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PERFORMANCES AT YOKO ONO'S CHAMBER ST. LOFT

Happening and Fluxus offers this breakdown list of the infamous performances at Yoko Ono's Chamber Street Loft/Studio:

IN CONTEXT

Chronologically, with added important dates elsewhere, for context. Note : { **lmys= la monte young series }

  1. t. jennings: dec. 1960, 18 + 29, **lmys
  2. t. ichiyanagi: jan. 61, 7 + 8,music, **lmys
  3. h. flynt: music + poetry, feb. 61, 25 + 26, **lmys
  4. j. byrd: music + poetry, mar. 61, 4 + 5, **lmys
  5. CONTEMPORARY JAPANESE MUSIC & POETRY with Toshiro Mayuzumi, Toshi Ichiyanagi, Yoko Ono: The Village Gate, 185 Thompson Street (David Johnson presents...) April 3, 1961, 8:30pm
  6. j. mac low: april 61, 8 + 9, **lmys
  7. r. maxfield: april 61, 29 + 30, **lmys
  8. compositions by la monte young, may 1961, 19 + 20, **lmys
  9. s. morris: 5 dance constr. + some other things may 26,27,1961
  10. r. morris:environment, june 3-7, 1961
  11. d. lindberg: happening - blind june 28-30, 1961
  12. +FIRST PAINTING EXHIBIT -- circa July 61 July 17-30, preview july 16
  13. +GRAPEFRUIT IN THE WORLD OF PARK AUGUST 5 61 Montreal Quebec Canada. In some instances, this was called a world premiere. It was on the Village Gate program on April 3, as reviewed in NYTimes.
  14. CARNEGIE HALL - November 24, 1961
  15. ph.corner: music of philip corner ja, 62, 26 + 28,

ON THE CHRONOLOGY

Kevin C. Concannon wrote me to add (circa 1997):

That's what it says in the Happenings/Fluxus book. I haven't been able to confirm it. The eary references to the loft series don't mention Corner; in the program for the Jennings concert, the first event, several names of upcoming performers are mentioned - not Corner's. He is mentioned in Jerry Hopkin's account of the Nove 24 Carnegie Recital Hall Concert - as the toilet flusher - and hopkins mentions that Yoko had planned to resume the loft series after Nov 24, and had one event scheduled when she decided to leave for Japan. I don't know what went on between Nov 24, 61 and May 24, 62, though. No real reason to doubt that Corner played the gig.


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