No Longer Showing.
The X-Patsys is a musical project started in 1998 by three close friends: actress Barbara Sukowa and artists Robert Longo and Jon Kessler. Kessler had a dream in which he saw Sukowa dressed as a country-western singer belting out legendary Patsy Cline songs. He told his vision to Sukowa and Longo, and together they used it as inspiration to form a band. The X-Patsys initially performed Patsy Cline songs, transforming them into a new sound that was dark, moody, and dramatic. Now the founding members are joined by the extraordinary musicians Anthony Coleman, Knox Chandler, Jonathan Kane, and Ernie Brooks. Rhys Chatham opens with his legendary Guitar Trio.
Co-presented with Issue Project Room on the occasion of the organization’s Tenth Anniversary.
Music programs at The Kitchen are made possible with support from The Amphion Foundation, Inc., Mary Flagler Cary Charitable Trust, The Aaron Copland Fund for Music, The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, and with public funds from New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
The X-Patsys during Performa 09. Photo by Paula Court.
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