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Barbican Centre

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June 2018
£ 10 - £ 60

A 24-Decade History of Popular Music: The First Act

June 28 | 7:30 pm - August 30 | 9:00 pm

Fabulous and fearless, Taylor Mac reframes the social history of America through three decades of song in this no-holds-barred extravaganza of music, art, activism and hugely entertaining mass ritual. Joined onstage by a 24-piece orchestra and a host of local special guests, New York’s Mac has created a Pulitzer Prize-nominated, once-in-a-lifetime, immersive performance experience in a quest to chronicle how communities grow stronger as they are being torn apart. Charting the years 1776–1806, Mac asks the audience to conspire with him to…

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