The consistently excellent Australian label Room40, curated by Lawrence English, is celebrating its 15th anniversary in 2015. A number of events will be taking place throughout the year and throughout the globe, kicking off with some exciting European live performances.
The first announcement of live ‘Room40 : 15’ events includes:
Europe – January
22/1 Prague, Spectaculare Festival #
23/1 London, Cafe OTO *
29/1 Copenhagen, Jazzhouse *
31/1 Basel, HEK*
(with more to be announced shortly)
# Lawrence English, John Chantler, Heinz Riegler
* Lawrence English, John Chantler, Rafael Anton irisarri
Australia – July-August
30/31 July – Carriageworks, Sydney. A specially curated Open Frame festival which includes the Australian debut of Hypnosis Display by Grouper and Paul Clipson, plus new works from Austin Buckett and others. Also featuring performances from Lawrence English and a very special guest performance from William Basinski.
1/2 August – Institute Of Modern Art, Brisbane. Featuring Hypnosis Display by Grouper and Paul Clipson, William Basinski, Lawrence English and more
North America – September-October
USA – September events in conjunction with Issue Project Room (NY) and other partners in Washington, California and elsewhere
Canada – October 22 – 24 Vancouver New Music Festival 2015 – featuring a Room40 curated evening
Look out for more announcements under the ‘Room40 : 15’ banner soon – it sounds like it will be a very special year for the label.