FEST: Basilica SoundScape @ Basilica Hudson This Weekend

September 15th, 2016, 9:30 am by Greg

Marking its fifth year, Hudson’s Basilica SoundScape is a festival of adventurous music and art that kicks off on Friday (September 16). The site-specific, weekend-long experimental music and art event at Basilica Hudson draws unconventional connections, parallels and collaborations between a diverse array of artists.

Co-curated by Brandon Stosuy (Kickstarter), Brian DeRan (Leg Up! Management), Melissa Auf der Maur and Tony Stone (Basilica Hudson), Basilica SoundScape is a carefully curated two-day event that’s been called “the anti-festival” for offering a thoughtful mix of music, visual art, and literature. Headlining performers include Angel Olsen, Genesis P-Orridge, Xylouris White, Wolves in the Throne Room and post-rock icons Explosions in the Sky.

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Far from a typical music festival, Basilica SoundScape features live concert performances, conceptual sound performances, author readings, installations, collaborations, curated local vendors and artisans, on-site activities and more, creating an immersive, innovative weekend of art, music, and culture.

Basilica SoundScape 2016 will feature a line-up of some to the most innovative and genre-pushing musicians, visual artists, and writers working today, with unique collaborations across disciplines.

TICKETS:
$75 Weekend Pass
$125 Weekend Pass + Camping
$40 Day Music Pass
$30 Day Camping Pass
$60 Weekend Camping Pass
$60 Student / Senior Discount Weekend Pass

Here’s the complete schedule of performances for the 2016 Basilica SoundScape:

FRIDAY (SEPTEMBER 16), 6pm doors
6:30pm: The Utter Nots
7pm: Mary Lattimore
7:30pm: Deantoni Parks
8:15pm: Youth Code
9pm: Xylouris White
10pm: Angel Olsen
11pm: Wolves in the Throne Room

SATURDAY (SEPTEMBER 17), 5pm doors
5:30pm: Amber Tamblyn
5:50pm: Saviour Self
6:25pm: Hank Wood & the Hammerheads
7:05pm: Uniform
7:50pm: Deradoorian
8:40pm: Cobalt
9:30pm: Genesis P-Orridge & Edley O’Dowd
10pm: Bell Witch
11pm: Explosions in the Sky

SUNDAY (SEPTEMBER 18)
11am-4pm: FREE admission as Nicole LoBue of Alimentary Kitchen serves a spectacular morning feast, accompanied by a Mini Basilica Farm & Flea. Free entry, family-friendly, rain or shine and open to all.

ADDITIONAL UPCOMING FESTIVALS FOR 2016:
FRESHGRASS @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, September 16-18
IRISH 2000 MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL @ the Saratoga County Fairgrounds, Ballston Spa, September 16 & 17
PEARLPALOOZA @ North Pearl Street, Albany, September 17, FREE
QUIET VILLAGE @ Hasbrouck Park, New Paltz, September 17, FREE
ART IN THE PARK @ Congress Park, Saratoga Springs, September 17, FREE
JAZZ AT THE LAKE @ Shepard Park, Lake George, September 17 & 18, FREE
LARKFEST @ Lark Street, Albany, September 24, FREE
AMERICAN MUSIC FESTIVAL FOR THE LAKE @ Charles Wood Park, Lake George, September 24 & 25