Doors at 8:30 music at
(a slightly later show)
5-15 suggested donation
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A wonderfully curated evening by traveling artist Caspar Sonnet.
heres some more information of what to expect:
Arrington De Dionyso (multi-instrumental)
Arrington de Dionyso (b. 1974/1975) is an Olympia, Washington-based artist and experimental musician. He was a member of Old Time Relijun since the 1990s. After Old Time Relijiun dissolved, he formed a new band based on Indonesian music called Malaikat dan Singa. de Dionyso directed Reak: Trance Music and Possession in West Java, a documentary film about the music of an Indonesian trance ceremony; the film was shown by the Olympia Film Society in May, 2016. He is also a co-founder of the Olympia Experimental Music Festival.
Uneasy Chairs (Patrick Gundran, Guitar)
Plays primarily solo free improvised electric guitar attacks. Has collaborated live with many fine other artists including: Wilson Shook, Kate Olson, Peter Keller, Blake DeGraw, Adam Levitt, Ryosuke Kiyasu, Garrison Heck, Vanessa Skantze, Dustin Williams, Plancklength, Walrus Machine, PRISONFOOD, Wet Trash, noisepoetnobody, Wild Bill, Stan Reed, Wm Rage, Edo Destruction and maybe more and definitely more in the future. Has played various festivals including Pent Up Fest in Seattle, Van Fest in Maple Valley, WA, The Olympia Experimental Music Festival and NorCal Noisefest in Sacramento.
Blake Degraw (Composer/Performer)
Seattle based composer, improviser, performance artist.
Caspar Sonnet (Lap Steel Dobro)
Caspar Sonnet (b. 1976 Los Angeles, California) is a composer, singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist currently residing in Portland, Oregon. He has been composing and performing experimental/improvisational music since 1996. Sonnet’s multi-instrumentalist abilities include: lap steel dobro, harmonica & percussion. Native American mythology, pre-war blues, world music and minimalist composition are among many of his current interests. Beyond this, his work mainly focuses on natural timbral augmentation/manipulation, physical movement in affection to sound, dynamic juxtapositions and instrumental location. He has collaborated with talented musicians such as Jordan Dykstra, Gabie Strong, Kozue Matsumoto, Jonathan Sielaff, and Jona Bechtolt in recording, performing and improvising of music. He has also toured throughout Europe and the US. and has held residencies with MOCA & Redcat.
Kyle Stant (Flute, Fajra)
“..Most of my work focuses on blending my expression with the full sound entering my ears in the present moment. Very deep listening matching pitch and rhythm with “noise,” pulling music out of noise, balancing and nestling as deep as possible in the line between noise and music. The Abstract contains all representations/possibilities. More difficult to work with, but containing far more potential for vividity, profundity, power…when fully grasped.”