24-Hour Drone Festival Returns to Hudson | Music | Hudson Valley | Chronogram Magazine
For the first time since 2019, Basilica Hudson’s magical 24-Hour Drone festival will make its in-person return to the Columbia County venue on May 27 and 28.

The durational music event, subtitled “Experiments in Sound and Music,” allows attendees to bring their sleeping bags and camp inside the reclaimed riverfront industrial building during the performances and includes audio and visual art elements and on-site food vendors. This year’s lineup includes experimental musicians Eucademix (Yuka C. Honda), Wolf Eyes, Gamelan Dharma Swara, Michael Foster / Luke Stewart Duo, Liturgy (solo), Veena and Devesh Chandra, Raven Chacon, C. Lavender, Fuji|||||||||||ta, and Photay with Celia Hollander and special guests Laraaji and Arji OceAnanda, each of whom will perform a special three-hour endurance set.

Other acts set to appear as part of the live audio continuum include Sarah Hennies and Tristan Kasten-Krause; Laura Ortman; the Evans Saxl Seretan Thayer Quartet; Gushes (formerly WSABI); Anneice Cousin and Sister Redhawk (Nea’ Mckinney); electronic producer and Beyonce collaborator Kelman Duran; and more. Lisa Bernard Kelley will lead a performance of Pauline Oliveros’s “The Heart Chant” meditation to bring the festival to a close.

The 2023 24-Hour Drone festival will take place at Basilica Hudson in Hudson on May 27 at noon through May 28 at noon. Tickets are $113.30 and up. See website for further details.

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Peter Aaron

Peter Aaron is the arts editor for Chronogram.
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