Ecstatic Music Festival Kicks off on January 16

January 11th, 2011
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The Ecstatic Music Festival will run from January 17- March 28 at the Merkin Concert Hall in New York. The numerous performances will feature over 150 diverse musical artists.

The first two events of the festival are free:

1/16- 7 pm- Apple Store on Broadway at 67th Street

Panel discussion moderated by Nadia Sirota, featuring panelists Dan Deacon, Nico Muhly, Valgier Sigurdsson, Missy Mazzoli and Tristan Perich.

1/17-2-9 pm-Merkin Concert Hall

Headliners Buke & Gass and Victoire are joined by So Percussion, Nadia Sirota, Timo Andres, Gabriel Kahane, Chiara String Quartet, John Matthias, NOW Ensemble, Lisa Moore and others.

Tickets for the rest of the shows are $25 each, but special offers are available for subscription holders and students. The dates and lineup of the festival is as follows:

1/ 19- 7:30 pm
Ecstatic Music Festival:  The Chiara String Quartet, Nico Muhly &  Valgeir Sigurðsson

1/ 20-7:29 pm
Ecstatic Music Festival: So Percussion & Dan Deacon

1/ 22-7:30 pm
Ecstatic Music Festival: Craig Wedren, Jefferson Friedman & ACME

1/ 30-2:00 pm
Ecstatic Music Festival: Alarm Will Sound & Face the Music

1/ 30-4:30 pm
Tristan Perich and Loud Objects Workshop (An Ecstatic Music Festival Event)

2/ 10-7:30 pm
New Sounds Live: Bang on a Can All-Stars 2011 People’s Commissioning Fund Concert

2/ 19-7:30 pm
Ecstatic Music Festival: Roomful of Teeth with William Brittelle, Caleb Burhans & Merrill Garbus

2/ 24-7:29 pm
New Sounds Live: Newspeak & Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society with Iyer, Lizee, Little

3/ 03-7:30 pm
Ecstatic Music Festival: Judd Greenstein (The Yehudim) & Olga Bell (Bell)

3/ 05-7:30 pm
Ecstatic Music Festival: Timo Andres & Gabriel Kahane

3/ 09-7:30 pm
Ecstatic Music Festival: Nadia Sirota & Thomas Bartlett (Doveman) with Owen Pallett

3/ 12-7:30 pm
Ecstatic Music Festival: Clogs & Brooklyn Youth Chorus

3/ 16-7:30 pm
New Sounds Live: Sarah Kirkland Snider & yMusic with Special Guest

3/ 28-7:30 pm
New Sounds Live: So Percussion & Bobby Previte with John Medeski, Zeena Parkins, DJ Olive & Jen Shyu

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By Carrie Felter Posted in News


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