(NORTH ADAMS, Mass.) – Bang on a Can will return to MASS MoCA for the 21st summer in a row with a two-day, truncated version of its annual monthlong residency at the cultural laboratory, with two socially distanced, outdoor concerts featuring the Bang on a Can All-Stars with guest artists including Don Byron and Zoë Keating, on Friday, July 31, and Saturday, August 1, 2020, at 8:30pm.
Other performers include Bang on a Can stalwarts such as Gregg August, Robert Black, Vicky Chow, David Cossin, Arlen Hlusko, Mark Stewart, Todd Reynolds performing music by Louis Andriessen, Philip Glass, Michael Gordon, Thurston Moore, Steve Reich and Julia Wolfe.
With a maximum capacity of 100 people, the concerts will be held outside in MASS MoCA’s spacious Courtyard D. Concertgoers will be required to wear masks and practice social distancing.
The complete set list with artist bios and program notes can be found here.