San Francisco Scene: August 24-30, 2018

Source: Bay Improviser.

Friday, August 24

Fri 8/24 7:00 PM Sound & Savor [24th and Adeline Streets Oakland]
Sameer Gupta solo tabla and a 4 course dinner

Fri 8/24 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
American Narratives – Music by Kyle Hovatter & Emma Logan

Fri 8/24 9:00 PM Bird & Beckett Books and Records [653 Chenery St. SF]
Trance Mission Duo featuring Stephen Kent & Beth Custer

Saturday, August 25

Sat 8/25 8:00 PM House Concert in North Berkeley Hills [Please email for details]
House concert in private home in North Berkeley Hills with clarinetist/composer Ben Goldberg featuring music of Thelonious Monk. Mr. Goldberg will play 2 sets, with wine and cheese served during the intermission. Seating is limited. For information, please contact the concert host at:

Sunday, August 26

Sun 8/26 6:00 PM Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco [750 Kearny street, 3rd floor (in hotel) San Francisco, CA 94108]
Yan Jun makes a rare visit from Beijing with a solo feedback performance, “linear duo” with Bay Area artist Gabby Wen and a talk on experimental music in China. Presented by 23five & Chinese Culture Center of SF.

Sun 8/26 7:00 PM Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive [2155 Center St. Berkeley]
Full: Payne/Sonami

Sun 8/26 7:30 PM SIMM Series @ The Musicians Union Hall [116 9th St @ Mission SF]
Shimmering voice and rattle sound poetics with
Pitta of the Mind
Maw Shein Win – poetry
Amanda Chaudhary – keyboard/electronics
Robert Anbian – poetry
Rent Romus – saxophones/flutes
Donald Robinson – drums

Tuesday, August 28

Tue 8/28 7:30 PM Tom’s Place [3111 Deakin Street Berkeley]
On the occasion of bassoonist Sara Schoenbeck’s visit from New York, an improvised trio first meeting comprising three long-term dyads.

Wednesday, August 29

Wed 8/29 8:00 PM Peacock Lounge [552 Haight St SF]
Madonna-ld the Nut – click LIKE a virgin, (Three Day Stubble)
Anti-Ear – Tyler (Brown Whornet, Chablis, Three Day Stubble, Beandip Troubadours, Tarantism) coming in hawt, all the way from NOLA!
Are Squar2d – Danishta Rivero (Caribay, Voicehandler, Las Sucias) & Jake Rodriguez (bran(…)pos)

Svist – at long last, Dmitri Svistula’s generative, reactive & improvisational sound!
Chiko – Kyoto’s own maestra of violin, Chiko Kinoshita (Naked Mozart)

Thursday, August 30

Thu 8/30 7:30 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
THERE IS A RIVER: David Neita & Deborah Pritchard

Thu 8/30 8:00 PM Luggage Store Creative Music Series [1007 Market Street SF]
8:15 pm Angel Archer
Sheila Bosco – drums, Brian Lucas – bass
8:50 pm Alee Karim – solo guitar
9:30 pm captjrab – synths