National Sawdust’s mission is rooted in music discovery that is open, inclusive, and based in active mentorship of emerging artists, while building new audiences and communities of music devotees. National Sawdust engages artists in an ecosystem of incubation to dissemination, programming groundbreaking new music in our state-of-the-art Williamsburg venue, and developing and touring new, collaborative music-driven projects. The National Sawdust DNA produces and presents world-class artistic work which embraces a wide stylistic approach to music. National Sawdust believes in being an innovative leader in changing the landscape of contemporary music, by bringing all voices to the stage and beyond — artistic representation that reflects the ever-evolving multicultural society in which we live.





Sample Press

Brooklyn Vegan: What’s Going on Saturday?

The New York Times: 12 Pop, Rock and Jazz Concerts to Check Out in N.Y.C. This Weekend

The New Yorker: Spring Classical Music Preview

The New Yorker: Spring Night-Life Preview

Time Out New York: The best concerts in NYC in April

WNYC: Gig Alert – Shrines at National Sawdust

WQXR: Must-See Classical Concerts This March