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Mogwai

Performing Arts

Photo courtesy Mogwai

Mogwai

with Growing

Next@Wex

This popular series introduces young indie scene music innovators in our intimate black box venues and welcomes breakout bands to larger theaters.

Thu, Mar 2, 2006 9 PM

"Ageless music, and utterly, one hundred percent essential."--Drowned in Sound

Sorry, this show is sold out--no tickets are available.

Glasgow's Mogwai stand alongside Sigur Ros and godspeed you! black emperor in the pantheon of great postrock ensembles whose cinematic crescendos are equal parts pure power and emotional depth. Sparse, otherworldly vocals are submerged in gigantic, full-volume layers of strings, guitars, piano, and percussion to dazzling epic effect. As Pitchfork succinctly put it, "Mogwai are an insanely powerful live band."

Belle and Sebastian

Belle and Sebastian headline Next@Wex Fest at the LC Outdoor Pavilion on June 14; the lineup also includes Jungle and Son Lux.

Hard to Be a God

Don't miss what Cinema Scope calls a "beautiful, brilliant…message from another time": Aleksei German's Hard to Be a God, screening Tuesday, May 26.