the stone presents stonefest at the new school

StoneFest will be presented from Sunday-Tuesday, December 17-19, 2017

A performance in the Tishman Auditorium at The New School

December 1, 2017 - The Stone at The New School serves as an artist-centric home and community for experimental and avant-garde artists, where they can perform what they want without any interference. With concerts every Friday and Saturday evening, The Stone at The New School continues the tradition of the landmark non-profit performance space founded in 2005 by Artistic Director John Zorn, within a greatly improved space. 

The Stone will close out 2017 at The New School with STONEFEST! The three-day concert series will take place in the Tishman Auditorium at 63 5th Avenue.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 17 at 7pm 
7pm - JAY CAMPBELL SOLO
Jay Campbell, cello

8pm - MARY HALVORSON QUARTET
Mary Halvorson, guitar
Miles Okazaki, guitar
Drew Gress, bass
Tomas Fujiwara, drums

9pm - CRAIG TABORN
Craig Taborn, piano

10pm - SHARDIK
Matt Hollenberg, guitar
Nick Shellenberger, bass
Matt Buckley, drums

MONDAY, DECEMBER 18 at 7pm
7pm - JACK QUARTET
Chris Otto, violin
Austin Wulliman, violin
John Pickford Richards, viola
Jay Campbell, cello

8pm - SPECIAL GUEST SOLO GUITARIST
surprise super-star guitarist 

9pm - KRIS DAVIS TRIO
Kris Davis, piano
Eric Revis, bass
Johnathan Blake, drums

10pm - COBRA
Ches Smith, vibes
Ikue Mori, electronics
Eyal Maoz, guitar
Craig Taborn, piano
Taylor Levine, guitar
Kenny Grohowski, drums
Simon Hanes, bass
Matt Hollenberg, guitar
Brian Marsella, keyboards
Tim Keiper, drums
Jay Campbell, cello
Michael Nicolas, cello
John Zorn, prompter

TUESDAY DECEMBER 19 at 7pm
7pm - VICKY CHOW
Vicky Chow, piano

8pm - MILFORD GRAVES with BILL LASWELL and JOHN ZORN
Milford Graves, drums
Bill Laswell, bass
John Zorn, sax

9pm - PETER EVANS
Peter Evans, trumpet

10pm - UNNATURAL WAYS featuring Ava Mendoza
Ava Mendoza guitar, voice
Tim Dahl, bass
Sam Ospovat, drums

Produced by The Stone at The New School and The College of Performing Arts

Members of the press must RSVP with Will Wilbur

 

Founded in 1919, The New School was born out of principles of academic freedom, tolerance, and experimentation. Committed to social engagement, The New School today remains in the vanguard of innovation in higher education, with more than 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students challenging the status quo in design and the social sciences, liberal arts, management, the arts, and media. The New School welcomes thousands of adult learners annually for continuing education courses and calendar of lectures, screenings, readings, and concerts. Through its online learning portals, research institutes, and international partnerships, The New School maintains a global presence.

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Media Contacts:

Will Wilbur,
The New School
212-229-5667 x 3990
wilburw@newschool.edu

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