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June 28, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sponsored by High Wire Lab
Eighth Blackbird, Blackbird Creative Lab

Join Eighth Blackbird for a celebration of the Blackbird Creative Lab, a summer program Eighth Blackbird initiated in 2017. Eighth Blackbird will be joined by three lab alumni groups — ~Nois, Juxtatonal (who formed at the Lab in 2017) and The Furies — in a performance featuring several lab alumni composers who represent some of the most innovative and appealing voices of a new generation: Gemma Peacocke, Molly Joyce, Nina Shekhar, Fjola Evans and Danny Clay. The evening will start with Björk’s The Pleasure is All Mine and culminate in a performance of Julius Eastman’s seminal 1971 work, Stay On It, performed by everyone.


BJÖRK | The Pleasure is All Mine
JOYCE | Less is More
CLAY/PARK/PARK | Opposites
SHEKHAR | Food Fight
EVANS | Eroding
EASTMAN | Stay On It


TICKETS: General $25 | 35 & Younger $12

Date: June 28, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Event CategorySubscription
Venue Name: Holding House
Address: 3546 Michigan Ave
Detroit, MI 48216 United States

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