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Andy Warhol Museum
Sound Series: Lee Ranaldo & Steve Gunn
Donnerstag, 19. January 2017 | 20 – 21 pm
117 Sandusky St, Pittsburgh, United States
 
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The Warhol presents an evening with two highly inventive guitarists, Lee Ranaldo and Steve Gunn, both performing solo sets in the museum’s entrance space. Ranaldo is most known as a founding member of the venerable NYC indie/punk band Sonic Youth and also performs with his band The Dust (Steve Shelley, Alan Licht, and Tim Lüntzel). Gunn is best known as a member of GHQ and for his varied collaborations with Black Twig Pickers, British legend Michael Chapman, and the late Jack Rose.
 
This performance is standing room only. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.
 
FREE parking in Warhol lot
 
 
Andy Warhol Museum
Sound Series: Bugallo-Williams
Piano Duo with Sarah Plum, Violin
Saturday, 28. January 2017 | 8pm
 
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The Bugallo-Williams Piano Duo has been presenting innovative programs of contemporary music throughout North America and Europe since 1995. Helena Bugallo and Amy Williams perform cutting-edge new works and masterpieces of the twentieth century for piano four-hands and two pianos, including works by Cage, Debussy, Feldman, Kagel, Kurtág, Ligeti, Nancarrow, Sciarrino, Stockhausen, Stravinsky, and Wolpe. Sarah Plum has dedicated her career to the proposition that a musician should be actively engaged with the music of our own time as well as that of the past.
 
This performance is co-presented with the Music on the Edge series of the University of Pittsburgh Department of Music.
FREE parking in The Warhol lot
 
 
Andy Warhol Museum
Sound Series: Hiss Golden Messenger
with special guest The Dead Tongues
Tuesday, 31. January 2017 | 8pm
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The Warhol welcomes Hiss Golden Messenger on a tour supporting Heart Like a Levee, its latest release on Merge Records. Led by singer/songwriter M.C. Taylor and multi-instrumentalist Scott Hirsch, the Durham, NC-based band has drawn comparisons to Bill Callahan and Bonnie Prince Billy by deftly blending elements of country, folk, and sparse blues. Their songs are underpinned by the earnest lyrics of Taylor, who also lectures on folklore, authors the blog The Old Straight Track, and has contributed to a music education curriculum for Quincy Jones. The Dead Tongues (aka Ryan Gustafson) opens the show with an eclectic folk-rock set.
Andy Warhol Museum
Sound Series: Dungen
Saturday, 18. March 2017 | 8pm
117 Sandusky St, Pittsburgh, United States
 
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The Warhol welcomes the eclectic Swedish quartet Dungen,
who deftly blend elements of psychedelic rock, folk, free jazz,
and ambient sounds. On this occasion, the band performs its latest (and first all-instrumental) album Häxan (“The Witch”)
as the soundtrack to Lotte Reiniger’s The Adventures of Prince Achmed (1926), which is considered to be the oldest surviving full-length animated feature film. Produced by Matthias Glavå, Häxan was sequenced separately from the linear narrative of
the film.

Silver Studio Sessions
 
Silver Studio Sessions offer stripped-down sets from our Sound Series artists in a space inspired by Warhol’s Factory. Watch some of our past Sound Series artists on YouTube.
This performance is co-presented with 91.3 WYEP.

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