Source: Downtown Music Gallery.
The STEVE DALACHINSKY MEMORIAL/CELEBRATION at DMG last Sunday was a blast!
Special thanks to all of the musicians and poets who participated: Frank Meadows, Marty Ehrlich, Louie Belogenis, Jason K Hwang, ThomChess, Thomas Heberer, Michael Vatcher, Yuko Otomo, Kurt Gottschalk and Luisa Muhr. The poetry, music and stories really captured what made local Poet Laureate Steve Dalachinsky such an important part of our & the world’s Creative Arts Community. The final piece of the night started with a recording of John Zorn’s haunting piece, “Kol Nidre” (the Jewish parer for the dead, for everyone to think about Steve), which faded into a musical drone/flow led by Mr. Hwang. Eventually I asked everyone in attendance who had a cell phone, to find a clip of Mr. Dalachinsky’s reading on YouTube. Hence, Dalachinsky’s poetry was heard throughout the room in many layers. We could feel his presence and I thought I saw him in the back of the room, about to take off for yet another gig. It was indeed a glorious night and was filmed by Robert O’Haire, which we hope to have made available for view in the near future. – BLG/DMG
The Downtown Music Gallery 28th Anniversary Celebrations began on May 1st & Continues! Every In-store This Summer Helps Celebrate the Spirit of Creative Music Performed Live.
Sunday, October 27th:
6pm: DAVID GROLLMAN and KENNY MILLIONS – Snare Drums and Whatever He Does!
7pm: SEAN ALI & SANDY EWEN – Contrabass and Guitar-on-lap!
Sunday, November 10th:
6pm: NOAH BECKER and MICHAEL ATTIAS – Two Saxists!
7pm: MYSTERY GUITARIST
Sunday, November 24th:
6pm: THOMAS HELTON – Solo ContraBass
7pm: REGGIE NICHOLSON – Solo Drums
DMG is located at 13 Monroe St. (between Catherine & Market Sts) in a basement below a small gallery. Take the F train to East Broadway or the 6 train to Canal or the B or D to Grand, or the M-15 bus to Madison & Catherine. Come on Down, the Sunday Music Series is Always Free & the Vibes are Always Cosy. You can check the weekly in-store sets through our Instagram feed
The Independent Promoters Alliance,
Eric’s House of Improv and Downtown Music Gallery Present:
The Rare Return of BassDrumBone
Featuring MARK HELIAS / GERRY HEMINGWAY / RAY ANDERSON!!!
Saturday, November 9th at 8pm:
Rare Appearance at ZÜRCHER Gallery –
33 Bleecker St. (East of Lafayette), NY NY 10012
Tel: 212-777-0790 / email@example.com