Seattle Scene: March 14-23, 2019

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.

Dan Joseph + Blevin Blectum
Thu. Mar. 14, 8 PM; $10 at the door

A shared evening of electronic and electro- acoustic music with recent Seattle transplant Blevin Blectum (Bevin Kelley) and New York- based composer Dan Joseph. Blectum will present a new set of electronic pieces, while Joseph will present Dulcimer Flight, a long-form work for hammer dulcimer and electronics informed by acoustic ecology, ambient music and early minimalism.

SIMF: Paul Hoskin Tribute (take 2)
Fri. Mar. 15, 8 PM; $5 – $20 donation at door

A large group of veteran Seattle improvisers gather to pay tribute to SIMF founder Paul Hoskin, who passed away last November. Various groupings TBD, and an ensemble performing Hoskin’s open score Quietude. (Originally scheduled for Feb. 9, but cancelled due to snow. The previous artist line-up has since changed somewhat due to the number of participants and their conflicting schedules.)

Guitar Cult + Horist + Flory-Barnes
Sat. Mar. 16, 8 PM; $5 – $15 donation at door

Composer/guitarist Ben McAllister debuts his new group The Guitar Cult, Evan Flory-Barnes brings original songs with chamber ensemble vibes, and Bill Horist brings the inimitable Horist guitar experience.

Thu. 3/21 – Iterations: an evening of performative experiments by UW’s DXARTS PhD students Riah Buchanan, Chanee Choi w/ Sarah Lisette Chiesa, Cameron Fraser, R.M-TNKRT, Breana Tavaglione and Rihards Vitols

Fri. 3/22 – Nonsequitur presents Mother Tongue (Angelina Baldoz + kt shores) with guests Greg Kelley (trumpet), Greg Campbell (drums), and poet Omar Willey

Sat. 3/23 – Gamelan Pacifica with Jessika Kenney and Indonesian guest artist Darsono