Music in the Garden @ The Noguchi Museum: Caleb BurhansThe Noguchi Museum, Long Island City, NY
Sunday, September 14, 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.
Multi-instrumentalist and singer Caleb Burhans will close out the Music in the Garden series on September 14 performing selections from his 2013 album, Evensong and more. Evensong is Burhans’ debut album as a lead composer and recording artist.
Free with museum admission.
Bang on a Can All-StarsSacrum Profanum Festival, Krakow, Poland
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 7:00pm
The Bang on a Can All-Stars kick off the 2014/15 season returning for the fourth consecutive year to Krakow’s Sacrum Profanum Festival.
The concert features the All-Stars with Lee Ranaldo (performing his work How Deep Are Rivers written for the band via the People's Commissioning Fund); the All-Stars with Polish new jazz DJ Skalpel (playing Philip Glass' early work Two Pages), and PCF-commissioned Field Recordings works by Richard Reed Parry, Alvin Lucier, Daniel Wohl, and Dan Deacon.
OneBeat 2014Montalvo Center for the Arts, Saratoga, CA
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - Tuesday, November 4, 2014
OneBeat goes West: Bang on a Can’s Found Sound Nation brings 25 musicians from 16 countries around the world to the U.S. for one month to collaboratively compose, produce, and perform original music and develop strategies for social engagement through music.
The program begins with a two-week residency from October 8-21 at the Montalvo Arts Center in Saratoga, CA, and continues with a two-week tour featuring performances, youth workshops, and public music-making events in Los Angeles, Arizona, and New Mexico.
Bang on a Can All-Stars & FriendsBrookfield Place Winter Garden, New York, NY
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 7:30pm
The Bang on a Can All-Stars bring Julia Wolfe's Steel Hammer to New York featuring special guest vocalists Katie Geissinger, Emily Eagan, and Molly Quinn.
Inspired by Wolfe's love for the music and lore of Appalachia, Steel Hammer is based on over 200 versions of the John Henry ballad, exploring the subject of human vs. machine in the quintessential American legend.
Maya Beiser: Beauty is PowerThe Jewish Museum, New York, NY
Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 7:30pm
Bang on a Can continues its season-long partnership with The Jewish Museum, presenting a series of dynamic musical performances from June 2014 to May 2015 inspired by the Museum’s diverse slate of exhibitions.
January 29 features Maya Beiser performing a concert in conjunction with the Museum’s exhibition Helena Rubinstein: Beauty Is Power, the first museum exhibition to focus on the cosmetics entrepreneur Helena Rubinstein (1872 – 1965), who – as businesswoman and arts patron – helped break down the status quo of taste by blurring the boundaries between commerce, art, fashion, beauty, and design.
Bang on a Can MarathonThe Moore Theater, Seattle, WA
Sunday, February 15, 2015 - 2:00pmBang on a Can brings its signature event- the Bang on a Can Marathon- to Seattle, WA for the first time ever. The Marathon will feature Bang on a Can All-Stars’ live arrangement of Brian Eno’s ambient classic Music for Airports, the Seattle premiere of Steve Reich’s landmark Music for 18 Musicians, music by Seattle-based musician Jherek Bischoff, and much more.The concert will be co-curated by Jherek Bischoff and co-presented by the Seattle Theatre Group and On the Boards.
People's Commissioning FundKaufman Music Center’s Merkin Concert Hall, New York, NY
Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 7:30pm
Bang on a Can returns to the Ecstatic Music Festival for the annual People's Commissioning Fund concert, one of the most anticipated and reliable launching pads for emerging composers in New York and beyond, hosted again this year by John Schaefer of WNYC’s New Sounds and streamed as a live audio webcast by Q2 Music at q2music.org.
More information coming soon.
Bang on a Can at New Music DublinContemporary Music Centre, Dublin, Ireland
Friday, March 6, 2015 - Saturday, March 7, 2015
Bang on a Can hits the Emerald Isle for a residency at New Music Dublin, featuring performances including David Lang’s Man Made by So Percussion and RTE Symphony Orchestra; Julia Wolfe’s Steel Hammer by the All-Stars and Trio Mediaeval; the All-Stars’ legendary arrangement of Brian Eno’s Music for Airports with Crash Ensemble; Steve Reich’s Music for 18 Musicians performed by the All-Stars with So Percussion and Crash Ensemble.
Bang on a Can All-Stars with Meredith Monk in Meredith Monk & FriendsCarnegie Hall's Zankel Hall, New York, NY
Sunday, March 22, 2015 - 3:00pm
The Bang on a Can All-Stars perform with Meredith Monk, the 2014-2015 Richard and Barbara Debs Composer’s Chair at Carnegie Hall, on a concert featuring her music and an all star cast in Zankel Hall.
Bang on a Can All-Stars: Revolution of the EyeThe Jewish Museum, New York, NY
Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 7:30pm
The Bang on a Can All-Stars conclude BOAC's season-long partnership with The Jewish Museum, taking the stage for a concert that highlights the relationship between music and image.
The All-Stars will perform an acclaimed work by Don Byron to accompany a screening of Eugene, an early television show by pioneering comedian Ernie Kovacs. This concert will also include Fade to Slide, a music and video piece by visual artist Christian Marclay.
The performance corresponds to the Museum’s exhibition Revolution of the Eye: Modern Art and the Birth of American Television.
Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival @ MASS MoCAMASS MoCA, North Adams, MA
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - Saturday, August 1, 2015
Bang on a Can returns to MASS MoCA for the annual Summer Festival featuring over 50 fellows from around the globe. Stay tuned for more information coming soon.