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Eyedrum Art and Music Gallery

Eyedrum
Call: (678) 813-7860 or visit eyedrum.org
UPDATE: The location is Permanently Closed; the Eyedrum organization is still active. - Since its inception in 1998, Eyedrum has been a diverse venue for creative arts and music programming. For years it was ground zero for Atlanta's underground and avant-garde art and music scenes.

Monthly Committee Meetings

Sunday May 26, 2019 03:00 pm EDT
Please join us for our monthly Committee Meetings! This is a great time to get oriented with the various types of programming that Eyedrum has, including Art, Music, Literature, Garden, Education, and Performance, as well as other valuable Committees such as Tech and Build-Out. We also use these mon...
Cost: Free

Sonic Writers Exchange Adventures

Wednesday May 15, 2019 07:30 pm EDT
In an encore of last month’s mixing of our monthly musical improv and literary salon events, once again we’ll be welcoming presentations of written work and offbeat musical ones. Writers, bring your own work or something you admire (or not …) by someone else. Musicians, bring your instrument/s. No o...
Cost: Free

Vehicles at High Speeds, Static Dread, Solemn Shapes, Zy_Gote

Sunday July 23, 2017 09:00 pm EDT
Cost: $5 suggested donation

Dizzy Pleasure Club, Bad Moods, Drowning Lessons

Saturday July 22, 2017 09:00 pm EDT
Cost: $5

Ice Cream, Λ°C, Silk & Suede, AGYN

Saturday July 8, 2017 09:00 pm EDT
Cost: $5

TAYLOR ALXNDR, Diaspoura, MonteQarlo, Akata

Friday July 7, 2017 09:00 pm EDT
Cost: $7-$20

Rin Larping, Henry Birdsey, DJ eep, Loess

Thursday July 6, 2017 07:30 pm EDT
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Home Improvement: Art by Atlanta's Homeless Youth

Friday June 30, 2017 06:00 pm EDT
The surfaces of our homes are littered with items - some decorative, others necessary, but many of them deeply personal. Each of the artists in ChopArt's Home Improvement show has created a work of art out of commonplace household items or furniture to illustrate the concept of home for those who do...
Cost: $22.50-$50

The Chris Childs Trio

Thursday June 29, 2017 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $7

The Chris Childs Trio, Quinn Masonry & friends, Mick Mayer

Thursday June 29, 2017 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $7

Worse, Nurse, Mutual Jerk, Cashmere

Saturday June 24, 2017 08:00 pm EDT
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1 Open Space presents: WALLS

Friday June 23, 2017 08:00 pm EDT
What divisions are we currently effected by? How can the negative idea of a wall (like one between countries), be re-purposed in a positive light (a tool for performance, a new canvas to be painted on, a membrane used to communicate between different creative mediums)? More importantly, how can we a...
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Give, Protester, Substance, Pay to cum, Except

Sunday June 18, 2017 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $10

Pamela_and her sons, Raine Raine, DJ Cowprint

Friday June 16, 2017 09:00 pm EDT
Cost: $5

Mima Good & HAINT

Tuesday June 13, 2017 08:00 pm EDT
Come out for a night of live music and film projections on the Eyedrum rooftop, featuring performances by Mima Good and Atlanta local HAINT. Mima Good is an NYC based electro-blues witch who plays with power through rock&roll, magic, and alter-ego. Her songs tread between indulgent revenge...
Cost: $5 suggested donation

Somos Atlanta

Saturday June 10, 2017 07:00 pm EDT
On June 12, 2016, 49 people were tragically murdered during "Latin Night" at Pulse Nightclub - of the 49 victims, almost 90 percent were Latinx. A year after the tragedy, Somos Sur has partnered with Eyedrum Art and Music Gallery and La Choloteca: Ley de Latinx to present Somos Atlanta, a fundraisin...
Cost: $5 suggested donation

Bye Broad St! Johnny Polygon with Gpwfly- Ozy Reigns- Hommeboy

Sunday June 4, 2017 09:00 pm EDT
Downtown Players Club is saying goodbye to Broad St with a good old fashioned throwdown on Eyedrum's rooftop.

Come on out and help us say goodbye the only way we know how, with a dope ass party!

We're fresh off the heels of all the craziness at Midtown Players Club, so we'll be taking a short br...
Cost: free-$7

Who Comes Today and Stays Tomorrow

Saturday June 3, 2017 07:00 pm EDT
What does home look like in displacement, and how does displacement change our understandings of home? Sara Santamaria explores the question of immigration, belonging and finding a new home in her first solo exhibition, Who Comes Today and Stays Tomorrow. The exhibition will focus on how the "diffic...
Cost: Free

Cantos y Cuentos

Thursday June 1, 2017 09:00 pm EDT
Cantos Y Cuentos is an Atlanta-based chamber ensemble that mixes new music with avant- garde art for a unique multi-media experience. The members are Emily Laminack, Martha Oceguera, Erica Ransbottom and Tracy Kathleen Woodard. Their next performance will take place at Eyedrum Art and Music Gallery....
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Hank Wood and the Hammerheads, Pure Disgust, Mommy, Holder's Scar, and Nurse

Tuesday January 10, 2017 07:00 pm EST
Cost: $10

Queer Threads: A Pop-Up Thrift Shop

Saturday November 12, 2016 07:00 pm EST
Queer Threads is a one-day pop-up thrift shop where clothing, house items, literature, knick-knacks, electronic media, and more will be sold at cheaper prices than local thrift stores and all items go back to the community. Proceeds from the event benefit Southern Fried Queer Pride, while items not ...
Cost: Free

2016 Cinequeer Film Fest

Thursday September 22, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Atlanta’s premiere queer and trans pride committee, Southern Fried Queer Pride, presents the first-ever Cinequeer Film Fest — a night of films, shorts, and cinema for and by queer and trans artists. From the rooftop of Eyedrum, Cinequeer Film Fest will showcase works from local artists who chall...
Cost: $7-$20 suggested donation

Battle Trance, Faun and a Pan Flute, Red Sea, Alyssa Pyper

Saturday September 10, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Battle Trance thrives on musical juxtapositions. Formed by Travis Laplante, the tenor saxophone quartet performs long-form suites that are hypnotic and sublime while retaining a frazzled quality. Laplante, along with fellow members Jeremy Viner, Matthew Nelson, and Patrick Breiner, pits deep movemen...
Cost: $10

No Worries

Friday September 9, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Ally White presents her first Atlanta solo show, No Worries, an exhibition of acrylic and wool paintings. These works depict day-dreaming figures, and the lush multicolored world they live in. Investigating contracting themes of emotion, each piece works to balance and cope through White's usage of ...
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88:88

Thursday August 18, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Isiah Medina focuses on important issues such as race, philosophy, love, and class through his film, 88:88. Watch as images of Isiah’s loved ones, fragments of intimate, whispered conversations, rap songs, and computerized images appear to convey his message.
Cost: Free

Lucas Abela IV:BPM, Graham Moore

Friday August 12, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: No cover

The Boiler Room

Friday August 12, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
The Boiler Room is an intimate rooftop series of invited performance artists, dancers and choreographers. Artists are asked to create or recreate work for a small 8' by 16' stage. The Boiler Room invites audiences to experience a unique view of the city on top of Eyedrum at sunset.
Cost: Varies

Panorama Ray Remembered

Thursday August 11, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
The late Atlanta photographer Panorama Ray used a century-old panoramic camera to capture what he called “Living Stills,” a style and he term he invented. The result created ethereal effects in his work, lending a spooky vibe to his folk art efforts which captured subjects from the Eiffel Tower ...
Cost: Free

Ew, Sobrite

Thursday August 11, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: No cover

Ben Bennett, Freebass

Saturday July 30, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $7

Sweet Tea: A Queer Variety Show

Wednesday July 13, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
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Transient Pulse

Friday July 8, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Kris Pilcher’s art can be found in streets, alleyways, and galleries throughout Atlanta and beyond. Now see the locally-based multidisciplinary artist’s work Downtown at Eyedrum. Pilcher’s newest exhibition, Transient Pulse, will include installation, video, and two-dimensional pieces that exp...
Cost: Free

Jeff Crompton, Bill Pritchard, Peter Sloan

Thursday July 7, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
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Jennifer Torrence and Carolyn Chen

Saturday July 2, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: No cover

OSHEYACK, TWINS, evildylan

Thursday June 23, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $7

Treatise

Saturday June 18, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: No cover

Bill Daniel

Friday June 17, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Bill Daniel, a San Francisco filmmaker, hosted by Film Love, is coming to the east coast for an event that shows off some of his 90s, classic political short films, all on VHS!
Cost: $5-$8

Brandon Dodge

Friday June 17, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $7

Aaron Levy

Sunday May 22, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $7

Zack Webb

Friday May 20, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: Free

Sonic Adventures:Alan Sondheim, Azure

Tuesday May 17, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: FREE

Ladyfest Atlanta - Rooftop Film Screenings

Monday May 16, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
A Black State of Mind, Madeline Friedman, House of June, Kenna Kannell, and other woman-identifying and gender queer filmmakers will present their short films for Ladyfest Atlanta. Supporters from New Mavericks and the Atlanta Film Society will jury the selections.
Cost: Free

Boudaries Presented by Trio 91 With Guest Artist Michael Standard

Friday May 13, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: Donations

Boundaries - Presented by Trio 91

Friday May 13, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Boundaries is an evening of timbral and textural exploration presented by Trio 91, featuring an eclectic mix of music for saxophone, flute, clarinet, and percussion. Includes works by composers from America, France, and Japan and the premiere of Cynomys: on Distraction" for saxophone and percussion...
Cost: Free-$10

Palestinian Film Festival

Friday May 6, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Eyedrum hosts a benefit fundraiser event featuring screenings of several Palestinian films Sat., May 7, at 8 p.m.
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Where Art Meets Tech

Friday April 29, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Presented by Georgia Tech, students with creative technology-based projects show their works to the Eyedrum community in preparation for future collaborations.
Cost: Free

Erika Tazawa, Olivia Kieffer, and Domenic Salerni

Sunday April 24, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Eyedrum hosts Reimagined, a night of chamber music featuring Erika Tazawa (piano), Olivia Kieffer (marimba), and Domenic Salerni (violin). All three performers are active in the local music scene: Tazawa collaborates with KSU’s Opera Theater and the GSU Opera Theater as a coach-accompanist; Salern...
Cost: $7

Allegory of Spring at Eyedrum

Friday April 8, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Local artist Jessica Blinkhorn and Chicago artists Mothergirl, Katy Albert and Sophia Hamilton, create body-based work that satirically approaches sexuality, using their bodies and props to bring contemporary context to classical form.
Cost: Free

MORE LIGHT: Media Art from Atlanta

Friday April 1, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Curated by Kristin Juarez and Gregory Zinman, MORE LIGHT: Media Art from Atlanta features work by 14 local artists whose work engages the materiality of the moving image. Featured artists include: Dara Birnbaum, Mark Leibert, Jay Bolter and Maria Engberg, Christina Price Washington, Jonathan Bouknig...
Cost: Free-$5

Jeff Crompton, Peter Sloan Duo, Helton & Bragg

Wednesday March 23, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
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Jaap Blonk

Tuesday March 22, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $10

Chamber Cartel

Friday March 18, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $10

The Black Man Simulator

Friday February 26, 2016 12:00 am EST
Systems engineer Deigratia Daniels developed an experiential exhibit designed to put viewers' in the shoes of a black man through imagery, audio, and a virtual reality device.
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Through the Celluloid Mirror: A night of Maya Deren films on 16mm

Thursday February 25, 2016 07:00 pm EST
LadyFest Atlanta & EyeDrum Art Gallery present a night of Maya Deren's films screened on original 16mm prints:Meshes of The AfternoonAt Land A Study In Choreography for CameraRitual In Transfigured Time The Very Eye of Night
Cost: $5 suggested donation

Hiroshi Hasegawa, Granpa, Desiccant, Magicicada

Sunday February 7, 2016 07:00 pm EST
Cost: $5

Valerie Keuhne & the Wasps Nests, Caleb Herron, Amy O'Dell

Friday February 5, 2016 07:00 pm EST
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Giles/Tazawa Duo

Thursday February 4, 2016 07:00 pm EST
Pianist Erika Tazawa (pictured above) employs a singularly expressive and dynamic approach to her instrument, drawning accolades the world over, but she’s most highly praised for her collaborative skills and intuitions. On Fri., Feb. 5, Tazawa pairs up with saxophonist Thomas Giles to perform a ne...
Cost: $7

Pre-INC

Wednesday January 27, 2016 07:00 pm EST
Now in its 13th year, the International Noise Conference (INC) is the annual, Miami-based haven for dissonant, experimental musicians from across the globe. For fans not lucky enough to make the pilgrimage to the southernmost reaches of Florida, INC organizers scheduled a handful of satellite pre-ga...
Cost: Free

Hive Mind, Oil Thief, Twins, Article Collection, Nows

Sunday January 24, 2016 07:00 pm EST
Cost: $7

Bill Nace (Body/Head), Jake Meginsky, Cedro Denado

Wednesday January 13, 2016 07:00 pm EST
As a seasoned guitarist and avant-garde explorer, Bill Nace has spent a career summoning unearthly sounds. His style hinges on a meditative fluency, where his guitar tones shift in the moment to complement his collaborators or fill up the room with a metallic roar. Over the years Nace's career has s...
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Bill Nace (Body/Head), Jake Meginsky, Cedro Denadro

Wednesday January 13, 2016 07:00 pm EST
Cost: $7

Bad Eric, Wriggle, Menthol, Uniform (ATL)

Wednesday January 6, 2016 07:00 pm EST
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PUNK BLACK

Thursday December 17, 2015 07:00 pm EST
That time has come again, PUNK BLACK returns December 19th at the Eyedrum! $5 Entry$2 BeerBand Line Up:Sound Detour (https://www.facebook.com/SoundDetour)Guilty Verdict(https://www.facebook.com/guiltyverdictband)Another Gypsy(https://www.facebook.com/AnotherGypsy/)Bloodplums(https://www.facebook.com...
Cost: $5

Sonic Adventures (monthly musical improvisation)

Tuesday December 15, 2015 07:00 pm EST
Cost: Free

Nude Tayne, Dendera Bloodbath, Half Crispy Dux (Chelsea Dunn solo), Bold Ashes

Saturday December 12, 2015 07:00 pm EST
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Michael Jones: Moving Targets Full Clip closing reception

Friday December 4, 2015 07:00 pm EST
Michael Jones’ mixed-media, installation, and video work questions the various cultural contexts in which we use firearms, defining targets through physical mark and psychological profile.
Cost: Free

Michael Jones / Moving Targets Full Clip

Friday December 4, 2015 07:00 pm EST
Michael Jones’ solo exhibition features mixed-media, installation, and performance based work that questionthe various cultural contexts in which we use firearms, defining targets through physical mark and psychological profile. The exhibition is on view from October 24th thru December 5th. Galle...
Cost: Free

Graphic Scores Concert 2

Thursday December 3, 2015 07:00 pm EST
Chelsea DunnMatt GoetheHiron RoyAl MatthewsMason BrownJeff CromptonOlivia KiefferCaleb HerronBrandon DodgePaul Stevens
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Lysol, Beta Boys, Uniform, Prowler

Tuesday November 17, 2015 07:00 pm EST
Cost: $7

Artist Talk: Michael Jones, Moving Targets Full Clip

Saturday November 14, 2015 07:00 pm EST
Join us for an artist talk by Michael Jones about his solo exhibition, Moving Targets Full Clip. Michael Jones’ mixed-media, installation, and video work questions the various cultural contexts in which we use firearms, defining targets through physical mark and psychological profile.
Cost: Free

Balcony View, ant'lrd, Rin Larping, hoka no na

Saturday November 14, 2015 07:00 pm EST
Cost: $7

Opening: Moving Targets Full Clip: New works by Michael Jones

Friday October 23, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Michael Jones’ solo exhibition features mixed-media, installation, and performance based work that questionthe various cultural contexts in which we use firearms, defining targets through physical mark and psychological profile. The exhibition is on view from October 24th thru December 5th. Galle...
Cost: free

THE BUG (CHICAGO) NURSE, WYMYNS PRYSYN

Sunday October 18, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
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EMPRESS OF, ABRA

Saturday October 10, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $8

Andrew Weathers Ensemble, D4tls, Nathaniel Kiser

Sunday September 27, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $7

Graphic Scores Concert 2 ft. Cody Brookshire, Regis, Chicago Train System

Friday September 25, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: Free

Craow, Soft Target, Twins, Article Collection

Wednesday September 23, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $7

The Nakatani Gong Orchestra

Saturday September 19, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Japanese free-improv percussionist Tatsuya Nakatani returns for one more round of earth-rattling sound. Backed by the fluctuating Nakatani Gong Orchestra (N.G.O.), a large ensemble will dive headlong into the wildly unpredictable resonance of drums and gongs hammered, bowed, breathed on, and otherwi...
Cost: $10

MSA Conference

Thursday September 17, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
The conference is presented in collaboration with Eyedrum Art & Music Galleries and Georgia State University Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design. The MSA Sculpture Conference celebrates the vitality, dialogue, networking and educational opportunities.
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All Your Mom's Friends Freak Show feat. The Simple Pleasure, NU Depth & more

Tuesday September 15, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $7

Fractal Fest 2015

Friday September 11, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Fractal Fest Atlanta is a multifaceted arts experience featuring live bands, DJs, film screenings, and visual art for sale.
Cost: $10-$50

Film Screening: PLAY WAR RESPAWN by Ruth Dusseault

Friday September 11, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
From her long-term study of war gaming in America, Ruth Dusseault composes an experimental documentary illuminating the role of imagination and play in the process of healing from the psychological wounds of war. Using experimental treatment footage from the USC's Center for Creative Technologies, ...
Cost: $7

Rooftop screening of Sun Ra: 'Space Is the Place'

Friday August 28, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
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Sunset and SunRa

Friday August 28, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $5

Andre Cholmondelay, Zentropy, In Sonitus Lux

Thursday August 27, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: TBA

Mansion, Wymyns Prysyn, Pyramid Club

Saturday August 22, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $7

Invent Room Pop 52

Thursday August 20, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: Free

Phurnne, Chelsea Dunn, Adam Babar

Sunday August 9, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $7

Phurnne, Chelsea Dunn, Gren Blanca

Sunday August 9, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
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Circuit des Yeux

Thursday August 6, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Circuit des Yeux is the recording alias of Haley Fohr, a Chicago-based musician and vocalist best known for her Scott Walker-like baritone vocals and arcing melodies. Earlier this year, Fohr recruited fellow Chicago experimenters Cooper Crain (Cave, Bitchin Bajas), Whitney Johnson (Verma), Rob Frye ...
Cost: $10

Folklords, Gage Gilmore

Wednesday August 5, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $7

Find Your Inner Child: A Toy Piano Recital

Thursday July 30, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $10

Find Your Inner Child: A Toy Piano Recital by Amy O'Dell

Thursday July 30, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
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Aaron Michael Butler, Kivie Cahn-Lipman

Wednesday July 29, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $10

Breakdancing Ronald Reagan, Aunt'sAnalog,Coyote,Scraped Face

Tuesday July 28, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $7

Sudor, Nurse, GG King

Thursday July 23, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
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Chain & the Gang, Flandrew Fleisenberg

Monday July 20, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $10

Invent Room Pop 51

Thursday July 16, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
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Laurie Perry Vaughen & Three Way Mirror

Thursday July 9, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
Cost: $5
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Atlanta, GA 30303
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