This Week in Live Streamed Concerts 

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HOUSE MUSIC | METROPOLIS ENSEMBLE
Metropolis Ensemble’s series, House Music, reflects its values of putting community at the heart of its practice, and allows it to continue to create opportunities for artists to do what they do best: make and share new music. All artists are being paid for their work. Metropolis Ensemble is commissioning performers to present bite-sized works from contemporary composers, as well as composers to create new works specifically for this series, which are then recorded from wherever the artists are sheltering. “House Music” launched in late March and streams live every Tuesday and Thursday.
Tuesday, July 30 at 10:00 AM Eastern Time

ADJUA GARGI NZINGA GREAVES | ISOLATED FIELD RECORDING SERIES
In response to COVID-19’s impact, ISSUE is commissioning artists to produce field recordings to be streamed over the course of this challenging and isolated time. This series will support artists directly in an unprecedented moment of uncertainty, struggle, and financial risk and emphasize the solidarity of artists working in a situation where everyday life is confined and separated. Focusing on recordings from artists’ current conditions, the series will broadly approach the field recording as an expanded form and open invitation to experiment with home audio recording during this period of social distancing.
Wednesday, July 1 at 8:00 PM Eastern Time

HOUSE MUSIC | METROPOLIS ENSEMBLE
Metropolis Ensemble’s series, House Music, reflects its values of putting community at the heart of its practice, and allows it to continue to create opportunities for artists to do what they do best: make and share new music. All artists are being paid for their work. Metropolis Ensemble is commissioning performers to present bite-sized works from contemporary composers, as well as composers to create new works specifically for this series, which are then recorded from wherever the artists are sheltering. “House Music” launched in late March and streams live every Tuesday and Thursday.
Thursday, July 2 at 10:00 AM Eastern Time

RAFIQ BHATIA | DIGITAL DISCOVERY FESTIVAL
In this layered live performance, Rafiq Bhatia employs vanguard, sculptural approaches to guitar in an aural funeral ceremony commemorating the staggering human cost of the COVID-19 crisis. Rendered through a hallucinatory, audio-reactive video treatment, the performance channels the risk and uncertainty of a live show while suggesting other possibilities for expression, communion, and catharsis in our isolated present.
Thursday, July 2 at 6:00 PM Eastern Time

SEASON FINALE & FUNDRAISER | NEXT FESTIVAL 2020
Combining three events that showcase the breadth of the Festival’s activities, Next Festival 2020 invite you to learn, explore and be inspired by great artists, genre-free creativity and innovative collaborative solutions. The evening features talks and music by Kelly Hall-Tompkins, Richard Thompson, Lisa Bielawa, Derek Bermel, and S. Ama Wray.
Thursday, July 2 at 6:00 PM Eastern Time

JAMES K | ISOLATED FIELD RECORDING SERIES
In response to COVID-19’s impact, ISSUE is commissioning artists to produce field recordings to be streamed over the course of this challenging and isolated time. This series will support artists directly in an unprecedented moment of uncertainty, struggle, and financial risk and emphasize the solidarity of artists working in a situation where everyday life is confined and separated. Focusing on recordings from artists’ current conditions, the series will broadly approach the field recording as an expanded form and open invitation to experiment with home audio recording during this period of social distancing.
Thursday, July 2 at 8:00 PM Eastern Time

LIVE@NATIONALSAWDUST
Live@NationalSawdust is a digital home for the voices and work of the artists they have hosted over the past 5 seasons in their Brooklyn venue. Live@NationalSawdust will feature weekly releases from their archive of live performances and is free for audiences across the globe.