UPCOMING SHOWS:

  • SUNDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2022
    High Line Brewing: 1318 9 Ave SE, Unit #113
    (access via Minh Chau parking lot off 9th Ave SE)
    8-10pm, 18+, $10 cover


    >>>>> LAST BUG INCISION SHOW OF 2022! <<<<<

    UPDATE as of noon on DEC 18 >>>>>>>
    SLIGHT TIMING CHANGE: The show will now run from 8-10PM with the two acts listed below


    It's been a fine year back in action after so few shows in 2020-21, and we're pleased to see that attendance and new faces are more prominent than ever at the High Line Brewing shows. Highlights of 2022 include Eugene Chadbourne's triumphant return to Calgary after one his longer absences, Jason Kahn's stop here on his epic North American tour, and of course Oren Ambarchi and crys cole in October. That is not to mention, of course, all the amazing local groups and first time meetings from Calgary players. Thanks to all who played and listened.

    CIRCULAR SPARROW
    A few years back, main Bug Incision operator Chris Dadge was asked to assemble a group for New Works Calgary festival performance at Festival Hall. The group was meant to represent Bug Incision as a whole in some way, so he opted to choose some of the longest-running and/or vibrant players the community had to offer. The group that eventually came together - Jiajia Li on flutes, Lydia Pineau on percussion and electronics, Jonathon Wilcke on reeds, and Nate Waters on reeds and electronics - played an improv-heavy composition by Dadge, but it was the totally free improvising that happened while they were warming up that may have been the most exciting fruits of this group. So, the reunion of this particular lineup will do just that.

    chrisdadge.com // jiajiamusic.com // natewaters.ca // artsncrafts.bandcamp.com

    THE QUARTET THE BAND
    A made-to-order new group from the minds of Cain Davis and his crew of co-conspirators, in this case Jesse Conradson, Matt Purdue, and Kale Van Reekum. Davis is a key member of a fertile sub-scene within the Bug Incision community which includes these other fine humans and few others. This crew is one of the more active and committed hubs of energy within Calgary's creative music scene, showing a wild disregard for conventional instrumentation and musicianship, but lacking no degree of seriousness or authenticity. The label and concert series that floats around them - Vocational Sound Company - has also provided another valuable outlet for the city's more adventurous minds. This set will see the quartet playing an electric guitar-only set, and is as usual destined to be a riveting and raucous ride.

    ++ between-set music provided by DJ Jeremy Curry


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