Carmel Bach Festival

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 5:00pm

David Lang's Pulitzer Prize winning piece, the little match girl passionwill be performed at The Carmel Bach Festival.

Cottage 16
10th and Mission St.
Carmel, CA
Phone: 93921

Bang on a Can Summer Festival

Monday, July 14, 2014 to Saturday, August 2, 2014

From July 14 - August 3, 2014 we will head to the Berkshire mountains of MA for a three-week utopian residency for innovative composers and performers of contemporary music at one of the foremost US contemporary art museums, MASS MoCA (Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art).

87 Marshall St
North Adams, MA 01247

Music in the Garden @ The Noguchi Museum: Bang on Ja-Pan

Sunday, July 13, 2014 - 3:00pm

Bang on a Can and The Noguchi Museum partner for the fourth summer in presenting Music in the Garden, an innovative performance series held in the Museum's celebrated sculpture garden 

On July 13, Music in the Garden will present Bang on Ja-pan, a concert specially curated by Bang on Can including music by Japanese composer Dai Fujikura alongside two contemporary Japanese masters, Toru Takemitsu and Somei Satoh. The music will be performed by flutists Kelli Kathmann and Jessica Schmitz, and singer Daisy Press, all alumni of the Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival at MASS MoCA.

Free with museum admission. 

The Noguchi Museum
9-01 33rd Road (at Vernon Boulevard)
Long Island City, NY 11106

Bang on a Can @ The Jewish Museum: Other Primary Structures

Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 7:30pm

Bang on a Can and The Jewish Museum continue their season-long partnership in presenting Other Primary Structures featuring performances by Bang on a Can All-Stars Vicky Chow and David Cossin with Dither Quartet’sTaylor Levine and James Moore. This concert of music by Louis Andriessen, Philip Glass, Michael Gordon, and John Zorn is presented in conjunction with the exhibition Other Primary Structures. 


The Jewish Museum
1109 Fifth Avenue at 92nd Street
New York, NY 10128

Sō Percussion and Man Forever Tour

Sunday, July 6, 2014 to Sunday, July 13, 2014

Man Forever is an exploratory percussion project helmed by John Colpitts (aka Kid Millions), one of New York’s most versitile and critically lauded collaborators and a founding member of Oneida. Since its inception in 2010, Man Forever has hosted an impressive list of guest performers, but few have been as specially qualified to perform Colpitts’ technically challenging meditative workouts as Sō Percussion, the United States’ premiere contemporary percussion ensemble.  Following a collaborative performance at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York in June of 2013, So and Colpitts entered the studio together to record Ryonen, two pieces that combine the former’s precision and ingenuity with the latter’s restless punk spirit. While previous Man Forever records were inspired by blissful, overwhelming confusion, Ryonen derives its power from its clarity and immediacy. 

July 6th - New London, CT - Hygenic Art Park - tickets

July 7th - Boston, MA - Middle East Upstairs - tickets

July 8th - Montreal, QC - Casa del Popolo - tickets

July 9th - Harrisburg, PA - Second City Sanctuary - tickets

July 10th - Chicago, IL - Constellation - tickets

July 11th - Kalamazoo, MI - Louie's Trophy House - tickets

July 12th - Detroit, MI - Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit - tickets

July 13th - Toronto, CA - The Jam Factory - tickets

Bang on a Can Marathon

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Bang on a Can returns to the Winter Garden at Brookfield Place with its annual incomparable super-mix of boundary-busting music from around the corner and around the world! The 2014 Bang on a Can Marathon will feature 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.

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!

Winter Garden
220 Vesey Street
New York, NY
Touring in support of: 

The Voodoo Orchestra North plays the music of Miles Davis’ Bitches Brew

Monday, June 16, 2014 to Monday, August 25, 2014

The Voodoo Orchestra began in 1999 in the Tap Bar of the Knitting Factory in New York City. Every Tuesday night, Bobby Previte would assemble some of New York’s great improvisers to play the entirety of BITCHES BREW, the seminal 1970 recording by Miles Davis. Begun just for the sheer joy of playing this groundbreaking electric music, a buzz about the band soon started and they were recruited for the Vancouver and Saalfelden festivals, and opened the “Wall to Wall Miles” festival at Symphony Space in  New York.

Previte continues this band today as a workshop for teaching students and local musicians. Armed with the charts that he transcribed from the records, he travels to locations around the world, rehearses the musicians for two days and directs them in a concert performance. The musicians who experience this are transformed overnight; many remark that playing this music is cathartic and life-changing. Previte’s Bitches Brew Project is the perfect vehicle for teaching musicians patience, thoughtfulness, deep listening, and above of all, how to banish fear from their playing.

The workshop band can be any size from six musicians onward, as the instrumentation is open ended. A perfect workshop or artist residency project.

The Voodoo Orchestra North wil be performing Bitches Brew on:

June 16, 2014

July 7, 2014

August 4, 2014

August 18, 2014

August 25, 2014 

Helsinki Hudson
405 Columbia St
Hudson, NY 12534

Julia Wolfe w/ Bang on a Can All-Stars: Anthracite Fields

Friday, May 30, 2014 - 8:00pm

The Bang on a Can All-Stars & The Choir of Trinity Wall Street conducted by Julian Wachner join forces for the NY Premiere of Julia Wolfe’s Anthracite Fields, part of the NY Phil Biennial, a Musical Playground of the Here and Now.

Lincoln Center - Avery Fisher Hall
10 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York, NY 10023
Touring in support of: