Saturday, August 22, 2015

UPCOMING LIVE RADIO EVENTS ~ BCO / Portland 2015

8/25 RADIO TROUBLE 'Beatles Oddities' Special
10pm-1am USA (PDT)
www.dfm.nu

8/27 RADIO LOST AND FOUND host: Rich Lindsay

BIG CITY ORCHESTRA presents: A PEP RALLY FOR PORTLAND
10pm-Midnight USA (PDT)
www.kboo.org



















8/29 WHAT'S THIS CALLED? host: Ricardo Wang
BIG CITY ORCHESTRA 'Dead Air' live radio performance
Noon-1pm USA (PDT)
www.kpsu.org

8/30 UB RADIO SALON

live on location @ KBOO studios w/guest host: Rich Lindsay
5-7pm USA (PDT)
www.dfm.nu

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Shopping in Bremen ~ part two (video)


more exploration at the 'dollar store' (actually the 1 euro store)....

Shopping in Bremen ~ part two (video)


more exploration at the Aldi store....

Shopping in Bremen (video)


a little shopping excursion at a nearby 'dollar store' in Bremen...

The Elefant ~ inside the space before gig (video)


the inside of The Elefant just after soundcheck and setting up.... BCO performed along with J├╝rgen of Feine Trinkers bei Pinkels Daheim, opening act VIBRAE....

The Elefant ~ VIBRAE soundcheck (video)


VIBRAE were the opening ensemble to the BCO show in Bremen at The Elefant

Bremen Camping 2012 (video)


candid moment with me and dAs goofing off around the camping site in Bremen...

Rotterdam Market ~ BCO + Radboud Mens (video)


we played a gig with Radboud Mens at De Player in Rotterdam ~ earlier that day, the promoter set up
an impromptu turntable jam for us, sharing a bit of the table from one of the vendors (was fun to confuse the locals a bit)....

Rotterdam Camping 2012 (video)


the wind through the trees at the campsite in Rotterdam....

Amsterdam ~Camping Zeeburg 2012 (video)


this is the little goat and chicken pen where they let the animals out during the daytime for campers to visit...

Sunday, October 21, 2012

UB RADIO SALON episode 248 archive



UB RADIO SALON episode 248 archive

from our LIVE IN LONDON show with guests:
REDZONE: http://redzone.phasechange.info/
(14 October, 2012) ------ mp3 archive now available

UB RADIO SALON episode 247 archive


UB RADIO SALON episode 247 archive

from our LIVE IN BERLIN show with guests:
Markus Schwill, Mark Wilson, Angie Yeowell, Malte Steiner
(7 October, 2012) ------ mp3 archive now available

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

BCO 2012 ~ ROTTERDAM

pics from the Rotterdam visit, including the campsite we stayed at, visit with Radboud Mens at his flat, and some from our gig at De Player....

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dAs with Radboud Mens having a visit to his home and studio....

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out front at De Player, where we had just finished our show....

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inside stage area at De Player (earlier in the day before our show)...

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dAs takes another coffee break before the gig...

more at the Flickr page here..... next stop, Berlin...

BCO 2012 ~ AMSTERDAM

some photos from the Amsterdam part of the tour...


parked for food shopping after picking up the camper in Dusseldorf, then driving to Amsterdam...

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a beautifully calm moment captured at a nearby canal....

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dAs enjoys a look down one of the residential areas....

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Nina.... the usual mugging for the camera... this time from inside a men's dressing room, helping dAs buy some warm clothes (weather when we arrived in Amsterdam was cold and rainy the entire time)....

more at the Flickr page here..... next stop, Rotterdam...

Germany, here we come...



this is how we began..... on the way to SFO before the flight to Dusseldorf.... wheeee......

Monday, October 01, 2012

cat's in the bag....


packed and ready for the travels.... Mallie would really like to go with us... slept in the suitcase all afternoon ;)


Thursday, September 20, 2012

BCO Tour Itinerary

Monday, 1 October (San Francisco)
we leave the USA and fly in to Dusseldorf and pick up the camper RV

Tuesday, 2 October (Dusseldorf)
probably sleeping at a roadside camping place nearby to relieve the jet lag, then we
head off to the Netherlands for the next days

Weds,Thurs,Friday 3,4,5 October (Amsterdam)
we shall be in the Netherlands, hopefully camping in Amsterdam and on our
way to Rotterdam by the 6th where we play a show

Saturday, 6 October (Rotterdam)
we have a show at De Player for their BIGMAG festival; we leave the next day to drive to Berlin

Sunday, 7 October (Berlin)
we play our DFM radio show (midnite-2am GMT)

Monday, 8 October (Berlin)
hanging out there with friends, seeing the sites, etc

Tuesday, 9 October (Berlin)
we have a show at the Friedenskirche (nice old gothic church) w/Notstandskomitee

Wednesday, 10 October (Berlin)
last day there to hang out and see some sites, friends, etc.

Thursday, 11 October (Bremen)
driving from Berlin to Bremen this afternoon, the next day we play a show

Friday, 12 October (Bremen)
we play underneath an old crypt in a cemetary in Bremen- the crypt site is called Der Elefant

Saturday, 13 October (Bremen > France)
leave Bremen drive to Calais (ferry to UK)

Sunday, 14 October (London)
Camden market during the day; latenight radio show with the band Redzone at their flat in London via DFM radio (midnite-2am GMT)

Monday, 15 October (London)
free day roaming around the area...

Tuesday, 16 October (London)
concert at The Horse Hospital -- BCO + Redzone + Feine Trinkers Bei Pinkels Daheim
((show was unfortunately cancelled due to illness))

Wednesday, 17 October (London > France)
leave London for the Dover ferry back to Calais, driving a bit near Paris to see Daevid Allen/GONG in concert

Thursday, 18 October (France > Dusseldorf)
drive from France back to Dusseldorf to drop the camper off the next day

Friday, 19 October (Dusseldorf)
preparing to leave Germany and fly back home to SF 1:38pm

Saturday, 20 October (San Francisco)
arrive home 4:33pm (USA Pacific time)

entire tour schedule: www.ubuibi.org/uB-main.html

BCO 'SONIC UTOPIA' TOUR 2012



De Player ROTTERDAM
BIGMAG #5 Release Event
live performance and documentary films
Saturday, October 6th

UB RADIO SALON live from BERLIN
on DFM Radio
w/ Markus Schwill, Angie Yeowell, Mark Wilson
Monday, October 8th midnite-2.00 (GMT)
Sunday, October 7th (5-7pm USA Pacific)

Friedenskirche BERLIN
w/ Notstandskomitee
Tuesday, October 9th

The Elefant BREMEN
w/ VIBRAE
Friday, October 12th

UB RADIO SALON live from LONDON
on DFM Radio
w/ Redzone
Monday, October 15th midnite-2.00 (GMT)
Sunday, October 14th (5-7pm USA Pacific)

The Horse Hospital LONDON
w/ Redzone + Feine Trinkers Bei Pinkels Daheim
Tuesday, October 16th

Sonic Utopia Press Info