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Bang on a Can: LOUD Weekend 2022

Jim Jarmusch & Phil Kline, L’Rain, Bang on a Can All-Stars, and many more

  • Archive, Festival, Upcoming Performance

  • July 28-30
  • $39 Thursday
    $49 Friday
    $59 Saturday
    $109 3-Day Advance
    $129 3-Day Week of
    $199 3-Day Preferred

“I’ve rarely witnessed such a seamless melding of art and music.” — New York Magazine

Bang on a Can and MASS MoCA present LOUD Weekend, a fully loaded eclectic super-mix of minimal, experimental, and electronic music over three days throughout the museum’s expansive campus. Featuring the Jim Jarmusch & Phil Kline, L’Rain, Bang on a Can All-Stars’ Can Dance world premiere preview, Yuka Honda, and many more—explore the full lineup below.

HOURLY SCHEDULE: bangonacan.org/loud
(Subject to change)

Thursday, July 28, 7:30pm—12am LOUD Weekend Opening Night Double Bill! Jim Jarmusch & phil Kline A dreamy, semi-improvised electric guitar suite with projected background visuals curated by Jarmusch and featuring early footage from the Thomas Edison Company. Bang oN A CAN ALL-STARS play Julia Wolfe's Steel Hammer Wolfe retells the classic American Ballad of John Henry with exquisite vocals complemented by mountain dulcimer, banjo, bones, clogging and more. Sonya Headlam, Rebecca L. Hargrove, and Molly Netter. Opening Night After-Party at The Chalet Friday, July 29, 12pm—12am L’RAIN BANG ON A CAN ALL-STARS play CAN DANCE live music, and dance on film TYONDAI BRAXTON & GREG FOX STEVEN SCHICK plays GEORGE LEWIS’ Soundlines: A Dreaming Track, conducted by Brad Lubman PHIL KLINE, Last words before vanishing from the face of the earth University of Michigan Percussion Ensemble & Sō Percussion Summer Institute play MICHAEL GORDON’s Field of Vision, directed by Doug Perkins JEFFREY BROOKS’ Stein-o-caster GEORGE CRUMB MINI-FEST!, Ancient Voices of Children, Eleven Echoes of Autumn, Vox Balaenae, Black Angels IGOR STRAVINSKY’s L’historie du Soldat FLORENT GHYS’ Bonjour NEWEST VOICES WORLD PREMIERE COMPOSER CONCERT, music by Kyle Brenn, Erika Dohi, Yaz Lancaster, Dan Langa, Udi Perlman, Samantha Wolf Saturday, July 30, 12—10:30pm SPOTLIGHT ON TANIA LEÓN featuring VICKY CHOW, NICK PHOTINOS, and more playing Rítmicas, Tumbao, Homenatge, Momentum, Rituál, Four pieces for solo cello STEVE REICH, Different Trains | MARK STEWART plays Steve Reich’s Electric Counterpoint YUKA HONDA PHIL KLINE, Zippo Songs, performed by THEO BLECKMANN, DAVID COSSIN, PHIL KLINE, TODD REYNOLDS STEVEN SCHICK plays SARAH HENNIES’ Thought Sectors MARILYN NONKEN plays MORTON FELDMAN’s Triadic Memories DAVID LANG’s death speaks KELLY MORAN DOUG PERKINS plays ROBERT HONSTEIN’s An Economy of Means PHONG TRAN INFINITY SHRED OLGA NEUWIRTH, Die Stadt ohne Juden (“The City without Jews”), conducted by Brad Lubman featuring Hans Karl Breslauer’s 1924 silent film UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN PERCUSSION QUARTET plays music by Suzanne Farrin, Alexis Lamb, Juri Seo, Ken Thomson GANAVYA

Learn more about Bang on a Can here.

Learn more about Bang on a Can here.

Make a Plan

  • All seating is general admission. All festival passes include museum admission.
  • Preferred tickets include reserved seating for Hunter Center main stage events, a Bang on a Can shirt and hat, a signed poster, and an invitation to Breakfast with the Founders & Artists on Saturday morning.
  • All ticket-holders over the age of five must show proof of a full COVID-19 vaccination (accompanied by a photo ID for those over 18). Read our COVID-19 FAQ here.
  • At this time, masks are required for everyone during inside performances.
  • All events at MASS MoCA are accessible to all audiences. Please contact boxoffice@massmoca.org if you would like to inquire about accessibility needs and services.
  • By purchasing a ticket to join MASS MoCA’s visitors, staff, and artists on the museum campus, you agree to follow a Courtesy Code, detailed here. Our full COVID FAQ is here.
  • All sales are final; no refunds or exchanges.


Planning on lunch or dinner before the show? Check out restaurants in downtown North Adams or find a nosh right here on campus: Bright Ideas Brewing or Lickety Split Cafe. Lickety Split Cafe, our museum cafe, will also serve small bites during the show.

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