FEST: Basilica SoundScape @ Basilica Hudson This Weekend

September 9th, 2015, 12:10 pm by Greg

The annual Basilica SoundScape festival returns to Hudson for its fourth year this weekend (Friday-Sunday, September 11-13). It takes place once again at Basilica Hudson, the huge waterfront arts and performance space located inside a reclaimed 19th-century factory. The fest is organized by Pitchfork, Basilica Hudson and Leg Up Management.

The line-up features an array of adventurous contemporary musicians, including Perfume Genius, the Haxan Cloak, Wolf Eyes, HEALTH, Viet Cong, Actress, Jenny Hval, Weyes Blood, Circuit des Yeux and tabla/sitar musicians Gourisankar and Indrajit Banarjee.

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The weekend fest will also feature visual arts, performance art, readings, farm-to-table food and more. Single day tickets are $40 in advance (except Sunday, which is free); All-festival tickets are $70 in advance. Camping tickets are also available.

Here’s the complete schedule of performances at Basilica SoundScape 2015:


6pm: Doors open
6-8pm: Art exhibit opening for “The Now Forever” in Basilica’s Back Gallery
6:30pm: Screening of “We Won’t Bow Down”
8pm: Weyes Blood
8:45pm: Sitar & Tabla Concert by Indrajit Banerjee & Gourisankar
9:30pm: Lydia Ainsworth
10:30pm: Viet Cong
11:30pm: Actress
12:30am: HEALTH
1am: After Party with DJ Ephraim Asili @ the Half Moon in Hudson


5pm: Doors open
6pm: Circuit des Yeux
6:30pm: Holly Anderson & Chris Brokaw
7pm: Sannhet
8pm: Jenny Hval
8-10pm: Art exhibit “The Now Forever” in Basilica’s Back Gallery
9pm: Triangle Trio: Chris Corsano, Otto Hauser, Ryan Sawyer
9:30pm: Wolf Eyes
10:30pm: Writers in the Rafters: Dorothea Lasky, Ariana Reines, Sarah Jean Alexander
11pm: Perfume Genius
12midnight: The Haxan Cloak
1am: After Party with Robin Carolan, the Haxan Cloak and Rainbow in the Dark @ the Half Moon in Hudson


11am-4pm: FREE. Featuring Nicole LoBue of Alimentary Kitchen serving a spectacular morning feast. The brunch will be accompanied by a mini Basilica Farm & Flea, a preview of Basilica’s wildly successful Thanksgiving weekend marketplace showcasing a collection of quality products presented by a diverse group of regional makers, farmers and vintage collectors in collaboration with Hudson River Exchange.

In conjunction with Basilica SoundScape, the nearby Second Ward Foundation will present 440Hz on Sunday (September 13), featuring music by three acts on the Western Vinyl label’s roster: Glass Ghost, Chris Tignor and Hudson’s own Alexander Turnquist. Video selections from the collection of Second Ward will also be screened. Doors open at 7pm, and there is a $15 suggested donation.

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