Butch Merigoni is a Brooklyn based drummer and performance maker. He has been involved in many a band, some of which have included Bull City and Man Lee. His current band, Beasty, are a bass, drums and guitar trio that make aggressively angular songs. Their second album, Bernard Hopkins, will be out summer, 2019. Butch also creates movement based work, as well as an on-going series of collaborative actions. His work has been shown through out New York City, Miami, London, Belgium and France.
During the fall of 2018 he was a resident artist at De Grote Post in Oostende, Belgium and ZSenne Art Lab in Brussels. There, he led “Workshop/Performance”, an event that uses physical play as a means to cultivate greater capacities for relinquishing control in the context of performance making. This project also took place at Chisenhale Dance Space and So & So Arts Club in London.
February 9 Workshop/Performance, Light Box, Detroit, MI.
July 1-30 With and Without Plans, K.A.K., Brussels, Belgium