ADVENTUROUS MUSIC BY THE BEACH


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Friday-Sunday, August 28-30, 2015


The 12th annual Carlsbad Music Festival is a 3-day summer celebration of
“adventurous music by the beach” in the charming seaside Village of Carlsbad.

3 ticketed Mainstage concerts. 60+ FREE performances. 12 venues.


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FESTIVAL ARTISTS


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TICKETED MAINSTAGE:

Todd Reynolds • Vicki Ray • Pandit Kartik Seshadri

FREE STAGES:

Adrianne Pope • Aurora Borealis • The Decisive Instant • Drew Ceccato & Kyle Motl • Elizabeth Kennedy Bayer • Euphoria Brass Band • G Burns Jug Band • George Sarah • HOCKET • Inspired and the Sleep • Jennifer Bewerse • Keith Haman & The Tin Stars • Kourosh Taghavi • LA Edwards • La Jolla Chamber Winds • The Liquorsmiths • Lou Damian Trio • MandoBasso • Matt McBane • Now Hear Ensemble • Ogd_S(11) Translation Has Failed • Paper Days • Paula Karolak • Peter Kuhn Trio • Qamar • The Red Fox Tails • San Diego Opera "Opera Exposed!" • sick balloons • Stephen Solook • Swarmius • Taken by Canadians • Trouble in the Wind





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Friday, August 28

Todd Reynolds

8pm Mainstage: Todd Reynolds get tickets | get Festival Passes
The violinist of choice for a generation of New York composers, Todd Reynolds performs a concert of works for violin and electronics by David Lang, Michael Gordon, Ingram Marshall and Reynolds himself. 

7:30pm FREE opening concert: HOCKET piano duo
limited seating: reserved seating available with Todd Reynolds Priority Ticket or VIP Festival Pass

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Saturday, August 29

Vicki Ray

8pm Mainstage: Vicki Ray get tickets get Festival Passes
One of the leading interpreters of contemporary piano music, Vicki Ray performs a concert of music for piano with electronics by Steve Reich, Donnacha Dennehy and Somei Satoh, and is joined by violinist Todd Reynolds for Meredith Monk’s “Gotham Lullaby.”
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2-7:30pm FREE New Currents Stage at St Michaels by the Sea
reserved seating available with VIP Festival Pass
SCHEDULED TO PERFORM: Adrianne Pope • The Decisive Instant • Drew Ceccato & Kyle Motl • Elizabeth Kennedy Bayer •  HOCKET  • Paula Karolak
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3:30-10pm FREE Village Music Walk locations throughout the Village of Carlsbad
kicks off with Euphoria Brass Band marching from the beach park at Pine Ave to the Giacoletti Music parking lot at State St+Carlsbad Village Dr
SCHEDULED TO PERFORM: Drew Ceccato & Kyle Motl • Euphoria Brass Band • G Burns Jug Band • George Sarah • HOCKET • Inspired and the Sleep • Keith Haman & The Tin Stars • The Liquorsmiths • Lou Damian Trio • MandoBasso • Ogd_S(11) Translation Has Failed • Paper Days • Peter Kuhn Trio • Qamar • The Red Fox Tails • sick balloons • Swarmius


Sunday, August 30

Kartik Seshadri

6pm Mainstage: Pandit Kartik Seshadri get tickets get Festival Passes
Disciple of Ravi Shankar and collaborator of Philip Glass called “today’s greatest sitar player,” Encinitas’ own Pandit Kartik Seshadri performs a concert of Indian classical music.
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1-5pm FREE New Currents Stage at St Michaels by the Sea
reserved seating available with VIP Festival Pass
SCHEDULED TO PERFORM: Aurora Borealis • Jennifer Bewerse • La Jolla Chamber Winds • Now Hear Ensemble • Stephen Solook • Adrianne Pope
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2:00-5:40 FREE Carlsbad by the Sea
SCHEDULED TO PERFORM: Kourosh Taghavi • LA Edwards • San Diego Opera Opera Exposed!

4-7:30pm FREE Concerts in the Park Magee Park
SCHEDULED TO PERFORM: Adrianne Pope • LA Edwards • Peter Wanjira •  Trouble in the Wind • more TBA



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MAP OF VENUES

  • “A starry array of new-music specialists…”
    - “A starry array of new-music specialists…”
  • “Founded and nimbly run by young composer-violinist Matt McBane, the festival provides a fresh West Coast forum for new music, commissioned, performed and served up with seriousness as well as audience accessibility.”

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  • “one of the area’s most innovative music showcases”
    - “one of the area’s most innovative music showcases”
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