November 19 at Myopic With Albert Wildeman (bass)

Eric Leonardson performs at Myopic. (Photo taken by Aaron Zarzutski, August 2008)

7:30 PM, Monday, November 19

Myopic Bookstore
1564 N. Milwaukee Avenue Chicago, IL 60622
Find us up on the second floor.

Albert Wildeman (bass) and Eric Leonardson (springboard, electronics) perform in the weekly Myopic Improvised/Experimental Music Series, curated by Fred Lonberg-Holm, Brian Labycz and Aaron Zarzutzki.

More info the Myopic Improvised/Experimental Music Series: www.myopicbookstore.com/music.html

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Lightbox Orchestra – At Elastic Arts – 3 | Kuro Neko Music

Kuro Neko Music has released a recorded live performance of Fred Lonberg-Holm’s “Lightbox Orchestra” at the Elastic Arts Foundation, in Chicago. I performed in the orchestra along with…

Fred Lonberg-Holm – lightbox operator
Todd A. Carter – electronics
Michael Colligan – dry ice and implements
Rob Drinkwater – electronics
Abe Gibson – guitar and electronics
Brian Labycz – electronics
Frank Rosaly – percussion and electronics
Vadim Sprikut – electronics
Aaron Zarzutzki – snare drum

Listen and download the album and other recordings.

Upcoming performances in October and November 2008

I have six performances scheduled for October and November, with more being planned. Three happen in the Third Annual Chicago Calling Arts Festival (CCAF3), presented in various locations from October 1—12. Look further down for my other three post-CCAF shows held at Enemy, Myopic, and Elastic. Please check the CCAF3 Schedule page and this web page in case of last-minute schedule changes. Continue reading

Upcoming Chicago performances in August 2008

Sunday, August 3, 10:00 p.m.–2:00 a.m. on Something Else WLUW 88.7 FM Independent Community Radio, with Chicago Phonography / Live stream

Related links:
http://chicagophonography.com/
Listen to Chicago Phonographers' first live performance 

Monday, August 4, 7:30 p.m. at Myopic Books, 1564 N. Milwaukee Ave., with Jerry Bryerton (percussion) and Christopher Bruce (percussion), free

Related links:
http://www.myspace.com/jeromebryerton
http://www.myspace.com/christopherabruce

Monday, August 11, 9:00 p.m. at ELASTIC Arts Foundation 2830 N. Milwaukee Ave., 2nd Fl., with Carol Genettti (voice), double bill with Fred Lonberg-Holm (cello) solo, $7 suggested donation

This concert follows the opening reception (8:00—9:00 p.m., admission free) for Elastic Sound and Vision Gallery’s new exhibition, Unfinished Logan Square, featuring work by visual artist Tracy Kostenbader.

Friday, August 15, 8:00 p.m. at the AV-aerie, 2000 W. Fulton, with Bay Area composer and instrument inventor Eric Glick Rieman (prepared Rhodes electric piano), double bill with the Young Equestrians from Brooklyn, $8 suggested donation

Related links:
http://www.myspace.com/ericglickrieman
http://www.myspace.com/shaynadulberger
http://www.myspace.com/avaerie

Eric Glick Rieman lives in Berkeley, California where he composes music in many genres and improvises on a redesigned Rhodes electric piano, among other instruments. He has studied with Fred Frith, Pauline Oliveros, Maggi Payne, Eliane Radigue, Alvin Curran, Chris Brown, J. D. Parran, Douglas Ewart, Steed Cowart, and John Bischoff. He has organized the Thingamajigs festival. His 2003 CD on Accretions, “DalabaFrithGlickRiemanKihlstedt” was recorded with Lesli Dalaba (trumpet), Fred Frith (guitar), and Carla Kihlstedt (violin) , and “Lung Tree” (on ReR recordings in 2005) was recorded with Lesli Dalaba (trumpet), and Stuart Dempster (trombone).

Sunday, August 24 7:00 p.m. at ELASTIC Arts Foundation, 2830 N. Milwaukee Ave., 2nd fl., Los Cuatros Demonios opens for Terry Dame’s Electric Junkyard Gamelan

Los Cuatros Demonios is Tomeka Reid (cello), Carol Genetti (voice), Guillermo Gregorio (clarinet), Eric Leonardson (springboard), Dan Godston (trumpet, percussion), $10 suggested donation

Related links:
http://www.myspace.com/electricjunkyardgamelan
http://www.myspace.com/cellomama
http://www.carolgenetti.net
http://www.myspace.com/dangodstonmusic
http://www.myspace.com/ericleonardson