Thursday 9 May 07:30pm


Sxip's Birthday Show

A night of surprising and beautiful music

6:30pm doors • 7:30pm show


Sxip’s Hour of Charm is Sxip Shirey’s ongoing art variety show. Now in its seventeenth year, it has been produced at Chashama, HERE Art Center, Joe’s Pub, ART (Boston), Lincoln Center, and National Sawdust. It is part of the New York City lineage of art cabaret that began with New Wave Vaudeville and Klaus Nomi.
This installment features:
-The debut of Micheal Arthur’s new animation for “Swaddled” from Sxip Shirey’s upcoming new album Goodnight Little Machines
-The incredible electronic violinist Todd Reynolds
-Hatian electronic percussionist Val Inc
-An excerpt from National Sawdust Co-Founder and Artistic Director Paola Prestini’s new choral opera Silent Light with the Os Vocal Ensemble
-Xavier singing Minni Ripperton’s “Inside My Love”
-Lacy Rose and Alaina Ferris singing Baby Dee with the Starling Quartet
-Natti Vogel singing an excerpt from Craig Harwood’s new musical
-A thrilling finale of JANK music you can dance to with drummer Mathias Kunzli and John Altieri on sousaphone
Sxip Shirey and Coco Karol performing their piece for self playing records, Bakelite organs and amplified heart beat in utero.