Together Boston Announces Second Wave of Artists
for Sixth Annual Festival
Opening night, a Saturday throwdown, and an epic homecoming are revealed.
March 9, 2015 (Boston, MA) — Together Boston, Boston’s only city-wide week-long celebration of all things Music, Art, and Technology, is thrilled to announce an additional slate of high-octane musicians and DJs to its already star-studded lineup. From May 10–17, Boston will be abuzz as the festival presents its sixth annual slate of workshops, technology demonstrations, and nighttime concerts, shining the spotlight on the city’s thriving creative economy and music scene.
Together Boston is proud to announce the following artists as part of the May festival:
Andy Stott — From Manchester, England, Andy Stott is a true scientist of sound, having released four albums via the respected Modern Love imprint. Beloved by techno purists and indie rockers alike, his most recent album was awarded an 8.4/10 rating and “Best New Music” pick from Pitchfork. Stott will make his Boston performance debut at the Together opening party. [Sun 5.10 at Middlesex Lounge]
DVS1 — Originally from Minneapolis, DVS1 is known as an unparalleled DJ talent with a record collection as massive as his skill. His bold and uncompromising nature has brought him to the heights of club culture, having recently obtained resident status in Berlin, Germany at Berghain, one of the world’s most famous and respected nightclubs. [Mon 5.11 at Middlesex Lounge]
Martyn — No stranger to Boston, Martyn hails from the port city of Rotterdam, Holland. Recently relocated to Washington, DC, he reflects the technical precision that reflects the Netherlands’ historic legacy. He’s been somewhat of a chameleon over his career, and his newest output defies simple genre categorization. [Wed 5.13 at Middlesex Lounge]
Soul Clap — The Soul Clap duo has cemented their place in Boston music history, having risen from the local club scene to become an international touring act. Most recently they were featured on BBC’s Radio 1 Residency with Skream. They’ll both headline and curate a special showcase in their beloved former home of Central Square. [Thu 5.14 at Middle East Downstairs]
Total Science — Jason Greenhalgh and Paul Smith are the duo behind Total Science. Born and bred on hip-hop, they mix and match with the best selectors and are drum and bass icons. The pair play a special showcase brought to you by Cycle. [Fri 5.15 at Good Life Boston]
Breakbeat Lou — At this year’s installment for Together Boston, Soulelujah presents Breakbeat Lou. Even among all the iconic artists announced so far, he may well be the most legendary. Lou is responsible for the Ultimate Breaks and Beats series, released on Street Beat Records from 1986 to 1991. Massive. [Sat 5.16 at Zuzu/Middle East Upstairs]
DJ Three — In the 1990s, one of New York City’s greatest clubs was Twilo. Pittsburgh’s Chris Milo, aka DJ Three, was one of the residents during the NYC club boom. Three visits Boston and will perform at a TBA location which will surely feel like a trip back in time. [Fri 5.15 at TBA]
These artists join Mano le Tough, Justin Martin, Sasha, Scuba, and Ardalan on a robust schedule. With still more artists yet to be announced, Together Boston promises to bring an array of musical legends and up and comers to clubs all over the Boston area. Limited second-tier passes are on sale now for the low price of $125, which allows access into all Together events (excluding after-hours). Passes can be purchased at https://togetherboston.com/product/second-tier-pass/.
Stay tuned over the coming weeks for more artist announcements, as well as details on this year’s partnerships, workshops, local music compilations, general ticket sale information, and more.
Together is Boston’s only city-wide week-long celebration of all things Music, Art, and Technology
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