Bang On A Can Benefit Concert

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Wednesday June 3 7PM

Le Poisson Rouge
158 Bleecker St,
New York, NY 10012

The Bang on a Can Marathon features the top composer and musical talent from around the globe. It’s free for the public to attend, but the production can’t be done for free. To show your appreciation for Bang on a Can you can support them by attending one of these benefit concerts on Wednesday, June 3 at Le Poisson Rouge.

BANG ON A CAN BIG BANG BENEFIT BASH, BANQUET & CONCERT
Honoring Joe Thompson, Founder and Director of Mass MoCA
http://www.bangonacan.org/give/benefit

Wednesday, June 3, 2009 at Le Poisson Rouge (LPR), NYC
6PM: Cocktails 7PM: Dinner and Concert
Tickets $400

Featuring LIVE performances by:
STEVE REICH (the minimalist master himself, performing his legendary Clapping Music)
MEREDITH MONK (in a rare small-club appearance)
Pipa Master WU MAN
Cellist extraordinaire MAYA BEISER
And the explosive percussion quartet TALUJON

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Followed at 10PM by the:
BANG ON A CAN’T AFFORD THE OTHER BENEFIT
http://www.bangonacan.org/store/product/158

Wednesday, June 3, 2009 at Le Poisson Rouge (LPR), NYC
10PM: Doors
Tickets $20

Featuring Live Performances by (in order):
NOW ENSEMBLE http://www.nowensemble.org/
NEWSPEAK http://www.newspeakmusic.org/
GUTBUCKET http://www.gutweb.com/
SO PERCUSSION http://www.sopercussion.com/