Straatherrie / Aalst Onderstroom


John Butcher / Charles Gayle as Streets The Clown / Staalplaat Soundsystem / David Watson / Pauline Oliveros’ Tuning Meditation

25.08.2012 14:00

With the event, StraatHerrie (literally translated ‘Street­ noise’), extremes come in contact: experimental music frees itself through a confrontation with the street.

The program: John Butcher’s minimalist feedback and saxophone­ experiments; legendary free­jazz musician Charles Gayle as Streets the Clown; and psychedelic bag­ pipe droner David Watson; the minimal choral composi­tion, Tuning Meditation, by Pauline oliverosStaalplaat Soundsystem and more…

The festival is especially the ideal moment to propose Aalst Onderstroom. This project is an alternative city map with themed walking tours in collaboration with Aalst Literary Society, the Family union, the Cultural Heritage Society, department of tourism and the youth of Aalst. Throughout the program, interventions of several local organisations will take place.

The festival starts on the courtyard of the Town Hall at 14:00. Last concert starts at 17:30 at the Werfplein.