BASrelief is a creative music group co-led by mandolinist Majid Araim and cellist Benjamin Shirley, with Julian Scott Bryan on percussion. The group seeks to fashion a space for the traditions of jazz, mountain music, and experimental improvisation to interact. There is a focus on deep listening, dynamic energy, and collaborative composition.

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Adam G Holofcener (He/They) ( is a composer and performer from Baltimore, USA. Their work ebbs and flows between digital and analog efforts with an emphasis on a synergistic interplay between the two. The theoretical underpinnings for their work come from a variety of sources but primarily congeal around the personal and communal ethical and existential morays formed by the body politic. They are a proud member of the collective known as MOWDER OYAL ( They just released a new tape of atonal nylon string guitar etudes called The Not Really Reckoning Ebb. It is available for purchase here:

Event location:

The Red Room at Normals Books and Records 425 East 31st St. Baltimore, MD

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