Posted in music | tour dates on April 18, 2014

Bang on a Can Marathon 2011 (more by Andrew Frisicano)
Bang on a Can

As part of this year's River to River Festival, the free annual Bang on a Can Marathon will return to Brookfield Place, Winter Garden on June 22 from 2-10 PM:

Bang on a Can returns with its annual super-mix of boundary-busting music from around the corner and around the world! This year 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 including Roomful of Teeth, So Percussion, Jherek Bischoff and many more.

Music by:
Louis Andriessen, Armando Bayolo, Jherek Bischoff, Carlos Carrillo, Bryce Dessner, Julius Eastman & Jace Clayton, Michael Gordon, Judd Greenstein, Brooks Hendrickson, Molly Joyce, David Lang, Paula Matthusen, Marc Mellits, Meredith Monk, Andrew Norman, Caroline Shaw, JG Thirlwell, and Julia Wolfe.

Performances by:
Adrianna Mateo, Anonymous 4, Bang on a Can All-Stars & friends, Bearthoven, Contemporaneous, Dawn of Midi, Great Noise Ensemble, Jace Clayton (aka DJ/rupture) & friends, Jherek Bischoff, Mantra Percussion, Meredith Monk & Theo Bleckmann, Roomful of Teeth, and So Percussion.

Jherek Bischoff also takes part in this year's Night of Improvised Round Robin Duets as part of Red Bull Music Academy.

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Comments (4)

So it used to be held from 6pm to 6am and that was an amazing only in new york experience! Then it was changed to noon till midnight, and that was way less exciting but okay. Now it's just 8 hours long?? Lame! Way to ruin one of the few special things that have left in this fading sad town.

Posted by ME | April 18, 2014 12:24 PM

dude from Flight of the Conchords

Posted by Anonymous | April 18, 2014 1:11 PM

Wtf are j's?

Posted by 1factdaily | June 2, 2014 6:11 AM

Dear "ME": we all look forward to the free 8 hour concert of music you organize. Please let Brooklyn Vegan know when that happens. I'm sure they will post a nice write-up with some good comments.

Posted by Me2You | June 16, 2014 7:22 PM

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