2015 UPCOMING PERFORMANCES
SITE INDEX
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JANUARY 2018
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January 7, 2018
Lotta Anker - reeds
Michael Zerang - percussion

Koncertkirken
Blagards Plads 6A
2200 Copenhagen N
Denmark

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January 11, 2018
KARKHANA

Sam Shalabi - oud, guitar
Sharif Sehnaoui - e guitar
Umut Çağlar - reeds, electronics, percussion
Mazen Kerbaj - trumpet
Maurice Louca - electronics
Tony Eliah - e bass
Michael Zerang - drums, percussion

Sorte Frikant
Copenhagen, Denmark

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January 13, 2018
KARKHANA

Sam Shalabi - oud, guitar
Sharif Sehnaoui - e guitar
Umut Çağlar - reeds, electronics, percussion
Mazen Kerbaj - trumpet
Maurice Louca - electronics
Tony Eliah - e bass
Michael Zerang - drums, percussion

Ocenanen
Gothenburg, Sweden

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January 15, 2018
KARKHANA

Sam Shalabi - oud, guitar
Sharif Sehnaoui - e guitar
Umut Çağlar - reeds, electronics, percussion
Mazen Kerbaj - trumpet
Maurice Louca - electronics
Tony Eliah - e bass
Michael Zerang - drums, percussion

Fylkingen
Stockholm, Sweden

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January 16, 2018
BLOWOUT

Susana Santos Silva - trp
David Stackenäs - guitar
Michael Zerang - drums

Cafe Mir
OSLO, Norway

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January 17, 2018
Susana Santos Silva - trp
David Stackenäs - guitar
Michael Zerang - drums

Omnikvariatet
Uppsala, Sweden

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January 18, 2018
Susana Santos Silva - trp
David Stackenäs - guitar
Michael Zerang - drums

FRIM på Fylkingen #2
Stockholm, Sweden

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January 20, 2018
TRIO WAZ
Edward Wilkerson, Jr. - reeds
Tatsu Aoki - contrabass
Michael Zerang - drums
Summertime Jazz Cafe
1132 S Elmhurst Rd.
Mt Prospect, IL
8:00PM

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January 22, 2018
Pre-INSTIGATION FESTIVAL Concert
with
Steve Marquette - guitar
Mars Williams - reeds
Michael Zerang - drums
and New Orleans Guests

HiHo Lounge
2239 St Claude Ave
New Orleans, LA
9:00PM

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January 23, 2018
INSTIGATION FESTIVAL

Solo Night
with
Joe McPhee
Jeff Albert
Aurora Zealand
Damon Locks
Mars Williams
Michael Zerang
+ more TBA

Sidebar
611 S. White St.
New Orleans, LA
9:00PM

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January 24, 2018
INSTIGATION FESTIVAL

Joe McPhee - reeds, brass
Michael Zerang - drums, percussion
+ The Instigation Dancers
Meida McNeal
Jasmine Mendoza
Kai Knight
Marie Casimir

The New Quorum
2435 ESPLANADE AVE.
New Orleans, LA
8:00PM

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January 25, 2018
INSTIGATION FESTIVAL

SURVIVAL UNIT III
Joe McPhee - reeds, brass
Fred Lonberg-Holm - cello
Michael Zerang - drums, percussion
The Mint
400 Esplanade Ave
New Orleans, LA
8:00PM

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January 26, 2018
INSTIGATION FESTIVAL

Instigation Orchestra and the Djasporas
Music Box Village
New Orleans, LA
8:00PM

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January 30, 2018
MACKAY / KINSELLA Residency

Bill Mackay - guitar
Tim Kinsella - guitar
Lia Kohl - cello
Michael Zerang - Quequeeg’s Coffin

Hideout Chicago
1354 W Wabansia Ave
Chicago
9:00PM

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FEBRUARY 2018
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February 8, 2018
THE CHICAGO PLAN - European Tour

Steve Swell - trombone
Gebhard Ullmann - reeds
Fred Lonberg-Holm - cello
Michael Zerang - drums

Martinschlossl
Vienna, Austria

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February 9, 2018
THE CHICAGO PLAN - European Tour

Steve Swell - trombone
Gebhard Ullmann - reeds
Fred Lonberg-Holm - cello
Michael Zerang - drums

Stockwerk Jazz
Graz, Ausrtria

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February 10, 2018
THE CHICAGO PLAN - European Tour

Steve Swell - trombone
Gebhard Ullmann - reeds
Fred Lonberg-Holm - cello
Michael Zerang - drums

Alte Gerberei
St. Johann in Tirol, Austria

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February 11, 2018
THE CHICAGO PLAN - European Tour

Steve Swell - trombone
Gebhard Ullmann - reeds
Fred Lonberg-Holm - cello
Michael Zerang - drums

Club W71
Weikersheim, Germany

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February 12, 2018
THE CHICAGO PLAN - European Tour

Steve Swell - trombone
Gebhard Ullmann - reeds
Fred Lonberg-Holm - cello
Michael Zerang - drums

Evinger Schloss
Dortmund, Germany

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February 13, 2018
THE CHICAGO PLAN - European Tour

Steve Swell - trombone
Gebhard Ullmann - reeds
Fred Lonberg-Holm - cello
Michael Zerang - drums

Black Box Im Cuba
Munster, Germany

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February 14, 2018
THE CHICAGO PLAN - European Tour

Steve Swell - trombone
Gebhard Ullmann - reeds
Fred Lonberg-Holm - cello
Michael Zerang - drums

In Situ Art Society
Bonn, Germany

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February 15, 2018
THE CHICAGO PLAN - European Tour

Steve Swell - trombone
Gebhard Ullmann - reeds
Fred Lonberg-Holm - cello
Michael Zerang - drums

Kultuforum Villach
Villach, Austria

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February 16, 2018
THE CHICAGO PLAN - European Tour

Steve Swell - trombone
Gebhard Ullmann - reeds
Fred Lonberg-Holm - cello
Michael Zerang - drums

Jazz Cerkno
Cerkno, Slovenia

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February 17, 2018
THE CHICAGO PLAN - European Tour

Steve Swell - trombone
Gebhard Ullmann - reeds
Fred Lonberg-Holm - cello
Michael Zerang - drums

Area Sismica
Forlì, Italy

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MARCH 2018
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March 23, 2018
Elastic Arts EXPOSURE Series

Michael Foster - reeds
Katie Young - bassoon
Michael Zerang - percussion

Elastic Arts
3429 W. Diversy, #208 Chicago
9:00PM

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March 30, 2018
Irtijal'18 - XVIIIth International Festival of Experimental Music in Lebanon

Raed Yassin “You Can’t Hum While Holding Your Nose”
° Music for Humming Whistling & Clapping w/ Hashem Adnan,
Haitham Alwan, Racha Baroud, Donna Khalifé, Youmna Saba, Petra Serhal and others

ATLAS
° Leyya Mona Tawil: dance
° Mike Khoury: violin

Irena Tomažin & Michael Zerang
° Irena Z. Tomazin: voice
° Michael Zerang: drums

Conca/Doerner/Edwards/Spera
° Paed Conca: clarinet
° Axel Doerner: trumpet
° John Edwards: double-bass
° Fabrizio Spera: drums

METRO AL MADINA, Hamra
Beirut, Lebanon
8:00PM

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APRIL 2018
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April 6, 2018
Irtijal'18 - XVIIIth International Festival of Experimental Music in Lebanon

Hans Tammen “Endangered Guitar”
° Hans Tammen: electric guitar, electronics

Kōzō 構造
° Joe A. Antoun: synths
° Charbel A. Chakra: bass guitar
° Camille Cabbabé: electric guitar
° Elie R. Khoury: drums
° Georgy Flouty: electric guitar
° Andrew Georges: electric guitar

Khyam Allami “Terry Riley’s In C (Maqam Rast remodel)”
° Khyam Allami: electronics

Karkhana
° Umut Çağlar: zurna, guimbri, percussion
° Mazen Kerbaj: trumpet, electronics
° Sam Shalabi: oud, electric guitar
° Sharif Sehnaoui: electric guitar
° Maurice Louca: organ
° Tony Elieh: bass guitar
° Michael Zerang: drums, percussion

DJ Sets: Ziad Michel Nawfal & Rami El Sabbagh

ZOUKAK STUDIO, Qarantina
Beirut, Lebanon
8:30PM

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April 14, 2018
TRIO WAZ

Edward Wilkerson, Jr. - reeds
Tatsu Aoki - contrabass
Michael Zerang - drums

Constellation
3111 N Western Ave
Chicago
8:30PM

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April 29, 2018
Transatlantic BRIDGE Project
France / Chicago Exchange

Joe McPhee - brass, reeds
Daunik Lazro - tenor & bari sax
Guillaume Séguron - double bass
Michael Zernag - drums, percussion
+ Special Guests

Hungry Brain
2319 W. Belmont
Chicago 9:00PM

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MAY 2018
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May 9, 2018
HALF MOON WORKSHOP SERIES
Sara Zalek / Michael Zerang Sound and Movement workshop
“BLINDFOLDS AND BELLS”

OuterSpace
1474 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago
7:30PM - 9:30PM


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May 12, 2018
The Exquisite Crawl
HOMEROOM and MAKE Literary Productions present a Logan Square crawl featuring a dozen writers,
musicians, and artists with hybrid musical-literary practices.

Stop #1
Sector 2337, 2337 N Milwaukee:
Deidre Huckabay
MEGA LAVERNE & SHIRLEY
Kenyatta Rogers
Michael Zerang

Stop #2
Galerie F, 2415 N Milwaukee Ave:
Jim Becker
Kyle Beachy
Tricia Park
Ashley Miranda

Stop #3
The Whistler, 2421 N Milwaukee Ave:
A. Martinez
Tarnynon Onumonu
Jeffrey Sherfey
Mai Sugimoto

May 23, 2018
HALF MOON WORKSHOP SERIES
Sara Zalek / Michael Zerang Sound and Movement workshop
“BLINDFOLDS AND BELLS”

OuterSpace
1474 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago
7:30PM - 9:30PM


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May 30, 2018
HALF MOON WORKSHOP SERIES
Lisa Gonzales / Michael Zerang Sound and Movement
Improvisation Workshop

OuterSpace
1474 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago
7:30PM - 9:30PM


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JUNE 2018
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June 6, 2018
HALF MOON WORKSHOP SERIES
Lisa Gonzales / Michael Zerang Sound and Movement
Improvisation Workshop

OuterSpace
1474 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago
7:30PM - 9:30PM


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June 16, 2018
Michael Zerang Solo Performance
Solo Festiwal OPT
Ośrodek Postaw Twórczych
ul. Działkowa 15, 50-538 Wroclaw, Poland
https://opt-art.net/sklep/online/bilety/zerang/
Wroclaw, Poland
8PM


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June 17, 2018
Michael Zerang Improvised Music Workshop
Solo Festiwal OPT
Ośrodek Postaw Twórczych
ul. Działkowa 15, 50-538 Wroclaw, Poland
https://opt-art.net/wydarzenia-muzyczne/michael-zerang/
Wroclaw, Poland
11:00AM


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JULY 2018
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July 2, 2018
JOY IN MOVING (JIM)
Workshop Series
Lisa Gonzales / Michael Zerang Improvisation Workshop
Feeling Into Form
Hamlin Park Field House
2nd Floor Theater
3035 N. Hoyne Ave.
Chicago
2:00pm - 4:30pm


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July 3, 2018
JOY IN MOVING (JIM)
Workshop Series
Lisa Gonzales / Michael Zerang Improvisation Workshop
Feeling Into Form
Hamlin Park Field House
2nd Floor Theater
3035 N. Hoyne Ave.
Chicago
2:00pm - 4:30pm


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July 5, 2018
JOY IN MOVING (JIM)
Workshop Series
Lisa Gonzales / Michael Zerang Improvisation Workshop
Feeling Into Form
Hamlin Park Field House
2nd Floor Theater
3035 N. Hoyne Ave.
Chicago
2:00pm - 4:30pm


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AUGUST 2018
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August 3, 2018
A L'ARME! FESTIVAL

MICHAEL ZERANG & THE BLUE LIGHTS
Dave Rempis - alto saxophone
John Dikeman - tenor saxophone
Josh Berman - cornet
Kent Kessler - contrabass
Michael Zerang - composition, drums

RADIALSYSTEM V
Holzmarktstr. 33, 10243 Berlin
20:45 - 21:30
Berlin, Germany


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August 26, 2018
Jazz on a Summer's Day +Beggar's Banquet

TRIO WAZ
Edward Wilkerson, Jr. - Reeds
Tatsu Aoki - contrabass
Michael Zerang - drums, percussion

Blueberry Fields
14312 S Log Cabin Rd
Three Oaks, Michigan
3:00PM - 10:00PM


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