Bang on a Can announces the next edition of Long Play, a three-day destination music festival, presented from Friday, May 5 through Sunday, May 7, 2023.

Featuring 50+ concerts, Long Play also showcases a dense network of innovative 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. A limited number of 3-day festival passes – including MEMORY GAME, a special opening-night concert featuring Meredith Monk and Vocal Ensemble with the electric Bang on a Can All-Stars, doubling as an 80th Birthday Bash (co-presented with The Town Hall at Pioneer Works) – are on sale now.

LONG PLAY 2023 daily lineups 

Friday, May 5th [8:00pm @ Pioneer Works]
Meredith Monk & Vocal Ensemble + Bang on a Can All-Stars: MEMORY GAME

Saturday, May 6th [12:30pm-12:00am]
Philip Glass Ensemble performs Glassworks
Mount Eerie
Ganavya + Shabaka Hutchings
Michael Gordon’s Field of Vision performed by University of Michigan Percussion Ensemble led by Doug Perkins
David Lang’s love fail with the Quince Ensemble
75 Dollar Bill Little Big Band
Alarm Will Sound performs Tyshawn Sorey’s For George Lewis
Jack Quartet plays Catherine Lamb, Christopher Otto, Iannis Xenakis
Dave Liebman + Kenny Werner
David Sanford Big Band featuring Hugh Ragin
Greg Davis
Harriet Tubman
Iva Bittová
James Brandon Lewis + Chad Taylor duo
Jessica Moss
Joseph Branciforte + Taylor Deupree
Momenta Quartet plays Alvin Singleton
Morton Subotnick performs Silver Apples of the Moon
Nailah Hunter
Nathalie Joachim, Vân-Ánh Võ & Sō Percussion
Nu Jazz
Take Off Collective
Thumbscrew (Mary Halvorson, Michael Formanek, Tomas Fujiwara)
Tyondai Braxton/Jefre Cantu Ledesma/Ben Vida
Žibuoklė Martinaitytė’s Hadal Zone (US Premiere) performed by Synaesthesis Ensemble

Sunday, May 7th [1:00pm-10:00pm]
The Art Ensemble of Chicago
Dawn Richard + Spencer Zahn: Pigments
Caroline Shaw + Sō Percussion
Conrad Tao and Tyshawn Sorey perform Morton Feldman’s Triadic Memories
Very Very Circus: the music of Henry Threadgill
Julia Wolfe’s My Lips from Speaking performed by David Friend and Vicky Chow
David Murray + Marta Sanchez
Adam O’Farrill’s Stranger Days
Yarn / Wire plays Annea Lockwood
Animal by Ash Fure
big dog little dog
Brandon Lopez and Fred Moten duo
Eliana Glass
Gyan Riley + Krishna Bhatt
Ian Chang
June McDoom
Lori Goldston
Nailah Hunter
Patricia Brennan Quartet
Susie Ibarra and Alex Peh
the Hands Free
Time Wharp
Henry Threadgill in conversation with Brent Hayes Edwards (talk)
Sam Greene & Annea Lockwood (talk)

3-Day Festival Pass: $185 | 3-Day Festival Supporter Pass: $350 | 2-Day Pass: $150 | Saturday/Sunday Day Pass: $89

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