Opening Hours: Tue-Sat: 10am-12midnight, Sun-Mon: Closed

Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra GIOfest XII

Thu 28 November — Sat 30 November 2019

GI Ofest

This year’s GIOfest features US-born composer Alvin Curran, co-founder of the legendary Musica Elettronica Viva, multi-instrumentalist Anne Pajunen from Sweden and members of Norway’s ground-breaking Kitchen Orchestra.

Also performing will be one of GIO’s most loved and influential collaborators, Maggie Nicols. And we will be hosting GIOxtensions, showcasing exciting new work emerging from artists and groups from within GIO.

Schedule of events

Thu 28 November 2019
Evening Concert

Fri 29 November 2019
Children's Workshop
Evening Concert

Sat 30 November 2019
Open Workshop
Discussion Forum
GIOxtensions Concert
Evening Concert


GIOfest is an annual festival in Glasgow providing a platform for improvising musicians and artists, organised by Glasgow Improvisers Orchestra, a large improvising ensemble of musicians from diverse artistic backgrounds ranging from free improvisation, jazz, classical, folk, pop, experimental musics and performance art.

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