Monday, June 25th Snake Union, Eartheater, Zomes @ Trans Pecos Ridgewood, Queens
Monday, July 23rd Overishins @ Buswick Public House Brooklyn, NY
Sept.19th-20th High Zero Festival @ Roulette Brooklyn, NY w/ Ikue Mori, Chuck Bettis, C.Spencer Yeh ,Leila Bordreuil ,M.C. Schmidt, Bonnie Jones, Tom Boram, Lea Bertucci, Jaimie Branch, Jeff Carey, Tom Hamilton ,John Berndt, CK Barlow, Jimmy Joe Roche, JD Parran, Margaret Schedel, Andrew Bernstein, Rose Hammer Burt, Samuel Burt, Owen Gardner,Jamal Moore, Stewart Mostofsky, Shelly Purdy, Jimmy Joe Roche, Paul Neidhardt
CHUCK BETTIS was raised in the fertile harDCore soil, nourished within Baltimore's enigmatic avant garde gatherings, and currently blossoming in New York's downtown musical tribe. His unique blend of electronics and throat has led him into various collaborations with great musicians from around the globe. He has performed live collaborations with John Zorn, Fred Frith, Matmos,Yoshimio, Mephista and Afrirampo to name a few. Some of the musicians Bettis has recorded and played live with are as follows; Ikue Mori, Nautical Almanac, Audrey Chen, Yellow Swans, Toshio Kajiwara, Mick Barr, etc, plus a long history of punk bands he was in (most notably the experimental punk band Meta-matics as well as the enigmatic All Scars). Current working groups are; Snake Union with Dave Grant, Die Trommel Fatale with Brandon Seabrook/Marika Hughes/Eivind Opsvik/Henry Fraser/Dave Treut/Sam Ospovat, Overishins with Mick Barr, Johnny DeBlase, Mike Pride and a duo with Jad Atoui, as well as improvising, recording, or composing with an array of musicians from around the world.