Unsilent Night 2019: Boombox Christmas Parade | Mission Dolores Park
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Mission Dolores Park | Dolores St., and 19th St., San Francisco, CA
Submitted by the Event Organizer
“Unsilent Night” is artist Phil Kline’s participatory sound artwork, an ethereal, electronic soundscape played by the audience on boomboxes carried through city streets.
“Carolers” play one of four tracks of music downloaded to their smartphone, 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.
17th Annual Unsilent Night
Saturday, December 14, 2019 | 7 to 8:30 pm
Mission Dolores Park, SF
Please arrive at Mission Dolores Park (by the tennis courts at the corner of 18th & Dolores) by 7 pm, ready to “Hit Play” for the 7:30 pm liftoff. Complete the 60 minute stroll back at Mission Dolores Park.
Get the Music:
- Make your own CD or .mP3 playlist by downloading the following tracks.
- Download the Phil Kline Unsilent Night Phone App and hook up your bluetooth speakers.
- Bring your old-school boombox. They’ll provide the cassette tapes.
- Livestream Audio via SoundCloud at soundcloud.com/unsilentnight
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