Thursday, December 20, 2007

Bob Mould to perform at Walt Disney Concert Hall

The revered Bob Mould will perform on January 8th at the Walt Disney Concert Hall. The show, “Songs of the City,” is part of the Concrete Frequency series, described as “a multi-disciplinary series of events designed to examine and celebrate the elements that define a city, and how they are affected by, and reflected in, music.”

Mould, the genius behind seminal post-punk outfit Husker Du as well as the guiding force behind 90’s alternative-rock heavyweights Sugar, will perform songs off his upcoming Anti- Records debut District Line, called a “collection of songs [that] neatly summates the range of Mould’s considerable abilities” by Filter Magazine.

Also sharing the stage with Mould that evening will be luminous actress and musician Zooey Deschanel, the renowned John Doe, Sean Lennon, members of such indie superstar groups as TV on the Radio, Grizzly Bear and Belle and Sebastian, and many others.

The two-week series is designed to explore the influence that the concept of “the city” has on artistic works and visa versa. Through orchestral programs (conducted by David Robertson, the music director of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and the Principal Guest Conductor of the BBC Symphony Orchestra) film, discussion, dance and contemporary music, the program examines the intersection of

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