Oct 3 – 5th 2008: Sounds Outback Festival, WA

Wogarno Station, Mount Magnet
A weekend of New Music and sonic discovery in the heart of the Mid West. Performances, sound installations, interactive workshops, artist talks, station tours and nature walks. The Festival kicks off with the ‘Sounds Outback Opening Concert’ at Lizard Rock, where you will experience your first taste of sonic magic under a canopy of stars in deckchair seating. Featuring Colin Offord's Great Island Mouthbow with projections of Yeh Yilan and Nova Ensemble's string theory with the amazing bowed Om, accompanied by Oysters on the Rocks. Saturday night heralds the festival’s centre-piece event, ‘Sounds Under the Stars’, which transforms the outside of the Shearing Shed into a fantastical performance space drenched in a spectacle of stunning audio and visual technology. The Festival ends with a spectacular sunset concert on the infamous Wogarno Hill with Alan Lamb's internationally renowned Wire Music installation. Presented by TURA New Music.
Featuring: Colin Offord (QLD), Jon Rose (NSW), Robin Fox (VIC), Nova Ensemble (WA), Mr Sister (WA), Taal Naan (WA), Anne Norman (VIC), Alan Lamb (WA), David Burraston (NSW), Hollis Taylor (USA).