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Bang on a Can Marathon
May 6 @ 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm| Free after 5pm. $16 before 5PM
The 30th anniversary edition of the Bang on a Can Marathon brings a night of unique, boundary-pushing performances to the Brooklyn Museum’s Target First Saturdays. The 2017 Bang on a Can Marathon features eight hours of rare performances by some of the most innovative musicians of our time, side-by-side with some of today’s most pioneering young artists.
Composers include Louis Andriessen, Kim Deal, Amir ElSaffar, Merril Garbus, Michael Gordon, Joan La Barbara, Carla Kihlstedt, Kaki King, Laaraji, Oliver Lake, David Lang, Meredith Monk, Caroline Shaw, Kendall Williams, Julia Wolfe, and more.
Performers are Asphalt Orchestra, Bang on a Can All-Stars, Pan in Motion, Amir ElSaffar’s Two Rivers Ensemble, Laaraji, Oliver Lake Crash Bang Trio with Bill McClellan and Reggie Nicholson, Just Ensemble, Innov Gnawa, Carla Kihlstedt, Kaki King, Meredith Monk Vocal Ensemble, Oberlin Contemporary Music Ensemble, Caroline Shaw, and Women’s Raga Massive.
PLUS Bang on a Can’s social engagement wing, Found Sound Nation, hosts its Street Studio―a mobile recording studio equipped for passersby and Marathon musicians alike to spontaneously create and record original music!
Stay tuned for more details!
Suggested donation of $16 before 5 pm; free after 5 pm, courtesy of Target First Saturdays.