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celebrate alternate tunings, invented instruments & new music

 
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what's between the two keys on a piano?

Wonder leads to explorations, and eventual discoveries. Thingamajigs is a community of such explorers who work with found materials and alternate tuning systems to discover new sounds, and to make new music.

 

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19th ANNUAL MUSIC FOR PEOPLE & THINGAMAJIGS FESTIVAL

Oct 1 | Oct 8 | Oct 16, 2016

 
 
 

Continuum - Weekend 1                                                   Featuring Long Tone Choir & InkBoat

14-hour durational performance and exhibition of large-scale multimedia works, based on 1000 poems written by Stephen Ratcliffe. read more...

 

Alt-tuned Rock - Weekend 2                                                              

Head to Berkeley for a night of loud, provocative rock. Psychedelia in alternate tuning is the experience you look out for this weekend. read more...

 

Play Hear [Market Street Prototyping Festival]Weekend 2

Collaborate musically with friends and strangers in an invented, hands-on orchestra space on Market Street corridor.

 

A tribute to Lou Harrison - Weekend 3

Meet the legendary percussionist William Winant, as he performs a piece inspired by the work of Lou Harrison, and kicks off a year-long celebration of the great composer's centennial birth anniversary. read more... 

October 1, 2016
Sunrise to Sunset

Mare Island Preserve     1595 Railroad Ave             Vallejo, CA

 

 

October 8, 2016
8pm

BERKELEY ARTS
2133 UNIVERSITY AVE
BerKELEY                                                                  

 

 

October 6-8, 2016
12pm & 5pm

MARKET STREET CORRIDOR                           SAN FRANCISCO, CA

 

 

October 16, 2016
3pm

Sole Space                       1714 Telegraph Ave Oakland, CA

 

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