William Burroughs 100th Birthday CelebrationA fundraiser for the WSB100 Festivalwith Aaron Dilloway, David Grubbs, Elliott Sharp, Talibam!, Lea Bertucci, Philip White & Many More!Wednesday, Feb. 5th, 7PM at The Bowery ElectricWSB100 & The Bowery Electric Present:William Burroughs 100th Birthday Celebration – a fundraiser for the WSB100 FestivalFeaturing:
10:20 Aaron Dilloway (Wolf Eyes)
9:40 David Grubbs (Gastr Del Sol)
9:00 Elliott Sharp / James Ilgenfritz / Joe Tomino
8:20 Talibam!7:40 Lea Bertucci / Leila Bordreuil
7:00 Philip White / Chris Pitsiokos / Dan Blake
Outsider/Abstract sound DJd byBob Bellerue!
Readings from Anne Waldman & Steve Dalachinsky
On the 100th birthday of the true American original William S. Burroughs, Feb. 5th 2014, The Bowery Electric is proud to present an incredible night of experimental music, readings, and performance to honor the legendary author. The event will serve as a preview and kickoff to this April’s WSB100, a centennial celebration of the man and his work, and proceeds from this evening will go directly to support the festival.
DOORS AT 6PM!
$20 advance, $25 day-of
In April of 2014, New York City will hold a month-long celebration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of William S. Burroughs, the iconic writer of Naked Lunch, Queer, Junky, and many other experimental works of great American literature. Events will take place at Anthology Film Archive, CUNY Graduate Center, Incubator Arts, Issue Project Room, The School for Visual Art, St Mark’s Church, The Stone, and Unnameable Books. The diverse array of events include musical performances, public readings, academic panels, art exhibitions, film screenings, multi-media, and performance art. Artists scheduled to appear include John Zorn, Laurie Anderson, Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, Lydia Lunch, Hal Willner, Paul D. Miller AKA DJ Spooky, Bill Laswell, Kenneth Goldsmith, JG Thirlwell, Thurston Moore, Anne Waldman, Steve Dalachinsky, Oliver Harris, Barry Miles, Steve Buscemi, and many more.