Join us for a night of experimental music based in soundscapes, acoustic instruments, walking, and microtonal improvisations by New York and Chicago artists Eric Leonardson, Jenn Grossman, Amanda Gutierrez, and Stuart Jackson.
9 PM–12 AM Saturday, August 4 Comfort Station Logan Square 2579 N Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, Illinois 60647
Amanda Gutiérrez, in collaboration with Jenn Grossman
Stephen Dorocke performing at Cafe Mustache in Chicago.
Please join Stephen Dorocke and me, along with hosts Peter Maunu (guitar, mandolin, violin), Carol Genetti (vocals) and Julian Kirshner (drums), for this week’s installment of Splice live improvised music series.
Library Experimental is an ongoing series focusing on Chicago’s experimental musicians; happening at the Chicago Public Library in Jefferson Park.
Early! free! kid friendly! if the kids are patient!
The first installment of the 2018 season features Sorry, No Pike and Wilhelm Matthies!
Sorry, No Pike is Eric Leonardson, springboard; Lilianna Wosko, cello; and Christophe Preissing, flute, objects, voice. Together their improvisations are lyrical, quirky, noisy, visually and sonically inventive and incorporate found, invented and traditional instruments. Continue reading →
This episode features a conversation with prolific Chicago-based multidisciplinary artist Eric Leonardson. We chatted about his work as an instrument inventor/improvisor, his history with experimental theater in Chicago, and acoustic ecology.
Michael Zerang is a first generation American of Assyrian decent, a professional musician, composer, and producer since 1976, focusing extensively on improvised music, free jazz, contemporary composition, puppet theater, experimental theater, and international musical forms. Read Michael Zerang’s full bio here.
We start at 7:30 p.m. and I estimate our set will end around 8:30 p.m. Parking is difficult on Milwaukee Avenue in Wicker Park. Public transportation may be your best option. The Damen Avenue CTA Blue Line station is just around the corner, and CTA buses stop at the intersection of Damen, North, and Milwaukee Avenues.
This video includes the full duration of our one hour concert at Bond Chapel, on the campus of the University of Chicago. The concert begins with a solo by Birgit (trumpet) and then myself (radios, oscillator, springboard), and concludes with our duo.