Avant-guitar VIP Nels Cline, best known for his work with Wilco and his own protean, ecletic Singers, invites a host of high-profile guests to join him on the LES. The Aug 5 bill features BB&C, the combustible collective of Cline, saxist Tim Berne and drummer Jim Black, playing Cline compositions at 8pm and improvising at 10pm. On Aug 6, the Singers, with bassist Trevor Dunn and drummer Scott Amendola, play a pair of sets, joined by special guests at 10pm. Also turning up are guitarists Elliott Sharp and Mary Halvorson, dueting with Cline at 10pm on Aug 8 and 10, respectively; and the keyboard-drums duo White Out, teaming up with the headliner at 8pm on Aug 10.
Nels Cline Residency