HOTEL UTAH'S ``DARK CIRCLE LOUNGE''
TUESDAY NIGHTS - IMPROVISED MUSIC
AN ONGOING SERIES OF IMPROVISED AND CREATIVE MUSIC, IN A FRIENDLY AND INTIMATE SETTING.
The Hotel Utah is located at 500 Fourth Street, at the corner of Bryant, in San Francisco. Incredible old bar, food, great juke-box, pinball, and live music. The stage is intimate and old-fashioned with a curtain, balcony, and good sound. Your host on Dark Circle Lounge evenings is Gino Robair. Admission to all shows is $3. For more information, call (415) 421-8308.
July 25: Braxton Tribute night! - at Yoshi's in Oakland
+ The Dark Circle Lounge moves across the bay for the CD release party of Jump or Die, a Braxton tribute by the Splatter Trio and Debris. On hand will be members of Splatter & Debris, plus Graham Connah, Steve Adams, George Cremaschi and more!
+ Scott Rosenberg Collective Ensemble 10:30 + Ron K./ Jim Nelson Duo 9:30
+ Joel Harrison and Free Country 10:30 + Quest (from New York) 9:30
+ John Ehlis Group 10:30 + Creamy 9:30
+ Mandible Chatter 10:30 + Ben Goldberg Trio feat. Ellery Eskelin (from New York) 9:30
+ An Evening with Graham Connah and Friends
+ Drew Gardner Group 10:30 + Other Parts (feat. Emily Hay/Brad Dutz) 9:30
+ Vinny Golia Quintet 10:30 + Dreamland 9:30
+ Snowflake & the Fireballs (Nancy Clarke) 10:30 + KLiP (Garth Powell) 9:30
+ Frame -Dave McNabb 9:30
+ Gregg Bendian Project
October 10: More Noisey Electronics and Styrofoam
+ Todd Barker/Paul Spencer Duo perform "Styrophonie" 10:30 + First Baptist Tantric Orchestra (feat. Mark Trayle/K. Atchley) 9:30
PAST SHOWS AT THE HOTEL UTAH'S ``DARK CIRCLE LOUNGE''
March 7: Further Adventures in New Jazz
+ Affinity 10:30 + Goodheart/Robinson Duet 9:30
March 14: Raising the Noise Floor
+ Trance 11:15 + Mandible Chatter 10:15 + Slumberfoot 9:30
March 21: New Instrumental Directions
+ Graham Connah Group 10:45 + Gregg Bendian (solo percussion) 9:45
March 28: When Improv and Composition Meet
+ Vinny Golia/Nels Cline Duo + Bill Horvitz/Joseph Sabella/Steve Adams Trio
April 4: New Instrumental Directions
+ Laptop 10:30 + Fred Lonberg-Holm (with guest Mic Gendreau) 9:30
April 11: Improvisation in Transition
+ Phillip Greenlief/Trevor Dunn/Elliott Kavee 10:30 + Gino Robair (solo) 9:30
April 18: More Post-Jazz Departures
+ Nels Cline Trio 10:30 + Rubber City 9:30
April 25: An Evening of Spoken Word and Music
+ Oluyemi Thomas/Spirit/Donald Robinson Trio 10:30 + Positive Knowledge (w/ Spirit) 9:30
+ Glenn Spearman Trio 10:30 + X-Trio 9:30
+ Zusanne Kali Fasteau and Friends 9:30/10:30
+ 99 Hooker CD release "White Music 4 Jazz People" featuring Happy New Year, Fracture and spoken word 9:30/10:30
+ Sheldon Brown Quintet 10:30 + Lord's of Outland (w/ Tony Passarell) 9:30
+ Glenn Spearman/Marco Eneidi Creative Music Orchestra 9:30/10:30
June 6: The Florida Improv Connection: Duets & Trios with
+ Phil Gelb (shakuhachi/electronics) 10:30 + Scott Walton (bass/piano) (w/ guest Myles Boisen) 9:30
June 13: An Evening of Solo Adventures
+ Anna Homler (voice/tiny instruments) 10:30 + Beth Custer (clarinet/electronics) 9:30
June 20: Strings and Other Improv Things
+ Myles Boisen's Guitarspeak 10:30 + At Last Dubuque: Reid (415- 921-0587) 9:30
June 27: Power and Ambiance from Europe
+ Con-Dom (from the UK) 10:30 + Anne Gillis (from France) 9:30 + The Haters (gx 415-487-6269) 9:00
July 4: Improv. Bar-B-Q
+ featuring LaDonna Smith, Doug Carrol, Dan Plonsey, Splatter Duo, Barnett Band (feat. Bonnie Barnett vocals) and more. Bar-B-Q begins at 5:00 pm. Music and Munchies for $5.00!
July 11: The Amsterdam Improv Collective
+ Joe Williamson (bass), Rob Armus (ts), Victor deBoo (dr) Alex Candelaria (gtr) and special guests Graham Connah, Phillip Greenlief, Sheldon Brown.
July 18: Singular Pleasures / Group Therapy
+ Gino Robair - percussion/electronic solos, and ensembles with special guests!