Alex Ward solo / Rough Work

NOTE: THIS EVENING WILL RUN EARLIER THAN USUAL – DOORS ARE AT 7.30PM, WILDCARD AT 8PM

Alex Ward solo

Alex Ward is a composer, improviser, and performing musician, working primarily with clarinet and guitar. His involvement in freely improvised music dates back to 1986, when he met the guitarist Derek Bailey. He subsequently took part regularly in Bailey’s Company events, and has gone on to become a major figure in British improvised music.

“Alex Ward [is] a compulsively creative polymath of indiscriminately omnivorous appetite … a reliably unpredictable axe-hero for collaborators of all backgrounds.”
Stewart Lee, The Sunday Times Review

[Sibyl Madrigal can no longer make this show due to illness]

Rough Work

Rough Work is a new electro-acoustic improv duo of Rachel Cohen and Kev Moore.  Playing together at Safehouse collective, Kev and Rachel found they shared a playfulness and an interest in visual performance as well as sound.  Rachel plays with voice and movement, domestic objects and found texts, Kev with electronics, voice and percussion.

Wildcard Quartet

Ron Caines
Matt Finucane
Clive Craske
Andrew Greaves