Upcoming performances:



May 28 2024. Inspiria. Providence RI. 8 pm. $10-$20 sliding scale.

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

with Isabel Castellvi (8pm)


past performances:



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)


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

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

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.
Tickets

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)
Tickets

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.
Tickets

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
https://roulette.org/event/happy-place-tendrils-album-release/

*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.