Bang on a Can Announces Long Play 2023 

Source: Bang on a Can.

Bang on a Can announces the 2nd year of Long Play, a three-day destination music festival, presented from Friday, May 5 through Sunday, May 7, 2023. Featuring 50+ concerts (a current list of artists is below, + more to come soon!), Long Play also showcases a dense network of inventive music venues in Brooklyn – with performances at Pioneer Works, Roulette, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Public Records, Littlefield, BRIC, Mark Morris Dance Center, The Center for Fiction, plus outdoor events and more.

Long Play 2023 Highlights (additional artists and more details to be announced):

75 Dollar Bill Little Big Band

Adam O’Farrill’s Stranger Days

Alarm Will Sound plays Tyshawn Sorey’s For George Lewis

Alvin Singleton’s String Quartets performed by Momenta Quartet

Annea Lockwood’s Into the Vanishing Point performed by Yarn / Wire

Art Ensemble of Chicago

Bang on a Can All-Stars with Meredith Monk & Vocal Ensemble perform Meredith Monk’s MEMORY GAME

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Brandon Lopez and Fred Moten duo

Caroline Shaw

Conrad Tao and Tyshawn Sorey perform Morton Feldman’s Triadic Memories

Dave Liebman and Kenny Werner

David Lang’s love fail performed by Quince Ensemble

David Sanford Big Band

Eliana Glass


Ganavya and Shabaka Hutchings

Greg Davis

Gyan Riley

Gyan Riley and Krishna Bhatt

Harriet Tubman

Ian Chang

Iva Bittová

JACK Quartet play music by Christopher Otto, Catherine Lamb, and Iannis Xenakis’s Tetras

James Brandon Lewis and Chad Taylor duo

Jessica Moss

Joseph Branciforte and Taylor Deupree

June McDoom

Julia Wolfe’s My Lips from Speaking performed by Vicky Chow and David Friend


Kalia Vandever Quartet


Lori Goldston

Michael Gordon’s Field of Vision performed by Univ of Michigan Percussion Ensemble, directed by Doug Perkins

Morton Subotnick celebrates his 90th birthday by performing As I Live and Breathe

Mount Eerie

Nailah Hunter

Nathalie Joachim

Nu Jazz

Philip Glass Ensemble perform Glassworks and The Photographer Act III


Dawn Richard and Spencer Zahn: Pigments

The Hands Free

Time Wharp

Thumbscrew (Mary Halvorson, Michael Formanek, Tomas Fujiwara)

Tyondai Braxton/Jefre Cantu Ledesma/Ben Vida