From Henry Grimes:
Friday, Dec. 9th, 1-4 p.m: Henry Grimes workshop at the Royal Conservatory (KASK), Gent, Belgium (sorry — not open to the public);
Saturday, Dec. 1Oth, 7 p.m: Henry Grimes in concert w/ Elaine Mitchener and David Toop, Drieklank (Trio Sound) Festival on Campus Bijloke at KASK (Koninklijke Academie voor Schone Kunsten), Jozef Kluyskensstraat 2, 9OOO Gent, Belgium, +32 (O)9 267 O1 OO, +32 473 493 4O3, tickets 15 and 12 Euros at the school, http://www.kask.be/index.php?/agenda/artikel/drieklank_festival_op_campus_bijloke, http://www.kask.be/index.php?/english, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com.
Monday, Dec. 12th, doors open at 8 p.m: Henry Grimes solo concert (double-bass, violin, poetry, 1st set) and with Paul Dunmall and Roger Turner (2nd set), Cafe Oto, Print House, 18-22 Ashwin Street, London E8 3DL, +44 (O)2O 7923 1231, http://www.cafeoto.co.uk, http://www.cafeoto.co.uk/henry-grimes-paul-dunmall-roger-turner.shtm, firstname.lastname@example.org, tickets 8 pounds in advance from http://www.wegottickets.com/event/145038, or 1O at the door.
Friday, Dec. 16th, 9 p.m: Henry Grimes solo concert (double-bass, violin, poetry), Korjaamo Culture Factory, Toolonkatu 51B, FIN-OO25O, Helsinki, Finland, +358 O2O 7417 OOO, http://www.korjaamo.fi, email@example.com, concert tickets from http://www.tiketti.fi/Henry-Grimes-US-Faarao-Pirttikangas-Kulttuuritehdas-lippuja/13844, 6OO-1-1616, 15 Euro in advance, 17 at the door (venue members and student discount 13,5O Euro / 15,5O Eur).
Saturday, Dec. 31st (New Year’s Eve), 8 p.m. John Zorn improv benefit with many special guests, $25; 11 p.m. Marc Ribot’s Spiritual Unity Quartet w/ Roy Campbell, Jr., Henry Grimes, and Chad Taylor, “Bells at Midnight,” music by and for Albert Ayler, $6O includes champagne toast at midnight, at the Stone, northwest corner of Ave. C and 2nd St., New York City, no advance tickets or reservations, so just get there early!, http://www.thestonenyc.com/calendar.php, firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Marc Ribot Trio – review (guardian.co.uk)
- The Henry Grimes Now! Quartet In Harlem At Black River Cultural Center (harlemworldblog.wordpress.com)