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Wrong Wave 2: Art rock is dead/Long live art rock

September 14 to September 17, 2011

this is wrongIn 1983, UNIT/PITT presented the Wrong Wave Festival. Twenty-eight years later, we are pleased to present three nights of music by artists, or more specifically music by artists’ bands. Curated by The Music Appreciation Society, the festival will consist of two nights of bands and DJs at The Waldorf Hotel (Wednesday the 14th and Thursday the 15th), a one-night “chamber performance” by Mathew Sawyer at UNIT/PITT (Friday the 16th), and a panel discussion /listening event on the history of the influential Vancouver art band UJ3RK5, at Emily Carr University (Saturday, September 17, at 2pm).

The Music Appreciation Society and UNIT/PITT Projects Present:

WRONG WAVE 2: ART ROCK IS DEAD/LONG LIVE ART ROCK

Myths, Flash Palace and DJ Eli Bornowsky
Wednesday September 14 at 9pm
The Waldorf Hotel
Admission: $5

B-Lines, Cowards and DJ Andrea Lukic
Thursday September 15 at 9pm
The Waldorf Hotel
Admission: $5

Mathew Sawyer
Friday September 16 at 8pm
Unit/Pitt Projects
Admission: free of charge, space is limited

UJ3RK5: An Oral History with Music and Pictures by David Wisdom

UJ3RK5 show at O'Hara's c. 1979, photo courtesy David Wisdom

UJ3RK5 show at O’Hara’s c. 1979, photo courtesy David Wisdom

With a panel including Rodney Graham, Ian Wallace, Colin Griffiths and Frank Ramirez
Saturday September 17 at 2pm
Emily Carr University Theatre SB301
Admission: free of charge

 

 

 

Download the Wrong Wave 2 poster

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UNIT/PITT Projects gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the City of Vancouver, the British Columbia Arts Council and the Canada Council. We are pleased to acknowledge the support of The Waldorf Hotel and the Charles H. Scott Gallery as partners in presenting Wrong Wave 2 events. UNIT/PITT is also grateful for the ongoing contributions of our members, volunteers, donors and artists.
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