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Gigs March, 2017

March 31, 2017

XFest 2017 PreParty
March 2 at Deep Thoughts, Jamaica Plain MA
We ring in this year’s XFest with a pre-show celebration. Improvisors and artists from Boston and beyond warm up, by playing in on-the-spot-ensembles. We welcome everyone, especially those interested in playing next year’s festival.

Stephanie Marie Germaine, Al Margolis, Sam Potrykus, Joe Brown, Nick Williams, Conrad Benjamin, Allison, Jeff, Emma Leavitt, James Moore, Matthew Dunlap, Jared Standish, Alaina Stamatis, Kristin Mendes, Pete

XFest 2017
March 3-5 at Holyoke City Hall, Holyoke MA
Friday
  7:30p – Dacey, Cloaca, FOAM, Sawyer [1]
  7:45p – Groenendaal, Paul K-G, Karlson, Kovak, Turek [2]
  8:00p – Dailey, Moshe, Mouth, Theftable, Haworth [3]
  8:15p – Balter, Luczak, RipRap, Allison [1]
  8:30p – Benjamin, Collins, Chremos, Mulhall [2]
  8:45p – Brown, Derderian, Friedman, Hadge [3]
  9:00p – Margolis, Prato, Xhrist [1]
  9:15p – Ahern, Allen, Craft, Hampson, Rivera [2]
  9:30p – Robidoux, Wright, Spreaders [3]
  9:45p – Hagan, Shen, Strunk [1]
10:00p – Crean, Goodarz, Kane, Mc [2]
10:15p – Kivela, Leetmaa, Nesse, Tracy [3]
10:30p – Ingalls, Pensado, Slippy, Barrett, Pelchat [1]
10:45p – Peters, Potrykus, Bosse, Downing [2]
11:00p – Grollman, Matlock [3]
RoboRob, Claire Elizabeth Barratt – DJ & GoGo dancer

Saturday
  1:00p – Improv 101 with Walter Wright
  2:30p – Acoustic Playtime with Duane Ingalls & EJ Hampson
  4:00p – Space Balm Ritual with Asimina Chremos

  6:00p – Bosse, Derderian, Margolis, Matlock, Pelchat [1]
  6:15p – Chremos, Ingalls, Nesse, Robidoux, Xhrist [2]
  6:30p – Azevedo, Groenendaal, Luczak, Mc [3]
  6:45p – Dacey, Paul K-G, Margolis, Moore, Peters, RipRap [1]
  7:00p – Allen, Kane, Kivela, Pensado, Allison [2]
  7:15p – Balter, Graham, Theftable, Turek [3]
  7:30p – Friedman, Peters, Weston [1]
  7:45p – Hadge, Potrykus, Prato, Slippy, Haworth [2]
  8:00p – Karlson, Landis, Mouth, Strunk [3]
  8:15p – Brown, Hughes, Mygan [1]
  8:30p – Ahern, Barrett, Serrambana, Tracy [2]
  8:45p – Craft, Crean, Germaine, Leetmaa, Downing [3]
  9:00p – Benjamin, Grollman, Kontak [1]
  9:15p – Dacey, Rivera, Spreaders [2]
  9:30p – Cloaca, Paul K-G, Burnett [3]
  9:45p – Eisenberg, Hagan, Shen, Mygan, Wright [1]
RoboRob, Claire Elizabeth Barratt – DJ & GoGo dancer

Sunday
12:00p – Kane Wright Duo
12:30p – Peter Cassino Art Ensemble
  1:00p – Les Trois Etoiles
  2:30p – EMU
  3:00p – Viewer
  3:30p – Donkey NoNo
  4:00p – Chremos Groenendaal Theftable Trio
  4:30p – Weeping Bong Band

March 7 at 114 Grand St, Lowell MA
Egregoros:
Christos Koulendros – Sidrazzi, Shnth, mixer
Walter Wright – acoustic drum kit
Open rehearsal, all welcome!

John Trudeau’s Birthday Party
March 11 at UnchARTed, Lowell MA
Egregoros:
Christos Koulendros – Sidrazzi, Shnth, mixer
MFDJr & Walter Wright – drums, percussion
with
Bunnies, John Trudeau, Zwei

March 12 at Third Life Studios, Somerville MA
ensemble inédit ?!:
Joe Burgio – artistic director
Katerine Gagnon, Kristiana Hubley, Charlotte Wagner – movement
Matt Samolis, Walter Wright – sound

March 18 at Third Life Studios, Somerville MA
ensemble inédit ?!:
Joe Burgio – artistic director
Kristiana Hubley, Katerine Gagnon, Charlotte Wagner, Andrea West – movement
Christos Koulendros, Matt Samolis, John Voigt, Water Wright – sound

March 22 at 114 Grand St, Lowell MA
Egregoros:
Christos Koulendros –
Walter Wright – amplified drums, percussion
Open rehearsal, all welcome!

Bonnie Kane’s Experimental Series
March 23 at Gateway City Arts, Holyoke MA
Walter Wright – solo drums, percussion
with
Jenifer Gelineau, Willie Gussin, Bonnie Kane, Vitek Kruta, Scott Prato

March 25 at Al’s house, Chester NY
Elka Bong:
Al Margolis – clarinets, violin, contact mics
Walter Wright – PeterB synth

March 26 at Third Life Studios, Somerville MA
ensemble inédit ?!:
Joe Burgio – artistic director
Katerine Gagnon, Charlotte Wagner, Andrea West – movement
Christos Koulendros, Matt Samolis, John Voigt, Water Wright – sound

March 28 at 114 Grand St, Lowell MA
Egregoros:
Christos Koulendros – saz
Walter Wright – amplified drums, percussion
Open rehearsal, all welcome!

Gigs, February 2016

February 29, 2016

February 2 at 119 Gallery, Lowell MA
Egregoros:
Christos Koulendros – Terazzi, anlog synth, samplers
Walter Wright – drums, percussion

Jam Session on MFDJr Birthday
February 3 at UnchARTed Gallery, Lowell MA
Egregoros:
Michael F Dailey Jr – drums
Christos Koulendros – analog synth, Tetrazzi, samplers
Walter Wright – drums, percussion

February 7 at Third Life Studios, Somerville MA
ensemble inedit:
Joe Burgio – artistic director
Shoshi Moyer, Ofri Rieger, Andrea Rios, Andrea West – movement
Kevin Dacey, Emilio Gonzalez, Joshua Hahn, David Kontak, Steve Norton, Matt Samolis, John Voigt, Walter Wright – sound
A full house, rehearsing for the performance at XFest 2016

February 9 at 119 Gallery, Lowell MA
Egregoros:
Christos Koulendros – Bag of llamas, Tetrazzi, sampler
Walter Wright – drums, percussion

February 14 at Third Life Studios, Somerville MA
ensemble inedit:
Joe Burgio – artistic director
Shoshi Moyer, Ofri Rieger, Andrea Rios – movement
David Kontak, Steve Norton, John Voigt, Walter Wright – sound
with
Katerine Gagnon – brownies

February 16 at 119 Gallery, Lowell MA
Egregoros:
Christos Koulendros –
Walter Wright – drums, percussion

Composed Music :: Performance
February 17 at Uncharted Gallery, Lowell MA
Compositions using traditional and experimental instruments, video, and movement.
2kjb, Rick Breault, Lou Bunk, Forbes Graham, Joshua Hahn, Christos Koulendros, Steve Norton, Elaine Wood, and Walter Wright with Joe Burgio, Nick Sterner

February 21 at Third Life Studios, Somerville MA
ensemble inedit:
Joe Burgio – artistic director
Kristiana Hubley, Shoshi Moyer, Ofri Rieger, Andrea Rios – movement– movement
Kevin Dacey, Emilio Gonzalez, Joshua Hahn, Steve Norton, Walter Wright – sound

Talent Show
February 23 at UnchARTed Gallery, Lowell MA
Walter Wright – “interpretive dance”

XFest 2016
February 26-28 at Holyoke City Hall, Holyoke MA
ensemble inedit:
Joe Burgio – artistic director
Katerine Gagnon, Kristiana Hubley, Shoshi Moyer, Ofri Rieger, Andrea Rios – movement
Kevin Dacey, Joshua Hahn, David Kontak, John Voigt, Walter Wright – sound
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Dobbins Matlock Wright:
Kat Dobbins – trombone
Adam Matlock – accordion
Walter Wright – Boardweevil, contact mics

Gigs, March 2013

March 31, 2013

March 8 @ 119 Gallery
Bats From Pogo: Andrea Pensado – laptop, voice; Walter Wright – electronics
with Doll Fight!, Los Bungalitos and Crinkle Face

March 9 Opensound @ Third Life Yoga, Somerville MA
Los Condenados: Andrea Pensado – laptop, voice; Jules Vasylenko – bamboozle; Walter Wright – electronics
with Foam Rawlings Duo, Babies of Brazzer and Shea Mowat

March 15 @ 119 Gallery
Mark Soden – trumpet, electronics; Joe Brown – electronics, Vanessa Lafevre – bass kalimba, Michael F Dailey Jr – drums; Walter Wright – drums
with Phog Masheeen and BiRdOrGaN
 

March 18 Bear Cages @ Franklin Park Zoo, Boston MA
Bats From Pogo: Andrea Pensado – objects, voice; Walter Wright – toy drumset
with lots of other people …

March 19 Whitehaus Family Record, Jamaica Plain MA
Workshop with ARKM Foam and Walter Wright

March 21 Blast Fest 6 @ Cambridge YMCA, Cambridge MA
Bats From Pogo: Andrea Pensado – laptop, voice; Walter Wright – electronics
with lots of other people …

March 23 @ 119 Gallery
Demos Wright Duo: Kit Demos – electronics, bass; Walter Wright – electronics, drums
with Evans Grollman Haas Trio, mysterybear, Ricochet

March 27 @ UnchARTed, Lowell MA
Los Condenados: Andrea Pensado – laptop, voice; Jules Vasylenko – bamboozle, saxobone; Walter Wright – drums, electronics
+
Dailey Wright Duo: Michael F Dailey Jr and Walter Wright – drums featuring Uncle Pat – drums
with Sult

March 29 @ 119 Gallery
Los Condenados: Andrea Pensado – laptop, voice; Jules Vasylenko – bamboozle, saxobone; Walter Wright – electronics
with Big Plastic Finger, Guerilla Toss, Valerie Kuehne, Esther Neff, Big Mess, and BiRdOrGaN

March 30 @ Firehouse, Worcester MA
Los Condenados: Andrea Pensado – laptop, voice; Jules Vasylenko – bamboozle, saxobone; Walter Wright – electronics
with Creaturos, Gay Shapes. Thee Open Sex, Frank Hurricane

Gigs, February 2013

February 28, 2013

February 8 @ 119 Gallery
Solos, duets and other configurations featuring
CJ Boyd – electric bass guitar and Jessica Pavone – violin
with Kit Demos – upright bass, electronics; Luther Gray – drums, percussion; Steve Norton – reeds, celesta, electronics; Walter Wright – electronics, drums

February 16 Opensound @ Third Life Yoga, Somerville MA
bodydrama: Joe Burgio – movement with Lou Cohen – laptop; Forbes Graham – trumpet; Steve Norton – reeds, electronics; Andrea Pensado – laptop, zither; Matt Samolis – flute
Live movement & soundtrack for the film Fall of the House of Usher [1928]

February 21 FleXFest @ floft, Boston MA
flandrew’s pre XFest party with Walter Wright – electronics with many more.

February 23 XFest 2013 @ UnchARTed, Lowell MA
XFest 2013 Jazz & Poetry
Disembodied Poetics: Rick Breault – laptop; Stephanie Lak – voice, electronics; Walter Wright – drums
with local poets Stephen Anstey and Michael Hoerman
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Apocalypso: Joe Burgio – movement; Shayna Dulberger – upright bass, electronics; Chris Welcome – guitar; Walter Wright – electronics

February 24 XFest 2013 @ Lowell Telecommunications Corp, Lowell MA
XFest 2013 Local Bands
One-Armed Mist: Steve Norton – reeds; Stephanie Lak – voice, electronics; Walter Wright – electronics

February 28 @ floft, Boston MA
Katt Hernandez – violin with Joe Burgio – movement; fleisenberg – drums; Steve Norton – reeds; Andrea Pensado – laptop, voice

Gigs, February 2012

February 29, 2012

Feb 4 @ Flopera, Boston
Naoko Brown, Joe Burgio, Callie Chapman-Korn, Lou Cohen, Aisha Cruse, Christophe Delerce, Akrm Foam, Lynn Frederikson, flandrew fleisenberg, Loren Groenendaal, Josh Jefferson, Paul Kafka-Gibbons, Max Lord, Matt Murphy, Steve Norton, Joo Won Park, Megan & Peter Price, Liz Roncka, Michael Rosenstein, Betty Wang, Walter Wright

Feb 9 @ Pop-up Gallery, Lowell
Lak Wright Duo: Stephanie Lak – voice, electronics, Walter Wright – electronics, drums with Michael F Dailey Jr – drums

Feb 10 @ 119 Gallery
Beasts of Improvisation on Parade: (all acoustic) Marc Bisson – acoustic guitar, Michael F Dailey Jr – drums, Kit Demos – double bass, Forbes Graham – trumpet, Ben Klein – tuba, Stephanie Lak – voice, electronics, prepared guitar, Karen Langlie – cello, Steve Norton – reeds, Junko Simons – cello, Walter Wright – percussion, Jeffrey Young – violin, dei Xhrist – voice

Feb 11 @ Pop-up Gallery, Lowell
Derek Fenner reading with Rick Breault – laptop, Stephanie Lak – voice, electronics, Walter Wright – electronics, drums
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Nenakata: Stephanie Lak – voice, guitar, keys, Eric Stewart – voice, guitar, Olivia Close – bass, drums, Anthony Richerdz – drums, bass, Ghandi – drums, Walter Wright – electronics, drums

Feb 21 @ the Aviary, Jamaica Plain
O-AM (One-Armed Mist): Arkm Foam – cassettes, Stephanie Lak – voice, electronics, Walter Wright – electronics and Forbes Graham – trumpet

Feb 23 @ Flopera, Boston
Lak Wright Duo: Stephanie Lak – voice, electronics, Walter Wright – electronics, drums

Feb 24 – Sun 26 XFest 2012 @ 119 Gallery
O-AM (One-Armed Mist): Arkm Foam – cassettes, Stephanie Lak – voice, guitar, electronics, Michael F Dailey Jr – drums, Walter Wright – electronics, drums
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Nenekata: Stephanie Lak – vocals, electronics; Eric Stewart – guitar; Olivia Close – bass, drums; Anthony Richerdz – drums, bass; Ghandi – drums; Walter Wright – electronics, drums

Gigs, March 2011

March 31, 2011

March 4 @ 119 Gallery
XFest 2011: Emilie Mouchous – objects, Steve Norton – reeds; Walter Wright – electronics

March 5 @ 119 Gallery
XFest 2011: A-J Cornell – objects; Shayna Dulberger – double bass; Crank Sturgeon – himself; Walter Wright – electronics

March 6 @ 119 Gallery
Loup-Garou: Setheyny Pen – drums; Walter Wright – electronics

March 20 @ Outpost 186
Dr T Duos: Lou Cohen – laptop; Kit Demos – double bass; Forbes Graham – trumpet; Walter Wright – electronics; with Dr T – live video

March 25 @ Cafe Orwell, Brooklyn NY
Loup-Garou: Setheyny Pen – drums; Walter Wright – electronics

March 26 @ Andrew’s Loft, Boston
Amalgam Trio: Joe Burgio – movement; Katt Hernandez – violin; Walter Wright – electronics; with Matt Samolis – flute

XFest 2011

March 13, 2011

XFest 2011 Friday March 4 10:30pm set from Eric Sack on Vimeo.

Emilie Mouchous – analog synth, Steve Norton – reeds, Walter Wright – electronics, Claire Elizabeth Barratt, Joe Burgio, and Teresa Czepiel – movement, HEXbeam – visuals