10 HOURS of Live Music. FREE!
On Sunday, June 21, from 12 noon to 10pm, Bang on a Can returns to downtown Manhattan for its annual Bang on a Can Marathon, FREE for the public at the Winter Garden at Brookfield Place (230 Vesey Street), co-presented by Arts Brookfield and Lower Manhattan Cultural Council as part of the River To River Festival. This annual incomparable super-mix of boundary-busting music from around the corner and around the world features ten 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.
Bang on a Can Marathon
June 21, 2015 – 12pm–10pm
Brookfield Place Winter Garden
SET TIMES ARE APPROXIMATE:
Event kicks off with a Street Studio hosted by Found Sound Nation from 11am – 2pm outside the Winter Garden by the North Cove.
Florent Ghys, Music from the album Télévision
– Florent Ghys, bass
Kendall Williams, Rehearsals, MisConception
– Crossfire Steel Orchestra, Inc.
Julia Wolfe, Reeling (from Field Recordings)
Johann Johannsson, Hz (from Field Recordings)
Anna Clyne, A Wonderful Day (from Field Recordings)
Todd Reynolds, Seven Sundays (from Field Recordings)
– Bang on a Can All-Stars
Cyro Baptista, Forró for All
– Cyro Baptista & Friends
Glenn Branca, Ascension Three
-Glenn Branca Ensemble
10:00 PM – END
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!
Many thanks to Steinway for providing seven pianos for this performance.