Kaki King - The Neck Is A Bridge To The Body @ City Winery Chicago, Chicago [13 March]

Kaki King - The Neck Is A Bridge To The Body

20:00 - 20:01

 Facebook event page
City Winery Chicago
1200 W Randolph St, Chicago, Illinois 60607
“In her near-13-year career that’s seen six studio albums and a Golden-Globe nomination for best original score, King has earned critical acclaim for the way she combines unusual tunings, complex fingerstyle picking, and slap bass techniques to create soundscapes that range from instrumental acoustic work to high-voltage rock songs. Now, she’s using her guitar in an entirely new way: as a projection screen."
— The Atlantic

Hailed by Rolling Stone as “a genre unto herself,” composer and guitarist Kaki King is a true iconoclast. Over the past 13 years the Brooklyn-based artist has released 8 extraordinarily diverse and distinctive albums, performed with such icons as Foo Fighters, Timbaland, and The Mountain Goats, contributed to a variety of film and TV soundtracks including Golden Globe-nominated work on Sean Penn’s Into The Wild, and played to an increasingly fervent following of music lovers on innumerable world tours.

Her latest work, “The Neck Is A Bridge To The Body,” is Kaki at her visionary best: deconstructing and redefining the role of solo instrumental artist though virtuoso technique, insatiable imagination, and boundless humanity. This groundbreaking new multi-media performance uses projection mapping to present the guitar as an ontological tabula rasa in a creation myth unlike any other, where luminous visions of genesis and death, textures and skins, are cast onto her signature Ovation Adamas guitar which has been customized specifically for this production.

In addition to her own solo work, Kaki sometimes performs accompanied by NYC-based string quartet ETHEL. She has also performed at Carnegie Hall, premiering a classical piece commissioned by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer David Lang.
Only registered users may comment.
Pass a quick registration or authorization.

Upcoming events @ City Winery Chicago:

John Waite Acoustic Toure
City Winery Chicago
American Airlines First Class International Pairing Series Desti
City Winery Chicago
Rahsaan Patterson
City Winery Chicago
Deacon Blues - The All-Star Tribute to Steely Dan
City Winery Chicago
Eric Roberson
City Winery Chicago
Eric Roberson Live
City Winery Chicago
Eric Roberson Live
City Winery Chicago
Brian McKnight
City Winery Chicago
Joan Armatrading - City Winery Chicago Run - 6.9,10,12,13 & 14
City Winery Chicago
An Evening with Greg Laswell
City Winery Chicago
Chicago: Hip Hop Yoga Warriors & Mimosas
City Winery Chicago
Chicago: Hip Hop Yoga Warriors & Mimosas
City Winery Chicago
Mac McAnally returns to City Winery
City Winery Chicago
Roger Clyne Solo - Chicago, IL
City Winery Chicago
City Winery Chicago: Ian Maksin & Guitarra Azul "Desert Flower"
City Winery Chicago
Jump, Little Children "Album Release Party" - Chicago, IL
City Winery Chicago

The most anticipated events in Chicago :

Chicago Food Truck Festival (Summer Festival)
1600 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60616-1218, United States
40% Off Dinner Cruises thru May 31st!
Navy Pier
Chicago Oddities & Curiosities Expo
Odeum Sports & Expo Center
Illinois Dispensary Training - Chicago area - June 2nd
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago Wood Dale - Elk Grove
Wine Crawl Chicago Summer Rooftops and Terraces Crawl
House of Blues Chicago
Post Malone
Huntington Bank Pavilion
Kendrick Lamar, SZA & Schoolboy Q - Tinley Park, IL
Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre Chicago
Aubrey & The Three Migos Tour
United Center
Journey & Def Leppard at Wrigley Field
Wrigley Field
The most popular events in your news feed!