You are cordially invited to come play free music! 7:30pm, Free Every month, the Red Room hosts the Volunteers’ Collective. It’s a free session of experimental and improvised music. In this friendly, informal setting, we focus on listening and collaboration. Players of all skill levels participate. Try out a new technique or new instrument in […]

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Glissonic, an instrument builder in Budapest, makes a new instrument called the glissotar. As part of their loaner program, Samuel Burt will be showing off this sax-like microtonal instrument. The glissotar is shaped like a soprano saxophone, but, instead of keys and holes, it has one long slot. Pitch is controlled by a magnetic ribbon that […]

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Quite a night ahead here: 2 uncategorizable but if you had to – Aussie noise performance art – acts coming to Baltimore! On a Monday! Don’t miss! 6-7 years ago Abela famously chewed on a huge shard of glass and bled all over the Red Room. Doors 8pm show 8:30pm. at Normal’s of course! Intergenerational […]

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What Happens Has Become Now is Jessica Pavone’s fifth solo viola album and her fourth for Relative Pitch Records. Over the past twenty years, Pavone has been developing solo music based on the pitches of the open strings intended to accentuate the natural sympathetic resonances of her particularly loud viola. Over the years, she has incorporated […]

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Hans Koch, reedsFlorian Stoffner, guitar doors at 8pm | show at 8:30 Hans Koch, one of High Zero Festival’s favorite reed players, returns to Baltimore with Florian Stoffner for a night of inventive misuse of traditional instruments. Hans Koch has quit his career as a recognized classical clarinetist to become one of the most innovative […]

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