Archive of past events at The Red Room

Thursday March 29, 2018 | 8:30 pm

Jon “Wobbly” Leidecker VARIATIONS lecture: the history of appropriative collage, or, SAMPLING. Also: related video work

Jon Leidecker is a veteran sound artist concerned with a process called “sampling”, or perhaps more accurately “appropriative collage”. He’s worked with People Like Us, Fred Frith, Matmos (and many more) and is a member of Negativland. This practice has led to a thorough examination of the history of sampling, and this research led to […]


Saturday March 17, 2018 | 7:30 pm

Coy Fish (Hughes, Burt, Ostrow, Scheible), Maria Shesiuk, Corey Thuro

Record release party for Coy Fish! Plus performances by Maria Shesiuk and Corey Thuro. 7:30pm   reception with snacks 8:30pm   performances Coy Fish is an improvising ensemble led by woodwind artist and composer, Sarah Hughes who also performs on autoharp and vocals. The ensemble consists of Sam Burt on daxophone, Dan Ostrow on double bass, and […]


Saturday March 10, 2018 | 8:30 pm

Judith Hamann · Julia Reidy · The Witches

Even considering the embarrassment of riches confronting this season’s Red Room goer, this show is a true gem! Two superb instrumentalists from down under, cellist Judith Hamann (who you may remember from their performance at RR in March 2016) and guitarist JR (who was recommended to your host by Judith at the said show, to […]


Volunteers Collective

Sunday March 04, 2018 | 7:30 pm

Volunteers’ Collective March [BRING YOUR AMP]

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-judgemental setting. Meet new and veteran improvisers. […]


Saturday March 03, 2018 | 7:30 pm

Beatriz Ferreyra · Twig Harper · Jeff Carey

We at The Red Room are simply delighted to present Argentine electroacoustic composer Beatriz Ferreyra, who will be playing a selection of pieces through the Red Room’s multi-channel system. Devoted Red Room fans may remember hearing a diffusion of her “L’Orvietan” at our Diffusion: GRM concert at 2640 in November. Beatriz will be playing two […]


Monday February 26, 2018 | 8:30 pm

Matt Mottel / Beam Splitter / Martín Escalante

Matthew Mottel is an internationally recognized musician and artist, performing most notably with Talibam! since 2003. He has worked with Karole Armitage, Rhys Chatham, Cooper-Moore, Yasuano Tone and many others.   Martín Escalante – Photographer, filmmaker and musician. In 2012 he started his record label Sploosh Records where he releases his solo work and collaborations […]


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