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March, 1996
The Outback, Australia

Aboriginal family social grounds.

Also from Will:
Album cover for 'Native Lands'
CD+DVD Album: "Native Lands"
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Living Colour's
Latest Release:
Album cover for 'Shade'
CD Album: "Shade"
Also from
Living Colour
Album cover for 'The Chair In The Doorway'
CD Album: "The Chair in the Doorway"
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or iTunes

Will is presently available for personalized drum lessons.
Read more information (meethook.com)
Also available:
August 19, 2016
Album cover for 'Celebrating Elvin Jones'
CD Album: "Cele-brating
Elvin Jones
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Amazon.com and iTunes
May 14, 2013
Album cover for 'Life in This World'
CD Album: "Life in This World"
Order from
Amazon.com and iTunes
As always, please make sure to check with the local venues to confirm show dates and details!


Living Colour Tour Dates

- 2023 Tour Dates -

Fri, 3/3/23 to Fri, 3/10/23 - San Pedro, CA @ The 80s Cruise: Tickets
Fri, 6/30/23 to Sat, 7/1/23 - Orlando, FL@ EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival: Tickets
Sat, 9/16/23 - Asbury Park, NJ @ Sea Hear Now 2023: Tickets

- 2022 Tour Dates -

Thu, 3/3/22 to Thu, 3/10/22 - The 80s Cruise: Tickets
Sat, 4/16/22 - Houston, TX @ Love Street Music Fest: Tickets
Fri, 5/20/22 - Virginia Beach, VA @ Lunatic Luau '22: Tickets
Sat, 5/21/22 - Camden, NJ @ 'MMRBQ 2022: Tickets
Sat, 6/4/22 - Addison, TX @ Addison Circle Park
Sat, 6/25/22 - Youngstown, OH @ Ribs-N-Rock Festival
Sat, 7/9/22 - Maryland Heights, MO @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Sat, 7/23/22 - Chicago, IL @ BASS BASH w/ Living Colour
Sat, 7/25/22 - Youngstown, OH @ Ribs-N-Rock Festival: Tickets
Fri, 9/2/22 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil @ Rock in Rio: Tickets
Sat, 9/17/22 - North Pelham, NY @ Toonerville Music Festival 2022: Tickets
Tue, 10/25/22 to Sun, 10/30/22 - Costa Mujeres, Mexico @ 80s In The Sand 2022: Tickets
Mon, 10/31/22 - New York, NY @ Halloween Extravaganza, City Winery New York City: Tickets


Friday, January 6, 2023

Will joins David Sancious in Concert — Red Bank, NJ

Will performs in "An Evening with David Sancious," and both will play music from their duo band called "Open Secret." The event is hosted by The Bruce Springsteen Archives and Center for American Music at Monmouth University, in collaboration with the Basie Center, at The Vogel.

Doors open 7 PM, Showtime is 8 PM
Tickets: $79, $49, $20 / Limit 8 tickets per mailing address

The Vogel at Count Basie Center for the Arts
99 Monmouth Street
Red Bank, NJ 07701

Box Office: (732) 842-9000
Box office closes 30 minutes after show time.
E-mail: boxoffice@thebasie.org

For more information and to buy tickets, please visit the event's Web page on the Count Basie Center for the Arts Website.

Saturday, October 29, 2022

Will performs with Oumou Sangaré at the Apollo Theater, NYC

Will Calhoun and the Mali Project open for Malian superstar singer Oumou Sangare at her highly anticipated return to the USA and debut at famed Apollo Theater.

Time: 8 PM (New York)
Tickets: start at $33.50

Apollo Theater
253 W 125th St
New York, NY 10027
(212) 531-5300

For more information and tickets, please visit Apollo Theater's event page.

Read the review from Afropop Worldwide: Oumou Sangaré's Triumphant U.S. Return

Thursday, October 13, 2022

Will performs in "Club Calhoun" at National Museum of Mathematics, NYC

Don't miss the transformation of MoMath into Club Calhoun for a one-night, limited engagement.

Beats, rhythm, patterns, and light create visual and sonic dimensions in this transformational production. Sit back with a drink and settle in to enjoy a live, interactive, immersive audio performance by Grammy award-winning percussionist Will Calhoun, featuring an innovative, multi-sensory experience based on Calhoun's work featured in the Traces exhibition at MoMath.

Cost: $18 for one auditorium-style seat, or $60 for one table (includes four tickets)
Time: 8 PM EST (New York)

This event is for adults ages 21 and older. Minors are not permitted. Attendance is limited to the first 100 registrants, so claim your spot today!

National Museum of Mathematics
11 East 26th Street
New York, NY 10010
Phone: (212) 542-0566
E-mail: functions@momath.org

For more information and registration, please visit clubcalhoun.momath.org.

Monday, August 8, 2022

Will in MOVES 2022 Performance and Panel Discusson
at National Museum of Mathematics, NYC

Join the presenters and participants of MOVES 2022 — The Fascination of Puzzles — for an evening of mathematical entertainment at Monday Night MOVES.

You won't want to miss the evening's events, with a screening of the documentary Miyamoto and the Machine, followed by a panel discussion with Robert Fuhrer and Aaron Kaswell; a musical performance by multiple Grammy-award winning drummer for the band Living Colour, Will Calhoun; and a post-performance discussion with Will and Steve Strogatz, MoMath's Distinguished Visiting Professor for the Public Dissemination of Mathematics.

Time: 6:30PM
Cost: $15, registration required
Online registration closes at 5:00 pm ET (New York) on Friday, August 5. Registration after that time will take place at the Museum with a $25 surcharge.
Event Location: Proshansky Auditorium, The Graduate Center, CUNY
365 Fifth Avenue (at 34th Street), New York City

National Museum of Mathematics
11 East 26th Street
New York, NY 10010
Phone: (212) 542-0566
E-mail: functions@momath.org

For more information, please visit MoMath Monday Night MOVES page.

Sunday, April 10, 2022

Will performs with "God Particle Quartet" in LA
The God Particle Quartet: Dr. Stephon Alexander, Melvin Gibbs, Jaron Lanier, Will Calhoun

Will joins Dr. Stephon Alexander (world-renowned theoretical cosmologist, jazz saxophonist, and president of the National Society of Black Physicists,) Melvin Gibbs (bassist, composer, and writer,) and Jaron Lanier (multi-instrumentalist, computer scientist, and "father of virtual reality") for an evening of quantum physics inspired music and conversation.

4PM in the outdoor Aileen Getty Plaza
Free, RSVP online
Vaccination status check upon arrival for all visitors 12+

The God Particle Quartet:
Dr. Stephon Alexander - Sax
Will Calhoun - Drums
Melvin Gibbs - Bass
Jaron Lanier - Multiple Instruments

Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)
Event at Aileen Getty Plaza
100 N Central Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012

For more information and vaccination protocols, please visit the event's page on the MOCA Website.

Tuesday, February 22, 2022

Will Performs for National Museum of Mathematics Online Tournament

Will returns to MoMath during MoMath's annual competition and fundraiser, the 2022 MoMath Masters Tournament. This online event may be entered by competitors, and watched by spectators.

First competition round for tournament competitors begins at 4 PM
Evening program for competitors and spectators begins at 7 PM

For more information and to register, please visit the 2022 MoMath Masters Tournament page.

National Museum of Mathematics
11 East 26th Street
New York, NY 10010
Phone: (212) 542-0566
E-mail: functions@momath.org

Monday and Wednesday, January 24 and 26, 2022

Will Performs with Mike Stern in NYC

Will joins Mike Stern on two dates:

Mike Stern - Guitar & Occasional Voice
Leni Stern - Guitar & Ngoni (Traditional Guitar of Mali)
Danny Walsh - Saxophone
Edmond Gilmore - Bass
Will Calhoun - Occasional Drums

The 55 Bar
55 Christopher St.
New York, NY 10014
(212) 929-9883

Please see the 55 Bar Website for more information and to confirm times.


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