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2017  TIM MOTZER LIVE DATES

February 2017

1-4 with Curt Haworth Dance, Masher Space, Philly

BANDIT65 with KURT ROSENWINKEL, TIM MOTZER, GINTAS JANUSONIS
7  G Live Lab, Helsinki
8  Fashing, Stockholm
9  Nefertiti, Gotenberg
10-11 Jazzhus Montmarte, Copenhagen, Denmark 

22 – 26, 2017  Split Screen, The Theatre Centre, Toronto, Ontario
TIM MOTZER solo score, Epilogue, with PEGGY BAKER Dance Company
followed by TIM MOTZER solo/secret duos each night.
The Theatre Centre, Toronto

April 2017

23 The Fractal of We – Group Motion’s Improv Lab
a performance exploring structures and concepts of dance and music improvisation.
Directed by Manfred Fischbeck, the work will feature “Syria, a Fractal of We,” a music and video piece by Niloufar Nourbakhsh. Live music will be provided by Tim Motzer, and a dance score will be performed by the ensemble, including: Katie Bank, Jenny Fung, Nicole Diaz-Pellot, Renee Kurz, Darcy Lyons, Katelyn Reiersen, Kristen Schott, Harlee Trautman, and Mary-Carmen Webb. The work is in homage to and in prayer for the Syrian People. Tim Motzer – guitar, electronics

28 Structural Decay – Merriam Theatre, UArts Dance, 7pm, Tim Motzer live score, Curt Haworth choreography
30 Structural Decay – Merriam Theatre, UArts Dance, 1pm Tim Motzer live score, Curt Haworth choreography

May 2017

4 Sister Gertrude Morgan Experience in NEW ORLEANS JAZZ FESTIVAL
The Ace Hotel, New Orleans: Vinyl Record Release and Live Recording/ Gilles Peterson BBC
King Britt, Tim Motzer with
James Rouse, Barry Meehan, Damon Benet

http://www.acehotel.com/m/calendar/neworleans/sister-gertrude-morgan-lets-make-record-evening-king-britt-friends

Bandit 65 May 2017 European Tour

Kurt Rosenwinkelguitar, electronics
Tim Motzer – ac guitar, guitar synth, electronics
Gintas Janusonisdrums, percussion, electronics

11 Liege, Belgium – Theatre de Liege
13 Madrid, Spain – Cafe Berlin
14 Barcelona, Spain – Jamboree Jazz Festival 8/10pm
16 Sevilla, Spain – Teatro de Lope de Vega
18 Innsbruck, Austria – Triebhaus
20 Bonn, Germany – Jazzfest Bonn, Haus der Geschichte

22 Tim Motzer & Bernhard Wostheinrich live broadcast RSD radio, Berlin

JUNE 2017

2 Tim Motzer & Bernhard Wostheinrich with Volker Lankow, Berlin at Toms Hemp. 8pm

4 Syria: The Fractal of We CEC 8pm
Group Motion presents new work Solo Not Alone by San Francisco based choreographer Aura Fischbeck, and Syria, a Fractal of We, music and video by New York based composer Niloufar Nourbakhsh.

Dance by Group Motion Company
Live music by Tim Motzer
Direction by Manfred Fischbeck

June 4th, 7:00pm
Meetinghouse Theater, CEC
3500 Lancaster Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Tickets: $20 or $15 (Students and Artists)

6 ORION TANGO album release, BENT KNEE Kung Fu Necktie, Philadelphia 8PM
http://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1472969

15 ORION TANGO Tasker House, Philadelphia

25-July 1 American Dance Festival, Duke University, Durham NC

JULY 2017

15-22 American Dance Festival (part 2)

20 Tim Motzer Solo
an evening in the legendary The Cave of ambient guitarscape madness! Do come!!
THE CAVE 452 1/2 W. FRANKLIN ST. CHAPEL HILL, NC 27516

24-28 Kimmel Creative Music Jazz Camp, Philadelphia

25 Orion Tango jazz workshop on improvisation Kimmel Creative Music Jazz Camp.

25 Fhloston Paradigm at Johnny Brendas, Philadelphia

28 Fhloston Paradigm at National Sawdust, Brooklyn

AUGUST 2017

4 Orion Tango live broadcast on WKCR-fm, Columbian University, NYC

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13 Tim Motzer Solo
broadcast on WXPN’s Stars End 2am
New album is Unseen Universe on 1k

SEPTEMBER 2017

23 Event Horizon concert series at the Rotunda
Tim Motzer solo guitar + electronics, ambient avant garde
with Power Vacuum and Off Land (from Boston)
http://www.eventhorizonseries.org/

24 Ursula Rucker + Tim Motzer at Perlman Philadelphia Museum of Art

 

OCTOBER 2017

3 ORION TANGO at Kung Fu Necktie

 

 

October

PAST DATES:

2016 Tim Motzer live performance dates 

January 5th, 2016
ORION TANGO on the Key Sessions at
WXPN studios. Live recording, video session.

January 6th, 2016
ExtraDark/DeviantPhilly Collective,
Kung Fu Necktie, Philly

January 28th, 2015
ORION TANGO, with ECHOTEST (Julie Slick, Marco Machera)
OUT OF THE BEARDSPACE
8 x 10, Baltimore, MD

February 3rd, 2016
ExtraDark/DeviantPhilly Collective,
Kung Fu Necktie, Philly

March 3, 2016
ExtraDark/DeviantPhilly Collective,
Kung Fu Necktie, Philly

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April 5th, 2016
TIM MOTZER Solo Broadcast

Live broadcast on Digital Dreams radio program, WLFR-fm
Tim Motzer improvising deep soundscapes and drift for 90 minutes at
91.7 FM in Atlantic County, New Jersey at Stockton University.
Digital Dreams comes your way on Tuesday nights from
10PM-Midnight EST and is hosted by Mark Dickson.
Listen online: http://www.wlfr.fm/

April 21,22,23
Faustin Linyekula + special guests: Philly Files
Congolese dancer and choreographer Faustin Linyekula looks at North Philadelphia
through movement, storytelling, community, and improvised live music by King Britt,
Anthony Tidd, Tim Motzer,  Heru Shabaka-ra and dancers from UArts.
https://paintedbride.org/events/faustin-linyekula-for-re-place-ing-philadelphia/

April 27
SUPASISTER presents
Ursula Rucker + special guests
live music by Tim Motzer and Wendel Patrick
music selector: HPrizm
Silk City, Philadelphia
9pm

April 29, 30
UArts Dance at the Merriam Theatre, Philadelphia 7pm
Curt Haworth – choreography
Tim Motzer – live music score

May 2-11
BANDIT 65 European Tour 
Kurt Rosenwinkel – guitar, electronics
Tim Motzer – guitar synth, electronics
Gintas Janusonis – drums, percussions, electronics

    May 3 Budapest, Hungary  – Budapest Jazz Club
    May 5 Berlin, Germany – XJazz, Privatclub
    May 6 Milan, Italy – Blue Note
    May 7 Montpelier, France – KOA Festival
    May 9 Vienna, Austria – Porgy & Bess
    May 11 Prague – JazzDock

May 16
Group Motion Monday Night Improv Lab performance
live score: Tim Motzer
directed by Manfred Fischbeck
CEC, Philadelphia

May 27 and 29, 2016
MODAFE 2016 (Modern Dance Festival Korea)
live score: Tim Motzer
Won Kim choreography, dancer
Arko Theater Small Hall Seoul, Korea
http://www.modafe.org/modafe2015/english/modafe.asp

June 10 and 11
(NO)E(XIT)N-TRANCE: inter-terrestrial sightings
Group Motion Dance
score: Tim Motzer

directed by Manfred Fischbeck
Drexel Annex Black Box Theatre, Philadelphia

Saturday, June 18th
Beardfest
TIM MOTZER SOLO
Sunrise ambient set
guitar/electronics
http://www.beardfest.net/

June 27
ORION TANGO & GIANT DWARF
Tim Motzer – guitars + electronics
Barry Meehan – bass + electronics
Jeremy Carlstedt – drums
Ortliebs, Philadelphia
presented by deviant

July 8-14
American Dance Festival, ADF
Durham, NC

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BANDIT 65 Summer Euro Tour 2016
Kurt Rosenwinkel
guitar, electronics
Tim
Motzer – ac guitar, guitar synth, electronics
Gintas Janusonis
drums, percussion, electronics

TBC, more info soon

July 2016
28 Valencia, Spain
29 Nigran, Spain
30 Cadiz, Spain

August 2016
3 Rome, Italy
4 Firenze, Italy
5 Cosenza, Italy
7 Reggio Calabria, Italy
9 Potenza, Italy
10 Trento, Italy

with Jim Hamilton
17 Philadelphia, Vernon Park

27 Don McCloskey Bristol Theatre, Bristol

September 2016
King Britt presents SYLK130 20th ReUnion
4 TLA, Philadelphia

Bandit 65 USA dates
8 Boston – Regatta Bar
9 Philadelphia – Chris Jazz Cafe
10 Philadelphia – Chris Jazz Cafe
16 Montreal – Upstairs Jazz Club
17 Brattleboro, VT – Vermont Jazz Center
18 LA – Moss Theatre (Santa Monica)

w Ursula Rucker opening for Bilal
24 Philadelphia, Johnny Brendas

October 2016
26-Nov4 Morroco
with Olivier Tarpaga

November 2016

19 Storytellers.  Christ Church

December 2016

27 WLFR-fm Stockton University
live radio broadcast Tim Motzer – solo,
Mike Hunter, Chuck Van Zyl
27 hour marathon.

 

 

 

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2015  dates

Julie Slick-Marco Marchera Fourth Dementia Tour + Out of the BeardSpace
January 27, 2015
Gypsy Sally’s, Washington DC
w Julie Slick, Marcho Marchera, Pat Mastelotto, Tim Motzer

January 28, 2015 
8 x 10 Baltimore, MD
w Julie Slick, Marcho Marchera, Pat Mastelotto, Tim Motzer

January 29, 2015
NJ ProgHouse, Dunellen, NJ
w Julie Slick, Marcho Marchera, Pat Mastelotto, Tim Motzer
http://www.njproghouse.com/2014/10/21/julie-slick-marco-machera-w-special-guests-out-of-the-beardspace-january-29-2015/

January 30, 2015
Hard Rock Cafe Philadelphia
w Julie Slick, Marcho Marchera, Pat Mastelotto, Tim Motzer, Dejha Ti

January 31, 2015
The Spectrum NYC
w Julie Slick, Marcho Marchera, Pat Mastelotto, Tim Motzer

February 6, 2015
Philadelphia Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
Harold Prince Theatre with Ursula Rucker 8pm

February 7, 2015
Philadelphia Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
Harold Prince Theatre with Ursula Rucker 8pm

February 14, 2015
The Mermaid Inn, Philadelphia  9pm
w Jim Hamilton, June Lopez, Tim Motzer

March 21,22 2015
TAP
live score by Olivier Tarpaga and Tim Motzer
March 21 4pm show. March 21 7pm show
March 22 4pm show
Christ Church Neighborhood House,
20 N. American Street, Philadelphia

March 27, 2015
with Iris Freeheart
Temple University, Philadelphia

April 3, 2015
Fringe Arts first Friday series:
THE WORLD IS A SCREEN
featuring
NATASHA KMETO [vocals/electronics] TIM MOTZER  [guitar/electronics] HPRIZM [electronics] CORI OLINGHOUSE [dance] KAI KLEINBARD [dance]

THE WORLD IS A SCREEN is an evening of experimental dance and music curated
by Kate Watson-Wallace and King Britt that pulls together five artists who think cinematically
in their art making. These artists are brought together in this configuration for the first time to
perform an improvisational score. http://fringearts.com/event/the-world-is-a-screen/

April 9
UARTS DANCE with LIVE SCORE PERFORMED BY TIM MOTZER
Choregraphed by Manfred Fischbeck Gerschmann Y, Philadelphia

April 10
JIM HAMILTON + TIM MOTZER
Mermaid Inn, Chestnut Hill 9pm

April 22
GROUP MOTION Monday Night Improv Lab:
WHERE ARE WE GOING?
directed by Manfred Fischbeck
live score by Tim Motzer 8pm
CEC, West Philadelphia
https://www.facebook.com/events/1417851415190243/

April 24, 2015
JAMAALADEEN TACUMA presents
THE OUTSIDERS
Improvised & Creative PopUp Music Festival
CEC, 3500 Lancaster Ave, West Philadelphia

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April 25, 2015
Jim Hamilton & Tim Motzer
BARNSTOCK FESTIVAL
Steel Bird Farm, Huntingdon Valley, PA

April 30, 2015
BellTower Music presents: It Was the Aliens
Iris Freeheart with Tim Motzer
Upstairs at Time 1315 Sansom St Philadelphia 9pm

May 1, May 2, 2015
UARTS Dance at the Merriam Theatre. Olivier Tarpaga Choregrapher
Live Score by Tim Motzer, Olivier Tarpaga, + special guests.
Merriam Theatre, Avenue of the Arts, Philadelphia

May 2, 2015 (Day)
12th annual Dream Flag Project
Poems by high school students
National Constitution Center, Philadelphia

May 5, 2015
Fringe Arts with Ursula Rucker

May 22 & 23rd, 2015
URSULA RUCKER My Fathers Daughter
with live score performed by TIM MOTZER
Freedom Theatre, Philadelphia

June 6, 2015
Pamela Herthington TAP Live score by Jim Hamilton and Tim Motzer
Gerschmann Y, Philadelphia

June 10, 2015
r_m_s
featuring Julie Slick, Tobias Ralph, Tim Motzer

with support (to be announced)
Boot and Saddle, Philadelphia doors 8pm

June 12, 2015
BEARDFEST 
r_m_s
featuring Julie Slick, Tobias Ralph, Tim Motzer
headlining the Woods Stage at 7:30pm
http://beardfest.net/tickets.html
Hammonton, NJ at Paradise Lakes Campground

June 20-26th, 2015 10-12am
June 27, 2015 3-5pm
Facing Front Workshops (closed to the public)
Neighborhood House, Philadelphia

July 11, 2015
Ursula Rucker & Tim Motzer
Tiberino Museum (more info coming soon)

July 12, 2015
Tim Motzer & Zach LoPresti
Rumpus Art Fundraiser (more info coming soon)

July 21, 2015
Kimmel Center Jazz Summer Camp Workshop Session
with Orion Tango (Jeremy Carlstedt, Barry Meehan, Tim Motzer)

August 7, 2015
Ursula Rucker + Tim Motzer, Sonia Sanchez,
Monnette Sudler, Yolander Wisher, and more!
Germantown Stars Under the Stars

8-10pm Vernon Park 19144
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August 8, 2015
Julie Slick, Tim Motzer, Tobias Ralph
House Concert (more details to be announced)

August 19, 2015
Improv Workshop Performance
Dancers directed by Manfred Fischbeck
live music score by Tim Motzer
Communty Education Center, Philadelphia

August 22, 2015
Ursula Rucker & Tim Motzer
Tekrema Center for Art and Culture
Ellis Marsalis Center for Music 6-9pm
NEW ORLEANS, LA

September 8, 2015
Fringe Arts Festival
Fringe Arts After Party 10:30-1:30
Tim Motzer in a rare DJ set: 
Selections from his archive

September 16, 2015
SOLO MOTZER
Water Under the Bridges
Beth Clevenstine and Paul Santoleri:
Mural Arts Open Reception
Fountain & Umbria Sts, Manayunk 6-8pm

September 24, 2015
Ursula Rucker & Tim Motzer
Fringe Arts, Philadelphia

October 8, 2015
TIM MOTZER – SOLO guitar + electronics
with Air is Human (residency)
Ortliebs, Philly 9pm  Free Show!

October 10th, 2015
Improvisation with FAUSTIN LINYEKULA, KING BRITT, ANTHONY TIDD, 
TIM MOTZER, and HERU SHABAKA-RA
7pm – 8:30pm at Painted Bride Art Center. $10 General Admission.
Re-PLACE-ing Philadelphia is a project of Painted Bride Art Center
that uses the arts and public dialogue to bring seemingly invisible
cultural memories to light and enrich our city’s history.

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November 1, 2015
ORION TANGO
Barry Meehan | Tim Motzer | Jeremy Carlstedt

Prog House, Dunellen, NJ (more details to come)

November 6, 2015
Ursula Rucker My Father’s Daughter
Live Score by Tim Motzer
First Person Arts Festival, Philadlephia

November 16-20
Ursula Rucker My Father’s Daughter
Live Score by Tim Motzer
Kelly-Strayhorn Theatre, Pittsburgh, PA3

December 13, 2015
Ursula Rucker curated evening.
Win Win Coffee Bar, Philly 8pm


 

2014

TIM TOM CLUB
February 22   Tim Motzer & Tom Spiker guitar duo
Belefonte Cafe Delaware 7-9pm

Saturday March 8 7:30
MOTZER, CARLSTEDT, WILMS

Tim Motzer with Jeremy Carlstedt and Jeremy Wilms + Intra Faction + Talibam!
Friends and Lovers 641 Classon Avenue, Crown Heights, Brooklyn NY

Saturday April 5 11:30am
THE DREAM FLAG PROJECT
Tim Motzer will be performing with young poets ages 8-16 presenting their dream poems.
National Constitution Center, 525 Arch Street, Independence Mall, Philadelphia

Saturday April 12 8pm
TIM MOTZER SOLO + GEORGE WALLACE + THE TANGENT PROJECT

Season opener of The Gatherings Concert Series
St. Mary’s Church at University of Pennsylvania, 3916 Locust Walk, West Philadelphia

Thursday April 17, and Saturday April 19 7pm
UARTS DANCE with LIVE SCORE PERFORMED BY TIM MOTZER & MAX GAST

Choregraphed by Manfred Fischbeck
Merriam Theatre, Avenue of the Arts, Philadelphia

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Tuesday April 22 8pm
CHICAGO UNDERGROUND DUO + TIM MOTZER & BART MILTENBERGER

Opening for Chicago Underground Duo,
Boot & Saddle, 1131 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia 8pm
An Ars Nova Workshop Presentation

Friday April 25, and Saturday April 26 7pm
UARTS DANCE with LIVE SCORE PERFORMED BY TIM MOTZER 

Choregraphed by Curt Haworth
ArtsBank, Avenue of the Arts, Philadelphia

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Tuesday April 29th 8pm
KURT ROSENWINKEL, TIM MOTZER, GINTAS JANUSONIS 

The debut of BANDIT 65
with live visuals by Dejha Ti
Underground Arts, 1200 Callowhill Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Thursday May 15  8pm
G. Calvin Weston’s FLYING COLORS

Tim Motzer, G. Calvin Weston, Elliot Garland, and Dave Dzubinski
The Rotunda, 4014 Walnut Street, West Phildelphia

Monday May 19 7pm
Last May Play

Dance/Music/Visuals
Dancers with choreographyby Manfred Fischbeck, music by Tim Motzer, visuals by Dejha Ti
Dance Space Mt.Vernon Street, Philadelphia
https://www.facebook.com/events/1397581267193121/

Thursday May 29 8pm-10pm
Dance Improv Workshop – Last Hurrah

@ Dance Space 1721 Mt. Vernon Street Philadelphia PA

Friday May 30  5pm until 6:30
Ursula Rucker Mural Dedication

1531 Ridge Avenue Philadelphia PA

Sunday June 15
JAZZ VESPERS

6900 Stenton Avenue
Robert Burden – tap
Tim Motzer – guitar
Mike Pietrusko – traps

Thursday June 19   8pm
TIM TOM CLUB

Tim Motzer, Tom Spiker duo
TBA, Delaware

Saturday July 5  9pm
JIM HAMILTON & TIM MOTZER 

with very special guest URSULA RUCKER
The Mermaid Inn, Chestnut Hill

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TIM MOTZER SOLO – IN STORE PERFORMANCE
with projections by Dejha Ti
Saturday July 19th 
AKA Music 2nd St. near Market

Thursday July 24 9pm
The debut of FuZzz

presented by Tim Motzer
with Barry Meehan, Jeremy Carlstedt
A happening of progressions, experimentalism, improvisations
with live visual projections by Dejha Ti
a monthly at Underground Arts

August 8
BACK TO BASICS REUNION

Hard Rock Philadelphia
King Britt, Dozia, Anthony Tidd, Chuck Treece, Tim Motzer, Damon Benet
Lady Alma, ?uestlove, Philip Yaeger, James Poyser

TIM MOTZER SOLO
Live from Stars End record release shows

with visuals by Dejha Ti
Saturday July 19th
AKA music 6pm in-store performance Philadelphia

Friday August 1st
WPRB radio live performance. Princeton, NJ 103.3FM
1am Saturday morning late night

Wednesday August 6th
Spectrum NYC 7pm
121 Ludlow Street
Floor 2
NYC NY 10002

Thursday August 14th
Johnny Brendas Philadelphia 9pm
1201 Frankford Avenue
Philadelphia PA 19125

An evening of solo performances
Tim Motzer
with solo sets by special guests:
Brandon Seabrook
Mary Lattimore

Saturday August 16
Markus Reuter, David Rothenberg, Tim Motzer
Quinns Beacon, NY

EUROPE

August 22
Coolfli, Wroclaw, Poland Tim Motzer solo w Dejha Ti visuals

August 23
Bielefeld House Concert

August 24
Townhall Kulturverein-Borgholzhausen – Tim Motzer solo

BERLIN Residency

August 29
Einundzwanzigzwölf Salon der Verzückung w Sasha Pushkin, Bernhard Woestheinrich

August 30
Loophole Berlin

September 5
Gallery 14B Berlin

September 6
Greenhouse Berlin

September 7
Ma Thilda Berlin

ITALY

September 13
Chieti, Italy w Julie Slick, Marco Machero, Dejha Ti Open Air Concert.

Philadelphia Fringe Festival dates
September 20
#Shamanic Interfaces fringe fest CEC Philadelphia 8pm
September 21
#Shamanic Interfaces fringe fest CEC Philadelphia 8pm

Oktober 5
Tim Motzer interview from Berlin Germany
05.10. Soundscapes No.1 – Tim Motzer (USA) (Interview & Verlosung)
on http://grooove-station.net/
grooove-station.net

October 11
Muhlenberg University duo with Ursula Rucker.

October 12
with Lucas Brown, Max Gast, Wes Rast
Mural at 1425 Christian St.
Mural Arts Society & American Composers Forum
http://heartthesewalls.acfphiladelphia.org/

October 17
Lairs of Self. Design Philadelphia. Ice Box. Crane Arts. Philadelphia
immersive multimedia experience a 5000 sq ft visually mapped space
with newly composed electronic music by tim motzer with vocals by kyra garey from Berlin, Germany.

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http://lairsofself.com/  6pm – 10pm 1400 n. american street

November 8
Rotunda. Philadelphia Tim Motzer SOLO

November 22
Session House, Tokyo JAPAN with Olivier Tarpaga

November 23
Session House, Tokyo JAPAN with Olivier Tarpaga

November 26
Gilly’s, Dayton, Ohio Tim Motzer Solo, w Dejha Ti visuals
opening for psychodots. 8pm

November 28
Southgate House Revival, Newport, KY Tim Motzer Solo, w Dejha Ti visuals
opening for psychodots.  8pm

December 6
Fire Museum presents:
Tim Motzer Solo +
Amirtha Kidambi Trio
The First Banana Fishtown, on Dauphin Street just off
of Frankford Ave, Philadelphia