June at Roulette

From New York’s Roulette:

THURSDAY, JUNE 4, 2015 @ 8:00 PM
Spinning on Air Series: 3 Degrees of Robert Wyatt, Curated By and Featuring Invisible Familiars Four evenings of adventurous songwriters, curated by David Garland of WNYC’s Spinning On Air, featuring established and up-and-coming composers who are finding new paths in the land of song….

MONDAY, JUNE 8, 2015 @ 8:00 PM
[GENERATE] Wet Ink Large Ensemble Wet Ink Large Ensemble will perform the US premier of Klaus Lang‘s ‘Book of Serenity,’ a world premiere by Icelandic composer David Brynjar Franzson written for Wet Ink, Mahir Cetiz’s large ensemble work ‘Mise-en-abyme’,…

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10, 2015 @ 8:00 PM
Celebrating the Sunnyside Records release of John Hollenbeck’s Songs We Like A Lot

THURSDAY, JUNE 11, 2015 @ 7:00 PM
Sound Bites: A Concert to Benefit Roulette’s New + Adventurous Art Over the last three decades, Roulette has been at the forefront of innovation and experimentation. Sound Bites, our annual benefit concert, salutes 36 years of presenting and supporting New + Adventurous Art with five select performances by artists working in music, dance and Intermedia….

FRIDAY, JUNE 12, 2015 @ 8:00 PM
[RESIDENCY] Lesley Flanigan: “Voices” Lesley Flanigan presents Voices, a new work for vocal ensemble and electronics that expands her sculptural music-making approach from speaker electronics to the human voice….

SUNDAY, JUNE 14, 2015 @ 5:30 PM
Lukas Ligeti: 50th Birthday Concert Lukas Ligeti 50th Birthday Concert – Lukas Ligeti has been a vitally creative contributor to NYC’s experimental and avant-garde music scene in all it facets since arriving here in 1998…

MONDAY, JUNE 22, 2015 @ 8:00 PM
[COMMISSION] Amirtha Kidambi Quartet: Mother Tongues This quartet performing the compositions of vocalist Amirtha Kidambi (Seaven Teares/Elizabeth-Caroline Unit), lies nestled in a venn diagram of musical spheres and communities in New York City. Her and her collaborators saxophonist Matt Nelson (Battle Trance/Tune-Yards), bassist Brandon Lopez (Vape Drip) and drummer Max Jaffe (Killer Bob) have crossed paths in the DIY underbelly, in incestuous circles of free improvisers, and uncomfortable chairs in concert halls of angular new music….

TUESDAY, JUNE 23, 2015 @ 8:00 PM
Out Beyond by Robert Een Robert Een returns to Roulette joined by an all-star cast of musicians in an evening of new music.

THURSDAY, JUNE 25, 2015 @ 8:00 PM
The String Orchestra of Brooklyn: Dimensions of Time and Silence: Music of Wollschleger, Feldman, and Penderecki

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DOWNTOWNMUSIC.NET Photos

From DOWNTOWNMUSIC.NET:

May 30, 2015
Christy & Emily, The Gutter
Christy Edwards Emily Manzo Curt Sydnor Jeff Tobias

May 28, 2015
Christian Pruvost, Natsuki Tamura, Peter Orins, Downtown Music Gallery
Peter Orins Christian Pruvost Natsuki Tamura

May 26, 2015
Gerald Cleaver, Nels Cline, Larry Ochs, JACK
Gerald Cleaver Nels Cline Larry Ochs

Origin Stories: Nels Cline

English: Nels Cline @ All tomorrow's parties f...

From the Red Bull Music Academy:

First getting hip to the psychedelic rock heritage of his native West Coast upbringing, Nels Cline ventured out into the world of improvisational jazz and jazz rock, before being introduced to noise-laden versions of rock & roll by Sonic Youth and the New York No Wave scene. Beyond Wilco, Cline has played with characters as diverse as Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, Yoko Ono, Marc Ribot, Thurston Moore, and Lydia Lunch, and explored the possibilities of experimental composition with his own outfits The Nels Cline Singers, Fig with Yuka Honda, and his duo with former child prodigy Julian Lage. In this excerpt from his recent interview with RBMA Radio, Cline discusses his earliest musical epiphanies.

Kayo Dot Upcoming West Coast Shows

English: Kayo Dot in Santa Cruz

From Kayo Dot:

Jun 2, 2015
Boise, ID
Crazy Horse

Jun 25, 2015
San Francisco, CA
Hemlock Tavern

Jun 26, 2015
Los Osos
Sweet Springs Saloon

Jun 28, 2015
Los Angeles, CA
Complex

Jun 30, 2015
Las Vegas, NV
Bunkhouse Saloon

Jul 1, 2015
Salt Lake City, UT
Kilby Court

Jul 3, 2015
Vancouver, BC
The Hindenburg

Jul 4, 2015
Seattle, WA
Highline

Jul 5, 2015
Portland, OR
Panic Room (formerly Tonic)