Something Else! Festival of Creative Music Next Weekend in Hamilton

Ken Vandermark, at "Sonore" concert,...

Source: ZULA Presents.

Zula Presents
4th Annual
SOMETHING ELSE!
Festival Of Creative Music
June 16-19, 2017

Friday, June 16
FESTIVAL OPENING BBQ AT WAHC (5-11 pm)
51 Stuart St., Hamilton, ON
($35/28)

5:00 pm: KEN VANDERMARK SOLO (Chicago)
Ken Vandermark saxophones, clarinets

5:45 pm: EARTH WIND & CHOIR (Hamilton)
Sarah Good conductress
Vocalists:
Teresa Caterini, Karijn de Jong, Beth de Jong, Amy McIntosh, Katie Penrose, Molly Merriman, Jessica Carey, Becky Katz, Jenny Vasquez, Annie Shaw, Ian Challenger, Zack Shaw, Jonathon Horvath, Jon Dalton, Andrew Johnson, Mark Raymond

6:30 pm: TATSUYA NAKATANI SOLO (PA/Osaka)
Tatsuta Nakatani percussion, cymbals, gongs

7:15 pm: TOGETHERNESS! (Montreal)
Ellwood Epps trumpet
Erik Hove alto saxophone
Scott Thomson trombone
Stéphane Diamantakiou double bass
Louis-Vincent Hamel drums

8:30 pm: JOE MORRIS SOLO (CT)
Joe Morris guitar, banjo

9:30 pm: PERCH HEN BROCK & RAIN (Amsterdam/Brooklyn)
Ab Baars tenor saxophone, clarinet, shakuhachi
Ig Henneman viola
Ingrid Laubrock tenor saxophone
Tom Rainey drums

Saturday, June 17
SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT WAHC (1-5 pm)
51 Stuart St., Hamilton, ON
($35/28)

1:00 pm: NICOLE RAMPERSAUD SOLO (Toronto)
Nicole Tampersaud trumpet

1:35 pm: AD HOC #1
Surprise improv group

2:00 pm: GARY BARWIN & STUART ROSS (Hamilton/Toronto)
Gary Barwin & Stuart Ross poetry, text, sounds

2:35 pm: AD HOC #2
Surprise improv group

3:00 pm: ELOPING WITH THE SUN + AB BAARS (CT/NY/Chicago/Amsterdam)
Joe Morris banjouke
William Parker sintir, ghimbri, reeds
Hamid Drake percussion
Ab Baars reeds

3:50 pm: AD HOC #3
Surprise improv group

DKV Trio / Hamid Drake, Kent Kessler and Ken Vandermark
at Narodni Dom in Maribor / Slovenia, 2015 by Ziga Koritnik

4:15 pm: DKV TRIO + JOE MORRIS (Chicago/CT)
Ken Vandermark reeds
Kent Kessler bass
Hamid Drake drums
Joe Morris guitar

SATURDAY EVENING AT GALLERY ON THE BAY (7-11 pm)
231 Bay St. N., Hamilton, ON
($35/28)

7:00 pm: KEN VANDERMARK/NATE WOOLEY DUO (Chicago/NY)
Ken Vandermark reeds
Nate Wooley trumpet

8:00 pm: GRÜNEN (Berlin/Cologne)
Achim Kaufmann piano, composition
Robert Landfermann double bass
Christian Lillinger drums, percussion

9:30 pm: ELOPING WITH THE SUN (CT/NY/Chicago)
Joe Morris banjouke
William Parker sintir, ghimbri, reeds
Hamid Drake percussion

Sunday, June 18
SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT WAHC (1-5 pm)
51 Stuart St., Hamilton, ON
($35/28)

1:00 pm: NATE WOOLEY SOLO (NY)
Nate Wooley trumpet

1:35 pm: AD HOC #4
Surprise improv group

2:00 pm: CERAMIX (Toronto)
Chiho Tokita pottery
Germaine Liu composition
Tomasz Krakowiak percussion
Joe Sorbara percussion
Mark Zurawinski percussion

2:35 pm: AD HOC #5
Surprise improv group

3:00 pm: PERCH HEN BROCK & RAIN (Amsterdam/Brooklyn)
Ab Baars tenor saxophone, clarinet, shakuhachi
Ig Henneman viola
Ingrid Laubrock tenor saxophone
Tom Rainey drums

3:50 pm: AD HOC #6
Surprise improv group

4:15 pm: ELOPING WITH THE SUN + DKV TRIO (CT/NY/Chicago)
Joe Morris banjouke
William Parker sintir, ghimbri, reeds
Hamid Drake drums, percussion
Ken Vandermark reeds
Kent Kessler bass

SUNDAY EVENING AT GALLERY ON THE BAY (7-11 pm)
231 Bay St. N., Hamilton, ON
($35/28)

7:00 pm: STEVE BATES’ BLACK SEAS + ESCHATON (Hamilton)
Steve Bates guitar, electronics
Connor Bennett reeds, bass, electronics
Aaron Hutchinson percussion, trumpet, electronics

8:00 pm: QUARTET KAZE (Tokyo/Lille)
Natsuki Tamura trumpet
Christian Pruvost trumpet
Satoko Fujii piano
Peter Orins drums

9:30 pm: DKV TRIO (Chicago)
Ken Vandermark reeds
Kent Kessler bass
Hamid Drake drums

Monday, June 19
FESTIVAL CLOSING PARTY AT THIS AIN’T HOLLYWOOD (7-11 pm)
345 James St. N., Hamilton, ON
($25/20)

7:30 pm: SANDCATCHERS (New York)
Yoshie Fruchter oud, composition
Myk Freedman lap steel
Michael Bates bass
Dave Clark percussion

9:00 pm: HARAM (Vancouver)
Gord Grdina oud, composition
JP Carter trumpet
Josh Zubot violin
Kenton Loewen drums
Tommy Babin bass
Emad Armoush vocals
François Houle clarinet
Chris Kelly saxophone
Tim Gerwing percussion
Liam MacDonald percussion

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