Archive of past events at The Red Room

Sunday September 22, 2019 |

High Zero Festival Night 4

Sunday September 22nd (7:30pm doors, 8:30pm showtime) Solo Jayve Montgomery woodwinds, percussion, and electronics The Night of Randomization As an ongoing tradition, the High Zero Festival will leave Sunday Night’s sets up to chance. Fifteen performers will be divided into four sets, randomly. What kind of wonderful, unplanned, musical collisions will happen this year? Musicians […]


Saturday September 21, 2019 |

High Zero Festival Night 3

Saturday September 21st (7:30pm doors, 8:30pm showtime) Solo Charmaine Lee vocalist Set 1 Nik Francis percussion, electronics Forbes Graham trumpet, laptop computer Jayve Montgomery woodwinds, percussion, and electronics Steve Baczkowski saxophone, multi-wind instrumentalist CK Barlow live sampling, electronics Set 2 Bonnie Jones electronics Sarah Hennies vibraphone, percussion Biliana Voutchkova violin, voice Le Quan Ninh surrounded […]


Saturday September 21, 2019 | 5:30 pm

High Zero Symposium: Improv in Composition [Red Emma’s]

Composers discuss how they use improvisation Moderated by Jessica Keyes. Here’s an exciting opportunity for the fans of improvisation, experimental music, and composition to query composers on their practice. A panel of composers will discuss the diverse ways in which they incorporate elements of improvisation and performer choice into their compositions. Many of these composers […]


Friday September 20, 2019 |

High Zero Festival Night 2

Friday September 20th (7:30pm doors, 8:30pm showtime) Solo Owen Gardner guitar, cello Set 1 Charmaine Lee vocalist Bonnie Lander soprano Danishta Rivero voice, electronics Kristen Toedtman voice, violin, piano Biliana Voutchkova violin, voice Ledah Finck violin, viola Samuel Burt daxophone, clarinets Set 2 Tom Boram harpsichord, synthesizer Forbes Graham trumpet, laptop computer Set 3 Susie […]


Thursday September 19, 2019 |

High Zero Festival Night I

High Zero returns after last years 20th Anniversary Tour! High Zero is the premier festival of Improvised, Experimental music on the East Coast, being fully devoted to new collaborations between inspired musicians and performers from Baltimore and around the world. Unlike many related festivals, High Zero is not narrow in terms of sensibility or subculture, […]


Thursday September 12, 2019 | 8:30 pm

Anteloper // Black Myths

The Red Room is pleased to host Anteloper and Black Myths, two duos featuring High Zero alumns Jaimie Branch and Luke Stewart, respectively.   ANTELOPER is the electric brain child of JAIMIE BRANCH (fly or die, high life) and JASON NAZARY (little women, helado negro, bear in heaven). Branch and Nazary have been playing together […]


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