Tonight's seven-hour music marathon featuring the likes of Buke and Gass (pictured)
, So Percussion, NOW Ensemble, Gabriel Kahane (best known for writing songs from Craigslist ads) and more, will mark the start of the Ecstatic Music Festival and provide a taste of what's to come from now until March 28. And what is to come, exactly? Thirteen more shows of genre-bending collaborations exploring "the intersection of classical and pop music." And who is collaborating, exactly? Owen Pallet, Doveman, the Brooklyn Youth Chorus, Dan Deacon, Nico Muhly, Clogs, the Chiara String Quartet, tUnE-yArDs and over 120 others mixing and matching their art in world premiere performances. Visit ecstaticmusicfestival.com
for more more info.