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Unsilent Night 2016: Boombox Christmas Parade | Mission Dolores Park

Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Mission Dolores Park | Dolores St., San Francisco, CA

Unsilent Night” is artist Phil Kline’s free outdoor participatory sound sculpture played through smartphones and boomboxes where the audience becomes the performer.

“Carolers” play one of four tracks of music downloaded to their smart phone, or anything that amplifies music, together comprising “Unsilent Night.” The public ensemble will walk a carefully chosen route through San Francisco, creating a unique mobile sound sculpture.

Everyone presses “play” at the same time and revelers hit the streets surrounded in a wash of beautiful noise and holiday ambiance.

14th Annual Unsilent Night
Saturday, December 10, 2016 | 5 pm-6 pm
Mission Dolores Park, SF
FREE – RSVP on Facebook

How to Participate in Unsilent Night
Meet on Dolores Street at the Dolores Park tennis courts by the corner of 18th St. Bring your own boombox, laptop, phone or ipod with speakers. There will be cassette tapes and CDs available for handout. We recommend that you arrive a few minutes early.

Get the Music:

  • Cassettes: They will hand out a limited number of cassettes for those who bring a boombox.
  • UnsilentNight App: Apple iOS | Android. Requires wifi to download. It plays one random track at a time.
  • MP3s: Download one of the four .mp3 tracks below.
12274410_10153265480317914_6766310403458995725_nPhoto | Unsilent Night

Links: Event details

Cost: FREE


Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Fairs & Festivals, Fun & Games, Kids & Families, San Francisco, San FranFREEsco, Tree Lightings & Holiday Festivities, Walks & Tours
Address: Dolores St., San Francisco, CA

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