Ancient Future in Concert
"Ancient Future is a rare kind of band that might simultaneously aggravate purists, confound New Age dilettantes, seduce skeptics, and dazzle just about everybody else. Delicious compositions, intricate arrangements, crisp playing and impeccable production put these ambitious voyagers in a league of their own." –Derk Richardson, San Francisco Bay Guardian
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2016 Confirmed Concert Dates of Ancient-Future.Com Records Artists
Below is a list of confirmed public concert dates for 2016. See also private events.
- Saturday, January 23, 6 PM, Ancient Future Guitar and Tabla Duet with Matthew Montfort (scalloped fretboard guitar) and Vishal Nagar (tabla), The Mazza Castle, 900 Mirador Terrace, Pacifica, CA 94044. $40 per guest, includes wine and refreshments.
Limited to 45 seats. Reserve tickets early at Brown Paper Tickets. 6 PM - Gather with refreshments. Music begins promptly at 7 PM.
- Sunday, January 24, 2016, 6:30 to 9 PM, Ancient Future Guitar and Tabla Duet Dinner Concert with Matthew Montfort (scalloped fretboard guitar) and Vishal Nagar (tabla),Fenix, 919 Fourth Street, San Rafael, CA 94901. Adm: $20 adv./$25 door plus dinner. Tix: Advance tickets highly recommended at http://www.fenixlive.com/dining/reservations/ and in person at Fenix.
Info: Call 415-813-5600.
- Sunday, August, 16, 2015, Matthew Montfort is interviewed on Curtain Call on KRCB, Rohnert Park, CA 94928. Host Charles Sepos chats first with Pacifica String Quartet violist, Masumi Per Rostadt. Next, world guitar pioneer Matthew Montfort talks about his musical life and about his world fusion group, Ancient Future.The interview ends with a preview excerpt of a soon to be released live concert featuring Vishal Nagar (tabla), Matthew Montfort (scalloped fretboard guitar), and Jason Everett (bass). Listen to the archived show at feeds.feedburner.com/KRCBCurtainCall or on iTunes.
- Friday, January 10, 2014, Matthew Montfort is interviewed on Curtain Call on KRCB, Rohnert Park, CA 94928. Host Charles Sepos chats first with Chinese pipa virtuoso Wu Man. Next, author Nick Bantock talks about his latest book. Finally, World guitar pioneer Matthew Montfort previews his performance with renowned Indian tabla virtuoso Vishal Nagar. Listen to the archived show at feeds.feedburner.com/KRCBCurtainCall or on iTunes.
- Thursday, October 21, 2010, Matthew Montfort and Mariah Parker performed a live studio performance and interview on Bryan Chandler's show on KUSF, San Francisco, CA 94117. Listen to the archived show at kusf-archives.com.
- Thursday, April1 , 2010, WorldStreams with Dari interviewed Matthew Montfort and Mariah Parker, WorldStreams.org. Permanently archived online at WorldStreams.org.
- Thursday, January 14, 2010, Matthew Montfort performed a live studio performance and interview on Bryan Chandler's show on KUSF, San Francisco, CA 94117. Listen to the archived show at kusf-archives.com.
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