Events kick f October 10th, 11th and 13th
The Velvet Underground Experience, an intriguing new multimedia artwork and music exhibition spotlighting the enduring band’s early NYC roots and opening in New York City on October 10th, has introduced three unique new occasions to kick-f the exhibition’s opening week. The first exhibition devoted to the Velvet Underground, The Velvet Underground Experience will host a Q&A with co-founder John Cale on October 11th, a walk-and-talk with world famend French designer Matali Crasset on October 10th and a particular live performance by The Feelies on October 13th.
As co-founder The Velvet Underground, legendary musician John Cale will take part in a particular moderated Q&A on Thursday, October 11th at 5 pm ET on the exhibition house. Seating is restricted and might be first come first served day occasion. During the Q&A, followers will be capable to hear from Cale concerning the indelible impression the band had on the music scene within the 1960’s, his relationship with Lou Reed, the band’s lasting legacy and what it means to carry The Velvet Underground Experience to New York. At the tip the Q&A, the moderator will open up the ground for questions from the viewers.
On Saturday, October 13th, veteran indie rock band The Feelies will play a tribute live performance performing some The Velvet Undergrounds most iconic songs. The live performance will happen throughout the river on the White Eagle Hall in Newark, New Jersey. Doors open at eight pm ET with the band taking the stage at 9 pm. Tickets for the October 13th present might be bought Ticket Fly.
“They had been with out precedent, as they had been timeless. They actually had a multi-faceted affect on the band, from their sparse, minimalist preparations and repetition, to their drumming and guitar interaction,” states Bill Million, co-founder/ rhythm guitarist The Feelies. “Perhaps a very powerful although, is the ever enduring, early bond we fashioned over the love this band.”
The Feelies’ vocalist/guitarist Glenn Mercer provides,”The Velvet Underground had been a touchstone for Bill and I after we first began enjoying collectively, so we have now a deep connection to their music. They had been inspiring on many ranges as a result of their music coated many various types. It was actually a particular honor to get the chance to really play Velvet Underground songs with Lou on a number of events and to let him know the way deeply the music touched me.”
To round-out the week, on Wednesday October 10th at 5 pm ET, the revolutionary French industrial designer Matali Crasset will host a particular walk-and-talk by way of The Velvet Underground Experience the place she’s going to share her inspiration for the inside design the exhibition and the way she infused the band’s affect and spirit into the house – attendance house might be restricted.
The Velvet Underground Experience is co-presented by Bandsintown and Citi.