Coming up at the Empty Bottle

The Empty Bottle has a number of interesting shows over the next couple of months.


FRI30 (10:00pm; $10)
Guapo (England) (IpecacCuneiform) // Zombi (Relapse) // Del Rey (My Pal God)


SUN2 (10:00pm; $8)
The Empty Bottle Jazz Series presents:
Nils Petter Molvaer (Norway) (ECM) // Frank Rosaly (MolkUtech) (related:Fast Citizens, Get In to Go Out, Rolldown, Valentine Trio, Chicago Luzern Exchange, Mandarin Movie, Dave Rempis Percussion Quartet)

THU6 (9:30pm; $8)
The Empty Bottle & The Society for the Activation of Social Space through Art and Sound (SASSAS) present:
Tetuzi Akiyama (Japan) (ErstwhileLocustQuakebasketCommune-Disc) // Matana Roberts’ I.C. Soultet with Josh Abrams, Jeff Parker, Matana Roberts, Frank Rosaly (UtechThrill Jockey) (related:AACM) // David Daniell I Doug McCombs Duo (Antiopic)

FRI14 (10:00pm; $10)
The Empty Bottle & Insound present:
Six Organs of Admittance (Drag CityHoly MountainStrange AttractorsTime-Lag) (related:Badgerlore, Comets on Fire, Howlin Rain) // Bird Show (Kranky) (related:Dreamweapon, Town & Country) // Singleman Affair (Cardboard SangriaPoptones) (related:hummingbiird)

TUE18 (9:30pm; $5)
The Chicago Improvisers Series presents:
The Tim Daisy | Ken Vandermark Duo (related:AALY Trio, Dragons 1976, Free Music Ensemble, Relay Signals, Territory Band, Triage, Vandermark 5)


WED2 (10:00pm; $10)
Chicago Underground Duo (record release) (Thrill Jockey) (related:Exploding Star Orchestra, Isotope 217, Life Ensemble, Mandarin Movie, Sao Paulo Underground)

FRI4 (10:00pm; $12)
Silver Mt. Zion (Constellation) (related:Godspeed You! Black Emperor) // Black Ox Orkestar (Constellation) (related:A Silver Mt. Zion, Godspeed You! Black Emporer, Sackville)

SAT5 (8:00pm; $12)
Silver Mt. Zion (Constellation) (related:Godspeed You! Black Emperor)

SAT5 (11:00pm; $12)
Silver Mt. Zion (Constellation) (related:Godspeed You! Black Emperor)

MON14 (9:30pm; Free!)
Ahleuchatistas (Cuneiform) // Inshi

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Henry Grimes Event Schedule

Henry Grimes is always busy and his current schedule takes him through mid-August.

Saturday, July 1st: Henry Grimes & Oluyemi Thomas, Modern Formations Gallery, 4919 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 8 p.m., 412-362-O274,,

Sunday, July 2nd: Henry Grimes & Oluyemi Thomas, Rose Recital Hall, room 419, Fisher-Bennett Hall, University of Pennsylvania, 34th and Walnut St’s, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 8 p.m., 215-727-2714, 215-898-9756, (click on “event calendar”),

Thursday, July 6th-Saturday, July 8th: Henry Grimes Trio featuring Marilyn Crispell & Tani Tabbal, grand opening of the Ismet Siral Creative Music School in Istanbul, Turkey, events including workshop at 3:3O and concert at 9 p.m. at Albert Long Hall, Bogazici University on July 7th, plus conference, panel discussions, improvisation sessions, and various other concerts and events over the three days, 9O-212-282-9O9O, complete event schedule at, more at,,,

Saturday, July 15th: Henry Grimes w/ John Tchicai & Kresten Osgood, Copenhagen (Denmark) Jazz Festival, venue called Plan B, Magstraede 14, 4th floor, 1466 Copenhagen K, Denmark, 8-1O p.m., 45 33 91 11 77, 45 33 93 2O 13,,,,,,, tickets from

Monday, July 17th: Henry Grimes w/ John Tchicai & Kresten Osgood, Aarhus (Denmark) Festival, 45 86-121312, venue called VoxHall, Vester allé 15, 8OOO Aarhus, 45 87 3O 97 97, 45 227 64 635,,,,,,, ,

Friday, August 18th, 6:3O p.m: The Henry Grimes Trio featuring David Murray & Sunny Murray, Haarlem Jazzstad Festival, Haarlem, Netherlands, large tent (4,5OO capacity) in the middle of the city, surrounded by six other stages and about 25 clubs and cafes, all also hosting concerts,,, 31 O6 24 49 71 38,…

John Zorn and Masada: The Book of Angels in NY this Fall

A bunch of Masada performances will take place on September 10th.

New York Jewish Music & Heritage Festival: Opening Concert:
John Zorn & Masada: The Book of Angels New

Kol Nidre String Ensemble
Masada String Trio
Mark Feldman
Erik Friedlander
Greg Cohen

Acoustic Masada:
John Zorn
Dave Douglas
Greg Cohen
Joey Baron

Electric Masada:
John Zorn
Marc Ribot
Jamie Saft
Ikue Mori
Trevor Dunn
Joey Baron
Kenny Wollesen
Cyro Baptista

New From Clean Feed

Clean Feed has a handful of new releases.

Adam Lane´s Full Throttle Orchestra
New Magical Kingdom

Nut Club
Free Range Rat

Singing to a Bee
Will Holshouser Trio

Sacred Ground
With Dickey

We Are Not Obstinate Islands
The Diplomats

Snug As A Gun
IMI Koliektief

The Other Side of This
Steve Adams / Ken Filiano

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Dennis González Boston Project