On what will surely be a lovely Thursday evening in April, legendary guitarist David Grubbs will be reading from his new book, Now that the Audience is Assembled and playing solo electric guitar. He will play some new things and pieces from Creep Mission issued by the “Drag City” record label. Also, the High Zero […]

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Strange strings from home and abroad invade the Red Room! Doors at 8:30, music at 9 A virtuoso on a 23-string banjo he built himself, Paul Metzger’s idiosyncratic & deeply original long form improvisations at times bring to mind American primitive guitar, the sarod of Hindustani music, or the Chinese Erhu. Though refracted through his […]

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Volunteers Collective

You are cordially invited to come play free music! Every month, the Red Room hosts the Volunteers’ Collective. It’s a free session of experimental and improvised music. In this cordial, informal setting, we focus on listening and collaboration. Players of all skill levels participate. Try out a new technique or new instrument in a non-judgmental setting. Meet new and veteran improvisers. […]

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Jason Kahn // (solo) Born 1960 in New York. Moved to Europe in 1990 and is currently based in Zurich, where he is active as a musician, artist and writer. Kahn performs voice and resonator guitar.   If, Bwana // (solo) Al Margolis is a composer/performer, improvisor and painter. Since 1984, often under his project name […]

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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.