Hear/Now Festival of New Sound

Published On April 13, 2012 | By Kymbo Slice | Music
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Kelly Strayhorn‘s at it again with their eclectic approach to music programming with this weekend’s Hear/Now Festival of New Sound. Rather than beat a dead horse, we’d like to share with you some recent coverage the event has been getting from local outlets. Pop City listed the event as a “Hot Pick”. The Pittsburgh City Paper previewed the event and also did an in-depth interview with one of the performers, DJ Spooky.

They also released this interview with the Associated Creative Director of E.L.C.O for the festival.



Friday’s programming begins at 7PM and includes three “programs”. Venues vary, so be sure to check where your program is at!

Day One
Program A – Kelly Strayhorn Theater
7:00–7:30 pm: CAPA Antithesis
7:30-8:00 pm: Dave Eggar

Program B – Kelly Strayhorn Theater
8:00–9:00 pm: Alia Musica
9:00–10:00 pm: Tim Munro of Eighth Blackbird

Program C – Shadow Lounge
10:00–10:30 pm: Ben Opie Trio
10:30–11:30 pm: Pamela Z
11:30 pm–2 am: Herman Pearl

Day Two
Program D – Kelly Strayhorn Theater
3:30–4:15 pm: Chris McGlumphy
4:15–5:00: Host Skull, OvreArts with the Pillow Project, ELCO

Program E – Kelly Strayhorn Theater
5:15–6:00: Freya String Quartet (free)
6:00–6:15 pm: Eric Moe
6:15–6:30 pm: Michael Johnsen
6:30–7:30 pm: Conor Hanick

Program F – Kelly Strayhorn Theater
8:00–8:15 pm: Lisa Harris/Alisha Wormsley
8:15–9:15 pm: DJ Spooky
10 pm–midnight: Closing Party

The program is sponsored by 91.3 WYEP and Iron City Sound, so be on the lookout for complimentary beers!

Buy your advance tickets here. Use promo code “BOGO” to get two tickets to Program A and/or Program E for just $10. Sweet deal!

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