Sunday, August 21, 2016

THE RITA Live


Upcoming THE RITA shows:

May 27 - Non-Music Composition - A Workshop for Sound Artists with Sam McKinlay, Red Gate Revue Stage, BC

Selected past shows:
2017 THE RITA, Outer Heaven, Victoria, BC
2016 THE RITA, Amplified Humans Festival, The "Old" Yellow Cab building, Dayton, Ohio
2016 THE RITA, Incubate Festival, Popcentre 013 Jupiter Stage, Tilburg, Netherlands
2016 THE RITA, XI Congresso Post Industriale, Club Kindergarten, Bologna, Italy (We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, which last year invested $153 million to bring the arts to Canadians throughout the country.)
2016 THE RITA, Squall, Kremwerk, Seattle, WA
2015 THE RITA (response to a Pietro Sammarco presentation), Unit/Pitt Project / Selectors' Records, Vancouver, BC
2015 THE RITA (supporting act for MK9), Vancouver (The Black Lab), Victoria (Intrepid Theatre), BC
2015 RICHARD RAMIREZ, THE RITA, Midwest / East Coast US tour: Chicago (Club Rectum), Detroit (Sanctuary), Cleveland (Now That's Class), Dayton (Skeleton Dust), New York City (Silent Barn), New York City (Palisades), Providence (Machines With Magnets), Philadelphia (Heaven's Gate), Chattanooga (Sluggo's)
2015 THE RITA, Vancouver Noise Fest V, The Black Lab, Vancouver, BC
2015 THE RITA (supporting act for PHARMAKON), The Fox Cabaret, Vancouver, BC
2014 THE RITA + Hannah Myrberg, Big Joy Festival, The Remington, Vancouver, BC
2014 THE RITA, Pent Up Fest, Josephine, Seattle, WA, USA
2014 THE RITA, Europe tour: Milan, Italy (O'), Genoa, Italy (Spazio Targa), Marseille, France (L'Embobineuse), Montpellier, France (Villa des Cent Regards), Toulouse, France (Les Pavillons Sauvages), Barcelona, Spain (Antic Forn de Vallcarca) (We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, which last year invested $157 million to bring the arts to Canadians throughout the country.)
2014 THE RITA, Dark Light Noise Fest, FFA Collective, Kamloops, BC, Canada
2014 THE RITA, galleryHOMELAND, Houston, TX, USA
2013 THE RITA, Big Joy Festival, The Remington, Vancouver, BC, Canada
2013 THE RITA, Milwaukee Noise Festival, The Miramar Theatre, Milwaukee, WI, USA
2013 THE RITA, SF Dissonance Party, The Lab, San Francisco, CA, USA
2013 THE RITA, Vancouver Noise Festival, The Black Lab, Vancouver, BC
2013 THE RITA, Sux by Suxwest 3, Club 1808, Austin, TX, USA
2013 THE RITA, Destroy Vancouver V (w/ Chris Corsano, Black Leather Jesus), VIVO, Vancouver, BC, Canada
2012 THE RITA, Send + Receive v14, Atomic Centre, Winnipeg, BC, Canada
2012 THE RITA, Noise! 2012, Open Space Gallery, Victoria, BC, Canada
2012 THE RITA, Pure Harsh Noise Worship, Ella Street Social Club, Portland, OR, USA
2012 THE RITA, Vancouver Noise Festival, The Rickshaw, Vancouver, BC, Canada
2012 COLUMN OF HEAVEN (w/ THE RITA), The Astoria, Vancouver, BC, Canada
2012 THE RITA, VIVO, Vancouver, BC, Canada
2012 THE RITA, Europe tour: Athens, Greece (Knot Gallery), Istanbul, Turkey (Peyote), Naples, Italy (Cellar Theory), Vittorio Veneto, Italy (Codalunga), Milan, Italy (Birrificio La Cruda) (We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, which last year invested $154 million to bring the arts to Canadians throughout the country.)
2011 THE RITA, Vancouver Noise Festival, 1067, Vancouver, BC, Canada
2011 THE RITA, HN.HC. Festival, Portland, OR, USA
2011 THE RITA, Neon Marshmellow Festival, The Empty Bottle, Chicago, IL, USA
2011 THE RITA, Suoni Per Il Popolo Festival, Casa del Popolo, Montreal, QC, Canada (We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, which last year invested $154 million to bring the arts to Canadians throughout the country.)
2011 THE RITA, Artist talk and video presentation, Blue Sunshine, Montreal, QC, Canada
2011 THE RITA, Noise! 2011, Open Space Gallery, Victoria, BC, Canada
2011 TOTAL SLITTING OF THROATS (featuring THE RITA, CONCERN, TASKMASTER, SISTRENATUS, RUSALKA, UNEXAMINE), The Astoria, Vancouver, BC, Canada
2010 THE RITA, Europe tour: Paris, France (Les Instants Chavirez, Le Rigoletto w/ Zbigniew Karkowski, EVIL MOISTURE), Kortrijk, Belgium (The Pit's), Offenbach, Germany (Waggon), Tilburg, Netherlands (Kunstpodium T), Copenhagen, Denmark (Mayhem), Hamburg, Germany (Hor-Bar), Berlin, Germany (NK), London, England (The Grosvenor)
2010 THE RITA, Super Happy Fun Land, Houston, TX, USA
2010 THE RITA (supporting act for BASTARD NOISE and THE ENDLESS BLOCKADE), Montreal, QC, Toronto, ON, Canada
2010 THE RITA, Noise! 2010, Open Space Gallery, Victoria, BC, Canada
2010 THE RITA, Fake Jazz Festival, The Western Front, Vancouver, BC, Canada
2010 THE RITA, Clamour and Toll: Church (an Or Gallery event), The Anza Club, Vancouver, BC, Canada
2010 THE RITA (supporting act for THE ENDLESS BLOCKADE), The Rickshaw Theatre, Vancouver, BC, Canada
2009 THE RITA, The Sinking Ship, Vancouver, BC, Canada
2009 THE RITA, Trauma Tone Festival, Rearview Mirror, Toronto, ON, Canada
2009 THE RITA (supporting act for Zbigniew Karkowski), The Western Front, Vancouver, BC, Canada
2008 THE RITA (performance, lecture, workshop), Alternator Gallery, Kelowna, BC, Canada
2008 WALL RIDERS (featuring THE RITA, TASKMASTER), Noise! 2008, Open Space Gallery, Victoria, BC, Canada
2008 THE RITA, THE VINTAGE TWO-STROKE DIRT BIKE ENGINE AS A SOUND GENERATOR FOR HARSH NOISE, Antisocial, BC, Canada (We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts which last year invested $11.8 million in media arts throughout Canada.)
2008 THE RITA and Christian Nicolay, AMPLIFIED AND EFFECTED SKATEBOARD LEDGE/RAILING (Video presentation), MOVE>SOUND: Soundwave>Series Season ((3)), The Lab, San Francisco, SF, USA
2008 THE RITA (supporting act for WOLF EYES), Victoria, BC; Vancouver, BC; Seattle, WA
2008 EDWIGE (featuring SEWER ELECTION, KAKERLAK, THE RITA), No Fun Fest, The Knitting Factory, New York, NY, USA
2008 THE RITA, East Coast US tour: Philadelphia, PA to Portland, ME, USA
2008 THE RITA, VIVO, Vancouver, BC, Canada
2008 THE RITA, Reed College, Portland, OR, USA
2008 THE RITA, The Empty Bottle, Chicago, IL, USA
2007 THE RITA, & Loan Gallery, Nanaimo, BC, Canada
2007 THE RITA, Splinter Squid Affair IV, Seattle, WA, USA
2007 THE RITA, Japan tour: Tokyo (Show Boat w/ INCAPACITANTS), Nagoya (Tokuzo), Osaka (Bears w/ GUILTY CONNECTOR), Japan (We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts which last year invested $11.8 million in media arts throughout Canada.)
2007 THE RITA, Noise! 2007, Open Space Gallery, Victoria, BC, Canada
2007 THE RITA, No Fun Fest, The Hook, New York, NY, USA
2006 THE RITA, DIVA, Eugene, OR, USA
2006 THE CHERRY POINT (featuring THE RITA), Wooden Octopus Skull Experimental Musick Pfestival, Seattle, WA, USA
2006 THE RITA, Video In Studios, Vancouver, BC, Canada
2006 THE RITA, West Coast tour, Vancouver, BC to Austin, TX
2006 THE RITA, 1067 Club, Vancouver, BC, Canada
2005 THE RITA, 1067 Club, Vancouver, BC, Canada
2005 THE RITA (harsh noise "performance"), San Francisco Harsh Noise Festival, Edinburgh Castle, San Francisco, CA, USA
2005 THE RITA, Noise! 2005, 50/50 Arts Collective, Victoria, BC, Canada
2005 THE RITA, 1067 Club, Vancouver, BC, Canada
2005 THE RITA, Blim Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Canada
2005 THE RITA, 2005 Portland Noise Festival, Reed College, Portland, Oregon, USA
2004 THE RITA (with members of HOSPITAL and GOATSBLOOD), Video-In Studios, BC, Canada
2004 THE RITA, Christian Nicolay, and Eli Bornowsky, The Western Front, Vancouver, BC, Canada
2003 HOSPITAL (with THE RITA and members of GOATSBLOOD), University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
2002 THE RITA, Ms T’s Cabaret, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Related:

2011 Sam McKinlay, Starting Point, Lake Country Art Gallery, Lake Country, BC, Canada
2008 Sam McKinlay, Noise/Art (curated by Thurston Moore), KS Art, New York, NY, USA