22-25 Jackson Ave. at 46th Ave.
Sunday, March 26, free with museum admission (VW Dome performances and other events $15), 12 noon - 6:00 pm
Last June, one of the city’s best record stores, Other Music, closed after twenty-one years. Fortunately, the company still exists online, and now it’s teaming up with MoMA PS1 in Queens to present the Sunday Sessions program “Come Together: Music Festival and Label Market.” On March 26, more than five dozen record labels will be on hand, selling music, special limited editions, and other merch. In addition, there will be live performances by Black Quantum Futurism, Matana Roberts, GENG, Hisham Akira Bharoocha, Brian Chase, Ryan Sawyer, Robert AA Lowe, and Greta Kline, a.k.a. Frankie Cosmos; a “DIY in NYC” panel discussion with Ric Leichtung, Matt Conboy, Arianna Gil, Salome Asega and Angelina Dreem, Eamon Harkin, Frankie Hutchinson and Christine McCharen-Tran, Douglas Sherman, Esneider Arevalo, and moderator Eli Dvorkin and a “Radio Now” panel with Brian Turner, Aaron Bondaroff, Deanna Nairns, Jordan Rothlein, Francois Vaxelaire, and moderator Delphine Blue; workshops led by Rvng Intl., PTP fka Purple Tape Pedigree, Luaka Bop, and Sufragette City; the New York City premiere of Brett Whitcomb’s A Life in Waves documentary about Suzanne Ciani; and a communal record-listening space highlighted by Ghostly International and Snarkitecture’s debut collaboration, The Last Crates. Among the labels participating in the fair are 4AD, Bar/None, Captured Tracks, Cantaloupe Music, DFA, Daptone, Fat Possum, Matador, Merge, Mute, New Amsterdam, Ninja Tune, Northern Spy, Rough Trade, Sacred Bones, Third Man, and Thrill Jockey. Entry to the fair is free with museum admission; an additional $15 ticket is necessary to attend the events in the VW Dome.