Archive of past events at The Red Room

Saturday July 14, 2018 | 8:30 pm

Drums and Drones // HZ improvisors

Brian Chase, drummer of esteemed band, “Yeah Yeah Yeahs” brings a different view to the drum with Swiss video artist Ursula Scherrer. This sound and video experience has been well received, around the world, now in Baltimore, for you. “goes inside the sound and…puts your brain inside another space” -The Wire Magazine   Opening for […]


Sunday July 08, 2018 | 8:30 pm

Che Chen & David Watson · Meg Rorison

New York’s David Watson (bagpipes! High Zero 2011) and Che Chen very durationally meet local filmmaker and friend of the Red Room Meg Rorison (High Zero 2014) very filmically. Loud and long–just the way you like it. Doors at 8:30, show at 9 Che Chen & David Watson have been active as a duo since […]


Sunday July 01, 2018 | 7:30 pm

Volunteers’ Collective, Sunday, July 1

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. […]


Saturday June 30, 2018 | 9:00 pm


A NIGHT OF CREATIVE IMPROVISATION AND THROUGH-COMPOSED  MUSIC. JD PARRAN JD Parran’s most recent releases on the Mutable Music label are the collaborative Particle Ensemble and his Window Spirits Solo. His performing on clarinets, saxophones and flutes is legendary. In his hometown, St Louis, he was a founding member of the Black Artist Group (BAG) […]


Thursday June 28, 2018 | 8:30 pm

Crazy Doberman/Pony Moon/Pale stag

Baltimore and mid-west out improvised noise for every temperament and sensibility!   Crazy Doberman Hailing from Lafayette Indiana, this amorphous psycho jazz unit drops a heavy slab of tunes that sounds like “the Glenn Miller orchestra recorded a tape for Industrial Records and microwaved the masters”. Hard to pin down and forever tripping with new […]


Saturday June 23, 2018 | 8:30 pm

C. Lavender · Headband

Imagine if you will a door, adorned with a Fela Kuti poster, to the side of a used book and record store. Beyond the door is another dimension—a liminal zone between shadow and substance, music and performance art, laughter and tears, performer and audience. Our story takes place in the present, on a Saturday night, […]


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