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Source: Bay Improviser Calendar.

Saturday, January 28

Sat 1/28 7:00 PM Audium [1616 Bush Street]
Residency Rewind: New Voices
Did you miss last year’s Audium residency shows? In anticipation of this year’s residency premiere, Audium is winding back to one year ago. This show is a limited rerun of the historic first residency, a reimagining of the space through immersive compositions of spatial sound.

Sat 1/28 7:30 PM Adobe Books [3130 24th St SF]
Nathan Wheeler (New York)
San Kazakgascar (Sacramento)
Kae Wu / Jorge Bachmann / Kevin Corcoran (Taipei / San Francisco)
An bicoastal and international evening of electroacoustic drone, psychedelic post punk, and textural noise poetry at the bookshop on 24th street, a possibly overlooked epicenter of interesting happenings in San Francisco.

Sat 1/28 8:30 PM Indexical [Tannery Arts Center 1050 River St. #119 Santa Cruz]
Rodrigo Barriga Ensemble + Myles Morgan // Exploring ensemble interaction and communication through the use of openness and structured improvisation.

Sunday, January 29

Sun 1/29 7:00 PM Mosswood Sound Series [3630 Telegraph Ave enter 2nd door on 37th St Oakland]
The world-renowned cellist FRANCES-MARIE UITTI permieres PIOMBO, a new composition for solo 2Bows Cello by LUCIANO CHESSA.
Uitti and Chessa also perform QUEST[O] / Una meditazione (2022) for cello, piano and voices.

Tuesday, January 31

Tue 1/31 8:00 PM The Knockout [3223 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94110]
Grex, Gentleman Surfer, Nine Dog Dick
Fiery sounds from Nor Cal, featuring Oakland experimental duo Grex (Karl Evangelista + Rei Scampavia), Sacramento avant prog band Gentleman Surfer (Jon Bafus, a.o.), and free improvisation/noise group Nine Dog Dick (Matt Chandler + Doug Katelus + Jay Korber + Tom Weeks).

Wednesday, February 1

Wed 2/01 8:00 PM Luggage Store Creative Music Series [1007 Market Street SF]
Luggage Store New Music Series and Outsound Presents
Night of the Tenor
Kevin Robinson, Joshua Allen-solo tenor saxophone

Thursday, February 2

Thu 2/02 7:30 PM Mosswood Chapel [3630 Telegraph Ave. Oakland, CA]
UMA Gallery Oakland is very excited to present the multitalented NYC composer/artist/performer M. Lamar. Alumnus of both SF Art Institue and Yale School of Art Lamar has been presented internationaly, most recently at The Rewire Festival in The Hague. An operatic countertenor and pianist, Lamar is a wizard at extracting elements from folk lamentation, European opera and goth creating his own revolutionary style aimed for the deepest spiritual and moral transformation.

Saturday, February 4

Sat 2/04 8:00 PM Spruce Street Concerts [send email to]
Ben Goldberg’s new Quartet, “Jewish Leftist Intellectual”, performs at Spruce Street Concerts, a home concert venue in the Berkeley Hills. This quartet features Ben Goldberg on clarinet, Rob Reich on accordion, Andrew Conklin on electric guitar & Daniel Fabricant on bass. Seating is limited. We ask payment in advance of the concert by PayPal, Venmo or check to secure a seat.

Sat 2/04 8:00 PM Mills College Littlefield Concert Hall [5000 MacArthur Blvd Oakland]
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Laetitia Sonami performs 100 Trillions, a world premiere, in collaboration with Paul DeMarinis and SUE-C.Sonami also performs a new collaboration with James Fei as part of the Sparrows and Ortolans duo, as well as a new solo work.