2018:

1/28/18 @ Knockown Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave., Maspeth
Performing in Julius Eastman's piece GAY GUERILLA for guitar ensemble
The performance is part of “Julius Eastman: That Which is Fundamental,” curated by Tiona Nekkia McClodden and Dustin Hurt, organized by The Kitchen with the Eastman Estate and Bowerbird. Info here: http://thekitchen.org/event/julius-eastman-crazy-evil-gay

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2/20/18 @ H0L0, 1090 Wyckoff Ave., Brooklyn
MENDOZA SOLO
also: CHUCK BETTIS / FRANK VOGL duo, MARIA CHAVEZ

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3/2-3/18 Colombus, OH
Fuse Factory Electronic and Digital Arts Lab
13 E. Tulane Rd.
Frequency Fridays presents:
3/2/18 MENDOZA SOLO performance
also: KRISTIN BAN DRAKE, MIKE SHIFLET, ISTVAN MEDGYESI


3/3/18, 11 am Mendoza masterclass

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3/12-23/18 CACTUS TRUCK + AVA MENDOZA EUROPEAN TOUR
Most shows feature John Dikeman- tenor sax / Jasper Stadhouders- guitar, bass / Ava- guitar / Onno Govaert- drums

12 Cactus Truck ft Ava Mendoza, Cafe Oto, London, UK
13 Cactus Truck ft Ava Mendoza, TBA, Budapest, HU
14 Cactus Truck ft Ava Mendoza, Blue Tomato, Vienna, AT
15 Cactus Truck ft Ava Mendoza, Punctum, Prague, CZ
16 Cactus Truck ft Ava Mendoza, FMP The Living Music, Berlin, DE
18 Cactus Truck ft Ava Mendoza, Occii, Amsterdam, NE
19 Ava Mendoza, John Dikeman, Onno Govaert, Les Ateliers Claus, Brussels, BE
20 Ava Mendoza, John Dikeman, Onno Govaert, CCL, Lille, FR
22 Ava Mendoza, John Dikeman, Onno Govaert, ft John Hughes, Gängeviertel, Hamburg, DE
23 Ava Mendoza, John Dikeman, Onno Govaert ft Barry Guy, Freejazzfestival Saarbrücken, DE
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3/24/18 Ava Mendoza- guitar / Maxime Petit- bass / Will Guthrie- drums @ La Malterie, Lille, FR
3/25/18 Mendoza / Petit / Guthrie, venue TBA, Reims, FR

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4/5/18 @ Roulette, 509 Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn
William Hooker's MIGRATION
William Hooker- drums, composition
feat. 
Ras Moshe, Mark Hennen, Eriq A Robinson, Goussy, William Parker, Ava Mendoza, Dave Soldier

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4/12/18 Pratt Institute
Mendoza guest lecture at Cisco Bradley's Contemporary Jazz Avant-Garde class, 3:30 pm

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4/16-20/18 Austin, TX
Performance of Erin Markey's theater work BONER KILLER with Erin Markey and Emily Bate

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6/8/18 @ The Glass Museum, 50 Wilder St., Peterborough, NH
The Thing in the Spring Festival presents:
MENDOZA SOLO
also: WILLIAM PARKER & PATRICIA NICHOLSON, YONATAN GAT, SAMMUS

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6/22-23/18 MIAMI PSYCHFEST 2018, Miami, FL
6/22 w/ Kool Keith!- vocals, Steve Bristol- drums
6/23/18 UNNATURAL WAYS (Ava- guitar, sing / Tim Dahl- bass / Sam Ospovat- drums)

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6/30/18 @ National Sawdust, 80 N. 6th St., Brooklyn
National Sawdust Women's Music Festival presents: 
John Zorn's COBRA 
featuring: 
john zorn  conduction
ava mendoza  guitar
wendy eisenberg  guitar
zeena parkins keyboards, electric harp
sylvie courvoisier piano
annie gosfield  keyboards
ikue mori electronics
jenny choi violin
okkyung lee cello
kirsten lamb bass
sae hashimoto vibes, percussion
kate gentile drums
susie ibarra drums

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7/18-20/18 Lyon, FR
w/ Matt Bauder's HEARING THINGS @ Amphi Opera National de Lyon, Paris, FR

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10/20/18-11/4/18 UNNATURAL WAYS EUROPEAN TOUR
Ava Mendoza- guitar, sing / Tim Dahl- bass / Sam Ospovat- drums

11/26 @ Kernmacherei, Villingen-Schwenningen, DE
other dates TBA

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PAST 2018 SHOWS:

1/6, 1/7 and 1/14 @ Joe's Pub,  425 Lafayette St, Manhattan with ERIN MARKEY and EMILY BATE

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1/13/18 @ DROM, 85 Avenue A, Manhattan
HEARING THINGS- Matt Bauder- tenor sax, compositions / JP Schlegelmilch- keys / Ava- guitar / Vinnie Sperrazza- drums

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