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The Lab presents the Division of Labor Festival 2013 - 8 nights of experimental music, performance, and art. Division of Labor Festival runs from Thursday, June 13th through Friday, June 28th for three weeks of ambitious adventures in sound and performance.

Co-curated by Sarah Lockhart, Sky Madden, James Decker, and Theresa Rebecca Lucy Currie

Division of Labor presents a diverse community of performers in the genres of improvised music, experimental instrumentation and composition, electronic music performance, interdisciplinary performance, literary and media art. Division of Labor showcases the breadth of the Lab's acclaimed experimental performance programming and features local, national and international artists. This year's festival will kick off the Lab's 30th Anniversary season. The festival takes its name from The Lab’s former occupant - the Labor Temple.

Advance tickets and festival passes:
Tickets and passes also available at the door

Festival Schedule:

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Thursday, June 13th
6pm to midnight
Opening Night Party for Division of Labor
Artist reception for Temporary Services
Bad News (Chondritic / Sleep Genius)
DJ sets from Nihar (Haçeteria) and Chasms (Jess and Shannon)

Friday, June 14th
Doors at 9pm, performances at 9:30PM
$7-10 sliding scale

Malcolm Mooney and the Tenth Planet
Fairlight Empress
Allegory Chapel LTD
Ava Mendoza's Unnatural Ways with special guest, Carla Bozulich
DJs Dominique Leone & Geeta Dayal

Saturday, June 15th
Doors at 9pm, performances at 9:30pm

$7-10 sliding scale
Half of Half
Freddy McGuire
Zeek Sheck
DJ That Hideous Strength

Thursday, June 20th
Doors at 9pm, performances at 9:30pm
$7-10 sliding scale

Lucky Dragons (LA)
Jeweled Snakes (OAK)
Bulbs (LA)
DJ Joshua Kit Clayton

Friday, June 21st
Doors at 9pm, performances at 9:30pm
$7-10 sliding scale

Pharmakon (Sacred Bones, Brooklyn)
O.P.P. (members of Ale Mania & Beaters)
Gerritt Wittmer (Misanthropic Agenda)
DJs Rachel Aiello and Kerri LeBon (Twitch/Red Light)

Saturday, June 22nd
Doors at 9pm, performances at 9:30pm
$7-10 sliding scale

Denis Kolokol (Krakow, Poland)
ID M Theft Able (Portland, Maine)
Glochids (Tempe, Arizona)
Christina Stanley
DJ Loachfillet

Sunday, June 23rd
Doors at 8pm, performances at 8:30pm
$7-10 sliding scale

Russian Tsarlag (Providence)
Humanbeast (Providence)
DJ Obscuratron

Friday, June 28th
Doors at 9pm, performances at 9:30pm
$10 - 15 sliding scale

Faxed Head (Coalinga)
Jean Street (Detroit)
DJ Different Dentist

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