Free Sonar Festival in NYC

SONAR FESTIVAL LAUNCHES FIRST U.S. EVENT WITH
PREFUSE 73, DJ RUPTURE, IKUE MORI & MORE
SONARSOUND NY TAKES PLACE MAY 12 2009 AT THE BARYSHNIKOV ARTS CENTER IN NEW YORK
FREE TO THE PUBLIC - RESERVATIONS REQURED

Prefuse 73
Sónar is heading to the United States for the first time with a debut event in New York on May 12, thanks to its collaboration with the Institut Ramon Llull. Featuring a day of special concerts and performances at the Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC), SonarSound NY will showcase the best of Catalan and American artists, combining multimedia art ideas with experimental electronica and the latest generation of pop culture.

Sónar is the premiere electronic music and multimedia art festival held in the heart of Barcelona for three days every June. Last year, more than 80 thousand people enjoyed a musical line-up that combined major names in today's electronic music scene with a strong focus on experimental programming. Sónar is a meeting point for fans from all over the world eager for new ideas and for professionals, who find that the festival atmosphere is the ideal place to display their products and make contacts.

The SonarSound NY bill includes installations by Marcel·lí Antúnez and ReacTable, featuring Ikue Mori; the mysterious ambient of Balago; the soundtrack, performed live, by Árbol and Fibla for a film by Taiwan's Tsai Ming-Liang; the extravagant pop of Hidrogenesse; hip-hop in a trio format with the Del Palo Soundsystem; two sets by the Barcelona dj d.a.r.y.l.; the highly unconventional rhythm of the Americans (both ex-residents of Barcelona) DJ/Rupture and Prefuse 73; and visuals by No-Domain.

SonarSound NY - Tuesday May, 12
All performances are free
Reservations required: (001) 212-279-4200
www.ticketcentral.com

8 p.m. - 1 a.m.
Baryshnikov Arts Center NYC
450 West 37th Street, Suite 501
New York, NY 10018

Lineup:
Marcel·lí Antúnez - "Metamembrana"
ReacTable featuring Ikue Mori
Fibla + Árbol
Del Palo Soundsystem: Griffi + DJ2D2 feat. Aqeel
Balago
DJ/Rupture
Prefuse 73
d.a.r.y.l.
Hidrogenesse
No-Domain


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