BIG MESS + Arlen + Gelineau Lak Pensado + Gaius & Cenobia + Resonate Stone

Friday July 18 8pm, donations much appreciated!


BIG MESS: [Lowell MA]
Nick, Olivia & another Nick – guitar, bass & drums
Sounds here.
Arlen: [Lowell MA]
Paul Kenney – guitar, vocals
Breton Lefebvre – guitar, vocals |
Justin Shariat – bass |
Andy Bechtol – drums
Sounds here.
Gelineau Lak Pensado: [Holyoke, Salem & Lowell MA]
Jenifer Gelineau – violin
Stephanie Lak – audio paraphrenalia
Andrea Pensado – voice, laptop
Gaius & Cenobia: [Beverly MA]
Liam Beaudoin & Alex “Todd” D’alfonso – bass & drums
Video here.
Resonate Stone – soundscapes [Jamaica Plain MA]

  7:30pm – doors
  8:30pm – Gaius & Cenobia
  9:00pm – Resonate Stone
  9:30pm – BIG MESS
10:00pm – Gelineau Lak Pensado
10:30pm – Arlen

Produced by 119 Gallery.

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Call for Entries: Member’s Exhibition, 2014



Deadline:   Deliver to 119 Gallery July 8-12 12noon-5pm
Exhibition: Tuesday-Saturday July 16-August 9 12noon-5pm
Reception: Friday August 1 6pm

Eligibility:  Open to 119 Gallery members only. Free for current members!

Like last year’s “Double Your Fun” exhibition, we will give a 1/2-off discount if you join the gallery or renew your membership with a friend. Please identify your partner on submission form to receive discount.

Submission Requirements:
  New work. (your discretion).
  All media accepted. Limit 2 pieces, space allowing.
  Wall pieces must be neatly framed, wired, and ready to hang.
  Work should not exceed 36″ x 36″.
  Each piece should be labeled with artist’s name, title, medium, date, and price.   Unless otherwise specified, all art in the exhibit is for sale.

Questions? Contact email at 119gallery dot org

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Apocalyso + mysterybear + DGLW

Saturday July 12 8pm


Apocalypso: [NY, MA]
Joe Burgio – movement
Shayna Dulberger – upright bass, electronics
Chris Welcome – guitar, electronics
Walter Wright – electronics (video)
mysterybear aka Dave Seidel – solo electronics [Peterbrough NH]
Demos Gelineau Robidoux Wright: [Wells ME, Holyoke, Lowell MA]
Kit Demos – bass
Jen Gelineau – violin
Stephanie Lak – audio paraphernalia
Walter Wright – drums

Unfortunately, KARL2K’s were unable to make it, their van broke down.

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First Thursday: Independent Joy

Thursday July 3 5-11pm, donations welcome!!!


Solids (food), liquids (dranks), visuals (stimulating things to gaze upon) & ear twinklings (sounds from the shed).

LAK – solo performance using trays of objects, boxes of things. Business casual.

Travis Hagan – the bread
Steph Lak – the salad
In corporation we trust that there will always be free salad and bread. Sounds from under the dinner table.

Case of the Sillies:
Ben Frassa – instrumentation of some kind
Steph Lak – as if we didn’t already know !!!
Back from Kim and Kanye’s wedding and just out of reach for the notes your future hover craft surfing grandmother may have chosen to hit if handed a few thrift store keyboards. It’s also like rolling in an ocean wave. Or driving by a Junior High prom while listening to Nintendo music, a little bit of bass and a little bit of ocarina. A few films, clips and videos with live sound and commentary. Hilarious with five stars!

DJ Boof – Lowell Boott Mill Specter

Produced by Steph Lak.

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Drøm Før Du Dør + LAK + Dailey Wright

Tuesday July 1 8pm, donations appreciated!


Drøm Før Du Dør: [Montreal QC]
Alex – guitar
Grace – voice
LAK aka Stephanie Lak – solo audio paraphernalia [Lowell MA]
Dailey Wright Duo: [Lowell MA]
Michael F Dailey Jr & Walter Wright – drums

Produced by Walter.

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42° 38’ 9.313” N 71° 19’ 1.581” W :: Duy Hoang

6.09 > 6.28
R: 6.13 > 5:00p

1/ Acknowledging the given space [119 Gallery]
1a/ Find landmarks
1ai/ Marks/holes/labels from previous exhibition [Perspectives VI]
1aii/ Scars of the given space
1aiii/ The given space
1b/ Marking the given space with indicators
1bi/ See [2],[3]
2/ Setting up rules and increments
2a/ Using Metric and U.S. Standard unit measurements
2b/ Using relative/body/object measurements
2bi/ Measure to the length of an object
2bii/ Repeat process to create increments
2biii/ Relate process for each set of indicators
2c/ Using colors
2ci/ Relate color for each set of indicators
2cii/ Repeat shape for each color
2d/ Using the given space
2di/ See [1a], [1b]
2dii/ Walls/floor/ceiling/floating wall/light fixtures/windows
2diii/ Given objects from given space
2diiii/ Given objects from basement of given space
2e/ Repurpose materials as indicators
2ei/ Indicators, see [3a]
2eii/ Materials from studio
2eiii/ Materials from given space
3/ Responding/intervening the given space with rules
3a/ Indicators
3ai/ Tape/paper/pins, etc. see [2e]
3aii/ Color relations, see [2c]
3aiii/ Increment relations, see [2a],[2b]
3b/ Placing indicators into the given space
3bi/ In relations to landmarks found in the given space, see [1a]
3bii/ Images from given space
3c/ Responding to the given space
3ci/ Apply indicators in the given space
3cii/ Let the given space shape the indicators’ expansion
3ciii/ Let the indicators build in the given space
3ciiii/ Let more rules/space be discovered beyond this initial process
3ciiiii/ Acknowledge/aware of the given space, see [1]

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Aimee Norwich + Thumbknuckle + Gaius & Cenobia

Saturday June 28 8pm, donations welcomed!


Aimee Norwich Duo: [Brooklyn NY]
Aimee Norwich – bass
Ian Cook – drums
Sound here.
Thumbknuckle: [Westfield MA]
Tim Jennings – guitar
Robert Edge – bass
Scott Faranello – drums
Sounds here.
Gaius & Cenobia: [Beverly MA]
Liam Beaudoin & Alex “Todd” D’alfonso – bass & drums
Video here.

Produced by Walter.

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Jane Boxall + mysterybear + Zack Root + Bisson Gelineau Lak Wright

Friday June 27 8pm, donations appreciated!


Jane Boxall – solo marimba [Burlington MA]
Video here.
mysterybear aka Dave Seidel – electronics [Peterborough NH]
Zack Root – solo bass guitar [Lowell MA]
Bisson Gelineau Lak Wright: [Manchester NH, Lowell MA]
Marc Bisson – unprepared guitar
Jen Gelineau – violin
Stephanie Lak – audio paraphernalia
Walter Wright – drums

Jane Boxall plays marimba with zero to eight mallets — she plays percussion with ‘pure fire’ (Virago magazine) and drums with ‘killer technique and inspired musicality’ (Drum! magazine). Born in the UK, Jane completed two degrees in music at the University of York and at the University of Illinois, earning a doctorate (2008) in percussion performance.

Jane is one half of Ricochet piano-marimba duo, one half of Snap-Drag drum duo, one third of Drumshtick — the Vermont Symphony Orchestra percussion trio — and an in-demand freelance drummer and percussionist. Audience members have compared Jane to Cozy Powell, Evelyn Glennie, Zappa marimbist Ruth Underwood, Sheila E., Carl Palmer and (when wielding 8 marimba mallets) an octopus.

Jane plays and endorses Vic Firth sticks and mallets, Coe Percussion marimbas and District Drum Company drums. She is a contributing writer for Tom Tom Magazine.

“Boxall’s playing has a very high standard and her musicality speaks clearly throughout.”
~ Percussive Notes

“Jane Boxall is in a genre of one.”
~ 7Days, Burlington VT

“… precise technique and superb musicianship …”
~ Chicago Tribune

Produced by Walter.

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COBRA Open Rehearsal

Sunday June 22 7pm


Come join us in this unique bi-weekly event celebrating the 30th Anniversary of John Zorn’s COBRA and all the things that make 119 gallery great!

Ryan Baker and the other members of the Fiasco Ensemble will lead you through this amazing piece where improvising musicians of nearly every genre (free, noise, jazz, rock, electronic, folk, classical) rub shoulders in an attempt to create amazing music or laugh trying!

Musicians are encouraged to bring an instrument and a sense of adventure … punch and pie!

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Fire Maidens From Outer Space + Dr T & friends

Saturday June 21 8pm, donations most welcome!


Fire Maidens From Outer Space: [Brooklyn NY, Philadelphia PA]
Bonnie Kane – sax, flute, electronics
Reuben Radding – bass
Dave Miller – drums
Dr T & friends: [Boston, Cambridge]
Eric Crawley – analogue synths
Tim Mungenast – guitar
Emile Tobenfeld – live video

Produced by Walter.

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