On Sunday February 2nd at (le) poisson rouge in NYC, Ghost Train Orchestra will perform a concert of interpretations of the works of Moondog with special guest singers JG Thirlwell, Karen Mantler, Joan Wasser, and Theo Bleckmann.
Tickets are available here
For this concert Ghost Train Orchestra will comprise of Matt Bauder, Andy Laster, Dennis Lichtman, Ron Caswell, Sara Schoenbeck, Curtis Hasselbring, Sara Caswell, Rob Garcia, Dina Maccabee, Maxim Moston, David Cossin, Chris Lightcap and Alex Waterman.
JG Thirlwell will be guesting with compadres Elysian Fields in a special Valentine’s Day concert at Le Poisson Rouge in New York. JGT will sing a duet with lead EF chantueuse siren Jennifer Charles, who collaborated with him on the track “Thrush” on the Foetus album LOVE.
Other special guests appearing at the concert include Doveman, Joan As PoliceWoman, Kate Mattison and actor Kevin Corrigan.
JG Thirlwell has guested on the track “Chance” from the new Elysian Fields album Last Night on Earth. JG will perform that track live as his long-time cohorts Elysian Fields play the new album in its entirety at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City on June 14, complete with brass section and string section. Don’t miss this memorable evening. JG and Jennifer Charles from Elysian Fields last collaborated on the track “Thrush” from the Foetus album LOVE.
JG Thirlwell’s Manorexia will be playing a rare show on a bill with Californian string ensemble Calder Quartet at Le Poisson Rouge on January 9 2011. Manorexia will be premiering some new arrangements, including some works from the forthcoming surround sound Manorexia album “Dinoflagellate Blooms”. This exciting night of progressive contemporary chamber music is sure to sell out so get your tickets now!
On October 8 and 9 2010, Kronos Quartet will have a two night run at New York’s Le Poisson Rouge. On the 9th, Kronos Quartet will once again playing JG Thirlwell’s second commission for them, Eremikophobia, which they had premiered at Carnegie Hall in March. They will also be playing pieces by Michael Gordon, Clint Mansell and Dan Visconti. Le Poisson Rouge is located at 158 Bleecker Street NYC. Tickets are $25.
JG Thirlwell’s Manorexia will be performing live at Le Poisson Rouge, celebrating the release of The Mesopelagic Waters on Tzadik. The show will be on April 4 2010 at 7pm and tickets are $15.00. This is the only Manorexia show scheduled for the US in 2010.
Buy advance tickets at Le Poisson Rouge’s site.
The group at the concert will consist of
JG Thirlwell – Keys / Samples / Electronics
Peter Wise – Vibraphone / Glockenspiel / percussion
David Broome – Piano / Toy Piano
Leyna Marika Papach – Violin
Elena Moon Park – Violin
Karen Waltch – Viola
Alex Waterman – Cello