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Friday, September 12, 2014, 8:00 pm at 142 Throckmorton Theatre
Featuring Mariah Parker (composer, pianist, santurist), Paul McCandless (Grammy award-winning woodwind virtuoso with the group Oregon), Matthew Montfort (pioneering guitarist with Ancient Future), Ian Dogole (global percussion), Brian Rice (Latin percussion), and Kash Killion (bass, cello). With special guest Michaelle Goerlitz on percussion.

142 Throckmorton Avenue, Mill Valley, CA. Tix: $20 general advance, $25 general day of performance, $35 reserved seating. Info: (415) 383-9600

Saturday, July 19, 2014 at Lick Observatory as part of the Music of the Spheres Concert Series. Featuring Matthew Montfort (scalloped fretboard guitar), Vishal Nagar (tabla), and Mariah Parker (santur)

Thursday, May 1, 2014, 7:30 pm at 142 Throckmorton Theatre
Featuring Mariah Parker (composer, pianist, santurist), Paul McCandless (Grammy award-winning woodwind virtuoso with the group Oregon), Matthew Montfort (pioneering guitarist with Ancient Future), Ian Dogole (global percussion), Brian Rice (Latin percussion), and Kash Killion (bass, cello). With special guest Michaelle Goerlitz on percussion.

142 Throckmorton Avenue, Mill Valley, CA. Tix: $20 general advance, $25 general day of performance, $30 reserved seating. Info: (415) 383-9600

Sunday, January 12, 2014, 7 pm, Don Quixote's International Music Hall, Ancient Future with Matthew Montfort (scalloped fretboard and fretless guitars), Vishal Nagar (tabla), and Mariah Parker (santur)
6275 Highway 9, Felton, CA 95018. Tix: $12 advance, $15 door. Info: Call 831-603-2294 or email tmm@cruzio.com.

Saturday, January 11, 2014, 8 pm, Trinity Chamber Concerts, Ancient Future with Matthew Montfort (scalloped fretboard and fretless guitars) and Vishal Nagar (tabla) plus special guest Mariah Parker (santur).
Trinity Chapel
, 2320 Dana Street between Bancroft Way & Durant Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704. Tix: $15 general, $10 senior/disabled/student. Info and reservations: 510-549-3864 or email info@trinitychamberconcerts.com.

Saturday, January 11, 2014, 10am - noon. West Coast Live. Ancient Future Trio with Matthew Montfort (scalloped fretboard guitar), Vishal Nagar (tabla), and Mariah Parker (santur).

Sunday, January 20, 2013, 8:00 pm at Freight & Salvage
2020 Addison Street, Berkeley, CA Tix: $20.50 in advance, $22.50 at the door. Info: (510) 644-2020

Featuring Mariah Parker (composer, pianist, santurist), Paul McCandless (Grammy award-winning woodwind virtuoso with the group Oregon), Matthew Montfort (pioneering guitarist with Ancient Future), Ian Dogole (global percussion), Brian Rice (Latin percussion), and Kash Killion (bass, cello)

We will be live-streaming our upcoming concert at The Freight & Salvage, which starts at 8p PT. Wherever you are in the world, you can tune in! You can purchase online tickets for $5 anytime at this link. The webcast will be viewable on computers, iPhones, and iPads. The show will not be recorded, but you can watch it live in HD

Saturday, January 19, 2013, 10:00 am — West Coast Live, broadcast live from Yoshi's, Oakland.

Sunday, October 28, 2012, 7:00 pm at 142 Throckmorton Theatre
Featuring Mariah Parker (composer, pianist, santurist), Paul McCandless (Grammy award-winning woodwind virtuoso with the group Oregon), Matthew Montfort (pioneering guitarist with Ancient Future), Ian Dogole (global percussion), Brian Rice (Latin percussion), and Kash Killion (bass, cello)

142 Throckmorton Avenue, Mill Valley, CA. Tix: $20 general advance, $25 general day of performance, $30 reserved seating. Info: (415) 383-9600

Sunday, August 26, 2012, 3:00 pm at 24th Street Theatre
Featuring Binay Pathak(Hindustani vocal & harmonium), Matthew Montfort (scalloped fretboard guitar), Abbos Kosimov (percussion), Joe Fajen (tabla), and Mariah Parker (keyboard, santur)

2791 24th Street, Sacramento, CA 95818. Tix: Student $5, Senior Citizen $7, Adult $10, Patron $20. All proceeds benefit Sohini Sangeet's Kolkata Senior Citizen Fund.

Saturday, August 25, 2012, 8:00 pm at North Columbia Schoolhouse Cultural Center
Featuring Binay Pathak(Hindustani vocal & harmonium), Matthew Montfort (scalloped fretboard guitar), Joe Fajen (tabla), and Mariah Parker (keyboard, santur)

17894 Tyler Foote Road, Nevada City, CA 95959. Tix: $15 advance, $18 at the door.

Sunday, July 29, 2012, at Sanskriti Festival of Classical Music and Dance, Amador Valley Theatre in Pleasanton
Featuring Mariah Parker (composer, pianist, santurist), Paul McCandless (reeds), Matthew Montfort (scalloped fretboard guitar), Sameer Gupta (percussion), and Kash Killion (bass, cello, sarangi)

Wednesday, February 29,2012, 7:30 pm at 142 Throckmorton Theatre
Featuring Mariah Parker (composer, pianist, santurist), Paul McCandless (Grammy award-winning woodwind virtuoso with the group Oregon), Ian Dogole (global percussion), and Fred Randolph (bass). Plus sets by Alex de Grassi, Jon Dendle, Teja Gerken and Ronnie Ray Padilla.

142 Throckmorton Avenue, Mill Valley, CA. Tix:$20, $30 reserved seating. Info: (415) 383-9600.

Thursday, October 6, 8:00 pm at 142 Throckmorton Theatre
Featuring Mariah Parker (composer, pianist, santurist), Paul McCandless (Grammy award-winning woodwind virtuoso with the group Oregon), Matthew Montfort (pioneering guitarist with Ancient Future), Ian Dogole (global percussion), Brian Rice (Latin percussion), and Fred Randolph (bass)

142 Throckmorton Avenue, Mill Valley, CA. Tix:$18 in advance, $23 at the door. Info: (415) 383-9600.

Saturday, August 6, 8:00 pm Ancient Future at Lick Observatory
I'll be performing with Matthew Montfort (guitars) and Faisal Zedan (percussion) as part of the Music of the Spheres Concert Series

Mount Hamilton, CA. Tix: $35. Info: (831) 459-2159

 

2010

Sunday, January 17, 8:00 pm at Pena Pacha Mama
1630 Powell near Union, San Francisco CA. Tix: $12. Info: 415-646-0018.
This is a sweet little venue in San Francisco's old Latin Quarter... come enjoy an evening of great music and delicious Bolivian food. I'll be playing santur with Matthew Montfort (scalloped fretboard guitar) and Salah Takesh (Arabic percussion).

Sunday, February 28, 2:00 pm at Don Quixote's, Felton, CA
6275 Highway 9, Felton, CA. Tix: $10. Info: 831-603-2294
World Fusion Mini-Fest

Saturday March 6 8:00 pm. In The Mood For Food Concert Series
This is a lovely intimate concert series with a several course menu especially created for each concert.
Location: Oakland. Tix: $55. Limited space so reservations are needed. Menu to be announced. For info or reservations, email phil@philipgelb.com or call 510-393-6096.
Matthew Montfort and I will be performing some new pieces arranged for santur and scalloped fretboard guitar.

Saturday March 27 7:00 pm. Village Homes Community Center
2661 Portage Bay East, Davis, CA. Tix: $12 in advance, $15 at the door. Info:510-867-1032.
Ancient Future trio.

Thursday, April 15, 8:00 pm at Kuumbwa Jazz Center, Santa Cruz
Mariah Parker (piano, santur), Paul McCandless (woodwinds, horns), Matthew Montfort (guitars), Kash Killion (bass, cello), Sameer Gupta (percussion)

320-2 Cedar Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 (831) 427-2227

Monday, April 19, 8:00 pm at Yoshi's Jazz Club, Oakland
Mariah Parker (piano, santur), Paul McCandless (woodwinds, horns), Matthew Montfort (guitars), Kash Killion (bass, cello), Sameer Gupta (percussion)

510 Embarcadero West, Jack London Square, Oakland, CA 94607. Tix: $15 Info: 510.238.9200

Wednesday, July 28, 8:00 pm, Waterfront Theater, Marina Del Rey
Mariah Parker (piano, santur), Matthew Montfort (guitars)

4211 Admiralty Way, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292.
Tix: $10 adv, $12 door. Doors open: 7:30. Info: 310-448 8900. Full Press Release.

Saturday, July 31, 8:00 pm, The Fret House, Covina
Mariah Parker (santur), Matthew Montfort (guitars)

309 N. Citrus Ave., Covina, CA 91723.
Tix: $13 advance, $15 door. Advance tickets available at the Fret House, online at www.frethouse.com or by phone at 626-339-7020. Full Press Release.

Sunday, August 1, 7:30 pm, Folly Bowl, Altadena
Mariah Parker (piano, santur), Matthew Montfort (guitars)

Friends of Swanirvar Los Angeles Benefit, 1601 E. Loma Alta Drive, Altadena, CA 91001. Tix: $20 suggested donation. Info and reservations: 714-572-3781 or 626-797-1670.

Monday, August 2, 7:30 pm, Yoga Soup, Santa Barbara
Mariah Parker (piano, santur), Matthew Montfort (guitars)

28 Parker Way, Santa Barbara, CA 93101.
Tix: $12 advance, $15 door. Info: 805 965-8811 or visit www.yogasoup.com. Full Press Release.

Friday, October 1, 3:00 pm, Harvest Fair, Santa Rosa
Mariah Parker (piano, santur), Matthew Montfort (guitars), Kash Killion (bass, cello), Ian Dogole (percussion)

Sonoma County Fairgrounds, Santa Rosa.
Free.

Thursday, October 21, 7:30 pm, Natural Resonance Concert
Mariah Parker (santur), Matthew Montfort (guitars)

4848 17th Street, San Francisco, CA 94117.
Tix: $15 advance, $20 door. Info: email Steve Leonoudakis. Full Press Release.

Saturday, October 23, 8:00 pm, Trinity Chamber Concerts
Mariah Parker (piano, santur), Matthew Montfort (guitars), Ian Dogole (percussion)

Trinity Chapel, 2320 Dana Street, Berkeley, Ca 94704.
Tix: $15 general, $10 senior/disabled. No one turned away for lack of funds. Info and reservations: 510-549-3864. Full Press Release.

 

August, 2009 Yoshi's Concert reviewed in Berkeley Daily Planet

Click here for photos from CD release concert at Yoshi's, Oakland

2009
Sunday, July 26, 8:30 pm at Freight & Salvage, Berkeley. CD Release Party for 3 Releases Celebrating 30 Years of World Fusion Music featuring the band Ancient Future, Serenades by Matthew Montfort (scalloped fretboard guitar), and Mariah Parker's Indo Latin Jazz Ensemble.

1111 Addison Street, Berkeley, CA 94702. Tix: $18.50 in advance, $19.50 at the door. Info: 510-548-1761.

Tuesday, August 25, 8 pm Yoshi's, Oakland. CD Release Party for 'Sangria' featuring Mariah Parker (piano, santur), Paul McCandless
(woodwinds, horns), Matthew Montfort (guitars), Kash Killion (bass, cello), Duru Demetrius (Latin percussion), Debopriyo Sarkar (tabla) Brian Rice (percussion).

510 Embarcadero West, Jack London Square, Oakland, CA 94607. Tix: $15 Info: 510.238.9200.

 

2008
Friday, February 29, 8:30. Ancient Future trio featuring Matthew Montfort (scalloped fretboard guitar), Mariah Parker (santur), and Faisal Zedan (Arabic percussion), and belly dancers Soonyana and friends, French Garden, 8050 Bodega Avenue, Sebastopol, CA 95472. Adm: $18 adv, $25 door. Call 707-824-2030 for more information.

Sunday, May 18, 1:00 pm. Ancient Future duet featuring Matthew Montfort (scalloped fretboard guitar) and Mariah Parker (santur and keys), Himalayan Fair, Live Oak Park, Shattuck Ave., Berkeley, CA. Contact 510-869-3995

Friday, June 6, 8:00 pm. Ancient Future featuring Matthew Montfort (scalloped fretboard and fretless guitars) Mariah Parker (santur and hammered dulcimer, keys), Faisal Zedan (Arabic percussion), and Mark Bell (percussion), Kosmos Music Camp, Camp Cazadero, CA. Contact matthew@kosmoscamp.com.

Sunday, July 20, 2:30 to 4 pm. Ancient Future trio featuring Matthew Montfort (scalloped fretboard guitar), Mariah Parker (santur), and Arshad Syed (tabla), Santa Clara Central Park Pavillion, Kiely Blvd. & Homestead Rd., Santa Clara, CA 95050. Free.

Saturday, August 23 ~ 5:00 – 8:30 p.m. Swarga Dwari, Himalayan Designs Garden. Suggested donation: $40 per person or $60 per couple to Ama Foundation. Ancient Future Trio featuring Matthew Montfort (scalloped fretboard guitar), Mariah Parker (santur), Joe Scholz-Fajen~ tabla, percussion. This concert is a benefit performance for the Ama Foundation, which provides a home for 39 impoverished children in Nepal. There will be beautiful carved wood Sattals (gazebos) and a Shiva temple imported by Himalayan Designs from Nepal. A Nepali dinner and no host bar will be followed by live performances by Ancient Future and the Davis Nepali group. 1660 Old Airport Road, Auburn, CA 95602