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Drone Ensemble

Experience complex frequencies that weave between slow, meditative sonority and thunderous rhythmic patterns in this unique performance.

Date/Time: 18 August, 6.30pm – 9.30pm

Venue: The Boiler House, King's Road, Newcastle University

Drone Ensemble is an experimental sound group that uses hand-built instruments in extended improvised performances. The instruments draw influence from musical traditions from around the world but are unique in their playability, construction and sound.

Drone Ensemble has a fluid membership and promotes a belief that exciting and cutting-edge sound art is not an exclusive activity but rather is better enjoyed through a sense of community. At various times throughout this performance, the group will be joined by special guests including Rob Blazey, John Bowers/Tim Shaw, Sean Cotterill, Jayne Dent, Ben Jeans-Houghton, and Yilis Suriel among others. 


For details of other events on campus that form part of the University’s 'Inspired by' Great Exhibition of the North programme see our 'Inspired by' events listing.