November 17, 2019

Constellation w/Two-Way Street and Matt Nelson (Chicago)

November 15, 2019

Studio Z with Alex Hecker and Riley Leitch (Twin Cities)

November 14, 2019

PASIC performance with Two-Way Street, Matt Nelson, Sarah Hennies (Indianapolis)

Performing as apart of New Music Focus Day. 

October 31, 2019

Pilot Light Halloween Show @ the Mill and Mine

Nick Cave cover band with Jason Boardman.

October 27, 2019

Two-Way Street / Jorge Variego / Claire Chenette

@ the Pilot Light in Knoxville, Tennessee

September 11, 2019

House Show @ The Scottage: Kate Dreyfus (NY) + Abby Fisher perform D. Edward Davis

Throwing a house show,  and i'll be performing Alvin Lucier. Concert features violinist Kate Dreyfuss from NY. 

September 06, 2019

Duet for Theremin and Lap Steel (ATL) + Two-Way Street

@ The Pilot Light in Knoxville, TN 

August 16, 2019

Two Way Street @ the Continuum Arts Festival in Memphis, TN

Performing Sarah Hennies "The Reinvention of Romance" at Crosstown Arts 

August 11, 2019

Id m theft able / Adam Lion + Matt Nelson / Jorge Variego + Mike Baggeta

@ the Pilot Light in Knoxville, Tennessee

August 01, 2019

Two-Way Street records w/Sarah Hennies

Recording "the Reinvention of Romance" for a double EP release with the Astral Spirits Label. 

July 22, 2019

Avaloch Farm Music Institute Residency w/ Germaine Liu and Mark Zurawinski

Creating new music with Germaine and Mark at Avaloch Farm in Concord, NH. 

July 10, 2019

Matt Nelson + Adam Lion Summer Tour

7/10: Raleigh, NC @ Das Hund House

7/11: Atlanta, GA @ the Magic Lantern

7/13: Richmond, VA @ The University of Richmond

7/14: Columbus, OH @ The Fuse Factory

7/16: Boston, MA @ Dorchester Art Project


7/17: New Haven, CT @ Orchard House


7/19: New York City, NY @ Spectrum 

June 15, 2019

"The Reinenvention of Romance" @ NN Genre Lines Research Summit

Two-Way Street performs a newly commissioned work by Sarah Hennies in the Ewing Gallery at UTK at 1:30pm. 

June 11, 2019

Leo Suarez // Matt Nelson // Adam Lion

Improvisation set 7pm at the Pilot Light in Knoxville, TN. 

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May 13, 2019

"The Reinvention of Romance" - Fire Museum Presents (Philadelphia)

Two-Way Street performs Sarah Hennie's new work, "The Reinvention of Romance" at the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Atonement, co-presented by Fire Museum Presents and Mutual Irradiation.

May 12, 2019

"The Reinvention of Romance" - The Red Room (Baltimore)

Two-Way Street performs Sarah Hennie's new work, "The Reinvention of Romance" at the Red Room in Baltimore. 

May 10, 2019

Nief-Norf Knoxville Concert Series: Heartless Fools

Performing with Knoxville based ensemble "Nief-Norf" to present a concert of Jordan Munsons music. 

April 17, 2019

Lucas Brode // Adam Lion

Improvisation set with Lucas Brode (Hudson Valley, NY,) at the Pilot Light in Knoxville.

April 07, 2019

"The Reinvention of Romance" - Hoy Polloy (Indianapolis)

Two-Way Street performs Sarah Hennie's new work, "The Reinvention of Romance" at Hoy Polloy in Indianapolis. 

April 06, 2019

"The Reinvention of Romance" - U of Chicago

Two-Way Street performs Sarah Hennie's new work, "The Reinvention of Romance" at the University of Chicago

April 02, 2019

Ross Hammond / Adam Lion and Matt Nelson at Union Ave Books

Opening for guitarist Ross Hammond at Union Ave Books in Knoxville, Tennessee. 

March 31, 2019

"The Reinvention of Romance"- Duke University

​Two-Way Street performs Sarah Hennie's new work, "The Reinvention of Romance" at Duke University.

March 30, 2019

"The Reinvention of Romance"- Black Mountain College {RE}Happening

Two-Way Street performs Sarah Hennie's new work, "The Reinvention of Romance," at the Black Mountain College {RE}Happening. 

March 28, 2019

Aaron Michael Butler / Adam Lion @ the Pilot Light (Knoxville)

Split bill with percussionist Aaron Michael Butler:


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March 24, 2019

Big Ears Festival: Improvisation set with Matt Nelson

Performing with Matt Nelson at the Pilot Light as apart of the Big Ears Festival held annually in Knoxville, Tennessee

March 22, 2019

Gallery 1010: 9x9 Exhibit Opening

Solo set at Gallery 1010 in Knoxville, Tennessee. 

March 22, 2019

Big Ears Festival: Harld Budd, Mary Latimore, and Nief-Norf

Performing with Harld Budd, Mary Latimore, and Nief-Norf at Church Street United Methodist Church as apart of the Big Years Festival held annually in Knoxville, Tennessee. 

March 09, 2019

South Knoxville Variety Art Show

Featuring poetry, music, and visual art from Knoxville based artists. 

Honeybee Coffee, 7pm. 

February 12, 2019

Old Man F-ck You + Adam Lion + Matt Nelson + Brandon Beavers

Improvisation set at the Pilot Light in Knoxville, Tennessee. 

Old Man F-ck You- Spoken word

Adam Lion- Percussion

Matt Nelson- Double Bass

Brandon Beavers- Mandolin, etc. 

February 05, 2019

Neutrals/Matt Nelson + Adam Lion

Matt Nelson + Adam Lion opening for Neutrals at Union Avenue Bookstore in Knoxville, Tennessee. 

January 19, 2019

Southeast Tour with Matt Nelson

Promoting our new album "Observations." 

1/19- Nashville, Tennessee, FMRL Series at Betty's Grill

1/20- Atlanta, Georgia, The Magic Lantern


1/21- Knoxville, Tennessee, The Pilot Light

December 07, 2018

Phil Kline's Unsilent Night with Nief Norf

Unsilent Night is an original composition by Phil Kline, written specifically to be heard outdoors in the month of December. It takes the form of a street promenade in which the audience becomes the performer. Each participant gets one of four tracks of music in the form of a cassette, CD, or Mp3. Together all four tracks comprise Unsilent Night. The fact that the participants play different "parts" simultaneously helps create the special sound of the piece. Participants carry boomboxes, or anything that amplifies music, and simultaneously start playing the music. They then walk a carefully chosen route through their city’s streets, creating a unique mobile sound sculpture which is different from every listener's perspective.

December 07, 2018

First Friday at Union Avenue Books

"Sound - Nature - Resonance" is a program of contemporary music that explores the inextricable link between nature and music, and the nature of music. Knoxville based musicians Ashlee Booth and Adam Lion will examine these ideas through the music of John Luther Adams, Pauline Oliveros, Kaija Saariaho, James Tenney and others.

November 13, 2018


Celebrating with my recent Alma Mater school the University of Tennessee. UTPE received 1st place in the International Percussion Ensemble Competition. 

November 10, 2018

Live on WDVX with Sean McCullough

Performed music by Sean McCullough, James Tenney, Steve Reich, and John Cage. 

I also invited my collaborator Ashlee Booth onto the show to interpret a graphic score one of my students made at Natures Way Montessori School.

November 06, 2018

Adam Lion + Matt Nelson + Jeff Crompton

Live improvisation set featuring:

Adam Lion- percussion

Matt Nelson- double bass

Jeff Crompton- saxaphones

October 18, 2018

The Pilot Light in Knoxville, TN

Featuring free improvisation, John Cage, and the North American premiere of Sarah Hennies vibraphone solo Sisters. 

August 01, 2018

Residency at Avaloch Music Farm Institute

Two-way street workshopping a newly commissioned work with composer Sarah Hennies

May 19, 2018

New Music Gathering

Performing Tyler Eschendal's new work the bystander is wrong at the Boston Conservatory with two-way street

March 22, 2018

Big Ears Festival

Performing the US premiere of Michael Gordon's Big Space with the Bang On a Can All-Stars

February 02, 2018

First Friday at the Knoxville Arts Emporium

Musical accompaniment to Knoxville's first Friday Art Walk festivities. More info coming soon! 

January 27, 2018

McCormick Marimba Festival

Performing with Ensemble Knox in Tampa, Florida

November 30, 2017

Flourish: Fundraiser for the UT Pride Center

5$ at the door


Live performances of vibraphone works by Robert Honstein, Mark Applebaum, Sarah Hennies, Betsy Jolas, and Bob Fernandez. 

Digital artist Elise Stephens will be creating live digital projections throughout the duration of the show. 

This is a FUNDRAISER for the UT Pride Center-
50% of sales will be donated to the centers fund. 

Read more about the defunding of the UT Pride Center-

Read more about the current state of the UT Pride Center-

November 08, 2017

PASIC 2017 Focus Day

Aurél Hollós Gamelan-bound / beFORe JOHN2 with Ensemble Knox

October 17, 2018

UT Contemporary Music Festival

Premiering selections from the international "call for scores" conducted by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville

October 11, 2017

UTK Studio Recital

World premier of Tyler Eschendal's The Bystander is Wrong for Percussion, Cello, and Fixed Electronics.

July 16, 2017

Bang on a can Summer Music Festival

In residence at MASS MoCA from July16th until August 6th. I will be performing works by Tymoczko, Reich, Glass, Conner D'Netto, Lewis, Valentin Jost, Liza Sobel, and more!

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