Andrea Parkins & Iris Quartet with Ben Opie & Matt Wellins – Feb 17
WPTS and The Consortium present an experimental music show
from NYC and Germany
ANDREA PARKINS AND IRIS QUARTET
with special guests Ben Opie & Matt Wellins
Fri Feb 17 – 8 pm- all ages welcome
Lower Lounge, William Pitt Union, University of Pittsburgh
Tickets $15 at the door. $10 advance at William Pitt Union Box Office, Caliban Books, Paul’s CDs, The Exchange Squirrel Hill & Downtown, and Dave’s Music Mine.
With IRIS, New York-based improvisers Andrea Parkins (electric-accordion & laptop electronics) and Hans Tamman (guitar, electronics) collaborate with Paris-based improvisers Edward Perraud (drums and percussion) and cellist Didier Petit to create original works of structured freedoms. This tour – their premier stateside performance to follow their January 2012 recording and concert tour of Europe – is supported by the ensemble’s recent award from the French American Cultural Exchange.