Sonic Transmissions Festival III, Austin’s only improvisational music festival without boundaries, takes place Thursday, September 14 through Saturday, September 16 across four Austin venues: Barracuda, Kick Butt Coffee, Kenny Dorham’s Backyard, and Victory Grill. Now in its third year, Sonic Transmissions Festival incorporates a fantastic lineup representing a diverse range of musical styles incorporating aspects of punk rock, improvised music, futuristic hip-hop, jazz, free-jazz, psychedelic cumbia and more.
◤THURSDAY, Sept. 14th◥
Barracuda (611 East 7th Street), - Kick-off Party ::
Exploring the latest in Adventurous Punk, Noise and Incendiary Improvised Music from around the world - co-presented with Self Sabotage Records and Astral Spirits! $10 presale / $15 at door
JOE MCPHEE / SUSAN ALCORN / KEN VANDERMARK (Poughkeepsie, Baltimore, Chicago)
LUNG LETTERS (Austin)
INGEBRIGT HÅKER FLATEN's 'TIME MACHINE' (Austin/Norway)
DJ MUTARRANCHO (Dallas)
◤FRIDAY, Sept. 15th◥
Kickbutt Coffee (5775 Airport Blvd)
Psychedelic Bogotá Cumbia Dance Party - where deep tradition meets experiment - co-presented with Epistrophy Arts!
$15 presale, $20 at door
LOS TOSCOS with CARMELO TORRES (Colombia)
BRANDON SEABROOK (NYC)
DJ GALA GALEANO (Colombia)
DJ PEDRITO Y SU TUMBAO (Colombia)
◤Saturday, Sept. 16th -- AFTERNOON◥
Kenny Dorham's Backyard (1104 E. 11th), (2-6pm) : Freedom Jazz - classic meets new wave on the Historic Eastside! (free / donations)
MATT BUTLER ’THE END OF THE WORLD ORCHESTRA’ (Austin) JAWWAAD TAYLOR / STEFAN GONZALEZ (Houston / Dallas) COUNTER EXCHANGE - NYC / AUSTIN, featuring JAIMIE BRANCH, TARIK AOSSEY, HENNA CHOU and CARL SMITH (Austin/NYC)
BLACK UNITY ENSEMBLE
◤Saturday, Sept. 16th -- EVENING◥
Victory Grill (1106 E. 11th), (8pm - midnight) ::
Freedom Jazz - classic meets new wave on the Historic Eastside!
$15 presale, $20 at door
EIVIND OPSVIK’S ‘OVERSEAS’ (NYC/Norway)
JAIMIE BRANCH’S ‘ANTELOPER’ (Chicago/NYC)
($30 full pass early bird special, $35 full pass general admission, $50 full pass with t-shirt)
For more information visit : www.sonictransmissions.com
Get your tickets here - http://bit.ly/STFtickets
- Date: September 14-16, 2017
- Time: September 14, 2017 8:00 p.m. September 15, 2017 8:00 p.m. September 16, 2017 2:00pm & 8:00 p.m.
- Venue: Barracuda, Kick Butt Coffee, Kenny Dorham's Backyard, and Victory Grill
- Website: https://www.sonictransmissions.com/
- Cost: $30 - $50
- Name: Sonic Transmissions Festival
Founded and curated by Ingebrigt Håker Flaten and presented by Self Sabotage Records, Sonic Transmissions Festival is a three-day showcase presenting a far-reaching spectrum of genres, such as free jazz, post-punk, world music, experimental hip-hop, improvised music, and more. Sonic Transmissions Festival was born out of a passion to bring audiences and musicians from different communities together to collaborate, experience, and explore the possibilities of what a music festival can express to audiences today. This event is partially funded by the City of Austin Cultural Art Division.
- City: Austin
- State: TX