Space/Ambient/Innovative Events : Sprng 2014
The Gatherings Concert SeriesThe Gatherings Concert Series - The Series of Innovative Music

Passing its 20th year, The Gatherings Concert Series has grown in scope and stature, attracting enthusiastic and informed audiences to numerous compelling performances by the world's most innovative musicians. Events take place within the remarkable space of the church sanctuary at St. Mary's Hamilton Village, 3916 Locust Walk on the Penn campus in West Philadelphia, PA.

For more about The Gatherings Concert Series, access: www.thegatherings.org

Event HorizonEvent Horizon Electronic/Experimental/Ambient/Spacemusic

Event Horizon presents concerts by a range of artists in electronic sound at The Rotunda, 4014 Walnut Street in West Philadelphia, PA

For more on Event Horizon, access: www.eventhorizonseries.org

SoundscapesSoundscapes - Live Music

Soundscapes provides performance opportunities to musicians in the field of Electronic, Ambient and Spacemusic at the Nazareth Center for the Arts, 30 Belvidere Street in Nazareth, PA

For more about Soundscapes, access: soundscapes.us

Electro-MusicElectro-Music - Conference

Electro-Music is a three-day conference/music festival held anually at a revolving list of venues. Their programs include lectures, demos, jam sessions, and concerts by emerging musicians.

For more about Electro-Music, access: event.electro-music.com

Art After 5Art After 5 - Philadelphia Museum of Art

Art After 5 is presented weekly by The Philadelphia Museum of Art, 26th Street & The Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Concerts performances from the jazz, world and innovative music realms run from 5pm to 8:45pm in the remarkable setting of the Museum's Great Stair Hall. There is no additional charge for performances after Museum admission. Tel: (215) 684-7506

For more on the Art After 5 series, access: www.philamuseum.org

Sellersville TheaterThe Sellersville Theater - Live Music

The Sellersville Theater is a home for arts and entertainment, and brings music, laughter and new vitality to the town of Sellersville and the region. The Sellersville Theater is located at Main & Temple Streets in Sellersville, PA. Tel: (215) 257-5808

For more about The Sellersville Theater, access: www.st94.com

KeswickKeswick Theater - Live Music

The Keswick Theatre presents a broad range of internationally acclaimed performers geared to virtually every entertainment taste and interest. Located at 291 N. Keswick Ave in Glenside, PA. Tel: (215) 572-7650

For more about the Keswick Theater, access: www.keswicktheatre.com

Tin AngelThe Tin Angel - Music Pub & Cafe

Philadelphia's Tin Angel features a wide variety of top flight national and local attractions in an intimate candle lit cafe style setting. The Tin Angel is located at 20 S. 2nd Street in Philadelphia, PA. Tel: (215) 928-0770

For more about The Tin Angel, access: www.tinangel.com

Slought FoundationThe Slought Foundation - Exhibitions Events Concerts

The Slought Foundation is a Philadelphia-based non-profit organization located at 4017 Walnut Street that broadly encourages new futures for contemporary life through public programs with internationally renowned artists and theorists. Tel: (215) 222-9050

For more about The Slought Foundation, access: www.slought.org

Mendelssohn ClubThe Mendelssohn Club

Founded in 1874 in Philadelphia The Mendelssohn Club is one of this country's oldest choruses. Their mission is to challenge, enrich, serve and fulfill its singing members and audiences through the distinctive beauty and power of its performances. Tel: (215) 735-9922

For more about The Mendelssohn Club, access: www.mcchorus.org

Philly FringePhiladelphia Live Arts Festival & Philly Fringe
Annual Performance Arts Festival

...serves as a collective home for artists bringing their work to audiences in every conceivable form - in traditional and untraditional venues using new artistic form and established ones, breaking rules or refining them. At various venues around the city in the Fall. Tel: (215) 413-1318

For more on Philadelphia Live Arts Festival & Philly Fringe, access: www.livearts-fringe.org

Whitaker CenterThe Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts

...serves as a center for scientific, artistic, cultural and educational activities. It is the first of its kind complex in the country to use science as an entry to the arts and to house science, the performing arts and IMAX cinema arts under one roof. Located at 222 Market Street in downtown Harrisburg, PA. Tel: (717) 214-ARTS

For more about The Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, access: www.whitakercenter.org

Gordon TheaterThe Gordon Theater

Part of the Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts, The Walter K. Gordon Theater is a 650-seat proscenium theater with state-of-the-art lighting, sound and video/multimedia capability, and brand-new luxurious seating with no obstructed views. Located at 3rd & Pearl Streets in Camden, NJ. Tel: (856) 225-2700

For more on The Gordon Theater, access: www.gordontheater.com

Orion SoundOrion Sound Studios - Progressive Showcases

The Baltimore Progressive Rock Showcase Series features the best in Progressive music from the mid-Atlantic region and from around the world. Along with what is more traditionally regarded as "progressive rock", the series also features Fusion, Space Rock, Ambient and other underground/indie genres. The performances are presented in the Showcase Room, an intimate space which is part of Orion Sound Studios, 2903 Whittington Ave in Baltimore, MD. Tel: (410) 646-7334

For more on Orion Sound Studios, access: www.orionsound.com

RelacheRelache - Presenting and Performing New Music

Based in Philadelphia since 1979, The Relache Ensemble is dedicated to the development and performance of music from the late 20th century. Recognized for its interpretive and technical skills, the Relache Ensemble performs works by composers from throughout the world, integrating state-of-the-art electronic and computer technologies with recent and avant-garde compositional techniques. Working directly with composers, Relache has created an extensive repertoire of works

For more on Relache, access: www.relache.org

The Philadelphia OrchestraThe Philadelphia Orchestra

The Philadelphia Orchestra performs various works of modern and classical music throughout their season in Verizon Hall at The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Broad & Spruce in Philadelphia

For more on The Philadelphia Orchestra, access: www.philorch.org

CECCommunity Education Center - Celebrating Everyone's Creativity

The Community Education Center is a non-profit, community based arts and education center whose mission is to strengthen the sense of shared community and culture among peoples of differing backgrounds and cultures through the arts. Dance and theater classes, special workshops and performance events are held at 3500 Lancaster Avenue in Philadelphia, PA. Tel: (215) 387-1911

For more on The Community Education Center, access: www.cecarts.org

Gaian MindGaian Mind - Celebrating the Dance of Life

Gaian Mind Summer Festival is four-days of open air spiritual dancing, tribal drumming, lectures and workshops, yoga, sweat lodge, swimming, feasting, relaxation, all in a sylvan sanctuary

For more on Gaian Mind Summer Festival, access: www.gaian-mind.com

R5R5 Productions

R5 Productions is a "Do It Yourself" show promotions agency whose main goal is to provide the Philadelphia area with inexpensive, friendly, all ages shows in an intimate setting (often the First Unitarian Church at 2125 Chestnut Street). Shows are done in various small to medium sized unconventional locations: churches, galleries, halls, warehouses, basements, colleges and universities

For more on R5 Productions, access: www.r5productions.com

Yoga on MainYoga on Main - Live Music

Yoga On Main is a holistic center, that provides educational opportunities, services and products which support a healthy and spiritual lifestyle. Located at 4363 Main St. in Manayunk, PA, the center occassionally hosts live concerts of World-Fusion, International and Contemporary Instrumental music. Tel: (215) 482-7877

For more on Yoga on Main, access: www.yogaonmain.com

World Cafe LiveWorld Cafe Live - Live Music

World Cafe Live opened in October 2004. Two concert stages make up the venue, the main stage, "Downstairs Live", holds up to 700 people for ticket-only concerts while "Upstairs Live", offering dinner and drinks, can handle about 100 people and presents almost daily free performances. WCL licenses the name of WXPN's nationally syndicated "World Cafe" program for the venue, and though it shares building space with the radio station, located at 3025 Walnut St. in Philadelphia, they operate independently. Tel: (215) 222-1400

For more on World Cafe Live, access: www.worldcafelive.com

TLATheater of the Living Arts

An intimate theater with an open floor plan, the Theater of the Living Arts hosts a range of touring national acts at 334 South Street in Philadelphia, PA Tel: (215) 922-1011

For more on the Theater of the Living Arts, access: http://www.TheaterOfLivingArts.net

Prince Music TheaterPrince Music Theater - New Music Theater

Presenting innovative works in cinema, theater, performance art and music. Located at 1412 Chestnut Street in Philadelphia, PA

For more on the Prince Music Theater, access: www.princemusictheater.org

Allens Lane Art CenterAllens Lane Art Center - Living Together Through the Arts

The Allens Lane Art Center brings together the residents of the Mt. Airy neighborhood of Philadelphia to participate in and enjoy the arts. Residing in a former carriage house on seven acres in beautiful Fairmount Park, the center offers a variety of programs including alternative plays, visual and performing arts classes, local artist exhibitions and more. Located at Allens Lane & McCallum Street in Philadelphia, PA. Tel: (215) 248-0546

For more on The Allens Lane Art Center, access: www.allenslane.org

Sonic CircuitsSonic Circuits - Experimental Music Festival

Sonic Circuits is a Washington DC area promoter for experimental music seeking to expose audiences to cutting edge contemporary music that defies genres. Website includes info on performers, venues and tickets

For more on Sonic Circuits, access: dc-soniccircuits.org

Ricochet DreamRicochet Dream - Annual Fan Based Gathering

A unique yearly event held in exotic places that allows electronic music fans to co-mingle and collaborate with musicians. The event title references concert, song and/or album titles of EM pioneers Tangerine Dream and allows fans and musicians to live in a communal setting for a few days to create and enjoy electronic music

For more on Ricochet Dream, access: www.ricochetdream.com

The Gathering RoomThe Gathering Room - Home Concerts

A concert series held in the intimate setting of overtone singer Jim Cole's home in Glastonbury, CT, The Gathering Room presents artists in the Ambient, Space and World-Fusion genres. Reservations required

For more on The Gathering Room, access: www.spectralvoices.com/gatheringroom.htm

Ambicon2013AMBIcon 2013 - Music From the Hearts of Space

AMBIcon 2013 is a weekend event hosted by Music From the Hearts of Space and organized around four live surround-sound concerts featuring eight core Hearts of Space artists: David Darling, Stephan Micus, Jeff Pearce, Robert Rich, Steve Roach, Michael Stearns, Stellamara and Tim Story. AMBIcon 2013 takes place 3 - 5 May 2013 at the Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center near Sam Rafael, CA

For more on AMBIcon 2013, access: www.hos.com/#ambicon2013

E-LiveE-Live - The Netherlands

The annual E-Live one-day festival of electronic music will be held each Autumn in Eindhoven, The Netherlands

For more on E-Live, access: www.groove.nl/elive.html

AwakeningsAwakenings - England

Awakenings is a series of live events showcasing new and established acts in the fields of ambient and electronic music

For more on Awakenings, access: www.ambientlive.com/awakenings

The Ambient PingThe Ambient Ping - Toronto

The Ambient Ping is a series featuring live performances by artists in the genre of chillout, ambient, space and experimental drift. Events are held in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada

For more on The Ambient Ping, access: www.theambientping.com

Different SkiesDifferent Skies - Annual Festival

Different Skies is an electronic Spacemusic festival as well as a workshop for artists in these and related experimental music genres. Held annually in Arcosanti, Arizona

For more on Different Skies, access: www.differentskies.com

Lanzarote FestivalVisual Music Festival of Lanzarote - Canary Islands Spain

The Visual Music Festival of Lanzarote is an annual international new music event. Every Autumn, two spectacular volcanic lava "bubbles" are converted into performance spaces

For more on the Visual Music Festival of Lanzarote, access:
www.lanzarote.com/musica_visual/index-in.html

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