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Arceci/McKean & Friends
at the Walters Art Museum Sculpture Court
WHEN: Thursday, August 11, 7 PM
TICKETS: Advance tickets: $15 general/$12 seniors & students
Tickets at door: $20 general/$15 seniors/students
Please join them for a post-concert wine reception
Elizabeth Hungerford, soprano; Johanna Novom, baroque violin; Adriane Post, baroque violin; Andrew Arceci, viola da gamba; John Armato, theorbo; John McKean, harpsichord
French & Italian works from the 18th century: Works by Arcangelo Corelli, Alessandro Scarlatti, Le Sieur de Machy, Antoine Forqueray, Gaspard Le Roux and others.
Alex Brown Group
WHEN: Friday, August 12, 8 & 9:30 PM
TICKETS: $12 general/$12 students
Jazz pianist and composer Alex Brown is quickly establishing both a national and international reputation. In 2007, Alex joined the group of ten-time Grammy-Award-winner Paquito D’Rivera. Alex has also performed with musicians including Jane Bunnett, Jon Faddis, Slide Hampton, the New York Voices, Terell Stafford, Gary Thomas, Dave Valentin, Miguel Zenon and Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra.
ELECTRONICA FEST III
WHEN: Saturday, August 13, 7-10:30 PM
ADMISSION: $10/$5 students with valid ID
Electronic Music/Experimental Music/Electro-Acoustic Music event Sponsored by members of The Baltimore SDIY Group & Friends.
- 7:00 PM to 7:30 PM - "Music From The Film" - Art Harrison on Theremin & Gary Young on various electro-acoustical instruments, http://www.myspace.com/musicfromthefilm
Improvisational and eclectic, Music From The Film combines electronic and amplified acoustic instruments. Many of the electronic sources are unique one-of-a-kind circuits designed by Arthur Harrison. His collaborator, Gary Young, is a veteran of the alternative music community with previous affiliations to the bands New Killers On The Block, Bone Bunny, Entfred and Drooling Zoomers. The group has released three full-length CDs and a Seven-Inch, all currently available. For more information, see their Myspace page at www.myspace.com/musicfromthefilm
- 7:45 PM to 8:15 PM - Stefan Prosky
Stefan Prosky is a scientist/technology artist who feels that sound/noise is a essential part of contemporary music. His electronic instruments of choice are various windsynths, the Eigenharp Tau, http://www.eigenlabs.com/tau/, and electronic instruments of this own, the Squax, An Audy (audiuno) & the Sourpuss Sequencer. Mr. Prosky has a minor in music from Rutgers University and an MFA in Computer Art from SVA. He loves his current day job as Professor of Motion Graphics & Visual Effects at the Art Institute of Washington. Mr. Prosky has played in various bands in Boston, Ma and currently is a member of 2 bands in the DC area, the Reggae group; the Blinded Camels, http://www.myspace.com/blindedcamels, & the free improv group; No Beta.
- 8:30 PM to 9:00 PM - "Mercury Fools the Alchemist"
Jeff Bagato, Richard Sheehe & Daniel Barbiero http://districtofnoise.org/?tag=mercury-fools-the-alchemist
"Chamber psychedelia" from trio of avant classical bass (Daniel Barbiero of Nine Strings, Mindbreath Trio, etc), ambient guitar (Rich Sheehe of Field Shaman), and a homemade "stone age synthesizer" dubbed the "springamajig" (Jeff Bagato, aka Tone Ghosting) produces chimerical cacaphony for mystical journeys.
- 9:15 PM to 9:45 PM - "Echolalianova" - Amber Dunleavy
Amber Dunleavy is an experimental musician from Northern VA. She began playing the theremin in the late 1990s after receiving a Moog Etherwave as a gift from her dad. She enjoys jamming and recording with various friends in the DC metropolitan area. She also performs solo under the artist name Echolalia. Check out some of her home recordings at http://www.myspace.com/echolalianova
- 10:00 PM to 10:30 PM - "Peaks" - Patrick Rife - www.peaks.bandcamp.com
THE ROOTS CAFE SINGER-SONGWRITER SERIES AT AN DIE MUSIK LIVE
Victoria Vox & Woody Lissauer
WHEN: Sunday, August 14, 5 PM
ADMISSION: $7 in advance/$9 at the door
With your singing host Geoffrey Himes