Saturday, October 8th, 2011
CONTEST – X Avant VI Festival – October 15-23, 2011
Frank YangWho: X Avant VI
What: Sixth annual celebration of new and experimental music, with “new” being in the sense of genuinely doing something original, previously unheard and usually pretty outside.
Why: This year’s lineup includes, amongst others, Sonic Youth’s Lee Ranaldo, Tim Hecker and Buke & Gass; the theme is “Tales of Two Cities”.
When: October 15 through 23, 2011
Where: The Music Gallery and Polish Combatants Hall in Toronto (All-ages)
How: All-access festival passes are $85, with individual show admission ranging from free to $30, but courtesy of Webster Media Consulting, I have one festival pass to give away. To enter, email me at contests AT chromewaves.net with “I want to X Avant” in the subject line and your full name in the body, and have that in before noon, October 10.