Bang on a Can returns to MASS MoCA for the annual Summer Festival featuring 40 fellows from around the globe and special guests. Performances at the Bang on a Can Festival at MASS MoCA begin July 15 and include daily recitals in the galleries (1:30pm M-F; 4:30 M-Sat.), all free with museum admission. For an up-to-the-minute list of upcoming concerts in the galleries:
The festival culminates with “Bang on a Can Plays Art,” a jam-packed new music extravaganza featuring 13 concerts in 8 days, from July 25 – Aug 1. Bang on a Can Plays Art draws inspiration from the visual art on display in the galleries at MASS MoCA. Each concert showcases music that interacts with the art on various levels – stylistically, thematically, and whimsically – performed by the Bang on a Can All-Stars, Festival Artists and Fellows, and special guest Alvin Lucier.
STARTING SATURDAY, JULY 25, WE BEGIN THE “THE FESTIVAL WITHIN A FESTIVAL” that we call: