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Event Series Event Series: New Music Gathering 2021

New Music Gathering 2021

August 16, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 pm CDT

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New Music Gathering 2021, co-presented by American Composers Forum, New Music USA will be in Downtown St. Paul, Minnesota on August 12-14, as well as online from August 12-18.

Our theme this year is “Money?” – and yes we mean that question mark! Given the economic uncertainty of the arts right now, by naming this theme we invite our applicants to raise questions, offer suggestions, and share experiences that help us sustainably reimagine our creative community together!

To register for NMG2021, visit our passes page!

To view a full schedule of NMG2021 events with location info, visit our schedule page!

Below, find info on the wonderful folks who will make up NMG2021!


Weird year, huh? And Delta’s just making it weirder. Please know that ALL of our events are being streamed online (the schedule page will have links the day of the event). If you’re going to be with us in St Paul, know that the stream will be playing live in an open tent outdoors on Landmark Plaza on the 12th and 13th, and in Mears Park on the 14th. We’re also taking temperatures and requiring masks be worn at ALL indoor events.

On a more fun note, we’ll be using Gather.town this year for online hangs after events. If you don’t know this platform, think of it as a combination of your favorite 2D video game from the 80’s and a social video chatting platform. Come and chat with the organizers and artists and presenters and each other! More info on that in a week or so..

Access to all streaming events and gather.town hangs is free with registration – why not register right now?

We know gathering is trickier than ever right now but, whether corporeally or cybernetically, gathering to celebrate great music feels more critical and sustaining than ever. We hope you’ll join us!


August 16, 2021
8:00 am - 10:00 pm


Landmark Center
75 West 5th Street
Saint Paul, MN United States
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