Bang on a Can and MASS MoCA Present
LOUD Weekend

July 28-30, 2022

A fully loaded, 3-day, eclectic super-mix of minimal, experimental and electronic music.

“LOUD WEEKEND IS BACK! We are thrilled to fill the spectacular MASS MoCA with music that will change your life. Come join us for a packed weekend of live music as renegade composers and performers take the stage. We’ll be there to greet you, hang out, and share the listening experience” – Michael Gordon, David Lang & Julia Wolfe

It’s going to be incredible!

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Bang on a Can LOUD Weekend at MASS MoCA hourly schedule (subject to change):

Thursday, July 28, 2022: 7:30pm-12:00am (midnight)

7:30pm

BANG ON A CAN ALL-STARS play JULIA WOLFE’s Steel Hammer (70’)

[Hunter Center]

9:30pm

JIM JARMUSCH & PHIL KLINE

Composer/guitarist Phil Kline and filmmaker/guitarist Jim Jarmusch pair up to perform a dreamy, semi-improvised electric guitar suite with projected background visuals curated by Jarmusch and featuring early footage from the Thomas Edison Company. (60’)

[Hunter Center]

10:30pm

Opening Night Hang – Everyone’s Invited!

[Chalet]

Friday, July 29, 2022: 12:00pm noon -12:00am midnight

12:00pm

NEWEST VOICES WORLD PREMIERE COMPOSER CONCERT

Music by Kyle Brenn, Erika Dohi, Yaz Lancaster, Dan Langa, Udi Perlman, Samantha Wolf (80’)

[Hunter Center]

2:00pm

PHIL KLINE, Last words before vanishing from the face of the earth (45’) 

Outdoor experiential installation for 24 boomboxes

[Joe’s Field]

3:00pm

JEFFREY BROOKS, Stein-o-caster (25’) 

[Building 6 Event Space]

3:30pm

GEORGE CRUMB MINI-FEST!

George Crumb, Ancient Voices of Children (28’)

[Hunter Center]

4:15pm

GEORGE CRUMB MINI-FEST!

George Crumb, Eleven Echoes of Autumn (18’), and Vox Balaenae (20’)

[Club B10]

4:30pm

IGOR STRAVINSKY, L’histoire du soldat (25’)

[Building 6 Event Space]

5:15pm

MICHAEL GORDON, Field of Vision (60’) 

University of Michigan Percussion Ensemble & Sō Percussion Summer Institute, directed by Doug Perkins

[Courtyard D]

6:45pm

L’RAIN

[Hunter Center]

(60’)

8:00pm

STEVEN SCHICK plays GEORGE LEWIS’ Soundlines: A Dreaming Track (45’), conducted by Brad Lubman

[Club B10]

8:00pm

FLORENT GHYS, Bonjour (45’)

[Building 6 Event Space]

9:15pm

BANG ON A CAN ALL-STARS play CAN DANCE – live music, and dance on film (75’)

Josue Collado Fregoso, Joie de Vivre with Marissa, a film by Pioneer Winter | Michael Gordon, July (selections) for solo piano with film by Brian Brooks | Hildur Guðnadóttir, Illimani with Fear of Dog, a film by Andros Zins-Browne | David Lang, interstate with film by Annie-B Parson | Qasim Naqvi: Featureless with film by Kyle Marshall | Angélica Negrón: Turistas with Kookik, a film by Keerati Jinakunwiphat | Henry Threadgill: With or Without Card with Split Womb, a film by Rena Butler | Trevor Weston: Dig it with The Burglar, a film by Jerron Herman | Julia Wolfe: Into the clouds with film by Andrea Miller

[Hunter Center]

10:45pm

GEORGE CRUMB MINI-FEST!

George Crumb, Black Angels (25’) 

[Building 6 Event Space]

10:45pm

TYONDAI BRAXTON & GREG FOX

[Club B10]

(60’)

Saturday, July 30, 2022: 12:00-10:30pm 

12:00pm

MARILYN NONKEN plays MORTON FELDMAN’s Triadic Memories (75’) 

[Building 6 Event Space]

12:00pm

PHONG TRAN

[Chalet]

(60’)

12:30pm

UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN PERCUSSION QUARTET plays music by Suzanne Farrin, Alexis Lamb, Juri Seo, Ken Thomson

Suzanne Farrin This Mind Made War (8’) | Alexis Lamb Matters/Mind (6’) | Juri Seo Shui (8’) | Ken Thomson Catapult (11’) 

[Club B10]

1:30pm

SPOTLIGHT ON TANIA LEÓN

Tania León, Rítmicas (20’) | NICK PHOTINOS plays Tania León’s Four pieces for solo cello (9’)

[Hunter Center]

2:00pm

GANAVYA

[Chalet]

(60’)

2:15pm

SPOTLIGHT ON TANIA LEÓN

VICKY CHOW plays Tania León’s Tumbao (3’), Homenatge (8’), Momentum (6’), and Rituál (6’)

[Building 6 Event Space]

3:15pm

DAVID LANG, death speaks (25’)

[Hunter Center]

3:30pm

PHIL KLINE, Zippo Songs (45’) 

Performed by THEO BLECKMANN, DAVID COSSIN, PHIL KLINE, TODD REYNOLDS

[Club B10]

4:00pm

STEVEN SCHICK plays SARAH HENNIES’ Thought Sectors (60’)

[Building 6 Event Space]

4:30pm

YUKA HONDA

[Chalet]

(60’)

6:00pm

STEVE REICH, Different Trains (27’) | MARK STEWART plays Steve Reich’s Electric Counterpoint (15’)

[Hunter Center]

7:00pm

KELLY MORAN

[Building 6 Event Space]

(60’)

7:30pm

DOUG PERKINS plays ROBERT HONSTEIN’s An Economy of Means (30’)

[Club B10]

7:45pm

INFINITY SHRED

[Chalet]

(60’)

9:00pm

OLGA NEUWIRTH, Die Stadt ohne Juden (“The City without Jews”), conducted by Brad Lubman

featuring Hans Karl Breslauer’s 1924 silent film (87’)

[Hunter Center]

LOUD Weekend at MASS MoCA concludes the 20th annual Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival at MASS MoCA, a professional development program led by today’s pioneers of experimental music for young composers and performers selected from an international applicant pool, which runs from July 11-27, 2022.

Check out festival schedules and programming from previous years:

Lead Support for LOUD Weekend and the Summer Festival at MASS MoCA provided by the Cornelia T. Bailey Foundation and the National Endowment for Arts.

Additional support for the Summer Music Festival at MASS MoCA from the the Amphion FoundationASCAP Foundation Irving Caesar Fund, Alice M. Ditson Fund of Columbia UniversityRobert Black Foundation Bass Scholarship , Herb Leventer, Henry S. McNeil, Elizabeth and Justus Schlichting, SNYK and the Danish Arts Foundation, Trust for Mutual Understanding, and Williamson Foundation for Music.

Special thanks go out to Drury High School, Conte Middle School, Williams College, and Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.

Concert pianos provided courtesy of Falcetti Pianos