New Music Edmonton 2022-23 Events

The No Normal Podcast 

Once again, the core of our 2022/23 season will be our monthly hour-long podcast The No Normal! Co-produced by NME Artistic Director Ian Crutchley and local radio veteran, Oskar Zybart, each episode will introduce listeners to interviews and music from sound artists from Edmonton and abroad. The No Normal podcast will also include stories, conversations with friends, local organizations, and much more! You can listen to The No Normal on Soundcloud or subscribe via your favourite podcast service.

Double Bill: Louis Bouchier and Psychic Chamber

Sunday, November 27, 2PM, Co*Lab. Well-known local artists Louis Bouchier and Psychic Chamber (Sid Traikovski) in a solo double bill of ambient music

Double Bill: J&G Dix and Eryn Tempest

Sunday, January 15, 2 PM (Co*Lab): J&G Dix and Eryn Tempest, in a sonic and visual exploration of location and meaning in the identity of this city.

Jessica Wagner and Mike McCormick

February 2023 (venue and specific date TBA). Soprano Jessica Wagner and composer/ sound artist Mike McCormick perform a Canada Council commissioned new work focusing on the artists’ experiences with mental health crises

Le Désert Mauve

Sunday, March 26, 2023. 2:30 PM. The Orange Hub Black Box Theatre. Le Désert Mauve (The Purple Desert), a chamber opera for voices, instruments, live electronics and video based on Nicole Brossard’s novel, an iconic work of queer literature and a key work of Québécois literature, with Ensemble Ad Lib and composer/ conductor Symon Henry (Montréal)

Sonic Confluence Collective

April 2023. (venue and specific date TBA). NME teams up with Edmonton Poetry Festival for Sonic Confluence Part I, bringing together a team of spoken word and sonic artists to create an original, evening-length performance.

Now Hear This Festival

June 2023, various venues and times TBA.NME’s 13th annual festival of new music, with artists to include Ethan Bokma, Stephanie Patsula, Shumaila Hemani, Karen Shepherd, Ashley Weckesser, Sonic Confluence Part II, and more!

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