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Reich Glass

Contemporary composers Steve Reich and Philip Glass have announced that they'll perform together for the first time in over 30 years, as the kickoff event for "Nonesuch Records at BAM", the label's 50th anniversary going down this September.

"Nonesuch Records at BAM" also includes an event with Devendra Banhart, Stephin Merritt (who's involved in another BAM event happening sooner), and Iron & Wine; one with Natalie Merchant and Sam Amidon; another with Laurie Anderson and Kronos Quartet; two nights of Robert Plant and more. Full schedule below.

Members can get early access to tickets starting May 21, and they'll become available to the general public BAM's site on May 28.

The Steve Reich/Philip Glass event is also part of the 2014 Next Wave Festival. Still not many details on that, but we do know Bryce Dessner and Brooklyn Youth Chorus are performing. Members can get tickets to Next Wave starting June 16, and the general public starting June 23.

Full "Nonesuch Records at BAM" schedule below...

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Tickets for the Kendrick Lamar show at Roseland Ballroom go on sale today at noon.

Tickets for the Jessie Ware shows at Webster Hall and MHOW go on sale today at noon.

Tickets for The Breeders show at Webster Hall go on sale today at noon.

Tickets for the METZ show at Bowery Ballroom go on sale today at noon.

Tickets for the Meat Puppets shows at Mercury Lounge go on sale today at noon.

Tickets for the John Talabot show at Music Hall of Williamsburg go on sale today at noon.

Tickets for the Shout Out Louds show at Webster Hall go on sale today at noon.

Tickets for the newly added Daughter show at Bowery Ballroom go on sale today at noon.

Tickets for the Ghost B.C. (formerly Ghost) and Ides of Gemini show at Webster Hall go on sale today at noon.

Tickets for the Palma VIolets shows at Bowery and MHOW go on sale today at noon.

Tickets for the Challenge of the Future (Nick Zinner's old band) show at Union Pool go on sale today at noon.

Tickets for the Sinkane and Oddisee show at Mercury Lounge go on sale today at noon.

Tickets for the Thao & the Get Down Stay Down and Sallie Ford & the Sound Outside show at The Bell House go on sale today at noon. Tickets for their Bowery Ballroom show are still available.

The Wilderness of Manitoba are playing Mercury Lounge on March 19. Tickets for that show go on sale today at noon.

Chris Thile & Brad Mehldau are playing Bowery Ballroom on April 9. Tickets for that show go on sale today at noon.

Spirit Family Reunion are playing Bowery Ballroom on April 6. Tickets for that show go on sale today at noon.

Port St. Willow are playing Mercury Lounge on February 22. Tickets for that show go on sale today at noon.

The Whigs are playing Mercury Lounge on March 12. Tickets for that show go on sale today at noon.

Superhumanoids are playing Mercury Lounge on April 2. Tickets for that show go on sale today at noon.

Foxygen, Johnny Marr, The Hives, The Postal Service and more are on sale today too.

Punch Brothers

"I was fortunate to catch The Punch Brothers at the Bowery Ballroom on Saturday night. I think I've seen them perform a good six times in the last year and a half? Honestly, I've lost count, because I've probably seen Chris Thile (who is part of the band) just as many. I consider it such a privilege to live in a city that not only breeds and encourages new talent but also offers up many an opportunity to see the music I love. I could (and have) gone on about this band before, but each concert I attend is different and amazing. The Secret Sisters opened and Karen Elson, the supermodel married to Jack White, performed with the bands as well." [Delighted & Charmed]
That review refers to the 1/15 Punch Brothers and Secret Sisters show at Bowery Ballroom where special guest Karen Elson joined both bands.

Punch Brothers will return to Bowery Ballroom on April 16th, this time for a revival of p-Bingo Night...

"p-Bingo Night is Punch Brothers' creative process (made slightly more entertaining, hopefully) on display at the Living Room [ on Thursday nights in 2009 and 2010]. In addition to other delights, you can expect to see the Brothers trying out new material, improving existing material, and appropriating material that they wish was theirs, i.e. Radiohead, Bach, D'Angelo, James King, etc., right in front of your very eyes... or ears, rather, though music is generally better seen than heard. Also, there will be Special Guests, the coattails of whom the Brothers will surely ride to fame and fortune! Please note: little to no bingo will be played."
Tickets for the April Bowery show are on sale. Check below for the full slate of PB dates which stretch from coast to coast and into June.

Among those dates are also two solo dates for Punch Brothers mandolin master Chris Thile. The first of those dates, Feb 8th, will see him team with Michael Daves for a sold-out date at Rockwood Music Hall. The second is March 2nd at Le Poisson Rouge with Gabriel Kahane and Brad Mehldau. Tickets are still available.

Gabriel Kahane also plays a show at Merkin Concert Hall as part of the Ecstatic Music Festival three days after LPR.

Tour dates videos below.

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