Mary Halvorson Trio In California This Week

August 3, 2009
Photo by Peter Gannushkin

Photo by Peter Gannushkin

Fresh off a long road trip touring the right half of America with Jessica Pavone last week, guitarist/composer Mary Halvorson is on the move again, this time in a big jet plane, for two gigs in California with her acclaimed trio featuring bassist John Hébert and drummer Ches Smith.

But don’t fret New York, your favorite lady guitarist will be back by the weekend so she can perform with Matana Roberts at The Stone on Sunday.

Later in the month, after a few weeks of relative quiet, she’ll be back on stage in Gotham with Tom Rainey, The Thirteenth Assembly and Marc Ribot’s Sun Ship, the latter of which will also head off to more neutral digs in Willisau, Switzerland on August 30th.

Here’s the complete rundown for the month:

Mary Halvorson Trio
Tuesday, August 4th @ Yoshi’s (Oakland, CA)
Thursday, August 6th @ The Hammer Museum (Los Angeles, CA)

Matana Roberts
Sunday, August 9th @ The Stone (New York, NY)

Tom Rainey
Friday, August 21st @ The Stone (New York, NY)

Thirteenth Assembly
Tuesday, August 25th @ Freddy’s Bar & Backroom (Brooklyn, NY)

Marc Ribot’s Sun Ship
Wednesday, August 26th @ Rose (Brooklyn, NY)
Sunday, August 30th @ Jazz in Willisau (Willisau, Switzerland)

Mary Halvorson Performances In May

April 30, 2009

Photo by Peter Gannushkin

Guitarist/composer Mary Halvorson has a busy performance schedule in May, beginning with a six-stop European tour featuring a collective trio with Peter Evans and Weasel Walter.

Her schedule will also also include performances at The Stone with Marc Ribot’s Sun Ship (as part of his 55th birthday celebration) and MAP on consecutive Thursdays, and the CD release party for Crackleknob‘s self-titled debut CD on HatHut at the Issue Project Room on Brooklyn.

She’ll conclude the month with two Italian dates with Butch Morris.

Weasel Walter/ Peter Evans/ Mary Halvorson Tour
05/06: Les Instants Chavires (Paris, France)
05/07: Ausland (Berlin, Germany)
05/08: Immerhin (Wurzburg, Germany)
05/09: Lendwirbel Fest (Graz, Austria)
05/10: The Rhiz (Vienna, Austria)
05/11: Siraly (Budapest, Hungary)

Marc Ribot’s Sun Ship
05/14: The Stone (New York, NY) 

05/21: The Stone (New York, NY)

05/24: Issue Project Room (Brooklyn, NY)

Laurence “Butch” Morris Folding Space: Modette & Other Songs
05/30: Teatro Rossini (Lugo, Italy)
05/31: Teatro Comunale (Modena, Italy)