Serving the San Francisco Bay Area New Music Community

CALENDAR

Click on event date/time for details

12/31/2016 - 02/14/2017

Tuesday, January 3
Tue 1/03 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Ned McGowan and Keiko Shichijo in concert

Ned McGowan and Keiko Shichijo play works by McGowan, Sciarrino, Lachenmann, Kondo and Ustvolskaya.  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Tue 1/03 8:00 PM Yoshi's Oakland [510 Embarcadero West Oakland]
An exhilarating musical exploration by Resonance Jazz Ensemble launches a New Year with New Sound at Yoshi’s  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Thursday, January 5
Thu 1/05 7:30 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
FORBIDDEN COLORS / WHITE BOY SCREAM / KVNDRY SINGS / FEVER WITCH  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Friday, January 6
Fri 1/06 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St San Francisco, CA 94102]
One of New York’s preeminent new music pianists/composers, Eleonor Sandresky brings us the West Coast Premiere of her evening-length work, The Wonder Suit Show: A Space Odyssey. Using live piano, NASA space recordings, and her invention, The Wonder Suit - a wearable, remote sensor interface integrating live electronics with the pianist’s movements - her performance transports the audience to outer space. Will be followed by a Center for New Music PRISM Series Q&A with the artist.  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Sunday, January 8
Sun 1/08 3:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
LONG TONE CHOIR : winter  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Sun 1/08 8:00 PM Victoria Theatre [2961 16th Street San Francisco]
The San Francisco Tape Music Festival: Works by Pauline Oliveros  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Monday, January 9
Mon 1/09 9:00 PM Studio Grand [3234 Grand Ave, Oakland]
Beth Schenck's Social Stutter + Phillip Greenlief's Barbedwire  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Tuesday, January 10
Tue 1/10 9:00 PM Uptown Nightclub [1928 Telegraph Ave Oakland]
Active Music Series presents:

I SHOULD HAVE CUT THE EYES DIFFERENT: unequal parts of the new music, noise, and electronic music underground
Thomas Day (Hans Grüsel’s Krankenkabinet), Matt Ingalls (sfSound), Jake Rodriguez (bran(…)pos)

Scott Amendola Trio: within and beyond the realm of jazz
Scott Amendola (drums/percussion/electronics), Jason Hoopes (electric bass), Karl Evangelista (electric guitar)

Fibers + Gargantius Effect: timbral improvisation and mechanized mayhem
Murray Campbell (violin, oboe and electronics), Randy McKean (reeds), Wes Steed (electronics), Kevin Corcoran (percussion)  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Wednesday, January 11
Wed 1/11 7:30 PM Canessa Gallery [708 Montgomery St SF]
For our first show of 2017 we are excited to present Seth Cluett from NYC with Eric Glick Rieman and Jim Haynes.  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Thursday, January 12
Thu 1/12 7:30 PM CCRMA [660 Lomita Dr. Stanford]
Artist Seth Cluett will present a live performance using sung and electronically generated sine tones, room acoustic phenomena, and recorded sound to explore the boundary between personal and communal listening. Constructing a focused, attentive perceptual space and an elastic, malleable experience of time, the sound world of this work is tensely suspended between full body immersion and brittle, sparse timelessness.  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Thu 1/12 7:30 PM Tom's Place [3111 Deakin Street Berkeley]
Fay Victor (voice, text), with Lisa Mezzacappa (string bass), Vijay Anderson (drums), India Cooke (violin)  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Thu 1/12 8:00 PM Luggage Store Creative Music Series [1007 Market Street SF]
8pm Dessen/Walton/Robinson/Greenlief
Scott Walton - double bass, Michael Dessen - trombone, Phillip Greenlief - tenor saxophone, Donald Robinson - drums
9pm ILL WIND
Tom Djll, Kanoko Nishi-Smith, John McCowen, Kyle Bruckmann  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Friday, January 13
Fri 1/13 8:00 PM Peace United Church of Christ [900 High St. Santa Cruz, Calif.]
New music champions JACK Quartet collaborate with the Santa Cruz/Oakland-based Lightbulb Ensemble (LBE) in a concert of new works for string quartet and contemporary American gamelan.  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Sunday, January 15
Sun 1/15 7:30 PM Temescal Arts Center [511 48th Street Oakland]
Doors That Only Open in Silence (open participation workshop in free improvisation)  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Tuesday, January 17
Tue 1/17 12:30 PM Old St. Mary's Cathedral [660 California St. San Francisco, CA]
E4TT and cellist, Anne Lerner- Wright, will perform music by their 2016 Call for Scores winners Klaus Miehling and Paulina Nazaykinskaya. Also on the program are works by Dutch composer Henriette Bosmans, Erich Korngold, Franz Waxman, and Gilbert Amy (France, b. 1936).  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Tue 1/17 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
sfSoundSalonSeries presents Ashley Walters  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Thursday, January 19
Thu 1/19 7:30 PM Santa Clara University [900 Franklin Street Santa Clara, CA 95053]
In his latest set of “Intellectual Improperty” pieces, composer Bruno Ruviaro copies, borrows, and steals music from an eclectic mix of sources, including Bach, Chopin, the 20th century avant-garde, Brazilian bossa-nova, Beyonce, and more. The result is a collection of “Pós-Tudos,” twelve solo piano etudes in which the sources are sometimes hidden, sometimes teasingly recognizable. Pianist Kyle Adam Blair comes from San Diego to play them fresh out of the oven.  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Thu 1/19 8:00 PM Luggage Store Creative Music Series [1007 Market Street SF]
8pm: Kim Nucci (electronics)
9pm: Kevin CK Lo (electronics)  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Friday, January 20
Fri 1/20 9:30 PM Studio Grand [3234 Grand Ave, Oakland]
A BENEFIT CONCERT FOR OAKLAND DIY SPACES

A host of Bay Area musicians and activists converge at Studio Grand for a special Inauguration Day protest event—a show of solidarity, personhood, and shared catharsis. The evening will be comprised of a series of improvised groupings of prominent local creative musicians, poets, and sound artists. The event will also serve as an opportunity to share relevant information regarding local activism, community outreach, and other miscellaneous survival strategies for the oncoming political and cultural regime. Attendees are invited to share thoughts and relevant information. Proceeds will be directed to charity.

Featuring: Vijay Anderson, Tim DeCillis, Nava Dunkelman, Karl Evangelista, Jordan Glenn, Ben Goldberg, Darren Johnston, Lewis Jordan, Kelley Kipperman, Bob LaDue, Joshua Marshall, Crystal Pascucci, Jakob Pek, Rent Romus, Marshall Trammell, Francis Wong  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Saturday, January 21
Sat 1/21 12:00 PM Noisebridge Hackerspace [2169 Mission St SF]
Godwaffle Noise Pancakes featuring Telecaves & Damion Romero  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Sat 1/21 7:30 PM Episcopal Church of the Incarnation [1750 29th Ave SF]
Eric Tran, pianist and composer, in a recital featuring music of Mozart, Tran, Adès, Busoni, and Beethoven. San Francisco based pianist-composer Eric Tran is known for his friendly stage manner, thoughtful programming, and bold risk-taking. He has appeared in music festivals such as PianoTexas, Aspen, as well as festivals in Europe. His principal studies were with pianists Sharon Mann, Thomas Schultz, and composer Jaroslaw Kapuscinski. Eric is a graduate of Stanford University and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Sat 1/21 8:00 PM Radius Gallery [1050 River St #127 Santa Cruz]
Ear-splitting trombone duo RAGE THORMBONES (Weston Olencki & Matt Barbier) shreds WORLDEATER by Timothy McCormack, and collaborates with Zachary James Watkins on a new piece.  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Sat 1/21 8:00 PM Mills College Littlefield Concert Hall [5000 MacArthur Blvd Oakland, CA 94613]
Kyle Bruckmann and Composers from the Center for Contemporary Music. An evening of new electronic music (some with dance and acoustic instruments) by guest composer Kyle Bruckmann and Mills faculty composers Maggi Payne, Chris Brown, Les Stuck, James Fei, and John Bischoff.  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Sat 1/21 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Colombo / Clay : Almanac Album Release Concert

Danny Clay and Joseph M. Colombo share their new album-length electronic collaboration, Almanac. Admission includes a free download, with a reception to follow.  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Sunday, January 22
Sun 1/22 3:00 PM Mills College Littlefield Concert Hall [5000 MacArthur Blvd Oakland, CA 94613]
Pauline Oliveros Tribute  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Sun 1/22 7:30 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
CIPHER Duo: Voice + Violin  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Monday, January 23
Mon 1/23 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
permutations012317: Battle Trance  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Mon 1/23 9:30 PM Studio Grand [3234 Grand Ave, Oakland]
Ari Brown / Mark Brown plus Adams /Boisen/ Rowe  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Tuesday, January 24
Tue 1/24 8:30 PM Elbo Room [647 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA 94110]
Grex, Cash Pony, VOCO Album Release Show

A shattering night of sounds at once beautiful, heavy, exotic, and strange, featuring Oakland art rock trio Grex, the return of psych rock heavy hitters Cash Pony, and experimental rock powerhouses VOCO (celebrating the release of their new album).

Grex: Karl Evangelista-gtr, Rei Scampavia-keys, Robert Lopez-dms
Cash Pony: Charles Lloyd/Owen Kelley-gtrs, Stephen A Wright-bass, Gabe Katz-dms
VOCO: Alex Yeung-gtr, Tim Sullivan-dms, Josh Martin-bass  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Tue 1/24 9:00 PM Bottom of the Hill [1233 17th Street SF]
Broken Shadows, Jack o' the Clock, Ancient Baby  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Wednesday, January 25
Wed 1/25 7:30 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
An Evening with Holly Bowling: The Music of Phish & the Grateful Dead Reimagined for Solo Piano  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Thursday, January 26
Thu 1/26 8:00 PM Luggage Store Creative Music Series [1007 Market Street SF]
8pm Key West
Brian Pedersen-saxes, Sung Kim-ozukuri, Randylee Sutherland-drums
9pm Swimming in Bengal
Jed Brewer - gourd guitar, Rusi Gustafson - percussion
Tony Passarell - sax, flute, stand-up bass, harmonium, percussion  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Friday, January 27
Fri 1/27 6:00 PM Presidio Officer's Club [50 Moraga Ave SF]
E4TT and guest cellist Anne Lerner-Wright have put together a program to commemorate Holocaust Rememberance Day with selections from E4TT's cd "Surviving: Women's Words," submitted to the 59th Grammy Awards, plus works by Lajos Delej, Hans Winterberg, Sandor Vandor, Gyorgy Justus, Henriette Bosmans, Franz Waxman, and Erich Korngold.  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Fri 1/27 7:00 PM Christ Church [2138 Cedar St., Berkeley]
Ensemble ARI plays contemporary music and late romantic. A premiere piece of Haeguem with piano trio!  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Fri 1/27 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Einsteinium Quartet’s premiere of Shapeshift by Mario Godoy  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Fri 1/27 8:30 PM Uptown Nightclub [1928 Telegraph Ave Oakland]
Active Music Series presents a special tribute to Pauline Oliveros performed by sfSound and Rova Saxophone Quartet.  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Saturday, January 28
Sat 1/28 7:00 PM St.Marks Epispocal Church [600 Colorado Ave. Palo Alto]
A piece for haeguem and piano trio (premiere) / Contemporary pieces with Romantic pieces by fabulous musicians  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Sat 1/28 7:30 PM Episcopal Church of the Incarnation [1750 29th Ave SF]
The Shimmer of the Sea – Chamber music with Sarah Wood, violin, Miles Graber, piano. The program features usic of Prokofiev, Stravinsky, and Saint-Saëns. Bay Area violinist Sarah Wood, D.M.A. pursues a career as a frequent recitalist, chamber musician and orchestral leader. She performs with the Circadian String Quartet, as acting Principal Second of the Berkeley Symphony, and acting Assistant Concertmaster of the California Symphony. Miles Graber received his musical training at the Juilliard School, where he studied with Anne Hull, Phyllis Kreuter, Hugh Aitken, and Louise Behrend. He has lived and worked in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1971, where he has developed a wide reputation as an accompanist and collaborative pianist for instrumentalists and singers.  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Sat 1/28 7:30 PM Bird & Beckett Books and Records [653 Chenery St. SF]
Kasey Knudsen- alto / Miles Wick- bass / Jordan Glenn- drums  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Sat 1/28 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
The Opus Project Presents Opus 49: Orations / Ovations  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Sat 1/28 8:00 PM The Lab [2948 16th St SF]
Moe! Staiano Guitar Ensemble  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Sunday, January 29
Sun 1/29 7:30 PM SIMM Series @ The Musicians Union Hall [116 9th St @ Mission SF]
7:30 pm The Art of Skatch
T.D Skatchit - Tom Nunn – Skatchart, David Michalak – soundscapes
guest Kyle Bruckmann – English Horn, oboe

8:30 pm Sl(e)ight Ensemble
Jacob Lane - piano, Mia Bella D'Augelli - violin, Erika Oba - flute, Devon Thrumston - cello  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Sun 1/29 7:30 PM SFJAZZ Center [201 Franklin Street, San Francisco]
Rova Saxophone Quartet
plays John Coltrane's 'Ascension'
& Tribute to Butch Morris  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Sun 1/29 8:00 PM Radius Gallery [1050 River St #127 Santa Cruz]
Ma'ayan Tsadka performs her Museum of Extinct Sounds and Imaginary Water Creatures, a trip through underwater amplification and cryptozoology. Laura Steenberge and KCM Walker perform a new collaborative work.  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Monday, January 30
Mon 1/30 7:30 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Bent Duo (NYC) + Inner Movements (Pascucci & Clifford)

Bent Duo (NYC) is David Friend, piano, and Bill Solomon, percussion, performing works by a new generation of composers from a variety of musical circles. Inner Movements (Oakland) is an ensemble which focuses on the performance of new music for ensembles of percussion and strings.  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Mon 1/30 7:30 PM Herbst Theatre [401 Van Ness Ave SF]
Earplay Season 32: Air  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Mon 1/30 9:30 PM Studio Grand [3234 Grand Ave, Oakland]
Marshall DunkelpeK + Andrew Palmer & Flower Pattern  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Thursday, February 2
Thu 2/02 8:00 PM Luggage Store Creative Music Series [1007 Market Street SF]
8pm: Amanda Chaudhary (electronics)
9pm: Danista Rivero & Matt Chandler  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Thu 2/02 8:30 PM Temescal Arts Center [511 48th Street Oakland]
TOGETHER for an evening, in various configurations: Phillip Greenlief - tenor saxophone, clarinet; Evelyn Davis - voice, electronics; Dominic Cramp - keyboard, electronics; Leyya Tawil - body movement  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Friday, February 3
Fri 2/03 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
I Sing Words: The Poetry Project  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Fri 2/03 8:00 PM Zellerbach Hall [US Berkeley Berkeley]
Available Light, John Adams, composer, Lucinda Childs, choreographer, Frank O. Gehry, stage design  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Saturday, February 4
Sat 2/04 12:00 AM KZSU Radio [90.1 FM http://kzsu.stanford.edu/live/]
KZSU Day of Noise  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Sat 2/04 4:00 PM Octopus Literary Salon [2101 Webster St. #170 Oakland]
Dear Everyone: A Book Party and Poetry/Music Performance  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Sat 2/04 7:30 PM Episcopal Church of the Incarnation [1750 29th Ave SF]
Vocal recital with tenor Roderick Lowe and mezzo-soprano Sally Porter Munro. San Francisco native Roderick Lowe holds a Bachelor’s Degree from San Francisco State Univeristy, and a Master’s Degree from Arizona State University. He has sung with many Bay Area choruses including the San Francisco Symphony Chorus, Masterworks Chorale, San Francisco Festival Chorus, San Francisco Choral Society, Golden Gate Men’s Chorus, and Pacific Mozart Ensemble. Sally Porter Munro (mezzo-soprano) is a native of London, England and a graduate of the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, England. While living in England she sang with the English National Opera, Royal Opera de la Monnaie in Brussels, and as an oratorio soloist in Europe. She also performed with the BBC Singers on radio and television  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Sat 2/04 8:00 PM St John's Episcopal Church [14 Lagunitas Rd Ross, CA 94957]
AGAVE BAROQUE: Music of J Chr Bach, Tunder, Pachelbel, Weckmann, Schein & others.
Agave Baroque is Aaron Westman, Natalie Carducci, violins; William Skeen, cello and viola da gamba; Kevin Cooper, guitar and theorbo; Henry Lebedinsky, harpsichord and organ. 2/4/17, 8 pm, St John's Episcopal, Ross, CA.  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Sat 2/04 8:00 PM Artiszen Cultural Center / Presented by Jazz Remedy [337 Georgia Street / Vallejo, CA]
Kahil El'Zabar brings his Ethnic Heritage Ensemble to the Bay Area, with Corey Wilkes (trumpet) and Alex Harding (baritone sax). Presented by Jazz Remedy.  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Sat 2/04 8:00 PM Mercury 20 [475 25th St. Oakland, CA 94612]
Bischoff, Brown, and Perkis
Live Electronic Music

John Bischoff, Chris Brown, and Tim Perkis perform improvisations for their "TRANSIT" CD release concert.All three are long-time collaborators as members of The HUB, the pioneering computer network band. Free copy of the CD with admission.  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Sunday, February 5
Sun 2/05 7:30 PM First Presbyterian Church San Anselmo [72 Kensington Rd San Anselmo, CA 94960]
Echo Chamber Orchestra presents Romany Romance on February 5 in San Anselmo, CA.  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Monday, February 6
Mon 2/06 7:30 PM Bird & Beckett Books and Records [653 Chenery St. SF]
From Chicago & NYC, Kahil El'Zabar & the New Ethnic Heritage Ensemble. Be Free tour. Kahil (multi-percussion & voice); Corey Wilkes (trumpet); Alex Harding (baritone saxophone).  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Mon 2/06 9:30 PM Studio Grand [3234 Grand Ave, Oakland]
Oakland Freedom Jazz Society: Lewis Jordan & Music at Large + The Sound Effekt  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Tuesday, February 7
Tue 2/07 7:30 PM CCRMA [660 Lomita Dr. Stanford]
Kyle Bruckmann - New Electroacoustic Music for Oboe and English Horn.

Oakland-based composer/performer Kyle Bruckmann’s work extends from a Western classical foundation into gray areas encompassing free jazz, electronic music and post-punk rock. He is a member of acclaimed new music collective sfSound, the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players, Eco Ensemble, Splinter Reeds, and Quinteto Latino, and Lecturer in Oboe at UC Santa Cruz. He has worked with the San Francisco Symphony and most of the area’s regional orchestras while remaining active in an international community of improvisers and sound artists, appearing on more than 60 recordings of various genres. During 1996-2003, he was a fixture in Chicago’s experimental music underground; long-term affiliations dating from that era include the electro-acoustic duo EKG, the art-punk monstrosity Lozenge, and the Creative Music quintet Wrack (winner of a 2012 Chamber Music America New Jazz Works grant).

www.kylebruckmann.com

Photo by Uli Templin.  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Wednesday, February 8
Wed 2/08 7:30 PM Canessa Gallery [708 Montgomery St SF]
For our February event at Canessa Gallery we're excited to present electronic soundscapes from New York artist Laura Feathers, 8-bit avant chiptunes from Tammy Duplantis and epic fuzzed-out drones from Earth Jerks.  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Wed 2/08 7:30 PM Tom's Place [3111 Deakin Street Berkeley]
Tania Chen and Wobbly (Jon Leidecker) performing Electronic Music for Piano (1968) by John Cage.  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Wed 2/08 8:00 PM Gray Area Art And Technology [2665 Mission St. SF]
Tempest: live A/V performance

Join us for Tempest, the live A/V project that associates the analog instruments of Franck Vigroux with the visual algorithms of Antoine Schmitt.  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Thursday, February 9
Thu 2/09 7:30 PM SFJAZZ Center [201 Franklin Street (at Fell) SF CA]
Vijay Iyer with Wadada Leo Smith & Rudresh Mahanthappa
An Evening of duets  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Thu 2/09 8:00 PM Luggage Store Creative Music Series [1007 Market Street SF]
8-10pm Transitions - A sound shifting relay series of short solo performances curated by Josh Martin

Monte Cimino (When Prophecy Fails/Concrete Walls/Getting Worse/Burial Tree)
Joshua Marshall (Life's Blood Ensemble, Soloist, multiple ensembles)
Andre Custoidio (Nihl Communication/Say Bok Gwai/Thunderegg/MANY more)
TIm Sullivan (VOCO)
Alex Yeung (VOCO/Conquest For Death/Say Bok Gwai)
Josh Martin (VOCO)
Chris Sneeringer  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Thu 2/09 8:00 PM Exploratorium [Pier 15 Embarcadero at Green St SF]
Experience the thrilling improvisations of renowned cellist Okkyung Lee. Drawing from noise and extended techniques, jazz, Western classical, and Korean traditional and popular music, Lee’s intensely physical performances cross exhilarating new territories of sound.  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Friday, February 10
Fri 2/10 7:30 PM SFJAZZ Center [201 Franklin Street (at Fell) SF CA]
Vijay Iyer's Open City & Blindspot with Teju Cole
This night is devoted to a pair of projects in collaboration with Nigerian-American poet and writer Teju Cole, who adds spoken word passages to Open City, Iyer’s large-group piece inspired by Cole’s award-winning 2012 novel, as well as Blindspot, their incisive new multimedia work.  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Fri 2/10 8:00 PM ODC Dance Theatre [3153 17th Street at Shotwell SF]
Nancy Karp + Dancers: “MEMORY/PLACE”

Nancy Karp + Dancers returns to ODC Theater with the world premiere of MEMORY/PLACE. Inspired by the current era of human mass migration, Artistic Director Nancy Karp has made a full evening work in three parts, the first two movements set to newly commissioned scores by Kui Dong and Robert Honstein, respectively, and the third to the late Lou Harrison’s almost 30-year- old Grand Duo for piano and violin. A sextet of dancers (Janet Collard, Sonsherée Giles, Sebastian Grubb, Katie Kruger, Amy Lewis, and Kevin Lopez) will be accompanied by three award-winning musicians including cellist Gianna Abondolo, pianist Sarah Cahill and violinist Kate Stenberg. MEMORY/PLACE features the work of Bay Area visual artist Thekla Hammond, one of whose large-format abstract paintings will serve as a primary element in the evening’s scenic design.  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Fri 2/10 8:00 PM Pro Arts [150 Frank H Ogawa Plaza, Oakland, CA 94612]
Jacob Wick: trumpet
Jacob Felix Heule: percussion
Owen Stewart-Robertson: guitar
Kanoko Nishi-Smith: koto
Sandy Gordon (NYC): percussion
Andrew Choate (LA): reading  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Saturday, February 11
Sat 2/11 3:30 PM Re:Sound A-168 [Mare Island Shoreline Preserve Railroad Ave and Mercado Ct. Vallejo, CA 94592]
Re:Sound Migration
In conjunction with the 2017 San Francisco Bay Flyway Festival, re:sound presents an afternoon of sound and video featuring artists form the San Francisco Bay Area.
Ashley Bellouin
Michele Seippel
Joshua Churchill + Paul Clipson
Jorge Bachmann, Kevin Corcoran, Jen Boyd, Daniel Blomquist and John Davis playing in dedication.  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Sat 2/11 7:30 PM SFJAZZ Center [201 Franklin Street San Francisco]
Vijay Iyer Trio w/ Ambrose Akinmusire & Mark Shim  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Sat 2/11 8:00 PM ODC Dance Theatre [3153 17th Street at Shotwell SF]
Nancy Karp + Dancers: “MEMORY/PLACE”

Nancy Karp + Dancers returns to ODC Theater with the world premiere of MEMORY/PLACE. Inspired by the current era of human mass migration, Artistic Director Nancy Karp has made a full evening work in three parts, the first two movements set to newly commissioned scores by Kui Dong and Robert Honstein, respectively, and the third to the late Lou Harrison’s almost 30-year- old Grand Duo for piano and violin. A sextet of dancers (Janet Collard, Sonsherée Giles, Sebastian Grubb, Katie Kruger, Amy Lewis, and Kevin Lopez) will be accompanied by three award-winning musicians including cellist Gianna Abondolo, pianist Sarah Cahill and violinist Kate Stenberg. MEMORY/PLACE features the work of Bay Area visual artist Thekla Hammond, one of whose large-format abstract paintings will serve as a primary element in the evening’s scenic design.  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Sunday, February 12
Sun 2/12 4:00 PM SFJAZZ Center [201 Franklin Street (at Fell) SF CA]
Vijay Iyer's Tirtha w/ Prasanna & Nitin Mitta  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Sun 2/12 4:00 PM Old First Concerts [1751 Sacramento St. SF]
Wooden Fish Ensemble
with special guests Gyeonggi Kayageum Ensemble  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Sun 2/12 7:00 PM ODC Dance Theatre [3153 17th Street at Shotwell SF]
Nancy Karp + Dancers: “MEMORY/PLACE”

Nancy Karp + Dancers returns to ODC Theater with the world premiere of MEMORY/PLACE. Inspired by the current era of human mass migration, Artistic Director Nancy Karp has made a full evening work in three parts, the first two movements set to newly commissioned scores by Kui Dong and Robert Honstein, respectively, and the third to the late Lou Harrison’s almost 30-year- old Grand Duo for piano and violin. A sextet of dancers (Janet Collard, Sonsherée Giles, Sebastian Grubb, Katie Kruger, Amy Lewis, and Kevin Lopez) will be accompanied by three award-winning musicians including cellist Gianna Abondolo, pianist Sarah Cahill and violinist Kate Stenberg. MEMORY/PLACE features the work of Bay Area visual artist Thekla Hammond, one of whose large-format abstract paintings will serve as a primary element in the evening’s scenic design.  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Sun 2/12 7:00 PM Studio Grand [3234 Grand Ave, Oakland]
Bay Area Bridges Featuring A Reading of Mara Lockowandt's play The Pioneers with original score performed by RDL+  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Sun 2/12 7:30 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Hot Air Music Festival: Heating Up

The Hot Air Music Festival presents its first ever preview concert, Heating Up, featuring performances by the Guerrilla Composers Guild, Ignition Duo, and Lazuli String Quartet.  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Monday, February 13
Mon 2/13 9:30 PM Studio Grand [3234 Grand Ave, Oakland]
Oakland Freedom Jazz Society: Victor Haskins & Moving Sound Pictures + WVG  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal
Tuesday, February 14
Tue 2/14 9:00 PM Uptown Nightclub [1928 Telegraph Ave Oakland]
Active Music Series presents:
Elective Infinities (Nathan Clevenger’s sci-fi-chamber-rock band)
Larry Ochs (saxophone) & Donald Robinson (drums)
Zachary James Watkins (Black Spirituals)  More...
✚gCal  ✚iCal