Gamelan Dharma Swara

Thursday, April 20, 2017


Knockdown Center is pleased to host Gamelan Dharma Swara as they receive, unpack, and perform for the very first time their new set of gamelan instruments from Bali. Over two decades New York City’sGamelan Dharma Swara has built an international reputation as one of the country’s most accomplished and innovative ensembles—tackling a diverse and daring repertoire of both classical Balinese …


Man Forever w/ CCDS + Collapsible Shoulder

Sunday, April 23, 2017


Man Forever Man Forever is an exploratory percussion project helmed by John Colpitts (aka Kid Millions), one of New York’s most versatile and critically lauded collaborators and a founding member of Oneida. https://johncolpitts.bandcamp.com/   CCDS From St. Louis – Two Drummers, two drum sets. SciFi and Horror blasts. https://ccdsdeathsquad.bandcamp.com/releases   Collapsible Shoulder Collapsible Shoulder’s music is drawn from its members’ years …

Tony Conrad performing at the Knitting Factory in NYC on April 28, 1994.
Tony Conrad performing at the Knitting Factory in NYC on April 28, 1994.

Tony Conrad Tribute w/ David Grubbs/ Eli Keszler, Das Audit, Mary Jordan, and Special Guest

Saturday, April 8, 2017


We are pleased to announce a series of events celebrating the legacy and spirit of avant-garde musician, filmmaker, and artist Tony Conrad (1940–2016). Planned by friends, family, curators, and collaborators, the events include concerts and screenings at venues such as The Kitchen, Anthology Film Archives, and ISSUE Project Room, centering on a memorial the afternoon of Saturday, April 8, at …