Gig review: Kim Doo Soo at Cafe OTO

Kim Doo Soo’s stage set-up is simple but carefully planned. The stage hand has marked out the precise place where the music stand is to be positioned, and the chair – which offers the minimum of comforts. A table to the musician’s right has some water and a surface to keep the various harmonicas; also […]

haihm + Bongsu Park at Cafe OTO

After the Dream Ritual collaboration that came to the Coronet Theatre in July, haihm and Bongsu Park bring a new collaboration on a similar theme. See also at Rosenfeld Porcini later in the week. At the Cutting Edge: Phew, haihm & Bongsu Park, + O YAMA O Presented by Bagri Foundation Thursday 14 November 2019, […]

Hyelim Kim w/ London Improvisers Orchestra at Cafe OTO

In the third of three performances with a Korean connection this weekend at Cafe OTO, Hyelim Kim builds on the work she presented at Club Inegales earlier this year, this time with larger forces. London Improvisers Orchestra Cafe OTO | 18–22 Ashwin street | Dalston | London E8 3DL Sunday 6 October 2019 5:30pm – […]

Kim Doo Soo plays Cafe Oto

This is definitely a Cafe OTO gig I’ll be prioritising. Kim Doo Soo with Kim SoonOak Monday 14 October 2019, 7.30pm Cafe OTO | 18–22 Ashwin Street | Dalston | London E8 3DL Tickets £14 | £12 advance | £10 members | Book tickets Pleased to welcome back the incredible Korean folk artist Kim Doo […]

Jin Sangtae and Choi Joonyong play Cafe OTO

Two Korean experimental musicians return to Cafe OTO, eight years after their last appearance. Jin Sangtae + Choi Joonyong – MATINEE Sunday 6 October 2019, 2pm Cafe OTO | 18–22 Ashwin Street | Dalston | London E8 3DL Tickets £8 | £6 advance | £4 members | Book tickets Please note that this is a […]

Kim Kulim and Jessica Hyunjin Kim perform at Cafe OTO

Don’t miss this chance to see a recreation of Kim Kulim’s early controversial staging of Sex on the Piano, together with new work in a collaborative evening with his daughter, Goldsmiths alumna Jessica Hyunjin Kim. Kim Kulim and Jessica Hyunjin Kim Saturday 5 October 2019, 7.30pm Cafe OTO | 18–22 Ashwin Street | Dalston | […]

Okkyung Lee residency at Cafe Oto

Thursday 28 March 2019, 7.30pm | Tickets Okkyung Lee & Matana Roberts + Okkyung Lee / Jerome Noetinger (Duo) Friday 29 March 2019, 7.30pm | Tickets Okkyung Lee / Rashad Becker (Duo) + Okkyung Lee / Nadia Ratsimandresy (Duo) Saturday 30 March 2019, 7.30pm | Tickets Okkyung Lee (Solo) + Okkyung Lee / Pat Thomas […]

Balloon and Needle: The New Korean Avant Garde

Balloon and Needle: The New Korean Avant Garde starts a three day residency at Cafe OTO this Thursday: Balloon & Needle THURSDAY 20th, FRIDAY 21st, SATURDAY 22nd January 2011 Cafe OTO | 18-22 Ashwin St | Dalston | London | E8 3DL [Map] Choi Joonyong (cracked CD players) Hong Chulki (turntables) Ryu Hankil (self‐made electro‐acoustic […]