From the Bay Improviser:
Saturday, July 18
Sat 7/18 8:00 PM Berkeley Arts [2133 University Avenue Berkeley]
Golden Path CD release concert
Sunday, July 19
Sun 7/19 7:30 PM Temescal Art Center [511 48th Street Oakland]
Doors That Only Open in Silence #7. The monthly series of improvisation research at Temescal Arts Center continues. Bring your instrument or just your ears. Small groups will be randomly assembled from submitted names, and there will be a full set by Gino Robair/Unpopular Electronics.
Monday, July 20
Mon 7/20 9:00 PM VAMP music • art • consignment [331 19th Street Oakland]
Avant-Jazz & Experimental Noise Every Monday featuring THE EDOMITES plus LESIONREAD (BUFFALO, NY) plus KRISTACHUWAN (ABQ, NM)
Tuesday, July 21
Tue 7/21 8:00 PM Berkeley Arts [2133 University Avenue Berkeley]
Nathan Clevenger Chamber Group
Composer/guitarist Nathan Clevenger presents a new chamber jazz sextet. The group’s compositions are modular and constantly blur the lines between composition and improvisation, space and density, and jazz, folkloric and modern classical textures.
Wednesday, July 22
Wed 7/22 8:00 PM Berkeley Arts [2133 University Avenue Berkeley]
Kevin McHugh and Akihiko “Akkun” Ando
Thursday, July 23
Thu 7/23 8:00 PM LSG Creative Music Series @ 509 Cultural Gallery [509 Ellis Street SF]
8pm Bleeding Vector
Eric Vogler- guitar, Lorin Benedict- voice
9pm Aurélie Lierman – voice
with Motoko Honda – electronics
Friday, July 24
Fri 7/24 7:30 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Kate Campbell + Anne Rainwater [don’t be a stranger series #1]
Brilliant local pianists Kate Campbell and Anne Rainwater play game-based music by Rozalie Hirs, György Kurtág, John Zorn, and an immersive collaboration with Danny Clay. Pre-concert party with the artists begins at 7:30; music proper begins around 8.
Saturday, July 25
Sat 7/25 7:30 PM Berkeley Arts [2133 University Avenue Berkeley]
Kallie Ciechomski, violist
NY City violist on tour. Repertoire features solo unaccompanied works for viola that have all been written in her lifetime, with an emphasis on composers who are women.
Sat 7/25 7:45 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Black Spirituals, Charles Barabé, Jean-Sébastien Truchy, Black Givre the best of the Bay Area and Montreal’s experimental music and video scene will descend on San Francisco’s Center For New Music, Saturday, July 25, $5-$10 sliding/FREE for members of CNM.
Sat 7/25 10:00 PM Studio Grand [3234 Grand Ave, Oakland]
9Fingers + Wiener Kids