EVAN VERPLOEGH
DRUMMER | KANSAS CITY

Evan Verploegh (he/him) is a drummer based in Kansas City, Missouri, after relocating from Wisconsin in late 2019. He serves as co-founder of the Extemporaneous Music and Arts Society. EMAS is a collective group dedicated to advancing improvised and experimental artistic work in Kansas City. In 2022, he was awarded a studio residency at Charlotte Street Foundation.

Committed to improvisation as an artform, Evan draws from influences of free jazz, contemporary classical, and experimental rock. His playing explores the concepts of reaction, patience and sincerity.

Evan also serves as a organizer of live music and arts event, including serving as music coordinator of the 2019 Project North Music, Arts and Sustainability Festival in Rhinelander, WI. Since relocating to Kansas City in late 2019, Evan has performed and organized over 50 live events.

UPCOMING PERFORMANCES

Sunday, August 7, 2022
Duo with Ben Baker
World Culture (KCMO) - 5pm

Tuesday, August 9, 2022
Spontaneous Experiments: Free Improvisation Open Jam
5529 Troost Ave (KCMO) - 7:30pm

Wednesday, August 17, 2022
EMAS Presents: Zachary Hickerson
Charlotte Street (KCMO) - 7:30pm


Friday, August 19, 2022
Camp Childress | Seth Davis & Evan Verploegh
Cafe Berlin (Columbia, MO) - 8pm

Tuesday, August 23, 2022
Spontaneous Experiments: Free Improvisation Open Jam
5529 Troost Ave (KCMO) - 7:30pm

Wednesday, September 4, 2022
EMAS 1-ish Year Anniversary ft. Labor Dog
World Culture (KCMO) - 4pm

DISCOGRAPHY


Boat Patrol
Live at ArtStart (2018)
Live at Sir Benedicts (2020)

EMS Quartet
EMS (2022)

Evan Verploegh
Drum Set and Piano Improvisations No. 1 (2020)

K.E.B. Trio (Kyle Quass, Brendan Keller-Tuberg, Evan Verploegh)
finding light (2022)

Kyle Hutchins, Aaron Osborne, Seth Andrew Davis, Evan Verploegh

Quartet Vol. 1 (2022)

Labor Dog
Clocking In (2021)

Seth Andrew Davis and Evan Verploegh
Hunter (2022)

Sterling Witt
Something's Awry (2020)

VDO
VDO (2022)

Verploegh & Baker
Singles (2021)

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