Coming to San Francisco

Source: Bay Improviser Calendar.

Friday, April 8

Fri 4/08 6:00 PM Canessa Gallery [708 Montgomery St SF]
For our first concert of 2022 we are excited to present:
– READY BOX (Phillip Greenlief + Thomas Dimuzio)
– Alex Abalos + Kal Spelletich + Bryan Day
– Jord Liu

Fri 4/08 7:30 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
STOLEN TIME: Debut Concert

Fri 4/08 8:00 PM Mosswood Sound Series [3630 Telegraph Ave enter 2nd door on 37th St Oakland]
Tim Perkis (electronics) / Jon Raskin (saxophones) (first in person performance of the duo formed online during the pandemic). Following the duo, a collection of local improvising musicians, THE MOSSWOOD IMPROVISATION GROUP (Hallie Smith, Crystal Pascucci, Lisa Mezzacappa, Scott R. Looney, Jordan Glenn, and Myles Boisen), will join Tim and Jon in set of free improvisation.

Saturday, April 9

Sat 4/09 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
NACUSASF: IN JUST—SPRING

Sat 4/09 9:00 PM Gray Area Art And Technology [2665 Mission St. SF]
Soundwave Next presents Rite of Spring III, the final act of a 3-part performance series by amorphous mutant collective i8i with support from Cel Genesis, Rose Cherami, Fiera Ferari, Baby Blue, and projections by Billie0cean.

Sunday, April 10

Sun 4/10 4:00 PM Dresher Ensemble Studio [W Grand Ave and Poplar St Oakland]
Positive Knowledge
Ijeoma Thomas: voice/poetry, percussion – Oluyemi Thomas: bass clarinet, saxophone – Donald Robinson: drums

Sun 4/10 4:00 PM Old First Concerts [1751 Sacramento St. SF]
Motoko Honda – The Emergent Piano
In-person and streaming

Tuesday, April 12

Tue 4/12 7:30 PM Dresher Ensemble Studio [W Grand Ave and Poplar St Oakland, CA 94607]
Bats from Namibia! That’s one sound you’ll hear at the first Bay Area performance of music by renowned Irish composer and sound artist Karen Power.

Tue 4/12 8:00 PM The Laundry SF [3359 26th St SF]
Resident is a monthly electronic audiovisual open mic event started in 2017. It is held on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at The Laundry. Resident is casual and cool, and the community you’ll find is like no other for aspiring electronic musicians in the Bay. No judgments, no bullshit, just positive support and openness to new ideas. Due to restrictions, this show will only be streamed online, do not come to the Laundry

Thursday, April 14

Thu 4/14 6:00 PM Mercury Cafe [201 Octavia St SF]
Dave Mihaly, Ahmed Meselhy Ragab, Beth Custer

Friday, April 15

Fri 4/15 6:30 PM Gray Area Art And Technology [2665 Mission St. SF]
The portal is a gateway to another world; but when you cross the threshold everything changes, it becomes refracted. This special event, featuring mixed-reality and sound performances, offers a look at the looking glass itself.

Fri 4/15 7:00 PM Temescal Arts Center [511 48th Street Oakland]
A night of experimental sounds and noise at Temescal Arts Center
Computer (NYC)
Kim Nucci
Blood of Chhinnamastika
Tom Djll
The Flesh Void

Fri 4/15 8:00 PM Mosswood Sound Series [3630 Telegraph Ave enter 2nd door on 37th St Oakland]
CHRISTINA BRAUN (dance) and Tom Nunn (original invented instruments “Skatch Box” and “Crustacean”) have performed together in Bay Area festivals for over a decade. For this concert, they present two new duo pieces. Dean Santomieri performs original stories for voice with live looping and effects and joins Christina to close the concert with a short improvisational piece for dance and guitar.