Mary Halvorson is a guitarist, composer and improviser living in Brooklyn. Since 2000 she has been performing regularly in New York with numerous groups and has toured Europe and the U.S. with Anthony Braxton and Trevor Dunn's Trio-Convulsant. Additionally, Halvorson has performed alongside
and interpreted the music of Joe Morris, Nels Cline, John Tchicai, Taylor Ho Bynum, Matana Roberts, Tony Malaby, Elliott Sharp, Myra Melford, Andrea Parkins, Tyshawn Sorey, Marc Ribot and Jason Moran.
Tom Rainey was born in Pasadena, California in 1957. Since moving to New York in 1979 he has performed and or recorded with the following artists: John Abercrombie, Mose Allison, Julian Arguelles, Ray Anderson, Tim Berne, Jane Ira Bloom, Nels Cline, Ted Curson, Mark Ducret, Mark Feldman, Michael Formanek, Drew Gress, Mark Helias, Fred Hersch, Andy Laster, Ingrid Laubrock, Joe Lovano, Tony Malaby, Albert Mangelsdorff, Carmen McRae, Mike Nock, Simon Nabatov, New and Used, Anita O'Day, Andrea Parkins, Herb Robertson, Angelica Sanchez, Louis Sclavis, Brad Shepik, Tom Varner, Ken Werner, Denny Zeitlin.
4 Storytellers, 3 True Stories, 1 Pack of Lies. Uncover the liar and win a prize worth its weight in fool's gold.
For this special New Year's Eve edition, The Liar Show welcomes LESLIE GOSHKO (Manhattan Monologue Champion), ANDY ROSS (Mad Magazine), ANDY CHRISTIE (NY Times; WFUV), ED GAVAGAN (The Moth Radio Hour)
Hosted by Andy Christie
$25.00 includes a glass of champagne
$25 cover (includes glass of champagne)
$15 students (no champagne)
cover $75 (includes glass of champagne)
Serial Underground Celebrates John Cage at 100: featuring the Cornelia Street Café All-Stars:
Rebecca Applebaum, Robin Hirsch, Joshua Rebell, and Angelo Verga
Special Guest Pianist, Margaret Leng Tan
90 of John Cage’s unique stories, each read within 60 seconds by the
Cornelia Street Café All-Stars, together with selections from Cage’s piano
works played by his foremost interpreter, Margaret Leng Tan
$20 music charge at the door, includes $10 food/drink credit
No slamming, no judges,
just great material, excellent actors
Come See These Amazing Daredevils
Perform Without a Net!!!
$10 includes a drink ( my god what a bargain! )
Featuring The ESJ TRIO: ERIKA DAGNINO, Italian poet, writer, performer, with SARAH BERNSTEIN (violinist) and JEAN CARLA RODEA (vocalist).
..".wonderful performer, Erika Dagnino keeps strong relationships with the music world." -
A. Leonardi, All About Jazz
"The poetry is often fascinating and somewhat difficult to comprehend, but I find it fits well with the equally fascinating/difficult music." - Downtown Music Gallery (USA)
$10.00 cover plus $10.00 minimum
$10 cover plus $10 minimum
Comprised of bassist Dan Loomis, saxophonist Justin Wood, trombonist Andy Hunter, and drummer Danny Fischer, Spoke draws strength and integrity from the point where its members unite. The formative philosophy for Spoke lies in the union of musicians distinguished not merely by their virtuosity and musical experience, but by a unique emphasis on composition and group interplay. Through years of performing together, the ensemble has arrived at a deep level of anticipation and musical synergy on stage. To be present at one of their performances is to embark upon a truly captivating musical journey. And most of all, they impart and share the joy and fun woven integrally into their music and friendship.
$10 cover plus $10 minimum
Charles Bukowski Tribute Reading
Arrive before 6 pm to sign up.
Kat Georges continues her generous indeed saintly work for among and with poets
$ 7 includes a drink
$15 cover plus $10 minimum
Cover is given where known
Many spoken words events are free
There is always a one-drink minimum per set; times are door opening times