The Potts Report: August 2016

I am a member of the Los Angeles Free Music Society (LAFMS), as is artist/musician Paul McCarthy. Whenever Paul speaks about the music of the LAFMS he refers to it as “porch music.” I think Paul is trying to link the unrehearsed improvised music that we produce with the traditions of folk music. This form invites all comers to participate in a communal exercise of joining together to create a musical experience that is greater than the sum…

  • December 11
    soundShoppe, August 10, 2014 (photo by Cindy Bernard)
    Sunday, December 11

    soundShoppe 12.11.16

    soundShoppe

    Center for the Arts Eagle Rock

    soundShoppe is a FREE, monthly, unstructured sound workshop/noise jam for experimental musicians and sound artists presented by SASSAS and Center for the Arts Eagle Rock. All are welcome to join–from experienced musicians to novices. The ongoing sessions are led by Joe Potts, founding member of LAFMS (Los Angeles Free Music Society).

    Registration is optional, but we appreciate knowing how many people to expect.  Please select the “Get Tickets” button below to register.

  • January 07
    Electric Sound Bath
    Saturday, January 7

    Electric Sound Bath

    soundSpark

    Children's Theatre West Hollywood Library

    soundSpark is a free, monthly new music series for young children featuring solo and duo performances by emerging artists. soundSpark takes place at 12pm on the first Saturday of every month. The January 2017 featured artist is Electric Sound Bath.

  • January 08
    SASSAS, in partnership with CFAER, present soundShoppe
    Sunday, January 8

    soundShoppe 01.08.17

    soundShoppe

    Center for the Arts Eagle Rock

    soundShoppe is a FREE, monthly, unstructured sound workshop/noise jam for experimental musicians and sound artists presented by SASSAS and Center for the Arts Eagle Rock. All are welcome to join–from experienced musicians to novices. The ongoing sessions are led by Joe Potts, founding member of LAFMS (Los Angeles Free Music Society).

    Registration is optional, but we appreciate knowing how many people to expect.  Please select the “Get Tickets” button below to register.

  • January 22
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    Sunday, January 22

    Tom Chasteen, Aaron Curry, and Liz Larner

    Listening Party

    Join us for Listening Party with Tom Chasteen, Aaron Curry, and Liz Larner hosted by Bert Voorhees and Catherine Arias at their beautiful John Lautner designed home in Shadow Hills. Ticket price includes food and drinks in an intimate setting with sound and music shared by artists for your listening pleasure. Proceeds benefit SASSAS and the sound. concert series.

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