Formerly designated a jazz festival, Undead broadens its horizons this year, both in name and in scope. Wednesday night brings the fest's familiar West Village marathon, highlighted by a Le Poisson Rouge blowout featuring luminaries associated with the dearly departed LES experimental venue Tonic. Thursday's offering is a promising Medeski Martin & Wood mini residency, with one set of the group in its basic state and one with a wide array of guests. Fridays's proceedings, designated Night of the Living DIY, finds the fest fanning out to a number of cool Brooklyn show spaces (including I-Beam Music Studio and ShapeShifter Lab). And Saturday's finale features a series of round-robin style improv duets. We strongly encourage you to hit up undeadmusic.com for full lineup info and all the other key deets of this awesomely ambitious endeavor.
|Venue name:||ShapeShifter Lab||Contact:|
18 Whitwell Pl
|Cross street:||between Carroll and 1st Sts|
|Transport:||Subway: R to Union St|
|Price:||festival pass $55; see undeadmusic.com for individual show prices|
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