Pitchfork Music Festival
Natural Information Society
Friday July 20, 2018 
Tix


Natural Information Society
Spring 2018 Shows & Europe Tour

18 March - Hideout, Chicago, w/ Tashi Dorji, Tyler Damon, & Liberty
27th March - Blow Out Series, Oslo
28th March - Folkteatern, Gotemborg
29th March - Inkonst, Malmo
30th March - Cortisone Festival, Ghent
31st March - MK Gallery, Milton Keynes
2nd April - Oslo, London
3 April - Cologne, Statgarten
4th April - Bim Huis, Amsterdam
5th April - Brdcst Festival, Brussels
6th April - Rewire Festival, Den Haag
7th April - Arkaoda, Berlin
9th April - La Dynamo, Paris
11th April - Alice, Copenhagen
12th April - Atlas, Aarhus
13th April - Danish Vaishyas, Alborg

14th April - Momentum, Odense
21 April - Hideout, Chicago, w/ Steve Gunn and John Truscinski

22 April - Storehouse, Michigan, w/ Steve Gunn and John Truscinski


February 20, 2018
Frequency Festival
Martin Arnold with Joshua Abrams and Friends
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago


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February 5th
The Chapel, San Francisco
February, 7th
Zebulon, Los Angeles
 




“Abacus: Small Enough To Jail”
Nominationed for 90th Academy Awards®
Feature length Documentary by Steve James
with musical score by Joshua Abrams



January 18 - 28, 2018
"America to Me"
an epic 10-part series by Steve James (Hoop Dreams) with musical score by Joshua Abrams 
premieres at the Sundance Film Festival


&
“Crime + Punishment”
Feature Length Documentay by Stephen Maing
includes music by Joshua Abrams

premieres at the Sundance Film Festival



Joshua Abrams and Natural Information Society Simultonality 
#7
The Wire Magazine 50 Best Albums of 2017
#15
Uncut Magazine 75 Best Albums of 2017
#2
John Mulvey’s 150 Best Albums 2017
#17
Rolling Stone Magazine Best Avant Albums of 2017


January 13, 2018
Renaissance Society presents
Natural Information Society  
Bond Chapel, Chicago
8PM


December 22, 2017
Hamid Drake and Michael Zerang’s 28th Annual Solstice Concerts
Hamid Drake: Music / Movement
Constellation, Chicago

(Hamid Drake w/ Moki Cherry Tapestry 1978)



November 30, 2017
Simon Starling lecture with Natural Information Society
Arts and the Nuclear Age lecture series
7pm, Logan Center, University of Chicago



September 22 – November 17, 2017
Rare Earth, Organized by Theaster Gates
Exhibition musical soundscape by
Joshua Abrams & Natural Information Society

Chicago Architecture Biennial



November 11, 2017  -  January 20, 2018
Lisa Alvarado, Alex Olson, Daniel Sinsel
Exhibition includes a Natural Information Society sound piece
Mary Mary Gallery, Glasgow


Sunday, November 5th
Natural Information Society
May Chapel At Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago
and 
Subterranean, Chicago
with Lee Ranaldo




October 4, 2017
Natural Information Society
Hideout, Chicago

 
Sunday, August 13, 2017
Natural Information Society

Fred Anderson Park, Chicago

June 9, 2017
Natural Information Society
Record Release Show for Simultonality
Constellation, Chicago




May 11, 2017
Joshua Abrams musical retrospective on Polskie Public Radio Poland


May 6, 2017
Natural Information Society
Nogueira da Silva Museum/GNRation 
Braga, Portugal



May 5, 2017
Natural Information Society
Salão Brazil, Coimbra, Portugal

May 3, 2017
Natural Information Society
Teatro Maria Matos, Lisboa, Portugal




April 30, 2017
Natural Information Society
Kaleidophon Festival, Ulrichsberg, Austria


April 28, 2017
Natural Information Society
Centro D’Arte, Padua, Italy



April 26, 2017
Natural Information Society
Stanser Musitage Festival, Stans, Switzerland

April 7, 2017

Joshua Abrams & Natural Information Society
Simultonality
Eremite Records (US) 
and Tak:til/Glitterbeat Records (EU)




Natural Information Society Tour
4/23
Bridget Donahue gallery, New York
4/26
Stanser Musitage Festival, Stans, Switzerland
4/28
Centro D’Arte, Padua, Italy
4/29
Pinelina Dneva Soba, Ljubljana, Slovenia
4/30
Kaleidophon Festival, Ulrichsberg, Austria
5/3
Teatro Maria Matos, Lisboa, Portugal
5/4
Teatro Municipal da Guarda, Guarda, Portugal
5/5
Salão Brazil, Coimbra, Portugal
5/6

Nogueira da Silva Museum/
GNRation, Braga, Portugal


March 26 - May 21, 2017
Lisa Alvarado : Sound Talisman
solo exhibition and performance program
Bridget Donahue, New York


Performances by : Lisa Alvarado, Joshua Abrams, Chad Taylor + White Magic + William Parker + Joshua Abrams & Natural Information Society + Carlos Blackburn + Angelica Sanchez, Gerald Cleaver, Joshua Abrams + Battle Trance

New York Times
Brooklyn Rail
Mousse Magazine
New York Magazine
New Yorker



March 19, 2017
Endless Shout
The Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia



January 10, 2017
Natural Information Society
A Reflection
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago



December 8, 2016
Tel Aviv Jazz Festival
Hamid Drake, Ari Brown, Joshua Abrams
Tel Aviv, Israel



November 1 - 29, 2016
Natural Information Society residency 
The Hideout, Chicago




October 14 - January 15, 2017
Simon Starling’s At Twilight: A Play for two actors, three musicians, one dancer, eight masks (and a donkey costume)
Natural Information Society collaboration
The Japan Society Gallery, New York


July 2 - September 4, 2016
Simon Starling’s At Twilight: A Play for two actors, three musicians, one dancer, eight masks (and a donkey costume)
Natural Information Society collaboration
The Common Guild, Glasgow, UK   




June 1 - June 5, 2016
Serralves em Festa, residency
Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto, Portugal
Natural Information Society joined by Angélica Salvi, Gustavo Costa, João Pais Filipe, Norberto Lobo and Yam Tembe



June 6, 2016
Natural Information Society with Norberto Lobo
Galeria ze Dos Bois, Lisboa, Portugal



June 17, 2016
Natural Information Society with Evan Parker, Cafe Oto, London



June 15, 2016
Natural Information Society
Het Bos, Antwerp, Belgium