San Francisco Scene: May 11-18, 2018

English: Rent Romus performing at the San Fran...

Source: Bay Improviser.

Friday, May 11

Fri 5/11 7:30 PM Yerba Buena Center for the Arts [701 Mission St @3rd SF]
DJ Spooky “Arctic Rhythms” (San Francisco)
DJ Spooky / Printz Dance Project

Fri 5/11 Bird and Beckett [653 Chenery St, SF]
Jason Stein’s Locksmith Isidore

Saturday, May 12

Sat 5/12 3:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Brooklyn Art Song Society: New Voices

Sat 5/12 7:30 PM Yerba Buena Center for the Arts [701 Mission St @3rd SF]
DJ Spooky “Arctic Rhythms” (San Francisco)
DJ Spooky / Printz Dance Project

Sat 5/12 7:30 PM The Red Poppy Art House [2698 Folsom St @23rd St SF]
Trance Mission Duo: Rhythmic & Melodic Soundscapes
Trance Mission Duo presents new music from their upcoming album and chestnuts from their vast repertoire. Melodic, haunting, rhythmic, and pulsating, their global jazz and trance dance music has delighted audiences all over the world.
Beth Custer – clarinets, percussion, vocals
Stephen Kent – didgeridoo, sinter-style cello, percussion, vocals

Sunday, May 13

Sun 5/13 7:00 PM Private home in North Berkeley Hills [Private home in North Berkeley Hills.]
House concert in private home in North Berkeley Hills with pianist/composer Anthony Davis. Mr. Davis will play 2 sets, with wine and cheese served during the intermission. Seating is limited. For information, please contact the concert host at:

Tuesday, May 15

Tue 5/15 7:00 PM Octopus Literary Salon [2101 Webster St. #170 Oakland]
Thomas Carnacki (Jesse Burson, Anka Draugelates, Gregory Hagen, Cheryl E. Leonard, Gregory Scharpen) crafts music that creates a mood of delightful unease. Bavarian vocalist/violist Anka Draugelates improvises with Cheryl E. Leonard (natural-object instruments, viola). Kristine Barrett is a vocalist and composer specializing in traditional music and ritual song.

Thursday, May 17

Thu 5/17 7:30 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
permutations051718: Ghost Ensemble: We Who Walk Again

Thu 5/17 8:00 PM Luggage Store Creative Music Series [1007 Market Street SF]
8:00pm Max Johnson with Phillip Greenlief & Tim Perkis
9:00pm Dennydennybreakfast – album release show for “unlit overpass”
Core Personnel:
Jordan Glenn – drums, Mark Clifford-Pascucci – vibes , Crystal Clifford-Pascucci – cello
David Young – keyboards, Max Judelson – bass, Bob Woods-LaDue – drums
Special Guest:
Rent Romus – alto saxophone

Friday, May 18

Fri 5/18 7:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Kurt Rohde’s Farewell Tour – PART 1

Fri 5/18 7:30 PM Adobe Books [3130 24th St SF]
Brenda Hutchinson•Headlights•The Shoes

Fri 5/18 7:30 PM Space 151 [151 Potrero, San Francisco]
Jason Kahn (Switzerland)
gabby fluke-mogul
Kevin Corcoran

Fri 5/18 8:00 PM Sole Space [1714 TELEGRAPH AVENUE OAKLAND, CA]
The first of the last 2 summer shows of 20th Annual Music for People & Thingamajigs Festival amplify and extend the gestural and sonic characteristic of the found objects, with Joo Won Park and Big City Orchestra on-stage.