Butch Merigoni is a drummer and arts educator based in Brooklyn, New York. After finishing graduate school in 2005 his focus shifted from painting to playing drums. A change that also led to choreographing solo movement and collaborative performance work.

His current projects include the band, Beasty, a bass, drums and guitar trio that make aggressively angular songs. Their second album, Bernard Hopkins, will be out next year.  He also leads 'Workshop/Performance', a workshop that uses collaborative play as a way to navigate the unpredictable nature of collective performance making. Butch will be in London and Belgium this fall leading this project. 



October 24, 25, 26, 27 & November 1, 2, 3, 4: Workshop/Performance at De Grote Post in Oostende, Belgium.

November 15, 16, 17, 18: Workshop/Performance at ZSenne Art Lab in Brussels, Belgium.

November 22: Workshop/Performance at Another Kick Up The Arts, So & So Arts at The Bridge in London, UK.

February 9: Workshop/Performance at Light Box in Detroit, MI.

July 1-30: Workshop/Performance at K.A.K. in Brussels, Belgium.

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