Featured Events

NY Phil Biennial

May 23 - June 11
The NY PHIL BIENNIAL, launched in 2014, is a flagship project of the New York Philharmonic exploring the music of today by bringing together a wide-ranging array of composers, partners, performers, and curatorial voices for concerts presented both on the Lincoln Center campus and in venues throughout the city.

Table Music: New Vintage Baroque

May 22, 2016 - 11:00am
On May 8th, National Sawdusts opens it's doors to Table Music, a newly created series of brunch concerts. Come listen to 18th century Baroque music written specifically for dining and banquets while enjoying a delicious meal from RIDER.

In Situ: Son Lux Night 2

June 1, 2016 - 10:00pm
Founded by producer-composer Ryan Lott in 2007, Son Lux “works at the nexus of several rarely-overlapping Venn Diagrams” (Pitchfork). With the recent additions to the band of guitarist-composer Rafiq Bhatia and drummer Ian Chang, Son Lux is now a ferocious trio both live and on record. Bones (June 23, 2015) is the first album documenting this new formation, and it draws from the three members’ unique and omnivorous musical vernaculars.

In Situ: Digital City

June 04, 2016 - 10pm
National Sawdust invites you to DIGITAL CITY, an improvisatory electro-acoustic evening that weaves the listener through layers of pulsating grooves and radiant harmonies. Featuring music by Ricardo Romaneiro in performance with members of Sandbox Percussion, Jacqui Kerrod (harp loops), Vasko Dukovski (bass clarinet), Leo Leite (sound engineer), NoisioN (analog synths) & David Zisa (modular synth). Accompanied by live visual projections by Mau.

In Situ: Sxip Shirey’s Hour of Charm

May 29, 2016 - 7:00pm
An abundant night of music curated by NYC composer/sound artist Sxip Shirey. Featuring:Performances of traditional mbira music arranged for Quintet of the Americas and the band Timbila, featuring UK-based Zimbabwean mbira master Chartwell Dutiro.

This Week: National Sawdust

You have a busy week, we understand.
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