Quiet Music Festival of Portland

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Country and Region United StatesOregon
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Portland, Oregon, USA
Festival Description

The annual Quiet Music Festival of Portland celebrates “soothecore”, a new dimension of emotional, vibrant, and low volume music honoring of the quiet act of listening. The two-day event takes place at local arts and cultural organization Disjecta and is made possible with support from Generic Surplus.

Showcasing a new era of “ear love” for its growing circle of friends, the Quiet Music Festival of Portland will feature a variety of performances interpreting low volume, deep-sonic meditations. Many favorite artists from across the country will be returning to the festival as well as new ones to discover — all who have created performances exclusively for the event. Johanson adds, “This year’s lineup will kiss people’s ears”.

Festival Dates May 31 - June 1, 2013
Festival Links

http://www.disjecta.org

Festival Events:

Highlights 2013:
  • Rare solo performances by Heidi Alexander, Meg Baird and cellist Lori Goldston.
  • Unwind with legendary hip-hop musician Money Mark as he mixes beats from drum loops, turntables, and keyboards, and escape with Peggy Honeywell’s, also known as artist Clare Rojas, acoustic songs and guitar melodies.
  • Mira Billotte of White Magic leads a set of fourth-dimensional vibrations and shamanic trance, Volunteers Park transforms collisions of high and low art into dreamy ambient compositions, and Tara Jane Oneil’s multi-piece act fuses stone age technology with electronic devices, creating melodic, experimental music.
  • Michael Henrickson invokes energy with his solo performance combining different percussions. Float along with Brian Mumford and Dragging An Ox Through Water’s folk and country melodies. And a three-piece set from Sun Foot.

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