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SONIC DREAMS FESTIVAL

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A Two Day International Festival of Experimental Music and Arts

Soma Contemporary Gallery, Lombard Street Waterford and Rogue Gallery and Studios, Michael Street, Waterford. 23 – 24 September, 2016. Fri: 20:00 – 23:30. Sat: 12:00 – 23:30

Sonic Arts Waterford (SAW) presents its fourth edition community festival of live experimental music and arts featuring an international lineup of twenty five artists from more than fifteen countries.

The festival will take place across Soma Contemporary Gallery, Lombard  Street, Waterford and Rogue Gallery, Michael Street, Waterford on the 23rd and 24th September. Admission is €25 for the entire weekend. All proceeds go towards funding our community-led voluntary festival.

The legendary Franck Vigroux will be headlining the festival this year. Franck is one of the few artists who are both a musician and a director.

As a composer-performer he has the rare capacity to produce a very wide range of sounds from electroacoustic to industrial noise, modern composition and experimental electronic music. He has performed and recorded with internationally renowned musicians such as Mika Vainio (Pan Sonic), Reinhold Friedl, Elliott Sharp, Joey Baron, Zeena Parkins, Ars Nova Ensemble Instrumental.

Also performing are major artists from Chile, Bulgaria, France, UK, Italy as well as Ireland and beyond!

About Sonic Arts Waterford (SAW) – SAW is a community-based voluntary organisation set up to promote live experimental electronic music and arts in Waterford. Founded in 2013, it has a mission to bring world-class artists to Waterford and to work alongside local emerging composers and musicians. Our cultural exchanges have allowed local artists to gain international exposure as well as bring internationally acclaimed artists to Waterford so as to enjoy community, friendship and music.

Further information https://www.facebook.com/events/157005914729504/

Tickets: €25 (weekend) available from http://www.sonicartswaterford.com/buy-tickets/ and Soma Gallery, Rogue Gallery, Momo Restaurant

Contact details: mick@sonicartswaterford.com

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