New Frequencies at McColl Center

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"Here, the future of art is on display."

That's what Charlotte Magazine declared when it selected New Frequencies at McColl Center as the Best New Arts Programming in Charlotte in 2016.

New Frequencies at McColl Center is dedicated to showcasing innovative and exciting performances from today’s most adventurous creators and acclaimed artists. Since 2014, we've been curating cutting-edge music, film, literature, and dance by luminaries such as musicians Frode Gjerstad, Paal Nilssen-Love, and Rob Mazurek; filmmakers Jem Cohen, Pat O'Neill, and Guy Maddin; and writers Ben Marcus, Sandra Beasley, Robert Lopez, and Samuel Ligon.

⦿ RECENT 2017 SEASON

MUSIC

Lonnie Holley
Lonnie Holley
/ Saturday, February 4, 2017

Noveller
Noveller
/ Thursday, March 2, 2017

Mary Lattimore & Mac McCaughan
Mary Lattimore & Mac McCaughan
/ Thursday, April 20, 2017

Ken Vandermark & Nate Wooley
Ken Vandermark & Nate Wooley Duo
/ Friday, May 12, 2017

LITERATURE

John Darnielle
John Darnielle
/ Thursday, March 30, 2017

 

⦿ PAST PERFORMANCES

MUSIC

Battle Trance w/ Jacob Wick / Monday, September 12, 2016

Ghost Trees Big Band w/ Josh Berman + Keefe Jackson / Friday, June 10, 2016

Trio Red Space (Tim Daisy, Mars Williams, Jeb BIshop) w/ Ghost Trees / Friday, April 22, 2016

Ben Goldberg's Invisible Guy / Tuesday Feburary 9, 2016

Erb Baker Rosaly Trio w/ Ghost Trees / Friday, October 9, 2015

Rob Mazurek’s Black Cube São Paulo w/ Ghost Trees / Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Der Wawawa w/ Ghost Trees / Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Frode Gjerstad + Paal Nilssen-Love w/ Ghost Trees / Saturday, November 15, 2014

FILM

Lewis Klahr's Sixty Six / Friday, October 14, 2016

George Kuchar: Short Films / Friday, May 20, 2016

Peter Thompson: Films / Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Stephanie Barbour's Daredevils / Friday, February 26, 2016

Jem Cohen: Short Films / Friday, December 11, 2015

Pat O’Neill: Short Films / Friday, June 12, 2015

Janie Geiser: Short Films / Friday, May 22, 2015

Guy Maddin: Short Films / Friday, March 27, 2015

LITERATURE

Robert Lopez + Samuel Ligon: Reading + Book Signing / Thursday, September 15, 2016

Sandra Beasley: Poetry Reading / Friday, June 3, 2016

Ben Marcus: Reading + Book Signing / Tuesday, April 12, 2016 (presented by Central Piedmont Community College's Sensoria Festival)

DANCE

Chance Encounters / Friday, November 18, 2016 + Saturday, November 19, 2016

Du Yufang Butoh w/ Triptych Collective / Friday, March 4, 2016 + Saturday, March 5, 2016

 

Become a sponsor of New Frequencies at McColl Center and support the most innovative and exciting performances being presented in Charlotte, North Carolina. Contact Susan Jedrzejewski at susan@mccollcenter.org or Armando Bellmas at abellmas@mccollcenter.org for more info.

 

⦿ SELECT PRESS

Attend the McColl Center’s New Frequencies Program this fall / ArtsNow NC, September 12, 2016

Guide: New Frequencies' Fall Season at McColl Center / Charlotte Magazine, September 11, 2016

New Frequencies: Edgy stuff you can get into (until it sells out) / Charlotte Observer, August 24, 2016

2016 BOB Awards: Explore! - The best of arts, culture, and entertainment / Charlotte Magazine, May 4, 2016

New Frequencies series aims for avant-garde art at reasonable prices / Charlotte Observer, January 24, 2016

Tune your ear to ‘New Frequencies’ series at McColl Center / Charlotte Observer, December 2, 2015

New Frequencies Finds a Home at McColl Center / Charlotte Viewpoint, February 27, 2015

McColl Center giving cutting edge jazz and film a new home / Charlotte Observer, Feburary 26, 2015

McColl Center Starts Music & Film Program / Charlotte Magazine, Februray 26, 2015