1. STONE SEMINAR 37: Gary Lucas’ Beefheart Symposium
Date:Monday, September 13, 2010 Time:8pm Venue:The Stone (located at Avenue C and 2nd Street) Ticket:$30 Genre: music seminar
Gary Lucas performed on stage during the 1980/81 Beefheart tours and played lead guitar on the album Ice Cream For Crow. For this symposium he presents a lecture/demonstration about the music and methodologies of rock legend Captain Beefheart, followed by a Q&A.
2. Avant Ghetto Presents : Greg Davis And Ben Vida + Geoff Mullen + Lussuria + Brad Loving
The Stumblebums are an incendiary force on the New York City music scene. Even though the band has deep respect and admiration for the art of both Louis Armstrong and Nirvana; the Stumblebums reject nostalgia in favor of riotous spontaneity.
Date: Monday, July 12, 2010 Time: 8:30pm Venue: THE LOCAL 269 (269 East Houston St, NY, 212-228-9874) Ticket: $10 Genre: Nu World Trash
THE TEHRAN-DAKAR BROTHERS are back! Haven’t played for almost six months in NY. The band members are: Sohrab Saadat Ladjevardi (Iran, leader, sax & voc), Derek Nievergelt (bass), Swiss Chris (drums) and Alejandro Castellano (guitar). Of course performing their hit song Welcome New Iran!
1. Itutu: Armitage Gone! Dance featuring BURKINA ELECTRIC at Prospect Park.
Date: Wednesday, July 7, 2010 Time: 7:30pm Venue: The Prospect Park Bandshell , Brooklyn Ticket: free, but $3 donation Genre: Dance and Burkina Faso Pops
Former “punk ballerina” Karole Armitage, who has choreographed for everyone from Baryshnikov to Michael Jackson, “is always pushing the limits of possibility, spectacularly deconstructing the body with a diabolic flair” (Le Nouvel Observateur, France). In ITUTU, her company shares the stage with the West African band Burkina Electric to create a haunting amalgam of dance and live music that combines ballet and African dance, electronica and ancient rhythms—a uniquely modern synthesis of new and old, pop and tradition.
More about Karole Armitage and Electric Burkina in DBDBD.