MoMA PS1 Announces Warm Up 2016 Performers

Warm Up 2016
MoMA PS1 Courtyard
Saturdays, June 11–August 27, 2016
3:00–9:00 p.m.; doors open at noon

Tuesday, May 17, 2016, New York—MoMA PS1 presents Warm Up 2016, beginning June 11 and taking place every Saturday through August 27. A New York summer staple now in its 19th year, Warm Up, MoMA PS1’s highly anticipated outdoor music series, continues its tradition of introducing audiences to the best in experimental music, sound, and DJs—both local and international—across a range of genres.

Warm Up supports both established and emerging artists by creating a platform that allows for experimentation and provides a space for collaboration, new material, and side projects. Warm Up is held in MoMA PS1’s courtyard, which this year will feature an installation by Mexico City-based architecture firm Escobedo Solíz Studio, the winning design of the 17th annual Young Architects Program (YAP). M. Wells Dinette will be open for cocktails and will be serving grab-and-go summer fare in the courtyard for Warm Up Saturdays.

The series is programmed by a curatorial committee selected by the museum to represent a wide spectrum of expertise and experience in music, sound, and the performing arts, resulting in a unique lineup of artists that explore, interpret, and combine genres. Warm Up is organized by Taja Cheek, Curatorial Assistant; Rosey Selig-Addiss, Associate Producer; Lucy Lie, Production Coordinator. The Warm Up 2016 curatorial committee includes Dean Bein, True Panther Sounds; Jace Clayton, DJ /rupture; Jonathan Galkin, DFA Records; Eliza Ryan; Brandon Stosuy, Pitchfork; Imogene Strauss, Cool Managers; Matt Werth, RVNG Intl.

Warm Up will feature rotating stage environments by young, emerging design talent —including Anous and Arnold, Mimi Bai, Bittertang, CONFETTISYSTEM, Nitemind, Sit and Read and Justin Sloane.

Special thanks to the Ace Hotel New York.


DJ Premier / New York, NY
Flava D / Butterz / London, UK
Deantoni Parks (LIVE) / Leaving Records / Los Angeles, CA
Fatima Yamaha / Magnetron Music + Dekmantel / Amsterdam, Netherlands
London O’Connor (LIVE) / San Marcos, California
BEARCAT / Discwoman / Brooklyn, NY

Danny Krivit / 718 Sessions + Body & Soul / New York, NY
Honey Soundsystem / Honey Soundsystem / San Francisco, CA
Nancy Whang / DFA Records / Brooklyn, NY
Kenton Slash Demon / Future Classics / Copenhagen, Denmark
Guiddo / Beats In Space + Luv Shack / Warsaw, Poland + Shenzhen, China

DJ Drama / Philadelphia, PA
D.R.A.M. (LIVE) / Island, Atlantic Records / Hampton, VA
DJ Burn One / The Five Points Bakery / Atlanta, GA
Ya Boy Big Choo & Da Crew / GameOva Music / New Orleans, LA

Theo Parrish / Sound Signature / Detroit, MI
DJ STINGRAY / 313 / Detroit, MI
Lena Willikens / Cómeme + Salon Des Amateurs / Cologne, Germany
Kiki Kudo / Zero Balance / Tokyo, Japan

Brodinski / Bromance / Paris, France
Louisahhh / Bromance / Paris, France
Juliana Huxtable / House of LaDosha / New York, NY
Celestial Trax feat Roosevelt Rozay Labeija / Rinse + PTP / New York, NY

+Live Act To Be Announced

Skream / Tempa / Croydon, UK
DBM (Deadboy + Murlo) / Mixpak + Local Action / London, UK
AJ Tracey (LIVE) / London, UK
Nina Las Vegas / NLV / Sydney, Australia
Eartheater / Hausu Mountain / Queens, NY

Branko / Enchufada + RBMA / Lisbon, Portugal
MC Bin Laden (LIVE) / KL Produtora / São Paulo, Brazil
Kamaiyah (LIVE) / Oakland, CA
Maluca Mala (LIVE) / New York, NY
Milka La Mas Dura (LIVE) / Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
IMAABS / N.A.A.F.I / Santiago, Chile
Endgame / Bala Club + PTP / London, UK

Maya Jane Coles / I/AM/ME / London, UK
Jay Daniel / Wild Oats + Watusi High / Detroit, MI
Joey Anderson / Inimeg + Dekmantel / Jersey City, NJ
Palmbomen II / NON Records + Beats in Space Records + 1080p / Los Angeles, CA
Ohal / Styles Upon Styles / Brooklyn, NY

Swizzymack / Mad Decent / Philadelphia, PA
TT The Artist (LIVE) / Baltimore, MD
DJ Class / Baltimore, MD
DJ Tameil / Brick Bandits + Unruly Records / Newark, NJ
DJ Jayhood / Badink Entertainment / Newark, NJ

+Live Act To Be Announced

Special Request / XL Recordings / London, UK
Doc Scott / 31 Records + Metalheadz / Coventry, UK
Mumdance b2b Logos / XL Recordings + Different Circles / London, UK
SADAF / Hoss Records / New York, NY
SHYBOI / Discwoman + KUNQ / Brooklyn, NY

Joy Orbison + Ben UFO / Hinge Finger + Hessle Audio / London, UK
Hot Chip (DJ Set) / Domino / UK
Marcus Marr / DFA Records / London, UK
Powell, Russell Haswell, Not Waving, Jaime Williams / Diagonal + XL Recordings / London, UK

DJ Paypal / Teklife + Brainfeeder + LuckyMe / Berlin, Germany
Elysia Crampton / Break World / Sacramento, CA + Bolivia
Ash Koosha / Ninja Tune / London, UK

+ Plus Artists to be Announced!

* Additional artists will be announced throughout the summer’s program


$22 in advance, $25 day-of

Children ages 6 and older must have a ticket for entrance.
Become a MoMA PS1 Plus Member and enjoy discounted Warm Up tickets and other benefits.

Long Island City Residents with proof of residency in ZIP codes 11101–11109 receive one free ticket on a first-come, first-served basis, pending availability. Please note that a limited number of tickets are set aside for Long Island City Residents per Warm Up. Guests of LIC residents must purchase tickets.


Lineup is subject to change.

As Warm Up is a special event, MoMA PS1’s regular admission policy does not apply. Gallery access may be limited during Warm Up hours. Galleries open to the public may otherwise close. Warm Up is an outdoor event and takes place rain or shine.

There are no Group Visits or Tours on Warm Up Saturdays.

The following categories do not receive free admission to Warm Up: MoMA members, MoMA Corporate Members, MoMA Corporate Student Members, MoMA admission ticket holders, MoMA Annual Pass holders, staff of other museums, and members of the press who have not been authorized in advance.

Entry and re-entry are not permitted after 8:40 PM.

Outside food and alcohol are not permitted.

M. Wells Dinette is open for cocktails and grab-and-go food items from Noon–9 PMduring Warm Up Saturdays. Event admission is required for entry.

Mandatory bag check occurs upon entry. MoMA PS1 reserves the right to decide what can be brought onto the premises.


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