Seattle Scene: April 21 – May 6, 2017

From Seattle’s Wayward Music Series:


Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center

4th Floor, 4649 Sunnyside Ave. N, Seattle 98103 (corner N 50th St. in Wallingford)

Every month, Nonsequitur and a community of like-minded presenters and artists offer ten concerts of adventurous music in an informal yet respectful all-ages setting: contemporary classical, free improvisation, the outer limits of jazz, electronic music, microtonal/new instruments, sound art, and other extraordinary sonic experiences.

Tom Baker: My Life with the Guitar
Fri. April 21, 8 PM; $5 – $15 at the door

Guitar music by Seattle composer Tom Baker spanning the past 25 years. Some of the area’s most accomplished guitarists perform seven of his works for solo classical guitar, guitar and soprano, and for electric guitaron this evening celebrating the instrument: Michael Partington, Michael Nicolella, Mark Hilliard Wilson, Satchel Henneman, Cherie Hughes.

Drone Cinema Film Festival
Sat. April 22, 8 PM; $5 – $15 at the door

Founded by composer/Silent Records label boss Kim Cascone, the Drone Cinema Film Festival showcases cutting-edge, minimalist works of ethereal beauty that bring sonic drones into the visual realm. Drone Cinema filmmakers offer their vision of what sonic drones look like. The evening opens with a live performance by Seattle drone masters: bitės. Presented by Nonsequitur.

FRI. 4/28 – Eveline Müller revives her Klang Quartet and introduces the new Klang Orchestra

SAT. 4/29 – Ask the Ages first gig in over a year, expect new music and special guests

FRI. 5/5 – Seattle Composers’ Salon: John Kammerer, Jeremiah Lawson, Patrick O’Keefe, John Teske

SAT. 5/6 – Gift Tapes/DRAFT presents Seth Nehil, RM Francis, Cameron Shafii