2015 performances:

Nov 28th

Rhys Solo Set
Music for Museums
Whitechapel Gallery
London, United Kingdom
Rhys plays solo set on electric guitar, bass, alto and C flutes, trumpet through looper/delay system.

Nov 25th
Karkhana + Rhys Chatham
Live in Beirut
Labyrinths / Matāhāt Hamra, Saroulla Building
Beirut, Lebanon
Karkhana + Rhys Chatham Live in BeirutLabyrinths / Matāhāt is a series of international music events across London, Cairo and Beirut starting this autumn, co-produced by Nawa Recordings and 33:33 – the team behind London’s acclaimed St. John Sessions.
In partnership with The Wire, Boiler Room, and Ma3azef.* Entrance: 25,000 L.L
* Doors open: 21:30
* Concert starts at 10:00 PM

Oct 23rd
Solo Set
Zemlika Festival
Durbe Community Hall
Durbe, Latvia
Rhys Chatham plays a solo set on electric guitar, alto and C flutes, and trumpet as part of the Zemlika Festival.

Oct 11th
Rhys Chatham with Oren Ambarchi and Sam Shalabi
Tusk Festival
Gateshead, United Kingdom
After 5 years, we’ve finally broken our ‘no repeats’ rule. Rhys Chatham played the very first TUSK Festival in 2011 and gave us what remains one of the most joyous TUSK moments to date in the performance of his legendary Guitar Trio piece; leading a carefully recruited local group of drummer, bass and 8 guitarists, Rhys led from the front in a masterpiece demonstration of ecstasy in repetition at Gateshead Old Town Hall.Rhys will feature in one of the weekend’s first-time collaborations, thrown together with two other unfettered musical polymaths Oren Ambarchi and Sam Shalabi. We couldn’t be more excited about this, to us this is a group line-up direct from Fantasy Island.

Oct 9th
Solo set
Tusk Festival
Gateshead, United Kingdom
Rhys Chatham plays electric guitar, trumpet, alto, bass and C flutes through delays/loopers as part of the Tusk Festival at Gateshead Old Town Hall.

Aug 14th
Arthur Russell summer tour
Flow Fest
Helsinki, Finland

Aug 13th
Arthur Russell summer tour
Oya Fest
Oslo, Norway

Aug 11th
Arthur Russell summer tour
Liverpool, United Kingdom

Aug 10th
Arthur Russell summer tour
Vision Fest
London, United Kingdom

Jul 2nd
Nico Guerrero – Rhys Chatham Duo,
Jean Sébastien Mariage
Le Milord
Paris, France
Playing a duo concert next Thursday in the 20th arrondissement of Paris with Nico Guerrero-Vortex. We’ve worked up a set we’re really excited about and will be trying it out for the first time before a sympathetic audience. Please come if you’re in the Paris area next Thursday. Jean-Sébastien Mariage has agreed to open for us.

Jun 24th
Rhys Chatham 2015 Solo Set
Keizsalon Musikbrauerei
Berlin/Prenzlauer Berg, Germany
The set will include Rhys on trumpet, then justly tuned electric guitar, then bass, alto and C flutes, finishing on electric guitar, all through my looping setup.

Jun 21st
Rhys Chatham solo
Fête de la musique Genève
Bastions Rocailles
Geneve, Switzerland
Rhys Chatham plays solo set of 50-minutes on trumpet, electric guitar in just intonation, alto, bass and C flutes in the context of Fête de la musique in Geneva.

Jun 18th
Rhys Chatham G3
Jeudis des Abattoirs
Les Abattoirs
Toulouse Toulouse, France
Compositeur, guitariste et trompettiste, Rhys Chatam est une figure clé de la scène musicale new-yorkaise et de la no wave, ayant su allier les tonalités minimalistes à l’énergie du punk rock. Accompagné de sept musiciens, il jouera aux Abattoirs sa pièce classique de 1977, Guitar trio.Programme :18h- 19h : Warm up: DJ Set19h – 20h30 : Concert Rhys Chatam20h30 – 23h00 : Reprise du DJ set

May 16th
Rhys Chatham-Rune Kielsgaard-Jeppe Skovbakke Trio
Click Festival
Helsingør, Denmark
Rhys, Rune and Jeppe first played together in the context of G3 in Denmark a few years back, and recently decided to do a reunion concert together.  On this concert Rhys will be playing his current 2015 set on trumpet, well-tuned electric guitar, plus bass, alto and C flutes, all going through his delay-looper set-up.  Accompanied on drums by Rune Kielsgaard and on bass by Jeppe Skovbakke.

Apr 22nd G3
NYmusikk Trondheim folkebiblioteket
Trondhiem, Norway
Playing G3 with local luminaries in Trondhiem, Norway.  Rhys gives a talk in English before the concert.

Apr 19th
Rhys Chatham, Tim Dahl, Kevin Shea Trio
Ghent, Belgium
Rhys Chatham performs a new expansive work for trumpet/guitar/flute as Brooklynites Tim Dahl (bass) and Kevin Shea (drums) seamlessly juxtapose their charged retorts, all to create a grand dialectic of proportion and time in this exclusive cross-Atlantic collaboration.

Apr 18th
Rhys Chatham Solo
Sotu Festival OCCII
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Rhys Chatham plays a solo set on trumpet, electric guitar and bass, alto and C flutes and voice, going through his setup of multiple digital delays. Rhys’ influences of early minimalism figure strongly in this set, as well as the influences of his No Wave days at CBGBs, Max’s Kansas City and the Mudd Club in New York during the 70s and 80s.

Feb 7th
Rhys Chatham solo
Foyer Juenglingshaus
Eupen, Belgium
Rhys Chatham plays solo concert on trumpet, electric guitar in just intonation and flutes (alto, bass and C flutes).  Also on the bill will be Istanbul-based Biblio and Lowcomittee, who hails out of Liége.