Seattle Scene: August 31 – September 9, 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 Varner & Friends
Thu. Aug. 31, 8 PM; $5 – $15 donation at door

Jazz-based French horn player and composer Tom Varner has put together this evening of “end of summer improvisations and meditations”, joined by James Falzone (clarinets), Heather Bentley (violin, viola), Paul Kikuchi (percussion), and field recordists Steve Peters, Steve Barsotti, and Doug Haire.

Seattle Composers’ Salon
Fri. Sep. 1, 8 PM; $5 – $15 donation at door

At bi-monthly, informal presentations, the Seattle Composers’ Salon features finished works, previews, and works in progress by regional composers and performers in a casual setting that allows for experimentation and discussion. Everyone is welcome! Tonight: Patrick O’Keefe, S. Eric Scribner, Blake Degraw, Cole Bratcher.

THU. 9/7 – pianist Eric McElroy performs music by himself + Frederic Rzewski’s De Profundis, Jacob TV’s The Body of Your Dreams, and the American premier of John Joubet’s Piano Sonata #2, Opus 71

FRI. 9/8 – trumpeter and Spite House curator Steve O’Brien presents his last large work before leaving Seattle

SAT. 9/9 – Nonsequitur presents guitarists Janet Feder and Fred Frith