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November 14th + November 11, 2014 - Independent Filmmaker Project

Hydra Performs at IFP's Screen Forward for

Josephine Decker's "Butter on the Latch" Screening for the film's

North American Theatrical Premiere


I’m excited to announce that the Theatrical Release for Josephine Decker’s, “Butter on the Latch”, in which Sarah plays protaganist, along with Decker's other film “Thou Wast Mild and Lovely” will be taking place on: Friday November 14th at MINY Media Center by IFP 30 John St. DUMBO Brooklyn New York 11201


Screenings will be followed by Director and Cast Q&A, a performance by Hydra , and an opening night party featuring Raya Brass Band! Screenings to follow the opening night, throughout the run, will include tea parties + ballet dancers …


“Butter on the Latch” trailer |   FB Event


SCREENING TIMES: Friday 11/14: 6:30pm & 8:30pm + Sunday 11/16: 2pm & 4pm
Hydra will perform directly after "Butter on the Latch" Screening. See ticket link for exact times.







September 3, 2014- Live at Joe’s Pub

 HydraBlack Sea Hotel

(w/ Luminescent Orchestrii Trio + Main Squeeze Orchestra Sextet)


 Hydra is thrilled to be sharing the stage with Luminescent Orchestrii Trio, 

Main Squeeze Orchestra Sextet, and Black Sea Hotel.

Dates: Wednesday, September 3rd

Doors 9:00pm, Concert 9:30pm sharp (arrive early for good seats)

Advance Tickets: $15, Door Tickets: $20

Location: Joe’s Pub, 425 Lafayette Street, NYC 10003








Sunday, August 10, 2014 - Museum of the Moving Image

Hydra performs at Rual Route Film Festival for

Josephine Decker's film "Butter on the Latch' Screening 


Hydra - Outdoor Performance - 4:15pm

“Butter on the Latch” Screening + Q+A - - 5pm 

“Butter on the Latch” is the 2nd Film in a ‘medium-format’ double feature, starting at 5pm.

Post-screening, Small will be in attendance giving Q+A 

Address: 36-01 35 Avenue (at 37 Street)

Astoria, NY 11106






April 30, 2013  -  The Hive

Hydra performs with Moon Fool, Willa Roberts, Shelley Thomas, + Jenny Luna


Anna-Helena McLean is here visiting from London, on tour performing solo musical cabaret Titania and has invited Hydra and other special guests to open for her on both Friday and Saturday nights, this coming weekend. She was here last year, with the first incarnation of her innovative re-imagining of A Midsummer Night's Dream. She challenges her audience; she is enormously engaging… singing beautifully, but also screaming caustically, looping cello, laughing, drinking - her "performance" is some unknown breed of wild animal. Hydra and Anna-Helena will be joined by special guests, Willa Roberts (Saturday night only), Shelly Thomas and Jenny Luna.

Dates: Friday 4/26 and Saturday 4/27

Time: 7:30pm (doors)

Location: The Hive - 20 Cook St, Brooklyn NY

Admission: $15Event on Facebook








June 04, 2012  -  Bowery Ballroom

Hydra collaborates with Yulix and the Extended Family at their Record Release


Location: Bowery Ballroom, 6 Delancey Street, NYC 10002

Date/Time: June 9, doors 7:30pm, show 8:30pm sharp

Tickets $16 (in advance, $18 at the door)

Yulix and The Extended Family release their record, Florida, and share the stage with Hydra for a couple songs this Saturday, June 9, 2012 at Bowery Ballroom in NYC. Other performers for the evening include DJ Nickodemus, Navegante, and The Pimps of Joytime (headlining).








June 01, 2012  - The Box

Hydra performs at Taxiplasm’s ‘Out of the Box’ Benefit Event


Location: The Box, 189 Chrystie Street, NYC 10002

Date/Time: June 7, 7:00pm - 11:00pm

Tickets $25, Purchase at the door

On June 7, 2012, Contaminate NYC will host 'Out of the Box', a benefit for video artist Brian Gonzalez aka Taxiplasm. The goal is to raise funds for Taxiplasm's film project Above Our Heads and Below Our Feet, which is a 3-year long film project inspired by the music of Colin Stetson with themes of institution, man versus animal, and our relationship with the divine. The evening will consist of live musical performances by Sean Ono Lennon, Hydra and the Click Clack Boom. Aerialist Seanna Sharpe will be creating acts for the evening. There will be a silent auction with works created by artists participating in the film.









May 01, 2012  - Rockwood Music Hall

Moon Fool in collaboration with Hydra


Location: Rockwood Music Hall, 196 Allen Street, NYC 10002

Date/Time: May 20, doors 6:30pm, show 7:30pm sharp

Tickets $8, Purchase HERE

On Sunday, May 20 at 7:30pm, Hydra will introduce the evening with a solo set at Rockwood Music Hall. Next, Hydra vocals will accompany Moon Fool, a solo musical cabaret by Anna-Helena McLean, adapted from A Midsummer Night's Dream, and directed by Jonathan Grieve. And, if things couldn’t get better, Sarah’s good friend and Tableau collaborator Renzo Vitale will also be releasing his first solo piano album that same night, directly afterwards. It’s called ZEROSPACE. The evening is bound to be meditative and richly textured.










April 19, 2012  -  Joe's Pub

Hydra performs at Sxip Shirey's 45th B-Day Show



Location: Joe's Pub, 425 Lafayette Street, NYC 10003

Date/Time: May 2, 9:30pm sharp

Tickets $15, Purchase HERE.

Book today if interested - almost sold out.

Sxip Shirey brings together 5 of his favorite composer/sound artists for one evening of music that will delight and stun your ears: Featuring Todd Reynolds (impossible violin manipulation with Abelton), Sxip Shirey (sound objects and exploited instruments), Val INC. (deep sound machines), Adam Matta (human beatbox and vocal percussion), Hydra (vocal ensemble doing wild Albanian, Balkan, and original arrangements), and Jonny Rodgers (voice, glass harmonica, and loops).








“"… soaring Balkan art-rock (with) bulk and gravitas infinitely

more mighty than three voices… Alternatingly sweeping and austere…

Balkan and Beatlesque."     -- Delarue, New York Music Daily

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