Julia Holter at Bowery Ballroom in August (more by Amanda Hatfield)
The Ecstatic Music Festival is returning to the Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Center in 2013 from January 25 to March 21, where it's happened in past years. Over the course of the approximately two month-long period, the festival will be presenting eleven shows, with multiple collaborations between artists that blur the lines between indie and modern classical. The collaborations include Shara Worden (My Brightest Diamond) with the Brooklyn Youth Chorus; Sarah Kirkland Snider with vocalists DM Stith, Padma Newsome (of Clogs), and Shara Worden; DJ / rupture and Zs; Deerhoof with Dal Niente and Marcos Balter; Laurel Halo and Julia Holter with Daniel Wohl; Arnold Dreyblatt with Megafaun; Simone Dinnerstein with Tift Merritt; a Bang on a Can concert, and more.
Full schedule is below.
Ecstatic Music Festival 2013 Schedule:
Fri, Jan 25 at 7:00pm - Shara Worden & the Brooklyn Youth Chorus
Sat, Jan 26 at 7:30pm - Carla Kihlstedt, ICE, Causing a Tiger & Face the Music
Wed, Feb 06 at 7:29pm - Clogs, Sarah Kirkland Snider & Orchestra for the Next Century
Sat, Feb 09 at 7:30pm - DJ / rupture & Zs
Wed, Feb 20 at 7:30pm - Deerhoof & Dal Niente with Marcos Balter
Sat, Feb 23 at 7:30pm - Laurel Halo, Julia Holter & Daniel Wohl with Transit
Wed, Feb 27 at 7:29pm - Arnold Dreyblatt & Megafaun
Thu, Mar 14 at 7:30pm - Bang on a Can People's Commissioning Fund Concert
Thu, Mar 14 at 7:30pm - Joseph C. Phillips, Jr. & Imani Uzuri with Numinous
Wed, Mar 20 at 7:30pm - Steven Mackey & Rinde Eckert with Big Farm & JACK Quartet
Thu, Mar 21 at 7:30pm - Simone Dinnerstein & Tift Merritt