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Mason Bates's KC Jukebox: Thievery Corporation

Monday, May 15, 2017

Mason Bates's KC Jukebox Mashups Special Concerts

This D.C.-based duo performs its own bossa nova-inspired music plus new arrangements from today's leading young composers. Composer-in-Residence Mason Bates kicks off the evening with an instrumental/electronica work.


$29 - $59

Run Time

Approx. 1 hour


Internationally renowned and locally adored, this D.C.-based duo's innovative integration of world music with electronica has pushed boundaries and influenced composers for the past two decades. For this extraordinary concert, they perform music from their diverse catalogue, including music highlighting their bossa nova influences, as well as brand-new arrangements commissioned from today's leading young classical composers. Mason himself joins them to kick off the evening with his instrumental/electronica work The Rise of Exotic Computing. DJ Justin Reed (Mercury Soul, Freakeasy/ illmesaures Chicago) and DJ Striz (Freakeasy/ illmeasures Chicago) will open each performance.

Performance Timing: Approximately 1 hour, with no intermission.
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