Open Space New Music: Eugene Chadbourne [eclectic multi-instrumentalist from the U.S.]; Scott Henderson [local guitarist]
@the fifty fifty arts collective
2516 Douglas St.
Eugene Chadbourne: Instrumentalist, Composer, Performer and Writer.
One one the underground communities most well known and well loved eccentrics who continues to tour and release an endless series of innovative recordings. After releasing his 1976 debut, Solo Acoustic Guitar , Eugene began collaborating on purely improvisational music with the visionary saxophonist John Zorn and the acclaimed guitarist Henry Kaiser. From being the front man of Shockabilly to the cover band Camper Van Beethoven Eugene has carved out a style of equal parts , free improvisation, protest music and avant-garde jazz. He has countless collaborations and continues to with today's most innovative musicians from all corners of the globe.
Scott Henderson: Guitarist , composer, engineer.
This remarkably talented guitarist and recording engineer has spent most of his life in the city of Victoria where as of 2002 he had operated his own recording studio for two decades. He is closely associated with the Canadian west coast punk and creative music scene, particularly the bands No Means No and the Dayglo Abortions.