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The Outback, Australia

Aboriginal family social grounds.

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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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2012 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!


Thursday, December 13, 2012

Jungle Funk featuring Will Calhoun, Doug Wimbish and Vinx at the Iridium in NYC

Living Colour's Will Calhoun and Doug Wimbish together with singer-songwriter-percussionist Vinx join as Jungle Funk once again for a special night of music in New York City! Bringing their drum-'n'-bass-inspired grooves rounded out by vocalist/percussionist Vinx, don't miss this this opportunity to experience these masters performing.

Sets at 8pm and 10pm

Featuring:
Will Calhoun - drums, percussion, loops
Doug Wimbish - bass, vocals, loops
Vinx - vocals, percussion, loops & samples

Tickets are $25

The Iridium
1650 Broadway (51st)
New York, NY 10019

Telephone: (212) 582-2121

Check out The Iridium Website for additional details and to confirm times.



Friday, November 30, 2012

Will plays with Winard Harper and 40+ musicians in Jazzmobile fundraiser.

Under the music direction of Winard Harper, Will and over 40 musicians come together for an evening of non-stop music as part the "Keep the Music Playing" fundraiser for Jazzmobile. This event was previously posponed due to Hurricane Sandy.

Doors open at 5:30pm, showtime is at 6pm

Tickets are $10, $15 at the door

More information and tickets: (212) 864-5976 ext. 18

First Corinthian Baptist Church
1912 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd., (at 116th St.)
New York, NY 10026

Check out the First Corinthian Baptist Church Facebook page for additional details and to confirm times.



Monday, November 12, 2012

Jimi Hendrix 70th birthday celebration Hosted by Living Colour & Friends

Doors open at 6pm, performance begins at 8pm

Tickets are $35 to $55

City Winery
155 Varick Street
New York , NY 10013

Check out the City Winery Website or call (212) 608-0555 for more information.



Thursday, October 25, 2012

Will Calhoun's Native Lands Trio at BMHC Lab's "Bronx Rising!"

Will Calhoun - Drums, Loops, Indigenous Percussion
Marc Cary - Keyboard
John Benitez - Bass

Cost: Free, $5 suggested donation

Performance begins at 8pm

The BMHC Lab
1303 Louis 9 Blvd
Bronx, NY 10459
USA

For more information: (718) 793-2211



Black Renaissance Noire release event card
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Friday, October 19, 2012

Live solo performance at magazine release reception, Will's photos in new edition

The Fall 2012 edition (volume 12, issue 1) of Black Renaissance Noire contains Will's photographs, and he will be giving a live solo performance at the magazine's release reception.

7pm to 9pm

Kimmel Center
New York University
60 Washington Square South, room 914
New York, NY 10003

This event is free and open to the public with limited space. Please RSVP to (212) 998-4222.



Sunday, October 14, 2012, 2012

Will Calhoun at London Drum Show 2012

Will Calhoun is the headlining Live Stage performer on the closing day (Sunday) of the London Drum Show 2012.

The performance begins at 5pm.

Visit the London Drum Show 2012 Website for more information and to purchase tickets.



Stone Raiders Fall 2012 Tour Dates

Stone Raiders
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Stone Raiders are:
Jean-Paul Bourelly - Guitar and Vocals
Darryl Jones - Bass
Will Calhoun - Drums

Also check out the
Stone Raiders Facebook page!

Fri 10/5 - Salzgitter, Germany @ Salzgitter festival (concert with drumclinic before)
Sun 10/7 - Bernried (near Munich), Germany
Mon 10/8 - Zurich, Switzerland @ Moods
Wed 10/10 - Erfurt, Germany @ Museumskeller
Sat 10/13 - Salzburg, Austria @ Salzburg Festival "Jazz and the City"

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



Stone Raiders
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Saturday, September 22, 2012

Head>>Fake plays Dresden Drum Festival

Head>>Fake, composed of Doug Wimbish on bass and Will Calhoun on drums, will play the Dresdner Drum & Bass Festival in Dresden, Germany.

Check out the Festival's Website and Facebook page (in German) for additional details and to confirm times.



Sunday, September 9, 2012

Will Calhoun's Native Lands Trio headlines Somerville, NJ Jazz Festival (Free to Public!)

Will Calhoun - Drums, Indigenous Percussion, Electronics, Samples, Flutes
Marc Cary - Keyboard, Piano, Samples, Loops
John Benitez - Bass

Performance time is from 5pm to 6pm sharp

Festival location is at the Somerset County Court House Green, Corner of E. Main & Grove Streets, Downtown Somerville, NJ (on NJ Transit's Raritan Valley line).

For more information, please visit www.somervillejazzfestival.com



WimBash>>Hartford 2012
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Saturday, August 18, 2012

Will plays WimBash>>Hartford 2012

Will, along with Vernon Reid, join the annual music festival series created by fellow Living Colour member Doug Wimbish. Music workshops will also be conducted throughout the afternoon.

Previous WimBash locations this year included Philadelphia, New Orleans, and Cabarete (Dominican Republic.)

Time: 2pm to 2am

Sully's Pub & Tiki Bar
2071 Park Street
Hartford, CT 06106

Telephone: (860) 231-8881

Press release: WimBash>>Hartford 2012 (pdf)

Check out Sully's Pub Website for additional details and to confirm times.



Friday, August 17, 2012

Will Calhoun's Native Lands Trio plays Hudson Valley Jazz Festival

Will Calhoun - Drums, Indigenous Percussion, Electronics, Samples, Flutes
Marc Cary - Keyboard, Piano, Samples, Loops
John Benitez - Bass

Set times are 8 and 9:30pm

Appearing at:

Coquito
31 Forester Avenue
Warwick, NY 10990

For reservations call: (845) 544.2790
More information: info@coquitony.com

Check out the Coquito calendar page for additional details and to confirm times.



Monday, August 13, 2012

Will Calhoun's Native Lands Trio performance with special guests:

Will Calhoun - Drums, Indigenous Percussion, Electronics, Samples, Flutes
Marc Cary - Keyboard, Piano, Samples, Loops
Charnett Moffett - Bass
* With Special Guest *
Wallace Roney - Trumpet

Appearing at:

Blue Note Jazz Club
131 W. 3rd St
New York, NY 10012

Set times are 8pm and 10:30pm

Telephone: (212) 475-8592

Check out the Blue Note calendar pages for 8pm and 10:30pm performances for additional details and to confirm times.



Will Calhoun's Native Lands Trio at Summerfest 2012
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Friday, August 10, 2012

Tonight's concert has been canceled
due to inclement weather
Will Calhoun's Native Lands Trio at Summerfest 2012

Will Calhoun - Drums, Indigenous Percussion, Electronics, Samples, Flutes
Marc Cary - Keyboard, Piano, Samples, Loops
John Benitez - Bass

7pm

Appearing at:

Jackie Robinson Park
Bradhurst Ave & West 148th St
Harlem, NY

Telephone: (212) 866-3616

Check out the Jazzmobile calendar page for additional details and to confirm times.



Thursday, August 2 to Saturday, August 4, 2012

The Ronnie Laws/Tom Browne Allstar Band

Performances at 8pm and 10pm for all three days

Featuring:
Ronnie Laws - Sax
Will Callhoun - Drums
Al McDowel - Bass
Frank McComb - Vocals/Piano
Donald Blackman - Keys

Tickets are $30

The Iridium
1650 Broadway (51st)
New York, NY 10019

Telephone: (212) 582-2121

Check out The Iridium calendar pages for August 2, August 3, and August 4 for additional details and to confirm times.



Oumou Sangare Summer Tour with Bela Fleck

Will joins Oumou Sangare on tour.

Fri 07/06 - Rudolstadt, Germany @ TFF
Sat 07/07 - Vienne, France @ Jazz A Vienne
Sun 07/08 - Holand, Netherlands @ North Sea Jazz festival
Wed 07/11 - Copenhagen, Denmark @ Jazz Copenhagen
Wed 07/18 - London, UK @ Festival Africa Utopia / Soutbank Centre
Thu 07/19 - London, UK @ Festival Africa Utopia / Soutbank Centre
Sat 07/21 - Sines, Portugal @ FMM Sines
Mon 07/23 - Cartagena, Spain @ Mar De Músicas

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



Fundraiser for The Dinizulu Center for African Culture
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Saturday, June 30, 2012

Will plays at Dinizulu Center for African Culture Fundraiser

Time: 8pm

Tickets: $15

The Dinizulu Center for African Culture
and Research at Aims of Modzawe

115-62 Sutphin Boulevard
Jamaica, NY 11434

Telephone: (347) 927-7740



Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Will Calhoun's Native Lands Trio performance:

Will Calhoun - Drums, Indigenous Percussion, Electronics, Samples, Flutes
Marc Cary - Keyboard, Piano, Samples, Loops
John Benitez - 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.



Monday, June 18, 2012

Will holds Berklee Percussion Festival Clinic

Will's "Practical Applications of Electronics to the Drumset" is a exclusive performance clinic for the Berklee College of Music in Boston.

Time: 3 - 4:30pm

Berklee College of Music
939 Hall
939 Boylston Street
Boston, MA

Telephone: (877) 237-5533

Check out the Berklee events calendar page for additional details and to confirm times.



Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Living Color Featured Artist at Annual SummerStage Gala at Central Park Honoring music of Jimi Hendrix

Concert begins at 8pm

Tickets: $50

SummerStage, Central Park
Enter park at East 69th Street and 5th Avenue
New York City, NY 10065

Check out the SummerStage Website for additional details and to confirm times.



Thursday, May 31 to Saturday, June 2, 2012

The Ronnie Laws/Tom Browne Allstar Band in London

Featuring:
Ronnie Laws - Sax
Tom Browne - Trumpet
Will Callhoun - Drums
Don Blackman - Piano

Doors open 18:00h

Tickets: £25 - £45

Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club
47 Fifth Street
Soho, London, W1D 4HT

Telephone: 020 7439 0747

Check out the Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club Website for additional details.



Friday, May 28, 2012

Will performs with Sussan Deyhim at the 2012 International Jazz Festival in St. Louis, Senegal

Check out the 2012 International Jazz Festival Website (in French) for additional details.



Friday, May 18, 2012

Bernard Fowler and Friends at Sullivan Hall

Featuring:
Bernard Fowler - Vocals
Will Calhoun - Drums, Indigenous percussion, Loops
Doug Wimbish - Bass
Eric Gales - Guitar
and Special Guest DJ Alexandra Richards

Doors open at 8pm
performance begins at 8:30pm

Tickets are $18 from TicketWeb

Sullivan Hall
214 Sullivan St. (between Bleecker & West 3rd Streets)
New York, NY 10012

Check out the Sullivan Hall Website for additional details and to confirm times.



Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival 2012
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Friday, May 11, 2012

Will Calhoun's Native Lands Trio Plays Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival 2012

"Small's Paradise (Re)Created: A Harlem Hot Spot"
8 pm - 9:30 pm

Will Calhoun - Drums, Indigenous percussion, Loops
John Benitez - Bass
Marc Carey - Piano/Keyboard
** Special guest dancer Ethel Calhoun **

HARLEM USA
2309 Frederick Douglass Blvd, 2nd Floor
(Enter through 124th St. - Magic Johnson Theater Lobby)
New York, NY 10027

Check out the Harlem Jazz Shrines Festival 2012 Website for additional details and to confirm times.



Sweet Beats: The Science of Music Jazz Concert
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Sunday, April 29, 2012

Will Performs in "Sweet Beats: The Science of Music" Jazz Concert

Will Calhoun - Drums, Indigenous percussion, Loops
Marc Carey - Piano/Keyboard
Stephon Alexander - Saxophone

2pm

Mitchell Auditorium
Bossone Research Center
3128 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Info: (215) 448-1128

Tickets may be purchased in advance for $5.

Check out the Philadelphia Science Festival Website for additional details and to confirm times.



Saturday, April 21, 2012

Will Calhoun's Native Lands Trio hold Children's Jazz Concert at NJ Performing Arts Center

The event introduces Jazz to young children through a performance, lecture, and discussion.

It begins at 12:30pm and lasts approximately one hour. Please arrive 30 minutes early to ensure seating.

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

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC)
Victoria Theater
One Center Street
Newark, NJ 07102

Info: (973) 642-8989

Tickets are free and available at the door on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please note that adults must be accompanied by a child.

Check out the NJPAC Website and WBGO Website for additional details and to confirm times.



Berks Jazz Fest
Giveaway Contest

We are giving away four tickets to see Global Noize at The Berks Jazz Fest on March 24—two tickets for the early show and two for the late show. The giveaway includes one night at a hotel for the festival.

Enter by E-mailing your request and we will put the names in a hat to pick the winners.

Join Jason Miles, DJ Logic, Falu, Jay Rodriguez, Will Calhoun, Amanda Ruzza, Mino Cinelu and Maurice Brown—It's gonna be rockin!


Will Performs with Global Noize for The Berks Jazz Fest in PA

Global Noize is lead by Jason Miles and features DJ Logic, Falu, Jay Rodriguez, Amanda Ruzza plus special guests Will Calhoun, Mino Cinelu and Maurice Brown.

7pm and 10pm

Gerald Veasley's Jazz Base
Crowne Plaza Reading Hotel (inside)
1741 Paper Mill Road
Wyomissing, PA 19610

Info: e-mail Dana L. Hoffman, the festival Publicity director

Ticket purchase information can be found on the Jazz Fest Website.

Check out the Berks Jazz Fest Website for additional details and to confirm times.






Living Colour Plays Robert Johnson 100th Birthday Tribute and Benefit

Living Colour joins a diverse lineup of musicians to pay tribute to the 100th birthday of blues legend Robert Johnson. It is also a benefit for building the Blues Hall of Fame by the Blues Foundation in Memphis.

8pm

The Apollo Theater
253 West 125th Street
New York, NY U.S.A. 10027

Check out the Apollo Theater and The Blues Foundation Websites for additional details.






Featured performer at Sélingué International Festival in Mali

Will is scheduled to perform with Malian artists at the Sélingué International Festival held in Sélingué, Mali.

Check out the festival Website for additional details and to confirm times.





2012 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 01/13 - Luxembourg @ Opderschmelz
Sat 01/14 - Antwerp, Belgium @ Patrol
Sun 01/15 - Uden, Netherlands @ De Pul
Mon 01/16 - Paris, France @ New Morning
Tue 01/17 - Zwolle, Netherlands @ Hedon
Wed 01/18 - Zoetermeer, Netherlands @ Boerderij
Thu 01/19 - Cologne, Germany @ Kulturkirche
Fri 01/20 - Melle, Germany @ Kulturwerkstatt
Sat 01/21 - Husum, Germany @ Speicher
Mon 01/23 - Hamburg, Germany @ Fabrik
Tue 01/24 - Berlin, Germany @ Frannz
Web 01/25 - Kassel, Germany @ Schlachthof
Thu 01/26 - Kaiserslautern, Germany @ Kammgarn
Fri 01/27 - Gotha, Germany @ The Londoner
Sat 01/28 - Magdeburg, Germany @ Feuerwache
Mon 01/30 - Wetzlar, Germany @ Franzis
Tue 01/31 - Mainz, Germany @ Kuzz

Wed 02/01 - Habach, Germany @ Village
Thu 02/02 - Ljubljana, Slovenia @ Kino Siska
Fri 02/03 - Innsbruck, Austria @ Treibhaus
Sat 02/04 - Linz, Austria @ Posthof
Sun 02/05 - Maribor, Slovenia @ Satchmo
Mon 02/06 - Vienna, Austria @ Porgy
Wed 02/08 - Bratislava, Slovakia @ Atelier Babylon
Thu 02/09 - Prague, Czech Republic @ Lucerna
Fri 02/10 - Ostrava, Czech Republic @ Parnik
Sat 02/11 - Chorzow, Poland @ Batory
Sun 02/12 - Warsaw, Poland @ Hybrydy
Mon 02/13 - Brno, Czech Republic @ Fleda
Tue 02/14 - Usti nad Labem, Czech Republic @ Narodni Dum
Wed 02/15 - Pilsen, Czech Republic @ House of Blues

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



Saturday, January 7, 2012

Will Calhoun's Native Lands Quartet at The New York Winter Jazz Fest

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

Appearing at:
Zinc Bar
82 West 3rd Street
(between Thompson and Sullivan)
Greenwich Village
New York, NY

Info: (212) 477-9462

Set time is 9:45pm
Check out the Zinc Bar site for additional details.



 
Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Living Color Performs in "The Million Man Mosh"
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Living Color Performs in "The Million Man Mosh"

Living Colour along with 24-7 Spyz will perform in the Black Rock Coalition's "The Million Man Mosh." Funds will benefit Donovan's Defense (Website link opens in a new window.)

Appearing at:
Highline Ballroom
431 W 16th St.
New York City

Doors open at 7pm, show begins at 8pm

Tickets: $30 adv., $40 date of show
Buy tickets from TicketWeb

Check out these links for additional details:


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


Clinic and Performance at International Drummer Meeting in Germany

Fri, October 5, 2012

Will Calhoun is to be a featured performer and will hold a clinic at the 24th International Drummer Meeting in Salzgitter, Germany.

For more information, please check out the 24th International Drummer Meeting listing on the Salzgitter Website (in German)





Berklee Percussion Festival Clinic

Mon, June 18 at 3-4:30pm

Will's "Practical Applications of Electronics to the Drumset" is a exclusive performance clinic for the Berklee College of Music in Boston.

Berklee College of Music
939 Hall
939 Boylston Street
Boston, MA

Telephone: (877) 237-5533

Check out the Berklee events calendar page for additional details and to confirm times.





IBVF announcement of Will Calhoun's 2012 Mapex Canadian Tour
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Video of Will Calhoun at Long & McQuade, Toronto - April 23, 2012 "Will Calhoun shares some of his technique and experience at the Toronto location of Long & McQuade."
- April 23, 2012
2012 Will Calhoun Mapex Canadian Tour

Mon 04/9/12 - Clinic will be held 7pm
Long & McQuade Musical Instruments
756 Hillside Avenue
Victoria, British Columbia
More Information:
Calendar page
(250) 384-3622

Tue 04/10/12 - Clinic will be held 7pm
Long & McQuade Musical Instruments
368 Terminal Avenue
Victoria, British Columbia
More Information:
Calendar page
(250) 384-3622

Wed 04/11/12 - Clinic will be held 7pm
Long & McQuade Musical Instruments
9219 28th Avenue NW
Edmonton, Alberta
More Information:
Calendar page
780-432-0102

Thu 04/12/12 - Clinic will be held 7pm
Long & McQuade Musical Instruments
105-58th Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta
More Information:
Calendar page
(403) 244-5555

Fri 04/13/12 - Clinic will be held 7pm
Long & McQuade Musical Instruments
1445 McIntyre Street
Regina, Saskatchewan
More Information:
Calendar page
(306) 569-8501

Sat 04/14/12 - Clinic will be held 7pm
Long & McQuade Musical Instruments
651 Stafford Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba
More Information:
Calendar page
(204) 284-8992

Mon 04/23/12 - Clinic will be held 7pm
Long & McQuade Musical Instruments
925 Bloor Street West
Toronto, Ontario
More Information:
Calendar page
(416) 588-7886

Tue 04/24/12 - Clinic will be held 7pm
Long & McQuade Musical Instruments
2631 Alta Vista Drive
Ottawa, Ontario
More Information:
Calendar page
(613) 521-5909

Wed 04/25/12 - Clinic will be held 7pm
Long & McQuade Musical Instruments
6065 Cunard Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia
More Information:
Calendar page
(902) 496-6900

Thu 04/26/12 - Clinic will be held 7pm
Long & McQuade Musical Instruments
447 Kenmount Road
St. John's, Newfoundland
More Information:
Calendar page
(709) 753-1885

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



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