Visit MASS MoCA website for all Museum details and how to get here. And don't forget, each day at 1:30 and 4:30 we have recitals in the galleries or on the big stage. The 1:30 concerts are in flux until the day of, so check back here for more info.

Friday, July 29 at 1:30 pm:

Lalala by Brechtje van Dijk
Performed by Brechtje van Dijk (voice) and Allison Wright (trumpet)
Gallery: Black Box w/ Stars

Three Poems in French (3st mvt, “Colloque Sentimentale) by Earl Kim
Performed by Theodosia Roussos (voice) and Ledah Finck (violin), Lena Vidulich (violin), Nicholas Pauly (viola), James Burch (cello)
Gallery: Crowner

Lilith by James Young
Performed by Justine Aronson (voice) and Zan Berry (cello)
Gallery: Crowner

Hopi by Philippe Heisant
Performed by Garrett Brown (bassoon)
Gallery: Crowner

Series Imposture by David Bird
Lisa Perry (voice), Gina Izzo (flute), Andy Hudson (clarinet), and Jeff Stern (percussion)
Gallery: Wonder (Oakes Brothers)

Friday, July 29 at 4:30 PM
The Percussion Music of John Luther Adams

Always Very Soft
Abby Fisher
Josh Graham
Eric Shuster
…and bells remembered...
Dylan Hunter Chee Greene
Evan Saddler
Jeff Stern
David Cossin
Adam Holmes

Abby Fisher
Evan Saddler
Jeff Stern
David Cossin

Friday, July 29 at 10 PM
Afterhours at the Chalet

Anything Goes - Your Guess Is As Good As Ours


The Bang on a Can Summer Marathon @ MASS MoCA!!!

If you can't get here, watch it live!

The Los Angeles Master Chorale’s recording of David Lang’s the national anthems is paired with the premiere recording for full chorus of his 2008 Pulitzer Prize-winning work the little match girl passion.

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Bang on a Can and the Jewish Museum present a concert by clarinetist-composer Don Byron. A long-time collaborator of Bang on a Can, Byron has always found exhilarating and unexpected musical avenues to explore, interpreting a wildly diverse range of styles and artists from funk-drenched R&B to klezmer, from gospel legend Thomas A. Dorsey to Mickey Katz, Duke Ellington to Junior Walker. Don Byron is renowned for his dedication to and innovation in quintessential American traditional music genres from klezmer to blues to bluegrass to gospel to jazz.

Bang on a Can and the Noguchi Museum present: Iva Bittova!

Unparalleled Czech violinist/singer/composer Iva Bittová is recognized worldwide for her unique solo style, displaying a musical worldview and visionary creativity unlike any other. New York Magazine describes, "Her sound is invigorating, urgent, and also soothing; it is a fusion of Old World and new-music sensibilities."

Concerts at the Noguchi are free with museum admission and take place in the garden, weather permitting, or in the galleries, with some mats and limited bench seating available. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Bang on a Can and the Jewish Museum present Mariachi Flor de Toloache as part of the Museum Mile Festival!

Now celebrating its 38th year, the annual Museum Mile Festival takes place rain or shine with free admission to the Jewish Museum and six other museums on Fifth Avenue. Enjoy live music by Mariachi Flor de Toloache in collaboration with Bang on a Can, family-friendly activities, and special exhibitions, including:

Isaac Mizrahi: An Unruly History
Roberto Burle Marx: Brazilian Modernist
Using Walls, Floors, and Ceilings: Beatriz Milhazes
Masterpieces & Curiosities: The Fictional Portrait
The Television Project: Some of My Best Friends

Details on the Festival’s offerings can be found at

Bang on a Can and the Noguchi Museum present Theo Bleckmann!

Opening this summer’s series of concerts at the Noguchi Museum on June 12, jazz singer and new music composer Theo Bleckmann makes music that is accessibly sophisticated, unsentimentally emotional, and seriously playful. His work has been described as “from another planet” (New York Times), as “magical, futuristic,” (AllAboutJazz), “transcendent” (Village Voice) and “brilliant” (New York Magazine). The program will include Bleckmann as a vocalist in his own songs for voice, toys, electronic processing, piano.

Concerts at the Noguchi are free with museum admission and take place in the garden, weather permitting, or in the galleries, with some mats and limited bench seating available. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

More info on the Noguhi Museum webpage

Join us for a thrilling night of drinks, music and dinner at the phenomenal new music space National Sawdust, in Williamsburg, this June 22. We're honoring Claudia Gould of The Jewish Museum, with performances by Don Byron, Asphalt Orchestra the Young People's Chorus and more. Don't miss it!

This year we'll open up the party at 9pm for drinks and dancing, with a special $20 ticket. Whether you can buy a table or come for the DJ, we can't wait to see you and thank you for supporting our vision.

To buy tickets, give or to learn more BANG BENEFIT 2016.

From June 16-19, Bang on a Can will be a part of the performing arts extravaganza: The International Festival of Arts & Ideas, in New Haven, CT!

June 16-18, we'll be perform the full staging of Julia Wolfe's Steel Hammer with SITI Company.

June 19, the All-Stars are joined by three of the hottest ensembles of the Polish jazz scene for the International Festival of Arts & Ideas Music Marathon, called "Off the Charts".