Long Play reveals daily lineups (music of Steve Reich & Brian Eno, Matmos & more)
As mentioned, Bang on a Can’s first ever Long Play Festival happens at various Brooklyn venues May 1-3. The lineup by day has now been revealed, and single day tickets are on sale, along with multi-day passes and a VIP option.
Friday (5/1) includes performances from Meredith Monk with Bang on a Can All-Stars, Matmos, Michael Gordon’s Timber with Mantra Percussion, Nik Bartsch with Ronin, Glenn Branca Ensemble, Caroline Shaw’s Orange with Attacca Quartet, Matt Welch, Bearthoven (playing Scott Wollschleger’s American Dream), Amirtha Kidambi and Lea Bertucci, Michael Pisaro’s Ricefall with SOU Percussion Ensemble, Kinds of Kings’ Afterimage with Nois Saxophone Quartet, Ian Chang, Suzanne Bocanegra’s Rerememberer, Tristan Perich, I-VT, and Synaesthesis: Another Point of View.
Saturday (5/2) features Art Ensemble of Chicago, Steve Reich: All Live! with Bang on a Can All-Stars and Dither, Gerard Grisey’s Vortex Temporum with Synaesthesis Ensemble, Robert Ashley’s “The Backyard” from Perfect Lives with Matmos, L’Rain, Ashley Bathgate (playing ASH), Laraaji (playing Ambient 3 – Day of Radiance), Zoe Keating, Eliane Radigue’s L’ile re-sonante and Occam X with Michael Pisaro and Nate Wooley, Meara O’Reilly, Ken Thomson Sextet, Mediaqueer, Found Sound Nation’s OneBeat Stage, Gabriella Smith, Horse Lords, Vox Clamantis (playing Estonian Voices), Matt Welch (playing Anthony Braxton), Reg Bloor, Todd Reynolds, and Ghostly International.
Sunday (5/3) features Brian Eno’s Music for Airports performed by Bang on a Can All-Stars and Choir of Trinity Wall Street, Arvo Part’s Kanon Pokajanen with Vox Clamantis, David Lang’s death speaks with Shara Nova, Julia Wolfe’s my lips from speaking with Vicky Chow and David Friend, Mary Halvorson and John Dieterich (playing a tangle of stars), John Luther Adams’ Strange & Sacred Noise with Left Edge Percussion and SOU Percussion Ensemble, Jenny Lin (playing Galina Ustvolskaya), Kendall Williams’ Pan in Motion, Asphalt Orchestra, Brooklyn Youth Chorus, Tomeka Reid Quartet, Balun, National Sawdust Ensemble Hildegard Winners, Kris Davis and Craig Taborn, and a DJ set from Shara Nova, aka My Brightest Diamond
Venues for individual shows are still to be announced, but performances will be held at BAM, Roulette, Public Records, ShapeShifter Lab, Littlefield, Brooklyn Music School, BAM Lepercq Space, and more, with outdoor events at The Plaza at 300 Ashland.