Coming to Philadelphia

Source: Ars Nova Workshop.

THURSDAY, JUNE 13
8:00PM
Sun Ra Arkestra / Sounds of Liberation
Marshall Allen 95th Birthday Celebration / Record Release Celebration
The Sun Ra Arkestra has been hailed as one of the greatest big bands of all time, and their maestro Marshall Allen will be celebrating his 95th “arrival day” this year! In celebration, Ars Nova Workshop is presenting the Arkestra with another legendary Philadelphia collective, Sounds of Liberation. Drummer-composer Eli Keszler, best known for his work with Laurel Halo and Oneohtrix Point Never, opens.

TUESDAY, JUNE 18
7:00PM
Jennifer Walshe / Lary 7’s “Owl Movie”
Please join Ars Nova Workshop and the Institute of Contemporary Art for Dreamweapons, a series of performances celebrating the multivalent influences of Tony Conrad. It kicks off with a double-bill featuring the Philadelphia debut of Jennifer Walshe and a screening of Lary 7’s Owl Movie.

THURSDAY, JUNE 27
8:00PM
HEVM / David Grubbs
Please join Ars Nova Workshop and the Institute of Contemporary Art for Dreamweapons, a series of performances celebrating the multivalent influences of Tony Conrad. Tonight features the Philadelphia premiere of HEVM, the trio of MV Carbon, Eve Essex, and Hunter Hunt-Hendrix. David Grubbs, best known for his work with Gastr del Sol, opens.

SATURDAY, JULY 13
8:00PM
Charlemagne Palestine
As part of Dreamweapons, Ars Nova and the ICA’s series of performances celebrating the multivalent influences of Tony Conrad, Charlemagne Palestine performs on the organ at St. Mary’s Church.

SUNDAY, JULY 21
3:00PM
Michael Morley’s Music for The Never Quartet
Please join Ars Nova Workshop and the Institute of Contemporary Art for Dreamweapons, a series of performances celebrating the multivalent influences of Tony Conrad. The final performance in this series features The Dead C’s Michael Morley and his Music for the Never Quartet.