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Long Play returns to Brooklyn with 50+ concerts May 5-7, including Meredith Monk and Bang on a Can All-Stars MEMORY GAME May 5th!

By Bang on a Can

When and where

Date and time

May 5 · 7pm - May 7 · 10:30pm EDT


DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN 80 Hanson Place #301 Brooklyn, NY 11217


  • Meredith Monk
  • Bang On A Can All-Stars
  • Michael Gordon
  • David Lang
  • Julia Wolfe
  • Annea Lockwood
  • 75 Dollar Bill
  • Adam O'Farrill
  • The Art Ensemble Of Chicago
  • Philip Glass Ensemble
  • Dave Liebman
  • Kenny Werner
  • Greg Davis
  • Gyan Riley
  • Krishna Bhatt
  • The JACK Quartet
  • Jessica Moss
  • Taylor Deupree
  • June McDoom
  • Lori Goldston
  • Nailah Hunter
  • Spencer Zahn
  • Dawn Richard
  • SO Percussion
  • Caroline Shaw
  • Nathalie Joachim
  • Mary Halvorson
  • Michael Formanek
  • Tyondai Braxton
  • Jefre Cantu-Ledesma
  • Ben Vida
  • Ian Chang
  • Time Wharp
  • Conrad Tao
  • Tyshawn Sorey
  • Alarm Will Sound
  • Momenta Quartet
  • Alvin Singleton
  • The Hands Free
  • Yarn/Wire
  • Morton Subotnick
  • Quince Ensemble
  • Harriet Tubman
  • Mount Eerie
  • Shabaka Hutchings
  • Joseph Branciforte
  • Nu Jazz

Refund Policy

No Refunds

About this event

  • 2 days 3 hours
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Bang on a Can's Long Play festival returns in 2023 with 50+ adventurous concerts over 3-days at 8 venues in downtown Brooklyn. Featuring the Art Ensemble of Chicago, the Philip Glass Ensemble, Meredith Monk and Bang on a Can All-Stars, Caroline Shaw, Dawn Richard + Spencer Zahn, Mount Eerie, Tyshawn Sorey, and many more.

A 3-Day Pass includes entry to all 50+ concerts, including Meredith Monk and Bang on a Can All-Stars MEMORY GAME opening night concert, May 5th co-presented by Town Hall at Pioneer Works.

A 3-Day SUPPORTER PASS also includes an exclusive afterparty with Meredith Monk and Bang on a Can in celebration of Meredith's 80th Birthday. Supporter Passes also FULLY subsidize the purchase of one LONG PLAY 2023 day-pass for persons unable to pay for the cost of a full priced ticket. So you'll get to see 50+ great shows and feel the warm glow of buying someone else a ticket too! Supporters will also access festival meet and greets with composers, artists and a celebratory toast with the performers at the culmination of the festival.

Daily lineups now announced!

Friday, May 5th @ Pioneer Works:

Meredith Monk & Vocal Ensemble + Bang on a Can All-Stars: MEMORY GAME

Saturday, May 6th:

Philip Glass Ensemble performs Glassworks

Mount Eerie

Ganavya + Shabaka Hutchings

Michael Gordon’s Field of Vision performed by University of Michigan Percussion Ensemble led by Doug Perkins

David Lang’s love fail with the Quince Ensemble

75 Dollar Bill Little Big Band

Alarm Will Sound performs Tyshawn Sorey’s For George Lewis

Jack Quartet plays Catherine Lamb, Christopher Otto, Iannis Xenakis

Julia Wolfe’s My Lips from Speaking performed by David Friend and Vicky Chow

Dave Liebman + Kenny Werner

David Sanford Big Band featuring Hugh Ragin


Greg Davis

Harriet Tubman

Iva Bittová

James Brandon Lewis + Chad Taylor duo

Jessica Moss

Joseph Branciforte + Taylor Deupree


Momenta Quartet plays Alvin Singleton

Morton Subotnick performs Silver Apples of the Moon

Nailah Hunter

Nathalie Joachim, Vân-Ánh Võ & Sō Percussion

Nu Jazz


Take Off Collective

Thumbscrew (Mary Halvorson, Michael Formanek, Tomas Fujiwara)

Tyondai Braxton/Jefre Cantu Ledesma/Ben Vida

Žibuoklė Martinaitytė’s Hadal Zone (US Premiere) performed by Synaesthesis Ensemble

Sunday, May 7th:

Art Ensemble of Chicago

Dawn Richard + Spencer Zahn: Pigments

Caroline Shaw + Sō Percussion

Conrad Tao and Tyshawn Sorey perform Morton Feldman’s Triadic Memories

Very Very Circus: the music of Henry Threadgill

David Murray + Marta Sanchez

Adam O'Farrill’s Stranger Days

Yarn / Wire plays Annea Lockwood

Ash Fure

big dog little dog

Brandon Lopez and Fred Moten duo

Eliana Glass

Gyan Riley + Krishna Bhatt

Ian Chang

June McDoom


Lori Goldston

Nailah Hunter

Patricia Brennan Quartet

Susie Ibarra and Alex Peh

the Hands Free

Time Wharp

Henry Threadgill in conversation with Brent Hayes Edwards (talk)

Sam Greene & Annea Lockwood (talk)

More info and full festival lineup at Longplayfestival.org


Full Schedule Coming Soon!

Frequently asked questions

What does a 3-Day LONG PLAY Pass Include?
What does a 3-Day SUPPORTER Pass Include?
Where exactly is this taking place?
Which venues are participating this year?
Are there any age restrictions? Can I bring my kids?
Are these concerts seated, or standing room only?
Will 2-Day passes and 1-Day passes be made available?
I love music, but this festival is too expensive for me. Any discounts?
Can I volunteer for the festival?
What does a 2-Day LONG PLAY pass include?

About the organizer

Organized by
Bang on a Can

Bang on a Can is dedicated to making music new. Since its first Marathon concert in 1987, Bang on a Can has been creating an international community dedicated to innovative music, wherever it is found. With adventurous programs, it commissions, performs, presents, and records new works, develops new audiences, and educates the musicians of the future. Bang on a Can is building a world in which powerful new musical ideas flow freely across all genres and borders.

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