2/13: Bonnie and Andy duo, JP Jenkins and local friends

Tuesday, February 13

Bonnie and Andy from Baltimore using unamplified bowed metal (cymbals and saw) in performance and using contact mics, hydrophones, computers and the circuit boards of effects pedals.

J.P.Jenkins & local folks using whatever they normally use to make enchanting music.

2/3: Wayne Horvitz Gravitas Quartet

From Creative Music Guild:
Saturday, Feb 3: Wayne Horvitz's Gravitas Quartet
"A gorgeous new chamber ensemble from this jazz master"
at Community Music Center

1/31/07 Jeph Jerman, Eric Ostrowsky, and Doug Theriault

Wednesday, January 31st @ 8pm
The New American Art Union
922 SE Ankeny Street, PDX 97214

A trio of solo performances by three extraordinarily idiosyncratic artists.

Jeph Jerman
Legendary percussionist and founder of the Animist Orchestra makes a
rare Portland solo appearance.

Eric Ostrowsky
Hand-painted filmmaker premiers his foray into the fusion of hand-made
and digital.

Doug Theriault
Portland's own internationally acclaimed guitarist premiers his latest
breathtakingly beautiful auditory experiment in light sensors,
software, and guitar.


1/23: John Mery, Shane Renot @ Equator Cafe

From the Portland New Music Society excellent series at the Equator Cafe (January 23rd, 8PM, FREE)

John Mery performs Ginastera's Guitar Sonata-1976 (20th century Argentinian composer-great music).

Sax and Story by Shane Ronet

And an interactive group piece. (if you have a "low maintenence/
smallish instrument feel free to bring it").

1/19: Trio (Vergotis, Niekrasz, Hajos)

Valentine's: 232 SW Ankeny, (508)248-1613

"A serial evening of dance and music, installment #2 of the year-long piece intitled, 'TRio'. movement and musings by Nora Hajos, music and visuals by John Niekrasz [drums] and Heather Vergotis [tenor sax]".

1/21: Jenkins, Menche, Nehil, Ghosting, Minorty of One @ Doug Fir

Sunday January 21st, 8:00 PM - Doug Fir $6
with Daniel Menche, Ghosting, Minority of One, Seth Nehil and J.P. Jenkins

All local folks in what Doug Fir is calling "a noise scene dig with local sonic scientists." But don't let that discourage you.

1/13/07 Good for Cows, Mary Halvorson & Jessica Pavone, Luc Wyland & Mark Kaylor & Jonathan Sielaff

Hot show! GFC are an incredible Oakland bass and drums duo. Halvorson & Pavone (viola and guitar) have an impressive improv pedigree. Luc, Mark, and Jonathan are dope multi-instrumentalists and true musicians.
9ish at Valentines, 232 SW Ankeny, PDX.

1/15/07: Moms (Olympia, WA) and PS

Valentine's: 232 SW Ankeny, (508)248-1613

"Ah finally the return of the icons and idols of PNW noise and psych folk, this is a show you owe it to yourself to check out. Also on the bill are the Moms from Olympia and what is for the time being known as PS: JP Jenkins on guitar, Asa Gervich on drums and Shane Ronet on tenor."

1/13/07 David Haney CD Release show at Music Millenium

Spasmodic good times with David Haney, Doug Haning, Don Corey, and John Niekrasz. 5pm, Saturday, January 13th. At Music Millenium on NW 23rd and Johnson.