“Striking…beautifully rendered and deeply layered synth-pop.” — Pitchfork
The project of electropop visionary — and Williamstown native — Nandi Rose, Half Waif swirls poignant lyrics, expansive instrumentation, and reverberating vocals into shimmering vignettes both intimate and epic in scale. With piles of critical acclaim and international tours with Mitski and Iron & Wine under her belt, Rose returns to her old stomping grounds joined by Elena Moon Park on violin and Spencer Zahn on bass for Half Waif’s first live performance since their album, The Caretaker, dropped in March.
With the Commonwealth’s recent increase to outdoor event capacity, now’s the chance to get your live music fix.
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Make a Plan (and Bring Your Own Chair!) Live events at MASS MoCA will look and feel a little different this summer, but our mission remains unchanged — to bring you the best performing art of our time.
Performances will take place outside, in MASS MoCA’s Courtyard D concert venue, in accordance with Massachusetts Phase 3 guidance.
Our staff will be wearing masks and smiles (even if you can’t see them). All audience members must wear a mask, except while eating or drinking. All eating and drinking needs to take place within each designated audience space.
Venue doors open a half-hour prior to the event start time.
As always, you’ll enter for concerts and events through the main museum entrance, though this time we need you to bring your own chair.
All potential bottlenecks, especially at the museum entrance, will be marked for social distancing.
To keep your transaction as touch-free as possible, please have your e-ticket ready to be scanned.
Follow signs for Courtyard D, our reimagined concert venue, where ushers will show you to your personal, appropriately distanced concert space (four people maximum, per space). You’ll find snacks and drink service in this courtyard. Aisles will be one-way.
Restrooms are adjacent to this Courtyard D concert space, with one-way entrances and exits to reduce potential traffic friction.
All events are rain or shine, and we expect most performances to last for about one hour.
No outside food or beverages will be allowed in the venue during the event. Small bites and drinks are available for purchase during the show, with snacks and ice cream from Lickety Split.
All events at MASS MoCA are accessible to all audiences. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.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 COVID Courtesy Code, detailed here.