Summer 2017

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THrough

A COLLABORATION WITH VIDEO-ARTIST QIAN LI.

 

In the past 51XO has always taken summers off – and as Northerners, we relish the sunshine, warmth and blue skies it brings. As this summer approaches its glorious zenith and begins the slow fade into the sleepy twilight of our precious memories, we wish to celebrate – by sharing with all of you a new piece from recent collaborative adventures.

Through, by friend and video-artist Qian Li is a brilliantly colored fantasy travel adventure which takes an abstract look at a simple bus ride through foreign lands, the perfect statement for late summer road trips. Original soundtrack by 51XO. We want to keep your imaginations fresh and fertile until we can meet again in live performance.

 

Our public season begins this November in “Gentle Darkness”, our sonic exploration of sleep, circadian rhythm, and the music in your dreams. If you like this video or wish to help us grow towards the realization of this live show, we are always accepting donations.


 

SATURDAY, March 4 , 9pm - "HOMEBREW"

A CONCERT CELEBRATING CLEVELAND'S OWN.

@ market garden brewery's production brewery
1849 W. 24th St., Cleveland, Ohio
9:00 PM
$10 admission, HERE OR AT THE DOOR

OUR FIRST SPRING 2017 CONCERT, FOCUSED ON NEW AND RECENT WORKS BREWED BY HOMETOWN COMPOSERS, AND SET WITHIN MGB'S NEW "TANK FARM" FACILITY (look for the giant sign that reads "BEER"). FEATURING NEW AND RECENT WORKS BY BUCK McDANIEL, JONATHAN SOKOL, CHRISTOPHER LEE, KEVIN KRUMENAUER, TRACY MORTIMORE, JEREMY ALLEN AND 51XO. AND YES, THERE WILL BE MANY BEERS.

 


SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3 (2016) - "COMMUNITY PILS"

@ bottlehouse brewery and mead hall
13368 madison ave, lakewood, Ohio
around 8:30 PM
FREE ADMISSION

RECENT EVENTS HAVE THREATENED TO DIVIDE US. WE BELIEVE MUSIC HAS A UNIQUE POWER TO BRING US TOGETHER. JOIN US AT THE BAR OR AROUND THE FIRE FOR A COMPLETELY INFORMAL NIGHT OF MUSIC, LAUGHTER, AND COMMUNITY. WE'LL BE IMPROVISING, SHARING SOLO WORKS, CRACKING JOKES, AND CREATING BRAND NEW SOUNDS IN A WARM SPACE SURROUNDED BY NEW FRIENDS, NEW BREWS, AND OLD COMFORTS. 

NO COVER CHARGE. PROCEEDS FROM A SELECT DRINK MENU WILL GO TO SUPPORT 51XO.
PLEASE COME THIRSTY AND BRING FRIENDS!

WE'LL SEE YOU THERE.