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Listen up: The ICA is ready to spin into summer

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Much like First Fridays, the ICA Boston lures us into their after-hours on other nights of the week with the promise of dancing, entertainment and long uninterrupted ogling opportunities of their artsy offerings. Upcoming includes live DJ sets for a series of soirees on the water featuring Merrill Garbus of tUnE-yArDs, Beirut bassist Paul Collins, Shannon Funchess of Light Asylum and DJ Windows 98 AKA Win Butler of Arcade Fire.

Want to know what you're in store for? Check out these clips below.

The ever-cool Shannon Funchess of synth-duo Light Asylum will play the ICA on Aug. 26 from 5 to 9 p.m. and will be followed by an outdoor screening of Jean-Paul Goude's Grace Jones concert flick, "A One Man Show." ($5 members, $15 for non-members)

Santa Fe-bred Beruit bassist Paul Collins will lend his extensive vinyl knowledge for a set on Aug. 19 from 5 to 9 p.m. ($5 members, $15 for non-members)

On July 15 from 5 to 9 p.m., Merrill Garbus of tUnE-yArDs is said to be bringing a playlist featuring "crackling psychedelia, global beat, female-driven hip-hop, classics you know and some you’ll wish you did." You won't want to miss it. (Advance tickets, $5 for members, $15 for non-members; Day of sales, $10 members, $20 for non-members)

DJ Windows 98 — otherwise known as Win Butler, lead vocalist of Arcade Fire — is bringing two live drummers to enhance his set on Aug 12 from 5 to 9 p.m. We're told there will be "mandatory dancing." (Advance tickets, $5 for members, $15 for non-members; Day of sales, $10 members, $20 for non-members)

 
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