Performance

Upcoming Performance

Past Performance

03/15/2014 - 03/16/2014 - 11:00 pm - 2:00 am
The Matthew Shipp Trio launches the Spring 2014 season at The Sanctuary for Independent Media while celebrating the release of their new recording, "Root of Things" (Relative Pitch Records), and [...]
10/24/2013 - 10/25/2013 - 11:00 pm - 1:00 am
With his 2010 World Cup performance before a billion people in Johannesburg, South Africa, Vieux Farka Touré has become one of the most celebrated African guitarists in history. Dubbed the [...]
10/17/2013 - 10/18/2013 - 11:00 pm - 2:00 am
  The Bread and Puppet Theater celebrates their 50th Anniversary with performances from classic shows including "King Story," an early anti-war piece which was originally performed in 1967, "President and [...]
10/08/2013 - 10/09/2013 - 11:00 pm - 2:00 am
Christine Salem sings dangerous tunes that rouse the spirits and challenge the authorities – which means that her shows are as controversial as they are spellbinding. The rousing deep-voiced singer [...]
10/06/2013 - 10/07/2013 - 11:00 pm - 2:00 am
Inspired by their rich heritage of Celtic music and fired by the strength and vibrancy of today's Scottish cultural scene which they have done much to create and fuel, The Battlefield Band has led [...]
09/28/2013 - 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join us for the third annual celebration of StoryHarvest, and celebrate a growing community network dedicated to sustainability! Don't miss musical performances by American clarinetist and composer Don Byron, joined [...]
03/24/2013 - 12:00 am - 2:00 am
Sanctuary Soul Session: Weaving the Circle of Culture for Planetary Transformation! Benjamin Barson and the Eco-Liberation Quartet, featuring Craig Harris (trombone), Mixashawn Rozie (flute, alto sax, guitar), Bhinda Keidel (tenor sax) [...]
10/20/2012 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Circus of the Possibilitarians is a satirical horse and butterfly circus, addressing pertinent national and international issues in a clownish fashion, including rotten ideas, a wild dancing horse and [...]
06/16/2012 - 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Join us for the last event of our Spring 2012 season--a spectacular free show to mark the Juneteenth holiday--this Saturday (June 16) from 3-7 PM in Freedom Square, our new outdoor [...]
06/01/2012 - 11:00 pm
Electric guitarist Tisziji Muñoz is considered by many to be among the greatest and least-known living musicians. His music evokes the cosmic free jazz of John Coltrane's later work and, [...]
04/15/2012 - All Day
Reverend Billy and the Stop Shopping Choir are activists, a New York City-based radical performance community with 50 performing members and a congregation in the thousands. They are wild anti-consumerist [...]
03/20/2012 - 11:00 pm
    Free jazz and electronica unite with the rhythms of the world as jazz great Joseph Bowie and world music icon Adam Rudolph perform together at 7 PM on [...]
03/11/2012 - 1:00 am
Born in Italy but raised in Quebec, vocalist and guitarist Marco Calliari was a member of Montreal-based Anonymus for 15 years before setting out as a solo artist. Though the band had [...]
11/20/2011 - 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  Co-sponsored by the Arts Department at Rensselaer, part of iEAR presents! Join us in welcoming the Either/Orchestra back to Troy. They were one of the first bands to play [...]
11/05/2011 - All Day
A rocking show honoring our revolutionary ancestors with an energetic fusion of Afro-Caribbean, reggae, rock, and hip hop freedom sounds to inspire a dance rebellion! Puerto Rican vocalist Taína Asili [...]
10/06/2011 - 10/07/2011 - 11:00 pm - 1:00 am
Our Fall 2011 season opens with music from Mali, featuring Sidi Touré (on guitar, vocals), Jambala Maiga (on kuntigui) and Domu Maiga (on kurbu)! Tickets are available at the door. [...]
06/05/2011 - 12:00 am - 2:00 am
Our ongoing series of live recordings of local musicians performing before a studio audience continues with drummer Manuel Quintana, electric guitarist Todd Nelson and fret-less bass player Kyle Esposito performing [...]
03/30/2011 - 03/31/2011 - 11:00 pm - 1:00 am
Event co-sponsored by iEAR presents! Check here to read recipes for the raw food reception held after the event, created by raw food chef and holistic health counselor Caryn Halle, [...]
11/13/2010 - All Day
Riot Grrrl roared into the spotlight in 1991: an uncompromising movement of pissed-off girls with no patience for sexism and no intention of keeping quiet. Young women everywhere were realizing [...]
10/24/2010 - 12:00 am - 2:00 am
A firespitting evening with drummer Denardo Coleman, featuring a voice  celebrated for her political, surrealistic, dynamic innovations in  lyricism, and visceral sound. Cortez's literary work and impassioned  activism inspired by [...]
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