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The Outback, Australia

Aboriginal family social grounds.

Also from Will:
Album cover for 'Native Lands'
CD+DVD Album: "Native Lands"
 
 
 
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Living Colour's
Latest Release:
Album cover for 'The Chair In The Doorway'
CD Album: "The Chair in the Doorway"
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2011 Archive




Will Calhoun — Native Lands CD/DVD will be in record stores
nationally (available on the Half Note Label) on June 28.

Click here to order.



As always, please make sure to check with the local venues to confirm show dates and details!




Will performs with Master Malian Musicians at the 2011 Daoulaba Festival, in Mali

The fifth annual Daoulaba Festival is a showcase for contemporary art, fashion, design, music and dance.

Info: (+223) 79 27 71 41

Check out the Daoulaba Website and Facebook page for additional details and to confirm times.





Friday to Sunday, November 25, 26, and 27, 2011

Will performs with Ronnie Laws/Tom Browne Super Group

Ronnie Laws - Sax
Tom Brown - Trumpet
Will Calhoun - Drums
Dinky Bingham - Keys
TM Stevens - Bass

Iridium Jazz Club
1650 Broadway
(between 50th St & 51st St)
New York, NY 10019

Info: (212) 582-2121

Set Times: 8pm and 10pm
Admission: $32.50, plus $10 minimum per person for food and beverage
Tickets may be purchased through TicketWeb.

Check out the Iridium Jazz Club site for additional details and to confirm times.

Monday, November 5, 2011

Will Calhoun and Band to perform at annual Sleepless Night Miami Beach

Sleepless Night Miami Beach is a free 13-hour showcase of events, performances, and exhibitions at more than 80 venues citywide. Join Will as he leads an ensemble of the finest New York City jazz musicians.

Will Calhoun - Drums, Electronic/Indigenous percussion, and Flutes
John Benitez - Bass
David Gilmore - Guitar

9pm

ExoStage at SoundScape Park
500 17 Street
(between Pennsylvania Ave and Washington Ave)
Miami Beach, Florida 33139

Info: (305) 673-7575

Admission is free

Check out the Sleepless Night Miami Beach site for additional details.



Saturday - Monday, October 22 - 24, 2011

Will Calhoun's Native Lands Trio Tours Poland

Will Calhoun - Drums, Electronic/Indigenous percussion, and Flutes
Earl Travis - Bass
Marc Carey - Piano/Keyboard


Saturday, October 22, 2011
  • 10:00 - Will judges a drumming contest at the National Music School in Opole
  • 17:00 - Will conducts a workshop at the Bajka Stage - Amok Cinema in Gliwice
    (Telephone for info: 48 32 231 38 55)
  • 19:00 - The Will Calhoun Trio performs at the Bajka Stage - Amok Cinema in Gliwice
    (Telephone for info: 48 32 231 38 55)
For more information see the International Percussion Festival (Drum Fest Miedzynarodowy Festiwal Perkusyjny) Website

Sunday, October 23, 2011
  • In the evening: Will conducts a workshop at the National Higher Technical School's Concert Hall in Nysa.
    (Telephone for info: 48 77 435 28 78)
  • In the evening: The Will Calhoun Trio performs at the National Higher Technical School's Concert Hall in Nysa
    (Telephone for info: 48 77 435 28 78)
Monday, October 24, 2011




Saturday, September 29, 2011

Will joins other legendary drummers for grand opening of Vic's Drum Shop in Chicago

11am - 6pm

Vic's Drum Shop
345 N. Loomis
Chicago, IL 60607

Info: (312) 770-1200

Check out the Vic's Drum Shop Website for additional details and to confirm times.



Sunday, September 25, 2011

Will Calhoun's Native Lands Trio at The Uptown Tea Series

Will Calhoun - Drums, Electronic/Indigenous percussion, and Flutes
Earl Travis - Bass
Marc Carey - Piano/Keyboard

A selection of photos from Will's travels in Africa will also be on display.

Dwyer Cultural Center
258 St. Nicholas Avenue
(at 123rd Street, entrance on 123rd St.)
New York, NY 10027

Info: (212) 222-3060

Set time is 2pm
Tickets may be purchased through SmartTix.
Check out the Harlem One Stop site for additional details.



Monday, September 19, 2011

Will performs with Oumou Sangare during the 2011 South-South Awards

The South-South Awards honors heads of state, celebrities and private sector leaders who advance women and children's health through information and communication technologies.

This private event will be held at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York, New York.

Check out the South-South Awards site for general information and live satellite broadcast details.

Back2Black Festival flyer, Will performs with Oumou Sangare on August 27, 2011
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Saturday, August 27, 2011

Will performs on tour with Oumou Sangare at the Back2Black Festival in Rio de Janeiro

Back2Black Festival
at Estação Leopoldina (Leopoldina Station)
Avenida Francisco Bicalho (Francisco Bicalho Avenue)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Show time (Oumou Sangare) is 20:45 to 21:45 hrs
Check out the Back2Black Festival site for additional details.


Jazzmobile flyer announcing Will Calhoun's performance
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Thursday, August 18, 2011

Will Calhoun's Native Lands Trio at NYC Summer Jazzmobile

Will Calhoun - Drums, Electronic/Indigenous percussion, and Flutes
Robert Rodriguez - Keyboards
John Benitez - Bass

Morningside Park
Morningside Drive & West 113th St (Upper Level)
Harlem, NY

Set time is 7pm
Check out the Jazzmobile site for additional details.

 
Saturday, August 13th, 2011

Will performs with Sussan Deyhim & Special Guests
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Will performs with Sussan Deyhim & Special Guests

Join Will as he performs with vocalist/composer Sussan Deyhim, along with Richard Horowitz, Mitch Forman, Erik Klerks, Sohrab Pournazeri, Greg Ellis, and Mohsen Namjoos.

at Downtown LA California Plaza
350 S. Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90071

Show Time: 8pm
Check out the Grand Performances site for additional details.



2011 Tour Dates with Oumou Sangare

Sat 08/27 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil @ Back2Black Festival/Estação Leopoldina (Leopoldina Station)
Fri 07/22 - Montreal, Quebec @ Nuits Africa Festival
Sat 07/23 - Ketonah, NY @ Caramoor Center for Music and Arts/Venetian Theatre
Mon 07/25 - Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club
Wed 07/27 - New York, NY @ City Winery
Fri 07/29 - Brooklyn, NY @ Prospect Park/Celebrate Brooklyn, Show time is 8:30pm
Sat 07/30 - Brownfield, ME @ Stone Mountain

Please check with local venues to confirm show dates and details.



Saturday, July 9, 2011

Will Calhoun's Native Lands Trio performance:

Will Calhoun - drums, electronic/indigenous percussion, and flutes
Earl Travis - Bass
Marc Cary - Piano/Keyboard

at Chico's House of Jazz, the Jersey shore's newest, hippest Jazz club.

Located at the Shoppes at the Arcade
631 Lake Ave.
Asbury Park, NJ 07712
732-774-JAZZ(5299)

Set time is 9:30pm
Tickets are $10
Check out the Chico's House of Jazz site for additional details.



2011 Stone Raiders European Tour Dates

Stone Raiders
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Video of Stone Raiders at Village / Habach, Germany - June 7, 2011 Video of Stone Raiders at Village / Habach, Germany
- June 7, 2011
Stone Raiders are:
Jean-Paul Bourelly - Guitar and Vocals
Darryl Jones - Bass
Will Calhoun - Drums

Also check out the
Stone Raiders Facebook page!

Fri 06/03 - Stuttgart, Germany @ Bix
Sat 06/04 - Bern, Switzerland @ Tells Saal
Mon 06/06 - Salzburg, Austria @ Rockhouse
Tues 06/07 - Habach, Germany @ Village
Wed 06/08 - Hannover, Germany @ Jazz Club
Thu 06/09 - Essen, Germany @ Zeche Carl
Fri 06/10 - Münster, Germany @ Hot Jazz Club
Sat 06/11 - Dresden, Germany @ Tante Ju
Sun 06/12 - Berlin, Germany @ Quasimodo
Mon 06/13 - Halle, Germany @ Objekt 5
Tue 06/14 - Erfurt, Germany @ Museumskeller
Thu 06/16 - Dornbirn, Austria @ Conrad Sohm
Fri 06/17 - Ried, Austria @ KiK
Sun 06/19 - Meran, Italy @ Gompnalm
Mon 06/20 - Vienna, Austria @ Porgy
Wed 06/22 - Völkermarkt, Austria @ Step
Thu 06/23 - Graz, Austria @ Orpheum
Fri 06/24 - Lienz, Austria @ Autohaus
Sat 06/25 - Udine, Italy @ Festival
Sun 06/26 - Maribor, Slovenia @ Lent Fest
Fri 07/01 - Moscow, Russia @ Forte Club
Sat 07/02 - Perm, Russia @ Movement Festival

Please check with local venues to confirm show dates and details.



2011 Living Colour "Experience Hendrix Tour" Spring Dates

Fri 5/20 - Las Vegas, NV @ Hilton Theatre, Las Vegas Hilton
Sun 5/22 - Dana Point, CA @ Doheny Blues Festival
Mon 5/23 - Mesa, AZ @ Mesa Arts Center
Tue 5/24 - Tucson, AZ @ AVA Amphitheatre, Casino del Sol
Thu 5/26 - Santa Rosa, CA @ Wells Fargo Performing Arts Center (SOLD OUT)
Fri 5/27 - Reno, NV @ Grand Theatre, Grand Sierra Resort & Casino
Sat 5/28 - Santa Cruz, CA @ Santa Cruz Blues Festival
Sun 5/29 - Avila Beach, CA @ Avila Beach Blues Festival

Please check with local venues to confirm show dates and details.



Sunday, May 1, 2011

Will performs in KPFK Benefit Awards Series Honoring Jazz Legend Billy Higgins

Catalina Bar and Grill
6725 West Sunset Blvd.
Hollywood, California 90028

VIP reception is at 5:30pm, Musical Tribute is at 7p.m.
$75 General Admission, $125 Admission and VIP Reception

Check out the AKPFK Hero Awards page for more information.



Saturday, April 30, 2011

Will Calhoun Interviews Bernie Worrell at ASCAP EXPO in Los Angeles

The ASCAP "I Create Music" EXPO will take place April 28-30, 2011 at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles, CA. The "Master Session with Bernie Worrell Interviewed by Will Calhoun" will be held on Saturday, April 30 from 11:45am to 1:00pm in Hollywood Ballroom 1 on the 2nd Floor (Mezzanine) of the hotel.

Visit the ASCAP EXPO site for more information.



Saturday, April 30, 2011

Will Calhoun Interviws Bernie Worrell at ASCAP EXPO in Los Angeles

The ASCAP "I Create Music" EXPO will take place April 28-30, 2011 at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles, CA. The "Master Session with Bernie Worrell Interviewed by Will Calhoun" will be held on Saturday, April 30 from 11:45am to 1:00pm in Hollywood Ballroom 1 on the 2nd Floor (Mezzanine) of the hotel.

Visit the ASCAP EXPO site for more information.



Friday, April 1, 2011

Will Calhoun's Native Lands Experience featuring special guest Ronnie Laws

Will Calhoun - Drums, Loops, Samples, Indigenous/Electronic Percussion
Victor Bailey - Bass
Dave Gilmore - Guitar

With special guest Ronnie Laws - Sax

Appearing at:

Anthology
1337 India Street
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 595-0300

Set time is 7:30pm
Tickets are $15 - $46

Check out the Anthology site for additional details.



Thursday, March 31, 2011

Will Calhoun's Native Lands Experience featuring special guest Bennie Maupin

Will Calhoun - Drums
David Gilmore - Guitar
Victor Bailey - Bass

With special guest Bennie Maupin - Sax

Appearing at:

Yoshi's Oakland Jazz Club
510 Embarcadero West
Jack London Square
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 238-9200

Set times are 8pm and 10pm
Tickets are $24 and $12 respectively

Check out the Yoshi's site for additional details.



Thursday, March 17 and Saturday, March 19, 2011

Will plays Afro Jazz and Funky Blues Fusion with Francis Mbappe

Francis Mbappe - Bass/Vocals
Will Calhoun - Drums/Perc
Richard Pardon - Guitar

Appearing at:

SXSW (South by Southwest)
Austin, TX
(512) 467-7979

Set times:
  • Thursday, March 17 at 8pm
    Elephant Room
  • Saturday, March 19 at 7pm
    Embassy Suites Hotel
Check out the SXSW Website site for additional details.



Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Will Calhoun's Native Lands Trio performance:

Will Calhoun - Drums, Indigenous Percussion, Electronics, Samples, Flutes
Marc Cary - Keyboard, Piano, Samples, Loops
Earl Travis - Electric and Acoustic Bass

Appearing at:

Zinc Bar
82 West 3rd Street
(btw Thompson & Sullivan)
New York, NY

Set times are 8pm and 10pm

(212) 477-9462 or www.zincbar.com for more information.



Sunday, January 23, 2011

Will Calhoun will perform at The Tea Series, a monthly new music and jazz series, on Sunday, January 23, 2011 at 2:00 pm at Theaterlab (137 West 14th Street, between 6th and 7th Avenues). Loft Arts Productions produces The Tea Series in association with Arts & Education Continuum.

Tickets for the Sunday, January 23, 2011 performance at 2:00 pm are available at www.theaterlabnyc.com or by calling (212) 352-3101. Tickets are $15 general admission or $10 for students and seniors. The performance is at Theaterlab (137 West 14th Street, between 6th and 7th Avenue; Subway: 1/2/3 or A/C/E or F/M to 14th St. or L to 6th Avenue).



Saturday, January 15, 2011

Will Calhoun's Native Lands Trio performance:

Will Calhoun - drums, electronic/indigenous percussion, and flutes
John Benitez - Bass
Robert Rodriguez - Piano/Keyboard

at Chico's House of Jazz, the Jersey shore's newest, hippest Jazz club.

Located at the Shoppes at the Arcade
631 Lake Ave.
Asbury Park, NJ 07712
732-774-JAZZ(5299)

Set times are 8:30pm and 10:30pm
Tickets are $10
21+ unless with parent. Check out the Chico's House of Jazz site for additional details.



Clinic Tour Schedule
As always, please make sure to check with the local venues to confirm show dates and details!


2011 Will Calhoun Mapex Velvetone Series Drum Kit Clinic Tour

Wed 10/26/11 - Clinic will be held 6:30pm

Sam Ash
155 Route 22 East
Springfield, NJ 07081

More Information:
Sam Ash Events
(973) 376-5161

Thu 10/27/11 - Clinic will be held 6pm

Alto Music
180 Carpenter Ave.
Middletown, NY 10940

More Information:
Alto Music Events
(845) 692-6922

Fri 10/28/11 - Clinic will be held 7pm

Cadence Music
2109 Buffalo Rd.
Rochester, NY 14624

Tickets are $5 through 10/15/11, $7 10/16/11 - 10/27/11, and $10 at the door.
Students with ID can get tickets any time for just $5.

More Information:
Cadence Music News
(585) 247-8690

Please check with local venues to confirm show dates and details.





2011 Will Calhoun Russia Clinic Tour

Sat 9/17/11 - Clinic + signing session will be held 16:00 - 18:00

Moscow Music Exhibition

Sun 9/18/11 - Clinic will be held in the evening

JFC Club
St. Petersburg

Please check with local venues to confirm show dates and details.





IBVF announcement of Will Calhoun's Masterclass in Brazil
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2011 Will Calhoun Brazil Clinic

Sun 8/28/11 - The masterclass will be held at 4pm

IBVF - Rubens Barsotti Hall
São Paulo
SP - Brazil

More Information:
www.ibvf.com.br
55 11.3864 3509 / 3672 5662





2011 Will Calhoun Chinese and Taiwanese Clinic Tour

Sat 5/7/11 - Clinic will be held 13:30 to 15:30

Riverside Live House
No.177, Xining S.Rd.
Wanhua Dist.
Taipei City 108
Taiwan (R.O.C.)

Sun 5/8/11 - Clinic will be held 13:30 to 15:30

Blue Fantasy Music Pub
No.111, Wufu 1st Rd.
Lingya Dist.
Kaohsiung City 802
Taiwan (R.O.C.)

Tue 5/10/11

Sitting with local musicians at:
Riverside Cafe
B2, Lane 244, Sec. 3, Roosevelt Road
Da An Dist.
Taipei, Taiwan (R.O.C)

Wed 5/11/11 - Clinic starts at 19:30

Hexie Musical Instrument Store
118 Shuiyin Road
Tianhe District, Guangzhou, China

Fri 5/13/11 - Clinic starts at 20:00

TCG Nordica
101 Xiba Road
Kunming, China

Sun 5/15/11 - Clinic starts at 14:00

Leer Island Music Bar
1400 Jishun St
Nan Ling Stadium (West Gate)

Please check with local venues to confirm show dates and details.





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