All Improvisers Welcome

by Annie Corrigan / 2018 Sound Symposium XIX, Night Music
June 27, 2018

Night Music happens almost every night of Sound Symposium XIX. You never know what you’ll hear:

Big Space

by Annie Corrigan / 2018 Sound Symposium XIX, Night Music
June 16, 2018

Since forming in 2013, Big Space has performed many sets at prominent music clubs in St. John’s, as well as the Wreckhouse Jazz & Blues Festival, the Music at Harbourside series, and the Lawnya Vawnya festival. They have also been featured at the Sound Symposium and often host the Sound Symposium’s Night Music.

Atomic Clock

by Annie Corrigan / 2018 Sound Symposium XIX, All News, Night Music
June 14, 2018

Atomic Clock is an improvisation-based experimental jam band combining elements of rock, electronica and jazz with atmospheric, ambient soundscapes. Comprised of Tiber Reardon, Josh Ward, Chris Donnelly, and Michelle LaCour, Atomic Clock creates music on the fly, with sounds, riffs, hooks and beats generated naturally. Each performance is unique, and each piece is a musical […]

Brad Jefford Trio+

by Annie Corrigan / 2018 Sound Symposium XIX, All News, Night Music
June 7, 2018

Brad Jefford learned to play the guitar while in a dream. A village of gnomes residing in the belly of a rosewood dreadnought would use the frequencies of bronze strings to communicate to the vast world outside. These frequencies could explain theories of the night stars, meanings of the heart’s feelings, and the rhythm and […]

Rick Bailey

by Annie Corrigan / 2018 Sound Symposium XIX, Night Music
June 3, 2018

Rick Bailey is a St. John’s-based electronic and improvisational artist with an interest in live samples, found sound, circuit bent toys and ambient/rhythm textures. As “Los beatnik,” he has recorded a number of albums inspired by the annual RPM Challenge. He has helped launch Eastern Edge Gallery festivals, appeared in Edmonton at Mile Zero Dance’s […]

Black Auks

by Annie Corrigan / 2018 Sound Symposium XIX, Night Music

Mack Furlong, percussion and toys Wallace Hammond, guitar and toys Neil V. Rosenberg, banjo and toys Craig Squires, saxophone and toys Newfoundland’s contemporary ensemble Black Auks performs improvisations and contemporary music. They approach music with the delight of kids with new toys. Anything they lay their hands on becomes fodder for their explorations. They love to […]

Surgeon

by Annie Corrigan / 2018 Sound Symposium XIX, All News, Night Music
May 31, 2018

Surgeon emerged from the ashes of St. John’s instrumental rock group, NARROWS, back in 2008. Where Narrows paved the way with intricate guitar layers, massive grooves and infectious melodies, Surgeon draws inspiration from a darker, more twisted sound world. Taking cues from contemporary classical music, horror movie soundtracks, prog-rock legends and post-rock aesthetics, Surgeon “seamlessly […]

Logy Bay Groovers

by Annie Corrigan / 2018 Sound Symposium XIX, All News, Night Music
May 17, 2018

Somewhere between where the gravy hits the meatballs Logy Bay Groovers are born. Savoury sounds and greasy grooves await. They love to challenge your ears while pleasing your tastebuds. These dudes give out prizes with your meal so it never disappoints. Chew on that! Not once have they played the same set twice, so you […]

Night Music #137

by Sound Sym Office / All News, Night Music
November 2, 2014

Night Music number 137 Thursday, November 20 2014 @ The Ship Pub! Anchor Band: The Beer Patrice Time: 9:30pm Cover: $5.00 The Ship Pub All Improvisers Welcome! Night Music is a monthly series of improv events, where a local band does a set of their own music, and then serves as a basis for improvisations into […]

Night Music #136

by Sound Sym Office / Night Music
October 16, 2014

Night Music number 136 Thursday, October 16 2014 @ The Ship Pub! Anchor Band: Logy Bay Groovers Time: 9:30pm Cover: $5.00 The Ship Pub Check out the Facebook event here! All Improvisers Welcome! Night Music is a monthly series of improv events, where a local band does a set of their own music, and then serves […]