Basilica SoundScape 2024

Basilica SoundScape returns for a true “weekend of art & music”

September 27th, 28th, & 29th

First release day passes: $40

First release weekend passes: $75

Sunday’s community day is free for all!

18+ but under okay with guardian


On Friday “Motherbeat” DJs Eris Drew & Octo Octa return to Basilica for an all-night, all vinyl party on their custom LUV NRG sound system. Returning, too, is lighting wizard Nitemind who will dazzle the dancers with LEDs and lasers. Presented in the big room by the Bunker, Friday night is sure to be window rattling, very sweaty, and plenty joyful.

Listen to their classic Boiler Room set here.

For more info on the Bunker, check their website.

Check out this amazing set from Amsterdam in 2022 – Octo Octa & Eris Drew are true masters of the Mother Beat!


On Saturday we welcome a series of live sets from some of the most exciting musicians and performers out there right now:

-noise legends Lightning Bolt bring the thunder

-a special set by outre soft songwriter Helado Negro

-deconstructed torch songs from Still House Plants

-the unbearably heavy thrash of Couch Slut

-nu-metal inflected alt hip hop by E L U C I D

-darkness and melody from Maria BC

-a special solo set by Cassandra Jenkins

-heartbreaking songs by Greg Mendez and Babehoven

-an afterparty featuring DJs Rahill and Everything Nice (Jessica R. Clark & Eleanor Friedberger)

-movement and music by Kinlaw

-transcendent no wave from Kingston’s Open Head

-plus our signature Writers in the Rafters featuring poets and authors reading their work high overhead, names TBA!

an absolutely blistering Lightning Bolt live set
a classic NPR Tiny Desk featuring Helado Negro
music video for “Spelling” by E L U C I D
a haunting Maria BC music video for the song “Lacuna”


On Sunday we’re offering a free day of programming for people of all ages.

Other performances and more TBA!

No tickets needed.

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More information can be found at:

Check out a playlist of artists performing on Friday and Saturday:

Basilica SoundScape is curated by Brandon Stosuy & Melissa Auf der Maur

Presented with additional support from The Creative Independent