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March, 1996
The Outback, Australia

Aboriginal family social grounds.

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CD+DVD Album: "Native Lands"
 
 
 
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CD Album: "The Chair in the Doorway"
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Also available (at bottom of page):
2013 Archive
As always, please make sure to check with the local venues to confirm show dates and details!



Living Colour VIVID 25th Anniversary Tour

Vivid album cover
Living Colour's debut album, Vivid, was released May 3, 1988.
Also check out the Living Colour Facebook page!

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-- Europe --

Thu 3/7/13 - Glasgow, UK @ The Garage: tickets
Fri 3/8/13 - London, UK @ Koko: tickets
Sun 3/10/13 - Roermond, NL @ ECI Cultuurfabriek: tickets
Mon 3/11/13 - Amsterdam, NL @ Melkweg: tickets
Tue 3/12/13 - Verviers, Belgium @ Spirit of 66: tickets
Wed 3/13/13 - Paris, France @ New Morning: tickets
Fri 3/15/13 - Pratteln, Switzerland @ Z7: tickets
Sat 3/16/13 - Milano, IT @ Factory Milano: tickets
Sun 3/17/13 - Worgl, Austria @ Komma: tickets
Mon 3/18/13 - Prague, Czechoslovakia @ Lucerna Music Bar: tickets
Tue 3/19/13 - Bratislava, Slovakia @ Atelier Babylon: info

-- North America --

Wed 3/27/13 - San Francisco, CA @ The Fillmore: tickets
Thu 3/28/13 - Santa Cruz, CA @ Catalyst Club: tickets
Fri 3/29/13 - Solana Beach, CA @ Belly Up Tavern: tickets
Sat 3/30/13 - Los Angeles, CA @ El Rey Theatre: tickets
Thu 4/4/13 - Glenside, PA @ Keswick Theatre: tickets
Fri 4/5/13 - Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club: tickets
Sat 4/6/13 - New York, NY @ Irving Plaza: tickets
Thu 4/11/13 - Chicago, IL @ Park West: tickets
Fri 4/12/13 - Ferndale, MI @ The Magic Bag: tickets
Sat 4/13/13 - Toronto, ON @ The Opera House: tickets
Fri 4/19/13 - Washington, DC @9:30 Club: tickets
Sat 4/20/13 - Fairfield, CT @ FTC Stage One: tickets
Sun 4/21/13 - Portland, ME @ The Asylum: tickets
Fri 5/3/13 - New Orleans, LA @ the Blue Nile (Head>>Fake ft. V. Reid/C. Glover): tickets
Sun 5/5/13 - New Orleans, LA @ Howlin' Wolf: tickets
Thu 7/18/13 - Raleigh, NC @ Lincoln Theatre: tickets
Fri 7/19/13 - Atlanta, GA @ Variety Playhouse: tickets
Sat 7/20/13 - Pensacola, FL @ Vinyl Music Hall: tickets
Fri 7/26/13 - Austin, TX @ Emo's: tickets
Sat 7/27/13 - Dallas, TX @ Kessler Theatre: tickets
Sun 7/28/13 - Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live: tickets
Sun 8/25/13 - Brooklyn, NY @ AfroPunk Festival (at Commodore Barry Park, 6:50pm to 7:45pm): tickets
Thu 10/17/13 - Vancouver, Canada @ Commodore Ballroom: tickets
Sat 10/19/13 - Spokane, WA @ Knitting Factory: tickets
Tue 10/22/13 - Seattle, WA @ Paramount Theatre w/ Joe Satriani: tickets
Wed 10/23/13 - Salem, OR @ Elsinore Theatre w/ Joe Satriani: tickets
Fri 10/25/13 - Paso Robles, CA @ Vina Robles w/ Joe Satriani: tickets
Sat 10/26/13 - Oakland, CA @ Fox Theatre w/ Joe Satriani: tickets
Sun 10/27/13 - Las Vegas, NV @ Life Is Beautiful Festival: tickets
Tue 10/29/13 - Salt Lake City, UT @ The Depot: tickets
Wed 10/30/13 - Englewood, CO @ Gothic Theatre: tickets
Thu 10/31/13 - Omaha, NE @ The Waiting Room: tickets
Fri 11/1/13 - Minneapolis, MN @ Mill City Nights: tickets
Tue 11/5/13 - Evanston, IL @ Space: tickets
Fri 11/8/13 - Grand Rapids, MI @ The Pyramid Scheme: tickets
Sat 11/9/13 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Altar Bar: tickets
Sun 11/10/13 - Annapolis. MD @ Rams Head On Stage: tickets
Tue 12/31/13 - Niagara Falls, NY @ Hard Rock Cafe

-- Asia --

Sat 8/10/13 - Tokyo, Japan @ Summer Sonic Festival 2013: tickets
Sun 8/11/13 - Tokyo, Japan @ Blue Note Tokyo: tickets

-- South America --

Tue 9/10/13 - Cordoba, Argentina @ Plaza De La Musica: tickets
Wed 9/11/13 - Rosario, Argentina @ Club Brown: tickets
Thu 9/12/13 - Buenos Aires, Argentina @ Teatro Gran Rex: tickets
Fri 9/13/13 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil @ Rock In Rio: tickets
Tue 9/17/13 - São Paulo, Brazil @ Bourbon Street Music Club: tickets

This itinerary is incomplete, and more dates/venues will be announced as they are confirmed.

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





Sunday, December 15, 2013

Will Calhoun and Marc Cary perform and speak at Harlem Arts Salon

Join Will and Marc as they perform and discuss the new Life in this World CD, and give an update on what's ahead for 2014.

2:30 - 5:30pm
Admission $25 — Seating is limited!

Harlem Arts Salon
1925 Seventh Ave 7L (116-117 Streets)
New York, NY 10026
(212) 749-7771

Check out the Harlem Arts Salon Website to learn more about the event, and buy tickets.



Friday, December 13, 2013

Will Calhoun Trio at Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAMcafé)

Featuring:
Will Calhoun - Drums, Indigenous Percussion, Electronics, Samples, Flutes
Marc Cary - Keyboard, Piano, Samples, Loops
Luques Curtis - Bass

Show time is 9pm
Admission is free

Brooklyn Academy of Music, Peter Jay Sharp Building, BAMcafé
30 Lafayette Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
(718) 636-4100

Check out the Brooklyn Academy of Music Website to learn more about the event.



Jungle Funk in Poland
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October 1 and 2, 2013

Will with Jungle Funk in Poland

Featuring:
Jungle Funk with Will Calhoun, Doug Wimbish and Vinx

Tue 10/1 - Chorzowskie Centrum Kultury, Chorzów, Poland
Wed 10/2 - Filharmonia Opolska, Opole, Poland

Please check out the linked Websites for additional details and to confirm times.

 

 

Saturday, September 28, 2103

Will Calhoun Trio at Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival

The Will Calhoun Trio joins the all-day, free outdoor event which features contemporary Jazz, Latin, Blues, and Soul acts on three stages.

The event will be held from noon to 6pm

Featuring:
Will Calhoun - Drums, Indigenous Percussion, Electronics, Samples, Flutes
Marc Cary - Keyboard, Piano, Samples, Loops
Charnett Moffett - Bass

BeanTown Jazz Festival
on Columbus Avenue between Burke Street and Massachusetts Avenue
(in Boston's South End)
Boston, MA

Check out the Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival Website to learn more about the event and to confirm times.

 

 

Sunday, August 25, 2013

Living Colour plays AfroPunk Festival in Brooklyn

Price: Free (RSVP required, see link below)

Living Colour performance: 6:50pm to 7:45pm

Commodore Barry Park
Nassau St., Park Ave. (bet. Navy St. and N. Elliot Pl.)
Brooklyn, NY

Check out the AfroPunk Website for more information, or RSVP on the Flavorpill Website

 

 

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Will Calhoun Trio at Grant's Tomb

The Will Calhoun Trio performs a free show at Grant's Tomb in New York City as part of the JazzMobile 2013 SummerFest Performances.

Featuring:
Will Calhoun - Drums, Indigenous Percussion, Electronics, Samples, Flutes
Marc Cary - Keyboard, Piano, Samples, Loops
Essiet Okon Essiet - Bass

Show time: 7pm - 8:30pm
Cost: Free!

Grants Tomb
Riverside Drive & West 120th Street
New York, New York

Bring your Picnic Basket and Chair or Blanket for the Lawn!

Check out the JazzMobile Website to learn more about the event.

 

 

Monday, August 5, 2013

Will Calhoun Trio at Hartford Jazz Society's Jazz in Bushnell Park

The Trio joins the Hartford Jazz Society for Monday Night Jazz in Bushnell Park

The event begins at 6pm

Featuring:
Will Calhoun - Drums, Indigenous Percussion, Electronics, Samples, Flutes
Marc Cary - Keyboard, Piano, Samples, Loops
Charnett Moffett - Bass

Bushnell Park
Hartford, Connecticut 06103

Check out the Hartford Jazz Society Website to learn more about the event.

 

 

Sunday, August 4, 2013

Will plays at Lincoln Center's Sacred Drums

Will plays with the Arturo O'Ferrill Orchestra in "Sacred Drums", Lincoln Center

This is a free event, which begins at 4pm

Damrosch Park Bandshell
66 St., Lincoln Center
New York, NY 10023

Check out the Lincoln Center Website to learn more about the event.

 

 

Friday, August 2, 2013

Will Calhoun Trio at the Voces del Jazz Festival, Cartagena, Colombia

Featuring:
Will Calhoun - Drums, Indigenous Percussion, Electronics, Samples, Flutes
Robert Rodriguez - Keyboard, Piano
Essiet Okon Essiet - Bass

Check out the Voces del Jazz Festival Website to learn more about the event.

 

 

Sunday, June 23, 2013

Will Calhoun Trio featuring Marcus Strickland at the 16th Annual Essaouira Gnaoua Festival, Morocco

Will and special guest Donald Harrison join an international group of musicians in Essaouira to play in "Morocco's answer to Woodstock."

Featuring:
Will Calhoun - Drums, Indigenous Percussion, Electronics, Samples, Flutes
Marc Cary - Keyboard, Piano, Samples, Loops
Charnett Moffett - Bass
Marcus Strickland - Sax

Check out the Essaouira Gnaoua Festival Website to learn more about the event.

 

 

Saturday, June 1, 2013

Will Calhoun Trio featuring Donald Harrison at Rio das Ostras Jazz and Blues Festival, São Paulo, Brazil

Featuring:
Will Calhoun - Drums, Indigenous Percussion, Electronics, Samples, Flutes
Marc Cary - Keyboard, Piano, Samples, Loops
Charnett Moffett - Bass
Donald Harrison - Sax

Check out the Rio das Ostras Jazz and Blues Festival Website to learn more about the event.

Don't miss: June 9, 2013 - Will's clinic at Batuka Brasil in São Paulo, Brazil

 

 

Friday to Sunday, May 17-19, 2013

Will Calhoun - Life in This World Will Calhoun's Life in This World CD release performances, with special guests at Blue Note, NYC

Trio performances to mark the new CD release, Life in This World.

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

with Donald Harrison on Sax

* and with special guest Nicholas Payton on Trumpet—other special guests to be announced. *


  • Friday, May 17, 2013: 8pm and 10:30pm (doors open 6pm and 9:45pm respectively)
    - with Donald Harrison on Sax, Special Guest: to be announced

  • Saturday, May 18, 2013: 8pm and 10:30pm (doors open 6pm and 9:45pm respectively)
    - with Donald Harrison on Sax, Special Guest: Nicholas Payton on Trumpet

  • Sunday, May 19, 2013: 8pm and 10:30pm (doors open 6pm and 9:45pm respectively)
    - with Donald Harrison on Sax, Special Guest: Nicholas Payton on Trumpet

Appearing at:

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

Telephone: (212) 475-8592

Check out the Blue Note calendar page for additional details, ticket info, and to confirm times.

Million Man Mosh II
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Wednesday to Saturday, May 8-11, 2013

WimBash>>Cabarete 2013 (Dominican Republic), DREAM project benefit

Will, along with Vernon Reid and other special guests, join the annual Wimbash music festival series created by fellow Living Colour member Doug Wimbish.

WimBash>>Cabarete 2013 (Dominican Republic), will also hold a benefit concert on May 11 for the DREAM Music Program to offer music education for children in need.

  • Wedneesday, May 8: WimBash kickoff party with Electro Swing at Ojo Skylounge - 10pm

  • Thursday, May 9: WimBash Family Night featuring Kaiceitos Circus on The Beach - 7pm

  • Friday, May 10: DREAM Project fundraiser featuring Living Colour Unplugged at Ojo - Benefit Dinner at 7 pm, concert at 9 pm

  • Saturday, May 11: WimBash>>Cabarete free concert at Playa Cabarete, in front of LAX y Pomodoro - 7pm

Check out the Wimbash Cabarete 2013 Facebook page and DREAM project page for more information.

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

 

 

 
Friday, February 8, 2013

Will Calhoun's Native Lands Trio at Brooklyn Academy of Music

Performance begins at 11:00pm

Free

Featuring:
Will Calhoun - drums, percussion, loops
Esiet Okon Esiet - bass
Aruan Ortiz - piano/keys

Brooklyn Academy of Music
Peter Jay Sharp Building, BAMcafé
30 Lafayette Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217

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



Million Man Mosh II
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Monday, January 21, 2013

Million Man Mosh II: A Benefit for Donovan Drayton,' ft. Living Colour, 24-7 Spyz, Ronny Drayton + more

The Black Rock Coalition proudly presents' The Million Man Mosh II: A Benefit for Donovan Drayton' at The Highline Ballroom in New York City. The show will reunite two of the city's most renowned Black rock bands in a rare joint stage appearance: Grammy-Award winning rock band Living Colour and funk-metal-soul pioneers 24-7 Spyz. Legendary guitarist Ronny Drayton will perform with an all-star cast of musicians. Proceeds for the event will go to the legal defense of Donovan Drayton, son of Ronny, who was recently released on bail after serving five years in Riker's Island without a conviction.

Doors open at 6PM, show time is at 7PM

Tickets are $35 advance, $40 day of show, $50 VIP seating and backstage meet and greet.

Highline Ballroom
431 West 16th Street
New York City, NY 10011

Check out the Highline Ballroom Website or call (212) 414-5994 for additional details and to confirm times.



Saturday, January 19th, 2013

Will with Doug Wimbish at WimBash>>Miami Beach 2013

Will performs with the Doug Wimbish Sound System as part of WimBash>>Miami Beach 2013, hosted by Art Deco Weekend/Miami Design Preservation League.

Performance begins at 10pm

11th Street Stage
Lummus Park
Ocean Drive & 11th Street
Miami Beach, Florida

Check out the Art Deco Weekend Festival and Doug Wimbish Facebook calendar pages for more information.



Friday, January 11th, 2013

Will Calhoun's E=MC2 trio at The Bitter End

As part of the 2013 NYC Winter Jazzfest, Will Calhoun's E=MC2 trio will play at The Bitter End.

Performance begins at 12:30am (early morning on Saturday, January 12)

Featuring:
Will Calhoun - drums, percussion, loops
Marc Cary - Piano
Charnett Moffett - Bass

The Bitter End
147 Bleecker Street (between Thompson and LaGuardia)
New York City, NY 10012

Check out The Bitter End Website or call (212) 673-7030 for additional details and to confirm times.



Friday, January 11th, 2013

Will performs at Le Poisson Rouge for 2013 NYC Winter Jazzfest

Performance begins at 11pm

Le Poisson Rouge
158 Bleecker Street (between Sullivan and Thompson)
New York City, NY

Check out the Le Poisson Rouge Website or call (212) 505-3474 for additional details and to confirm times.



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Friday, January 11th, 2013

Will performs with Global Noize in Sly Reimagined, the music of Sly and the Family Stone

Doors open at 9pm, show begins at 9:30pm

Drom
85 Ave A (between 5th & 6th)
New York City, 10009

Check out the Drom Website or call (212) 777-1157 for additional details and to confirm times.



 
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Thursday, January 10, 2013

Will Calhoun's Native Lands Trio at Zinc Bar

The Will Calhoun Trio plays at the Zinc Bar as part of the 2013 NYC Winter Jazzfest and Jazz Connect Conference

Set times are 9:45 and 11:00pm

Cover is $15, free for attendees at the Jazz Connect Conference

Featuring:
Will Calhoun - drums, percussion, loops
John Benitez - Bass
Robert Rodriguez - Piano
Special guest TBA on horn

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

Check out the Zinc Bar Website or call (212) 477-9462 for additional details and to confirm times.



Private Drum Lessons with Will Calhoun
Call today for private drum lessons with Will!

These limited teaching engagements will be December 12th-20th,
between 1-8pm

Students can also make requests for other dates and lesson times—Will Calhoun will be as accommodating as possible.

Please contact the studios to make arrangements for personal instruction and general music classes.

  • Universal Music Production Center
    67 Trinity Place
    Hackensack, NJ 07601

    Phone: (201) 880-7400 and ask for Andre Betts
    Hours: Mon - Sun, 12am - 12am

    Also check out the Universal Music Production Center Facebook page

    View advert for studio

  • The Collective School of Music
    7th Floor
    123 West 18th Street
    New York, NY 10011

    Telephone: (212) 741-0091 and ask for Anthony Citrinetti

Thanks for your support!

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


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Clinic at Batuka Brasil in São Paulo, Brazil

Sun, June 9, 2013

Will is teaching at Batuka Brasil, São Paulo, Brazil on Sunday, June 9, 2013.

Auditório Simón Bolivar
Memorial da America Latina, São Paulo

Avenida Auro Soares de Moura
Andrade, 664, Barra Funda, São Paulo

For more information, e-mail info@batukabrasil.com
or telephone 11.3864 3509 / 3672 5662.





 
Lessons at Collective School of Music in New York City

Tues, February 26, 2013

Will is teaching at The Collective School of Music, New York City on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 from 12 to 6pm. Any interested students should contact the Drummers Collective School directly to schedule a lesson (ask for Anthony Citrinite).

541 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY 10011 (phone) 212-741-0091.






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