No Idea Festival 2013

The No Idea Festival 2013 takes place tonight and the next few nights across Austin and San Antonio. You can find a preview here.

2/20 San Antonio
7pm – 9pm / $5 suggested donation
Southwest School of Art
300 Augusta Street (map)
First set
Dafne Vicente-Sandoval
Xavier Lopez
Second set

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Bryan Eubanks
Third set
Bonnie Jones
Misha Marks
Chris Cogburn
The opening night in San Antonio will focus on the use of new media, and feature seven artists from around the world whose work encompasses the re-purposing of existing technologies and the building of new instruments from raw materials.

2/21 Austin
8pm – 12am / $8 – $15 sliding scale
The Performance Loft
805 Congress Ave (map)
First set
Jonathan Horne
Misha Marks
Second set
Catherine Lamb and Bryan Eubanks present a series of pieces commissioned especially for No Idea 2013 featuring Austin ensemble Lunch Money — Bob Hoffnar, Aaron Allen, Chris Cogburn.
Third set
Alvin Fielder
Damon Smith
Remi Álvarez
The opening night in Austin places focus on gradations in composition and improvisation with sets ranging from commissioned compositions to first-time freely improvised meetings. Come celebrate our 10th year anniversary in the special ambiance of The Performance Loft in downtown Austin. Libations and catered hors d’œuvres provided by Tito’s Vodka, Saint Arnold Brewery, id soda, Emily’s Catering, East Side Pies, and others…

2/22 Austin
8pm – 12am / $8 – $15 sliding scale
The Museum Of Human Achievement
(map)
First set
Bonnie Jones
Second set
Sandy Ewen
Damon Smith
Third set
Catherine Lamb
Bryan Eubanks
Fourth set
Alvin Fielder
Ingebrigt Håker Flaten
Milo Tamez
Misha Marks

2/23 Austin
8pm – 12am / $8 – $15 sliding scale
The Museum Of Human Achievement
(map)
First set
Lunch Money
Chris Cogburn
Bob Hoffnar
Aaron Allen
Second set
Dafne Vicente-Sandoval
Xavier Lopez
Bonnie Jones
Third set
Bryan Eubanks
Maggie Bennett
Fourth set
Milo Tamez
Ingebrigt Håker Flaten
Remi Álvarez

2/24 San Antonio
Presented by heavy Denim
6pm / $10
Hot Wells
5503 S Presa St (map)
First set
A site-specific installation/ performance featuring:
Bonnie Jones
Catherine Lamb
Dafne Vicente-Sandoval
Chris Cogburn
Misha Marks
Xavier Lopez
Second set
Site of sight program:
Rick Reed
w/ film by Ken Jacobs
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Bryan Eubanks
Maggie Bennett
Third set
Milo Tamez
Ingebrigt Håker Flaten
Remi Álvarez
The closing night of No Idea 2013 presents three different programs, each utilizing the dynamic architectural space of the Hot Wells; the remnants of a turn of the century resort in central San Antonio. Libations provided by Saint Arnolds and hors d’œuvres provided by culinary virtuosos Justin Parr and Misha Marks.