Hassan Khan live in concert at L’éveil du printemps Festival d’art de Toulouse, Toulouse 2014. Photo by Franck Alix (courtesy of the artist)

The Hammer Museum has announced its final lineup and schedule for ALL THE INSTRUMENTS AGREEa two-day program of back-to-back live performances by over 25 local, national, and international sound artists, music collectives, art bands, and visual artists whose practices extend into the production of sound. Hyperallergic is proud to be the media sponsor.

Taking place on September 25 and 26, ALL THE INSTRUMENTS AGREE: an exhibition or a concert is conceived as an exhibition in the form of a concert. The continuous program of performances will alternate between two outdoor stages in the Hammer courtyard.

There will be a livestream of the event, and Hyperallergic will be in attendance all weekend with updates.

Spanning a range of influences, genres, and styles, participating artists include industrial music pioneer Genesis Breyer P-Orridge; Cairo-based artist Hassan Khan, whose live-mixed multitrack work “Taraban” will be performed for the first time in the US; and GLITTERBUST, a new project by Kim Gordon and Alex Knost.

Joining the already robust lineup of artists are:

  • Martin CreedBritish artist and musician who performs regularly and has released eight studio albums
  • The Los Angeles-based band RIVOAH (Matthew Groves, Paul Macis, Analisa Rivera,  Miranda Rivera, Steven Rivera), performing songs composed for lyrics contributed by the Mexico City–based artist Abraham Cruzvillegas
  • French Vanilla, a feminist art-punk band consisting of Max Albeck, Ali Day, Sally Spitz, and Daniel Trautfield
  • Artists Tobias Spichtig and Paolo Thorsen-Nagel, who use sound and voice in expected and unexpected ways
  • Xina Xurner, a drag–noise–dance music and performance collaboration between Marvin Astorga and Young Joon Kwak

A full list of participating artists can be found at hammer.ucla.edu/instruments.

The final schedule and event details are listed below:
SAT, SEPTEMBER 26: 12–10 pm
SUN, SEPTEMBER 27: 12–10 pm
Cash bars will be available on-site throughout the day, with grab-and-go food options by Ammo 12–5 pm and food trucks 5–10 pm.

This event will be streamed live online.

Location: Courtyard
Ticketing: This drop-in program is not ticketed
Parking: Under the museum, $3 flat rate (cash only)

The event hashtag is #ALLTHEINSTRUMENTS.

Times are approximate and subject to change.


 Afternoon: 12–4 pm
French Vanilla (Max Albeck, Ali Day, Sally Spitz, Daniel Trautfield)
Waiting to Exhale (Frank Benson, Erik Frydenborg, Ernest Gibson, Matt Johnson)
Simone Forti
The LAFMS Shoe (Dennis Duck, Ace Farren Ford, Joseph Hammer, Paul McCarthy, Fredrik Nilsen, Joe Potts, Rick Potts, Tom Recchion, Vetza)
Martin Creed
Xina Xurner (Marvin Astorga, Young Joon Kwak)
Evening: 4–7 pm
Odwalla 88 (Chloe Maratta, Flannery Silva)
Tarek Atoui
LOBOTOMAXXX featuring Ron Littles (Nathan Carter, Tony Cox, Matthew Ronay)
Concert (Chris Evans, Morten Norbye Halvorsen, Benjamin Seror)
Kisk (Paul Cherwick, Tony Fernandez, Antonio Ortiz, Jon Pylypchuk)
Night: 7–10 pm
Genesis Breyer P-Orridge
Landed (Bjorn Copeland, Shawn Greenlee, Matthew Johnson, Joel Kyack, Rick Pelletier, Dan St. Jacques)
GLITTERBUST (Kim Gordon, Alex Knost)


Afternoon: 12–4 pm

Abraham Cruzvillegas / RIVOAH (Matthew Groves, Paul Macis, Analisa Rivera, Miranda Rivera, Steven Rivera)
Joseph Hammer and William Leavitt
Active Pass (Paul Kajander, HaeAhn Kwon, Mike Loncaric)
Brendan Fowler
Tobias Spichtig and Paolo Thorsen-Nagel
Penis (Samara Davis, Sophia Cleary)
Isambard Kingston Brunel (Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Shakeeb Abu Hamdan)
Evening: 4–7 pm
The Bushes (Nick Lowe, Ry Rocklen)
Rodney Graham with Paul Rigby
Net Shaker (Erik Frydenborg, Ernest Gibson)
Adam Linder with Dzang
Night: 7–10 pm
Tashweesh (Basel Abbas, Ruanne Abou-Rahme, boikutt)
The God in Hackney (Andy Cooke, Dan Fox, Ashley Marlowe, Nathaniel Mellors)
Hassan Khan
Lonnie Holley with Stevie Nistor
The final schedule can also be found at hammer.ucla.edu/instruments.

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