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80 North 6th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States

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October 2017

Julian Lage + Nels Cline

October 20 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
National Sawdust, 80 North 6th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
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Doors at 6PM Advance $25 | At the Door $30 *Save 25% on advance group buys of 4 tickets or more. Seating is first come, first served. Nels Cline Cline’s most recent release, Lovers, out now on Blue Note Records, is a collection of “mood music” over 20 years in the making. Beyond Wilco, Cline performs in a duo project with jazz guitar prodigy Julian Lage in addition to a quartet The Nels Cline Four (that includes Lage plus bassist…

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Steven Stucky Album Release

October 20 @ 9:30 pm - 11:59 pm
National Sawdust, 80 North 6th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
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Podcast and live radio collide as Open G Records and Access Contemporary Music team up for the final Late Night concert of 2017: an intimate portrait of Pulitzer Prize winning composer Steven Stucky. Stucky was one of the country’s most prolific and most performed composers, a talented educator, esteemed mentor and an indispensible part of twentieth century classical music. This concert is also the release of a new album from Open G Records featuring World Premiere recordings of Stucky's Piano…

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Jeffrey Zeigler presents Mike Block

October 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
National Sawdust, 80 North 6th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
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Member Presale: Mon Aug 14 | Public Onsale: Mon Aug 21 Doors at 6PM Advance $29 | At the Door $34 *Save 25% on advance group buys of 4 tickets or more. Seating is first come, first served. Mike Block, GRAMMY-Winning cellist and vocalist, presents a mixture of original compositions and songs, arrangements of folk standards, and short Classical selections that draw inspiration from his diverse collaborations with artists such as cellist Yo-Yo Ma, fiddlers Mark O’Connor and Darol Anger,…

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Jeffrey Zeigler presents Mike Block

October 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
National Sawdust, 80 North 6th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
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Member Presale: Mon Aug 14 | Public Onsale: Mon Aug 21 Doors at 6PM Advance $29 | At the Door $34 *Save 25% on advance group buys of 4 tickets or more. Seating is first come, first served. Mike Block, GRAMMY-Winning cellist and vocalist, presents a mixture of original compositions and songs, arrangements of folk standards, and short Classical selections that draw inspiration from his diverse collaborations with artists such as cellist Yo-Yo Ma, fiddlers Mark O’Connor and Darol Anger,…

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The Revolution VOL. 20 ft. Chandanie, Looms + Shareef Keyes

October 21 @ 10:00 pm - 12:00 am
National Sawdust, 80 North 6th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
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Doors - 9:30PM Show - 10PM Advance $15 | At the Door $20 *Save 25% on advance group buys of 4 tickets or more. Seating is first come, first served. THE REVOLUTION is a performance series highlighting Brooklyn & Harlem based artists + musicians that not only represent the core of independent pop culture but who currently stand in the breeding ground of evolution within their genre. This local musical movement empowers community, change, and activism through performance and unity…

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The Revolution VOL. 20 ft. Chandanie, Looms + Shareef Keyes

October 21 @ 10:00 pm - 12:00 am
National Sawdust, 80 North 6th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
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Doors - 9:30PM Show - 10PM Advance $15 | At the Door $20 *Save 25% on advance group buys of 4 tickets or more. Seating is first come, first served. THE REVOLUTION is a performance series highlighting Brooklyn & Harlem based artists + musicians that not only represent the core of independent pop culture but who currently stand in the breeding ground of evolution within their genre. This local musical movement empowers community, change, and activism through performance and unity…

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ICE presents: Sabrina Schroeder and Monte Weber

October 22 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
National Sawdust, 80 North 6th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
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Doors at 3:30 PM Advance $35 | At the Door $42 *Save 25% on advance group buys of 4 tickets or more. Seating is first come, first served. The International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) returns to National Sawdust to celebrate the relationships and collaborations fostered in their ICElab and OpenICE commissioning programs. Performances and premieres of works by Sabrina Schroeder and Monte Weber will be presented in an intimate and immersive setting on October 22, 2017. About the Artists The International…

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Stone Series: John Zorn Commissioning Series feat. Brian Marsella

October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 6:00 am
National Sawdust, 80 North 6th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
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Doors at 6PM Advance $25 | At the Door $30 *Save 25% on advance group buys of 4 tickets or more. Seating is first come, first served. John Zorn’s Stone Commissioning Series premieres a new work or set of works on the last Wednesday of every month by composers who push the envelope of possibility. Gatos do Sul features premieres of compositions by Brian Marsella inspired by classical, jazz, and folkloric Brazilian music. Influenced by composers from Ernesto Lazareth, Heitor…

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National Sawdust+ presents: Wide Angle with Gene Smith

October 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
National Sawdust, 80 North 6th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
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Doors at 6:30PM Advance $35 | At the Door $42 Advance Ticket + one-year subscription to The Paris Review $70 Noted author and documentarian Sam Stephenson (The Jazz Loft Project) and the indispensable literary journal The Paris Review host a National Sawdust+ evening inspired by the beguiling life and legacy of pioneering American photographer W. Eugene Smith. Regarded as the father of the photo-essay genre, Smith captured iconic and gritty images of the basements and alleyways of New York’s jazz…

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This Is How We Fly, Album Launch: Foreign Fields

October 27 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
National Sawdust, 80 North 6th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
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Member Presale: Mon Aug 14 | Public Onsale: Mon Aug 21 Doors at 6PM Advance $29 | At the Door $34 *Save 25% on advance group buys of 4 tickets or more. Seating is first come, first served. The Irish Origins: Samhain Festival at National Sawdust will be co-presented by Irish Arts Center. Throughout the weekend we will hear a wealth of talent and music from Irish and American artists and composers. This is How We Fly return to New…

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This Is How We Fly, Album Launch: Foreign Fields

October 27 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
National Sawdust, 80 North 6th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
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Member Presale: Mon Aug 14 | Public Onsale: Mon Aug 21 Doors at 6PM Advance $29 | At the Door $34 *Save 25% on advance group buys of 4 tickets or more. Seating is first come, first served. The Irish Origins: Samhain Festival at National Sawdust will be co-presented by Irish Arts Center. Throughout the weekend we will hear a wealth of talent and music from Irish and American artists and composers. This is How We Fly return to New…

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This Is How We Fly In Concert; Irish Origins Series

October 28 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
National Sawdust, 80 North 6th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
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Member Presale: Mon Aug 14 | Public Onsale: Mon Aug 21 Doors at 2PM Advance $29 | At the Door $34 *Save 25% on advance group buys of 4 tickets or more. Seating is first come, first served. The Irish Origins: Samhain Festival at National Sawdust will be co-presented by Irish Arts Center. Throughout the weekend we will hear a wealth of talent and music from Irish and American artists and composers. This is How We Fly, after releasing their…

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Irish Arts Center co-presents: Iarla ó Lionáird and Contemporaneous

October 28 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
National Sawdust, 80 North 6th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
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Member Presale: Mon Aug 14 | Public Onsale: Mon Aug 21 Doors at 6:30PM Advance $29 | At the Door $34 *Save 25% on advance group buys of 4 tickets or more. Seating is first come, first served. About the Show Opening the evening Isabelle O’Connell, pianist, brings a beautiful program of renowned living Irish new music composers, whom have created one of the most exciting and diverse music scenes in the world today. We open the floor to conversation…

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Irish Arts Center co-presents: Iarla ó Lionáird and Contemporaneous

October 28 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
National Sawdust, 80 North 6th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
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Member Presale: Mon Aug 14 | Public Onsale: Mon Aug 21 Doors at 6:30PM Advance $29 | At the Door $34 *Save 25% on advance group buys of 4 tickets or more. Seating is first come, first served. About the Show Opening the evening Isabelle O’Connell, pianist, brings a beautiful program of renowned living Irish new music composers, whom have created one of the most exciting and diverse music scenes in the world today. We open the floor to conversation…

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ALL THE WORLD’S A DRAG! Shakespeare in love…with opera – Benefit…

October 30 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
National Sawdust, 80 North 6th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
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Doors at 6:30PM Seated - Advance GA $75 | At the Door $87 Balcony (standing room only) - Advance GA $35 | At the Door $42 VIP Seat (complimentary drink + small dish) - $250 VIP Table (4 seats + 4 drinks + 4 small dishes) - $1,000 The 10/30 performance of ALL THE WORLD'S A DRAG! will be a Benefit Performance with a special surprise guest. Don thy codpieces, neck ruffs, and farthingales -- Shakespeare cometh! Heartbeat Opera, “one…

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ALL THE WORLD’S A DRAG! Shakespeare in love…with opera – Early Show

October 31 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
National Sawdust, 80 North 6th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
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Doors at 6:30PM Seated - Advance GA $50 | At the Door $60 Balcony (standing room only) - Advance GA $30 | At the Door $35 VIP Seat (complimentary drink) - $150 VIP Table (4 seats + 4 drinks) - $500 Don thy codpieces, neck ruffs, and farthingales -- Shakespeare cometh! Heartbeat Opera, “one of the most agile and dynamic companies on New York's indie opera scene” (Opera News) proudly presents its fourth annual Drag Extravaganza for two nights of…

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ALL THE WORLD’S A DRAG! Shakespeare in love…with opera – Late Show

October 31 @ 10:00 pm - 1:00 am
National Sawdust, 80 North 6th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
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Doors at 9:30PM Seated - Advance GA $50 | At the Door $60 Balcony (standing room only) - Advance GA $30 | At the Door $35 VIP Seat (complimentary drink) - $150 VIP Table (4 seats + 4 drinks) - $500 Don thy codpieces, neck ruffs, and farthingales -- Shakespeare cometh! Heartbeat Opera, “one of the most agile and dynamic companies on New York's indie opera scene” (Opera News) proudly presents its fourth annual Drag Extravaganza for two nights of…

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November 2017

Sandcatchers: Album Release (Chant Records)

November 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
National Sawdust, 80 North 6th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
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Member Presale: Mon Aug 14 | Public Onsale: Mon Aug 21 Doors at 9PM Advance $25 | At the Door $30 *Save 25% on advance group buys of 4 tickets or more. Seating is first come, first served. This show celebrates the release of the debut album by Sandcatchers (Chant Records). Featuring oud player and composer Yoshie Fruchter with Myk Freedman (lap steel), Michael Bates (bass),Tim Keiper (drums, percussion) and special guest Erik Friedlander (cello), Sandcatchers plays original and joyous…

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Magos Herrera presents Trio Afora

November 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
National Sawdust, 80 North 6th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
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Member Presale: Mon Aug 14 | Public Onsale: Mon Aug 21 Doors at 6:00PM Advance $29 | At the Door $34 *Save 25% on advance group buys of 4 tickets or more. Seating is first come, first served. Trio Afora is a brazilian collective group that features three of the most talented musicians in the music scene today. With a fresh approach to Jazz and Brazilian Music, this artists represent a generation that looks forward without losing their tradition, mixing…

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Jeffrey Zeigler presents Matt Haimovitz + Christopher O’Riley: TROIKA

November 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
National Sawdust, 80 North 6th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
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Doors at 6PM Advance $29 | At the Door $34 *Save 25% on advance group buys of 4 tickets or more. Seating is first come, first served. Acclaimed for their adventurous and wide-ranging recording projects – from Beethoven Sonatas on period instruments to genre-bending arrangements of Radiohead and Arcade Fire – the endlessly inventive duo of cellist Matt Haimovitz and pianist Christopher O’Riley returns with TROIKA, a new album on the PENTATONE Oxingale series, to explore music of the Slavic…

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Refugee Orchestra Project Presents: OUR ART, OUR STORIES

November 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
National Sawdust, 80 North 6th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
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Member Presale: Mon Aug 14 | Public Onsale: Mon Aug 21 Doors at 3:30PM Advance $29 | At the Door $34 *Save 25% on advance group buys of 4 tickets or more. Seating is first come, first served. Refugee artists across disciplines come together in conversation and performance. Members of Refugee Orchestra Project perform works by refugee composers from the 20th century and today featuring refugee musicians, visual art by refugee artists is displayed, and mini-documentaries by refugee filmmaker Tarek…

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Refugee Orchestra Project Presents: OUR ART, OUR STORIES

November 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
National Sawdust, 80 North 6th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
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Member Presale: Mon Aug 14 | Public Onsale: Mon Aug 21 Doors at 3:30PM Advance $29 | At the Door $34 *Save 25% on advance group buys of 4 tickets or more. Seating is first come, first served. Refugee artists across disciplines come together in conversation and performance. Members of Refugee Orchestra Project perform works by refugee composers from the 20th century and today featuring refugee musicians, visual art by refugee artists is displayed, and mini-documentaries by refugee filmmaker Tarek…

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Five Borough Music Festival Presents: The Five Borough Songbook, Vol II

November 16 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
National Sawdust, 80 North 6th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
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Member Presale: Mon Aug 14 | Public Onsale: Mon Aug 21 Doors at 6:00PM Advance $29 | At the Door $34 *Save 25% on advance group buys of 4 tickets or more. Seating is first come, first served. The citywide tour of our thrilling Five Borough Songbook, Volume II concludes in November with our final borough premiere in Brooklyn. An expanded cast of artists come together for our grand finale performance of this special project. Commissioned in honor of our…

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The Revolution VOL. 21 ft. Fusilier, Shenna Somsmieh, and Lohai

November 18 @ 10:00 pm - 12:00 am
National Sawdust, 80 North 6th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
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Doors at 9:30PM Advance $15 | At the Door $20 *Save 25% on advance group buys of 4 tickets or more. Seating is first come, first served. THE REVOLUTION is a performance series highlighting Brooklyn & Harlem based artists + musicians that not only represent the core of independent pop culture but who currently stand in the breeding ground of evolution within their genre. This local musical movement empowers community, change, and activism through performance and unity amongst the arts.…

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December 2017

Winterreise Festival: We breath Again Live Score

December 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
National Sawdust, 80 North 6th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
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Member Presale: Mon Aug 14 | Public Onsale: Mon Aug 21 Doors at 6PM Advance $35 | At the Door $42 *Save 25% on advance group buys of 4 tickets or more. Seating is first come, first served. Long ago, survival was not easy for Alaska Native peoples, but they lived full lives. Today survival is easier, but many are dying young. We Breathe Again intimately explores the lives of four Alaska Native people who are determined to break free…

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Winterreise Festival: We breath Again Live Score

December 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
National Sawdust, 80 North 6th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
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Member Presale: Mon Aug 14 | Public Onsale: Mon Aug 21 Doors at 6PM Advance $35 | At the Door $42 *Save 25% on advance group buys of 4 tickets or more. Seating is first come, first served. Long ago, survival was not easy for Alaska Native peoples, but they lived full lives. Today survival is easier, but many are dying young. We Breathe Again intimately explores the lives of four Alaska Native people who are determined to break free…

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Winterreise: Dear Edvard

December 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
National Sawdust, 80 North 6th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
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Member Presale: Mon Aug 14 | Public Onsale: Mon Aug 21 Doors at 3PM Advance $35 | At the Door $42 *Save 25% on advance group buys of 4 tickets or more. Seating is first come, first served. Dear Edvard is a new music-theatre piece about the life and loves of Norwegian artist Edvard Munch (1863-1944). Art history biopic, love story, psychological exploration and family drama, Munch is set in the same hospital room at Dr. Jacobsen’s Clinic for Nervous…

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Winterreise: Dear Edvard

December 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
National Sawdust, 80 North 6th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
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Member Presale: Mon Aug 14 | Public Onsale: Mon Aug 21 Doors at 3PM Advance $35 | At the Door $42 *Save 25% on advance group buys of 4 tickets or more. Seating is first come, first served. Dear Edvard is a new music-theatre piece about the life and loves of Norwegian artist Edvard Munch (1863-1944). Art history biopic, love story, psychological exploration and family drama, Munch is set in the same hospital room at Dr. Jacobsen’s Clinic for Nervous…

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