The Potts Report: May 2017

My friend Danny Gromfin just gave me a stack of vintage Grateful Dead LPs that he inherited from his “hippie aunt.” He asked me if I had ever seen the Dead in concert. I remarked that I had seen them several times at The Shrine when I was about the same age as his fourteen year old daughter. It got me thinking of how and when I first became aware of improvised music, and I think these concerts may just…

  • August 05
    Saturday, August 5

    Deena Odelle Hyatt


    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 August 2017 featured artist is Deena Odelle Hyatt.

  • August 13
    Sunday, August 13

    Annual Auction and Live Music Fundraiser


    Blum & Poe

    Blast! [14] does covers! With MCs Jack Black and Tanya Haden and music by
    KISK ( w Jon Pylypchuk ), post punk tribute band Purity & Dublab DJs, Alejandro Cohen & Jasmin Blasco. Online bidding on more than 20 works by Mark Hagen, Samara GoldenAlice Konitz and Christopher Williams among others.

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

    soundShoppe 09.10.17


    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 byJoe 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.

  • September 24
    Sunday, September 24

    soundSpark Extravaganza


    Kings Road Park Pavilion

    SASSAS presents a free soundSpark special concert at Kings Road Park, featuring performers that have previously played at soundspark! More details coming soon.

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