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The Co-Incidence Festival

Presented by Non-Event and Washington Street Art Center at Washington Street Art Center, Somerville MA

Jan 19 - 27 2018
The Co-Incidence Festival

an experimental music gathering in Somerville, MA

The second season of the `co-incidence festival` will take place from January 19—28, 2018, at Washington Street Art Center. Performances will take place throughout the week in Union Square, Somerville, as part of the Somerville Arts Council's ArtsUnion program. As with last year, the overarching goal of the festival is to bring together experimental composer/performers/artists to focus on collaboration, critical discussion, workshopping, and performance. The festival is directed by

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Free and open to all!

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Welcome Concert
Friday, January 19th, 7PM - 9PM
This outdoor concert will feature Boston-based composers and span from the square and lead up to and inside of Washington Street. There will be overlapping performances and pieces by: Marilyn Arsem, Sarah Pitan, Jennie Gottschalk, and Joachim Eckl. Bring warm clothes!

Sound Bridges (Joachim Eckl)
715 PM - 815 PM, Friday Jan 19
615 PM - 715 PM, Saturday, Jan 20
815 PM - 915 PM, Sunday, Jan 21
515 PM - 615 PM, Monday Jan 22
915 PM - 1015 PM, Tuesday, Jan 23
415 PM - 515 PM, Wednesday, Jan 24
1015 PM - 1115 PM, Thursday Jan 25

This will occur in Union Square (Somerville) for 7 consecutive days, 1 hour each day. Duos -- beginning with one and increasing by one duo each day -- will perform outside and around Union Square. Thus, by Thursday, there will be 14 people performing the piece. (NOTE: We are encouraging that people join in -- email us at if you'd like to!)

Saturday, January 27th, 7PM
To celebrate the conclusion of the Festival, we will gather at Washington Street Art Center. Performances of pieces that have been composed or worked on during the week may or may not be happening during this event.


Washington Street Art Center

321 Washington St # D, Somerville, MA 02143