Upcoming Events

Tue, 27 Sep 2016, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Tune into Afternoon New Music at 3 PM today to hear an exclusive performance and an interview with Momenta Quartet, a NYC based string quartet. The quartet will perform Dutilleux's "Ainsi La Nuit" and Christopher Stark's "Winter Music". This will air a day before Momenta Festival II, the quartet's annual, democratically-curated, four part series, taking place at Tenri, NYC through September 28 and October 2.

The Momenta Quartet...

Sun, 9 Oct 2016, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

In honor of its 75th anniversary, WKCR-FM presents a concert featuring two incredible performances by free jazz bassist Henry Grimes and the George Coleman quartet, including George Coleman on tenor sax, George Coleman, Jr. on drums, Rick Germanson on piano, and John Webber on bass. They will help...

Recent Events

Mon, 26 Sep 2016, 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Saxophonist Abraham Mennen and bassist Brandon Lopez will perform a live set on Afternoon New Music at 5:00 PM.

Abraham Mennen will be performing this Thursday, September 29th,  at 8:00 PM at Manhattan Inn, Williamsburg. He will be joined by Daniel Carter on winds, Luke Stewart on bass and Dan Kurfirst on drums and percussion.

Gold medallist at the 2011 ATKV-Muziq national

Mon, 26 Sep 2016, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Tune in to Afternoon New Music this Monday, September 26h, at 4:00 PM for an exclusive interview and live set with drummer and composer Ches Smith in anticipation of his The Stone residency taking place September 27 to October 2. The hour-long program will feature Smith playing a solo set in-studio at WKCR on vibraphones and electronics, as well as an interview where he will discuss the details of his The Stone residency.

Mon, 26 Sep 2016, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Tune in to hear an exclusive in-studio interview with Marina Rosenfeld starting at 3:0 PM. She will be performing with the great Morton Subotnick at 8:00 PM on Tuesday, September 27th at ISSUE Project Room.

 Pioneering experimental composer Morton Subotnick premieres a new collaboration with Berlin-based video artist, Lillevan. Their light and sound duet combines analog recordings, electronic patches, and live