J. Allen

Friday Aug 2, 2013
Free

VENUE
Metrotech Commons
outdoors
Downtown Brooklyn
5 MetroTech Center, Brooklyn, NY 11201
A, C, F or R Train to Jay Street Metrotech or 2, 3, 4, 5 to Borough Hall or B, Q or R to DeKalb

SHOW
8:00PMDoors Open
8:30PMLive Music by J. Allen
9:00PMFilm Begins
No refunds. In the event of rain, show will be rescheduled. Please visit www.rooftopfilms.com for rain details. Seating is first come, first served. No outside alcohol is permitted.

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Free Show

J. Allen

Official Link: http://www.jallenmusic.com/

Additional Info

J. Allen is the reclusive songwriter and founding member of Brooklyn's spacey folk outfit Meanwhiles. His latest 9 song LP, 'Wonder City' is a true 'solo' record on which he writes, plays, and sings all of the parts himself.. except for the street noise and subway rumble. He captures those 'on location' with film production microphones and portable recording equipment. In an affecting combination of sound design and intimate performance each track blends together recordings from different sonic spaces, resulting in a cinematic landscape of a song. A verse might take place on a rainy street...a chorus in a quiet bedroom. Allen has recently returned to New York from a 22 city European tour, and performances at the Canadian Music Festival in Toronto and the Reeperbahn Festival in Hamburg .

-Danielle


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Rooftop Films is a New York based non-profit whose mission is to engage diverse communities by showing independent movies in outdoor locations, producing new films, coordinating youth media education, and renting equipment at low cost to artists.

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