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…

  • September 24
    Sunday, September 24

    soundSpark Extravaganza


    Kings Road Park Pavilion

    SASSAS presents a FREE day long concert featuring performers from previous soundSparks playing throughout Kings Road Park in West Hollywood! Artists include Cory Beers, Patrick Behnke and Kozue Matsumoto, Logan Hone and Caitlyn Conlin, Linnea Sablosky, Micaela Tobin, Stephanie SmithA Horse a Spoon a Bucket, Anna Luisa Petrisko, and Electric Sound Bath.

  • October 07
    Saturday, October 7

    Joanna Wallfisch


    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 October 2017 featured artist is Joanna Wallfisch.

  • October 08
    Sunday, October 8

    Hamza Walker and Special Guest TBA

    Listening Party

    Join us for a Listening Party with Hamza Walker and special guests tba, hosted by Abby Sher at Pacific Palisades home. Ticket price includes food and drinks in an intimate setting with sound and music shared by our guest for your listening pleasure. Proceeds benefit SASSAS and the sound. concert series.

  • October 08
    soundShoppe, August 10, 2014 (photo by Cindy Bernard)
    Sunday, October 8

    soundShoppe 10.08.17


    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.

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