Seattle Scene: June 20-29, 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.

SIMF: Improvised Dance & Music
Thu. June 20, 8 PM; $5 – $20 donation at door

Seattle Improvised Music Festival presents a performance (rescheduled from February 9, which was cancelled due to snow) of curated by Stephanie Skura. Musicians: Beth Fleenor, clarinets/vox; Dave Knott, homemades; Steve Peters, field recordings, found things. Dancers: Linda Austin, Paige Barnes, Vanessa DeWolf, Nate Dryden, Jordan MacIntosh-Hougham, Stephanie Skura.

Lotus Lungs + Neil Welch + Amelia Coulter/Haley Freedlund
Sat. June 22, 8 PM; $5 – $15 donation at door

Lotus Lungs (Matt Benham, Bill Horist, Tom Scully) celebrate the release of their first album, Guitar Improv Summit Vol. 1. Neil Welch performs acoustic solo works on soprano, tenor and bass saxophones, traversing abstract “resonance imaginations” through multiphonics, air and non-tempered melody. Trombone duo of Amelia Coulter & Haley Freedlund open.

Fri. 6/28 – vocalist Amelia Love Clearheart’s new improvisational ensemble LovePunk, with Heather Bentley (viola), Greg Krupit (cello), Carol J Levin (harp), Dashiell Morgan (flute), Carlos Snaider (electric guitar)

Sat. 6/29 – Sound of Late plays recent works by Anthony R. Green, Shawn E. Okpebholo, Evan Williams, and Eve Beglarian