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August 2017

The Locrian Chamber Players
Music from the Past Decade

August 25 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Riverside Church,
490 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10027 United States
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The Locrian Chamber Players, an ensemble that specializes in music less than 10 years old, play a concert of new works on Friday, August 25 at 8 PM in Riverside Church. The Locrian Chamber Players are Anna Elashvili and Cyrus…

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September 2017

Prismatic Park
Matana Roberts

September 5 - September 10
Madison Square Park,
Btwn 23rd & 26th Streets and 5th & Madison Avenues
New York, NY United States
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“…Breathe…” is part of a conceptual sound cycle exploring the rise of militarized police on a global political level. This specific segment focuses on a non-linear imaginary interaction between a police officer and a civilian, zeroing in on a quantum…

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$25

Resonant Bodies 2017
Theo Bleckmann, Jennifer Walshe, Davóne Tines

September 5 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Roulette,
509 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, New York, NY United States
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The fifth annual Resonant Bodies Festival opens with Grammy-nominated jazz singer and composer Theo Bleckmann performing Songs in Color and Black and White, a piece he has written and developed over the past seventeen years. Culture Ireland supports the appearance…

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$25

Resonant Bodies 2017
Hai-Ting Chinn, Joan La Barbara, Odeya Nini

September 6 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Roulette,
509 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, New York, NY United States
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Night two opens with the first-ever composition by Hai-Ting Chinn for her vocal trio Triumphatrix (Hai-Ting Chinn, Kirsten Sollek, and Lindsay Kesselman). Followed by Science Fair: The Astronomy Edition with Erika Switzer (piano), “a musical celebration of science, with lyrics…

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$15 - $25

Resonant Bodies 2017
Mary Bonhag, Kamala Sankaram, Kayleigh Butcher

September 7 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Roulette,
509 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, New York, NY United States
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Mary Bonhag presents a collection of 20th and 21st century pieces, including Changing Light by Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho, Two Poems of Agueda Pizarro by Joseph Schwanter, and excerpts from Looking at Spring—a piece written specifically for Bonhag, by Lembit…

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William Basinski / Kara-Lis Coverdale / Yatta

September 7 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
First Unitarian Congressional Society,
116 Pierrepont St.
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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ISSUE Project Room's 2017 Fall season opens at the First Unitarian Congregational Society in Brooklyn Heights with celebrated composer and process-musician William Basinski, Montreal-based composer, musician and producer Kara-Lis Coverdale, and Houston-born digipoet and musician YATTA each in solo performance.…

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$12 - $25

San Francisco Electronic Music Festival SFEMF2017

September 8 @ 8:00 pm - September 10 @ 10:30 pm
Brava For Women In the Arts,
2781 24th St
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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The San Francisco Electronic Music Festival announces the dates and artists for its eighteenth annual festival of adventurous electronic music. For the opening night on Friday, September 8th at Brava Theater Center, SFEMF presents Oberlin-based tape loop experimenter Aaron Dilloway,…

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Free

InGardens
William Parker, Cooper-Moore, Bobby Kapp and more!

September 9 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Children’s Magical Garden,
129 Stanton Street
New York, NY 10002 United States
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For four weekends, InGardens brings free performances of cutting edge creative music and poetry into Lower East Side community gardens. This first date includes master improvisors William Parker and Cooper-Moore in a multi-instrumental duet, elusive creative music mainstays Dave Sewelson…

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Byron Westbrook
Threshold Variations

September 9 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Abrons Arts Center,
466 Grand Street
New York, NY 10002 United States
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Saturday, September 9th, Byron Westbrook continues his ISSUE residency with Threshold Variations,”an immersive environment expanding on the techniques of Interval/Habitat presented at Westbrook’s previous residency commission in April, 2017. Threshold Variations revisits the experimental staging of Interval/Habitat, but focuses more…

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$20

Dafna Naphtali & Gordon Beeferman: Pulsing Dot

September 9 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Soup And Sound,
292 Lefferts Ave Brooklyn
New York, NY United States
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Dafna Naphtali and Gordon Beeferman celebrate the release of their CD Pulsing Dot (Clang records). Gordon Beeferman piano Dafna Naphtali voice / live electro-sound-processing   When & where Saturday September 9, 2017 @ 8pm Soup And Sound, 292 Lefferts Ave…

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Free

InGardens
Jason Kao Hwang, Jessica Jones, Bob Stewart, Yoni Kretzmer

September 10 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Children’s Magical Garden,
129 Stanton Street
New York, NY 10002 United States
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For four weekends, InGardens brings free performances of cutting edge creative music and poetry into Lower East Side community gardens. In a city full of concrete venues, our performers and audiences too rarely have the chance to experience art in…

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Free

Artists at Noguchi | Bang on a Can: Trina Basu & Arun Ramamurthy

September 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Noguchi Museum,
9-01 33rd Road (at Vernon Boulevard)
Long Island City, NY 11106 United States
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Bang on a Can's summer music series concludes at The Noguchi Museum as violinists Trina Basu and Arun Ramamurthy join forces with percussionist Rich Stein to create music that stretches across continents, bringing new perspectives to time-honored traditions. Drawing from…

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Miller Theatre
Pop-Up Concerts
Argus Quartet

September 12 @ 6:00 pm
Miller Theatre,
2960 Broadway at 116th Street
New York, NY United States
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Miller Theatre at Columbia University School of the Arts announces the fall season of Pop-Up Concerts, a musical happy hour with the audience onstage. Whether it is one's first visit to Miller Theatre or fiftieth, the free and fun Pop-Up…

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Butch Morris & Radical Black Composition

September 12 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
ISSUE Project Room,
22 Boerum Place, ground floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Butch Morris (1947-2013 ) invented a new approach called "conduction," a way of composing in real time by conducting improvising musicians. To celebrate his legacy, ISSUE and the London Review of Books present a panel moderated by Adam Shatz, featuring…

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Peggy Lee Septet
Tell Tale

September 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Roulette,
509 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, New York, NY United States
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Conceived in 2009 as a response to writer / creator David Milch’s HBO series Deadwood, Peggy Lee’s Tell Tale features an ensemble of improvisers from Vancouver’s deep and varied creative music community. Likening the players to characters in a story,…

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International Sound Art Festival Berlin 2017
Festival of Actual Sounding Art

September 14 - September 17
Bibliothek am Luisenbad,,
Badstraße 39,
Berlin, 13357 Germany
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This year Sound Art Festival Berlin (founded in 2004) explores not only spaces between common genres and types of art, but also intentions, aesthetic strategies and interdependencies between different artistic cultures. The focus 2017 lies on intercultural differences and melting…

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This Civilized World: Jonas Mekas & Charity Coleman

September 14 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
ISSUE Project Room,
22 Boerum Place, ground floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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Thursday, September 14th, ISSUE presents an evening of screenings, talks, and discussion with storied film activist Jonas Mekas and writer and BOMB Magazine contributor Charity Coleman as a part of Brooklyn Book Festival.

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$15 - $25

Matana Roberts: “breathe…”

September 14 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Roulette,
509 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, New York, NY United States
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“breathe…” is part of a conceptual sound cycle exploring rise of militarized police in American culture and beyond. The program will focus on alternative modes of composition, improvisation and moving image as part of a conceptual graphic score.   When…

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$10

Casinobonuspromotions Open Air Festival

September 15 @ 8:00 am - September 17 @ 5:00 pm
Zucotti Park,
Broadway & Liberty Street
New York, NY United States
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Have a place of Outside Theatre within the stunning surroundings of Zucotti’s Park this summer time having a stellar line-from outside musicals and plays backed by Casinobonuspromotions . Around Town Get ready for an evening Around Town, because the greatest…

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Free

InGardens: James Brandon Lewis, Nick Lyons, Michael Bisio, more

September 16 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
524 W 59th St
New York, NY 10019 United States
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For four weekends, InGardens brings free performances of cutting edge creative music and poetry into Lower East Side community gardens. In a city full of concrete venues, our performers and audiences too rarely have the chance to experience art in…

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InGardens: Lisa Mezzacappa, Rob Brown, Amirtha Kidambi

September 17 @ 1:30 pm
6BC Botanical Garden,
630 E 6th St
New York, NY 10009 United States
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For four weekends, InGardens brings free performances of cutting edge creative music and poetry into Lower East Side community gardens. In a city full of concrete venues, our performers and audiences too rarely have the chance to experience art in…

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World Music Institute
Roopa Panesar

September 17 @ 2:00 pm
Storm King Art Center,
1 Museum Road
New Windsor, NY United States
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World Music Institute opens its Masters of Indian Music series with Roopa Panesar. Roopa Panesar is one of the finest sitar players to emerge from the Indian music scene in the United Kingdom. Her soulful and unique style of playing…

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Hub New Music

September 17 @ 4:00 pm
The Cell,
338 West 23rd Street
New York, NY United States
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Join TNM for it's season-opening concert featuring Hub New Music, a mixed quartet of young intrepids exploring a richly diverse palette of 21st century sounds. With a unique instrumentation of flute, clarinet, violin, and cello, Hub has been praised for…

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$20

James Brandon Lewis: UnRuly Notes // Val Jeanty Duo

September 18 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Roulette,
509 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, New York, NY United States
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Duo: James Brandon Lewis – Tenor Saxophone Val Jeanty – Electronics UnRuly Notes: James Brandon Lewis – Tenor Saxophone Anthony Pirog – Guitar Warren Trae Crudup III – Drums Luke Stewart – Bass Former Roulette artists-in-residence James Brandon Lewis (saxophone)…

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World Music Institute
Seun Kuti & Egypt 80

September 20 @ 8:00 pm
Brooklyn Bowl,
61 Wythe Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
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World Music Institute continues with its Masters of African Music with Seun Kuti & Egypt 80. Seun Kuti is the youngest son of legendary Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti. At the age of nine, Seun expressed the wish to sing to…

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