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Tunde Adebimpe (TV on the Radio)

A Warm Weather Ghost, World Premiere/Walker Commission

“Adebimpe hasn’t lost his appreciation for the visual arts, or his drive to express himself in realms other than music.” —Stereogum Digest

Frontman and artistic ace of the eclectic indie rock band TV on the Radio, Tunde Adebimpe creates a universe of song, story, and animation. Conceived of as a hero’s narrative pushed through a psychedelic fever dream, the surreal A Warm Weather Ghost unravels and bewilders. Be captivated as a crew of guest musicians and vocalists, narration, and large-scale projected visual art and animation by Adebimpe coalesce into a magically disorienting and unforgettable happening. Featuring Money Mark, Mia Doi Todd, Aaron Steele, Sean Okaguchi, Morgan Sorne, and Tracy Wannomae.

Copresented with the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra’s Liquid Music Series and 89.3 The Current.

Related Events: Meet the Artists

  • Thursday: Meet Tunde and his ensemble at a post-show reception in the Walker’s Cityview Bar.

  • Friday: Stay after the show for a Q&A with the artists facilitated by 89.3 The Current host Jade.

About Liquid Music

The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra’s Liquid Music Series creates a space for innovative new projects, iconoclastic artists, and unique presentation formats. Liquid Music performances invite adventurous audiences to discover the new and the fascinating within the flourishing landscape of contemporary chamber music.

About the Current

The Current® from Minnesota Public Radio® brings listeners the best authentic new music alongside the music that inspired it, from local to legendary, indie to influential, new to nostalgic. A noncommercial, listener-supported radio station, the Current® has helped launch and support more than 600 Minnesota artists during its 11-year history.

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Funding

Commissioned by the Walker Art Center with support provided by the William and Nadine McGuire Commissioning Fund.

The Walker Art Center’s Music Season is sponsored by