BADBADNOTGOOD has been added to the line-up of the August 11 concert at the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival. The jazz and hip-hop quartet will be opening for pianist Herbie Hancock, who will be playing with his new band, which features keyboardist and saxophonist Terrace Martin, guitarist Lionel Loueke, drummer Trevor Lawrence Jr. and bassist James Genus. As previously announced, The Robert Glasper Experiment will be performing on the same date.
BADBADNOTGOOD will also be releasing their new album, IV, via Innovative Leisure on July 8. The album features contributions from such artists as saxophonist and multi-reedman Colin Stenson and singer Charlotte Day Wilson. Front-man of Baltimore synth-pop collective Future Islands Sam T. Herring is featured on the album’s first single, “Time Moves Slow.”
BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! kicked off its 2016 series with a free show from Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings on June 8. Upcoming highlights of the program include a reunion tour date of jazz rap ensemble Digable Planets on July 30 and a night in honor of David Bowie on August 10, which will open with a performance by saxophonist and Blackstar contributor Donny McCaslin and culminate with a special screening of the 1986 film Labyrinth.
For more information, go to http://www.bricartsmedia.org/events-performances/bric-celebrate-brooklyn-festival