Tiptons Gig History

Concerts in 2013
Sat 12 January
SEATTLE, WA (9pm)
Royal Room
5000 Rainier Ave S., Seattle, WA 98118

Fri 18 January & Sat 19 January
SEATTLE, WA (8 pm)
The Chapel at Good Shepherd Center
Mythunderstandings, a oral history-driven multi-media performance featuring the Tiptons Sax Quartet
breaking out all of their instruments, in collaboration with
visual artist Aric Mayer and direction by Lisa Halpern.
4649 Sunnyside Ave. N / Seattle
(SW corner of 50th & Sunnyside in Wallingford)
A work-in-progress presentation funded in part by 4Culture.

Sun 20 January
KIRKLAND, WA (3pm)
Fundraiser for Studio East Training for the Performing Arts
11730 118th Ave NE, Suite 100
Kirkland, WA 98034
Info & Reservations (425) 820-1800

Summer 2012
US West Coast Tour
Thurs Aug 2
BELLINGHAM, WA (7-10 pm)
Blue Horse Gallery
301 W. Holly St., Bellingham, WA
360. 671.2305

Fri Aug 3
ANACORTES, WA (7-9 pm)
Cap Sante Marina Summer Concerts @ Sea Farers Memorial Park

~and~
Fri Aug 3
SEATTLE, WA (11pm)
Royal Room
5000 Rainier Ave S., Seattle, WA 98118

Sat Aug 4
SEDRO WOOLEY, WA (7-9pm)
River Front Park Summer Concerts

Wed Aug 8
ARCATA, CA (8pm)
Arcata Playhouse
1251 9th Street Arcata, CA 95521
(707) 822-1575

Thurs Aug 9
YACHATS, OR (8pm)
Yachats Commons

Fri Aug 10
PORTLAND, OR (8pm)
Alberta Rose Theater
3000 NE Alberta Street Portland, OR 97211
(503) 719-6055

Sat Aug 11
OLYMPIA, WA (8pm)
Salon Party at Bert Wilson & Nancy Curtis’ house
for info: smojazz (at) earthlink (dot) net

Sun Aug 12 SEATTLE (5-7pm) Teahouse Concerts Series
for info: rrbardach (at) gmail (dot) com

PAST TOURS AND FESTIVALS

The Tiptons had a wondrous tour of Europe in February/March, 2012, seeing friends, and playing excellent venues. We collaborated with great audio engineers, video makers, and visual artists, along the way. We’ll be posting new material shortly!

Spring 2012
European Tour
(Robert Kainar on drums)
Thanks to tour support from Salzburg Land
Weds 22 Feb TOULOUSE, F
Le Mandala Jazz Club
23 rue des Amidonniers 31000 Toulouse

Thurs 23 Feb LAUZERTE, F
le Puits du Jour
Place des Cornières, Lauzerte

Fri 24 Feb BORDEAUX, F
Le port de la lune / Comptoir du jazz
Quai de Paludate – 33800 Bordeaux

Sat 25 Feb GRENOBLE, F at 21:00
La Bastille
Quai Stéphane Jay

Sun 26 Feb SCHIO, I, alle 18:00
Centro Stabile della Culture
via Leogra, strada provinciale 46 al km 21
S.Vito di Leguzzano (Vicenza)

Mon 27 Feb FAENZA, I
Clan Destino
Viale Alfredo Baccarini, 21
48018 Faenza

Wed 29 Feb PIANCASTAGNAIO, I, alle 21:00
lo studio di registrazione Trappola Acustica
Concert & Live Recording!
Via Roma 384/A
Piancastagnaio (Siena)
Toscana

Fri 2 March ROMA, I
Lo STRIKE Spazio Pubblico Autogestito
Via Umberto Partini, 21
Portonaccio/ Casalbertone — Roma

Sat 3 March PETROIO (SI), I
Teatro Operaio

Tues 6 March ZAGREB, HR
Lauba House
Tiptons collaborate with artist Danijel Zezlj, live!
Baruna Filipovica 23a
10 000 Zagreb, Croatia
Tel: +385 1 6302115

Weds 7 March – ST. JOHANN/PONGAU, A
kultur plattform at Haus Der Musik
Ludwig Pechstrasse 7
St. Johann (near Salzburg)

Thurs 8 March SALZBURG, A
Jazz It Musik Club
Elisabethstra§e 11
5020 Salzburg

…then Sicily!
Curated by Curva Minore:
Fri 9 March AGRIGENTO alle 19:00
at Parco Archeologico della Valle dei Templi
Agrigento, Sicily

Sat 10 March CEFALU’ alle 18:30
at Teatro Salvatore Cicero
Via Roma
Cefalù, Sicily
~ concert cancelled, because the glass ceiling of the theater collapsed…

Sat 10 March PALERMO alle 21:30
Goethe-Institut, Sala Wenders
Via Paolo Gili, 4
90138 Palermo, Sicily
091 6528680

Sun 11 March ST. VITO al TAGLIAMENTO (PN), I alle 21:00
Antico Teatro Sociale Arrigoni

Weds 14 March LAVALETTE (Toulouse), F, 20:00
Antr’Amis

Thurs 15 March MONTPELLIER, F
Le Jam
15-16:30 Master Class
19:30 Concert
100 Rue Ferdinand de Lesseps
34070 Montpellier

Fri-Sun 16-18 March – GIGNAC, F
Workshop at Centre Culturel de Gignac

Sun 18 March GIGNAC, F 18:30
Espace Culturel
Mairie, 34150 Gignac

Fall 2011
West Coast Tour
(John Ewing on drums)

Fri 09 Dec: Bellingham WA
Blue Horse Gallery 7-10pm
301 West Holly St # 101, Bellingham, WA 98225
(360) 671-2305

Sat 10 Dec: Seattle WA
@ The Chapel Performance Space (Good Shepherd Center) 8pm
4649 Sunnyside Ave. N, 4th floor (corner of 50th St. in Wallingford)

Sun 11 Dec: Applegate, OR
Applegate River Lodge
15100 Highway 238
Applegate, OR 97530
Phone:541-846-6690

Mon 12 Dec: Arcata CA @
Arcata Playhouse 8pm
1251 9th Street, Arcata CA (707)-822-1575

Weds 14 Dec: San Francisco CA @
Beth Custer & BC Records 8pm
3227 Folsom Street
San Francisco, CA 94110

Thurs 15 Dec: Berkeley CA @
Subterranean Arthouse 7:30pm
2179 Bancroft Way, Berkeley CA

Fri 16 Dec: Ashland OR
Caldera Tap House
31 Water St Ashland, OR 97520-1859
(541) 482-4677

Sat 17 Dec: Yachats OR @
The Commons Main Stage

Sun 18 Dec: Portland OR
Alberta Rose Theater
with the Quadraphonnes
3000 Northeast Alberta Street
Portland, OR 97211
(503) 719-6055

Spring, 2011
(Lee Free on drums)
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Sat 26 Feb : Bushwick, NY
Cafe Orwell party
247 Varet Street New York, NY 11206
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Sun 27 Feb: Washington DC
House Party
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Thurs 03 Mar: Brooklyn NY
Dweck Center for Contemporary Culture @
Brooklyn Public Library
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Fri 04 Mar: Providence RI
The Speakeasy under 121
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Sat 05 Mar: New Paulz, NY
improvisation workshop @ SUNY; 3pm
Rosendale, NY
concert @ Market Market; 8pm
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EUROPEAN CONCERTS 2011
(Robert Kainar on drums)
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Tues 8 Mar: Zagreb, HR
KSET
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Weds 9 Mar: Linz, A
Smaragd
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Thurs 10 Mar: Salzburg, A
JazzIt
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Fri 11 Mar: Hardegsen, D
Initiative Kunst & Kultur Northeim e.V.
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Sat 12: Dresden, D
Jazzclub Neue Tonne
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Sun 13 Mar: Offenberg, D
Spitalkeller
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Mon 14 Mar: Udine, I
Cas*Aupa
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Tues 15 Mar: Ljubljana, SLO
Menza pri koritu, metelkova mesto
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Weds 16 Mar: Trieste, I
Casa delle Culture
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Thurs 17 Mar: Stainach, A
Culturzentrum Wolkenstein
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Fri 18 Mar: Chambéry (Savoie), F
Château da Caramagne 20:30
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Sat 19 Mar: Gignac, F
Centre du Culture – Master Class
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Sun 20 Mar:Gignac, F
Centre du Culture / Concert 6pm
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Tues 22 Mar: Munich, D
Import Export
Fall 2010 Tour
Mon 18 Oct: House Party in Washington D.C.

Tues 19 Oct: 701 Center for Contemporary Art $10
701 Whaley Street / Columbia SC 29201 / (803) 779-4571

Weds 20 Oct: Squidco 8pm
1003 N 4th St / Wilmington, NC 28401 / 917-535-0265

Thurs 21 Oct: The Southern Café and Music Hall 9pm
103 South 1st St. on the Downtown mall / Charlottesville, VA 22902 / (434)-977-5590

Fri 22 Oct: House Party in Brooklyn! 8-10pm
Contact Predrag Milovanovic at darinsin@yahoo.com for information & directions.

Sat Oct 23:
Dance New Amsterdam 9pm
Burlesque music show!
280 Broadway, Manhattan NY
(212) 625-8369

Sun Oct 24: Firehouse 13 7pm
with the fabulous Alec Redfearn & the Eyesores
not to miss!!
41 Central Street / Providence, RI 02907 / (401) 270-1801

Mon Oct 25: Barbès 7-9pm
376 9th St. (corner of 6th Ave.)
Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY
347 422 0248
suggested donation $10

TIPTONS INVADE MANHATTAN! Weds June 9, 2010:
The Tank, 9pm
Hell’s Kitchen, Manhattan, NY
354 W. 45th Street
between 8th and 9th
a rare treat!

Sat June 12, 2010:
Ella Lounge, Upstairs 8-11pm
Lower East Side, Manhattan, NY
9 Avenue A between First and Second Street
Tel: (212) 777-2230
with Viva! and also Jive Grave
suggested donation $10

January/February 2010
US Southern Tour

Weds 27 Jan: Brooklyn, NY 9pm
Rose Live Music
345 Grand Street
Brooklyn, NY 11211-4465
(718) 599-0069

Thurs 28 Jan: Baltimore, MD
An Die Musik
409 North Charles Street
Second Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
888.221.6170
410.385.2638

Fri 29 Jan: Charlottesville, VA
The Sound Studios 8pm
(434) 249-6191
Tiptons will also teach a music workshop that afternoon at Albemarle High School, which is open to the public.

Sat 30 Jan: Columbia, SC
701 Center for Contemporary Art
701 Whaley Street
(803) 779-4571 info@701cca.org

Sun 31 Jan: Athens, GA
ATHICA: Athens Institute for Contemporary Art
160 Tracy Street, Unit 4. Athens, GA 30601
with Pocketful of Claptonite
706.208.1613

Mon 1 Feb: Knoxville, TN
The Pilot Light
106 E. Jackson Ave. Knoxville, TN 37915

Tues 2 Feb: Martin TN
U Tennessee @ Martin: workshop & performance

Weds 3 Feb: Birmingham, AL
Bottle Tree Cafe
LADONNA SMITH
The TRANSFORMERS
The TIPTONS

Thur 4 Feb: Chattanooga TN
Barking Legs Theater
1307 Dodds Avenue
Chattanooga, TN 37404
(423) 624-5347

Fri 5 Feb: Marietta GA
All American Tavern
4930 Davidson Rd.
Marietta, GA 30068-4661
(770) 971-4770

Sat 6 Feb: Jazz On Edge 2010 7:30pm
Winter Garden Theatre
160 West Plant Street
Winter Garden FL 34787
407-877-4736

PAST TOURS
Summer 2009 European Tour
17 June: Munich, D
Freies Musikzentrum
18 June: Quero (Belluno), I
Centro Culturale di Quero
19 June: Verona, I
Carega Jazz Festival
Osteria a la Carega
20 June: Merkermeierhof, Buchkirchen bei Wels, A
Rad & Roll Festival bei Alter Schl8hof
23-25 June: Costa Masnaga, I
Music Workshop
26 June: Trieste dalla Casa delle Culture
27 June: Vienna, A
Donauinsel Festival
28 June: Zurich, CH
Kunstraum Walcheturm
30 June: Salzburg, A
Jazzit
1 July: Linz, A
Smaragd
2 July: Altheim, A @ Famous Club,

**3 July: Lunz am See, A
Wellenklaenge Festival
**This Engagement is supported by Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation through USArtists International with support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

TIPTONS SAX QUARTET: Laws of Motion
Laws of Motion is now available!
Recorded in Minneapolis in April 2008, during our tour with Chris Stromquist on drums, released on our label, Zipa! / Spoot Music.

13-20 April, 2009
East Coast US Tour
Tue 14 April: Garrett Hall at The University of Virginia
103 South First Street
Charlottesville Virginia 22902-5006
(434) 977-5590
Thurs 16 April: Dante Club
with Revolutionary Snake Ensemble
3 Dante Terrace on Craigie Street
Somerville, MA 02143
Fri 17 April: Office Lab 8pm
170 Westminster St., 3rd Floor, Providence, RI, 02803
Sat 18 April: Orion Studios
2903 Whittington Suite C
Baltimore MD 21230
Sun 19 April: Union Pool
484 Union Ave; Brooklyn, NY 11211
(718) 609-0484

16 June – 3 July, 2009
2008 DECEMBER – NW TOUR
Tiptons Sax Quartet Winter Tour
Thursday, December 11
The Tiptons & Blue Cranes @ galleryHOMELAND
2505 SE 11th Ave.
Portland, OR 97204
doors 7:30, Blue Cranes 8-9pm, The Tiptons 9-10pm.
ALL AGES. $8

Fri 12 Dec 8pm
Tiptons @ Bert Wilson?s Salon
Olympia, WA
Reservations & information: smojazz@earthlink.net
**This is a fantastic house concert series – but you need to make reservations!
Please contact Bert directly at the above email and he will send you the address and all the details. Thanks!

Sat 13 Dec 9pm
Tiptons @ The Josephine
608 NW 65th St
Seattle, WA 98117
Great space in Ballard/Phinney Ridge area! Reservations not required.
We’ll be rocking 2 sets!!
We’re getting rave reviews for our new CD, LAWS OF MOTION, recorded in April, available now on CD Baby

2008 WEST COAST ‘LAWS OF MOTION’ TOUR
with Chris Stromquist on drums
29 Aug: Arthouse (Olympia WA)
30 Aug: Goodfoot Lounge (Portland)
31 Aug: Bumbershoot Music Festival (Seattle)

May/June 2008 European Tour
with Jason Smart on drums.

16 May D-Viersen (Weberhaus)
17 May D-Hannover (Enercity Expo Cafe)
18 May D-Delitsch (Pfarrscheune)
19 May D-Goerlitz
20 May D-Berlin (B-Flat)
21 May D-Zehdenick (Klostergallerie)
22 May D-Kassel
24 May D-Kalefeld-Echte (Göttingen) (Gasthaus “Alter Bahnhof”)
25 May D-Offenburg (Spitalkeller)
26 May A-Vienna (Birdland)
28 May A-Linz (Smaragd)
30 May CH-Zurich (TAKTLOS Festival)
31 May A-Saalfelden (Nexus)
02 June HR-Pula (Cabahia)
03 June SLO-Ljubljana (Cankarjev Dom)
05 June SLO-Koper (DPZN)
06 June I-Premariacco (UD) ‘Ipplis Folk & Jazz’
07 June I – S. Vito di Legguzzano (Schio) (Centro Stabile della Cultura)
13 June I – Galbiate Lecco (Festival “Barriti”)
15 June D-Ahrtal (Festival)

April 2008 US Midwest Tour
with Chris Stromquist on drums.

16 April Philadelphia (Chris’ Jazz Cafe)
17 April NYC (Drom with NY Gypsy All Stars & Luminescent Orchestrii) 8:30pm
18 April Pittsburg (Gooski’s with Ishtar)
19 April Cincinatti (Blue Wisp Jazz Club) 6:30pm!
20 April Detroit (Bohemian National Home with Frank Pahl)
22 April Menomonie WI (Mabel Tainter Theater)
24 April Minneapolis (Dakota)
25 April Milwaukee WI (The Jazz Estate)

9/21 Viersen (D) Festival

September 2007 European Tour
9/22 Nürnberg (D) JazzStudio
9/23 Zagreb (HR) KSET
9/24 Zagreb (HR) Free Day!
9/25 Salzburg (A) JAZZ:IT
– Workshop (2-6PM)
– Presentation (8pm)
9/26 Ljubljana (SLO): Metelkova
9/27 Vienna (A) Miles Smiles
9/28 Ried (A) KIK
9/29 Hamburg (D) Stellwerk
9/30 Amsterdam (NL) S.S. Stubnitz

October 2007 US West Coast Tour

10/5 Chimicum (WA) Workshop
– Paradise Theater (4:30-6:30pm)
10/5 Pt. Townsend (WA) Concert
– Water Street Brewery (9:30pm-1am)
10/6 Orcas Island (WA)
– Performing Arts Center(8pm)
10/7 Bellingham (WA) Bendy Church
– Workshop (3-5pm)
– Concert (7pm)
10/9 Seattle (WA) In-Store Performance @ Silver Platters Queen Anne
10/10 Olympia (WA) Art House 8pm
10/11 Seattle (WA) Seattle Art Museum
– Earshot ‘Art of Jazz’ Series (5:30pm)
10/12 Portland (OR) Reed College
10/13 Eugene (OR) Cozmic Pizza
10/16 SF (CA) Boom Boom Room
10/17 Berkeley (CA) Ashkenaz 8pm
10/18 Arcata (CA) Muddy’s Hot Cup
10/20 Yakima (WA) Season’s Performance Hall
10/21 Seattle (WA) Tractor Tavern
– Earshot Jazz Festival

PREVIOUS 2007 ACTIVITIES
1/24 Seattle (WA) @ 7:30pm
Triple Door, Our last show with fabulous baritonista Tobi Stone.
You can hear some selections from this concert recording our MySpace site. Happily, Tobi will join us for some concerts in October, 2007.

Tiptons (mostly) European Tour Spring 2007
We welcomed back Sue Orfield on Tenor Sax, and Tina Richerson became our Baritonista.
We had a fantastic and very fun tour of Italy, Slovenia, Austria and Germany in March/April 2007. 25 cities in 31 days, with quite a few kilometers and greek salads under our belts – and lots of new friends. We taught music workshops in Slovenia, Austria and Germany, and met some wonderful other bands – like The Eternals from Chicago.

3/6 Tea Lounge, Brooklyn NY
3/8 Torino (I)
Spazio 211
3/9 Asti (I)
Diavolo Rosso
3/10 Trieste (I)
Casa delle Culture
3/11 Ljubljana (SLO)
Metelkova Rdece Zore/Red Dawns Festival
3/12 Ljubljana (SLO)
Metelkova Music Workshop
3/13 Halle (D)
Object 5
3/14 Leipzig (D)
naTo
3/15 Hannover (D)
Enercity Expo
3/16 Bielefeld (D)
Bunker Ulmenwall
3/17 Bielefeld (D)
Bunker Ulmenwall
Afternoon Workshop 3/17 Berlin (D)
Supamolli @ 2300
3/21 Berlin (D)
White Trash Fast Food 2100
3/22 Innsbruck (A)
P.M.K.
3/23 Salzburg (A)
JAZZ:IT
3/24 Salzburg (A)
JAZZ:IT Workshop & Presentation
3/25 Offenburg (D)
Spital Keller
3/26 Koper (SLO)
MKC
3/27 Massa-Cararra (SP) (I)
Tago Mago
3/30 Bibbiena (AR) (I)
Teatro Dovizi
3/31 S. Vito al Tagliamento (UD) (I)
Teatro Sociale Arrigoni
4/1 Massa Lombarda (RA) (I)
Crossroads Jazz @ Sala del Carmine
4/2 Cervia (RA) (I)
Pappafico
4/3 Perugia (I)
Loop Cafe
4/4 Faenza (I)
ClanDestino
4/5 Ancona (I)
Thermos
4/6 Roma (I)
: CSOA ex-Snia Viscosa
4/7 Salerno (I)
IROKO

2006 ACTIVITIES
1/28 Leavenworth (WA)
Uncle Uli’s
1/29 Seattle (WA)
Tractor Tavern
1/30 Vancouver (B.C. Canada)
RIME

March 1, 2, 3
Seattle (WA): Consolidated Works (ConWorks)
“Shop of Wild Dreams”
A collaborative performance featuring The Tiptons, Danijel Zezelj, and Aric Mayer.
Shop of Wild Dreams is a multi-media journey in 10 Chapters with live painting by internationally renowned Croatian painter Danijel Zezelj, video projections produced by visual artist Aric Mayer, and live multi-instrumental music composed and perfomed by the Tiptons. Urban mythology mixed with dreams. Beautiful.
3/9 Seattle (WA): Seattle Asian Art Museum, 5pm
Part of Earshot’s Art of Jazz Series

Spring 2006 European Tour
5/19 Goerlitz (D)
Jazz Festival
5/20 St. Georgen (A)
Treffpunkt Georgia
5/21 Gorizia (I)
Clandestino
5/22 Milano (I)
Club Le Scimmie
5/23 Rovigo (I)
Casa Circondariale
5/24 Trieste (I)
Casa delle Culture 5/25 Frankfurt (D)
Ladyfest
5/26 Bremen (D)
Breminale Fest
5/27 Eberswalde (D)
Jazz Festival
5/28 Rostock (D)
SS Stubnitz
5/30 Berlin (D)
B Flat
5/31 Leuven (B)
Villa Sqwattus Die
6/1 Ghent (B)
Vooruit
6/2 Dusseldorf (D)
Jazz Rally Festival
6/3 Bielefield (D)
Bunker Ulmenwall 6/5 Philadelphia (PA)
TriTone
6/6 New York City (NY)
Judson Church Great Small Works, Spaghetti Dinner.
6/7 Wilmington (DE)
Clifford Brown Jazz Festival
6/8 Winston-Salem (NC)
Speakeasy Jazz
6/9 Chattanooga (TN)
Chattanooga Theater
6/10 Atlanta (GA)
Eyedrum
6/11 Knoxville (TN)
Pilot Light
6/12 Richmond (VA)
Patchwork Collective
6/13 Brooklyn (NY)
PS 89 Day Show
6/13 New York (NY)
TONIC