The Audio Foundation Announces Now! Here! FestivalThursday 28th June, 2012 1:01PM
The Audio Foundation have announced a new event, the Now! Here! Festival happening over three days in Auckland this August and featuring a rare performance by the legendary Dead C. The festival will switch between the Audio Foundation HQ behind Krd, the Wine Cellar and Whammy Bar as well as a free event at Silo Park. Along with live performances there will be film screenings, panel discussions and more - basically a feast of experimental audio-visual activities! See below for full programme information, here are a couple of the evening events that we have a very limited allocation of tickets on sale for...
Now! Here! Festival
Friday 10th August, Whammy Bar:
Bad Statistics, Mr Sterile Assembly, Pieters/Russell/Stapleton, Vulcan Steel and DJ Stevie Kaye and MC Cookie Brooklyn - click here for tickets.
Saturday 11th August, Whammy Bar:
Dead C, The Coolies, It Hurts, Irecurde/Forgotten Cause DJ Alan Holt and MC Phat Slobby - click here for tickets.
AUDIO FOUNDATION PRESENTS THE NOW! HERE! FESTIVAL!
August 10 – 12th
Audio Foundation/Wine Cellar/Whammy Bar/Silo Park
Tune in to outrageous dimensions of audible activity!
Audio Foundation is very excited and proud to present the Now! Here! Festival - a three-day celebration with New Zealand / Aotearoa's inventive and accomplished sound artists and musicians championing the experimental and avant-garde in all its multitudinous, intriguing and unpredictable forms.
Now! Here! Festival features a range of emerging and established sound artists contributing to Erewhon Calling, a new publication surveying the vital experimental music scene in NZ to be launched on the opening night.
FRIDAY 10TH AUGUST
Erewhon Calling Publication Launch - 6.30 PM
Join us for wine and nibbles to celebrate the launch of the ‘Erewhon Calling’ publication, a concise survey of recent and contemporary New Zealand / Aotearoa sound and noise music practices. Copies of the book will be available for purchase on all nights of the Festival http://audiofoundation.org.nz/erewhon1
Expanded Cinema @ Audio Foundation - 8.00 PM. $5
Jane Austen – Peter Wright – Clinton Watkins in collaboration with Film Archive
WINE CELLAR - 10 PM
Films Curated By Derek Gehring
WHAMMY BAR - 10 PM. $10
DJ Stevie Kaye and MC Cookie Brooklyn - Vulcan Steel – Mr Sterile Assembly – Pieters/Russell/Stapleton – Bad Statistics
SAT 11TH AUGUST
Day Time events - 10.30 am – 5 pm. Free
Children’s Workshops – Sound Walks – Mongolian Vocal Classes – Panel Discussion
Audio Foundation Event – 7.30 pm. $5
Trio: Sean Kerr – Sean O’Reilly – Simon Cuming
Solo: Greg Malcolm
Trio: Richard Francis – Rachel Shearer – Rosy Parlane
WINE CELLAR - 10 PM
Selection of Films By Kim Pieters
WHAMMY BAR - 10 PM $10
DJ Alan Holt and MC Phat Slobby– Irecurde/Forgotten Causes – It Hurts – Coolies – Dead C
SUNDAY 12TH AUGUST
Daytime Events – Free
SILO PARK - 12 – 5 pm
DJ Aaron Yap - Stanier Black-Five – Vitamin S – Nigel Wright – Jeff Henderson - Omit
With huge thanks to: Creative New Zealand, K Rd Business Association, ASB Trust, Creative Communities, Arts Alive, Silo Park, Waterfront Auckland, Film Archive, Wine Cellar and Whammy Bar, CMR, Coopers Beer and undertheradar.co.nz