What’s your FUTURE FOLK name?

wild Up is the go anywhere, play anything music collective led by Artistic Director/Conductor Christopher Rountree.

With FUTURE FOLK wild Up creates a communal concert of sound/noise/experience that celebrates old-world ways of living in the modern era. wild Up and the audience will explore the music from: Ancient India, modern California, post-war New York, and from American composers that envision a future form of music rooted in folk ethos. What does FUTURE FOLK mean to you?


what's your FUTURE FOLK name? YOUR BIRTH MONTH JAN: Wicker FEB: Shaggs MAR: Green Grass APRIL: Fruit Pie MAY: Nico JUNE: Velvet JULY: Julius AUG: Moondog SEP: Dew OCT: Yoko NOV: Waters DEC: Maple FIRST LETTER OF YOUR NAME A: Consciousness B: Fruit Baskets C: Utopia D: Pianists E: Kisses F: Japanese Design G: Hot Dogs H: Cats I: Vlogging J: Americana K: Baseball L: Red Brick Street M: Dogs N: Banjos O: Shakers P: Free Art Q: Blood Rituals R: Red Brick Streets S: Sleeping In T: Sycamore U: Sundays with Dad V: Flexus W: Live Oak X: Nitsch Y: Sandback Z: Us

FUTURE FOLK isyou, us, dogs, richard serra, all of us, consciousness, fruit baskets, wicker, sexless Shakers, utopianists, pianists, free art, green grass, julius eastman, fruit pie, kisses, james tenney, old maple, banjos, nico, sycamore, hermann nitsch, red brick streets, live oak, blood rituals, moondog, dew, baseball, hot dogs, sundays with dad, john waters, cats, fred sandback, japanese design, vlogging, yoko ono, fluxus, sleeping in, americana. . . .

Experience wild Up’s FUTURE FOLK live at Purdue University on February 8. 


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