2017:

6/26/17 @ The Brick House, 24 3rd St, Turners Falls, Massachusetts 01376
AVA MENDOZA SOLO 
also: 23 Ensemble, Brittany Brideau (Hot Dirt)

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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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6/30/17 @ Constellation, 3111 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL
w/ Jacob Garchik's YE OLDE- Jacob- trombone / Jonathan Goldberger- guitar / Mary Halvorson- guitar / Ava Mendoza- guitar / Vinnie Sperrazza- drums
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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
NELS CLINE ACOUSTIC GUITAR EXTRAVEGANZA
Nels- guitar, composition / Elliott Sharp- guitar / Julian Lage- guitar / Mary Halvorson- guitar / Brandon Seabrook- guitar / Ava Mendoza- guitar

9/9 @ Silent Barn, 6-3 Bushwick Ave., Brooklyn
UNNATURAL WAYS
also: GLOCKABELLE, REINA TERROR, JUDITH BERKSON, HENRY FRASER BAND

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9/9/17 @ Concerts in the Catacombs, Brooklyn
w/ Matt Bauder's HEARING THINGS- 
Matt Bauder – Saxophones /JP Schlegelmilch – Organ /Vinnie Sperrazza – Drums / Ava- guitar

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9/26/17-10/15/17 UNNATURAL WAYS EUROPEAN TOUR
(Ava- guitar, sing / Tim Dahl- bass / Sam Ospovat- drums)
9/27  Oslo, NO
9/28 Gent, BE
9/29 Bergen, NO
10/2 Cologne, DE
9/5 Gothenburg, SE
more 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 @ House show Brooklyn, email ava (dot) mendoza (at) gmail (dot) com for details
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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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

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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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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 4/30/17 @ Downtown Music Gallery, 13 Monroe St., Manhattan
AARON NOVIK GROUP- Aaron- clarinet, composition / Jeremiah Cymerman- clarinet / Ava- guitar / Brandon Seabrook- guitar
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5/7/17 11pm @ Cobra Club, 6 Wyckoff Ave., Brooklyn
UNNATURAL WAYS- Ava- guitar, sing / Tim Dahl- bass / Sam Ospovat- drums
also:
LAWSUITS, PAINTED FACES, FECES
5/14/17, 8pm @ Sump, 1563 Decatur Street, Queens,
AVA MENDOZA solo- guitar, electronics, voice
also:
SHANE PARISH- solo guitar
BRANDON SEABROOK- solo guitar
JR BOHANON- solo guitar
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5/14/17, 11pm @ Cobra Club, 6 Wyckoff Ave., Brooklyn
CHASER- Dominika Michalowska- vox / Ava- guitar / Shayna Dulberger- bass / Oran Canfield- drums
also: OOF, ALIEN TRILOGY
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5/17/17 @ Park Church Co-op, 129 Russell Street, Brooklyn
AVA MENDOZA solo- guitar, electronics, voice
also:
SIR RICHARD BISHOP- solo guitar
ROBERT MILLIS- solo guitar/ voice
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5/20/17 @ Le Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker St., Manhattan
AVA MENDOZA solo- guitar, electronics, voice
also:
NELS CLINE FOUR (Nels- guitar, compositions / Julian Lage- guitar / Scott Colley- bass / Tom Rainey- drums)
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5/31/17 @ Nublu, 62 Avenue C, Manhattan
w/ AARON NOVIK GROUP- Aaron- clarinet, compositions / Ava- guitar / Shayna Dunkleman- Eli Wallace- keys / Trevor Dunn- electric bass / Ches Smith- drum machines / Shayna Dunkelman- electric marimba, percussion / Sam Ospovat- drums, percussion / Amirtha Kidambi- vocals / 
Kristin Slipp- vocals
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6/3/17 @ Barbes, 376 9th Street, Brooklyn 11215
w/ HEARING THINGS (Matt Bauder- tenor sax, compositions / JP Schlegelmilch- keys / Ava- guitar / Vinnie Sperazza- drums)