Music Folds Into the Wash at Laundromat Concert

By Katie Honan on June 16, 2014 2:40pm 

 The band Percussia will play a live show at the JH Laundromat in Jackson Heights on Friday, June 21.
The band Percussia will play a live show at the JH Laundromat in Jackson Heights on Friday, June 21.
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JACKSON HEIGHTS — Folding clothes will get a new spin this week when a musical group brings their sound to a local laundromat.

Percussia, a chamber music ensemble based in New York City, will perform a show, GOOD CLEAN FUN, at the JH Laundromat on 37th Avenue near 85th Street on Friday, June 21.

The band's artistic director and percussionist Ingrid Gordon said she was inspired by The Laundromat Project, which has brought art projects, film screenings and more to the city's laundries.

"I loved doing yoga in that space while people were going about their everyday business, and I immediately began thinking about how much fun it would be to play some music there," she said in her release.

The band features percussion, a viola, flute and a harp and have played in venues including Symphony Space and the Merkin Concert Hall.

This will be their first laundromat show. 

Admission is free, although the laundry is extra — and Gordon encourages guests to do both.

GOOD CLEAN FUN starts at 5 p.m. at the JH Laundromat, 85-15 37th Ave. 

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