ATOMIC BOMB! The Music of William Onyeabor at Brooklyn Academy of Music
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A diverse lineup of tremendously talented musicians celebrate the music of the elusive Nigerian synth-funk pioneer William Onyeabor. Under the musical direction of Ahmed Gallab (Sinkane) and Money Mark (Beastie Boys), ATOMIC BOMB! The Music of William Onyeabor features performances by David Byrne, Pat Mahoney (LCD Soundsystem), Alexis Taylor (Hot Chip), Kele Okereke (Bloc Party), Luke Jenner (the Rapture), the Lijadu Sisters, and Joshua Redman. This engagement is one of the first in a month-long citywide music festival from Red Bull Music Academy.
Venue Description: A multi-arts center located in Brooklyn, offering theater, dance, music, opera, film, and more from emerging artists and innovative modern masters.