Concert Archive

Performances IMso curated and/or supported throughout the years! (it's incredible and quite extensive)

2024
Friday May 3rd: John Dikeman (reeds), Nicholas Field (drums)and Thomas Florin (piano) @ The Sugar Maple
Sunday, April 28: The Bridge featuring Nick Mazzarella (alto saxophone), Tim Stine (guitar), Céline Rivoal (accordion), Katie Ernst (double bass, voice), and Sylvain Lemêtre (percussion) @ The Woodland Pattern 7pm.
Friday April 19th: Devin Gray (percussion), Russ Johnson (Trumpet) and Mark Feldman (Violin) at The Sugar Maple
Sunday, April 7th: Ernest Dawkins Project with Ernest Dawkins - reeds and electronics, Nova Zaii - drums and electronics and Jonathan Woods - improvised video projection @ The Woodland Pattern
Sunday April 7th: Archer at The Sugar Maple: Dave Rempis on saxophones, Terrie Ex on guitar (from The Ex), Johnny Strun on bass and Dollop Eastfang on drums
March 28th: Gerrit Hatcher (reeds), Paul Giallorenzo (keys) and Julian Kirshner (drums) @ The Sugar Maple
March 23rd: Jonah Parzen-Johnson (solo) / Eli Smith and Rick Ollman (duo) /Olivia Dobbs and Pat Reinholz (duo) at Jazz Gallery Center for the Arts
March 17th: Hanami featuring Andrew Trim (guitar), Charles Rumback (drums), Mai Sugimoto (reeds) and Jason Stein (bass clarinet) @ Jazz Gallery Center for the Arts w/ David Lord
Sunday, March 3rd: Michael Zerang, solo percussion. Duo with Michael Bettine in the 2nd set @ The Woodland Pattern
Friday Feb. 9th: Jakob Heinemann / Steve Hunt / Jim Baker @ The Sugar Maple
Saturday Feb. 3rd: Darkness on the Edge of Town @ The Jazz Center for the Arts. A night of electronic Music with Jay Mollerskov, Timothy Russell, Jim Schoenecker & Dave Schoepke
Friday Jan. 26th: Dave Rempis and Tashi Dorji Duo @ The Sugar Maple


2023 Thur. Dec. 21st: Formations Series for New & Improvised Music @ The Woodland Pattern featuring Trench featuring Jay Mollerskov (synth/guitar), Paul Westfal (drums), and Steve Nelson-Raney (soprano sax) and Tontine Ensemble featuring Allen Russell (violin), Pat Reinholz (cello), and Barry Paul Clark (bass), with guest Adam Murphy

Thur. Dec. 21st: Formations Series for New & Improvised Music @ The Woodland Pattern
Friday December 15th: Stirrup w/ Fred Lonberg-Holm, Nick Macri and Charles Rumback @ The Sugar Maple
Saturday Dec. 9th: Nom Tom featuring Jack Wright, Carol Genetti and Jon Mueller @ Jazz Gallery Center for the Arts w/ Pedro M. Gutierrez and Floodwall.
Saturday November 11th: Nick Mazzrella, Ben LaMar Gay, Jon Rune Strøm & Tollef Østvang @ The Sugar Maple.
Sunday November 5th: Greg Ward (alto saxophone), Rob Clearfield (piano), Sam Weber (bass) and Quin Kirchner (drums) @ The Sugar Maple.
Sunday, November 5: The Bridge #2.6 Cancel Rescue Mission featuring Corey Wilkes (trumpet, electronics), Quentin Biardeau (tenor sax, synths), Justin Dillard (keys, vocals), and Etienne Ziemniak (drums) @ The Woodland Pattern Book Center
Saturday Oct. 28th: Zoh Amba and Chris Corsano @ The Sugar Maple
October 26th: Mary Lattimore @ ACME Records
Sunday October 22nd: Tim Berne (reeds), Hank Roberts (cello) & Aurora Nealand (voice, accordion and clarinet) @ The Sugar Maple.
October 21st: BCMC (Bill Mackay and Cooper Crain) @ ACME Records
Oct. 19th: Formations Series for New & Improvised Music Presents Tim Kaiser / Cool Beauty @ The Woodland Pattern Book Center
October 15th: Jeb Bishop's German Trombone Trio! @ The Sugar Maple
October 15th: Jaap Blonk + Tim Russell + Eli Smith @ Jazz Gallery Center for the Arts
Sunday, October 8th: Katie Ernst, solo double bass @ The Woodland Pattern Book Center
Sunday, September 24th: Silvia Bolognesi Italian trio and quartet @ The Woodland Pattern Book Center.
September 10th: Russ Johnson (trumpet), Mark Feldman (violin), Ethan Philion (bass), and Tim Daisy (drums) @ The Sugar Maple
August 24th: Heather McIntosh (cello) Devin Ryan (guitar) & Dylan Ryan (percussion) @ The Sugar Maple.
August 10th: Thollem McDonas (keyboards/electronics), Avreeayl Ra (percussion) and Matthew Lux (basses) at The Sugar Maple
August 8th: Sir Richard Bishop @ The Cactus Club. 8 pm
August 6th: Dave Rempis / Jakob Heinemann @ The Sugar Maple. 4 pm.
July 9th: Tim Daisy with special guest Josh Berman @ The Sugar Maple.
July 7th: Near Miss Trio featuring Rob Magill (saxes / bass clarinet), Gerrit Hatcher (tenorsax) and Bill Harris (drums) at The Sugar Maple
Thursday June 29th: Acme Records Presents Black Duck and Book of Johns @ ACME Records
Sunday June 18th: Rempis/Adasiewicz/Daisy Dave Rempis - saxophones, Jason Adasiewicz - vibes and Tim Daisy - drums @ The Sugar Maple
Thursday June 15th: Formations Series for New & Improvised Music Presents Hal Rammel (solo) and BPA Free featuring Barry Paul Clark (bass w/ electronics), Patrick Reinholz (cello w/ electronics), and Adam Murphy (clarinet w/ electronics) @ The Woodland Pattern Book Center
Thursday June 8th: Acme Records Presents Derek Monypeny w/ Ak'Chamel @ ACME Records
Sunday May 14th: Rempis/Feldman/Daisy record release party @ The Sugar Maple
Thursday May 11th: Ausberto Acevedo (bass), Jim Baker (ARP & Piano), Dan Bitney (drums and percussion) and Keefe Jackson (Reeds) Quartet @ The Sugar Maple
Sunday April 23: Jon Irabagon - reeds, Ethan Philion - bass & Tim Daisy - drums @ The Sugar Maple
Sunday, April 23, Alternating Currents Live presents PANG! (The Bridge #2.5) with Lou Mallozzi (turntables & electronics), Sam Pluta (electronics), Sophie Agnel (keyboards), and Pascal Niggenkemper (doublebass) @ The Woodland Pattern Book Center
Saturday April 22nd: KVL (Quin Kirchner, Daniel Van Duerm & Matthew Lux (bass, electronics) @ The Sugar Maple.
Thursday April 20 Formations Series for New and Improvised Music @ The Woodland Pattern Book Center. This edition features set 1 with Wilhelm Matthies (invented instrument, the mosesa) and Mark Mantel (percussion) and set 2 with Steve Nelson-Raney and Jack Grassel.
Sunday, April 2: Sunrooms with Jason Adasiewicz (Vibes), Nate McBride (Bass) and Mike Reed (Drums) @ The Sugar Maple
Saturday, April 1: Alternating Currents Live presents cellist/composer Lia Kohl in duo with poet Elizabeth Metzger @ The Woodland Pattern Book Center
Sunday March 19th: Tomeka Reid, Angelika Niescier and Mike Reed @ The Sugar Maple
February 19th: Dave Rempis / Tyler Damon Duo @ The Sugar Maple.
Feb. 18, 2022: Keefe Jackson, Jakob Heinemann and Adam Shead @ The Sugar Maple
2022
DEC 16, 2022 Stein / Smith / Shead Trio @ The Sugar Maple.
NOV 15, 2022 Frode Gjerstad Trio (Norway) + Steve Swell @ The Sugar Maple.
OCT 28, 2022 Remembering Baba - Concert in Honor of Ustad Ali Akbar Khan's Centennial Year @ Hindole Majumdar School of Music and Dance.
OCT 9, 2022 Rempis/Daisy + Maunu @ The Sugar Maple.
OCT 7, 2022 Music of India @ Hindole Majumdar School of Music and Dance
SEP 25, 2022 An Evening of Ethiopian Music with Qwanqwa @ Peck School of the Arts
SEP 20, 2022 Hanging Hearts • Retroreflector @ Cactus Club
SEP 1, 2022 ATOMIC! Scandinavian & European Jazz at The Sugar Maple
AUG 14, 2022 Rempis, Daisy Duo w/ Jeb Bishop! @ The Sugar Maple.
JUL 27, 2022 Andrew Trim (album release) with Laurenzi/Cunningham/Bryan @ Anodyne Cafe
MAY 26, 2022 Martel Chapman Paintings to South African Jazz Pianist Nduduzo Makhathini @ Harlem Renaissance Museum
MAY 19, 2022 Hearts & Minds @ The Sugar Maple.
APR 22, 2022 BALLISTER! @ The Sugar Maple.
APR 3, 2022 Rob Clearfield & Quin Kirchner: Concentric Orbits Release (2022 Astral Spirits) @ The Sugar Maple.
MAR 27, 2022 Rempis-Daisy Trio w/Jason Adasiewicz On Vibes @ The Sugar Maple.
FEB 27, 2022 Rempis/Daisy Duo w/ Mark Feldman @ The Sugar Maple.
DEC 12, 2021 Mars Williams presents: An Ayler XMAS: CD Release Tour @ The Sugar Maple.
2021
WED, OCT 6, 2021 Hatcher / Maunu / Kirshner Trio @ The Sugar Maple.
JUL 11, 2021 Rempis/Daisy Duo w/Jen Clare Paulson @ The Sugar Maple.
2020
SEP 19, 2020 Dave Rempis and Tim Daisy Duo @ The Sugar Maple.
AUG 30, 2020 The Rempis / Daisy Duo Live Concert @ The Sugar Maple. JUN 27, 2020 Indian Rhythm Workshop @ Hindole Majumdar School of Music and Dance
APR 1, 2020 Postponed Hatcher / Maunu / Kirshner Trio @ The Sugar Maple.
MAR 25, 2020 Postponed! Fay Victor Trio @ The Sugar Maple.
MAR 15, 2020 Seed Sounds Double Feature w/ guests Cristau/Ali/Harris @ Jazz Gallery Center for the Arts
MAR 13, 2020 Kuzu with Dave Rempis, Tashi Dorji and Tyler Damon @ The Sugar Maple.
FEB 29, 2020 Improv. Workshop w/ Steve Peplin @Jazz Gallery Center for the Arts
2019
FRI, DEC 20, 2019 NKC Presents- An Evening of Free Improv @ Jazz Gallery Center for the Arts
NOV 17, 2019 Alternating Currents Live presents: Ernest Dawkins @ Woodland Pattern Book Center
NOV 16, 2019 Workshop w/ guest facilitators Patrick Breiner (NYC) @ Jazz Gallery Center for the Arts
OCT 30, 2019 Instrumental Ideas II: Improvised Songs with Argopelter @ Perk School of the Arts
OCT 20, 2019 Seed Sounds #56 w/ guests Ben Dameron & Warren Enstrom @ Jazz Gallery Center for the Arts
SEP 19, 2019 Formations Series for New and Improvised Music @ Woodland Pattern Book Center
SEP 15, 2019 Alternating Currents Live: Silvia Bolognesi and Russ Johnson @ Woodland Pattern Book Center
SEP 15, 2019 Seed Sounds #55 w/ guests Nick Zoulek & Jim Hegarty @ Jazz Gallery Center for the Arts
SEP 14, 2019 Free Improvisation Workshop @ Jazz Gallery Center for the Arts
SEP 12, 2019 The Nick Mazzarella Trio @ The Sugar Maple.
AUG 27, 2019 Tim Kaiser Mini-tour: Milwaukee w/ Hal Rammel, and more! @ St Francis
AUG 17, 2019 Milwaukee Synth Meet @ Modular Addict
AUG 10, 2019 Experimental Education Series presents- Shanna Sordahl @ Jazz Gallery Center for the Arts
JUN 20, 2019 Formations Series for New and Improvised Music @ Woodland Pattern Book Center
MAY 27, 2019 FemFest + FTAM Presents: An Experimental/Electronic Showcase @ Jazz Gallery Center for the Arts
MAY 18, 2019 FTAM presents- Bridges of Königsberg/Lucky Bone/XEXYZ/Eel Yesac @ Jazz Gallery Center for the Arts
MAY 5, 2019 The Bridge #2.1 @ Woodland Pattern Book Center
APR 14, 2019 Rempis / Lopez / Packard @ The Sugar Maple.
APR 11, 2019 Derek Worthington & Jon Taylor (Says Things) / Pat Reinholz @ Jazz Gallery Center for the Arts
MAR 24, 2019 Julie Ezelle Patton, Paul Van Curen, and Melinda Zitnick @ Woodland Pattern Book Center
MAR 21, 2019 Boneshaker! @ The Sugar Maple.
MAR 10, 2019 Alternating Currents Live presents Wayfaring @ Woodland Pattern Book Center
MAR 9, 2019 Biliana Voutchkova / Michael Zerang Duo @ The Sugar Maple.
MAR 7, 2019 New Monuments @ The Sugar Maple.
FEB 27, 2019 Microgreens • Tarek Sabbar • Phoned Nil Trio @ Tsunami MKE
FEB 13, 2019 Party Knüllers w/ Jaimie Branch @ ACME Records
JAN 18, 2019 The Swedish-Norwegian Quintet Atomic! @ The Sugar Maple.
2018
DEC 26, 2018 The DKV Trio @ The Sugar Maple.
DEC 9, 2018 Alternating Currents Live presents The Dark Matter String Band @ Woodland Pattern Book Center
NOV 23, 2018 Mars Williams Presents: An Ayler Xmas @ The Sugar Maple.
NOV 17, 2018 Johnson/Daisy/Johnson at the West End Conservatory
NOV 17, 2018 We Exist to Prove the Living Artist: 38th Anniversary Gala @ Woodland Pattern Book Center
NOV 8, 2018 Phoned Nil Trio/N Elert/Citizen 2-13/Margery Kempe/CO Valenza @ Jazz Gallery Center for the Arts
NOV 6, 2018 Gontopia Tairaku Duo Performance @ Tochi Ramen
NOV 3, 2018 Experimental Education Series presents- Andrea Pensado @ Jazz Gallery Center for the Arts
OCT 23, 2018 Option Milwaukee Presents: Gerry Hemingway and Jason Stein @ The Sugar Maple
OCT 14, 2018 Kuzu with Dave Rempis, Tashi Dorji and Tyler Damon @ The Sugar Maple.
OCT 11, 2018 Christoph Irniger Pilgrim - progressive jazz quintet @ Jazz Gallery Center for the Arts
OCT 4, 2018 Instruments, Ideas, and Improvisation | Susan Alcorn @ Musicology and Ethnomusicology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
SEP 27, 2018 Gerrit Hatcher / Peter Maunu / Julian Kirshner Trio @ The Sugar Maple.
SEP 23, 2018 Fendika at Sugar Maple @ The Sugar Maple.
SEP 16, 2018 Seed Sounds #43 w/ guests Pat Reinholz & Peter J. Woods @ Woodland Pattern Book Center
SEP 9, 2018 FTAM presents- Roughhousing/Codename/OMFINY @ Jazz Gallery Center for the Arts
SEP 8, 2018 Russ Johnson Quartet at the Sugar Maple
AUG 24, 2018 Paul Giallorenzo's GitGO Large Group @ The Sugar Maple.
AUG 18, 2018 Charlie Kirchen Quartet @ The Sugar Maple.
AUG 12, 2018 Seed Sounds #42 w/ guests Hal Rammel & Wilhelm Matthies @ Woodland Pattern Book Center
JUL 31, 2018 Susan Alcorn / Ken Vandermark @ The Sugar Maple.
JUL 12, 2018 Marker featuring Ken Vandermark @ The Sugar Maple.
JUL 6, 2018 Chicago Edge Ensemble @ The Sugar Maple.
JUN 24, 2018 Paal Nilssen-Love’s Large Unit @ The Sugar Maple.
JUN 6, 2018 Charles Rumback with Jim Baker & John Tate @ The Sugar Maple.
MAY 9, 2018 Experimental Improvisation @ UWM - Music Composition & Technology
APR 22, 2018 Renee' Baker Quartet: Visual Dark Scratch Suite @ The Woodland Pattern Book Center
APR 13, 2018 Rempis / Johnston / Ochs @ The Sugar Maple.
MAR 29, 2018 FTAM presents Nonconnah//Xexyz//Eli Smith @ Jazz Gallery Center for the Arts
MAR 20, 2018 The Thing w/ Mats Gustafsson, Ingebrigt Håker Flaten and PNL @ The Sugar Maple.
MAR 10, 2018 Acme Records hosts record release for Jason Wietlispach! @ Acme Records & Music Emporium
MAR 3, 2018 Experimental Education Series presents Forced Into Femininity @ Jazz Gallery Center for the Arts
FEB 28, 2018 Dave Rempis, Brandon Lopez & Ryan Packard Trio @ The Sugar Maple.
JAN 13, 2018 Hassles with Terrie Ex, Ken Vandermark, PNL & Jon Rune Strøm @ The Sugar Maple.
JAN 5, 2018 Tim Russell Solo and Group Improvisations @ Jazz Gallery Center for the Arts
2017
DEC 27, 2017 DKV Trio + Joe McPhee (Drake/KesslerVandermark) @ The Sugar Maple.
DEC 10, 2017 Alternating Currents Live presents Nicole Mitchell Quartet @ Woodland Pattern Book Center
NOV 18, 2017 Collector / Steve Nelson-Raney at Bay View United Methodist
OCT 18, 2017 Talibam! with special guest Audrey Chen @ The Sugar Maple.
SEP 30, 2017 John Corbett/Hal Rammel/Mats Gustafsson @ Acme Records & Music Emporium
SEP 27, 2017 Ballister Dave Rempis Fred Lonberg-Holm Paal Nilssen-Love @ The Sugar Maple.
SEP 21, 2017 Tomeka Reid & Nick Mazzarella Duo @ The Sugar Maple.
SEP 15, 2017 Rafael Toral / Jim Baker / Steve Hunt @ The Sugar Maple.
SEP 14, 2017 Tashi Dorji / Tyler Damon & Bill MacKay @ Acme Records & Music Emporium
SEP 8, 2017 Russ Johnson w/Clearfield, Ulery, Deitemyer, Taylor @ The Jazz Estate
TUE, SEP 5, 2017 Norwegian/Swedish quartet "Friends & Neighbors" (Norway) @ The Jazz Estate
AUG 6, 2017 The Marker Series with Ken Vandermark @ The Sugar Maple.
JUL 28, 2017 Rempis / Lopez / Packard @ The Sugar Maple.
JUL 12, 2017 Jonah Parzen-Johnson & Tontine Ensemble + Sies/Willis @ Jazz Gallery Center for the Arts
JUL 11, 2017 Option Milwaukee Presents Ikue Mori w/ Mars Williams @ The Sugar Maple.
JUL 2, 2017 Chicago Edge Ensemble @ The Sugar Maple.
JUN 25, 2017 Extraordinary Popular Delusions @ The Woodland Pattern Book Center
JUN 23, 2017 Option Milwaukee: Ken Vandermark & Nate Wooley Duo @ The Sugar Maple.
JUN 18, 2017 The Few w/ Steve Marquette, Charlie Kirchen & Macie Stewart @ The Sugar Maple.
JUN 10, 2017 Dave King Trucking Company & Hanging Hearts @ Cactus Club
JUN 4, 2017 Russ Johnson Quartet @ The Jazz Estate
MAY 30, 2017 Option Milwaukee presents Survival Unit III w/ Joe McPhee @ The Sugar Maple.
MAY 20, 2017 Spires That in the Sunset Rise with Michael Zerang + guests @ Bay View Methodist Church
MAY 11, 2017 Johnson/Daisy/Johnson at West End Conservatory
MAY 6, 2017 Experimental Improvisation Ensemble @ UWM - Music Composition & Technology
APR 24, 2017 Robin Verheyen NY Quartet at West End Conservatory
APR 20, 2017 Formations: Hal Rammel & Jay Mollerskov duo / Rick Ollman solo @ The Woodland Pattern Book Center
APR 16, 2017 Option Milwaukee Presents The Mazzerella/Håker Flaten/Ra Trio @ The Sugar Maple.
APR 16, 2017 Dave Rempis & Russ Johnson: solos & duets @ The Woodland Pattern Book Center
MAR 5, 2017 Option Milwaukee Presents Dave Rempis & Tim Daisy @ The Sugar Maple.
FEB 18, 2017 Russ Johnson Quartet @ The Jazz Estate
JAN 25, 2017 Paal Nilssen-Love & Ken Vandermark duo @ The Sugar Maple.
2016
DEC 28, 2016 Option Milwaukee presents The DKV Trio @ The Sugar Maple.
FRI, DEC 9, 2016 Nestle / Tontine Ensemble (duo) / D'Agostino, Elert, Valenza @ West End Conservatory
NOV 13, 2016 Alternating Currents Live presents Vent Fort - The Bridge #7 @ The Woodland Pattern Book Center
NOV 6, 2016 Option Milwaukee presents Sam Pluta and Peter Evans duo @ The Sugar Maple.
FRI, NOV 4, 2016 Johnson, Daisy & Johnson @ ACME
OCT 30, 2016 Wadada Leo Smith & John Lindberg duo with Mike Reed @ The Woodland Pattern Book Center
OCT 30, 2016 Alternating Currents Live presents Celestial Weather @ The Woodland Pattern Book Center
OCT 28, 2016 Nohband with David Torn, Tim Berne and Dave King @ The Sugar Maple
OCT 14, 2016 Frode Gjerstad & Fred Lonberg-Holm w/ Jan Rune Strøm @ The Sugar Maple.
OCT 12, 2016 Battle Trance (NYC) Sax Quartet at Bay View United Methodist
SEP 29, 2016 Russ Johnson's "Headlands" at Sugar Maple
SEP 18, 2016 Alternating Currents Live presents Tomeka Reid and her Italian Friends @ The Woodland Pattern Book Center
SEP 18, 2016 Melaku Belay and Fendika @ The Sugar Maple.
SEP 16, 2016 Dustin Laurenzi's Natural Language + Bell Dance Songs @ West End Conservatory
AUG 28, 2016 Alternating Currents Live presents Ernest Dawkins and the Boglifier Project @ The Woodland Pattern Book Center
AUG 21, 2016 OPTION MILWAUKEE presents MOMENTUM 3 @ The Sugar Maple.
JUL 18, 2016 Dave King's Trucking Company & Hanging Hearts at Bay View United Methodist Church
JUN 26, 2016 OPTION MILWAUKEE PRESENTS: Invisible Guy w/ Ben Goldberg, Michael Coleman & Hamir Atwal @ The Sugar Maple.
JUN 5, 2016 Alternating Currents Live presents the Russ Johnson Trio @ The Woodland Pattern Book Center
JUN 2, 2016 Thumbscrew w/ Mary Halvorson, Michael Formanek, and Tomas Fujiwara @ The Sugar Maple.
MAY 24, 2016 OPTION MILWAUKEE PRESENTS: Steve Swell, Fred Lonberg-Holm, and Michael Zerang @ The Sugar Maple.
MAY 19, 2016 May Formations - Patrick Reinholz & the Once Now Ensemble @ The Woodland Pattern Book Center
MAY 15, 2016 Pandit Tarun Bhattacharya & Hindole Majumdar @ Plymouth Church Milwaukee
APR 12, 2016 Made To Break w/ Ken Vandermark, Tim Daisy, Christof Kurzmann & Jasper Stadhouders @ The Sugar Maple.
APR 10, 2016 Alternating Currents Live presents Trio WAZ @ The Woodland Pattern Book Center
MAR 24, 2016 Tontine Ensemble + Daher/Malis/Harbert + Jonah Parzen-Johnson @ West End Conservatory
MAR 5, 2016 Russ Johnson's "Meeting Point" at West End Conservatory
*FEB 24, 2016 Johnson/Rempis/Weber/Daisy @ West End Conservatory
FEB 23, 2016 Ches Smith Trio @ Bay View Methodist Church
FEB 6, 2016 The Bad Plus @ West End Conservatory
JAN 17, 2016 OPTION MILWAUKEE PRESENTS: DEK: Didi Kern, Elisabeth Harnik and Ken Vandermark! @ The Sugar Maple.

2015
DEC 29, 2015 Russ Johnson - Jon Irabagon Quintet with special guest Ohad Talmor at West End Conservatory
DEC 6, 2015 Milwaukee Option Series Presents C. Spencer Yeh & Ken Vandermark / Site Specific book release. @ The Sugar Maple.
NOV 22, 2015 Joe McPhee / Ken Vandermark: POETRY AND CLARINETS WITH ABSINTHE ON THE SIDE @ The Sugar Maple.
Sunday, November 8, Alternating Currents Live presents (In association with The Bridge) - The Transatlantic Network of Creative Music @ The Woodland Pattern Book Center Harrison Bankhead - double bass, Benjamin Duboc - double bass, Hamid Drake - drums & Ramon Lopez - drums
NOV 7, 2015 Improvisation VARiety Show @ Var Gallery
Sunday, November 1, Alternating Currents Live presents Urs Leimgruber, Jacques Demierre and Barre Phillips @ The Woodland Pattern Book Center. Urs Leimgruber - soprano saxophone, Jacques Demierre - toy piano, Barre Phillips - double bass.
OCT 22, 2015 Tim Berne's Decay @ West End Conservatory
TUE, OCT 20, 2015 The Ex + Ken Vandermark @ The Sugar Maple.
Sunday, September 27: Alternating Currents Live presents James Falzone's Early Music Quartet @ The Woodland Pattern Book Center. James Falzone - clarinet, Jason Stein - bass clarinet, Fred Lonberg-Holm - cello and electronics & Frank Rosaly - drums and electronics.
Sunday, September 6th: Option Milwaukee presents Paal Nilssen-Love (drums) & Ken Vandermark (reeds) Duo @ The Sugar Maple, 7 pm.
SEP 2, 2015 Audible Electricity w/Hal Rammel & Matt Turner / Nicholas Elert @ ACME
Sunday, August 2nd: Option Milwaukee presents Nate Wooley (trumpet) & Ken Vandermark (reeds) Duo @ The Sugar Maple, 7 pm.
Sunday, July 19th Option Milwaukee presents Tim Barnes (percussion) & Ken Vandermark (reeds) Duo @ the Sugar Maple, 7 pm.
Thursday, July 9, Console Lazers of Königsberg Orchestra, aka the MiLO Reunion Whiskey Shindig @ UWM Recital Hall, 2400 E. Kenwood Boulevard
Thursday, July 2, 2015, 7pm, Codename: Magenta @Walkers Point Center for the Arts, 839 S. 5th St. Linda Binder, violin; Pat Reinholz, cello; Rick Ollman, winds, guitar, percussion. Special guest: Ben Willis, bass. Special bonus set: Hal Rammel and Linda Binder, Waterphone duet
June 24th, 2015: Paal Nilssen-Love's Large Unit @ The Sugar Maple. Featuring Jon Rune Strøm - double and electric bass; Andreas Wildhagen - drums; Paal Nilssen-Love - drums; Mats Äleklint - trombone; Christian Meaas Svendsen - double and electric bass; Klaus Ellerhusen Holm - alto and baritone saxophone; Kasper Værnes - alto saxophone; Thomas Johansson - cornet; Børre Mølstad - tuba; Ketil Gutvik - electric guitar; Lasse Marhaug - electronics and turntable. Time TBA! https://www.facebook.com/pnllargeunit
JUN 20, 2015 FTAM presents- BATCH RELEASE SHOW featuring KINGSTON FAMILY SINGERS//AMANDA SCHOOFS AND PETER J WOODS//DAN OF EARTH @ Borg Ward
Sunday, June 14, 7pm, Seed Sounds
@The Jazz Gallery Center for the Arts, 926 E. Center St. Paul Westfahl, drums; Cody Steinmann, guitar; Rick Ollman, winds. Special guests: The Tontine Ensemble: Allen Russell, violin; Molly Lieberman, viola; Pat Reinholz, cello; Barry Clark, bass.
June 13th, 2015: Utech Records Music Festival III @ Cactus Club. Day 2 features Burning Tree (NO), André Foisy + Jacob Essak (US), Dead Neanderthals (NL), Sten Ove Toft (NO), Frank Rosaly (US), Gates (CA), Insect Ark (US) and Markerlight (US).
June 12th, 2015: Utech Records Music Festival III @ Anodyne Coffee (224 W. Bruce) Day 1 features Cetacea (CA), Trevor De Brauw (US) and Dave Rempis + Steven Hess (US).
6.5.15 to 6.7.15: OKKA Fest 7
Friday, June 5 @ The Sugar Maple
7: Joe McPhee & Peter Evans Duo
8: Paul Lytton, Jeb Bishop, and Fred Lonberg-Holm Trio
9: Kent Kessler, Avreeayl Ra, and Dave Rempis Trio
10: Johannes Bauer, Tim Daisy, Helen Gillet, and Mars Williams Quartet Saturday afternoon, June 6 (Jazz Walk)
2:30: Palm Tavern: Paul Lytton & Mat Maneri (solos & duo)
4: Anodyne Coffee: Jason Adasiewicz solo
5: Rush-Mor: Helen Gillet solo.
6 ACME Records: Ingebrigt Håker Flaten solo
Saturday, June 6 @ The Sugar Maple
7: Joe McPhee and Ingebrigt Håker Flaten Duo
8: Jason Adasiewicz, Helen Gillet, and Mars Williams Trio
9: Jeb Bishop Quartet, with Russ Johnson, Jason Roebke, and Frank Rosaly
10: Johannes Bauer, Jason Adasiewicz, Jeb Bishop, Ingebrigt Håker Flaten, and Frank Rosaly Quintet Sunday, June 7 @ The Sugar Maple
3 ACME Records show: Johannes Bauer solo
4: Joe McPhee & Jim Baker electronics duo
5: Paul Lytton, Helen Gillet, Ingebrigt Håker Flaten, and Mat Maneri Quartet
6: VOX ARCANA: Tim Daisy, James Falzone, and Fred Lonberg-Holm
7: Paul Lytton, Johannes Bauer, Tim Daisy, Helen Gillet, and Fred Lonberg-Holm Quintet
3.29.15 - Alternating Currents Live presents Julia Miller & Volcano Radar @ The Woodland Pattern
3.6.15 - Naked Dance @ Anodyne Coffee Roasting Co.
1.31.15 - Jon Mueller: Death Blues Ensemble @ Alverno
2014 1.15.14 - Formations Series - Wilhelm Matthies & Paul Westfahl's Flustered Mother Duck @ The Woodland Pattern Book Center
1.10.14 - The Oak Creek Ensemble at the Circle-A Cafe
12.23.14 - Cactus Truck @ The Sugar Maple
12.21.14 - DKV Trio@ The Sugar Maple
12.07.14 - Alternating Currents Live presents Katherine Young’s Pretty Monsters with Mike Pride
(drums and percussion), Erica Dicker (violin), and Owen Stewart-Robertson (guitar) @ Woodland Pattern Book Center
12.5.14 - Vox Arcana w/ Tim Daisy, Fred Lonberg-Holm and James Falzone @ The Sugar Maple
11.22.14 - Sensoria | Maja Ratkje. INOVA, 2155 N. Prospect Ave., Milwaukee
11.22.14 - Frode Gjerstad Trio plus Steve Swell @ The Sugar Maple
11.2.14 - Alternating Currents Livepresents Escape Lane featuring Joachim Florent (bass), Denis Fournier (drums), Marquis Hill (trumpet) and Jeff Parker (electric guitar, electronics) @ Woodland Pattern Book Center
10.30.14 - October 30, 2014: Sensoria | Kevin Schlei INOVA
10.18.14 - Wilkerson / Baker / Hunt Trio @ The Sugar Maple
10.11.14 - Once Now Ensemble @Jazz Gallery
10.5.14 - Ken Thomson and Slow/Fast @ The Sugar Maple
9.29.14 - Tomeka Reid, Russ Johnson and special guests! @ The Sugar Maple 9.25.14 - Joshua Abrams' Natural Information Society @ The Sugar Maple
9.23.14 - Le Rex @ The Sugar Maple
9.17.14 - Robin Verheyen's NY Quartet @ The Sugar Maple. Robin Verheyen: saxophones/compositions, Russ Johnson: trumpet, Drew Gress: bass & Jeff Davis: drums
9.16.14 - Gordon Grdina and Kenton Loewen Duo @ The Sugar Maple
8.31.14 - Alternating Currents Live presents Tomeka Reed Quartet featuring Tomeka Reed (cello), Jason Roebke (bass), and Mary Halvorson (guitar) @ Woodland Pattern Book Center
8.27.14 - Keefe Jackson and Friends @ The Sugar Maple
8.24.14 Audio One @ The Sugar Maple with Jason Adasciewicz: Vibraphone, Josh Berman: Cornet, Jeb Bishop: Trombone, Tim Daisy: Drums, Nick Macri: Bass, Nick Mazzarella: Alto Saxophone, Jen Paulson: Viola, Dave Rempis: Saxophones, Ken Vandermark: Reeds / Composer & Mars Williams: Saxophones.
8.18.14 - Ahleuchatistas @ The Sugar Maple
8.16.14 - JON MUELLER + MIKE WEIS solo performances @ Anodyne Coffee.
07.25.14 - Intimate Addictions by Amanda Schoofs w/ David Collins, Trevor Saint, and Steve Schlei, and animation by Paul Mitchell. UWM Fine Arts Recital Hall
7.10.14 - Evocation Trip and Karmadog @ The Sugar Maple.
7.5.14 - Tomas Fujiwara & Taylor Ho Bynum @ The Sugar Maple
6.29.14 - Alternating Currents Live presents Tim Daisy & Jason Stein Duo @ Woodland Pattern Book Center
6.20.14 - OKKA Fest 6 (Day 1):7pm: Elisabeth Harnik solo (Austria), 8pm: Joe McPhee & Joe Morris duo (United States), 9pm: Jim Baker, Kent Kessler, Dave Rempis trio (United States), 10pm: Boneshaker (Kent Kessler, Paal Nilssen-Love, Mars Williams)
6.21.14 - OKKA Fest 6 (Day 2):3pm: Joe McPhee & Paal Nilssen-Love duo @ The Palm Tavern.
4:30pm, Anodyne: Mars Williams solo (United States)
5:30pm, Rush-Mor: Nate Wooley amplified trumpet solo (United States)
6:30pm, ACME: Jim Baker solo Arp (United States)
The Sugar Maple:
7pm: Agusti Fernandez solo (Spain), 8pm: Kent Kessler, Joe Morris, Jen Paulson trio, 9pm: Elisabeth Harnik & Paal Nilssen-Love duo, 10pm: The Chicago Reed Quartet (Nick Mazzarella, Dave Rempis, Ken Vandermark, Mars Williams)
6.22.14 - OKKA Fest 6 (Day 3): 3pm: ACME Record Store: Brian Labycz solo (United States)
The Sugar Maple:
4pm: Jim Baker solo (United States), Ken Vandermark & Nate Wooley duo (United States), 6pm: Brian Labycz, Joe McPhee, Jen Paulson trio (United States), 7pm: Agusti Fernandez, Joe Morris, Nate Wooley trio
6.1.14 - Alternating Currents Live presents Edward Wilkerson Ensemble @ Woodland Pattern Book Center
5.24.14 - Russ Johnson Quartet CD Release Party @ The Sugar Maple
5.22.14 - Party Knüllers meet Jim Baker @ The Sugar Maple.
5.18.14 - Ingrid Laubrock ( Tenor Sax ) and Tom Rainey ( drums ) @ The Sugar Maple
5.6.14 - Made To Break w/ Ken Vandermark, Tim Daisy, Devin Hoff & Christof Kurzmann. @ The Sugar Maple
5.4.14 - Alternating Currents Live presents The Bridge #4 with Mwata Bowden, Julien Desprez, Matt Lux, Rob Mazurek, and Mathieu Sourisseau @ Woodland Pattern Book Center
4.19.14 - Christoph Erb / Fred Lonberg-Holm / Michael Zerang Trio @ The Sugar Maple
4.17.14 - Pandelis Karayorgis (Piano), Dave Rempis (Reeds) Nate Mcbride (Bass) and Frank Rosaly (Drums) @ The Sugar Maple.
4.3.14 - Tony Malaby, Frank Rosaly & Jason Roebke Trio @ The Sugar Maple
3.27.14 thru 3.29.14 - Unruly Music @ UWM Fine Arts Recital Hall,
3.27.14 - BALLISTER @ The Sugar Maple
3.22.14 - Collective Neurosis @ Jazz Gallery
3.14.14 - Once Now Ensemble @ Jazz Gallery
3.4.14 - Luigi Nono's "La Lontananza Nostalgica Utopica Futura" with Miranda Cuckson @ UWM
2.22.14 - Dave Rempis & Tim Daisy Duo @ The Sugar Maple
2.21.14 - Caffeine w/ Ken Vandermark, Jim Baker & Steve Hunt @ The Sugar Maple
2.08.14 - Tim Daisy and Mikolaj Trzaska Duo @ The Sugar Maple
2.4.13 - Dylan Ryan / Sand @ The Sugar Maple
2.2.14 - Chris Burns & Hal Rammel Duo with special guest Jim Schoenecker @ Woodland Pattern Book Center
1.25.14 - Johnson / Vandermark / Lonberg-Holm / Daisy @ The Sugar Maple
1.12.14 - Once Now Ensemble @ Woodland Pattern Book Center
1.8.14 - Ryan Oslance (Ahleuchatistas), Keefe Jackson and Matt Schneider @ The Sugar Maple
2013 12.19.13 - DKV Trio @ The Sugar Maple
12.15.13 - Great Lakes Improvising Orchestra @ Woodland Pattern Book Center
12.11.13 - CORTEX/Bushman's Revenge @ The Sugar Maple
12.08.12 - Paul Giallorenzo's GitGO @ The Sugar Maple 9pm
12.06.12 - Utech Records Music Festival II @ The Cactus Club
Sum of R/RM74 (Switzerland) http://www.sumofr.ch/ http://www.rm74.ch/
Suzuki Junzo (Japan) http://suzukijunzo.org/
Kwaidan (US) http://batheticrecords.com/release/make-all-the-hell-of-dark-metal-bright John Kolodij/Jon Mueller/Joseph Clayton Mills (US) http://highaurad.blogspot.com/ http://rhythmplex.com/ http://www.josephcmills.com/ Dead Neanderthals (Netherlands) http://deadneanderthals.wordpress.com/
Olivia Block (US) http://www.oliviablock.net/
Trevor De Brauw/Steven Hess (US) http://pelican.bandcamp.com/ http://stevenhess.tumblr.com/
Frank Rosaly (US) http://www.frankrosaly.com/
11.16.13 - Once Now Ensemble @ The Jazz Gallery
11.10.13 - The Bridge Project presents Aymeric Avice (trumpet), Jason Adasiewicz (vibrophone), Joshua Abrams (doublebass, guimbri), Benjamin Sanz (drums), and Avreeayl Ra (percussion) @ The Woodland Pattern Book Center
11.5.13 - Eric Boeren's 4tet @ The Sugar Maple
11.2.13 - Ken Vandermark's Reed Quartet @ The Sugar Maple
10.27.13 - Minor Vices @ The Sugar Maple
10.20.13 - VCDC with Frode Gjerstad (clarinet), Stine Janvin Motland (voice), Staale Liavik Sollberg (drums) and Fred Lonberg-Holm (cello) @ The Woodland Pattern Book Center 10.16.13 - Gordon Grdina Trio @ The Sugar Maple
10.3.13 thru 10.5.13 - Unruly Music Festival @ The UWM Fine Arts Recital Hall
9.25.13 - Ahleuchatistas @ The Sugar Maple 9pm
9.22.13 - : Christopher Burns, David Collins, Peter J. Woods, and Dan of Earth / He Can Jog / Wrest @ The Borg Ward
9.12.13 - Great Lakes Improvising Orchestra led by Hal Rammel @ UWM Fine Arts Recital Hall
9.12.13 - Fred Lonberg-Holm and Ken Vandermark Duo @ The Sugar Maple
9.10.13 - Skøefst @ INOVA Gallery
9.6.13 - Russell, Reinholz, Ollman Trio, followed by Nate Weiss Group @ The Jazz Gallery
8.31.13 - Fast Citizens featuring Aram Shelton, Keefe Jackson, Josh Berman, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Anton Hatwich and Frank Rosaly @ The Sugar Maple
8.23.13 - Rempis / Ochs / Johnston @ The Sugar Maple
8.22.13 to 8.24.13 - The Milwaukee Noise Fest @ Miraramar Theatre
8.17.12 - The Margots @ The Sugar Maple
8.11.13 - Duane Pitre / Jon Mueller @ The Sugar Maple
8.9.13 - Joe Morris / Ken Vandermark / Tim Daisy @ The Sugar Maple
8.2.13 - Once Now Ensemble @ The Jazz Gallery
7.31.13 - Aakash Mittal Group @ The Sugar Maple 9 pm
7.21.13 - Timothy Daisy, solo percussion @ The Woodland Pattern Book Center
7.6.13 - Members of Swirm and Yolt @ The Sugar Maple
6.30.13 - Ernest Khabeer Dawkins and Hamid Drake Duo @ The Woodland Pattern Book Center
6.23.13 OKKA 5 at the Sugar Maple; Set One, 3pm: Terrie Ex (guitar), Ken Vandermark (reeds), PNL (drums); Set Two, 4pm: Fendika- Melaku Belay (leader and dancer), Zenash Tsegaye (dancer), Nardos Tesfaw (vocals), Sileshie Damassae (kraal), Misale Legesse (drums), and Endris Hassen (masenko)- perform traditional music from Ethiopia.
6.22.13 OKKA 5 at the Palm/Sugar Maple; Joe McPhee (brass/reeds) & Ken Vandermark (reeds), adding Melaku Belay, leader of Fendika, to dance (Palm). Set One, 9pm: PO MUSIC-HARMOLODIC TRIO play the music of Ornette Coleman (Joe McPhee (brass & reeds), Jeff Parker (guitar), Joshua Abrams(bass); Set Two, 10pm: members of Fendika- Nardos Tesfaw (vocals), Sileshie Damassae (kraar), and Endris Hassen (masenko)- perform a set of traditional Azmari songs; Set Three, 11pm: an ad hoc group of improvisers that will include Misale Legesse (drums) of Fendika with other performers at the festival
6.21.13 OKKA 5 at the Sugar Maple; Set One, 9pm: Keefe Jackson (reeds)/Fred Lonberg-Holm (cello)/Ståle Liavik-Solberg (drums); Set Two, 10pm: Nate Wooley (trumpet/electronics) & Paul Lytton (drums); Set Three, 11pm: Terrie Ex (guitar)/Dave Rempis (saxophones)/Tim Daisy (drums)
5.22.13 - Stirrup @ The Sugar Maple
5.18.13 - Dave Rempis / Tim Daisy Duo @ The Sugar Maple
5.5.13 - The Hanah Jon Taylor Artet @ The Woodland Pattern Book Center5.4.13 - Peter J Woods with Olivia Block, Cages, Jon Mueller's Death Blues @ The Cactus Club
4.28.13 - Christopher Burns / Steve Nelson-Raney / Amanda Schoofs @ Woodland Pattern
4.10.13 - The Devin Hoff Bastet @ The Sugar Maple
4.7.13: MiLO - Milwaukee Laptop Orchestra, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Peck School of the Arts, Recital Hall
4.7.13: Syntjuntan with Lise-Lotte Norelius, Ann Rosén, and Ida Lundén @ The Woodland Pattern Book Center.
4.4.13-4.6.12 - Unruly Music Fest @ Vogel Hall
4.3.13 - Johnson / Vandermark / Lonberg-Holm / Daisy @ The Sugar Maple
4.1.13 - Sult and The BURNS/RAMMEL/WOODS TRIO @ The Sugar Maple
3.15.13 - The Larry Ochs/Don Robinson Duo @ The Sugar Maple
3.14.13 - NYC-based Danny Fox Trio @ The Sugar Maple
3.3.13 - Unrehearsed Music Series @ The Sugar Maple. http://cargocollective.com/unrehearsedMKE
3.1.13 - Paul Westfahl Trio featuring Kenny Reichert guitar and Russ Johnson trumpet at the Jazz Gallery.
2.17.13 - Once Now Ensemble @ The Woodland Pattern Book Center
2.16.13 - Andrew Trim Trio @ The Sugar Maple
2.15.13 - Steve Gunn w/ Mind Over Mirrors & Black Eagle Child @ The Sugar Maple
1.31.13 - Devin Drobka and Steve Nelson-Raney Duo @ The Sugar Maple
1.26.13 Russ Johnson Quartet @ The Jazz Estate
1.25.13 - East Side Jazz Fest 6 featuring Bill Carrothers @ Milwaukee Youth Arts Center
2012 12.28.12 - DKV Trio @ The Sugar Maple
12.20.12 - MiLO (Milwaukee Laptop Orchestra Holiday Extravaganza @ The Sugar Maple
12.16.12 - Great Lakes Improvising Orchestra (dir. Hal Rammel) @ Woodland Pattern Book Center
12.15.12 - Frank Rosaly (SOLO percussion) @ The Sugar Maple
12.14.12 - Windom Earle's Liquid Furniture / Peter J. Woods Free Jazz Ensemble @ The Sugar Maple
12.10.12 - Paul Giallorenzo's GitGO @ The Sugar Maple
12.7.12 - Frode Gjerstad Trio @ The Sugar Maple
12.03.12 - Suzuki Junzo @ The Sugar Maple with The Frank Rosaly/Steven Hess duo and special guest Neil Jendon
12.2.12 - James Falzone SOLO performance @ Woodland Pattern Book Center
11.29.12 - Hear in Now Trio @ The Sugar Maple 9pm. Mazz Swift, (violin, vocal), Silvia Bolognesi (bass) and Tomeka Reid (cello)
11.19.12 - Trevor Saint and friends @ The Sugar Maple
11.18.12 - Once Now Ensemble @ Club Garibaldi's
11.17.12 - Russ Johnson Quartet @ The Sugar Maple
11.14.12 - Tatsuya Nakatani @ The Sugar Maple
11.11.12 - Alternating Currents Live presents Watershed (Nicole Mitchell, Jon Taylor, Tomeka Reid, Bernard Santacruz & Denis Fournier - USA- France) @ The Woodland Pattern Book Center
11.10.12 - Cactus Truck and the Peter J. Woods Free Jazz Ensemble @ The Sugar Maple.
10.28.12 - Electronic Music & Voice Concert: Music of John Cage @ The Woodland Pattern Book Center
10.27.12 - Ab Baars (tenor saxophone, clarinet, shakuhachi) and Ig Henneman (viola) Duo @ The Sugar Maple
10.20.12 - Wheelhouse @ The Sugar Maple
10.13.12 - Jealousy Mountain Duo @ The Borg Ward
10.6.12 - KLANG! @ The Sugar Maple
10.5.12 - Trio X with Joe McPhee @ The Sugar Maple
9.28.12 - Music by John Cage and others on Piano @ The Florentine Opera Studio
9.26.12 - Ahleuchatistas @ The Sugar Maple
9.15.12 - People, Places & Things featuring Mike Reed @ The SM
9.13.12 - Peter Brotzmann and Jason Adasiewicz Duo @ The Sugar Maple 9pm
9.11.12 - The Cosmosamatics w/Sonny Simmons, Jay Rosen & Michael Marcus @ The Sugar Maple
9.13.12 - Kilt, Custodian, Blessed Sacrifist and Temper @ The Borg Ward 6pm (early show)
8.25.12 - Eastside Jazzfest 5 @ Sweet Water Organics feat Russ Johnson Quartet
8/23 to 8/25 - 2012 MILWAUKEE NOISE FEST @ Borg Ward
8.18.12 - 4th Annual Music Marathon & Benefit for Alternating Currents Live concert series @ The Woodland Pattern
7.13.12 - Milwaukee Laptop Orchestra - MiLO @ The Sugar Maple
6.28 - PETER J WOODS- "Fear" Box Release Show w/ LUCKY BONE, REPTILE WORSHIP and DAN OF EARTH @ The Cactus Club
6.24 - Once Now Ensemble @ Club Garibaldi's
6.8.12 - 6.10.12: OKKA Fest 4 @ the Sugar Maple and Palm Tavern - Paal Nilssen Love and Joe McPhee Trio & Wheelhouse featuring Jason Adasiewicz, Nate McBride and Dave Rempis, Ken Vandermark, Nate McBride & Tim Daisy Trio, The Joe McPhee, Jason Adasiewicz and Paal Nilssen Love Trio & The Dave Rempis Percussion Quartet with Dave Rempis, Ingebrigt Håker Flaten, Frank Rosaly and Tim Daisy, Joe McPhee solo & The Thing with Joe McPhee. The Thing is Mats Gustafsson, Ingebrigt Håker Flaten and Paal Nilssen Love.
5/27 - Jason Stein, solo bass clarinet @ The Woodland Pattern Book Center
5/6 - Christopher Burns, Steve Nelson-Raney, Amanda Schoofs, Trio Improvisations @ Woodland Pattern
4/29 - Once Now Ensemble @ Club Garibaldi
4/21 - Milwaukee LapTop Orchestra (MiLO) @ Kenilworth Open Studios UWM
4/15 - Wolter Wierbos, solo trombone @ The Woodland Pattern Book Center
4.12 - Luke Polipnick Group @ The Sugar Maple
4/8 - Ken Vandermark Solo Performance @ The Sugar Maple
3/22 - Phoned Nil Trio @ The Sugar Maple
3/18 - Alternating Currents Series Presents: Jaap Blonk, solo voice @ The Woodland Pattern Book Center
3.10.12 - Le Rex @ The Sugar Maple
3.8.12, 3.9.12 & 3.10.12 - Unruly Music Fall Festival @ Marcus Center for the Performing Arts
2.17.12 WRACK @ The Sugar Maple
2.11.12 The Engines @ The SM.
2.04.12 - Chris Corsano and Darin Gray Duo @ The Sugar Maple
1.27.12 - MALE @ The Sugar Maple
2011 12/27/11 - The DKV Trio @ The Sugar Maple
12/18 - The Great Lakes Improvising Orchestra, Organized by Hal Rammel @ The Woodland Pattern Book Center
12/06 - Asuna and the Medium Necks 9pm @ The Sugar Maple
11/13 - Alternating Currents Live Presents: Steve Nelson-Raney (solo soprano saxophone) and the Steve Nelson-Raney/ Chris Burns Duo @ The Woodland Pattern Book Center
11/06 - Keefe Jackson Trio @ The Sugar Maple
10/29 - Jeb Bishop Trio @ The Sugar Maple
10/27-29th - 10/23 - Unruly Music:
Marcus Center for the Performing Arts
Alternating Currents Live Presents: The Jason Roebke Combination @ The Woodland Pattern Book Center
10/16 - JEAOLUSY MOUNTAIN DUO (Germany!), Peter J Woods Free Jazz Ensemble @ The Borg Ward
10/15 Tamarindo with William Parker, Tom Rainey, and Tony Malaby @ The Sugar Maple
9/22 6th Annual Milwaukee Noise Festival @ The Borg Ward
9/20 - Mikrokolektyw : Artur Majewski (trumpet, electronics), Kuba Suchar (drums, electronics) @ The Sugar Maple
9/18 - Jason Kahn & Jon Mueller Duo @ The Woodland Pattern Book Center
9/15 - Survival Unit III w/ Joe McPhee, Fred Lonberg-Holm & Michael Zerang @ The Sugar Maple.
9/1 - Frode Gjerstad Trio w/ Paal Nilssen-Love & Jon Rune Strøm @ The Sugar Maple
8/20 - Assex: Jason Adasiewicz, Dave Rempis, Nate McBride & Adrienne Pierluissi @ The Sugar Maple
8/13 - Josh Berman and His Gang @ The Sugar Maple
8/6 - Ken Vandermark (reeds) & Tim Daisy (drums) @ The Sugar Maple
7/17 - Terrie Hessels of the Ex and Ken Vandermark Duo @ SM
7/2 - Steve Lacy Project performed by Pandelis Karayorgis w/ Jorrit Dijkstra, Jeb Bishop, Jason Roebke, Frank Rosaly @ SM
6/30 - Trevor Watts (saxes) & Veryan Weston (piano) @ The Sugar Maple
6/12 OKKA FEST - 3pm @ The Sugar Maple. Set 1: Christof Kurzmann solo, with a film by Michaela Grill. Set 2: Chicago Double Quartet (Jim Baker, Jeb Bishop, Steve Hunt, Kent Kessler, Dave Rempis, Brian Sandstrom, Mars Williams, Michael Zerang)
6/11 OKKA FEST - Evening: 9pm @ The Sugar Maple. Set 1: Jason Adasiewicz/Mats Gustafsson duo Set 2: Made To Break (Tim Daisy, Devin Hoff, Christof Kurzmann, Ken Vandermark)
6/11 OKKA FEST - Afternoon: Mats Gustafsson solo 3pm @ The Palm Tavern.
6/10 OKKA FEST - 9pm @ The Sugar Maple - Set 1: Mats Gustafsson/Christof Kurzmann/Ken Vandermark Trio Set 2: Sun Rooms (Jason Adasiewicz, Nate McBride, Mike Reed)
5/31 - McPhee Fest! - Joe McPhee, Ken Vandermark and friends @ SM
5/29 - McPhee Fest! - Joe McPhee and Chris Corsano @ SM
5/27 - Klang @ The Sugar Maple
4/14 - The Rempis Percussion Quartet @ the SM
4/12 - The Gebhard Ullmann/ Steve Swell 4tet @ The SM.
3/15 – Ken Vandermark, Paul Lytton & Nate Wooley Duo @ The Sugar Maple
3/6 - Alternating Currents Live presents Rozanne Levine's Chakra Tuning 7pm @ The Woodland Pattern
3/5 The Resonance Ensemble @ The Sugar Maple,
3/4 - Four: Tim Daisy, Dave Rempis, Devin Hoff & Waclaw Zimple and Brass Trio: Magnus Broo, Per-Ake Holmlander & Steve Swell ad hoc unit @ The Sugar Maple 2/26 Eastside Jazzfest @ the Todd Wehr Conference Center
2/24 -- PRESTIGE ATLANTIC IMPULSE - @ The Sugar Maple
2/17 - Christopher M Newlin @ The Sugar Maple
2/11 - PETER J WOODS FREE JAZZ ENSEMBLE @ The Borg Ward
2/11 - The Console Project @ The Sugar Maple
2/10 - Aram Shelton Quartet @ The Sugar Maple
Thursday January 20th - Star Licker Trio @ The Sugar Maple. Rob Mazurek-cornet; Jason Adasiewicz- vibes; John Herndon-drums
Saturday January 15th - Christian Pincock - electric trombone @ The Sugar Maple
Thursday, January 6th - Paul Nilssen-Love, Kent Kessler & Mars Williams Trio - @ The Sugar Maple
January 1st, 2011 - EVOCATION TRIO 8pm @ The Sugar Maple. Steve Peplin-guitar Junko Fujiwara Simons-amplified cello Ben Hans-drums
2010 Thursday December 30th - DKV Trio - @ The Sugar Maple
Thursday December 23rd - PRESTIGE ATLANTIC IMPULSE HOLIDAY PARTY w/ 1913 @ the SM
Saturday December 18th - Paul Giallorenzo's GitGO @ The Sugar Maple
Aug. 7 - Basshaters, Cartilage Party and the Peter J Woods free jazz ensemble @ The Sugar Maple
August 5th - Rolldown w/ Jason Adasiewicz @ The Sugar Maple
August 4th - Hal Rammel (solo) + The Lost Data Project with Hal Rammel, Jim Schoenecker and Jon Mueller @ The Sugar Maple
July 25th - OKKA Fest II 2010 (Day 3) Sunday afternoon. Front room, Sugar Maple, Brotzmann solo & Ken Vandermark’s Topology w/ Joe McPhee
Saturday July 24th - OKKA Fest II 2010 (Day 2) Starting at The Palm Tavern 4pm: Joe McPhee, Kent Kessler, Michael Zerang.
Sat. July 24th @ The Sugar Maple back room 8pm: Engines (Dave Rempis - alto/tenor/baritone saxophone, Jeb Bishop - trombone, Nate Mcbride - bass & Tim Daisy) & GUTS (Joe McPhee, Peter Brötzmann, Kent Kessler, Michael Zerang)
July 23rd - OKKA Fest II 2010 (Day 1) @ The Sugar Maple. 9pm Extraordinary Popular Delusions & Peter Brotzmann, Joe McPhee & Ken Vandermark.
July 9th - Jason Stein, Daniel Levin, Kent Kessler and Frank Rosaly Quartet @ The Sugar Maple - 8pm.
June 24th - PRESTIGE ATLANTIC IMPULSE @ The Sugar Maple
June 20th - Aakash Mittal @ The Sugar Maple
June 12th - The Thing (Mats Gustafsson (saxophones), Ingebrigt Haker Flaten and PNL) w/ Joe McPhee @ The Sugar Maple
June 10th - Ken Vandermark & PNL Duo @ The Sugar Maple
June 6th - Alternating Currents Live presents: Urs Leimgruber (reeds) with Charlotte Hug (violin) and Jacques Demierre (voice) @ The Woodland Pattern Book Center June 4th Dave Rempis (reeds) & Frank Rosaly (drums) @ The Sugar Maple
May 27th - PRESTIGE ATLANTIC IMPULSE @ The Sugar Maple
May 26th - Seeded Plain (Lincoln, NE), Hal Rammel, Maria Chavez (NYC), Luke Polipnick + Patrick Breiner (Madison)& Lucky Bone (Milwaukee) @ Sugar Maple
May 21st Mucca Pazza @ The Stonefly.
May 19th - Hal Rammel & Peter Woods Duo | Jack Callahan | Speakerdust @ The Sugar Maple
May 13th - COLLECTIVE NEUROSIS @ The Sugar Maple
April 29th - PRESTIGE ATLANTIC IMPULSE @ The Sugar Maple
April 23rd - Jozef van Wissem | Che Chen & Robbie Lee | Jon Mueller @ The Sugar Maple
April 21st - Peter Brotzmann & Hamid Drake @ The Sugar Maple
April 15th thru April 18th - Unruly Music, Spring Festival 2010: C2: Duo/Solo, Sound and Image, Electric Counterpoint and C2: Made in Milwaukee
April 16th - Extraordinary Popular Delusions @ the Sugar Maple
April 11th - The Milwaukee Spectral Chamber Orchestra @ The Woodland Pattern Book Center.
April 8th - COLLECTIVE NEUROSIS @ The Sugar Maple
April 2nd - Tatsuya Nakatani and Dave Rempis @The Sugar Maple
March 25th - PRESTIGE ATLANTIC IMPULSE @ The Sugar Maple
March 14th - Saalik Ziyad (voice) and Tim Seisser (bass,cello) Duo @ The Woodland Pattern Book Center
March 12th - Sture Ericson | Fred Lonberg-Holm | Jon Mueller @ The Sugar Maple
March 11th - COLLECTIVE NEUROSIS @ The Sugar Maple
March 10th Free Fall featuring Håvard Wiik - piano, Ingebrigt Håker Flaten - bass & Ken Vandermark - Bb and bass clarinets @ The Sugar Maple
March 7th - Atomic (Sweden) @ The Sugar Maple
March 3rd Buckminster @ the Sugar Maple
February 25st PRESTIGE ATLANTIC IMPULSE @ The Sugar Maple
February 24th - Vartan Mamigonian (Patrick Breiner) @ The Sugar Maple
February 21st - Alternating Currents Live presents The Chicago Underground Duo @ The Woodland Pattern Book Center
February 20th - The Fred Lonberg-Holm - Peter Brotzmann Duo @ The Sugar Maple
February 13th - Luciana Souza, Cyro Baptista and Romero Lumbabo performing at the Pitman
January 28st - PRESTIGE ATLANTIC IMPULSE @ The Sugar Maple
January 27th - Compass Trio @ The Sugar Maple
January 26th The Rempis Percussion Quartet @ The Sugar Maple
January 23rd – Frode Gjerstad Trio featuring Frode Gjerstad, Paal Nilssen-Love & Nick Stephens @ The Sugar Maple.
January 20th Once Now Ensemble @ The Sugar Maple
January 17th – Pandelis Karayorgis / Ken Vandermark Duo @ The Sugar Maple
January 16th – Assex featuring Jason Adasiewicz, Dave Rempis, Nate McBride & Adrienne Pierluissi@ The Sugar Maple.
January 14, 2010 - COLLECTIVE NEUROSIS @ The Sugar Maple
January 9, 2010 - Penumbra Quartet @ The Sugar Maple
January 8, 2010 - UNDERLINE: an evening of percussion music featuring: Steven Hess, Jon Mueller & Frank Rosaly @ The Sugar Maple.
January 2, 2010 - Vartan Mamigonian and Becca Stevens @ The Sugar Maple
2009 December 18, 2009 - PRESTIGE ATLANTIC IMPULSE @ The Sugar Maple
December 10, 2009 - COLLECTIVE NEUROSIS @ The Sugar Maple
December 3, 2009 - Christopher Burns/Steve Nelson-Raney Duo @ The UWM Fine Arts Recital Hall
November 29, 2009: The Gold Watch Trio @ The Woodland Pattern Book Center
November 28, 2009 - Jamie Breiwick & Choir Fight @ The Sugar Maple
November 21, 2009 - Klang @ the Sugar Maple featuring James Falzone: clarinet; Jason Adasiewicz: vibraphone; Jason Roebke: bass & Tim Daisy: drums & percussion.
November 13, 2009 - The Loud Objects / Lesley Flanigan / Pataphor @ The Sugar Maple
November 12th - COLLECTIVE NEUROSIS @ The Sugar Maple
November 8, - Duos + a Trio with Chris Burns (laptop), Steve Nelson-Raney (saxophones), Hal Rammel (invented instruments) - @ The Woodland Pattern Book Center
November 6th - Parasol Fest day 4: Liudas Mockunas (Lithuania) - Reeds, Jon Mueller - Percussion & Jim Baker - Piano. & The Sugar Maple
November 5th - Parasol Fest day 3: COLLECTIVE NEUROSIS & PRESTIGE ATLANTIC IMPULSE - @ The Sugar Maple
November 4th - Parasol Fest day 2: Joe McPhee and Ken Vandermark @ The Sugar Maple
November 3rd - Parasol Fest day 1: Achim Kaufmann (Germany) - Piano, Wilbert de Joode (Netherlands)- Bass & Frank Gratkowski (Germany) - Reeds. @ The Sugar Maple
October 29th - PRESTIGE ATLANTIC IMPULSE w/ Hal Rammel @ The Sugar Maple
October 11, 2009: The Edward Wilkerson Quartet @ The Woodland Pattern Book Center
October 10, 2009 - Gjerstad/Lonberg-Holm/Zerang @ The Sugar Maple.
October 8, 2009 - COLLECTIVE NEUROSIS @ the Sugar Maple.
Sept. 24th thru Sept. 26, 2009 - Milwaukee Noise Fest 2009 "Three Days of Glory" @ The Borg Ward Collective.
Sept. 25th - PRESTIGE ATLANTIC IMPULSE @ The Sugar Maple.
September 20, 2009: Tom Hamilton + Thomas Gaudynski Duo @ the Woodland Pattern Book Center
Sept. 11th - Cylinder w/ Aram Shelton (sax, Chicago), Kjel Nordeson (drums, Sweden), Darren Johnston (trumpet, San Francisco) & Lisa Mezzacappa (Bass, San Francisco). @ the sugar Maple.
Sept. 10, 2009 - COLLECTIVE NEUROSIS @ the Sugar Maple
Sept. 8, 9 and 10, 2009 - Cutting-edge music Series - at the Marcus Center for Performing Arts. Recitations with Susan Bender, MiLO: the Milwaukee Laptop Orchestra, C2 - Lisa Cella (flute) and Franklin Cox.
August 22, 2009 - Woodland Pattern Book Center's 1st Annual Music Marathon & Benefit 1pm to 9pm @ Woodland Pattern Book Center
August 20th - COLLECTIVE NEUROSIS @ The Sugar Maple
August 16, 2009 - The Mallozzi/Zerang/Lonberg-Holm/Rammel Quartet @ Woodland Pattern Book Center
July 30, 2009 - PRESTIGE ATLANTIC IMPULSE @ Sugar Maple.
July 26, 2009 - Collective Neurosis @ The Woodland Pattern Book Center
July 16, 2009 - DKV Trio @ The Sugar Maple
July 2, 2009 The Outskirts @ The Sugar Maple.
June 25, 2009 The Modern Ache and Pataphor play The Sugar Maple
June 20, 2009 - Castle Broadway @ the Bremen Cafe June 7, 2009 - Lost Data Project @ the Woodland Pattern Book Center
June 6, 2009 - Collective Neurosis @ Bremen Cafe
June 4, 2009 NOM TOM w/ Hal Rammel @ The Borg Ward
May 31, 2009 - Urs Leimgruber, solo @ the Woodland Pattern Book Center.
May 28, 2009 - PRESTIGE ATLANTIC IMPULSE @ Sugar Maple.
May 17, 2009 - Milwaukee Laptop Orchestra @ the Woodland Pattern Book Center
May 16, 2009 - Collective Neurosis @ Bremen Cafe.
May 1, 2009 - Survival Unit III w/ Joe McPhee, Michael Zerang and Fred Lonberg-Holm. & The Music of Joe McPhee played by Jeb Bishop, Tim Daisy, Dave Rempis and Ken Vandermark. @ The Sugar Maple.
May 2, 2009 - Joe McPhee, Ken Vandermark and Dave Rempis w/ Special Guests 2 pm @ The Palm Tavern.
May 2, 2009 - Peter Brotzmann Trio w/ Nasheet Waits and Eric Revis & The Engines w/ Nate McBride, Jeb Bishop, Dave Rempis and Tim Daisy @ The Sugar Maple.
May 3, 2009 - Fred Anderson w/ Tim Daisy & Caffeine w/ Jim Baker, Steve Hunt and Ken Vandermark. @ The Sugar Maple Front Room.
April 26, 2009 - Lou Mallozzi (electronics, turntables) & Michael Zerang (percussion) Duo @ the Woodland Pattern Book Store.
April 24, 2009 - Prestige Atlantic Impulse @ the Bremen Cafe.
April 17, 2009 Jeb Bishop Trio @ the Sugar Maple.
April 7, 2009 - Taylor Ho Bynum and Tomas Fujiwara & the Sugar Maple
April 7, 2009 BURNING STAR CORE W/ Wasteland Jazz Unit, Jon Mueller and Peter J. Woods @ the Cactus Club
March 29, 2009 - Once Now Ensemble @ the Woodland Pattern Book Store.
March 22, 2009 - November Quartet @ the Woodland Pattern Book Store.
Feb. 21, 2009 Hal Rammel/Peter J. Woods, Ratatosk (Soliday/Billington Duo) and Wincek/Fitzpatrick duo @ the Borg Ward.
Jan. 23, 2009 Fast Citizens (Sugar Maple)
2008 Dec. 13, 2008 Klang (James Falzone/Jason Adaisewicz/Jason Roebke/Tim Daisy) (Todd Wehr)
Dec. 14, 2008 Dave Rempis / Frank Rosely (Sugar Maple)

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