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Sonic Youth's Lee Ranaldo's new album 'Last Night On Earth' is out Oct. 8.

Sonic Youth's Lee Ranaldo (Leah Singer/Courtesy of the artist)

New Sounds Presents 2017 New York Guitar Festival

Thursday, June 8, 2017

7:00 PM

Building on last year’s sold-out event, the New York Guitar Festival and WNYC’s New Sounds present a four-week series that features a diverse cast of guitar slingers performing newly commissioned works and special collaborations. 

The festival will take over The Greene Space stage every Thursday evening, from May 18 to June 8, featuring multiple short sets and onstage interviews hosts by New Sounds' John Schaefer.

The series wraps with an evening of performances by Lee Ranaldo of Sonic Youth, singer-songwriter Steve Gunn and Grammy Award-winning folk artist Dom Flemons.


→ Video Webcast

You can also watch a live vide stream here at 7pm


→ See full series schedule