November 22

Ken Aldcroft @ 8:30 pm

With a rigorous and pan-idiomatic approach to both composition and improvisation, guitarist Ken Aldcroft is a key practitioner in Toronto's dynamic creative music scene.  His own multi-faceted development as an improvising guitarist, bandleader, composer, producer, and organizer has corresponded with the re-emergence of Toronto as an important centre for creative improvised music-making.

 Concert Series.

September 21               


SUN SPEAK is Matt Gold (guitar) and Nate Friedman (drums). SUN SPEAK performs original works of electric chamber music and is based in Chicago, IL. They are back for there second time at Canterbury, touring in support of their new album, Sacred Rubble.  

     Over the past fifty years, Canterbury House has hosted musical performances by a wide variety of forward-thinking, innovative “prophetic voices.” In the mid 1960s and early 1970s, the Concert Series featured now-legendary performers such as Buddy Guy, Janis Joplin, Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, Richie Havens, Odetta, Gordon Lightfoot, and the MC5. More recently, the Series has featured regional acts, student and faculty ensembles, and internationally known artists drawing from jazz, folk, contemporary classical, electronic music, and improvised music. Artists such as Pauline Olveros, Steve Swell, Henry Grimes, Billy Bang, Oliver Lake, Faruq Z. Bey and Peter Kowald are a sampling of the high level of music featured in this series.

Unless otherwise noted all concerts begin at 8 p.m. Admission is $10 for general admission and $5 for students/seniors.

​A NOTE ABOUT PARKING: Canterbury House has a very small parking lot which is reserved for staff and performers. Please allow time to locate street parking (which is free after 6pm on nearby streets) or park at the Thayer Street Parking Structure, which is at 300 South Thayer Street, just one block from Canterbury House.

Concert Series

The Episcopal Center

at the University of Michigan

721 East Huron Street Ann Arbor, MI 48104


November 13


MATTERHORN is a unique confluence of jazz, rock, and the avant-garde. Co-produced by Shane Endsley of the acclaimed post-rock/jazz outfit Kneebody, MATTERHORN will be released on pfMENTUM records in fall 2015

October 7


Ishmael is a guitarist and composer residing in Chicago, Illinois.  His current projects include Zebec, a group that primarily plays his compositions and The Ali Humpherys Duo which performs weekly at Café Bella. 

If you are interested in playing at this historic, exciting, and progressive venue, please view our booking policy and contact our Concert Coordinator

November 1

Bad Luck @ 8:30 pm

Over half a decade after their first performance, drummer Chris Icasiano and saxophonist Neil Welch continue to develop a unique musical voice together. Bad Luck has become a sonic outlet to be reckoned with. In the highly trodden medium of drums and saxophone, Bad Luck proves that there is much left to be said.

October 13

Knowmadik Project

De'Sean Jones is a saxophonist focused on creating and releasing new music and facilitating music outreach in communities.  He also is an active member of the legendary Detroit electronic music collective Underground Resistance.  His latest ensemble "Knomadik Project" is touring their newly released album.