The winter portion of the Warhol's Sound Series
is well underway (the next is Ekmeles
on Jan. 30), but it is, of course, never too early to start talking about spring. Most, but not all of these are actually taking place at the Warhol: check out the museum website
for more information.
On March 17, that portion of the season opens with Drag City supergroup Rangda
, featuring Sir Richard Bishop, Ben Chasny and Chris Corsano ($12-15). On March 19, composer Tristan Perich
and pianist Vicky Chow
will perform the composition "Surface Image" ($12-15, on sale now). Icelandic label The Bedroom Community
brings its 10 Year Anniversary: Whale Watching
on March 31, featuring artists Nico Muhly
, Ben Frost
, Sam Amidon
and Valgeir Sigurðsson
($15-20, on sale now). French new music collective Ensemble Linea
performs on April 2 ($10-20, on sale now). Son Lux
plays on April 9 ($12-15). West African “desert blues” band Songhoy Blues
comes to town April 12 ($12-15). Dawn of Midi
will play music inspired by North and West African folk traditions on April 16 ($12-15). Julian Lage
, who was the subject of the documentary Jules at Eight,
brings his trio on May 3 ($12-15). And finally, auto-visual group Cineshape
performs on May 4 ($10-15).
ORieL & The Revoluters
, Ras Maisha
, Truth & Rites
, Joe Bischoff
and others join together at Altar Bar
for Drusky's Reggae Fusion Fest
. That's happening Feb. 6 ($18-22, on sale now).
is happening at Mr. Small's Theatre
on Feb. 20. The lineup features Sidetracked
, Trashbag Parachse
, Remains Of This
, Act 80's
, Tobacco Road
, DJ Monsoon
, DJ Remus
and more ($8-10, on sale now).
Also at Mr. Small's: Youtube stars Trevor Moran & Ricky Dillon
on March 3 ($29.50, on sale now); The Joy Formidable
and Everything Everything
on April 10 ($20-22, on sale Friday); Issues, Crown The Empire, One OK Rock
and Night Verses
on April 16 ($23-25, on sale Friday); and Savages
on May 17 ($20-22, on sale Friday).
On March 19 at Club Cafe
, Joe Grushecky
and Eddie Manion
celebrate the release of Grushecky's new solo record ($15-20, on sale Friday). Also at Club Cafe, Pure Bathing Culture
and Pillar Point
on April 3 ($10, on sale Friday); Erin McKeown
on April 8 ($14-16, on sale now). And on May 7, THE SHOW
plays an acoustic set at 6:30 p.m., followed by a plugged-in set at 10:15 p.m. ($7-10, on sale now).
And looking ahead to what will likely be one of the bigger shows of the summer (among those of us who aren't sure if we're too old to be considered millennials or not) Brand New
and Modest Mouse
will be making a stop at Stage AE
on July 5 ($49.99-60, on sale Friday).