chris cutler

All the notes that the links in this biography restrict themselves to are personal recollections. Where the projects are not my own, they only deal with my own part in them. They are not in any sense complete histories. Where applicable I have linked to proper sources for more complete information. Similarly, the recordings mentioned here are only those in which I was involved.

"I never studied music, but like many of my generation, played in bands at school from the age of about 14, messing about, in turn, with the banjo, guitar, trumpet, flute but settling for drums in the end because I wanted to be in a band and drummers were scarcest. The first band I was in did a lot of Shadows/Ventures style instrumental music, the next played local dance standards - a lot of chuck Berry, hit parade & party music. Then I was in a Soul band for a while and after that an R&B group. Around 1965, I settled into a band that slowly became stranger and stranger, winding up sounding like Soft Machine/Syd Barrett's Pink Floyd at about the same time that these groups first emerged onto the London scene. From being unemployable we suddenly started to get gigs in the same London clubs. The lists start shortly after that. I started keeping better records after I left Henry Cow, but they were still pretty patchy. So, the following endless lists are just bones until 1994 when they get more detailed. This is surely only for people who really want to know!"

chris cutler

performing

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1970:





1971:

  • Joined Henry Cow with whom I remained until its disbandment in 1978. We toured continually all over Europe, wrote & performed music for 2 stage plays (Euripides' "The Bacchae" & Shakespeare's "The Tempest") as well as for two original ballets with the Cambridge Contemporary Dance Group. The group managed on 3 occasions to 'merge' itself with other groups or artists. First with Slapp Happy, then Robert Wyatt, & finally The Mike Westbrook Brass Band with Frankie Armstrong (aka The Orcestra).
  • During this period, I also worked intermittently with Gong & both the London Philharmonic & The Berlin Radio Orchestras as soloist in David Bedford's 'Star's End'.




1978:

  • January to June saw the last half year of Henry Cow in which we set up Rock In Opposition, organised a festival in London, wrote an entire set of new material, underwent several small personnel changes, revisited all the countries we'd ever played in and recorded our last LP (Western Culture). Our penultimate concert was in the cathedral square in Milan on July 25, 1978 (our last concert was to have been a festival in London, which we showed up for but as a result of eccentric planning on the promoters part, were unable to perform at). After this we all went our various ways.
  • This was also when I founded Recommended Records (with Nick Hobbs) - an alternative, independent, non-commercial record distribution, mailorder network and label. And the group Art Bears (with Fred Frith & Dagmar Krause).
  • After a month In Spain with Daevid Allen and Gong, I went with them in a cardboard airplane (featuring an exiting unexplained emergency stop in the Azores) to play at Giorgio Gomelsky's Zu Manifestival in New York, where I also played with Fred Frith and Peter Blegvad.



1978-9:

  • Tours in Europe and America with Fred Frith as an improvising duo.
  • UCLA quartet with Fred Frith, Henry Kaiser, John French.
  • Recording and concerts with Aqsak Maboul.
  • Recording and tour with Art Bears.
  • Recording with The Residents.
  • Print and publish the Henry Cow Book.




1980:

  • Recording variously with The Residents, Aqsak Maboul, David Thomas, Daevid Allen, Lindsay Cooper.
  • Woof project at Reims.
  • Gong project, Norway.
  • Work with IASPM. (The International Association for the Study of Popular Music)
  • Print and publish The Henry Cow Story.




1981:





1982:

  • Co-found the group Cassiber with Heiner Goebbels, Alfred Harth and Christoph Anders, Recording, Festivals and tours.
  • Tour Japan with The Work.
  • Headmasters, Zurich.
  • Recording with David Thomas and Anton Fier.
  • Concerts with David Thomas and Lindsay Cooper as The Pedestrians.
  • Second IASPM conference, Canada.




1983-4:

  • Formation of Duck & Cover (Tom Cora, Chris Cutler, Fred Frith, Heiner Goebbels, Alfred Harth, Dagmar Krause, George Lewis). Festival appearances.
  • Tours in Europe and USA with David Thomas & Lindsay Cooper.
  • Recording and tours with Cassiber in Europe, USA, Brasil.
  • Duo with Tim Hodgkinson.
  • USA trios with Lindsay Cooper and Zeena Parkins.
  • Cassix project at International Festival, Montepulciano (Heiner Goebbels, Alfred Harth, Franco Fabbri, Umberto Fiori, Pino Martini).
  • Founded News From Babel (with Lindsay Cooper, Dagmar Krause, Zeena Parkins). Recording.
  • First publication of book File Under Popular




1985:

  • Formation of Lindsay Cooper's Music For Films (Lindsay Cooper, Sally Potter, Phil Minton, Vicky Aspinall, Georgie Born). European tours.
  • Tours with David Thomas and Lindsay Cooper in Europe, USA, Canada.
  • Tours with the Accordion Club (David Thomas and John Kirkpatrick).
  • Tours with Cassiber.
  • Coordinator of the Young Musicians Project at the International Music Festival Montipulciano.
  • Establish the Re Quarterly, an LP-Magazine of experimental music, cultural studies, technical & theoretical writing on popular music.




1986:

  • Formation of The Wooden Birds (David Thomas, Alan Ravenstine, Tony Maimone, Jim Jones). Recording, Tours.
  • Formation of Les Quatre Guitaristes De L'apocalypso-bar (Andre Duchesne, Rene Lussier, Jean Pierre Bouchard, Roger Boudreault). Recording and concerts in Montreal and Newfoundland.
  • Tours in Europe, Canada, USA with the above, Cassiber and Music For Films.
  • Produce Wooden Birds LP 'Blame The Messenger'.
  • London Trio with Fred Frith and Tim Hodgkinson.




1987:

  • Tours in Europe and Canada with Kalahari Surfers, Black Sheep & Quatre Guitaristes... Montreal Video .
  • Bari Festival project with David Thomas and the Agaton Twins.
  • Reformation of Pere Ubu, Recording, US tour.
  • Victoriaville Festival with Heiner Goebbels/Heiner Muller's 'Man in the Elevator'. With Fred Frith, Arto Lindsay, Andre Duchesne, Alfred Harth and Don Cherry.
  • Film Music for Canada Filmboard with Rene Lussier, Jean Derome and Tom Cora.
  • Recording & concerts with Peter Blegvad.




1988-90:

  • Recording & performing with Pere Ubu, Cassiber, Les Quatre Guitaristes, Kalahari Surfers, Peter Blegvad & in various improvising combinations.
  • Duo with Eddie Prevost.
  • Formation of Perfect Trouble (Sibylle Pomarin Klaus Wilmanns, Tom Cora, Maggie Nichols). Recording. Concerts.
  • Music Symposium, Newfoundland with Cassiber and Les Quatre Guitaristes.
  • Concerts with Rene Lussier and Jean Derome.
  • Set up Points East record label, specialising in new music from Central Europe, and ReR Megacorp as label and new independent specialist distribution service.




1991:

  • Premiere of Strange Drums by Lutz Glandien at International Festival of Electroacoustic Music, C.I.M.E, Berlin.
  • Avant Festival collaboration and tours with Telectu in Portugal.
  • In Moscow and Volgagrad with Lindsay Cooper's Oh Moscow (Phil Minton, Sally Potter, Hugh Hopper, Alfred Harth, Veryan Weston).
  • Trondheim Electroacoustic Music Festival and Berlin concerts with Fred Frith.
  • Recording of Lutz Glandien's 'Trompose' for percussion, tape and trombone (Connie Bauer) in Berlin.
  • London concert with Eugene Chadbourne.
  • Recording song project 'Domestic Stories' with composer Lutz Glandien, Dagmar Krause, Fred Frith, Alfred Harth.




1992:

  • Inventionen 92 Festival, Berlin - Premiere of 'Turbo Mortale', by Lutz Glandien, for Drums, Tuba and live Electronics with Lutz Glandien and Michael Vogt (Tuba).
  • Rotherhithe Art Gallery concert with Tim Hodgkinson.
  • Tour Europe with American group Hail.
  • Tour Sweden, Germany, France with Between project.
  • Italian concerts with La 1919.
  • Tour Switzerland, Austria with Wadi Gysi and Hans Reichel.
  • Berlin concerts with Jon Rose, Shelley Hirsch, Konrad and Matthias Bauer.
  • Premiere of Lutz Glandien's 'Trompose' for Tape, Electrified Drums and Trombone in Berlin.
  • Recording with Peter Blegvad.
  • Festivals with Cassiber at Strasbourg, Tokyo+, Kyoto
  • Chaos festival in Berlin and Austro-Hungarian Empire Tour with Jon Rose and Eugene Chadbourne: Cultural Terrorism Trio.
  • New Music festival in Lisbon with Telectu and Cassiber.




1993:

  • European Tour with Hail.
  • Formation of and tour with 'The (ec) Nudes' (+Wädi Gysi & Amy Denio)
  • London Jazz Festival with Oh Moscow.
  • Recording with Biota.
  • Real Artways, connecticut: Gallery Installation/concert with Charles Vrtacek and Tom Dimuzio.
  • European trio tour with Jon Rose and Shelley Hirsch.
  • Jon Rose Shopping project festival appearances.
  • Recording with Peter Blegvad, Tim Hodgkinson The (ec) Nudes.
  • US Edition of File Under Popular published.




1994:

  • European tours with The (ec) Nudes with Bob Drake added, Bass.
  • Victoriaville Festival, Canada with The (ec) Nudes and Jon Rose Shopping project (with Otomo Yoshihide, Lauren Newton and Joelle Leandre).
  • Duo concert with Tim Hodgkinson, London.
  • Miro Foundation festival: Two duos in Barcelona with Tim Hodgkinson and Fred Frith.
  • Lisbon Quartet with Telectu and Jacques Berrocal.
  • Assemble P53 project for 25th Frankfurt Jazz Festival with Zygmunt Krauze, Marie Goyette, Otomo Yoshihide and Lutz Glandien. TV Programme.
  • Fred Frith's Graphic Scores Orchestra.
  • Duo concerts with Zeena Parkins.
  • Music for Choreographer Josef Nadj's production L'Anatomie du Fauve with Stevan Tickmayer; performances at various Theatres in France.




1995:

  • Continuing work with Tickmayer/Nadj
  • Duo tour with Zeena Parkins.
  • AngelicA festival project with N.O.R.M.A and Phil Minton.
  • Jon Rose Shopping in Viennese mall.
  • Duo with Jim Meneses.
  • LMC Festival London - Electroacoustic programme (2 premieres of compositions by Lutz Glandien) with Lutz Glandien and Michael Vogt.
  • Musique Action festival, Nancy - Shopping with Jon Rose, Shelley Hirsch, Otomo Yoshihide.
  • Queen Elizabeth Hall Concert with Zeena Parkins.
  • Esslingen Festival with Fred Frith
  • Ultima and Nordlyd Festivals, Norway, and NY Musik tour duo project with Tim Hodgkinson.
  • Nordhausen Festival with Premiere of Klaus Wilmanns' Suite for 5 improvisers and Orchestra.
  • Wels Festival - Trios with Fred Frith/Phil Minton and Christian
  • Marclay/Peter Hollinger.
  • Participation in the Jon Rose 'Techno with disturbances' project.
  • Concerts and recording with N.O.R.M.A. in Italy and Greece.




1996:

  • More with Tickmayer/Nadj.
  • Record Music for Circus Project with Stevan Tickmayer.
  • Horspiel for Rai Tre, Italy with Tiziano Popoli (broadcast Easter Day)
  • Berlin Festival with Lutz Glandien and Michael Vogt.
  • Duo with Fred Frith at Lucern for Rec Rec.
  • MIMI Festival, Arles with Peter Blegvad Trio.
  • Recording for Otomo Yoshihide/Bob Ostertag project 'Twins'.
  • Recording with N.O.R.M.A.
  • Recording with Peter Blegvad.
  • Edinburgh Festival with Towering Inferno.
  • Ulm Festival with Christian Marclay.
  • Tour Japan with Fred Frith.
  • Evenings of new Music, Bratislava. Duo concerts with Tim Hodgkinson.
  • Tokyo concert series with Keiji Heino, Haco, Otomo Yoshihide, Michiyo Yagi.
  • Hong Kong New Music Festival with Fred Frith and Otomo Yoshihide.
  • Berlin, Krakow, Prague festivals with Zeena Parkins.
  • Tour Italy, Germany, Austria with Peter Blegvad Trio.
  • Alternativa Festival, Prague with Peter Blegvad Trio.
  • Japanese edition of File Under Popular published.
  • Ring Ring Festival, Belgrade. Trio with Stevan Tickmayer and Erno Kiraly.




1997:

  • Accidents and Emergencies, with Charles Hayward, Kaffe Matthews, Adam Bohman, Viv Dogan Corringham, Isa Suarez, John Bisset, Mario Diekuuroh, John Edwards, Kevin Hopper, London.
  • Institute of Contemporary Arts, London with Peter Cusak and Kaffe Matthews.
  • Photo exhibits for Extended Play exhibition, Photographic resource centre, Boston.
  • AngelicA Festival, Bologna - P53 - the Movie. Special project with Marie Goyette, Otomo Yoshihide, Lutz Glandien and Zygmunt Krauze.
  • Ring Ring Festival, Beograd. Trio with Jon Rose and Otomo Yoshihide and New programme with 8-piece NORMA.
  • Musique Action Festival, Nancy. Duo with Fred Frith
  • Triennial, Koln with new quartet Tense Serenity with Fred Frith, Daan Vandewalle and Claudio Puntin.
  • LMC Festival, London with N.O.R.M.A.
  • Lecture at British Council Library and concert with Peter Blegvad Trio, Belgrade.
  • Workshop and concert for Orchestra Chaos, Barcelona.
  • Miro Foundation Festival with Zeena Parkins.
  • Recording with John Wolf Brennan, Evan Parker, Julie Tippets, Paul Rutherford.
  • Tour Chile and Argentina with Fred Frith.
  • Buenos Aries trio with Fred Frith and Jon Rose.
  • Lectures in Santiago, Osorno, Buenos Aries.
  • Electronicage series with Peter Cusak, Alquimia.
  • Recording and concerts in Berlin with Lutz Glandien and Michael Vogt.
  • Barcelona Symposium. (Draft Database proposal)
  • Concerts with N.O.R.M.A. (Italy)
  • Trio concerts with Massimo Simonini and Tiziano Popoli (Italy).
  • Trondheim Festival with Zeena Parkins.
  • Premiere of Das Zeichen der Drei, a horspiel for SFB, Germany with Lutz Glandien.
  • Premiere of Timescales at Zwischenspiel Festival, ICA, London, with Fred Frith, John Tilbury, Frank Schulte.




1998:

  • Sons D'Hivers Festival, Paris with Fred Frith.
  • Laboratoires D'Aubervilliers, Paris with Fred Frith and Tom Cora.
  • Grenoble Jazz Festival, France with Keith Rowe
  • London Purcell Rooms, Disastrodome with Peter Blegvad Trio.
  • London Queen Elizabeth Hall, Disastrodome with David Thomas' Mirror Man project (David Thomas, Linda Thompson, Jack and Bob Kidney, Bob Holman, Jackie Leven, Jane Bom-Bane, Peter Hammil).
  • San Sebastian Festival with Fred Frith.
  • Tour with Fred Frith's Tense Serenity (Fred Frith, Daan Vandewalle, Claudio Puntin, Lesli Dalaba)
  • Musique Action Festival with Iancu Dumitrescu, Ana Maria Avram, Tim Hodgkinson and Hyperion Ensemble (inc. premiere of 'Life on Earth')
  • Limelight, Kortryjk. with Daan Vandewalle and Jacques Palinckx.
  • Stirling Festival with Peter Blegvad Trio.
  • Japan: Solo Concerts in Kyoto and Tokyo
  • Duo concerts with Uchihashi Kasuhisa (Guitar) and Michiyu Yagi (Kotos)
  • Trio concerts with Peter Blegvad and John Greaves
  • Fruits De Mhere Festival, France with Jean Marc Montera, Jean Jacques Avenel, Jacques Di Donato
  • Expo '98, Lisbon with Telectu
  • Expo '98 Duo with Jorge Lima Barreto
  • Knitting Factory New York, Unearthed' Quartet with Peter Blegvad, John Greaves and guest Fred Frith.
  • East Coast Tour with Peter Blegvad Trio (Boston, Philadelphia, Silver Spring, Pittsburg, Cleveland, Chicago)
  • Knitting Factory, New York with David Thomas, Linda Thompson & 2 Pale Boys.
  • Instants Chavires, Paris, with Rene Lussier.
  • Salone Della Music Festival, Torino with Fred Frith.
  • VilniusJazz Festival with Fred Frith.
  • Radio Hall, Bucarest with Hyperion Ensemble. Soloist for premieres of new works by Iancu Dumitrescu and Ana Maria Avram
  • Instants Chavires, Paris, Quartet with Tony Buck, Jean Marc Montera and Jean Francois Pauvros.
  • Senza Parole, Milan, Live soundtrack for Carl Theodore Dryer's Die Vampyr with Giovanni Venosta and Roberto Musci.




1999:

  • Knitting Factory, New York with Zeena Parkins.
  • Concerts with Tom Dimuzio in Portland and Boston. Gallery opening.
  • Downtown Gallery, New York. Solo concert and duo with Charles Noyes.
  • Canadian Tour with Joanne Hetu.
  • Montreal Theatre De La Chapelle, Duo with Rene Lussier, Trio with Joanne Hetu and Christoph Migone. Radio Concerts.
  • Tour Italy with Fred Frith.
  • Angelica, Musique Action and Moers Festivals with Tense Serenity.
  • Opera House, Bologna, Lindsay Cooper's Oh Moscow arranged for orchestra by Veryan Weston, with John Edwards and Lol Coxhill.
  • 3 days 'projects' at Moers Festival with Fred Frith, Zeena Parkins, Ikue Mori, Tim Hodgkinson, Co Streif, Lesli Dalaba, Daan Vandewalle Albert Markos, Claudio Puntin, Mars Jones.
  • Tour Japan with Hugh Hopper and Daevid Allen Trio (Gong International Family 30th birthday.
  • Yamaguchi — duo with Ichiraku and trio with Ichiraku and Uchihashi
  • Kasuhisa
  • Big Apple, Kobe duo with Uchihashi Kasuhisa and Trio with Uchihashi and Haco
  • Omi Hachimann, Solo and duo with Uchihashi Kasuhisa
  • Opporto Festival with Telectu
  • Fruits Du Mhere Festival with Martin Tetreault and Xavier Charles
  • Klangperformale 99 Premiere of 3:3-Dritter Versuch with Lutz Glandien, Bert Wrede, Ulrich Krieger.
  • Los Angeles, Spaceland. With Tom Dimuzio and guests
  • San Francisco, Bottom of the Hill with Tom Dimuzio and Fred Frith.
  • San Francisco, Venue 9, with Tom Dimuzio and Lesli Dalaba
  • Portland, with Lesli Dalaba and Bill Horist
  • Seattle Trios with Lesli Dalaba and Bill Horist, and Amy Denio and Bill Horist.
  • Los Angeles, Cal Arts, with Tom Dimuzio.
  • Mexico City, with Fred Frith.
  • Big Ear Festival, Budapest with Erno Kiraly and Ladek Katlin.
  • Angro do Heroismo, Azores, with Telectu
  • Electronicage, London with Peter Cusak and Alquimia
  • Senza Parole 99, Milan, Music for three silent films with Jon Rose, Claudio Gabbiani, Roberto Musci.
  • Solo concert, Cadore.
  • Duo concert with Massimo Simonini




2000:

  • Sons D' Hiver Festival, Paris. Premiere of Signe de Trois, Music-Theatre piece by Chris Cutler (text) and Stevan Tickmayer (music) with Marie Goyette, Eric Houzelot, Christian Germain.
  • French Institute, Lisbon with Telectu.
  • The Spitz London. Duo with Jon Rose.
  • Knitting Factory, New York with Zeena Parkins.
  • Museum School, Boston and Yale University, Hartford Talks and Sonic Arts Class.
  • VFW hall, Cambridge. Solo Concert.
  • The Red Room ,Baltimore. Solo and Duo with Jason Willet.
  • Speak In Tongues, Cleveland . Solo.
  • Entropy Studios, Detroit. Solo.
  • Oak Street Theatre, Portland. Solo and + Steve MacLean Ensemble,
  • Tonic, New York. Duo with Kato Hideki, also Zeena Parkins.
  • Bordeaux, Zoobizarre with Jean Marc Montera, Tony Buck, Jean Francois Pauvros.
  • Friche Belle de Mai, Marseilles with Jean Marc Montera, Tony Buck, Jean Francois Pauvros.
  • Festival des Musiques de Creation, Jonquiere, Canada with Pa.Linck.X1 project (Jacques and Bert Palinckx, Hans Burs, Daan Vandewalle, DJ Donotask, Chris Cutler)
  • Victoriaville Festival, Canada with Pa.Linck.Xl
  • Victoriaville Festival, Canada, Mirrorman part 2 with David Thomas and Pale Orchestra.
  • Victoriaville Festival, Canada with Fred Frith.
  • LMC Festival, London with Jean-Herve Peron and
  • Musique Action Festival, Nancy Vandoeuvre, France. La Signe de Trois. Music Theatre piece with text of mine and music by Stevan Tickmayer and myself, with Marie Goyette, Eric Houzelot & Christain Germain. Director Philippe Thomine.
  • Paradox Trilfestival, Tilburg, Holland with Pa.Linck.Xl.
  • Munster, Germany with Pa.Linck.Xl.
  • Warwick University, England, with Peter Blegvad Trio.
  • Boston, Talk
  • Yale, Talk
  • Baltimore, The Red Room. Solo, Duo with JASON WILLET
  • Cleveland. Speak In Tongues, Solo
  • Detroit. Entropy Studios, Solo
  • Portland (Maine). Oak Street Theatre, Solo. (and with Steve MacLean Ensemble)
  • New York. Tonic, Duo with KATO HIDEKI, also Zeena Parkins
  • Bordeaux, Zoobizarre, With Jean Marc Montera, Tony Buck, Jean Francois Pauvros
  • Marseille, Friche Belle de Mai. With Jean Marc Montera, Tony Buck, Jean Francois Pauvros
  • Jonquiere, With Palinckx project
  • Victoriaville, With Palinckx project
  • Victoriaville, With David Thomas' 'Mirror Man'
  • Victoriaville, Duo with Fred Frith
  • Nancy. Centre Culturele Nancy Vandoeuvre, 'La Signe de Trois'. Music theatre piece by Chris Cutler and Stevan Tickmayer With Marie Goyette, Eric Houzelot, Christain Germain. Director Philippe Thomine
  • Tilburg. Paradox, With Palinckx project
  • Munster, With Palinckx project
  • Warwick. University, With Peter Blegvad Trio
  • Big Ear festival, Budapest. Solo
  • Bimhuis, Amsterdam, Holland. With Pa.Linck.Xl
  • Eindhoven Festival, Holland. With Pa.Linck.Xl
  • Utrecht. With Pa.Linck.Xl
  • Paradox, Tilburg. Solo
  • Denver, Colorado. Duo with Tom Dimuzio.
  • Alberquerque, New Mexico. Duo with Tom Dimuzio.
  • Great American Music Hall, San Francisco. Quartet with Fred Frith, Tom Dimuzio and Beth Custer.
  • Mills College, Oakland. Solo
  • Knitting Factory, Los Angeles. Trio with Fred Frith and Tom Dimuzio.
  • Belgie, Hasselt, Belgium. Duo with Kato Hideki.
  • Alternativa Festival. Prague. Solo
  • Centre Choreographique, Orleans, France. Music with Stevan Tickmayer for Josef Nadj Dance Ensemble.




2001:

  • Grenoble Jazz Festival, Tullins, France.Solo
  • Roulette TV, New York. (www.roulette.org) - Solo
  • Centre for Cultural Exchange. Portland, Maine. (www.centerforculturalexchange.org) - Solo
  • Roulette, New York. (www.roulette.org) - Solo
  • Bennies, Philadelphia - Solo
  • The Red Room, Baltimore. (www.redroom.org) - Solo
  • Speaking in Tongues, Cleveland.Solo
  • Martyrs, Chicago. (www.outremusic.com) - Solo
  • Millvale Industrial Theatre, Pittsburgh (www.www.mit.telerama.com) With Ann LeBaron
  • MOCA-DC, Washington. - Solo
  • House Show, Chapel Hill. (aimjazz@altavista.net) - Solo
  • The Engine Room, Athens, Georgia. - Solo
  • Earthshaking Music, Atlanta, Georgia. - Solo
  • Chattanooga.Solo
  • Voorhuit, Ghent. Christan Wolff's 'For 1,2,3 Players'. With Daan Vandewelle and Jean Marc Montera
  • Kafe Mysik Duo, Lyon, France. With Xavier Garcia
  • Kafe Mysik Duo, Lyon, France. - Solo Mirror Man, UK.
    - With David Thomas, Linda Thompson, Bob and Jack Kidney, Bob Holman, Andy Diagram and Keith Moline.
  • South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell.
  • Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry.
  • Contact Theatre, Manchester.
  • Le Weekend Festival, Stirling.
  • Salisbury Festival, Salisbury.
  • Queen Elizabeth Hall, London.
  • Gardner Arts Centre, Brighton. Charles Chaplin - The Goldrush (Live soundtrack) - With Sebastian Hilken (cello), Stefan Kaminski (narration) and Steven Garling (percussion, noises)
  • St. Jacobi Church, Stralsund, Germany.
  • 17. Freiluftkino Friedrichshain, Berlin, Germany.
  • 18. Kornhaus Klosterruine, Bad Oberan, Germany. EWA7 - Annie Gosfield's Factory Project Museum of Industry, Warsaw Autumn Festival, Norblin Factory, elazna 51/53.
    - With AG, Roger Kleier and Jim Pugilese
  • Druzba/kapu beisl, Linz, Austria. 20.30. - Solo
  • Big Ear Festival, Budapest. - With Peter Cusak.
  • Palais des beaux-arts, Bruxelles. - With Daan Vandwalle, Ann Saelens (story-telling), Marco Mazzini (clarinet)
  • Aller-retour Festival, Nantes. - With Daan Vandwalle and DJ Grazzhoppa
  • Aller-retour Festival, Nantes. - With Daan Vandwalle and Peter Vermeersch
  • Dodorama (Worm) Rotterdam, 16.00. - Solo
  • Muzieksalon @ Grasland, Haarlem, Holland. 20.30 - Solo
  • Flanders Festival, Antwerp. - With Daan Vandwalle




2002:

  • Zeitgeist Gallery, Cambridge, MASS. Solo, duo with Steve McLean, trio - with Michael Bierylo
  • Tonic, New York. Duo with Iku Mori and quartert with Ikue, Kato Hideki & Sylvie Courvioisier.
  • Artspace Gallery, Richmond, VA. Solo:
  • House Show, Chapel Hill, NC. Solo
  • The New Brookland Tavern, West Columbia, South Carolina. Solo and duo - with Kevin Green.
  • The Western Front, Vancouver. Solo (talk in afternoon)
  • Cornelius Cardew's Treatise project. Corsica. With Helene Breschand, Daan Vandewalle, Jean Marc Montera, Lelio Gianetto, Hans Koch and Thomas Lehn,Montevideo, Marseilles, Treatise.
  • Musique Action Festival, Nancy. Solo.
  • Aterforum Festival, Ferrara, Italy - With Peter Blegvad, John Greaves and Karen Mantler.
  • Podewil Anniversary Concert. Berlin, Germany - With Peter Cusak
  • Recording with Bob Drake and Lukas Simonis
  • MIMI Festival, Illes du Frioul/Marseille - With John Greaves and Joseph Racaille




2003:

  • Radio France, Paris, France. Radio work with Xavier Garcia.
  • Lantaaren/Venster, Rotterdam, Holland. Performance of Stockhausen's "Kontakte", with Daan Vandewalle
  • Subtropics Festival. PS742, Little Havana, Miami. Solo.
  • Surreal Subtropics Marathon. PS742, Little Havana, Miami
  • Flicker Theatre and Bar, Athens. Solo.
  • Eyedrum, Atanta, Georgia. Solo.
  • Barking Legs Theatre. Solo.
  • Zeitgeist, New Orleans. Solo.
  • Pauline Olivieros Foundation. Houston. Solo. With Susan Alcorn.
  • 811 Art Lounge (The Robert Tatum Studio), San Antonio. Solo.
  • Ballet Austin Academy, Austin. Solo.
  • Dallas Center for Contemporary Art. Dallas. Solo.
  • Bare Hands Gallery, Birmingham. Solo.
  • Ruby Green Contemporary Arts Center.
  • John Church of Christ, Louisville, KY. Solo.
  • Detroit Art Space. Detroit. Solo.
  • Schubas, Chicago, 3159 N. Southport. Solo.
  • Beachland Ballroom & Tavern, Cleveland. Solo. With Home and Gardens.
  • Signal 66, NW Washington DC.
  • Sedgwick Cultural Center. Solo.
  • Instants Chavires, PARIS, France. Solo.
  • Instants Chavires, PARIS, France. Trio with Jean marc Montera and Jean Francois Pauvros.
  • Kunstmuseum, LUCERNE, Switzerland. With John Wolf Brennan and Daniele Patumi.
  • Cave 12, GENEVA, Switzerland. Solo.
  • Reithalle, BERN, Switzerland. Solo.
  • Twice Around The World 11.05 to 11.45 Austrian time: An out of the Blue Radio composite. Austrian National Radio (ORF) Österreich 1 (92.0 FM)
  • Point Sheffield, England. Solo.
  • MoMA at The Zodiac, 190 Cowley Rd., Oxford, England. Duo with Fred Frith.
  • St. Ettienne Festival, St. ETIENNE, France. Solo.
  • Kulturwirtschaft, Triepkendorf. Solo.
  • Podewil, Violet Music series. Berlin. Solo.
  • Co-Lab 2003, Teatro Sao Joao, Porto, Portugal. Solo and with Jon Rose, Phil Minton and Eugene Chadbourne.
  • Cornelius Cardew's Treatise. Ensemble d'Improvisateurs Européens: Hélène Breschand - harpe; Chris Cutler - batterie, électronique; Lelio Giannetto - contrebasse; Hans Koch - saxophone soprano, clarinette basse; Thomas Lehn - synthétiseur analogique; Jean-Marc Montera - guitare, objets, électronique; Daan Vandewalle - piano
      Europa Jazz Festival du Mans. Les saulnières - Le Mans
      Pannonica, Nantes
      Théâtre Athenor. Saint-Nazaire
  • Musicbar 10°, Innsbruck, Austria. - Solo.
  • CRC. Abano Terme/, Italy. www.crcweb.it -With Jim Meneses
  • Centro Stabile di Cultura. Schio/, Italy. -With Jim Meneses
  • Area Sismica, Forli, Italy. Http://areasimica.freeweb.org -With Jim Meneses
  • Spmii, Bologna, Italy. -With Jim Meneses
  • Club Sidecar, Barcelona, Place Real, 7. Spain. -With Jim Meneses
  • Montevideo Festival. Marseille, France. -With Jim Meneses

2004:

  • UltraSchall Festival, Sophiensale, Berlin.
  • The Spitz, London. - With Tom Dimuzio.
  • De Bailie Centre for Culture and Politics, Amsterdam, Holland. On Imaginary Media - a multimedia theatre presentation by Peter Blegvad.
  • The Rotunda. Solo. Also playing Red Masque
  • John Slade Ely House. Solo, trio with Jack Vees and Shawn Persinger
  • Berklee College of Music. Solo, and with Steve MacLean
  • The Cervantes Ballroom. Solo and combo. With Thomas Dimuzio, Hamster Theatre, Janet Feder
  • Zeitgeist Gallery. Trio with Steve MacLean and Dan Soltzberg
  • Diapason Gallery. With Koichi Makigami: vocal, electronics. Kato Hideki: bass synth, electric bass, James Fei: analog synth, alto sax, reverb tank, etc. & Michael Schumacher: piano + electronics
  • NightLight at the Skylight Exchange. Solo
  • New Brookalnd Tavern. Solo, with Kevin Green
  • Tonic, NYC. With Annie Gosfield and Roger Kleier
  • Grant Recital Hall. Solo
  • Avante Festival. With: Vitor Rua, Jorge Lima Barratos, Jac Berrocal and Tom Chant. (Lisbon, Portugal)
  • The Abergavenny Food Festival. The Peter Blegvad Trio. (Borough Theatre, Abergavenny)
  • Drum Ensemble Tour. With Pavel Fajt, Alan Vitous, Chris Cutler, Jim Menesesm, Hearn Gadbois, Milos Vacik, Milo Dvoracek, Elvis Kititi, Ivan Acher, Tereza Petráová (Smrzovka, Parkhotel; Budejovice; Trebic Narodni dum; Sumperk Dùm kultury; Brno Semillaso; Bratislava, Babylon
  • Drum Ensemble Tour (extended) also with Milan Cais more drums, Ondøej Smeykal didgeridoo, Urna Chahar tugchi vocals, Filip Topol contrabass, Josef Klíè cello (Uherske Hraditì, Plzen, Praha, Laterna Magika)
  • Pere Ubu UK tour (Soundtrack to stereoscopic print of It Came From Outer Space.)
    The Ocean London (Hackney)
    Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool
    The Arches, Glasgow
    The Dome, Brighton
    Lighthouse, Poole
    Colston Hall, Bristol
    Arts Centre, Warwick
  • European Improvisors Ensemble (guest Taavi BBB)
    New programme with two new commissioned pieces by B B and pieces by Earl Brown, John Cage and Chris Cutler.
    GRM Montevideo, Marseille France.
    Aix en Provence, France.
  • Festival 38rugissants. Grenoble, France. Duo with Xavier Garcia.

2005:

  • Teatro Paços de Manuel Porto. Solo(Portugal)
  • Auditorio Municipal da Guarda. Solo (Guarda, Portugal)
  • Galeria Zé dos Bois. Solo (Lisbon, Portugal)
  • Prospect Park Bandshell. Pere Ubu - Live film soundtrack performance to a screening of Roger Corman's "X, the Man With X-Ray Eyes (New York)
  • London Jazz Festival - The Purcell rooms, Southbank, London. With Peter Blegvad and John Paul Jones. For BBC radio, 'The Verb'
  • Café Swartz Norrköpings stadsbibliotek (The Public Library). Solo.
  • Fylkingen Stockholm, Sweden, Torkel Knutssonsgatan 2, Stockholm, Sweden Solo.
  • AVANTGARDE FIESTA Solo and in combinations. With Faust, Charles Hayward, Uli Trepte and others.
  • Teatro Cavallerizza Reggio Emilia, Italy. Writing II - with Heiner Goebbels (piano), Ensemble Icarus and Michele De Marchi (voce recitante).
  • Museum of Contemporary Art Boston, North Adams, Mass, USA. Man with the X-Ray Eyes. With Pere Ubu.
  • Jazz a LUZ, Luz, France. With Fred Frith.
  • Jazz a LUZ France. With Reel Meeting (Xavier Garcia, Lucia, Recio, Jean-Paul Autin, Eric Brochard).
  • Jazz Festival Parthenay. With Reel Meeting.
  • Zappa Club Tel Aviv, Israel. 22.00. With Fred Frith. 2 Shows.
  • Acousmania 2005 Bucaresti The International festival of Electronic and Computer Music (Fourth Edition). With Iancu Dumitrescu, Anamaria Avram, Tim Hodgkinson, the Hyperion Ensemble.
  • Moers Festival Moers, Germany. With Pere Ubu. "Live free or diet."
  • Tartu Harbour Theatre Tartu, Estonia. 21.00. Solo, with Taavi Kerikmae
  • Estonian Puppet Theatre Tallinn Estonia. 20:00. with Taavi Kerikmae.
  • Musique Action Festival Nancy- Vandoeuvre, France. With Iancu Dumitrescu, Anamaria Avram, Tim Hodgkinson, Rhodri Davis, Elio Martescielo. New compositions for spatialised 6-way processed sound projection.
  • Byrd Theatre Richmond VA, James River Film Festival. With Pere Ubu, live underscore to Roger Corman's "X, the Man With X-Ray Eyes"

2006:

  • Moscow Cultural Centre DOM. Duo with Fred Frith. With Nick Sudnik group. (St.Petersburg, Russia)
  • Sergey Kuryokin International Festival. Duo with Fred Frith. Trio with Vlad Makarov. (Moscow, Russia)
  • Contemporary Music Festival. Duo with Fred Frith. (Belfast)
  • Contemporary Music Festival. Concert with Telectu. (Belfast)
  • Akademie der Kunste Berlin. Herb Robertson Trumpet (NY), Kim Clarke - E-Bass (NY), Terry Jenoure Voice, Violin (NY) Chris Cutler Drums (Lon), erform compositions by Terry Jenoure, Sibylle Pomorin and Franz Martin Olbrisch. (Hanseatenweg 10, Berlin)
  • Tritonales Festival. Mahavishnu Birds of Fire Revisited (Hugh Hopper, Patrice Meyer, Francois Verly, Chris Cutler). (Le Triton, Paris, France)
  • Avante Festival. With Telectu and Carlos Zingaro (Lisbon, Portugal)
  • ExperimantaClub Festival La Casa Encendida (Rua de Valencia, Madrid)
  • Canturbury Festival The Marlowe Theatre. With Daevid Allen and Hugh Hopper.
  • Levontin 7 Club with Dror Feiler, Ariel Shibolet andIgor Krutogolov (Tel Aviv)
  • City Halls, The BBC Scottish Orchestra with soloists Zeena Parkins, John Rose, and Chris Cutler (Candleriggs, Glasgow)
  • Presentation of There and Back Again (new radio work) and discussion (Tesla. Klosterstrabe 68 - 70 D- 10179 Berlin)
  • Zappa Club with Daevid Allen and Hugh Hopper (Tel Aviv)
  • The Stone with Fred Frith, guest Hugh Hopper (New York City)
  • The Stone with Fred Frith and Tim Hodgkinson (New York City)
  • The Stone with Tim Hodgkinson, possible guests (New York City)

2007:

  • Queen Elizabeth Hall. Peter Blegvad Trio, with Plastic People of the Universe, London.
  • Salle des Fetes. Musique Action with Reel Meeting (Xavier Garcia, Lucia, Recio, Jean-Paul Autin, Eric Brochard). (Nancy-Vandoeuvre)
  • Salle des Fetes. Musique Action Duo with Fred Frith. (Nancy-Vandoeuvre)
  • The Borderline. With Brainville3 (Daevid Allen, Hugh Hopper, CC). (Orange Yard, Manette St. London W1)
  • Pannonica. With Tim Hodgkinson and Elio Martusciello. (9 Rue Basse Porte, Nantes)
  • Pannonica. With the assemble company. (9 Rue Basse Porte, Nantes)
  • Le Triton. With Brainville3. (Le Triton, Paris, France)
  • Musiques Innovatrices. With Brainville3. (France)
  • Ballhaus. With Brainville3. (Kreuzberg, Berlin)
  • The beat goes on...abbiamo solo cambiato il ritmo festival. With Brainville3. (Milan, Italy)
  • Grote Kerk Veere. with Daan Vandewalle. The Netherlands.
  • Concert acousmatique (30). With Iancu Dumitrescu, Ana Maria Avram, HYPERION Ensemble, Tim Hodgkinson, Mirel Iancovici, Jean-Philippe Collard-Neven, Janet Pape, Kornelia Bruggmann, Gustavo Aguilar, Robert Reigle, Monica Timofticiuc. Espace Demeer, Brussels, Belgium.
  • Maison du Spectacle la Bellone. With Iancu Dumitrescu, Ana Maria Avram, HYPERION Ensemble, Tim Hodgkinson, Mirel Iancovici, Jean-Philippe Collard-Neven, Janet Pape, Kornelia Bruggmann, Gustavo Aguilar, Robert Reigle, Monica Timofticiuc. In collaboration withTranscultures. Brussels,Belgium.
  • Centre Wallonie Bruxelles. With Iancu Dumitrescu, Ana Maria Avram, HYPERION Ensemble, Tim Hodgkinson, Mirel Iancovici, Jean-Philippe Collard-Neven, Janet Pape, Kornelia Bruggmann, Gustavo Aguilar, Robert Reigle, Monica Timofticiuc. In collaboration withTranscultures. Paris, France.
  • Radio House Suisse Romande. In collaboration with AMEG and Big-bang Orchestra. Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Audio Art Festival. Solo. Krakow, Poland.

2008:

  • Cage Happening, With Daan Vandewalle, Arne Deforce and Jean-Marc Montera (Concertgebouw, Bruges)
  • An Open Cage, With Daan Vandewalle and Jean-Marc Montera.q (Montevideo, Marseilles)
  • The Luminiere, A Stockhausen tribute, with Daan Vandewalle and Robin Rimbaud. (London)
  • Brainville tour with Daevid Allen and Hugh Hopper (The Beyaz Club, Pulsano Marina, via Comoli, 1 (Italy))
  • Brainville tour with Daevid Allen and Hugh Hopper (Cantieri Musicali Music Club, Vetralla , Viterbo, Italy)
  • Brainville tour with Daevid Allen and Hugh Hopper (Stazione Birra, Rome)
  • Brainville tour with Daevid Allen and Hugh Hopper (Auditorium Flog, Firenze)
  • Brainville tour with Daevid Allen and Hugh Hopper (Auditorium, Gorizia)
  • Brainville tour with Daevid Allen and Hugh Hopper (Lido Kultur, Berlin)
  • Brainville tour with Daevid Allen and Hugh Hopper (Auditorium Flaiano, Pescara)
  • Brainville tour with Daevid Allen and Hugh Hopper (Le Triton, Paris)
  • Brainville tour with Daevid Allen and Hugh Hopper (Spirit of 66, Belgium)
  • Festival International de Musique Actuelle, ArtBears Songbook, with Fred Frith, Zeena Parkins, Carla Kilstehdt, Jewlia Rosenberg and Kristen Slipp (Victoriaville, Qc. Canada)
  • Factory Music - Annie Gosfield's EWA7 with Annie Gosfield and Roger Klieir (King's Place, , London)
  • Chris Cutler & Reportaż - "Operacja media" (Centrum Kultury Zamek, Poznan. Poland)
  • ArtBears Songbook, with Fred Frith, Zeena Parkins, Carla Kilstehdt, Jewlia Rosenberg and Kristen Slipp (Festival International de Musique Actuelle Victoriaville, Quebec, Canada)
  • LMC Festival - Solo. John Wall, Jem Finer (Cafe Oto, London)
  • Festiv Alternativo Queretaro,Duo with Hugh Hopper, also playing: Banda Elastica (Mexico, Centro de Desarrollo Cultural La Estación (Antigua Estación de Ferrocarril))
  • Percussion and electronics in Nikola Kodjabashia's Explosion of a Memory, Symphonic frescos 1998 - 2008, for orchestra, percussions and electronics. Macedonian Philharmonic Orchestra with Conductor Borjan Canev. - Macedonian National Opera Foyer and Stage. (Bul. Makedonija b.b., Skopje)
  • Musicbox, with ORGANIZAÇÃO (Lisbon)
  • Musicbox, duo with Vítor Rua (Lisbon)
  • Avantgarde Festival Schiphorst, With DACH (Iancu Dumitrescu, Ana Maria Avram and Tim Hodgkinson) (Germany)
  • Festival International de Musique Actuelle. Victoriaville, Quebec, Canada. ArtBears Songbook, with Fred Frith, Zeena Parkins, Carla Kilstehdt, Jewlia Rosenberg and Kristen Slipp
  • LMC Festival. Cafe Oto, 18-22 Ashwin Street, London, E8 3DL. Solo. John Wall, Jem Finer.
  • Festiv Alternativo. Queretaro, Mexico, Centro de Desarrollo Cultural La Estación (Antigua Estación de Ferrocarril) Héroe de Nacozari s/n Centro. Querétaro, Qro. Duo with Hugh Hopper
  • Macedonian National Opera Foyer and Stage.. Bul. Makedonija b.b., Skopje. Percussion and electronics in Nikola Kodjabashia's Explosion of a Memory, Symphonic frescos 1998 - 2008, for orchestra, percussions and electronics. Macedonian Philharmonic Orchestra with Conductor Borjan Canev.
  • Musicbox. Lisbon, Rua Nova do Carvalho 24 1200-406. with ORGANIZAÇÃO
  • Musicbox. Lisbon. duo with Vítor Rua
  • Avantgarde Festival. Steinhorsterweg 2, D-23847 Schiphorst, Germany. With DACH (Iancu Dumitrescu, Ana Maria Avram and Tim Hodgkinson)
  • Factory Music: Annie Gosfield's EWA7 with Annie Gosfield and Roger Klieir. King's Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9AG.
  • Chris Cutler & Reportaż – "Operacja media" Centrum Kultury Zamek, Poznan. Poland. ul. Sw. Marcin 80/82, 61-809 Poznan.




2009:

  • BOURGOIN JALLIEU. Les Abbatoirs, route de l'Isle d'Abeau, 38300 France. with Peter Blegvad, John Greaves and Karen Mantler
  • Cultural Centre. DOM, 24/4, Bol. Ovchinninkovskij per., Moscow. Solo
  • Art Centre Pushkinskaya 10. Experimental Sound Gallery, St Petersburg. 1900. Solo and with Nick Sudnick (sound objects)  and Ramil Shamsutdinov (trombone)
  • OdeGand. Ghent Handelbeurs, Kouter, 9000 Gent, Opening event of the Flanders Festival. The Bad Boys (Daan Vandewall, Anre Deforce, Jean-Marc Montera, Chris Cutler) Cage programme
  • Vancouver New Music Festival. Vancouver, Canada. Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie Street. Solo
  • Music Gallery at SPK (Polish Combatants Association Hall). 206 Beverley St.Toronto, Canada.
  • Unlimited Festival. Wels, Austria. Kulturverein Waschaecht Dragonerstr. 22 A-4600, Wels. John Zorn's Cobra "Wels Operations", with Ikue Mori, Zeena Parkins, Shayna Dunkelman, Sylvie Courvoisier, Okkyung Lee, Maja Ratkje, Kazuhisa Uchihashi, Fred Frith, David Watson, Tony Buck & Noid Haberl
  • Unlimited Festival. Wels, Austria. Kulturverein Waschaecht Dragonerstr. 22 A-4600, Wels. Duo with Fred Frith
  • International Festival of Contemporary Music Melos-Ethos. Bratislava, Studio 12, Jakubovo nam.12, Bratislava. Bad Boys with Daasn Vandewalle, Arne Deforce and Jean-Marc Montera). Cage programme.
  • Great Hall Goldsmiths College. University of London New Cross, SE14 6NW. Duo with Fred Frith




2010:

  • A tribute to the music of Robert Wyatt. Teatro Communale di Modena. With Comicoperando: Richard Hastings, Dagmar Krause, Annie Whitehead, John Edwards, Michel Delville, Alex Maguire, Gilad Atzmon and Cristiano Calcagnile
  • Graphic scores by Cage, Frith, Cardew, Cutler and others. Concertgebouw Brugge. vzw 't Zand 34,Brugge. With the Bad Boys
  • Cafe OTO. 22 Ashwin Street, Dalston, London E8 3DL.. Duo with Jon Rose
  • Festival Ventennale.. Area Sismica. Via Le Selve 23 , 47100 Forlì - Ravaldino in Monte. Short set with Keith Tippett, Louis Moholo and Jon Rose
  • Café OTO. London 18 - 22 Ashwin street, Dalston. with David Thomas and John Edwards
  • Cafe OTO. 22 Ashwin Street, Dalston, London E8 3DL. 19.30. Duo with Fred Frith
  • Spirit of Gravity. Komedia Studio Bar, 44 - 47 Gardner Street, Brighton, UK. with Andy Saunders' Pimmel. [Programme: Adam Bushell performing Alvin Lucier's I Am Sitting In a Room, The Sogchestra performing Terry Riley's In C and Pimmel performing Andrew Saunders's Piece For Massed Fuzz Organs].
  • Cafe OTO. 22 Ashwin Street, Dalston, London E8 3DL. with David Thomas and John Edwards Ghost Line Diaries
  • Athelas New Music Festival 2010.Teater Republique, Østerfælled Torv 37, 2100 Køpenhagen, Denmark. Industriel Kakafoni: EWA 7 with Annie Gosfield and Roger Kleier
  • Ad Libitum festival. Centre for Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle Laboratorium Hall, Warsaw. Solo, with Andrew le Lotbiniere (dance) and trio with Jerome Noetinger and Marek Choloniewski with Julyen Hamilton (dance).
  • Graphic scores by Cage, Frith, Cardew, Cutler and others. Concertgebouw Brugge. vzw 't Zand 34,Brugge. With the Bad Boys
  • A tribute to the music of Robert Wyatt. Teatro Communale di Modena. With Comicoperando: Richard Hastings, Dagmar Krause, Annie Whitehead, John Edwards, Michel Delville, Alex Maguire, Gilad Atzmon and Cristiano Calcagnile
  • OdeGand. Ghent Handelbeurs, Kouter, 9000 Gent, Opening event of the Flanders Festival. The Bad Boys (Daan Vandewall, Anre Deforce, Jean-Marc Montera, Chris Cutler) Cage programme
  • Cafe OTO. 22 Ashwin Street, Dalston, London E8 3DL.. Duo with Jon Rose
  • Festival Ventennale.. Area Sismica. Via Le Selve 23 , 47100 Forlì - Ravaldino in Monte.
  • Festival Ventennale.. Area Sismica. Via Le Selve 23 , 47100 Forlì - Ravaldino in Monte. short set with Keith Tippett, Louis Moholo and Jon Rose
  • Spirit of Gravity. Komedia Studio Bar, 44 - 47 Gardner Street, Brighton, UK. with Andy Saunders' Pimmel. [Programme: Adam Bushell performing Alvin Lucier's I Am Sitting In a Room, The Sogchestra performing Terry Riley's In C and Pimmel performing Andrew Saunders's Piece For Massed Fuzz Organs].
  • Cafe OTO. 22 Ashwin Street, Dalston, London E8 3DL. with David Thomas and John Edwards 19:30 Ghost Line Diaries
  • Wundergrund Music Festival. Copenhagen Jazzhouse, Niels Hemmingsenss Gade 10 1129. with Lotte Anker's What River Ensemble (Lotte Anker, Ikue Mori, Garth Knox, Phil Minton, Jesper Egelund, Kim Myhr)
  • Huddersfied Music Festival. Phipps Hall . Lotte Anker's What River is This (Lotte Anker, Phil Minton, Anna Klett, Garth Knox,Jesper Egelund, Fred Frith. Ikue Mori)




2011:

  • Ruimte-X. Tilburg, Holland. Vril (with Bob Drake, Lukas Simons, Alan Jenkins)
  • Extrapool. Nijmegen, Holland. Vril
  • BAD. Rotterdam, Holland. Vril
  • Atelier Claus. Brussel, Belgium. Vril
  • OCCII. Amsterdam, Holland. Vril
  • Queen Elizabeth Hall. London UK. Comicoperando [with Karen Mantler, Dagmar Krause, Annie Whitehead, Michel Deville & John Edwards. Programme: music by Robert Wyatt]
  • Comicoperando. Tollhaus, Karlsruhe, Germany.
  • Comicoperando. Rote Fabrik, Zürich, Switzerland.
  • Comicoperando. Bimhuis, Amsterdam, Holland.
  • Comicoperando. Musique Actuel, Victoriaville, Canada.
  • Café OTO. 22 Ashwin Street, Dalston, London E8 3DL. Trio with Ikue Mori and John Butcher
  • Festival Gare Aux Oreilles, Theatre de Verdure. Le Thor (near Avignon) France. Duo with David Thomas .
  • Cafe OTO. 22 Ashwin Street, Dalston, London E8 3DL. with Peter Blegvad, John Greaves and Karen Mantler.
  • RIO Festival. Carmaux. With ARTBEARS SONGBOOK (with Fred Frith, Dagmar Krause, Zeena Parkins, Carla Kilshedt, Kristin Slipp)
  • Music as Social Theory. Zacheta Gallery, Warsaw. Plunderphonic talk and discussion.
  • Café OTO. London 18 - 22 Ashwin street, Dalston. Peter Blegvad Trio
  • SOUND of Stockholm, 2011. Hörsalen, Kulturhuset plan 3, Stockholm. EWA7 with Annie Gosfield and Roger Klieir.
  • Pembroke College. Trumpington Street, Cambridge. with Peter Blegvad and John Greaves
  • Nødutgang Festival. Storgata 7, Bodo, Norway. with Geoff Leigh, John Greaves and Yumi Hara
  • Southampton University 1300. with Ikue Mori
  • The Great Hall Dartington Hall. Totnes, Devon, TQ9 6EL. Tour with Annie Gosfried, Roger Klier and Athelas Sinfonietta, conducted by Pierre-André Valade. Programme: Premiere of Floating Messages and Fading Frequencies and EWA7
  • Lakeside Arts Centre. University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD. Tour with Annie Gosfried, Roger Klier and Athelas Sinfonietta, conducted by Pierre-André Valade. Programme: Premiere of Floating Messages and Fading Frequencies and EWA7
  • Huddersfield Festival. Bates Mill. Tour with Annie Gosfried, Roger Klier and Athelas Sinfonietta, conducted by Pierre-André Valade. Programme: Premiere of Floating Messages and Fading Frequencies and EWA7
  • Cornerstone Festival. Liverpool. Tour with Annie Gosfried, Roger Klier and Athelas Sinfonietta, conducted by Pierre-André Valade. Programme: Premiere of Floating Messages and Fading Frequencies and EWA7
  • Lecture. London College of Communication's Sound Art & Design faculty, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 6SB.
  • Cafe OTO. 22 Ashwin Street, Dalston, London E8 3DL. Archimedes Quartet: Peter Blegvad, Chris Cutler, John Edwards, David Thomas
  • Cafe OTO. 22 Ashwin Street, Dalston, London E8 3DL. Pimmel by Andy Saunders, for massed keyboards bass and drums
  • Commerzbank Art-Tower. An der Gallusanlage 7, Frankfurt on Main. Solo




2012:

  • MaerzMusik,2012 . Berghain Am Wriezener Bahnhof 10243 Berlin. with Annie Gosfield and Roger Klieier.
  • Cocart Music Festival, Torun, Poland. Solo.
  • Cocart Music Festival. Torun, Poland. Solo.
  • Chlodna 25. Warsaw, Wola, 00-867. with Norman Teale and Agnes Szelag.
  • MaerzMusik ,2012, Berghain Am Wriezener Bahnhof 10243 Berlin, 22.00.EWA7, with Annie Gosfield and Roger Klieier.
  • Chlodna 25, Warsaw, Wola, 00-867, with Norman Teale and Agnes Szelag.

  • Japan tour with The Artaud Beats: John Greaves, Geoff Leigh, Yumi Hara, Chris Cutler:

  • Nakamura Building B1F, Matsuba-cho 1-26-2, Toyohashi-shi, Aichi-ken, 440-0897
  • Oumi Hachiman, Sakedelic Space Shuyukan After-show party with members of audience: Naka 21, Suwai-cho, Oumi-Hachiman-shi, Shiga, 523-0862, Japan.
  • Oumi Hachiman, Sakedelic Space Shuyukan (Improvised music workshop) 13.30, Naka 21, Suwai-cho, Oumi-Hachiman-shi, Shiga, 523-0862.
  • Fukuoka, Space Terra (with: monstermovie) 19.30 Momota Building B1F, Kego 2-19-9, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka-shi, 812-0023.
  • Oita, At Hall. 19.00 Ichii-Kaihatsu Buiding 3F, Chuo-cho 2-6-4, Oita-shi, 870-0035.
  • Kobe, Big Apple (with theremin unit) 20.00 Toa Hights B1F, Yamamotodori 3-14-14, Chuo-ku, Kobe-shi, 650-0003.
  • Nagoya, Tokuzo 19.00 Blue Star Building 2F, Imaike 1-6-8, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya-shi, 464-0850.
  • Tokorozawa, MOJO (with Noise no Tomo, Rocks) 20.00, T.ing Building 201, Higashisumiyoshi 7-9, Tokorozawa-shi, Saitama-ken, 359-1124.
  • Tokyo Ogikubo Rooster (Improvised music workshop+performance) Workshop, Performance. Inoue Building B1F, Ogikubo 5-16-15, Suginami-ku, Tokyo, 167-0051.
  • Tokyo, Bar Isshee (special gig and party) Kusuhara Building 4F, Udagawa-cho 33-13, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0042.
  • Kastan - scene of Unijazz. Belohorska 150, Prague 6. Solo.
  • The House of Arts. Cage Festival< Jureckova 9, Ostrava. Solo.
  • Gottfrei, For John Cage< Krnovska 13, Opava. Solo.
  • Divadlo 29 Sv. Anezky Ceske 29. Pardubice. Solo.
  • Sala Kameralna. John Cage: The Man, the work, the paradox< Krakow Academy of Music. Talk. Performance with Orkiestra ElektroNova.
  • Recital Hall Birmingham Conservatoire. Stochkhausen Festival of Light. Performance from Aus den Sieben Tagen with Richard Barrett.
  • Sonic Circuits 2012. Musique Noir, with David Thomas.




2013:

  • MaerzMusik,2012 . Berghain Am Wriezener Bahnhof 10243 Berlin. with Annie Gosfield and Roger Klieier.
  • Cocart Music Festival, Torun, Poland. Solo.
  • Cocart Music Festival. Torun, Poland. Solo.
  • Chlodna 25. Warsaw, Wola, 00-867. with Norman Teale and Agnes Szelag.
  • MaerzMusik ,2012, Berghain Am Wriezener Bahnhof 10243 Berlin, 22.00.EWA7, with Annie Gosfield and Roger Klieier.
  • Chlodna 25, Warsaw, Wola, 00-867, with Norman Teale and Agnes Szelag.

  • ARTAUD BEATS (Yumi Cawkwell, Chris Cutler, John Greaves, Geoff Leigh) JAPAN TOUR:
    • Nakamura Building B1F, Matsuba-cho 1-26-2, Toyohashi-shi, Aichi-ken, 440-0897
    • Oumi Hachiman, Sakedelic Space Shuyukan After-show party with members of audience: Naka 21, Suwai-cho, Oumi-Hachiman-shi, Shiga, 523-0862, Japan.
    • Oumi Hachiman, Sakedelic Space Shuyukan (Improvised music workshop) 13.30, Naka 21, Suwai-cho, Oumi-Hachiman-shi, Shiga, 523-0862.
    • Fukuoka, Space Terra (with: monstermovie) 19.30 Momota Building B1F, Kego 2-19-9, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka-shi, 812-0023.
    • Oita, At Hall. 19.00 Ichii-Kaihatsu Buiding 3F, Chuo-cho 2-6-4, Oita-shi, 870-0035.
    • Kobe, Big Apple (with theremin unit) 20.00 Toa Hights B1F, Yamamotodori 3-14-14, Chuo-ku, Kobe-shi, 650-0003.
    • Nagoya, Tokuzo 19.00 Blue Star Building 2F, Imaike 1-6-8, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya-shi, 464-0850.
    • Tokorozawa, MOJO (with Noise no Tomo, Rocks) 20.00, T.ing Building 201, Higashisumiyoshi 7-9, Tokorozawa-shi, Saitama-ken, 359-1124.
    • Tokyo Ogikubo Rooster (Improvised music workshop+performance) Workshop, Performance. Inoue Building B1F, Ogikubo 5-16-15, Suginami-ku, Tokyo, 167-0051.
    • Tokyo, Bar Isshee (special gig and party) Kusuhara Building 4F, Udagawa-cho 33-13, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0042.
    • Tokuzo, Blue Star Building 2F
    • House of Crazy Nakamura Building B1F
    • 2F Oshima Dai3 Building
    • Oumi Hachiman, Sakedelic Space
    • Oumi Hachiman, Sakedelic Space (Improvised music workshop)
    • Hakozaki Suizokukan Kissashitsu Hakozaki 1-37-21, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka-shi, 812-0053, JAPAN.
    • Hall Ichii-Kaihatsu Buiding 3F, Chuo-cho 2-6-4, Oita-shi, 870-0035, JAPAN
    • Big Apple Toa Hights B1F, Yamamotodori 3-14-14, Chuo-ku, Kobe-shi, 650-0003, JAPAN.
    • Airgine Sumiyoshi-cho 5-60, Naka-ku, Yokohama, 231-0013, JAPAN.
    • MOJO T.ing Building 201, Higashisumiyoshi 7-9, Tokorozawa-shi, Saitama-ken, 359-1124, JAPAN.
    • Uplink Tsune-Building 1-2F, Udagawa-cho 37-18, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, 150-0042, JAPAN.


  • Kastan - scene of Unijazz. Belohorska 150, Prague 6. Solo.
  • The House of Arts. Cage Festival< Jureckova 9, Ostrava. Solo.
  • Gottfrei, For John Cage< Krnovska 13, Opava. Solo.
  • Divadlo 29 Sv. Anezky Ceske 29. Pardubice. Solo.
  • Sala Kameralna. John Cage: The Man, the work, the paradox< Krakow Academy of Music. Talk. Performance with Orkiestra ElektroNova.
  • Recital Hall Birmingham Conservatoire. Stochkhausen Festival of Light. Performance from Aus den Sieben Tagen with Richard Barrett.
  • Sonic Circuits 2012. Musique Noir, with David Thomas.
  • Club Integral @ The Grosvenor. You me & Us (Daevid Allen, Chris Cutler & Yumi Cawkwell)
  • Club Integral @ The Others. You me & Us (Daevid Allen, Chris Cutler & Yumi Cawkwell)
  • Ring Ring Festival 2013, CC Rex. EWA 7 with Annie Gosfield and Roger Klieir
  • Romantic Warriors II: About Rock in Opposition, Motomachi Cinema Motomachi-dori 4-1-12, Chuo-ku, Kobe. screening + Chris Cutler & Yumi Hara Cawkwell talk & performance
  • Ogikubo Rooster, Inoue Building B1F, Ogikubo 5-16-15, Suginami-ku, Tokyo, 167-0051, JAPAN. (Improvised music workshop+performance)





  • ex-music:

    • 1978. Founded Recommended Records Distribution and Label.
    • 1982. Founded November Books (publishing). Publish The Henry Cow Book.
    • 1984 First publication of File Under Popular (theoretical & critical writings on popular music).
    • And after:
      • 1992, Revised American edition, publisher Semiotext(e) New York
      • 1992, ditto, ReR London.
      • 1994, Revised German edition, publisher Michael Schwinn.
      • 1996, Revised, expanded Japanese edition, publisher Susei Sha.
      • 1999, Revised Polish edition, publisher Zielona Sowa.
    • Numerous articles and papers published in Germany, Italy, Greece, Czechoslovakia, Britain, Denmark, Holland, France, Hungary, Poland, Canada & America.
    • Plunderphonia selected for Simon & Schuster 'Classic Essays on C20 Music' , 1996.
    • Involved in IASPM (International Association for the study of Popular Music), contributing to conferences, working papers & yearbook.
    • Founded and continues to edit the ReR Quarterly and UNFILED ReR Sourcebook Series (CD-magazine and journal).
    • Gives sporadic talks & lectures (Italy, UK, USA, Canada, USSR, Jugoslavia, Holland, Norway, France, Germany, Brasil, Argentina, Chile).

    1970 1980 1990 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013

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