Vancouver Improvised Music Meeting 2017
Three nights of creative improvisation, featuring Vancouver’s finest innovators featuring guests, pedal steel guitarist Susan Alcorn (Baltimore), drummer/percussionist Ted Byrnes (LA) and saxophonist, flutist and clarinetist John Gross (Portland/Vancouver).
• Sponsored by CiTR Radio + Discorder Magazine •
Thurs, March 23 doors 8:30pm • show 9 pm • China Cloud • 524 Main Street
Fri & Sat, March 24-25 doors 7:30pm • show 8 pm • Western Front • 303 East 8th Avenue
Thursday, March 23 @ China Cloud
Peggy Lee, Josh Zubot & Cole Schmidt
James Meger & Barbara Adler
Aram Bajakian Blues Trio (Aram Bajakian guitar, Dan Gaucher drums, Colin Cowan bass)
Friday, March 24 + Saturday, March 25 @ Western Front
experience the unexpected as these phenomenal musicians perform magic each night
from solo sets to duos, trios, quartets and large ensemble works
Susan Alcorn, pedal steel, Ted Byrnes, percussion, Torsten Muller, bass, John Gross, saxophone, Paul Plimley, piano, Meredith Bates, violin, Bill Clark, trumpet, Ron Samworth, guitar
Western Front: $15 general admission (or $20 for both nights); $10 for students/seniors
Buy tickets at the door or online: www.vimm.brownpapertickets.com
China Cloud Tickets: $10 Available at the door only
Info: barkingsphinx.com • 604.683.8240
Saturday, March 25 2:30pm-4:30pm
Workshop @ Western Front
Barbara Bourget (dance) + Torsten Muller (bass)
By Donation/Pay What You Can
As part of 2017 Vancouver Improvised Music Meeting, Barking Sphinx will present Baltimore-based pedal steel guitarist Susan Alcorn, LA-based drummer/percussionist Ted Byrnes and Vancouver-based saxophonist, flutist and clarinetist John Gross in concert with local musicians, Barbara Adler, Aram Bajakian, Meredith Bates, Bill Clark, Peggy Lee, James Merger, Torsten Muller, Paul Plimley, Ron Samworth, Cole Schmidt and Dylan van der Schyff.
On Saturday, March 25, Barking Sphinx will host a public daytime workshop with dancer Barbara Bourget and bassist Torsten Muller at the Western Front.
Experience the unexpected as these phenomenal musicians perform magic over the three nights – from solo sets to duos, trios, quartets and large ensemble works.