Mary Halvorson & Jessica Pavone

Leader: collaborative

Years Active: 2004-present



  • Departure of Reason (Thirsty Ear Records, 2011)
  • Thin Air (Thirsty Ear Records, 2009)
  • On and Off (Skirl Records, 2007)
  • Prairies (Lucky Kitchen, 2005)

Live Performances:

Date Venue Media
Oct 8 Trans Pecos  
Jun 7 E Gallery (Clawford NY Series)  
Sep 8 LIC Bar (Long Island City, NY)  
May 31 Arts Incubator at Washington Park (Chicago Jazz String Summit)  
May 2 Russell House, Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT)  
Feb 6 Barbes  
Nov 29 Quincy Historical Society (Quincy, MA)  
Nov 28 Aviary (Jamaica Plain, MA)  
Nov 27 Bezanson Recital Hall, U Mass-Amherst  
Nov 17 The Invisible Dog (Dither Extravaganza/10 year anniversary show)  Video
Jun 23 Sycamore Canceled
Apr 7[1] Vaudeville Park  
Feb 18[2] The Big Room (New Haven, CT)  
Feb 17 Spaulding Recital Hall, Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA)  
Feb 16 Buoy (Kittery, ME)  
Feb 14 The Brick House Community Resource Center (Turner Falls, MA)  
Oct 15 The Stone (Departure of Reason album release concert)  
Jun 2 Pianos  
Apr 28 Littlefield  
Feb 20 Club 7 (Mainz, Germany)  
Feb 19 Centro Stabile di Cultura (San Vito, Italy)  
Feb 18 Bimhuis (Amsterdam)  
Nov 20 University of the Streets  
Sep 23 Douglass Street Music Collective  
Aug 14 I-Beam (The Name of the Next Song Festival)  
Jun 19 Issue Project Room  
Jul 23 Sycamore  
Jun 19 Issue Project Room (Tri-centric Modeling: Past, Present & Future)  
Apr 10 AUX Experimental Arts Festival (Athens, GA)  
Apr 2 Sycamore  
Feb 20 L’Envers (Montreal)  
Feb 19 Raw Sugar (Ottawa)  
Feb 18 The Boat (Toronto)  
Feb 17 The Attic (Guelph, Ont, Canada)  
Feb 16 EVAC (London, Ont, Canada)  
Feb 15 Soundlab (Buffalo, NY)  
Nov 2 Museo (Catanzaro, Italy)  
Nov 1 PiM Spazio Scenico (Milan, Italy)  
Oct 31 Jazz Festival (Botticino, Italy)  
Oct 29 Voruuit (Gent, Belgium)  
Oct 27 Auditorium Parco della Musica (Rome, Italy)  
Oct 26 Clandestino (Faenza, Italy)  
Oct 25 Studio Odean (Brussels)  
Aug 1 Metropolis Underground (Syracuse, NY)  
Jul 31 Buffalo, NY  
Jul 30 Detroit  
Jul 29 The Hideout (Chicago)  Video
Jul 28 Mt. Comfort (Indianapolis)  
Jul 27 Lexington, KY  
Jul 25 The Windup Space (Baltimore)  
Jul 21 Bowery Poetry Club (ESP-Disk Live)  
Jun 23 Public Assembly (Skirl Party VI)  
Apr 19 Asbury Park, NJ  Video
Apr 18 Montague Bookmill (Montague, MA)  
Apr 17 Buoy (Portsmouth, NH)  
Apr 16 The Music Workshop (Boston)  
Apr 15 Slainte (Portland, ME)  
Apr 11 The Bell House (Skirl Night)  
Mar 25 Barbes (Thin Air album release concert)  
Mar 1 Zebulon  
Nov 5 Issue Project Room  
Oct 23 The Stone  
Oct 7 Le Poisson Rouge  
Sep 13 Bottom of the Hill (San Francisco)  
Sep 11 Backspace (Portland, OR)  
Sep 10 Neumos (Seattle)  
Sep 7 Aquarium (Fargo)  
Sep 6 Triple Rock Social Club (Minneapolis)  
Jun 11 Zebulon  
Apr 2 The Stone  
Mar 27 Church for All Nations (Rhythm in the Kitchen Festival)  Video
Feb 28 Barbes (benefit concert for Andrew D’Angelo)  
Nov 16 The Stone  
Oct 23 Spike Hill  
Sep 7 Brookline Tai Chi (Brookline, MA)  
Aug 2 Cake Shop (On and Off record release)  
Jul 15 611 Florida (Washington, DC)  
Jul 14 The Ice Box (Columbus, OH)  
Jul 13 Bohemian National Home (Detroit)  
Jul 11 The Hideout (Chicago)  
Jul 10 The Ice House (Lexington, KY)  
Jul 9 Presbyterian Church of the Covenant (Greensboro, NC)  
Jul 8 The Camel (Richmond, VA)  
Jul 2 Zebulon  
Jun 23 Zebulon (Vision Festival)  
May 28 Union Hall  
May 2 Union Pool  
Apr 8 Jimmy’s Restaurant  
Mar 17 Brecht Forum  
Feb 21 The Stone  
Jan 18 The Java Lounge (Sacramento, CA)  
Jan 15 Gallery 412 (Seattle)  
Jan 13 Valentine’s (Portland, OR)  
Jan 12 21 Grand (Oakland, CA)  
Jan 11 The Smell  
Dec 21 Pete’s Candy Store  
Nov 17 Marquise Dance Hall  
Nov 10 Wels United Festival (Wels, Austria)  
Sep 27 Galapagos  
Sep 10 Live on WFMU 91.1  
Aug 8 Avant Gentleman’s Lounge (Phildadelphia)  
Aug 2 Tonic (The Other Half Festival)  
Jun 9 Avant Gentleman’s Lounge (Phildadelphia)  
Jun 4 The Hungry Brain (Chicago)  
Jun 3 WNUR Radio Broadcast (Chicago)  
Jun 2 The Bohemian National Home (Detroit)  
Jun 1 The Gallery Project (Ann Arbor, MI)  
May 30 Soundlab (Buffalo, NY)  
May 29 Western Massachusetts  
May 28 Zu Zu (Boston)  
May 27 The Knitting Factory—Old Office  
Apr 20 The Stone  
Apr 5 Tonic  
Jan 28[3] Eat Records  
Jan 16 Garfield Artworks (Pittsburgh)  
Jan 15 ACME Art Co. (Columbus, OH)  
Jan 14 Firebird Studio (Lexington, KY)  
Jan 13 Rivoli Art Mill (Chattanooga, TN)  
Jan 11 The Eyedrum (Atlanta)  
Jan 10 The Flicker Theatre (Athens, GA)  
Jan 9 Church of the Covenant (Greensboro, NC)  
Jan 8 Gallery 5 (Richmond, VA)  
Jan 7 The Red Room (Baltimore)  
Dec 6 Location One (Prairies album release concert)  
May 29 CB’s Lounge  
May 5 BRIC Studio  

[1] With Ember Schrag.

[2] Feb 14-18, 2012 were part of the Departure of Reason CD Release Tour.

[3] Jan 7-28, 2006 was the Prairies CD Release Tour.

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