Patio Productions: Sxip Shirey

Fri, Oct 16 7:00pm

Patio Productions is a series of established artists who are either new to The Foundry or were scheduled to perform and postponed due to Covid-19.

A night of surprising, beautiful and fantastic sounds and music, from a world traveling composer, born out of New York City, Berlin, New Orleans, Sydney and many points in between.

Sxip Shirey is a real life circus composer having toured the world with the internationally acclaimed LIMBO. Shirey has also played exploding circus organ for the pyro-technic clowns of the Daredevil Opera Company at the Kennedy Center, industrial flutes for acrobats on mechanical jumping boots at The New Victory Theater on Broadway, Appalachian music for gypsies in Transylvania and gypsy music for Appalachians in West Virginia and has had had audiences dancing at underground parties in NYC to mutant harmonicas for 15 years. He has created choirs you walk through, THE GAUNTLET, at the Sydney Opera House and Rockefeller Center, He has been featured at TED, worked with Neil Gaiman and has released 3 solo albums.

“eclectic and original” -NPR, Fresh Air

“Sxip Shirey works in the places where noise becomes music and does things that make you realize there are no boundaries between noise and music—or not like you imagine.” — Bestselling fiction author Neil Gaiman

“Shirey is the living embodiment of the spirit of John Cage , committed to the tenets that music is play and listening to music is an active endeavor.” -The Classical Voice

In order to offer our patrons the safest and most enjoyable experience possible, social distance policies will be in effect through the 2020 season. All guests must wear their masks when out of their seats. Bar is open for table service only.

Tier 1: (Section A & B) Table Seating – $25

Tier 2: (Section C) 10ft x 10ft Plot for 4 People – $100

To purchase tickets please click through the ticket menu to select from the “Seating Map.”

Doors/Bar Open: 6PM

Berkshire Music Project aims to utilize local organizations and community input to bring diverse musical talent into Berkshire County, support and promote local talent, and fill the gaps that remain in an emerging music scene.