The Bay Area's Creative Music Festival July 26 - August 1, 2015


Community Music Center
544 Capp Street @ 20th, San Francisco, CA
$15 General, $12 Student-Senior 4-night Festival Pass $50
All concerts Q&A 7:30pm Concert 8:00pm Wheelchair Accessible
The Serge ModulatorTouch the Gear Expo 2015
Sunday July 26
The Serge Modular Synthesizer
4:00 - 6:00pm
Talk and Demo with LX Rudis, Doug Lynner, and Dmitri Sfcoa
Touch the Gear Expo 7:00 - 9:00pm Free Admission
The photography of Peter B KaarsTim Perkis
Monday July 27 Creative Music Media
The music photography of Peter B. Kaars Reception 7:00pm
Noisy People Screening by Tim Perkis 8:00pm
$6-15 sliding donation requested
(no one turned away for lack of funds)

Machine ShopCheryl LeonardKaren Stackpole
Wednesday July 29 Quiet Noise
(the art of sculpting sound from metal, wood, and earth)
Machine Shop: Live Amplified Gong Experience
Karen Stackpole & Drew Webster

Cheryl E Leonard

natural-object instruments, Japanese bowl gongs, field recordings

Lisa Mezzacappa: avantNOIRCabbages, Captain, & KingVacuum Tree Head
Thursday July 30 Comprovisation
(the art of compositional improvisation)
Vacuum Tree Head Jason Berry, Amanda Chaudhary, Richard Corny, Michael de la Cuesta, Richard Lesnik, Justin Markovits, Amy X Neuburg, Tom Ferguson
Lisa Mezzacappa: avantNOIR w/Bait & Switch

Aaron Bennet, John Finkbeiner, Lisa Mezzacappa, Jordan Glenn, William Winant, Tim Perkis

Cabbages, Captain, & King
Jon Arkin, Karl Evangelista, Eli Wallace
Smooth, Stepped & RandomINSTAGONThea Farhadian /Aaron Oppenheim/Tim Perkis
Friday July 31 Electro-Plate
(a sonic journey down the twisted road of electronic music)
Smooth, Stepped & Random - Serge Synth Trio
LX Rudis, Doug Lynner, and Dmitri SFC
INSTAGON [mixer set] - Analogue Ensemble
LOB, Thomas Dimuzio, Jack Hertz, Marc Schneider, Tim White, Andrew Wayne
Aaron Oppenheim/Thea Farhadian /Tim Perkis - Digital Trio

Bill Hsu/James Fei/Gino RobairTender Buttons TrioMika Pontecorvo's Bridge of Crows Saturday August 1 Vision Music
(film through the lens of extended music)
Bill Hsu/James Fei/Gino Robair
Tender Buttons
Tania Chen, Gino Robair, Tom Djll, Bill Thibault
Bridge of Crows
Mika Pontecorvo, Elijah Pontecorvo, Kersti Abrams, Greg Baker, Mark Pino, Mariko Miyakawa, Bob Marsh