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Event Archive - Mats Gustafsson, Drouin/Olsen

Mon. June 24th 2019 - Mon. June 24th 2019 Copper Owl (No Minors)
$15adv / $20door
the fifty fifty arts collective presents Mats Gustafsson in a special solo concert with guests Drouin/Olsen

Date: June 24 2019
Location: The Copper Owl
Time: Doors 8pm
$15adv / $20door

- Cutting-edge saxophonist/improviser/composer Mats Gustafsson is at the forefront of international improv, noise, contemporary rock, and free jazz scenes. Whether through his enveloping, fire-breathing solo shows, longtime projects like The Thing,Fire!, or collaborations with a who’s who of experimenters such as Sonic Youth, Merzbow, Jim O´Rourke, Otomo Yoshihide, and Peter Brötzmann, the Swedish-born innovator is a broad-ranging creative powerhouse -
Over 1800 concerts and over 200 record productions in Europe, Australia, Africa, North & South America and Asia.
Collaborations with contemporary dance, theatre, art, poetry as well as projects with noise, electronica, contemporary rock and free jazz.
Discaholic – running the discaholic corner website as well as

DROUIN/OLSEN is an avant-garde sound project focused on quiet volumes, silence, and the interaction of delicate, improvised sounds drawn from amplified gestures and electrical tones. A collaboration started in 2001 between Victoria, BC artists Jamie Drouin and Lance Austin Olsen, DROUIN/OLSEN is widely respected by international audiences and music reviewers.

Artist Honorariums for this show are generously supplied by Feed the Arts in the CRD


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