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Charlotte Street Presents:

A Vernal Equinox Sleeping Bag Concert by Shawn E Hansen & Sam Jones

Doors open at 7pm on Friday, March 20, at Charlotte Street’s la Esquina Gallery, (1000 W. 25th Street, KCMO) for composers Sam Jones and Shawn E. Hansen’s presentation of a musical concert lasting from sunset to sunrise, following the Vernal Equinox, spanning the first evening of spring. Music will begin promptly at sunset on Friday evening, at 7:30pm. The composition will be tranquil and designed to accompany the listeners through the cycles of twilight, nighttime, sleep, dreams, and sunrise. This collaboration between Hansen and Jones expands upon previous works from the two composers and performers, experimenting with endurance, meditation, and minimalist traditions in art and music. Breakfast and coffee will be served at sunrise.

When: Friday night Mar 20, through Saturday morning Mar 21
Time: doors at 7:00pm, performance from sunset (7:30pm) to sunrise (7:20am) Breakfast at Sunrise.
Venue: la Esquina Gallery, 1000 W. 25th Street, KCMO
Admission: Free. Public is encouraged to bring sleeping bag, rugs, mats, etc. for sleeping in the performance space.
Details: Audience members are encouraged to stay the night and sleep during the performance but can arrive or leave at any time. Anyone staying should bring sleeping mats, sleeping bags, and/or blankets and rugs for sleeping in comfort. Performances will begin promptly at sunset. Performances will conclude with breakfast and coffee at sunrise.

See more details in the full Press Release.

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