Jun
2
7:30 PM19:30

Wounded Humans & Lyle Hopkins

Wounded Humans is an Okanagan based improvised noise duo consisting of Björn van Haalen (guitar & electronics) and David Ben Yellowitz (guitar & electronics). Joining them from Vancouver, B.C. is musician and composer Lyle Hopkins.

Record aficionado Andy Moorhouse will also be spinning a specially curated DJ set of French-pop, film soundtracks, funk, kraut, and r&b. 

Admission is PWYC.

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Mar
31
7:00 PM19:00

Sounding the Infinite: An Evening of Music and Aboriginal Art

The Museum of Anthropology presents an evening of art appreciation and musical performance, combining MOA’s Marking the Infinite: Contemporary Women Artists From Aboriginal Australia exhibit with a seven-piece ensemble featuring Mike WT Allen (baritone saxophone), Meredith Bates (violin), Nik Focht (percussion), Lyle Hopkins (double bass), Franki Lemon (cello), Genevieve Mackay (viola), and Alex Morison (guitar).

Program Schedule:
7 pm – Private guided tour
8 pm – Drinks and light refreshments
9 pm – Musical Performance

Admission:
General $42
UBC Students/Staff/Faculty/MOA Members/Indigenous Peoples $35

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Mar
28
8:00 PM20:00

TL;DR + Björn van Haalen

The Toast Collective presents an evening of creative music featuring performances by TL;DR, Björn van Haalen, and The Giving Shapes.

TL;DR is an improvised electronic music duo featuring Ridley Bishop (no-input mixer) and Lyle Hopkins (laptop). Joining them from Vernon, B.C. is visual artist and improviser Björn van Haalen (guitar & electronics). Featuring performances by The Giving Shapes.

Admission is $5-10.

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Feb
15
7:30 PM19:30

At Least We Tried #3: Co-dependance

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At Least We Tried is a variety show series curated by Shera Kelly, Sam MacKinnon, and Natalie Ramsay. This iteration features artists Ital Blue, Lyle Hopkins, Shera Kelly, Sam MacKinnon, Simon Massey, Julia Pileggi, Angelica Pohveherskie, Jess Vaira, and Sophia Xiang.

Admission is free.

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Jan
23
6:30 PM18:30

Lyle Hopkins & Friends

8EAST presents an evening of contemporary improvised music featuring performances by members of the 8EAST collective and the Lyle Hopkins Ensemble.

Program:
Set One - Duos featuring Vivian Houle (voice) and Torsten Muller (double bass); Peggy Lee (cello) and Lisa Cay Miller (piano)
Set Two - Skye Brooks (drum set), Marina Hasselberg (cello), François Houle (clarinet), Lyle Hopkins (double bass), and Ron Samworth (guitar).

Admission is $10-20.

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Jan
19
7:00 PM19:00

Sounding the Infinite: An Evening of Music and Aboriginal Art

The Museum of Anthropology presents an evening of art appreciation and musical performance, combining MOA’s Marking the Infinite: Contemporary Women Artists From Aboriginal Australia exhibit with a seven-piece ensemble featuring Mike WT Allen (baritone saxophone), Meredith Bates (violin), Nik Focht (percussion), Lyle Hopkins (double bass), Franki Lemon (cello), Genevieve Mackay (viola), and Alex Morison (guitar).

Program Schedule:
7 pm – Private guided tour
8 pm – Drinks and light refreshments
9 pm – Musical Performance

Admission:
General $42
UBC Students/Staff/Faculty/MOA Members/Indigenous Peoples $35

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Jan
13
1:00 PM13:00

John Cage's Musicircus

In collaboration with the Blueridge Chamber Music Society, The Polygon Gallery will be staging a performance of John Cage’s Musicircus. The piece brings numerous musicians and performers together within the Gallery over the course of one afternoon.

Admission by donation.

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Oct
29
8:00 PM20:00

Hildegard's Ghost

Composer and pianist Róisín Adams presents eclectic compositions for small ensemble. Adams is joined by Skye Brooks (drum set), Lyle Hopkins (double bass), and Elisa Thorn (harp). Featuring performances by Matt Bachmann (New York) and Kevin Romain.

Admission is $10.

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Apr
29
8:00 PM20:00

Woodstockhausen 2018

Woodstockhausen 2018 showcases scores that use creative or intuitive approaches to music notation, such as improvised pieces, graphic scores, prose scores, stopwatch pieces, etc. This year's festival features works by John Cage, Giorgio Magnanensi, and Lyle Hopkins, among others.

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Nov
9
8:30 PM20:30

Trading Places: Un Échange d'Improvisateurs Montréal/Vancouver

As part of the 2018 Trading Places: Un Échange d'Improvisateurs Montréal/Vancouver residency, Merge presents an evening of imrpovised music.

Set One: Róisín Adams (piano), Lyle Hopkins (double bass), and Kevin Romain (drum set)

Set Two: Meredith Bates (violin), Ellwood Epps (trumpet), Vicky Mettler (guitar), and Lisa Cay Miller (piano)

Admission is $10.

Trading Places: Un'échance d'Improvisateurs Montréal-Vancouver is a vibrant residency program that takes place in two of Canada's foremost centres of improvised music. Multiple presenters from Montréal and Vancouver curate in collaboration, providing emerging and established musicians support for their artistic practice and opportunities for growth through cultural exchange, placing talent in agreement with opportunity.

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Aug
19
8:00 PM20:00

Tony Glausi CD Release

Award-winning jazz trumpeter and composer Tony Glausi comes to Vancouver for an evening of contemporary jazz from his new record, Bad Boy (Live at The Jazz Station). The concert features Bernie Arai (drum set), David Blake (guitar), Lyle Hopkins (double bass), and John Nicholson (tenor saxophone).

Admission is $15.

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Jul
29
8:00 PM20:00

HoHa 1: Hasselberg / Lewis Duo and Blake / Hopkins / Hong Trio

An evening of classical and jazz music. This event is part of the HoHa concert series curated by Marina Hasselberg and Lyle Hopkins.

Set One: Marina Hasselberg (cello) and Cathy Fern Lewis (voice)

Set Two: David Blake (guitar), Mili Hong (drum set), Lyle Hopkins (double bass)

HoHa is a concert series that connects various musical disciplines and communities through live performance. Each program features a juxtaposition of ensembles and musical style, culminating in an evening of music and conversation at Vancouver’s historic Dominion Building.

Admission:
General $25
Student/Artist $20

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