Archive of past events at The Red Room

Sunday January 05, 2020 | 7:00 pm

Volunteers’ Collective for January 2020

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. […]


Sunday December 29, 2019 | 8:30 pm

Nth Annual Dierker Holiday Spectacular

Join us for a night of spectacle and wonder! John Dierker, Will Redman and friends, guaranteed to be a weird, wild night.  


Friday December 20, 2019 | 8:30 pm


Jim Ryan has been on the jazz-inspired, free-improv music scene since the early 1970s in Paris, France, participating in weekly jam sessions held by Steve Lacy and gigging with this own group the Free Music Formation.  He played in Washington DC during the 80s with the Art Performance Group, and in the San Francisco Bay Area during […]


Thursday December 19, 2019 | 8:30 pm

ESTAMOS TRIO (Thollem/Escobar/Tamez) // Bashi Rose Solo

Estamos Trio is an exploratory music ensemble formed through the cross-border Estamos Project founded by Thollem McDonas in 2010. The trio includes Carmina Escobar (vocals, electronics, guitarrón), Milo Tamez (percussion, found objects, electronics) and Thollem (keyboard, vocals, clay pot). The trio is celebrating their 2nd release on Relative Pitch Records with a series of east […]


Saturday December 14, 2019 | 8:30 pm


Solo electronic sets by two lifer Baltimore weirdos. Ring in the Holiday cheer with chakra clearing ego-shattering pulse waves. Baltimore based artist Door, who founded the (now defunct) mythic west-side warehouse venue ” America”, has been an integral part of the city’s underground electronic music scene for well over a decade. For the last eight […]


Friday December 13, 2019 | 8:30 pm

MANAS, Margaret Rorison, and Gardner / Lander / Bernstein

The Red Room is pleased host Asheville’s MANAS, the duo of guitarist Tashi Dorji and Thom Nguyen. If you caught Tashi at High Zero 2015, or in one of his many stops at the Red Room playing solo or in ad hoc ensembles, you know that his singular style of playing is not to be […]


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