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CALENDAR
2017

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Sat. 1/28/17 @ The Lab, 2948 16th St, San Francisco, CA 
AVA MENDOZA solo
also: MOE STAIANO ENSEMBLE

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Sun. 1/29/17 @ SF Jazz Center, Miner Auditorium
ROVA SAXOPHONE QUARTET PLAYS JOHN COLTRANE'S ASCENSION

Bruce Ackley soprano saxophone
Steve Adams alto saxophone
Larry Ochs tenor saxophone
Jon Raskin baritone saxophone
with
Ava Mendoza electric guitar
Trey Spruance (Secret Chiefs) electric guitar
Darren Johnston trumpet
Zeena Parkins electric harp
Fred Frith electric bass
Donald Robinson drums

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Tues. 1/31/17 @ 2665 21st Street, , Sacramento, CA
AVA SOLO
also: JON BAFUS/JED BREWER

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Fri. 2/3/17 @ pm me for details at ava dot mendoza at gmail, Oakland, CA
AVA SOLO
also: BRAN(...)POS, VOICEHANDLER (Danishta Rivero- voice, electronics/ Jacob Felix Heule- percussion, electronics), TAINTED PUSSY, LORD TANG

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Sun. 2/5/17 @ Cafe Racer, 5828 Roosevelt Way NE in Seattle, WA
Duo of MIKE GAMBLE- guitar / AVA MENDOZA- guitar

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Mon. 2/6/17 SoloWorkshop and Concert @ Oregon State University in Corvallis, OR
OSU Music Production and Technology presents: Ava Mendoza Workshop and Concert
Benton Hall, 1650 SW Pioneer Place, Oregon State University in Corvallis, OR
Improvisation and Touring Workshop- 1-3 pm
Concert with OSU Music Faculty- Ryan Biesack, Dana Reason and guest Mike Gamble- 7:30 pm
Free and open to the public

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Weds. 2/8/17 8pm @ The Waypost, 3120 N Williams Ave in Portland, OR
Creative Music Guild Presents:
AVA MENDOZA SOLO
also: THE CRENSHAW

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Sun. 2/12/17 @ Park Church Co-op, 129 Russell St, Brooklyn
AVA SOLO
also: Valerie Kuehne and the Wasps' Nests, Simon Hanes Group

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Weds. 2/22/17-Sun. 2/26/17 @ Collapsable Hole, 55 Bethune Street, Manhattan
Live score to
Sean Edward Lewis / LILAC CO.'s new play...
IGOR MORTIS
...Igor is there so the Dr. has someone to talk to. Inspired by Mary Shelley's novel.

FEB 22,23,24,25,26 8PM / MATINEE FEB 26 3PM / $18 GENERAL / $12 STUDENTS/SENIORS / $10 PREVIEW WED FEB 22 8PM
rsvp/info lilaccotheater@gmail.com 
set design/art direction by Ulla Warchol, sound design/live scoring by Ava Mendoza, lighting by John Anderson, sound engineer Eric Hoegemeyer,
assistant direction/video design by Thomas Kavanagh, written and directed by Sean Lewis
featuring Claire CampbellFletcher LiegerotMark Gowers#SarahCasey
Igor Mortis is supported by Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant
TICKETS: http:// www.brownpapertickets.com/ event/2790778

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Tues. 3/7/17 @ The Stone, corner of 2nd St. and Ave. C, Manhattan
I DON'T HEAR NOTHING BUT THE BLUES- Jon Irabagon- sax / Mick Barr- guitar/ Ava- guitar/ Mike Pride- drums

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Fri. 3/10/17 @ Machines with Magnets, 400 Main Street, Pawtucket, RI
UNNATURAL WAYS (Ava- guitar, sing / Tim Dahl- bass / Sam Ospovat- drums
also: HAIRSPRAY QUEEN, FINISHED, more TBA

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Tues. 3/28/17 @ Union Pool, 484 Union Avenue, Brooklyn
Improvs with BUKE AND GASE + AVA MENDOZA + RYAN OSLANCE (Ahleuchatistas) + JOHN NEIKRASZ (Why I Must Be Careful)
MARIA CHAVEZ DJ Set
http://www.bukeandgase.com/

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Sun. 4/9/17 @ Legion Bar, 790 Metropolitan Ave., Brooklyn
AVA MENDOZA SOLO
also: FAY VICTOR TRIO

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6/27/17 @ BAR, 254 Crown Street, New Haven, CT
Manic Productions presents:
AMERICAN ELM
AVA MENDOZA SOLO
DANIEL BACHMAN

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7/1/17 @ Iowa City Jazz Festival, Iowa City, Iowa
YE OLDE- Jacob- trombone / Jonathan Goldberger- guitar / Mary Halvorson- guitar / Ava Mendoza- guitar / Vinnie Sperrazza- drums

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8/26/17 @ The Stone, corner of Ave. C and 2nd Street, Manhattan
N
ELS CLINE ACOUSTIC GUITAR EXTRAVEGANZA
Nels- guitar, composition
Elliott Sharp- guitar
Julian Lage- guitar
Mary Halvorson- guitar
Brandon Seabrook- guitar
Ava Mendoza- guitar

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9/28/17-10/15/17 UNNATURAL WAYS EUROPEAN TOUR
(Ava- guitar, sing / Tim Dahl- bass / Sam Ospovat- drums)
dates TBA
contact Saudades Tourneen for booking:  jakob (at) saudades.at 

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PAST SHOWS 2017:

1/5/17 @ The Flat's BKSpeed Cafe, 308 Hooper St, Brooklyn
Jorrit Dijikstra- sax, electronics / Jen Baker- trombone / Ava Mendoza- guitar

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1/6/17 @ WINTER JAZZ FEST, NY
Jacob Garchik's YE OLDE- Jacob Garchik, trombone; Mary Halvoron, guitar; Jonathan Goldberger, guitar; Ava Mendoza, guitar; Vinnie Sperrazza, drums

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1/12/17 @ Muchmore's, 2 Havemeyer Street, Brooklyn
UNNATURAL WAYS (Ava- guitar, sing / Tim Dahl- bass / Sam Ospovat- drums)
also: MICK BARR + KID MILLIONS DUO, REG BLOOR, FREAK

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1/21/17 @ TBA
Queer Trash/Michael Foster presents:
AVA SOLO
also: Tyler Keen, Eames Armstrong & Cory O'Brien Duo, and Derek Baron.

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1/26/17 @ Silent Barn, 603 Bushwick Ave., Brooklyn
CHASER ( Dominika Michalowska (vokills) Ava Mendoza (guitar) Shayna Dulberger (bass) Oran Canfield (drums)
also: RODENTICIDE, PRIMA, OLD MAYBE

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