7:30pm — Stephanie Blythe
Opera diva Stephanie Blythe brings to stage “the bearded guise of the grandiose but charming tenorissimo” (Opera News) Blythely Oratonio—her drag persona—a continuation of her collaboration with director John Jarboe (founder and artistic director, Bearded Ladies Cabaret), in a magnificent, musical mash-up of disco, rock, and opera.
8:15pm — Arooj Aftab with Vijay Iyer & Shahzad Ismaily
Following their success at Joe’s Pub and The Kitchen, the trio expands their work for the Festival, a 30-minute improvised journey that blends jazz, indie rock, and Sufi minimalism.
9:20pm — Erin Gee
Featuring her legendary Mouthpieces, Gee presents two solo works (with her brother and frequent collaborator Colin Gee, movement and visual artist) and a work with Argento Ensemble.