Eldad Tarmu for oboe and vibraphone  More...
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Saturday, September 15
Sat 9/15 7:30 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Charles Xavier’s Cow Walk Orchestra: THE BOSCO SERIES  More...
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Sunday, September 16
Sun 9/16 4:00 PM Old First Concerts [1751 Sacramento St. SF]
Winnie Nieh with Paul Dab  More...
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Sun 9/16 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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Friday, September 21
Fri 9/21 8:00 PM Old First Concerts [1751 Sacramento St. SF]
Winds of Change: Shakuhachi, Didgeridoo and Clarinet
New Music and Evolving World Traditions

Beth Custer, clarinets; Cornelius Boots, shakuhachi; Stephen Kent, didgeridoo  More...
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Sunday, September 23
Sun 9/23 4:00 PM Old First Concerts [1751 Sacramento St. SF]
Golden Gate Philharmonic Faculty & Friends
Cameo Charms  More...
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