Lincoln Center Announces Out of Doors Festival 2011 Schedule
The schedule for this summer's Lincoln Center Out of Doors festival, which runs from July 27 to August 14, was announced today by Bill Bragin, Lincoln Center's Director of Public Programming. More than 100 free performances will take place across the plazas of Lincoln Center in the latest edition of one of the country's longest-running, free, outdoor festivals. More than ten premieres and debuts highlight the three weeks, which have a strong streak of soul, funk and R&B running through them, with generous helpings of jazz, gospel, world, American roots and new music, star turns by giants of their genres-Mavis Staples, Malkit Singh, Laurie Anderson, Tan Dun-and great contemporary dance.
Lincoln Center Out of Doors 2011 is sponsored by Bloomberg and PepsiCo.
ANNOUNCING LINCOLN CENTER OUT OF DOORS 41st SEASON
MORE THAN 100 FREE PERFORMANCES TO FILL THE PLAZAS OF
LINCOLN CENTER JULY 27-AUGUST 14, 2011
OPENING NIGHT FEATURES U.S. PREMIERE OF FOLK/ROCK TROUBADOUR BILLY BRAGG'S
THE BIG BUSK AND WORLD PREMIERE OF SITE-SPECIFIC DANCE, WATER, BY EIKO & KOMA
SHE'S GOT THE POWER! WITH Lesley Gore, LALA BROOKS OF THE CRYSTALS, Maxine Brown, Members of a Dozen Girl Groups, and A Tribute to Songwriter Ellie Greenwich
presented in Collaboration with The Ponderosa Stomp (7/30)
Mavis Staples (7/31); MALKIT SINGH (8/4); GRUPO FOLKLORICO Y EXPERIMENTAL NUEVAYORQUIÑO (8/6); Laurie Anderson (8/10); Tan Dun (8/12); MARTY STUART (8/13)
Premieres and Debuts Including:
Dance/Music Collaborations: Burnt Sugar / Danz and Don Byron (7/29); Trey McIntyre Project (TMP) and Preservation Hall Jazz Band (8/3); David Dorfman Dance with The Family Stone (8/11)
Flamenco Guitarist/Producer Javier Limón's Mujeres de Agua featuring Buika and others (8/5)
Steve Cropper's Tribute to The "5" Royales with Bettye Lavette, David Hood, more (8/14)