Taking place at the Brava! Theater Center, with an opening performance at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the 12th annual SF Electronic Music Festival will kick into gear with four nights of sonic and visual performances.
The digitized fun kicks off on September 8, and will encompass four evenings of music and installations by internationally recognized artists, including internationally-renowned artist Christian Marclay in collaboration with vocalist Shelley Hirsch, Fluxus pioneer Yoshi Wada collaborating with his son Tashi Wada, private press legend JD Emmanuel, Chicago's Kevin Drumm, local artists Jessica Rylan, Zachary James Watkins, 0th, Marielle Jakobsons, and Gregg Kowalsky.
The opening night at the museum will feature live and fixed media works for sound and video including works by Les Stuck & Sonsherée Giles, Sarah Howe, Tim Perkis/ Tom Djll, Alba G. Corral / Kadet Kuhne, and a performance of Milton Babbitt's “Philomel” sung by Dina Emerson. Tickets for each show are $16 for general admission and $12 for students. You can also purchase a full festival pass for $45. Tickets are available online at Brown Paper Tickets at www.sfemf.org or at the door (cash only!). Check below for the full performance schedule.
The San Francisco Electronic Music Festival schedule:
Thursday, September 8th 8PM @ SFMOMA
Live and fixed sound and video works by Les Stuck & Sonsheree Giles, Sarah Howe, Tim Perkis/Tom Djll, Alba G. Corral/Kadet Kuhne, plus Milton Babbitt's “Philomel” performed by Dina Emerson
Friday, September 9th 9PM @ Brava Theater
Christian Marclay feat. Shelley Hirsch, Jessica Rylan, Zachary James Watkins
Saturday, September 10th 8PM @ Brava Theater
Yoshi Wada + Tashi Wada, 0th, Area C, Max Mathews tribute (with Marielle Jakobsons)
Sunday, September 11th 8PM @ Brava Theater
Kevin Drumm, JD Emmanuel, Gregg Kowalsky