Upcoming Events

Friday, April 26
8:00pm

Desertion Trio / CUP

Record Release Celebration

Please join us for the release celebration of Philadelphia guitarist Nick Millevoi’s raucous Desertion Trio’s new record, “Twilight Time,” (joined by special guests Ron Stabinsky and Jamie Branch), and the Philadelphia debut of CUP, the husband-and-wife duo of electrifying guitarist (and ANW favorite) Nels Cline and multi-instrumentalist Yuka C. Honda of Cibo Matto.

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Thursday, June 13
8:00pm

Sun Ra Arkestra / Sounds of Liberation

Marshall Allen 95th Birthday Celebration

The Sun Ra Arkestra has been hailed as one of the greatest big bands of all time, and their maestro Marshall Allen will be celebrating his 95th birthday this year! In celebration, Ars Nova Workshop is presenting the Arkestra on a double-bill with another legendary Philadelphia collective, Sounds of Liberation.

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Tuesday, June 18
7:00pm

Jennifer Walshe / Lary 7’s “Owl Movie”

Dreamweapons: A Musical Afterlife of Tony Conrad

Please join Ars Nova Workshop and the Institute of Contemporary Art for Dreamweapons, a series of performances celebrating the multivalent influences of Tony Conrad. It kicks off with a double-bill featuring the Philadelphia debut of Jennifer Walshe and a screening of Lary 7’s Owl Movie.

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Thursday, June 27
8:00pm

HEVM

Dreamweapons: A Musical Afterlife of Tony Conrad

Please join Ars Nova Workshop and the Institute of Contemporary Art for Dreamweapons, a series of performances celebrating the multivalent influences of Tony Conrad. Tonight features the Philadelphia premiere of HEVM, the trio of MV Carbon, Eve Essex, and Hunter Hunt-Hendrix.

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Saturday, July 13
8:00pm

Charlemagne Palestine

Dreamweapons: A Musical Afterlife of Tony Conrad

As part of Dreamweapons, Ars Nova and the ICA’s series of performances celebrating the multivalent influences of Tony Conrad, Charlemagne Palestine performs on the organ at St. Mary’s Church.

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Sunday, July 21
3:00pm

Michael Morley’s Music for The Never Quartet

Dreamweapons: A Musical Afterlife of Tony Conrad

Please join Ars Nova Workshop and the Institute of Contemporary Art for Dreamweapons, a series of performances celebrating the multivalent influences of Tony Conrad. The final performance in this series features The Dead C’s Michael Morley and his Music for the Never Quartet.

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From The Archive

With over 18 years of ambitious jazz and contemporary music activities, Ars Nova Workshop’s archive of past events is extensive. Stay tuned as we update our website archives and bring them online.