San Francisco Scene: June 21-28, 2019

Source: Bay Improviser.

Friday, June 21
Fri 6/21 5:00 PM Chapel of the Chimes [4499 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, California]
Garden of Memory at Chapel of the Chimes

Saturday, June 22

Sat 6/22 5:30 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF, CA]
Join us for a celebration of the Bay Area invented instrument community and C4NM’s Window Gallery. 5:30-7pm, our Board of Directors will host a reception with new music by curators Bart Hopkin and David Samas. From 7-9pm Pamela Z and Donald Swearingen will perform alongside special guests Krys Bobrowski, Brenda Hutchinson, and the Karen Stackpole Trio. Proceeds from this special event will support C4NM’s Window Gallery, allowing us to continue presenting the most imaginative instrument inventors and artists crossing the boundaries between visual art, acoustic craftsmanship, and music.

Sat 6/22 6:00 PM Berkeley Finnsh Hall [1970 Chestnut St. Berkeley]
“A little more than a month before Dinner Concert”, a benefit for Outsound Presents featuring music by Moe! Staiano & Melne Murphy

Sat 6/22 8:00 PM The Lab [2948 16th St SF (@capp street)]
Phillip Greenlief: The Known Universe for Olivia
7:30 p.m. doors/8 p.m. performance

Sunday, June 23

Sun 6/23 4:30 PM Bird & Beckett Books and Records [653 Chenery St. SF]
Karl Evangelista’s Labas: Exploring the Filipino-American Avant-Garde
Filipino-American guitarist/composer Karl Evangelista is joined by an all-star cast of instrumentalists for “Labas”, a journey through Filipino tradition and the immigrant experience by way of modern jazz and powerful sonic abstraction.

Sun 6/23 5:00 PM Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive [2155 Center St. Berkeley]
Dynamic members of the Bay Area jazz scene since the 1970s, Idris Ackamoor ☥ and the Pyramids perform an evening of their signature intergalactic jazz funk, afrobeat grooves, and hypnotic licks. The lineup features Ackamoor, Sandy Poindexter, Lionel Tanner, Bobby Cobb, Abdul Waheed, and a special guest.

Sun 6/23 6:00 PM The Armory Club [1799 Mission St, San Francisco, California 94103]
Modular Synthesizers + Shibari: Last FM+1 Mystery Event was such a success, Phuturo and Franck Martin are doing another one!

Sun 6/23 7:30 PM SIMM Series @ The Musicians Union Hall [116 9th St @ Mission SF]
7:30 PM Andrew Jamieson – piano
8:30 PM Scott Stobbe + 2
Scott Braziel-Keyboard, Herbert Diamant-Reeds, Scott Stobbe-guitar

Monday, June 24

Mon 6/24 8:00 PM Make-Out Room [3225 22nd St SF]
The Monday Make-Out II
The cutting edge of Bay Area jazz and improvised music–
Set #1: Z-Bug (industrial jazz)
(David Leikam – NS Design CR6 string cello, Moog synthesizer, acoustic p, Sheila Bosco – dms, perc, keys, Timothy Orr – dms, perc, Patrick Cress – sax, elec)
Set #2: Danny Lubin-Laden
(Danny Lubin-Laden: tbn, Raffi Garabedian-ts, Doug Stuart-b, John Schott-gtr, Tim Bulkley-dms)
Set #3: Nick Obando Quartet (free improvisation)
(Nick Obando-as, Chris Thalmann-dms, Tracy Hui-fretless b, Karl Evangelista-gtr)

Mon 6/24 9:00 PM Pro Arts [150 Frank H Ogawa Plz Oakland]
Tim Rowe/Jordan Glenn & C.j. Boyd

Tuesday, June 25

Tue 6/25 7:30 PM California Jazz Conservatory [2040 Addison Street Berkeley]
Way Out West Concert Series – Jordan Glenn’s BEAK

Tue 6/25 8:00 PM Pro Arts [150 Frank H Ogawa Plz Oakland]
Ratskin Records Nite: CCR Headcleaner, Felidae, Headboggle, Zero Charisma, Malocculsion

Thursday, June 27

Thu 6/27 6:30 PM sfSoundRadio [On the interwebs]
Tune in to sfSoundRadio from 6pm to 9pm to hear tablecore improvisations by Jake Rodriguez, Michael Zelner, and Suki O’Kane. Meticulously designed to accompany rinsing, chopping, sauteing and consuming, radioDinner promotes home-cooked meals throughout the experimental music community.

Thu 6/27 8:00 PM Luggage Store Creative Music Series [1007 Market Street SF]
8:15 pm Skullkrusher
Phillip Everett – electo-percussive noise
9:00 pm Cohen/Allen/Pino
Alex Cohen – guitar, Josh Allen – tenor saxophone, Mark Pino – drums

Friday, June 28

Fri 6/28 7:30 PM Adobe Books [3130 24th St SF]
KREation Ensemble•Prizm•Heule/Fluke-Mogul/Nucci/Robinson

Fri 6/28 8:00 PM Temescal Arts Center [511 48th Street Oakland]
Derek Monypeny/Sahba Sizdahkhani/Kanoko Nishi-Smith + Wobbly at TAC