Julia Kent



    While performing at Mutek in Montreal in June, Julia Kent spoke to FACT TV:


    • July 23rd, 2016

    July Show Update

    Julia Kent will play two more performances of Dominique Dumais’s “Naked” at Kevin O’Day Nationalballett Mannheim, on 28 June and 22 July.

    With Stefano Pilia and Paolo Spaccamonti, she will perform a live soundtrack to Carl Theodor Dreyer’s “C’era una volta” in Torino at Palazzo Reale, 17 July:

    Poster design: Bellissimo and the Beast

    Poster design: Bellissimo and the Beast

    Plus, two solo shows have just been confirmed for July:

    2 July: Montecchio Unplugged
    7 July: Orizzonti Verticali


    • June 23rd, 2016

    Show Update

    June 11 in Düsseldorf Julia Kent will perform with percussionist Jens Düppe, visual artists Egbert Mittelstadt and Walter Padao, and dancer Birgit Gunzl for “Re:Loop,” an evening of multidisciplinary improvisation.


    And she continues to appear live with Kevin O’Day Nationalballett Mannheim through July for Dominique Dumais’s “Naked.”

    More solo shows to be announced shortly!


    • June 7th, 2016

    May Shows

    Julia Kent shows for May:

    1 May: Utrecht: Fluister at De Helling with Field Rotation

    3 May: Lisbon: Carpe Diem with Joana Guerra CANCELED

    4 May: Leiria: Fade-in CANCELED

    28 May: Dublin: Freemasons’ Hall with David Donohoe

    31 May: Paris: Cafe de la Danse: opening for Elysian Fields

    Plus I’ll be playing live with Nationalballett Mannheim for Dominique Dumais’s “Naked” on 29 April and  7 and 14 May.


    photo: shazzula

    photo: shazzula




    • April 24th, 2016

    Spring Shows

    Julia Kent shows for March and beyond:

    7 March: Berlin: Volksbühne, Roter Salon: solo + Barbara Morgenstern

    11 March: Udine: Visionario: solo

    12 March: Cagli: PSIC festival: solo + Paolo Spaccamonti

    15 March: Hamburg: Ms Stubnitz: solo + Sontag Shogun

    16 March: Aalborg: Huset: solo + Sontag Shogun

    17 March: Copenhagen: Stengade: solo + Sontag Shogun

    18 March: Stockholm: Fylkingen: solo + Sontag Shogun, Léo Dupleix/Henrik Olsson duo, Francisco Meirino, and Lise-Lotte Norelius/Johannes Bergmark duo

    19 March: Sandviken: Kulturcentrum: solo + Sontag Shogun

    20 March: Eskilstuna: Konstmuseum: solo + Sontag Shogun

    22 March: Halmstad: Stadtsbiblioteket: solo + Sontag Shogun

    23 March: Malmö: Inkonst: solo + Sontag Shogun

    15 April: Ascoli Piceno: APP festival: solo + Form Ensemble, Mauro Ermanno Giovanardi Trio, Persian Pelican, and Sorge (Emidio Clementi and Marco Caldera)

    1 May: Utrecht: Fluister at De Helling: solo + Field Rotation

    Julia Kent will also play live for the 29 April premiere and subsequent performances of Dominique Dumais’s “Naked,” at Kevin O’Day Ballett Nationaltheater Mannheim.

    Poster design: Thäila Khampo

    Poster design: Thäila Khampo






    • March 3rd, 2016

    January shows

    Julia Kent shows for January:

    22 January: Torino: Cinema Massimo: live soundtrack to Carl Th. Dreyer’s “C’era una volta,” with Paolo Spaccamonti/Stefano Pilia/Julia Kent

    23 January: Perugia: PostModernissimo: “C’era una volta,” with Paolo Spaccamonti/Stefano Pilia/Julia Kent

    24 January: Viterbo: Biancovolta: “C’era una volta,” with Paolo Spaccamonti/Stefano Pilia/Julia Kent

    26 January: Milano: Sotto la Sacrestia: Julia Kent solo

    30 January: Reggio-Emilia: Red Noise: Julia Kent solo



    • January 18th, 2016

    Frost and Furrow

    Julia Kent released a track, “Frost and Furrow,” as part of the Line of Best Fit’s Ho! Ho! Ho! Canada compilation; it’s available on Bandcamp as a free (or pay-as-you-wish) download.


    There is a lot on the horizon for 2016, including a Scandinavian tour in March with Sontag Shogun.

    In the meantime: all the best for the holidays and the new year!



    • December 22nd, 2015

    Video for Julia Kent’s “Flag of No Country”

    From Julia Kent’s “Asperities”

    Video directed by Enrico Salmasi


    • December 11th, 2015

    New Shows

    Just added two new Julia Kent solo shows:

    Genova: 4 December: Teatro della Tosse as part of the “Resistere e Creare” dance festival
    Torino: 7 December: Spazio B: launch party for “The Eyes Can See What the Mouth Cannot Say”

    Plus, 12 December at the Owl Music Parlor, Brooklyn…and possibly more to come before the end of the year!

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    photo: shazzula


    • November 20th, 2015

    new record, new shows

    Julia Kent’s new record, “Asperities,” is out now and available here.

    And two new UK shows have just been added for November in London and Leeds. Here’s the full schedule for November/December:

    8 November: Rome: “How Long Is Now” with Balletto Civile
    14 November: Rome: Circuiterie: solo + Phlox
    15 November: London: Servant Jazz Quarters
    16 November: Leeds: Brudenell Social Club
    19 November: Genova: La Claque with Nogravity4monks
    12 December: New York City: The Owl Music Parlor
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    Photo: Shazzula


    • November 3rd, 2015