With four composers creating new works for this group, their residency at Mass MoCA also includes serious study of death metal techniques with Androo O’Hearn of the Texas-based group Shaolin Death Squad. It culminates Friday, August 19 with a performance in the Hunter Center.
Dan Zanes’ Lead Belly Project is a ticketed event in MASS MoCA’s Courtyard C (or inside our Hunter Center, if it rains) on Saturday, July 18, at 2pm. Go early for a celebration of Here Comes the Sun, which is free to the public, opening in Kidspace at 11am.
Joe Pera plans to tackle subjects such as race and also talk about pancakes (and possibly sex with maple syrup) on MASS MoCA’s Dré Pavilion (or up in Club B10 if it rains) on Saturday, July 9, at 8pm.
Planning a stop at Mass MoCA, the lively and delightfully exuberant Ghost Train Orchestra draws from the musical greats of the ’20s, such as Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong.
In July not only Tanglewood lights up, but the whole Berkshire region is ablaze with great music.
singing into the hollow of a Dumpster guitar and railing on a box of twisted forks and bones, Suitcase Junket nestles up to the Dre Pavilion at Mass MoCA on June 25.
A major cultural collaboration is bringing Brooklyn based Urban Bush Women Dance Company to the Berkshires for a three week residency from June 20 to July 9, 2016. Classes, performances and panel discussions are planned, many free and open to the public.