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Date

September 18, 2019 7:00PM

Title

The Moon Represents My Heart Concert Series presents The Edge of Heaven featuring Gary Lucas, Feifei Yang, and Jason Candler

Description

Founded in 1980, Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) is dedicated to preserving and presenting the history, heritage, culture and diverse experiences of people of Chinese descent in the United States. The greatly expanded MOCA at 215 Centre Street will continue to be a national home for the precious narratives of diverse Chinese American communities, while striving to be a model among interactive museums.

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Tickets are $15 and include one free drink and Museum admission. Members receive complimentary tickets. Not a Member? Join today!

Dreamy 1930's Shanghai Pop-Jazz inspired by Gary Lucas’ celebrated album The Edge of Heaven: Gary Lucas Plays Mid-Century Chinese Pop, which rose to #1 on the World Music Charts. This cool new trio play an intriguing fusion of Eastern and Western musical styles mingles with new Mandarin versions of classics by Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen, and Jeff Buckley. Grammy-nominated guitar legend Gary Lucas (Captain Beefheart, Jeff Buckley) has been called “one of the best and most original guitarists in America” by Rolling Stone. Vocalist and erhu virtuoso Feifei Yang is a dual 2017 Global Music Award winner and was recently praised by Indie Nation as “an extremely talented pop star in the making." Multi-instrumentalist Jason Candler has worked closely with Gary Lucas for years and is also music director of the Hungry March Band.

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The Museum of Chinese in America

215 Centre Street New York, NY 10013
855-955-MOCA