NO WEST: NW Festival of Improvised Music

NO WEST is a music festival dedicated to developing the fast-growing community of Northwest improvisers. The festival is designed to present improvised music in both informal and formal settings. Each city will host a semi-private daytime show at a player’s home, followed by an evening performance at a public venue. 36 improvisers from Vancouver B.C., Portland, Bellingham, Olympia, Seattle, NYC, California, & Tokyo will perform in Seattle & Portland. This year the festival will also include to improvisers in the fields of dance and poetry.