LPR celebrating 10th anniversary w/ concert series (of Montreal, CYHSY, Doveman, Olafur Arnalds, more)
Greenwich Village club Le Poisson Rouge is celebrating its 10th anniversary this spring and summer with a series of special shows they’re calling LPR X. The celebration kicks off May 27 with Thomas Bartlett & Nico Muhly performing “Peter Pears: Balinese Ceremonial Music.” The rest of the LPR X schedule includes a special Clap Your Hands Say Yeah! show where they’ll perform with Ensemble LPR on June 27, plus shows with of Montreal (6/12), Vijay Iyer Trio with Mantana Roberts (6/16), Marc Ribot y Los Cubanos Postizos (6/17), Matthew Sweet (6/20), Blonde Redhead (6/19, tickets), ACME ensemble performing the works of the late Jóhann Jóhannsson, two nights with The Naked & The Famous (6/25 & 6/26), Pere Ubu (8/17, tickets), and more.
The LPR X lineup also includes previously announced shows with Venetian Snares x Daniel Lanois (6/14), YOB & Bell Witch (6/28), and many more. There are also a few events happening at Murmrr Theatre, including TEN with Terri Lyne Carrington, Esperanza Spalding, Nicholas Payton (6/25), Meshelle Ndegeocello (6/26), and Ólafur Arnalds on July 1 (there’s also a 6/30 Ólafur Arnalds show at LPR which is sold out).
Tickets for all newly announced LPR X shows go on sale Friday, March 30 at noon. There are more shows still to be announced but the LPR X schedule as it stands is listed below.
LPR X Schedule:
May 24 – Thomas Bartlett + Nico Muhly perform Peter Pears: Balinese Ceremonial Music with Ensemble LPR
May 26 – Rhythm Revue meets Freedom Party with Felix Hernandez and Herbert Holler
June 8 – Pt. Krishna Bhatt & Gyan Riley [Presented by LPR & World Music Institute] *on sale now*
June 10 – ACME performs the music of Jóhann Jóhannsson
June 12 – of Montreal
June 14 – Venetian Snares x Daniel Lanois with opening sets by Ensemble LPR & Joanne Pollock *on sale now*
June 16 – Vijay Iyer Trio with Matana Roberts
June 17 – Marc Ribot y Los Cubanos Postizos
June 19 – Blonde Redhead
June 20 – Matthew Sweet
June 21 – Bill Frisell’s Guitar Invitational with Special Guests Julian Lage, Marvin Sewell, Brandon Ross and Matt Munisteri (featuring Tony Scherr and Kenny Wollesen) (2 shows!)
June 25 – LPR Presents: TEN with Terri Lyne Carrington, Esperanza Spalding, Nicholas Payton at Murmrr Theatre
June 25 & 26 – The Naked & Famous with Zander Hawley
June 26 – LPR Presents: Meshell Ndegeocello at Murmrr Theatre
June 27 – Clap Your Hands Say Yeah with Ensemble LPR (string quartet)
June 28 – YOB with Bell Witch *on sale now*
June 30 – Ólafur Arnalds: All Strings Attached (SOLD OUT!)
July 1 – LPR Presents: Ólafur Arnalds: All Strings Attached at Murmrr Theatre
August 17 – Pere Ubu