Wednesday, November 12, 2014: 7 PM

Friendly Galaxies: An Evening of Celebrating Sun Ra at 100

Tickets: $10 General, $7 Members
Tickets available at the door only
Reconnaissance Fly Hi Res Electropoetic Coffee Joe Lasqo and Morgana perform w Jim Ryan's Green Alembic in the sfSoundSalonSeries at Center for New Music, San Francisco, 15 A
Reconnaissance Fly Electropoetic Coffee Joe Lasqo
Photo by Carly Hoopes


— Set 1: Reconnaissance Fly (Amanda Chaudhary: keyboard/electronics; Rich Lesnik: reeds; Polly Moller: voice, flutes, guitar; Larry the O: drums, and Tim Walters: bass/electronics) perform a mixture of Sun Ra tunes & originals

— Set 2: Techno-griots Electropoetic Coffee (poet NSAA + guitarist Ross Hammond) continue and extend Sun Ra’s tradition of Afro-Futurist poetry+music madness

— Set 3: UBU RA BIG BAND, assembled by laptopist/pianist Joe Lasqo from the luminous gas remnants of the Beanbenders supernova & other far corners of the universe, travels through the sonic space of Sun Ra’s repertoire, w/video by Warren Stringer