Friday, June 29, 2018

THE SUN RA ARKESTRA PERFORMS AT THE BMA SATURDAY, JULY 7

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BMA Jazz Odyssey Concert with The Sun Ra Arkestra

WHEN: Saturday, July 7, at 7 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.) Ticket includes evening access to Odyssey: Jack Whitten Sculpture exhibition from 57 p.m.
WHERE:
The Baltimore Museum of Art, 10 Art Museum Drive at North Charles &
31st Streets, Baltimore
ADMISSION: A limited number of tickets are still available for purchase online or at the BMA Box Office.
If the skies are clear and the heat index is mild, the BMA will release more than 150 tickets at 1 p.m. for outdoor seating. Please call the BMA Box Office at 443-573-1701 for details on the day of the event.
In the event of inclement weather, concerts are held in the BMA Meyerhoff Auditorium.
Call 443-573-1701 after 1 p.m. for updates. Outdoor Jazz + Dinner reservations must be changed to indoor seating or rescheduled by calling Gertrude’s at 410-889-3399. No refunds or exchanges.

Founded by legendary experimental jazz pioneer, Sun Ra, the Arkestra now performs under the direction of long-time band member Marshall Allen. Their outer space-inspired music has been heard at the Melbourne International Jazz Festival, NYC Winter Jazzfest, Lincoln Center, and The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

General admission to the BMA is free. Special events and exhibitions may be ticketed. The BMA is open Wednesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. The museum is closed Monday, Tuesday, New Year’s Day, July 4, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. For general museum information, call 443-573-1700 or visit artbma.org.