Ohio's MusicNOW 2008 April 2 - 5 Lineup Announcement
Ohio's MusicNOW festival began in 2006 to present musicians and music that takes risks and doesn't fit neatly into any category. The festival is curated by Bryce Dessner, who performs with Clogs and The National.
The 2008 festival will take place at Hamilton County Memorial Hall from April 2-5 and will feature contemporary music pioneers Bang on a Can and Bill Frisell, alongside three of the world's most creative rock bands, Grizzly Bear, Dirty Projectors, and multi-instrumentalist Andrew Bird. Visual artist Karl Jensen will create a large installation in Memorial Hall, and Glenn Kotche; (Wilco) and Bryce Dessner (The National) will perform as special guests with Bang on a Can.
Wednesday, April 2
An evening of music and film featuring vintage experimental films from the New York Filmmaker's Cooperative by Robert Breer, Marie Menken, and Harry Smith along with contemporary artists Matthew Ritchie and Bill Morrisson accompanied by festival performers and special guests at the Contemporary Arts Center.
Thursday, April 3
An evening of American Guitar with classical guitarist Benjamin Verdery and Bill Frisell's 858 Quartet, featuring Eyvind Kang, Hank Roberts & Jenny Scheinman, at Memorial Hall.
Friday, April 4
Dirty Projectors and Bang on a Can featuring Glenn Kotche and Bryce Dessner at Memorial Hall.
Saturday, April 5
Andrew Bird and Grizzly Bear at Memorial Hall.
Tickets are $15 for individual concerts, $40 for three nights at Memorial Hall and available to purchase online.