June 12 - 18, 2006


Monday June 12
Be Your Own PET, Whirlwind Heat, Peachcake - Knitting Factory Main Space $12/$12
Zappa plays Zappa: Dweezil Zappa, Steve Vai, Terry Bozzio, Napoleon Murphy Brock – Beacon Theater $40
Buzzcocks, The Adored, The Choke - Irving Plaza $20
CINC: Ken Vandermark, Paul Lytton, Philipp Wachsmann – Tonic $15
Only Son, Lucas Crane Vs Nonhorse, Picastro, Jesse Sparhawk – Cake Shop $6
Reverend Vince and His Love Choir - Black Betty FREE
The Roulette Sisters - Barbes

The Starlight Mints, dios (malos), The Octopus Project - Bowery Ballroom $13/$15

Tuesday June 13
Bronx is Burning, Sin Destroyers - Black Betty FREE
Eels, Smoosh - World Financial Center Plaza FREE
Eystek, Picastro, Bird Names, Corridors – Cake Shop ( $6
Jim Pugliese's "And Then There Was Song" – The Stone 10 PM $10
Lotte Anker, Sylvie Courvoisier & Ikue Mori – Tonic 10 PM $10
Radiohead , The Black Keys - Madison Square Garden Theater $54
Slavic Soul Party - Barbes $10
Sonic Youth, Tall Firs - CBGB $25
Tiptons Sax Quartet – Tonic 8 PM $10
Zeena Parkins – The Stone 8 PM $10

Wednesday June 14
Arctic Monkeys, We Are Scientists -Roseland Ballroom $25
Bellmer Dolls, Woman, United States - Union Pool (
Club d'Elf with John Medeski – Tonic 10 PM and MIDNIGHT $12/$15
Forward, Russia!, Holy Fuck, The Rinse - Mercury Lounge $12
Ministry, Revolting Cocks – BB King Blues Club $45
O'Death - Pete's Candy Store FREE
Princess Superstar, DJ Alexander Technique, the Ones - Happy Valley
Radiohead , The Black Keys - Madison Square Garden Theater $54
Ralph Stanley - Rockefeller Park
Rufus Wainwright – Carnegie Hall $45
Shelley Hirsch – The Stone 10 PM $10
Shoko Nagai’s Ephemeral – The Stone 8 PM $10
Skullening – Goodbye Blue Monday
Tetuzi Akiyama, Loren Connors Duo plus Tetuzi Akiyama Solo – Tonic 8 PM $10
Trachtenburg Family Slideshow Players - Mo Pitkins $15

VisionFest2006 : 07:00 Sam Rivers' Rivbea Orchestra: Sam Rivers (tenor and soprano saxophone, flute, piano, voice, compositions), Doug Mathews (bass), Anthony Cole (drums), Brian Mackie (bari saxophone), Daniel Jordan (alto saxophone), Chris Charles (alto saxophone), Jeff Rupert (tenor saxophone), David Pate (tenor saxophone), Mike Iapichino (trumpet), Tom Parmerter (trumpet), Brian Scanlon (trumpet), Dave Jones (trumpet), Keith Oshiro (trombone), David Sheffield (trombone), Joe King (trombone), Joshua Parsons (tuba)
08:30 Grachan Moncur III Quartet: Grachan Moncur III (tmb), Calvin Hill (bs), Noriko Kamo (pno), Richard Pearson (dr); Special Guests: Khan Jamal (vibes) and Byard Lancaster (tnr sax)
09:30 Warren Smith Ensemble: Warren Smith (dr) Andrew Lamb (tnr sax, flute), Roy Campbell (trpt), Jaribu Shahid (bs), Howard Johnson (tuba)
10:30 Sam Rivers Trio: Sam Rivers (tenor, alto & soprano sax, piano, flute), Doug Mathews (bass, bass clarinet), Anthony Cole (percussion, tenor sax, piano)

Thursday June 15
A Place to Bury Strangers, Kill The Lights, Land of Talk - Union Pool $7 FREE
Chinese Stars, Vaz, Shy Child - Club Midway $7
Country Teasers, Excepter, Pterodactyl - Tonic 10PM $8
David Watson Collective Improvisation – The Stone 10 PM $10
Joey Baron – The Stone 8 PM $10
Maceo Parker – Prospect Park Bandshell FREE
Milena Mepris plus Eskimobot vs. the Invisibles – Tonic 8 PM$8
Nu Jazz Today! Charlie Hunter & Bobby Previte with special guests Elliott Sharp as Groundtruther, Matthew Shipp, Nils Petter Molvaer, Sex Mob. – Central Park Summer Stage FREE
Skeletons and the Kings of All Cities, Emergency Party, Bring Back the Guns – Cake Shop $6
Special Guests, Proton Proton, Unisex Salon, The Prix - The Delancey FREE
The Bottle Rockets, Bobby Bare Jr - Maxwell's $10
The Juan Maclean - Rocks Off Concert Cruises $25/$30
The Shorebirds, West - Trash $6

07:00 Paul Rutherford (tmb), Torsten Muller (bs), Dylan van der Schyff (dr)
08:00 Coltrane Tribute Band: Roy Campbell (trpt), Louis Belogenis (rds), Andrew Bemkey (pno), Reggie Workman (bs), Rashied Ali (dr) plus Steve Dalachinsky (poet)
09:00 Maria Naidu (dance), Dennis Gonzalez (trumpet)
09:30 Day & Taxi: Christoph Gallio (sop sax), Christian Weber (bs), Michael Griener (dr)
10:30 Bill Dixon (trpt), George Lewis (tmb, elec): Videosonic ProjectionsAngel Orensanz Foundation Center for the Arts (172 Norfolk Street)

Friday June 16
Awesome Color Record Release with Bad Party and Mothus – Cake Shop $6
Band of Horses – Bowery Ballroom
Chuck Berry – BB King Blues Club $90
Chuck Bettis – The Stone 10 PM $10
Country Teasers, Young People, Magik Markers, Lambsbread, S-S-S-Spectres - Syrup Room
David Linton’s StereOptiCon – The Stone 8 PM $10
English Beat, Fear Nuttin - Canal Room $27/$30
Folklore Urbano – Tonic 10:30 PM $12
Hello Nurse, The Walkup Club Midway $5
'JVC Jazz Festival': Ornette Coleman Quartet - Carnegie Hall $30 - $75
KAPOW!, My Teenage Stride, The Reverse, The Shondes - Northsix $10
Matt & Kim, Hawnay Troof, Big Digits & the Serperxed (Casual Rob from Bad Whaste) – 718 BRKLYN Diner
Melanie - Cutting Room $35
Morricone Youth - Knitting Factory $10
Nine Inch Nails, Bauhaus, Peaches – Continental Airlines Arena $30-$50
Robin Eubanks' EB3 – Tonic 9 PM $12
Slayer, Lamb of God, Mastodon, Children of Bodom – Contental Airlines Arena $41
TK Webb, Pure Horsehair, Robbie Lee - Brooklyn Fireproof $5
Tiempo Libre, Javier Garcia, Cuban Cowboys – Prospect Park Bandshell
Trio BraamDeJoodeVatcher - Tonic 7:30 PM $8

VisionFest2006: 05:00 PANEL DISCUSSION - NYC Community Based Organizing: What's Wrong in Gotham?
07:00 Donald Byrd Spectrum Dance Theater featuring Danielle Wilkins and Julia Wilkins dance and Hamid Drake percussion
07:30 Bindu: Hamid Drake (dr), Sabir Mateen (rds), Daniel Carter (rds, trpt), Greg Ward (alto sax), Ernest Dawkins (tnr sax)
08:30 Rob Brown Quartet: Rob Brown (alto sax), Craig Taborn (pno), William Parker (bs), Gerald Cleaver (dr)
09:30 Billy Bang Quintet: Billy Bang (vln), James Zollar (trpt), Andrew Bemkey (pno), Todd Nicholson (bs), Newman Taylor Baker (dr)
10:30 Henry Grimes (bs), Sekou Sundiata (poet)
12:00 Vision Festival / present: VISION FESTIVAL XI AFTERPARTY at Mo Pitkins House of Satisfaction (34 Avenue A btwn 2nd & 3rd Streets) Featuring a performance by Dennis Gonzalez' Yells At Eels: Dennis Gonzalez (tpt), Aaron Gonzalez (bs), Stefan Gonzalez (dr) + many special Vision guests. $5 with Friday night Vision Festival hand stamp, $10 all others

Saturday June 17
Band of Horses – Maxwell’s $13
Beirut - Soundfix Records
Dave Deporis plus Edison Woods – Tonic 8PM$8
Denison Witmer, Scott Windsor - Northsix $10
English Beat, Fear Nuttin - Canal Room $27/$30
From B to Z Episode VII: Zs, Electroputas, Lake, Vizusa, Legend, Meridoth Arena, Motion by Skint, B-Keepers, Tres, Zebrablood - Cake Shop $6 (
Laurie Anderson, Chirgilchin – Prospect Park Bandshell FREE
Magik Markers, Lambsbread - Tonic 11 PM $8
Marina Rosenfeld – The Stone 10 PM $10
Melanie - Cutting Room $35
Mr. Lif, Cage EL-P - Bowery Ballroom $15/$17
Nine Inch Nails, Bauhaus, Peaches – Jones Beach $29.50
Perry Mann's Exotic Erotic Ball: Eric McFadden with George Clinton, Casanova Male Dancers, Thomas Dolby, Time Warp, Tera Patrick, Dark Garden, Rick's Cabaret Dancers, Casanova Male Dancers, Revenge of Paco Erotic, Violet Blue, King Norris, Tyler Fyre, Porcelain Twinz, Rebecca and Rubber Doll, Lust Designs, Torture King, Suzy Ming, Naughty School Girls, Tommy Lee and DJ Aero – Pier 94
Saturday Looks Good To Me, Mobius Band, Human Television, Meneguar - East River Ampitheater FREE
Services (ex Flux Information Sciences), My Best Fiend, Fires - Galapagos $8
Soft Circle, Samita Sinha - Brooklyn Fireproof $10
Susie Ibarra Trio – The Stone 8 PM $10
The Slackers, Les Sans Culottes, Slavic Soul Party - The Hook $12

Vision Fest 2006:
01:00 Ras And The Music Now Unit: Ras Moshe (rds), Matt Lavelle (trpt, bs clarinet), Tor Yochai Snyder (gtr), Matt Heyner (bs), Todd Nicholson (bs), Jackson Krall (dr)
02:00 Yusuke Yamamoto Duo with Ben Monder: Yusuke Yamamoto (vibes, perc, electronics), Ben Monder (gtr)
03:00 Matana Roberts' Mississippi Moonchile: Matana Roberts (rds), Matt Bauder (tnr sax), Thomson Kneeland (bs), Tomas Fujiwara (dr), Tyshawn Sorey (pno)
04:00 Lafayette Gilchrist (pno) / Hamid Drake (dr)

05:00 PANEL DISCUSSION - New Orleans 2006: Understanding and responding
07:00 Slammin' The Infinite: Steve Swell (tmb), Sabir Mateen (rds), Matthew Heyner (bs), Klaus Kugel (dr), John Blum (pno)
08:00 Roscoe Mitchell Quartet: Roscoe Mitchell (rds), Corey Wilkes (trpt), Harrison Bankhead (bs), Vincent Davis (dr)
09:00 Joe Morris (gtr), Barre Phillips (bs)
10:00 Jason Kao Hwang's Edge: Jason Kao Hwang (vln), Taylor Ho Bynum (cornet), Ken Filiano (bs), Andrew Drury (dr)
11:00 By Any Means: Charles Gayle (tnr sax), William Parker (bs), Rashied Ali (dr)

Sunday June 18
Anthony Coleman – The Stone 10 PM $10
Blue Cheer, Dead Meadow - Maxwell's $15
Brandon Ross' Blazing Beauty – Tonic $10
Fairport Convention – Joe’s Pub $25
Ned Rothenberg's Sync with Strings – The Stone 8 PM $10

White Mice, Be Bad, Gilbert Switzer, The Fugue - Cake Shop $6
Zs, Child Abuse, Skeletons, Kings of All Cities – TBA (

03:00 PANEL DISCUSSION - Artist-Organized Presentations in Jazz: 1970 to 2006 and Beyond
05:00 Miya Masaoka (koto, electronics), Silvie Courvoisier (pno), Peggy Lee (cello)
06:00 Kidd Jordan (tnr sax), Joel Futterman (pno), William Parker (bs), Alvin Fielder (dr)
07:00 Patricia Nicholson (dance), Hamid Drake (perc), William Parker (bs and sintir), Jo Wood Brown (visual artist)
08:00 Whit Dickey Trio: Whit Dickey (dr), Daniel Levin (cello), Matt Moran (vibes)
09:00 David S. Ware Quartet (Final US Performance): David S. Ware (tnr sax), Matthew Shipp (pno), William Parker (bs), Guillermo E.Brown (dr)


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