Basilica SoundBath: A Belated 10-Year Anniversary Fundraiser & Performance
At Basilica Hudson
110 South Front St, Hudson, NY 12534
Doors 7PM | Performance 8PM
Raising Funds and Fun, celebrating a decade of supporting the arts and environmental advocacy.
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Presented in collaboration with The Creative Independent, Basilica SoundBath offers an immersive, intimate evening with sound artists Circuit des Yeux (solo), Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe, and Samer Ghadry, plus an interlude by Elvis Perkins and friends.
Proof of vaccination is required for entry, and masks are required when not seated to eat or drink.
Embracing the organization’s commitment to experiential exchanges over the past ten years, Basilica SoundBath draws curatorial inspiration from Basilica Hudson’s two anchor music festivals, 24-HOUR DRONE and Basilica SoundScape, featuring alumni from both events. These artists push the boundaries of endurance listening, experimentation and genre, each taking the audience on a journey through sound that is both meditative and visceral.
Haley Fohr’s 15 year career as Circuit des Yeux has grown into one of America’s most successful efforts to connect the personal to the universal. She is most distinctly identified by her 4-octave voice and unique style of 12-string guitar.
Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe is an artist, curator and composer that works primarily with, but not limited to voice and modular synthesizer for sound in the realm of spontaneous music. Recently, he composed the score for the 2021 feature film Candyman.
Samer Ghadry is a sound healer and percussionist based in the NYC area with a specialty in gongs and sound baths. He blends Eastern and Western cultural and musical approaches with various energetic healing modalities.
Based in Hudson, NY, Elvis Perkins’ most recent album Creation Myths was produced by Sam Cohen and released in October of 2020. Perkins has produced two virtual performances from within Basilica Hudson: a livestreamed audience-less Creation Myths album debut concert, and a 2021 CBS This Morning segment. His Basilica SoundBath ambient interlude serves as a site specific ode to the building.
“Rebuilding our world better than how it was will take strong heart and fearless creativity. Humbled by the challenges we reckoned with globally this past year, we must work together to be the change we want to see. To inspire that change, Basilica Hudson believes we must support radical artists and immerse ourselves in their world, and our reclaimed factory is a great place to do that together!
We invite you to a belated celebration of the last decade of Basilica, summoning a lineup of boundary pushing artists.
Like a salve to our longing for a more beautiful alternative world, we look forward to communing with you!”
Melissa Auf der Maur, Basilica Hudson co-founder and director.
2020 marked Basilica Hudson’s 10-year anniversary. With large-scale in person programming delayed due to COVID-19 for the past two years, this belated anniversary celebration is an opportunity to reflect on Basilica Hudson’s future and past as a temple of sound, a communal gathering place and leader in environmental advocacy through the arts. This year also marks The Creative Independent’s 5-year anniversary, our steadfast partners since Basilica Hudson’s inception.
With limited capacity and a fully vaccinated staff, crew and audience, Basilica SoundBath embraces social distancing as an exploration of Basilica Hudson’s spacious Main Hall.
Food by Local 111 and beverages will be available outdoors. All ticket purchases directly support the artists and sustain Basilica Hudson’s ability to present innovative programming. If you aren’t able to attend but would still like to contribute to the fundraiser, you can make a tax-deductible donation here:
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Due to the recent surge of COVID-19 and variants, Basilica Hudson requires ALL attendees to show proof of vaccination in order to enter, with the second dose administered at least 14 days prior to October 23. Negative results from a COVID test will NOT be accepted for entry.
Acceptable forms of proof of vaccination are limited to: CDC-issued Vaccination Record Card (picture or photocopy) or Excelsior Pass issued via NY’s Excelsior Pass mobile app. Children under the age of 12 who are not currently eligible for vaccination are exempt from this requirement.
We want to create a safe environment for all attendees, staff and artists. Please read our full COVID-19 statement HERE.
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