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Monday 20th Feb 8:30pm

  Calcine Quartet + Schizophonia + Action Painting

  Free entry - donations welcome , The Fringe Cafe, Clifton

Calcine quartet - Matthew Grigg guitar amplifier, Rebecca Sneddon saxes, Dominic Lash double bass, Roger Telford drums

Schizophonia - Odysseas Pappas guitar, Stathis Kampylis modular synth


Thursday 23rd Feb 8:30pm

  Temporary Front, Paper Tiger & Model Railway News

   £5 on the door, The Greenbank, Easton

 Temporary Front - Roger Telford drums, Mark Langford tenor sax & bass clarinet, Dominic Lash double bass

 Paper Tiger - Phil Gibbs guitar, Hugh Kirkbride bass, Dominic Lash, Harry Furniss cornet, David Mowat trumpet

 Model Railway News - All above plus Dave Mordecal tenor sax


Monday 26th Feb 8:30pm

  FringeFreeMusic - Core Fringe

   Free entry - donations welcome, The Fringe Cafe, Clifton

 Core Fringe Paul Anstey double bass, Phil Gibbs guitar, Bob Helson drums, Mark Langford reeds)


February 2017 gigs

Thursday 9th Feb 8:30 pm

Calcine Trio, Ghost + Flowers 7tet

£5 on the door, The Greenbank Easton

Calcine Trio - Matthew Grigg guitar, amplifier Rebecca Sneddon saxophones, Roger Telford drums.

Freely improvised sonic heat. Spontaneous compositions of wail and whisper, crashing and floating through synergetic musical expressions.

Ghosts + Flowers 7tet - Calcine trio plus Dave Mordecal sax, Harry Furniss cornet, Hugh Kirkbride & Paul Anstey double basses

Ecstatic collective action. Seven Free Thinkers galvanised by the immediacy and liberation of the free jazz/improvisation continuum

Feb 2017 PDF

Monday 20th Mar 8:30pm

Halftone + Calcine Trio

Free entry - donations welcome , The Fringe Cafe, Clifton

Halftone -  Caitlin Alais Callahan double bass, Tina Hutchins flute, Hannah Marshall cello, Yvonna Madga violin

Calcine trio - Matthew Grigg guitar, amplifier, Rebecca Sneddon saxes,  Roger Telford drums  with guest Mark Langford (reeds)

Monday 27th Mar 8:30pm

FringeFreeMusic - special guest Nick Malcolm

Free entry - donations welcome, The Fringe Cafe, Clifton

Nick Malcolm trumpet, Paul Anstey double bass, Phil Gibbs guitar, Bob Helson drums, Mark Langford reeds

Wednesday 29th Mar 8:30pm

Blazing Flame quintet

£5 on the door, The Greenbank Easton

Julian Dale (double bass, cello), Peter Evans (5 string electric violin), Anton Henley (drums, percussion), Steve Day (voice, words, percussion), Mark Langford (tenor sax, bass clarinet)

See http://www.stevedaywordsandmusic.co.uk/page3.htm for further details

Thursday 9th Mar 8:30 pm

Vostok 5 + Magllochi, Okamoto, Northover & Gibbs

£5 on the door, The Greenbank Easton

Vostok 5 - Matthew Grigg guitar, amplifier Rebecca Sneddon saxophones, Roger Telford drums, Mark Langford tenor sax & bass clarinet, Dominic Lash double bass.

Magllochi, Okamoto, Northover & Gibbs - Marcello Magllocchi drums, Maresuke Okamoto bass,    Adrian Northover sax, Phil Gibbs guitar. Rare chance to see quartet if internation improvisers.

March 2017 gigs

Mar 2017 PDF

PDF  - Magllochi, Okamoto, Northover & Gibbs

***STOP PRESS** Saturday 25th Mar 2:00pm

The April Theses

Free entry - donations welcome , The Exchange, Old Market BS1 1JQ

Phil Gibbs guitar, Hugh Kirkbride double bass, Roger Telford drums  

Wednesday 5th April 8:30pm - Stag & Hounds - free

Noizubito + Foster, Grigg, Sneddon

Noizubito - renegade beats and noises from the jaws of hell

Foster, Grigg, Sneddon - Robin Foster - Electronics, Matthew Grigg - Guitar/Amplifier, Rebecca Sneddon - Alto Saxophone - barbed scree, algorithmic splinters, immolating skronk.

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Thursday 13th April  8:30pm - Greenbank - £5  on the door

Strange Strings + Exchange Band

Strange Strings - Julian Dale ‘cello, Hugh Kirkbride double bass, Mark Langford tenor sax, Roger Skerman drums

Playing  tunes by Albert Alyer with spontaneous combustion and composting inclusive.

Exchange Band - Paul Anstey and Hugh Kirkbride double bass, Roger Skerman and Roger Telford drums, Mark Langford reeds.

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Sunday 16th April 2.00pm - Exchange - free

Implosion!

Exploratory  guitar/percussion with  

Matthew Grigg - Guitar/Amplifier, Roger Skerman - Drums, Percussion

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Monday 17th Apr 8:30pm - Fringe Cafe - free

Calcine Trio with Caitlin Alais Callahan & Mark Langford

Calcine trio - Matthew Grigg guitar, amplifier, Rebecca Sneddon saxes,  Roger Telford drums  with guests Caitlin Alais Callahan double bass and Mark Langford bass clarinet, tenor sax

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Monday 24th Apr 8:30pm -  Fringe Cafe - free

FringeFreeMusic - special guest Harry Iceman Furniss

Harry Furniss cornet  … boldly making his debut immersion…..

with irregulars Paul Anstey double bass, Phil Gibbs guitar, Bob Helson drums, Mark Langford reeds

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Saturday 29th April 2.00pm - Exchange - free

Calcine Quartet

Matthew Grigg - Guitar/Amplifier, Dominic Lash - Double Bass, Rebecca Sneddon - Alto Saxophone, Roger Telford - Drums, Percussion

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April 2017 gigs

April 2017 PDF

Thursday 11th May 8:30pm - Greenbank - £5 on the door

Howl and Vulpine 2

Howl - Nick Moore voice, Hugh Kirkbride double bass, Roger Skerman drums, Dave Mordecai tenor sax

Performance of Allen Ginsberg’s Howl

Vulpine 2 - Paul Shearsmith trumpet, Keisuke Matsui guitar, Roger Skerman drums

Improvisational experimentalism all the way from London town.

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Monday 15th May 8:30pm - Fringe Cafe - free

Vostok 5

Matthew Grigg guitar, amplifier, Rebecca Sneddon saxes, Dominic Lash double bass,  Roger Telford drums, Mark Langford bass clarinet, tenor sax.

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Thursday 25th May 8.30pm - Greenbank - £5 on the door

Halftone + Hannah Marshall duos

Halftone -  Caitlin Alais Callahan double bass, Tina Hutchins flute, Hannah Marshall cello, Yvonna Madga violin

Hannah Marshall duos - with Matthew Grigg (guitar, amplifier) + TBA

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Saturday 27th May 2.00pm - Exchange - free

Unity Trio - Paul Anstey double bass, Roger Skerman drums, Mark Langford bass clarinet & tenor sax

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Monday 29th May 8.30pm - Fringe Cafe - free

FringeFreeMusic - Core Four

Paul Anstey double bass, Phil Gibbs guitar, Bob Helson drums, Mark Langford reeds

May 2017 gigs

May 2017 PDF

Thursday 1st  - Crofters Rights - 8:30pm, free

Calcine Quartet

Matthew Grigg guitar, amplifier, Rebecca Sneddon saxes, Roger Telford drums, Mark Langford bass clarinet, tenor sax.


Friday 2nd  - Cafe Kino - 8:00pm , £5

Blazing Flame quintet

Julian Dale (double bass, cello), Peter Evans (5 string electric violin), Anton Henley (drums, percussion), Steve Day (voice, words, percussion), Mark Langford (tenor sax, bass clarinet)


Thursday 8th - Greenbank - 8:30pm, £5

EP/64 / Helson’s Angels

EP/64 -  Dali de Saint Paul vocals, Nick Janaway laptop, Florent Berhaut drums

Helson’s Angels - Caitlin Alais Callahan bass, Matthew Grigg guitar, amplifier, Bob Helson drums, Rebecca Sneddon alto and tenor saxes:

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Saturday 10th - St Stephens - 11am to 11pm, £10

Gateway to Another Dimension  - festival of new musics

Ben Williams piano 11am to 11.40am

Oscar’s combo 11.50am to 12.35pm

Flexitone: Richard Leigh Harris piano, Federico Leonori double bass, David Mowat trumpet 12.45pm to 13.30pm

Kayla Painter soundscapes samples and more 13.40pm to 14.20pm

Metaphysical Soundscapes Marco Anderson interactive synth, Dino Christodoulou tenor sax, David Mowat flugel 14.30pm to 15.15pm

Greg Sterland tenor sax trio 15.25pm to 16.05pm

Django Brineheart 16.15pm to 16.55pm

Mariusz Sobanski Ensemble: with Jake McMurchie tenor sax, Paul Anstey double bass, Tony Orrell drums, Mariusz Sobanski guitar,  17.05pm to 17.50pm

Free Tone Collective groups with Paul Anstey double bass, Matt Field trumpet, Harry Furniss cornet, Aaron Hawkins alto sax, Bob Helson drums, Dave Jones tenor sax, Mark Langford reeds / piano, Roger Skerman drums, Al Swainger bass, Roger Telford drums,    18.00pm to 19.10pm

Maggie Nicols voice and Hannah Marshall cello 19.20pm to 20.05pm

Stephen Grew piano and Trevor Watts alto sax 20.15pm to 21.00pm

Keith Tippett piano 21.10pm to 22.00pm

Further details and updates from https://www.facebook.com/ChaiForAll


Tuesday 13th - Old England Pub - free entry 8pm

Free Nelson ManDoomJazz / DSC / A Glancing Blow

Free Nelson ManDoomJazz - Rebecca Sneddon – saxophones, Colin Stewart – electric bass, Paul Archibald – drums, percussion

DSC - electro-acoustic improv ensemble of varying size/personnel

A Glancing Blow - Robin Foster - drums/percussion, Matthew Grigg - gtr/amp, Tim Hill - saxophones, Dominic Lash - double bass

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Monday 19th June  - Fringe Cafe -  free entry 8:30pm

Grigg-Hill-Lash-Telford / Unity Trio

GHLT - Matthew Grigg guitar, amplifier, Tim Hill alto sax, Dominic Lash double bass,  Roger Telford drums

Unity Trio - Roger Skerman drums, Hugh Kirkbride bass, Mark Langford reeds

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Thursday 22nd June - Greenbank - £5, 8.30pm

The Darjeeling Council / Totally Fried Up Band

Darjeeling Council - Ashley John Long bass, Phil Gibbs guitar, Matthew Grigg guitar and amplifier, Mark Langford reeds

The Totally Fried Up  Band- Paul Dunmall tenor & soprano saxophones, Phill Gibbs, Ashley John Long, Roger Telford drums

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Sat June 24th Sun Ra All Day Event - Cube

See http://www.cubecinema.com/programme/event/sunrise-sun-ra-sunset,9475/ for details

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Monday 26th June  - Fringe Cafe - free entry 8.30pm

FringeFreeMusic - guest TBC

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June 2017 gigs

June 2017 PDF

July 2017

Thursday 13th  - Greenbank - 8:30pm, free

Brace - Oli Moore saxophone, Aidan Searle drums


Paper Tiger - Matthew Grigg guitar, amplifier, Hugh Kirkbride double bass, Dave Jones tenor sax, Mark Langford bass clarinet, tenor sax, Roger Telford drums


Summer free improv - sounds / noise / stuff to delight the ears!

August 2017

Thursday 17th August  - Greenbank - 8:30pm, free

Konik - Mark Langford reeds, Dominic Lash double bass, Roger Telford drums

Launch of Angel Pavement CD! Special price on the door

Running Dogs - Hugh Kirkbride double bass, Aaron Hawkins alto sax, Rebecca Sneddon alto & tenor saxes, Roger Skerman drums.

September 2017

7th September - Exchange - Anthroprophh + Nols + Matthew Grigg vs SALTINGS more info

14th September - Greenbank - Thinko + Run Logan Run more info

15-17th September - Surrey Vaults - Bristol HUM Festival more info

25th September - The Fringe - Wilkinson/Cheetham Lash/Grigg Duos & Quartet more info

29th September - Cafe Kino - Blazing Flame Quintet more info




October 2017

4th October - Crofter's Rights - John Zorn's Cobra + Abhorrent Trio   more info

6th October - Old England - Colin Webster/Graham Dunning Duo + Coims + Winter Ghost   more info

7th October - Cafe Kino - Kahn/Wolfarth + Davis/Foster/Grigg/Lash + Flying Down Trio   more info

12th October - St Paul’s - Phil Julian + Dominic Lash's Consorts West + Dan Bennett   more info

12th October - Greenbank - Fringe Quartet + Free Ice Tone   more info

20th October - St Stephen's Church - Miles Cooper Seaton Trio + Black Spring + SALTINGS vs Dan Johnson   more info

22nd October - Old England - EP/64, Noizubito, Stone Tongue   more info

26th October - Hydra Books - Yoni Silver / Ram Gabai + Viridian + Grigg/Lash/Langford   more info

30th October - The Cube - Jessica Moss + Winter Ghost   more info