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Thursday October 17, 2024 | 8:00 pm

Jessica Pavone

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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Monday July 29, 2024 | 8:00 pm

Lucas “Granpa” Abela/Gorgina/2cent Romance

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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Thursday July 25, 2024 | 8:30 pm

Glissotar premier, Burt, Scheible, Meredith

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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Sunday July 14, 2024 | 7:30 pm

Volunteers’ Collective | July 14, 2024

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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Sunday July 07, 2024 | 8:00 pm

Jeremy Young | Simone Baron & Susan Alcorn

Jeremy Young is a composer and maker of concrète electronic tape music from Tiohtià:ke/Montréal, Quebec. He is a member of the experimental poetry_sound unit Cloud Circuit, alongside writer Deanna Radford, and the electroacoustic modern classical trio Sontag Shogun, with pianist Ian Temple and sound/voice artist Jesse Perlstein, as well as other projects. In 2024, Young […]

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Sunday June 16, 2024 | 6:00 pm

DELAYED: Outdoor Performance: Battle Hymn for the Wildwood (Burt, Crossland, Prince, Sabe)

NOT HAPPENING THIS SUNDAY! CHECK BACK FOR A NEW DATE A special outside performance of Samuel Burt’s new composition Battle Hymn for the Wildwood will occur along a stretch of Stony Run west of Johns Hopkins University. Patrick Crossland (trombone), Liz Prince (tuba), and Justin Sabe (tuba) will vibrate the valley with the sounds of […]

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Thursday July 11, 2024 | 8:00 pm

The Rockers – Toshi Makihara/John Dierker/Caleb Duval – Logan Perry

The Rockers are the New York City based creative music quartet of James Mckain (saxophone), James Paul Nadien (drums), Shogo Yamagishi (bass), and Tom Weeks (saxophone). They perform high energy original compositions. All four members are prolific composer/performers and can be heard together on the 2024 recording A Man’s Image (Astral Editions). Toshi Makihara/John Dierker/Caleb Duval An […]

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Volunteers' Collective

Sunday June 02, 2024 | 7:30 pm

Volunteers’ Collective | 2 June 2024 | 7:30pm

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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Saturday May 18, 2024 | 8:00 pm

| Applied Temporality Night | Robin Rhodes – Jason Charney – Rohan Pathare – Corey Thuro

Jason Charney & Robin Rhodes – Music Performance Rohan Pathare – Video Performance Corey Thuro – Lecture/Talk Performance Jason Charney is a composer and multimedia artist based in Baltimore. He writes music for voices, instruments, and electronics and creates multimedia installations using sound, light, and objects. Recent projects include an 8-channel sound piece made from field recordings […]

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Tuesday May 21, 2024 | 8:00 pm

Wet Ink Ensemble with Sam Pluta | Neidhardt, Gong, Burt

WET INK brings daring experimental compositions to the Red Room. All music is performed and composed by Sam Pluta, Josh Modney, and Mariel Roberts. A local trio of sonic texture connoisseurs will open the night consisting of Paul Neidhardt, Max Gong, and Samuel Burt. The Wet Ink Ensemble is a collective of composers, performers and […]

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Friday June 14, 2024 | 7:30 pm

Community Modular Meetup | Weird VCOs

VCOs and Summer Swap Meet! The Red Room hosts a community meetup to discuss modular synthesizers. This time we will start by looking at a conventional VCO with the usual triangle, square, sawtooth, and sine shapes. Then we will explore the more esoteric approaches to generating periodic signals. All are welcome to bring their strangest […]

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Sunday May 05, 2024 | 7:30 pm

Volunteers’ Collective 5 May 2024 7:30-9:30pm

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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Thursday May 09, 2024 | 8:00 pm

Susan Alcorn-Toshi Makihara-Simone Baron | Darien Baiza-Paul Neidhardt-Shelly Purdy

Simone Baron is a polyglot pianist, accordionist, improviser and composer whose work “ego-less, genre agnostic and without expectations” (JazzTimes) engages curiously and charismatically with a broad spectrum of idioms. Educated at Oberlin and Tel Aviv University and joyfully de-educated at festivals and performances across Europe and the Americas, Simone has won grants, fellowships and residencies […]

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Friday April 26, 2024 | 8:00 pm

Majid Araim | Lucifer | Breath of The Magi

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Saturday April 27, 2024 | 8:00 pm

David Grubbs, Eli Winter, John Hoegberg, Liz Meredith, David Sexton

April 27th! Doors at 8 pm! 10 bucks! The incomparable duo of David Grubbs and Eli Winter grace the Red Room with their respective presences! Opening the show, we have local luminaries John Hoegberg, Liz Meredith, and David Sexton. Grubbs is a Distinguished Professor of Music at Brooklyn College and The Graduate Center, CUNY. Grubbs was […]

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Monday April 29, 2024 |

POSTPONED – NEW DATE TBD – Wine Tasting Fundraiser | Noisy Gnat

SORRY, FOLKS – THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. We’ll follow up with the new date as soon as we have it.

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Monday April 15, 2024 | 8:00 pm

Zosha Warpeha/Georgia Beatty/Will Yager

A Night of Nordic Inspired experimental music and improvisation. Doors 8pm Show at 8:30pm. Zosha Warpeha (NYC) is a composer-improvisor working in a meditative space between free improvisation and folk traditions, performing on Hardanger d’amore, a sympathetic-stringed relative of the Norwegian Hardanger fiddle. Her debut solo album, silver dawn, releases on Relative Pitch Records May 2024. www.zoshawarpeha.com Will […]

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Sunday December 08, 2024 | 8:00 pm

Hans Koch, Florian Stoffner

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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Friday April 12, 2024 | 8:00 pm

Jessica Keyes & Gabi Vanek

Jessica Keyes is a Baltimore-based performer and composer. Her compositions explore trickster characters, ecstatic energy, and communion with the audience. Her current solo project, Patien(t/ce) explores her experience with disability using homemade fiber controllers and modular synth. Jessica leads a 12-piece punk brass band called Bedlam Brass and co-organizes Mid-Atlantic Wilderness, a series of improvised music. Once […]

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Sunday April 28, 2024 | 8:00 pm

Invisible Architectures Social Contracts VI

Nia Hampton Pan-Optimism  JAMBOOMBOOM “Do You Agree to the Terms & Conditions?” A Capitol B.0.0.M. BOOM! Live Public Radio Show Experience! Lynn Tomlinson The Elephant’s Song Carrie Fucile and Brenton Lim Dada Morte: A collaborative multimedia performance exploring the ephemeral nature of  our bodies and technologies. About the Social Contracts Festival An arts festival that […]

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Friday April 19, 2024 | 8:00 pm

RM Francis / Maria Shesiuk / Jeff Carey

An evening of electronic music in it many forms: computation based composition strategies, hardware synthesis, and computer controlled mechanical noise. R.M. FrancisRM Francis is an artist based in Seattle working with computer-generated sound and language via recording, installation, and performance. He has presented work at the Mills College Center for Contemporary Music (Oakland), Gray Area […]

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Friday March 29, 2024 | 8:00 pm

Jamal Moore Fundraiser at 2640!

Help out Jamal, hard working musician and member of the High Zero Collective who was robbed of his gear recently by listening to music on the fringe of music. None of us completely gone to abstraction but exploring the foothills of the mountains of madness. Join us! Friday 29 March at 8pm at 2640 St. […]

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Saturday April 06, 2024 | 8:00 pm

Rodrigo Constanzo & Tony Lugo Electro-Acoustics!

Incredible, rare night of noise wizardry! Two improvisor composers: Rodrigo Constanzo (UK/Portugal) and Tony Lugo (Balt) both work in extreme textures, using electronics and deep programming chops to coax amazing and out of this world sounds from percussion and objects! Expect really far out sounds on this one. You will see drums on stage….but you […]

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Saturday March 30, 2024 | 8:00 pm

Tongue Depressor w/Austin Larkin

Henry Birdsey & Zach Rowden’s “Tongue Depressor” comes to Baltimore, w/fellow NEnglander Austin Larkin. Also Tom Borax solo Harpsichord! “Metallica” – computers, electro-acoustics – duo of Jacob Winan and Zeno Ben Atmos. Incredible night of string music, microtonal music, dissonant music, noise music, ??? music and more~!~ Tongue Depressor are a remarkable minimalist duo of […]

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Volunteers' Collective

Sunday April 07, 2024 | 7:30 pm

Volunteers’ Collective 7 April 2024

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