We ended our 2012/2013 season at the Unplay Festival in Brooklyn (you can read a lovely review of that show by Steve Smith of the NYTimes here!).



1.18.2014 – Saturday – 7:30pm
ensemble et al record release
New York, NY

We’re opening for ensemble et al‘s record release party at Spectrum!  Florent Ghys will be there kicking up a storm of bass tunes as well.  Come join in the fun and frolic!  We’ll be doing tunes by Jascha Narveson, Konrad Kaczmarek, Alex Dowling, and maybe even a little Dan Trueman (no promises…)


1.30.2014 – Thursday – 2pm
Yale Residency Part One: Lecture/Demo for composers seminar
Yale University
New Haven, CT

As the first part of our residency/extravaganza begins, the Sidebandits are excited to show some Yale composers what we’re all about!  We’re gearing up for a concert there later in the spring, but first on January 30th we’re going to light some fires and blow some minds!


3.28.2014 – Friday – Time TBA
Sideband plays new Dan Iglesia stuff!
The Center for Fiction
New York, NY

Details coming soon!




3.11.2012 – Sunday – 6pm
New Music Bake Sale
New York, NY

We’re going to play some old favorites by Sidebandit Jascha Narveson, as well as a great new tune by wild Irishman Alex Dowling.  The event, a yearly concert-bazaar of the New York new music community, runs from 4pm-midnight and should offer plentiful amounts of sonic and edible deliciousness!  $5 Brooklyn Brewery  beer provided.


3.30.2012 – Friday – 8pm
Creativity at the Intersection of Music and Computation
The Mayo Concert Hall
Center for the Arts
Music Building
The College of New Jersey
2000 Pennington Rd.
Ewing, NJ

We’re honored to be an invited ensemble at the concert for this conference on the intersection of music, cognition, creativity, and computation.  We’ll be playing a piece by Sidebandit Dan Trueman, with additional works TBA.


4.17.2012 – Tuesday – 8pm
Symposioum on Laptop Ensembles and Orchestras
AVATAR Initiative in Digital Media
Center for Computation & Technology
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA

We’re thrilled to be the featured invited ensemble at this conference (the first of its kind!) and we’ll be playing pieces by Sidebandits (Michael Early, Anne Hege, Jascha Narveson, Jeff Snyder, and Dan Trueman) and honored guests (Stephen Beck, Alex Dowling, Paula Matthusen, and Butch Rovan).


5.16.2012 – Wednesday – 7pm
Music With A View Festival
The Flea Theater
41 White Street
New York, NY

We were thrilled to be joined in our set by festival curator Kathleen Supové!  We also loved sharing the bill with Doron Sadja.

6.15.2012 – Friday – 8pm
Museum of the Moving Image
36-01 35 Avenue
Astoria, NY

3D madness, dancing tethers, and a variety of tricks up our Sidebandish sleeves!


10.15.2012 – Monday – 8pm
Faculty Recital: Kathleen Supové at Mannes
150 West 85th Street
New York, NY
(212) 580-0210

We join the radiant Kathleen Supové on her faculty recital at Mannes with pieces written by us that feature her piano prowess.  Music by Michael Early, Konrad Kaczmarek, Jascha Narveson, and Dan Trueman.  Also featured will be 2 pieces from Supové’s Debussy project – new works by Matt Marks and Randall Wolff.


9.15.2012 – Saturday – 7:30pm
Princeton Composers Ensemble Concert
Arts Council of Princeton’s Paul Robeson Center for the Arts
102 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ
(609) 924-8777

We’re kicking off our 12/13 season right with pieces by Sidebandits Michael Early, Lainie Fefferman, Anne Hege, Konrad Kaczmarek, Jascha Narveson, and Dan Trueman.  Joining us will be the astoundingly dazzling pianist Kathy Supové.


5.16.2013 – Thursday – 8:30pm
Double bill: Amy X Neuburg and Sideband
509 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY

Sideband feels right at home at Roulette, and we’re happy to return with a bunch of tunes from our upcoming album – works by Sidebandits Anne Hege, Konrad Kacmarek, Jascha Narveson, Lainie Fefferman, and Dan Trueman.  Also, as a special lovely thing, Amy X Neuburg is writing a guided improvisational piece for us to do with her.  She’ll also be joining us on Dan Trueman’s Clapping Machine Music Variations. Sideband loves making music with friends!

6.5.2013 – Wednesday – lunchtime
Lunchtime concert at Google HQ
New York, NY

Details TBA, but we’re pretty excited to rock the Google House!

6.11.2013 – Tuesday – 8pm
Unplay Festival
The Powerhouse Arena
37 Main Street
Brooklyn, NY

We’re celebrating acclaimed pianist/composer Conrad Tao’s birthday in style!  The birthday boy invited us to split the bill with the amazing violinist/composer Todd Reynolds in this Dumbo hip spot that is a “gallery, boutique, book store, performance, and events space.”  Sounds too hip to miss, huh?