Bang on a Can Marathon 30th anniversary - Brooklyn Museum

Saturday, May 6, 2017 -
2:00pm to 10:00pm

30th Anniversary BANG ON A CAN MARATHON
8 hours of Live Music!

part of Target First Saturday at Brooklyn Museum
Admission: FREE with Museum admission

Suggested donation $16 before 5pm; free after 5pm courtesy of Target First Saturdays.

Bang on a Can comes to Brooklyn with its annual incomparable super-mix of boundary-busting music from around the corner and around the world! The 2017 Bang on a Can Marathon will feature 8 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.

Composers: Louis Andriessen, Kim Deal, Amir El Saffar, Merril Garbus, Michael Gordon, Joan La Barbara, Carla Kihlstedt, Kaki King, Laaraji, Oliver Lake, David Lang, Meredith Monk, Caroline Shaw, Kendall Williams, Julia Wolfe, and MORE.

Performers: Asphalt Orchestra, Bang on a Can All-Stars, Crossfire Steel Orchestra, Amir El Saffar’s Two Rivers Ensemble, Laaraji, Oliver Lake Crash Bang Trio with Bill McClellan and Reggie Nicholson, Just Ensemble, Innov Gnawa, Carla Kihlstedt, Kaki King, Meredith Monk Vocal Ensemble, Oberlin Contemporary Music Ensemble, Caroline Shaw, and MORE.

PLUS Bang on a Can’s social engagement wing Found Sound Nation hosts its Street Studio - a mobile recording studio equipped for passersby and Marathon musicians alike to spontaneously create and record original music!

Stay tuned for more details!

Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, NY