Fennesz (live) w/ Britton Powell
10 Years of U Hall: U Street Music Hall's 10-Year Anniversary Week

Fennesz

Britton Powell

$20.00 - $25.00
Ages 18+
*** $25 day of show. This is a seated event. ***

Fennesz

Fennesz uses guitar and computer to create shimmering, swirling electronic sound of enormous range and complex musicality. "Imagine the electric guitar severed from cliché and all of its physical limitations, shaping a bold new musical language." - (City Newspaper, USA). His lush and luminant compositions are anything but sterile computer experiments. They resemble sensitive, telescopic recordings of rainforest insect life or natural atmospheric occurrences, an inherent naturalism permeating each piece.

Christian Fennesz is published by Touch Music. He lives and works in Vienna.

Britton Powell

Britton Powell is a composer and performer based in Brooklyn, NY. His works have been commissioned for performance at Centre Pompidou (Paris), Guggenheim House (Japan), Ultima Festival (Norway), Issue Project Room (NYC), Unsound Festival (Poland), Time Zones Festival (Italy), Today's Art (Netherlands), and The Barbican Center (London). He has participated in several collaborations with artists such as Jon Hassell, Matmos, Marshall Allen, Jon Gibson, Krakow Sinfonietta, John Also Bennett, Leo Svirsky, Lucy Railton, and many others.

He also curates the Catch Wave Ltd. record label.

Venue Information:
U Street Music Hall
1115A U St NW
Washington, DC, 20009