Upcoming performances:

March 28 2024. Cole Memorial Chapel, Wheaton College. Norton, MA. 8pm.

Performing with Anna Webber (tenor sax), Danny Fisher-Lochhead (alto sax), deVon Russell Gray (keyboards), Will Mason (drums/percussion, composition)

Premiering a new evening-length composition, “Hemlocks; Peacocks,” which explores the tuning system from LaMonte Young’s Well Tuned Piano as well as the resonance of cavernous spaces.

April 21 2024. Myrtle. East Providence RI.

Lake of Field: Isabel Castellvi (cello), John Kolodij (guitar), Will Mason (electronics, drums)
opening for Setting (Hillsborough NC)

past performances:

December 14 2023. AS220 Black Box. Providence RI.
solo drums + electronics; duo with vocalist Laurie Amat
with Phillip Greenlief and Claudia la Rocco; Tom Swafford

June 17 2023. MayDay. Providence RI
solo drums + electronics
with Alma Laprida & Jessica Ackerley
and Bonnie Jones & Jake Sokolov-Gonzalez

December 18 2022. AS220. Providence RI
solo drums + electronics
with Tony Malaby, Phillip Greenlief, Ken Filiano, Billy Mintz
and Laurie Amat + Zan Berry

May 12 2022. MayDay. Providence RI
with Danny Fisher-Lochhead and Andrew Smiley

Happy Place spring 2022 tour:

March 12 2022. Columbus Theatre. Providence RI**
with Ned Rothenberg
7 pm doors, 8 pm music.
$15, all ages.

March 13 2022. The Bug Jar. Rochester NY*
with Small Signals, Vileman
7 pm doors, 8 pm music.
$10, 18+ (18-20 must buy tickets in advance)

March 14 2022. Cat in the Cream, Oberlin College. Oberlin OH*
Free, open to the public. Music at 8 pm

March 15 2022. The Bop Stop, Cleveland OH.*
Doors at 6 pm, music at 7 pm. $15. All ages.

March 16 2022. The Flamingo Lounge. Louisville KY.*
with Camera Lucida.
$10. Tickets purchased at the door.
Doors at 7 pm, music at 8 pm. Co-presented by WUOL.

March 17 2022. Spirit. Pittsburgh PA.*
with Bombici, TBA
Music at 9 pm.

March 23 2022. Roulette. Brooklyn NY.**
Doors at 7, music at 8 pm. All ages.
$20 adv / $25 doors

*Charlotte Mundy - Voice; Dan Lippel and Andrew Smiley - guitar; Kate Gentile and Will Mason - drums
**Gelsey Bell and Charlotte Mundy - Voice; Dan Lippel and Andrew Smiley - guitar; Kate Gentile and Will Mason - drums

June 9 2018. CODA (Cleveland OH) 9:30 pm
Cleveland Uncommon Sound Festival.
Performing my piece "Thet thet" for solo percussion and electronics.

March 18 2018. Roulette. Brooklyn. 8 pm
New electroacoustic quintet, with Charlotte Mundy (voice), Matt Mitchell (piano), Miles Okazaki (guitar), Greg Chudzik (bass), Will Mason (drums, compositions, electronics)

February 3 2018. "Soo. Noolaynta Dhaqanka Soomaaliyeed (Rebirth of the Somali Culture)"
Fundraiser concert for Somali-Mainers Youth Alliance
Space 538. Portland ME.

Dec 1 2017. Solo composition for drum set and electronics; free improv with Dana Jessen (bassoon), WM (electronics). 3 door studios. Oberlin, OH.

May 27 2017. Leila Bordreuil / Will Mason / Matt Mitchell trio
I-Beam. Brooklyn, NY.

May 16 2017. Happy Place. Sunnyvale. Brooklyn, NY.

May 3 2017. Happy Place. Threes Brewing. Brooklyn, NY.
with Sarah Bernstein + John Colpitts (Man Forever).

January 22 2017. Michi Wiancko performs my piece "Rime" for solo violin. With Michael Mizrahi (piano). Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3. NYC. Tickets + info here.

December 14 2016. Michi Wiancko performs my piece "Rime" for solo violin. With Michael Mizrahi (piano). San Diego. More information: https://artofelan.org/event/art-elan-villa-musica-present-wianckomizrahi-duo/

December 12 2016. Will Mason Quartet (feat. Ned Rothenberg, Elias Stemeseder, Greg Chudzik). NYC. Spectrum. 121 Ludlow st. 8 pm.

October 30 2016. Happy Place. Middletown, CT. Wesleyan University. 8:30 pm. Sponsored by the Experimental Music Group. More information here.

October 26 2016. Happy Place. NYC. The Bowery Electric. Album release show. with TAK, Fond Han, Lester St. Louis. 8 pm.

October 12 2016. Sana Nagano Quartet. Brooklyn. Freddy's. 7 pm. with James Wengrow.

July 18 2016: Sana Nagano. Brooklyn NY. 65 Fen.

May 17 2016: Will Mason Ensemble. Portland, ME. at Space Gallery. $10/$8 students. All ages. 8 pm. with Kafari.
Facebook event

May 16 2016: Will Mason Ensemble. Cambridge, MA. Lily Pad. $10, all ages. 7 pm.
Note the early start time! We will begin promptly at 7 pm and end at 8 pm.
More information here

May 9 2016: Happy Place. New York, NY. Cake Shop. 8 pm. $10. with Les Bon Hommes (Greg Saunier of Deerhoof) and Darius Jones.

April 13 2016: Sana Nagano Quartet. New York, NY. El Taller. 8 pm.

February 26 2016: Drum set / electronics duo with Joao Pacheco. at Barakuda (Dornacher Strasse 192). Basel, Switzerland. 10 pm.

12/21/15: Happy Place. At Shea Stadium. 8:00
1st: Iktus Percussion (performing works by Alex Mincek and Xenakis).
2nd: Happy Place
3rd: Hunter Hunt-Hendrix solo set

12/1/15: Happy Place. At Trans-Pecos. 8:00
1st: Pale Horse (Jeremiah Cymerman, Brian Chase, Christopher Hoffman)
2nd: Happy Place
3rd: Portland ME's Family Planning (Peter McLaughlin)
4th Kevin Shea, Gordon Beeferman, Chris Cochrane trio

10/1/15: Great Father (Album Release show). Pete’s Candy Store. 10 pm.

9/21/15: Will Mason Ensemble. At Le Poisson Rouge.
Doors 6 pm, Joe Phillips/Numinous at 7 pm, Will Mason Ensemble at 8 pm.
$15 bar, $20 tables advance; $20 bar, $25 tables day of. All ages.

8/23/15: Sana Nagano quartet at Shapeshifter. 8 pm. $8.

Sana Nagano (violin, compositions), Zack Clarke (piano), Dan Stein (bass), Will Mason (drums)

2/24/15: Will Mason Ensemble at Shapeshifter Labs. 7 pm.
18 Whitwell place, BK. All ages. $10. With Gadadu (CD release party)
Part of the Composers Now festival; more information here

2/4/15: Anna Webber/Travis Reuter/Marc Hannaford/Will Mason quartet at Spectrum. 7 pm.
121 Ludlow st. All ages. $10.
(A new collaborative quartet of tenor sax, guitar, piano, and drums, playing music by all four members.)

5/19/14: Will Mason Ensemble @ Friends and Lovers. 8 pm

641 Classon Ave., Brooklyn. $10. With Tigue & TBA.

3/12/14: Will Mason Ensemble @ Cake Shop. 9 pm.

152 Ludlow St, New York. $10. 21+. With Brandon Seabrook (9:00), Ishmael (10:30). Doors at 8, music at 9 sharp.

1/28/14: Will Mason Ensemble @ Spectrum. 8 pm.

121 Ludlow St, New York. $10. All ages. With Dave Scanlon (7:00). Doors at 7.

12/5/13: Will Mason Ensemble @ Douglass Street Music Collective. 10:00 pm.

295 Douglass St, Brooklyn. $10. All ages. With Josh Sinton, Alex Hamlin, and others, 8:00 pm.

10/27/13: Will Mason Ensemble @ Spectrum. 9:00 pm

121 Ludlow St, NYC. $10. All ages.

10/22/13: David Bird, Will Mason, Austin Vaughn trio @ Freddy’s Bar. 8:30 pm

627 Fifth Avenue, Brooklyn. $10 suggested donation. With Mike Pride, 10:00 pm.

6/2/13: Will Mason Sextet @ Downtown Music Gallery. 6 pm

13 Monroe St, New York. Free.

5/16/13: Zach Hobin and Laura Cocks @ Spectrum NYC. 8 pm

Premiering a new piece of mine for solo bass.

3/23/13: Will Mason Sextet @ Freddy’s Bar. 11 pm

627 Fifth Avenue, Brooklyn. $10. With the Nate Wooley Quintet (10 pm), Rafiq Bhatia feat. Tyshawn Sorey (midnight).

12/13/12: Will Mason Sextet @ Douglass Street Music Collective. 8pm

295 Douglass St, Brooklyn. $10 suggested donation. With Josh Sinton, 10 pm.