An amazing line-up here, possibly the best line-up since the revelatory performances in the court of Emperor Akbar. The Red Room is thrilled to present solos by High Zero alumnae Andrea Pensado, Donna Parker, not to mention local alumna Allison Clendaniel in duet w/the brilliant and talented Bonnie Lander – as the vocal duo “Shorts.” […]

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Neil Feather and Kristen Toedtman play a series of improvised short pieces, some with text drawn from Feather, Toedtman and Blaster Al Ackerman and played on violin, voice and invented instruments.  The duo come together steeped in more than a decade of friendship, collaboration and joke telling. From this groundwork of good humor, they stand […]

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Concluding their “Zero Player Game / OK Computer Music” double CD release tour from sea to shining sea, Sigtryggur Berg Sigmarsson and Jeff Carey, both of whom work with electronic sound but eschew the impassive, near-motionless performance ethos typical of the field in favor of an intense physicality. Sigmarsson’s performances are equal parts concert and […]

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The inaugural concert of The Real of Time, a new series showcasing durational music of the 21st century, will feature a newly commissioned concert-length work by Swedish composer and improvisor Magnus Granberg. The piece, “Come Down to Earth Where Sorrow Dwelleth,” was written specifically for Boston-based Ordinary Affects (featuring Red Room regular and High Zero […]

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And / In ‘And / In’ is a Berlin-based duo of HBF and KLN creating music with objects, text, and vibrations. Shadows and light, audible and inaudible movement, air, liquids, and solids. They conduct musical investigations of objects, bodies, agents, sounds, actions, text and silence. Objects and/in silence. Text and/in sound. Reading and/in actions. A […]

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The Red Room is a volunteer-run space in Baltimore dedicated to mind-expanding experimental culture, headquartered at Normals Books and Records.