SoundOut 2018, International Festival of Free Improvisation, Free Jazz and Experimental Music

When:  1pm -5pm & 7pm -11:30 February 3 - 4 2018

Where: ANU Drill Hall Gallery, Kingsley Street Acton, Canberra

Cost: $30 full & $20 conc per session
Season Tickets $100 or $70 concession
Session 1. 3 Feb: 1 - 5pm
Session 2. 3 Feb: 7 – 11:30pm
Session 3. 4 Feb: 1 - 5pm
Session 4. 4 Feb: 7 – 11:30pm

This is the 9th year of the annual SoundOut festival, and in 2018 we will bring to you the continuation of the incredible explorative sonic arts event. This is the International Free Improvisational, Free Jazz and Experimental Music festival to will uplift tired ears, explore the unknown, see within the fabric of sound, unravel the threads of normative musical praxis, and question sonic hegemonies. With artists from Australia, Austria, Denmark, France, Maylasia, Norway, Sweden and the US that will combine, mix, cross-fertilize, and move sound mountains to inspire inquiring ears.

SoundOut 2018 sees the extraordinary Artists: From Norway and Sweden a duo of: Sten Sandell (piano), and Paal Nilssen-Love (drums); From Austria and France the Duo: Franz Hautzinger (trumpet) and Isabelle Duthoit   (Vocals/clarinet); from the US, vocalist Bonnie Lander and expat-cellist Judith Hamann; From Germany saxophonist Georg Wissell; From Denmark (bassist) Adam Pultz-Melbye and expat (guitarist) Julia Reidy in the Duo: Tennis of all Kinds; From Sweden  Johan Moir (bassist) with expat  Casey Moir (vocalist) in the briliant duo called Ignite;  From the Malaysia electroacoustic artist Goh-Lee Kwang; From Melbourne: Prime: saxophonist Scott McCounnachie and guitarist Ren Walters duo; From Sydney: vocal artist Tony Osborne and on Electronic/clarinet Alexandra Spence; From Canberra: Miroslav Bukovsky (trumpet), Amelia Watson (objects, toy piano/prepared piano); Psithurism trio (John Porter (tenor saxophone; Rhys Butler, alto saxophone; Richard Johnson, wind instruments) and  brilliant young composer/improviser Ben Drury on double bass + many more surprise Artists.

Supported by artsACT