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03/27/2024

Laurie Anderson

Laurie Anderson brings her latest show, entitled ‘Let X = X,’ to the Orpheum Theatre in Downtown Los Angeles March 27, 2024.

‘X = X’ features the enduring avant-gardist Anderson  --backed by the New York underground jazz combo Sexmob-- in a set of revisited vintage and recent songs with a grooving spirit.

The New York Times called her recent Brooklyn Academy of Music performance a “thrilling multimedia show.”  As for the music, the Times says ‘X = X’ is not “a historical recreation of past recordings; Sexmob’s sound is a beefier one than on Anderson’s albums” with Sexmob contributing inventive arrangements that never over-power the show’s impish 76-year old frontwoman.

Arguably, the U.S.’ most popular avant-garde performance artist, the two-time GRAMMY award winner Anderson has created ground-breaking works that span art, theatre, experimental music, and technology. Her recording career, launched by Big Science in 1981, includes the soundtrack to her feature film Home of the Brave, and her 2001 album Life on a String. Anderson’s live shows range from simple spoken word to elaborate multi-media stage performances. In 2002, Anderson was appointed the first artist-in-residence of NASA, culminating in her 2004 touring solo performance The End of the Moon. In 2010, a retrospective of her visuals and installation work opened in São Paulo, Brazil. Her largest exhibition to date has been shows at The Smithsonian Hirshhorn Museum of Modern Art in 2022.

Sexmob is Steven Bernstein, Briggan Krauss, Tony Scherr, Kenny Wollesen, and Doug Wieselman.

Presale tickets are available via Ticketmaster (link) this Wednesday, December 13 starting at 10:00 am pst and ending at 10:00 pm pst.  Password is MUSIC.

General onsale tickets available starting this Thursday, December 14 at 10:00 am pst.

Laurie Anderson ‘X = X’ is produced by Max Capacity Concerts in association with Rum & Humble and S2BN.

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