Source: Bay Improviser Calendar.
Friday, November 11
Fri 11/11 8:00 PM Tom’s Place [3111 Deakin Street Berkeley]
Zoh Amba duo with Wobbly (Jon Leidecker) and Tom Djll/Jacob Felix Heule/Chris Cooper trio.
Fri 11/11 8:00 PM The Bistro Pub [1001 B Street Hayward, CA]
PG13 and The Carlo play The Bistro. After a long self-imposed exile, PG13 has a new book of compositions and will be playing them next friday @the bistro in hayward. the carlo opens, a post punk band with metal fringes, featuring jon caploe (guitar), todd connors (guitar, vox), danny baldonado (bass), mark sand (drums). Phillip Greenlief, john shiurba and tom scandura have spent several weeks preparing this new set of … whatever it is we do. the new tunes represent an evolution of our style – more complex melodies and rhythms, more grungy/gnarly, more complex forms.
Saturday, November 12
Sat 11/12 7:30 PM Bird & Beckett Books and Records [653 Chenery St. SF]
Sat 11/12 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Tonight we revisit the musical magic created at Fantasy Studios right before its’ closure in 2018, playing in tribute to our dear friend and collaborator Tom Nunn.
Sat 11/12 8:00 PM Other Cinema [992 Valencia SF]
WORLD PREMIERE of Stand By For Failure: A Negativland Documentary
Sat 11/12 8:30 PM Indexical [Tannery Arts Center 1050 River St. #119 Santa Cruz]
Debuting at Indexical, HALO FOR WORLD SYSTEM extends DROUGHT SPA’s interest in global logistics systems and analyses of value, art, and capital. For this performance, cruse has created a paratext of reference materials sourced from her corpus of critical theory, poetry, and prose written over the past five years. Books referenced therein are then scanned by cruse and Lo, and used as primary inputs for a cybernetic assemblage of language, imagery, and sound. Playing their bar codes and textual material as digital instruments, DROUGHT SPA examines the book as both aesthetic object and commodity.
Sunday, November 13
Sun 11/13 12:00 PM Shapeshifters Cinema [567 5th St. Oakland]
Dodecachordon, a 12-part work by composer Edward Schocker, combines multiple electric guitars and the natural acoustics of a room to explore the energetic relationships between pure harmonic vibrations. Supported with live projected images by Keith Evans, Shapshifters Cinema will be transfixed with abstract projections and the deep sound of drones produced by six electric guitars. Listeners are encouraged to traverse throughout the space and explore the unique acoustic and psychoacoustic phenomena that occur.
Sun 11/13 7:00 PM Mosswood Sound Series [3630 Telegraph Ave enter 2nd door on 37th St Oakland]
ANNE RAINWATER performs San Francisco composer Danny Clay’s “Ten Pages” for piano and electronics and Ian Power’s Ave Maria: “Variations on a Theme by Giacinto Scelsi.” Eric Theise and KRYS BOBROWSKI present real time cartographic improvisations using projected, manipulated digital maps, and custom-built electro-acoustic instruments.
Sun 11/13 7:30 PM SIMM Series @ The Musicians Union Hall [116 9th St @ Mission SF]
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Talking Frog, Looney-Mezzacappa-Nordeson
Wednesday, November 16
Wed 11/16 8:00 PM Luggage Store Creative Music Series [1007 Market Street SF]
Outsound Presents Stash Wyslouch, Bleeding Vector (Lorin Benedict – voice, Eric Vogler – guitar)
Wed 11/16 8:00 PM Palo Alto Art Center Auditorium [1313 Newell Road Palo Alto]
Earthwise welcomes Zoh Amba & Wobbly plus special guests
Thursday, November 17
Thu 11/17 7:30 PM Adobe Books [3130 24th St SF]
Grex, PC Muñoz/David Boyce, Matt Robidoux, Golden Champagne Flavored Sweatshirt
Sublime sounds + wild voices // Oakland experimental duo Grex (Karl Evangelista + Rei Scampavia) completes its Everything You Said Was Wrong tour, joined by the PC Muñoz/David Boyce Duo, experimental electronic artist Golden Champagne Flavored Sweatshirt, and guitarist Matt Robidoux.
Thu 11/17 7:30 PM CCRMA [660 Lomita Dr, Stanford, CA 94305]
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CCRMA presents a live performance by Only Now.
Friday, November 18
Fri 11/18 7:30 PM CCRMA [660 Lomita Dr, Stanford, CA 94305]
CCRMA composer, performer, lecturer, and computer systems administrator Fernando Lopez-Lezcano performs “The Love Songs of Flying Dinosaurs” on his Applesauce Modular Mark V modular synthesizer and other noise makers (including a Noise Toaster, a clone of the ARP2600, a stage piano, and his 40 year old El Dinosaurio DIY modular).
Fri 11/18 8:00 PM Tom’s Place [3111 Deakin Street Berkeley]
Robin Holcomb with Wayne Horvitz
Saturday, November 19
Sat 11/19 7:30 PM ODC Dance Theatre [3153 17th Street at Shotwell SF]
Volti performs Pamela Z’s INK
The San Francisco Bay Area chamber chorus, Volti, presents the in-person premiere of Pamela Z’s Ink at ODC Theater in San Francisco USA
Sat 11/19 7:30 PM Herbst Theatre [401 Van Ness Ave SF]
Adam Tender and Jenny Lin play Philip Glass
Sat 11/19 8:00 PM Center for New Music [55 Taylor St SF]
Ross Hoyt (guitar/piano), Ed Lloyd (Bass), Zae Tinaza (Sax), & Zachary Morris (Drums) perform an hour of improvisational avant-jazz
Sat 11/19 8:00 PM Mills College Littlefield Concert Hall [5000 MacArthur Blvd Oakland]
Ellen Fullman performs on her Long String Instrument.