Banlieues Bleues 2005

The upcoming Banlieues Bleues Festival will be featuring a number of artistis: David Murray, Joe McPhee, Anthony Braxton, Louis Sclavis, Otomo Yoshihide, Spring Heel Jack, Evan Parker, Wadada Leo Smith, Fred Anderson, Marc Ribot, Henry Grimes, Steve Coleman, and many others.


Music at the Shedd

Eugene Oregon plays host to a number of upcoming shows of interest at the The Shedd Institute for the Arts

Now Hear This Series 2004-05
Tim Berne’s Hard Cell
Fri, Mar 11, 7:30 pm

Now Hear This Series 2004-05
Laurie Anderson
Sat, Mar 12, 7:30 pm

Now Hear This Series 2004-05
Tom Russell
Tue, Mar 15, 7:30 pm

Now Hear This Series 2004-05
The Tomasz Stanko Quartet
Thu, Mar 17, 7:30 pm

Now Hear This Series 2004-05
Vinicius Cantuaria
Sat, Mar 19, 7:30 pm
April, 2005

Now Hear This Series 2004-05
Alejandro Escovedo
Wed, Apr 6, 7:30 pm

Am Symphonia 05 Spring Festival
Thu, Apr 7 – Fri, Apr 8

Now Hear This Series 2004-05
The Dave Holland Big Band
Sun, Apr 10, 7:30 pm

Thirsty Ear News

The latest from Thirsty Ear:

Meat Beat Manifesto is set to make his Blue Series debut with “At the Center” on May 24, 2005. Featuring tracks from Craig Taborn on keyboards, Bad Plus drummer Dave King and Peter Gordon on flute, this record offers a fresh take on Meat Beat Manifesto’s unique style.

Charlie Hunter & Bobby Previte have begun recording the second installment in the Groundtruther trilogy Longitude. Continuing with the rotating special guest concept, they will be joined by DJ Logic.

Coming Soon

DJ Spooky Vs Dave Lombardo (featuring Chuck D & Vernon Reid) “B-Side Wins Again” 4 song CD maxi will be released on March 8, 2005. This preview to the upcoming full length CD “Drums of Death” features one of the signature tunes from Public Enemy’s classic “Fear of a Black Planet” album retooled and renewed by these cutting edge artists. Get a sneak preview!