Kraftwerk to Perform 3D Concert Series at Museum of Modern Art

Electronic music pioneers to play all their albums over eight nights

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Kraftwerk performs at Bestival 2009 in Newport, Isle of Wight. (Photo: Tabatha Fireman/Redferns)

Electronic music pioneers Kraftwerk will perform each of their eight albums at a special retrospective exhibition at Manhattan's Museum of Modern Art in April. The series, Kraftwerk-Retrospective 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8, will be held over eight consecutive nights, with the group focusing on one record per night along with other original compositions intended to showcase their influence on contemporary culture. The concerts will include 3D projected images and other visual elements.

Kraftwerk's first show in the series, in which they will perform their debut release, Autobahn, will be held at the Donald B. and Catherine C. Marron Atrium at the museum on April 10th. Only one member of the band's classic Seventies lineup, Ralf Hütter, will be taking part in this series of performances.

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Kraftwerk's residency at the Museum of Modern Art is the centerpiece of their plans for 2012, but the group has other concerts planned. They are set to perform alongside Tiësto, Skrillex, Avicii, Justice and David Guetta at the Ultra Music Festival in Miami on March 23rd and will play another string of 3D concerts at Alte Kongresshalle in Munich, Germany in October. They will also be part of a 3D video installation at the Kunstbau in Munich in late October through November.