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Nowhere! Festival 2018

When:

Sat 20 Oct 2018, 2:00pm–10:00pm

Where: Silo Park, Corner of Beaumont and Jellicoe Street, CBD, Auckland

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: Audio Foundation

Aotearoa's premiere festival adventurous and avant-garde sonics is back, bringing more than 50 incredible acts of off-kilter experimentation to Auckland for four days and nights of boundary-pushing sonic bombardment.

Over Labour Weekend, artists from as far away as Belgium will converge across the city to engage in radical sound making, sonics on the edge of perception, extreme instrumental techniques, vocal catharsis and all round sensory stimulations!

In addition to utilising Auckland's holy trinity of underground music venues – Audio Foundation, the Wine Cellar and Whammy Bar, this years Nowhere! Festival also takes over the spectacular acoustics of the Silo’s on Auckland waterfront for a day and night of reverb drenched experimentation.

Silo Park: an 8 hour marathon in the unique acoustics of the Silo’s on Auckland\'s waterfront featuring ensembles and new works produced specifically for the site: Sat 20 Oct – 2pm – 10pm.

- Essential 5th Elements Brass Band – a 20 piece brass ensemble of beginner brass players
- Orchestra of Snares – yup, all snare drums!
- Slaxative – an ensemble of saxophones, some large, others small, all loud and proud
- Some Stringent Strings – double basses, cellos, violins, violas, together, as one, on the up bow
- K Group, Empirical, Richard Francis, Rosy Parlane – solo sets by legends of NZ experimental music
- Bruce Russell/Peter Porteous/Tom Rodwell – heavy noise guitar trio!
- Reuben Derrick – improvised woodwind music meets soundscape composition: environments as musical systems
- Susanna Ferrar – violinist extraordinaire/London-based NZ expat and regular fixture in the London Improvisors Orchestra
- Chronic Fatigue Sindrome – occult-duo of Andrew McLeod and Liz Maw, play the pain and fatigue of the musical doom disease while the disease plays us
- Stephen Bain – now based in Brussels, Bain is one of NZ's leading makers of experimental / idiosyncratic theatre
- Campbell James Kneale – internationally renowned sound artist, a prolific recording artist and performer and relentless collaborator

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