I’m very very bad at adding all of my local shows to this page. Please check in with my facebook page for consistently more accurate listings!



12/4-Cheer Up Charlie’s // Austin, TX Cities Sinking Down CD Release with Matthew Squires and the Learning Disorders and Airplane Mode. 9p.m.

12/6- Sala Diaz // San Antonio, TX with Chris Corsano!!!!

12/8- Gold House // Albuquerque, NM with TBA

12/9- Trunk Space // Phoenix, Arizona

12/10- Che Cafe in San Diego, CA with Hungry Cloud Darkening

12/11- The Fun Zone // Santa Barbara, CA MARCUS RUBIO ENSEMBLE (Austin, TX), MAN AND THE SMELLS (Los Angeles, CA) and ADAM HAWK BAND (Santa Barbara, CA) at FUNZONE

12/12- the wulf. // Los Angeles, CA- Special night of longer chamber/experimental pieces 8p.m.

12/13- EM Wolfman // Oakland, CA with Andrew Weathers Ensemble “Battle of the Ensembles”-Andrew and I’s groups will play a handful of deconstructed re-orchestrated folk songs.

12/14-Ham & Eggs Tavern // Los Angeles, CA with Joe Newlin, Heather Lockie, and Michael Bailey- mixed set of weirdo pop and noise/chamber pieces.


WED 7.9 / CHEER UP CHARLIE’S / Austin, TX with Real Live Tigers
THURS 7.10 / THE 1011 / San Antonio, TX with Filmstrips
FRI 7.11 / ALABAMA SONG / Houston, TX with Chris Schlarb/Sandy Ewen
TUES 7.15/ NEPTUNES PARLOUR / Raleigh, NC with Polyorchard and Jeb Bishop
THURS 7.17 / THE PAPER BOX / Brooklyn, NY
SUN 7.20/ HOUSE SHOW (details TBA) / Ithaca, NY with Nick Hennies
MON 7.21 / THE FUTURE / Brattleboro, VT with Peter Nichols
WED 7.23 / HOUSE OF USHER / Chicago, IL
THURS 7.24 / DAYTROTTER / Rock Island, IL
MON 7.28 / RUBBER GLOVES / Denton, TX
TUES 7.29 / LIBERTY BAR / San Antonio, TX with Matthew Rose

Tuesday March 11th at 8p.m. * Human Resources with Joe Newlin, Lee Noble, and Marcus Schmickler in Los Angeles, CA

Monday April 7th at 8p.m. * pehrspace with Stephen Touchton, Ingrid Lee, and more in Los Angeles, CA (several new pieces for a large untrained vocal ensemble).

Monday April 21st at 8p.m. * Ham & Eggs Tavern with Joe Newlin, Lee Noble, and Lewis Keller in Los Angeles, CA I’ll be doing a noisy “pop” set with my old pal Chuck Kerr on drums!

Friday April 25th at 8p.m. * Mata Noise with Crowhurst, Joe Newlin, and Concupescint Din I’ll be doing a br00tal solo noise set with laptop/electronics.

Saturday April 26th * The wulf. with Michael Winter in Los Angeles, CA Several new compositions for guitars, banjo, iphones, voices, and more!

Saturday January 11th at 8p.m. * “The Carage” with John Eagle, Danny Wood, and Max Wanderman in Los Angeles, CA

Tuesday January 7th at 8p.m. * Trunk Space with Andrew is Tired, Banshee Speak, and Sister Tyler in Phoenix, AZ

Sunday December 22nd at 8p.m. * Church of the Friendly Ghost with Todd Lerew,Roro, and Ti Femme in Austin, TX

Friday December 20th at 8p.m. * Alabama Song with Todd Lerew in Houston,TX

Thursday December 19th at 8p.m. * Tortilleria La Popular with Todd Lerew and Justin Boyd in San Antonio, Tx

Monday December 16th at 8p.m. * House Show with Todd Lerew and the Room Outside in Santa Fe, NM

Sunday December 15th at 8p.m. * Spirit Abuse with Todd Lerew and Thollem McDonas/Dave Wayne in Albuqueue, NM

First show of Todd and I’s tour. I played a number of the pieces from now on this tour.

Sunday September 29th at 8p.m * Human Resources in Los Angeles, CA

A concert celebrating the release of Fault Lines.

Sunday September 15th at 4p.m. * the wulf. with Derek Rogers, Andrew Weathers, and Ryan Page, Brenna Noonan, & Joshua Marshall Trio in Los Angeles, CA

I played a set of solo violin compositions and a quintet version of my sonata for beard trimmer and surfaces.

Wednesday July 3rd at 9p.m. * 502 Bar in San Antonio, TX

I’ll be playing a set of music from my upcoming pop album with the fantastic Austin based Slomo Drags as my backing bad. Also performing will be Filmstrips and Grand Marais.

Monday July 8th at 9p.m. * 2316 N. Locust St.(House Show) in Denton, TX

I’ll be playing a solo set of my songs. Also playing are *~~, Scott Newman, and Ryan Fellhauer.

July 27th * Alter Space with Andrew Weathers and Moses Cosmos in San Francisco, CA

A small incarnation of the Marcus Rubio Ensemble will play a set of droney/dreamy pop songs alongside kindred spirits from the bay area.

Sunday June 23rd at 2p.m. * LA Media Center in Los Angeles, CA

Repeat performance in James Klopsfleisch’s ensemble for The Virgin Joke.

Tuesday June 11th at 8p.m. * Unit B in Santa Ana, CA

The Marcus Rubio Ensemble played a set of my pop songs alongside Real Live Tigers and Superfamicom.

Saturday May 18th at 7p.m. * CEMEC at UCSB, Santa Barbara, CA

Playing my concerto for bowed microphone and electronics at the Universty of California, Santa Barbara as part of the CEMEC conference.

Sunday May 19th at 8p.m. * Biko Infoshop in Santa Barbara, CA

I played my solo violin piece (a cadence) as well as on an ensemble piece by FRANTISEK CHALOUPKA.

Friday May 24th at 8p.m.* the wulf. with James Klopsfleisch

Playing on two of James’ excellent pieces. One is based off of an episode of Roseanne, you won’t wanna miss it.

Sunday May 12th at 8p.m.* the wulf. with Aidan Reynolds.

I performed two of Aidan’s fantastic pieces.

Wednesday May 7th at 10:30p.m. * Short Form Concert in the Main Gallery at Cal Arts

I played several extremely quiet and brief guitar bagatelles I wrote. I also performed on pieces by Matthew Allen and Coleman Zurkowski.

Wednesday May 1st at 8p.m. * PLAY at the Mezz Bar
501 S. Spring St. 2nd fl., Los Angeles, California

Free improv with Joe Westerlund of Megafaun and Heather McIntosh amongst others.

Tuesday April 29th at 10p.m. * Classroom B318 at Cal Arts the marcus rubio ensemble with 2 Hai Too Dye, Matthew Squires, and Man and the Smells

My pop band played in a class room with some very rad dudes.

Wednesday April 3rd at 8p.m. * PLAY at the Mezz Bar
501 S. Spring St. 2nd fl., Los Angeles, California

Free improvisation with members of Akron/Family, Derek Rogers, Casey Anderson, Califone, and M. Geddes Gengras amongst others.

Saturday April 6th at 3p.m. * Solo at Dangerfield’s
2524 1/2 James M. Wood, Los Angeles, California

I’ll be doing some pieces/songs from h_h as part of an all day comedy/music fest. I’ll be playing from 3-3:20p.m.

Saturday April 13th at 8p.m. Part of Sara Hughes’ ensemble at the wulf.
1026 South Santa Fe Ave #203, Los Angeles, California 90021

I’ll be playing Sarah Hughes’ repetition variation 1 at the wulf. with Sarah Hughes, Patrick Farmer, Michael Pisaro, and Andrew Young. Other works by Michael Pisaro, Patrick Farmer, and James Tenney will be performed as well.

Monday, March 25, 2013 at 7:30PM * Gallery Nord, San Antonio, TX
Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 7:30PM * Ruth Taylor Recital Hall, Trinity University, San Antonio, TX

The SOLI Chamber Ensemble premieres my new work for electric violin and pedals!

Get tickets here.


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