Archive of past events at The Red Room

Thursday May 28, 2020 | 9:00 pm

The Red Room in Your Room

This Thursday, and every Thursday –until– The Red Room and High Zero Foundation have commissioned Baltimore artists to create a piece to be presented using our Twitch page. There will be a commissioned piece and a live online performance beginning at 9 pm-ish (Eastern Standard Time). The URL is You are encouraged to donate […]


Wednesday April 29, 2020 | 8:00 pm

High Zero / ESS Present: The Quarantine Concerts

High Zero has curated an edition of the wildly popular Quarantine Concerts series, presented by Chicago’s Experimental Sound Studio. Featuring musical performances by some of Baltimore’s finest! The Lineup (note that all set times are in Central Time): 7:00pm Bonnie Jones 7:30pm Tom Boram 8:00pm Harwood House (Rose & Sam Burt) 8:30pm Susan Alcorn 9:00pm […]


Composition Peer Discussion

Monday April 27, 2020 | 7:30 pm

Composition (Remote) Peer Discussion

A symposium for composers at the Red Room, Composition Peer Discussion provides an intimate public space for local composers to discuss their work and get feedback. Open to everyone. Performers are especially welcome. At a peer discussion event you listen to recordings and view scores of local composers. You discuss the music, ask questions, and […]


Monday March 30, 2020 | 8:30 pm

CANCELLED Jaap Blonk, Carey/Clendaniel/Mostofsky trio

Jaap Blonk (born 1953 in Woerden, Holland) is a self-taught composer, performer and poet. He went to university for mathematics and musicology but did not finish those studies. In the late 1970s he took up saxophone and started to compose music. A few years later he discovered his potential as a vocal performer, at first […]


Ballou and Kuhl

Friday March 13, 2020 | 9:00 pm

Postponed: Dave Ballou, Mike Kuhl

Due to current national health concerns, this show will be postponed to a later date. Dave Ballou (trumpet) and Mike Kuhl (percussion), both strong improvisers from the Baltimore area. We’re rescheduling Vaster Than Empires, a trio of Erica Dicker (violin), Allen Otte (percussion), and Paul Schuette (electronics), for another date. KUHL and BALLOU Mike Kuhl […]


Thursday March 12, 2020 | 8:30 pm


Thursday March 12th  at the Red Room.  Doors will open at 8:30, music begins at 9pm.  $5-10+ all monies go to the performers. Ancient Titans of Weird Noise Lumber and Prance Upon the Earth. A relatively last minute show disgorges this pairing unto yunce. Always wondering whether this will be the last Leprechaun Catering show, […]


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