Non-Event is a Boston-based concert series devoted to the presentation of the finest in experimental, abstract, improvised, and new music from New England and around the world.


Founded in 2001, Non-Event has presented over 350 concerts in and around Boston in a wide variety of venues from coffee shops, galleries, and loft spaces to former movie palaces, university lecture halls, museums, night clubs, 19th-century ballrooms, a Victorian-era pumping station, and inside Boston's iconic City Hall.

Non-Event has worked with numerous organizations and venues over the years, including ACT at MIT; AgX film collective; Arts@MIT; Aviary Gallery; Balagan experimental film series; Boston Center for the Arts; Boston Cyberarts; Café Fixe; DRAW; Film Studies Center at Harvard; ICA Boston; Le Laboratoire Cambridge; Massachusetts College of Art and Design; Mayor's Office of Arts & Culture (City of Boston); Media Lab at MIT; Goethe-Institut Boston; MIT List Visual Art Center; Mmmmaven Productions; Mobius; Modern Theatre at Suffolk University; New England Conservatory; Rhode Island School of Design; School at the Museum of Fine Arts; Sensory Ethnography Lab at Harvard; Spectacle; Studio Soto; swissnex Boston; Together Festival; Metropolitan Waterworks Museum; UMass Dartmouth; WHRB; and WZBC.

Non-Event is a tax exempt 501(c)(3) corporation.


Susanna Bolle, Executive & Artistic Director
Christopher Strunk, Curator of the Experimental Coffee House series
Kevin Micka, Technical Director
Michael Rosenstein, Operations Director
Luke Damrosch, Recording & Sound Engineer
Jerry MacDonald, Sound & Recording Engineer
José Rivera, Sound Engineer
Luke Martin, Operations Assistant
Rahul Nair, Operations Assistant
Kimberly Phan Stattman, Operations Assistant
Rajen Bhatt, Assistant Sound Engineer

Former Organizers

Patrick Emm
Rob Forman (founder)
Danny Gromfin
Dan Hirsch (founder)
Ernst Karel
Benjamin Nelson
Bhob Rainey
Howard Stelzer
Jesse Summers

Board of Directors

Danny Gromfin, President
Susanna Bolle
Ernst Karel
Michael Rosenstein
Salvador Saca

Contact Us

For booking inquiries or to volunteer, please get in touch.

25 Custer Street #1
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

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