[microsound-announce] RESONANCE at Battery Townsley - June 6 - Soundwave Fest ((4))

justino at anihilo.com justino at anihilo.com
Tue May 25 17:55:00 EDT 2010


I wanted to pass on the info for the opening date of the Soundwave
Series((4)) in the BayArea.
Warm wishes

Event Details
Event Name: Resonance at Battery Townsley
Abstract: Sound and Music performances in the historic WWII fortification
without electrical power and using only structure to amplify sounds
Performance Location: Battery Townsley at Fort Cronkhite, Marin  Headlands,
off of Rodeo Beach
Tickets: $15 ($25 with bus service from/to SF)
Infoline: 415.320.6685 or fest at projectsoundwave.com 

Bus Station/Box Office: The Lab, 2948 16th Street at Capp, San Francisco, CA
Station Times: 3pm-4:30p (tickets NOT available at performance site,  only
online and at station box office)
Bus Departs: 4:30pm, returns to SF approx 9pm
Performance Time: 6:00p

Danny Paul Grody http://www.myspace.com/dannypaulgrody
Gregg Kowalsky http://www.myspace.com/greggmkowalsky
Jacob Felix Heule & Kanoko Nishi http://www.myspace.com/jacobfelix
 and http://www.myspace.com/kanokonishi 

Important Notes: 
Tickets only available online or at The Lab box office. This is an outdoor
event. Location is on top of a hill  overlooking the ocean and is often
windy, and foggy. Please  bring warm clothes and proper shoe attire. We
recommend using our SF bus service to/from the site. If you opt-out of it,
please park in the Rodeo Beach Parking Area and arrive at least 30 minutes
before performance time. There is a 20-minute mild uphill hike from the
Rodeo Beach parking lot to the Battery.

In this stunning Soundwave Festival season opening event, Green Sound takes
you beyond the city streets and into the wilderness for a sonic event like
no other. Up in the hills of the Marin Headlands, amongst  the gorgeous
ocean and parklands, lies a structure steeped with  history, Battery
Townsley at Fort
Cronkhite(http://www.nps.gov/goga/historyculture/battery-townsley.htm ).
Built in 1940 during WWII, this strongest and most secretive harbor
fortification was a marvel in technology outfitted with battleship  guns to
defend the western shores against the Japanese navy. After the war, the
outpost was a military testing site but by the 1980s, it was largely
abandoned. National Park Service took authority and  historians,
contractors and Volunteers in Parks helped restore a  historic site.

Green Sound retreats to the Battery for a special performance event in this
metallic highly resonant structure. From war comes art as artists 
are commissioned to re-interpret the environment in the Battery’s gunwell
and hallway with sonic sculptures and music. Performances will be without
electrical power and using only the extreme resonant spaces to amplify
their sounds. Featuring musician Danny Paul Grody (acoustic guitar and
various soundmakers (melodica, bells, bows, voice, tapes), Sound artist
Gregg Kowalsky (tape recorders) and free improv duo Jacob Felix Heule
(drums) & Kanoko Nishi (koto).

Soundwave has a bus service from The Lab Gallery in San Francisco’s Mission
District to and from the Marin Headlands site to limit carbon 
emissions. The gallery will act as a bus station (box office, 
refreshments, merchandise sales, waiting area).

RESONANCE is the first event of the Soundwave Festival ((4)), entitled
GREEN SOUND running June 6 to August 13 2010. GREEN SOUND explores the
natural world and environmental sustainability through innovative,  
interactive and experiential performances and exhibitions by over 75  local
and international musicians from across the sonic spectrum  
(experimental to classical to popular music), sound artists, visual 
artists and filmmakers.

Show details: http://www.projectsoundwave.com/wordpress/2010/june6/ 
Buy Tickets: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/107020 
Festival website: http://www.projectsoundwave.com 

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