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Photo © Iwao Yamazaki
with Six Organs of Admittance
Sat, Sep 25, 2004 9 PM
"One of the most formidable (and important) rock bands I know...a rollicking masterwork."—Pitchfork.

Since their inception in Tokyo in 1984, Ghost have built a reputation for beautifully sprawling music that combines theremin, hurdy gurdy, guitars, oscillators, lute, exotic percussion, and horns, among many other instruments. The freewheeling ensemble (who record in caves, ruins, and churches) create a crystalline psych-folk sound that suddenly shifts with the rolling thunder of electric guitars. Their most recent Drag City release, Hypnotic Underworld, lives up to its title. Check out our web site for an update on the opening acts.

Centered around guitarist Ben Chasny, Six Organs of Admittance open the show with a set of evocative instrumental excursions that Pitchfork calls "a kaledoscopic hallucinatory experience."

support credits

Music season presented by National City.

Major support for the performing arts season provided by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.

Additional season support provided by the Ohio Arts Council and the Corporate Annual Fund of the Wexner Center Foundation.


Open September 17, 2016.
Information Desk
9 AM - 6 PM
8 AM - 4 PM
Wexner Center Store
10 AM - 6 PM
Josef Albers, Leaf Study IX, c. 1940Leaves on paper28 x 24 ¾ inches© The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation/ Artists Rights Society New YorkPhoto: Tim Nighswander/Imaging 4 Art

Leap Before You Look: Black Mountain College 1933–1957
opens September 17, 2016.

Join us for the Fall Exhibition Preview on September 16.