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Le Poisson Rouge

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The Knights

Wednesday, September 01, 2010

In celebration of their second Sony Classical release, New Worlds, The Knights perform at (Le) Poisson Rouge in this May 3 concert, with a program including the contemporary sounds of Ljova and Erik Satie, coupled with the traditional harmonies of Antonin Dvořák and Franz Schubert.

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ICE and JACK Quartet

Thursday, August 26, 2010

In this June 29 performance, the long-standing and famously accomplished International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) joins forces with the explosive and progressive JACK Quartet as a send-off to their performances at the the International Summer Course for New Music in Darmstadt, Germany. The two new music giants perform works by Earl Brown, Caleb Burhans, Jason Eckhardt and Yoshiaki Onishi.

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Gig Alert: Stereo Total

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

The masters of quirky electro-pop play Le Poisson Rouge tonight. Download their swirling track "Baby Ouh."

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Gig Alert: Ted Hearne's Katrina Ballads, featuring René Marie

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

The composer marks the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina with a performance of his song cycle Katrina Ballads at Le Poisson Rouge tonight. Download his stirring piece "Dennis Hastert: 9.1.05."

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Gig Alert: Taka Kigawa

Monday, August 23, 2010

The venturesome pianist will perform at Le Poisson Rouge tonight. Download his treatment of an excerpt from composer Pierre Boulez's "Piano Sonata No.3."

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SIC inC

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

SIC inC (Student Independent-Classical Interdisciplinary Collective)--also known as Yale College New Music--is a collective of chamber musicians with the raw talent and creativity that only young college students can muster. In this February 3 concert at (Le) Poisson Rouge, we hear original music by the ensemble's award-winning student composers Stephen Feigenbaum and Ellis Ludwig-Leone.

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Chiara Quartet

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

The Chiara Quartet proves that they know what chamber music is all about by respecting its roots. As a part of their own back-to-basics series, Chamber Music in any Chamber, the Chiaras performed at (Le) Poisson Rouge, bolstering a program that bypasses concert hall for clubs and galleries, returning chamber music to its rightful birthplace in intimate settings.

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Gig Alerts: William Brittelle

Tuesday, August 03, 2010

The downtown composer celebrates the release of his new indie classical album tonight at Le Poisson Rouge. Download his otherworldly track "Dunes of Vermillion."

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Jóhann Jóhannsson

Monday, August 02, 2010

On April 30, Icelandic artist Jóhann Jóhannsson kicked off his two-week, 13-city North American tour with a performance at (Le) Poisson Rouge. Joined by new music stalwarts ACME and percussionist Matthias Hemstock, Jóhannsson performed songs from his popular records including Fordlândia, Englabörn, IBM 1401, A User's Manual and The Sun's Gone Dim and the Sky's Turned Black.

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Gig Alerts: Occidental Brothers Dance Band International with Samba Mapangala

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Chicago's African dance band play Le Poisson Rouge tonight. Download their bright, upbeat track "Odo Bra Wawawa."

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Gig Alerts: Rene Lopez

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

The Latin soul singer heads up tonight's show at Le Poisson Rouge. Download the slinky remix of his track "Johnny Wants to Be a Matador" by Re:Redux.

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Gig Alerts: Grupo Fantasma

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

The Latin funk outfit play Le Poisson Rouge tonight. Download their bouncy track "Telaraña."

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Gig Alerts: Laurie Anderson

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

The high priestess of the experimental has a new album out, and she performs at Le Poisson Rouge tonight. Download her biting track "Only an Expert."

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Gig Alerts: Kurt Vile

Friday, July 09, 2010

The lo-fi singer-songwriter performs Friday night at Le Poisson Rouge. Download his stark tune "I Know I Got Religion."

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Gig Alerts: The Nels Cline Singers

Tuesday, July 06, 2010

The guitar wizard performs with his free jazz-rock outfit tonight at Le Poisson Rouge. Download the trio's fiery track "Floored."

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Crash Ensemble

Thursday, July 01, 2010

The young and daring Crash Ensemble has been around for 13 years, and like any teenager coming of age, has a rebellious streak. Showing off their wild side at (Le) Poisson Rouge, the group performs works of Terry Riley, David Lang, Steve Reich and their own artistic director Donnacha Dennehy in this May 10 performance.

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Gig Alerts: Tortoise

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

The acclaimed post-rock band play Le Poisson Rouge tonight as part of the Carefusion Jazz Festival. Download their dynamic track "Prepare Your Coffin."

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On-Demand Audio: So Percussion and Matmos

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Listen to the 2010 release show for Treasure State, an imaginative collaboration between So Percussion and Matmos recorded at (Le) Poisson Rouge.

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Gig Alerts: Carmen Consoli

Thursday, June 17, 2010

The celebrated Italian chanteuse has a new album out and tonight she performs at Le Poisson Rouge. Download her earthy track "A Finestra."

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Johann Johannsson live at Le Poisson Rouge

Sunday, June 06, 2010

Johann Johannsson and ensemble live at Le Poisson Rouge, April 30, 2010, edited and mixed by David Garland, plus an interview with Johannsson.

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