The Comet is Coming
The Black Box
Wednesday 3 May, 8.00pm
Tickets also available from: Visit Belfast | 028 90 246 609
8 – 10 Donegal Square North (Opposite front of City Hall)
In association with Moving on Music
The Comet is Coming is the soundtrack to an imagined apocalypse. In the aftermath of widespread sonic destruction what sounds remain? Who will lead the survivors to new sound worlds? Who will chart the new frontier?
In a warehouse somewhere in London 2013 a meeting would take place between three musical cosmonauts. They would pool their energies to build a vessel powerful enough to transport any party into outer space. Shabaka Hutchings (Sons of Kemet, Melt Yourself Down), Danalogue and Betamax (Soccer96).
Together they chart a path based on the encoded language of Sun Ra, Frank Zappa, Jimi Hendrix and the BBC Radiophonic Workshops from which the band’s name emerged. It is after the end of the world, the stage is a spacecraft, the mic is an accelerator. Brace yourself for The Comet is Coming.
Doors: 7.45pm | Limited Unreserved Seating
*Tickets available on the Door*
‘Powered by Arkestral cosmic forces, The Comet Is Coming. Brace for impact’ – THE GUARDIAN