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Second Wednesdays at the Trylon

Sound Unseen presents year-round programming at the Trylon on the second Wednesday of each month, as well as an annual festival in November. Tickets are $12, unless otherwise noted. For more information, visit soundunseen.com.

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Upcoming Films in this Series

Wed, September 11

YOU’RE GONNA MISS ME: A FILM ABOUT ROKY ERICKSON

(2005, USA, 91m) dir Keven McAlester. Outside Austin, Texas, a 53-year-old man sleeps to the melody of four radios, three televisions, two amps, a radio scanner, and a Casio keyboard, all screeching at the same time. Loudly. He has three teeth and his hair is matted into one huge dreadlock. This is the story of Roky Erickson: manic frontman for the legendary band The 13th Floor Elevators, creators of psychedelic music and muse to Janis Joplin. You’re Gonna Miss Me…

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Past Films in this Series

Starts Wed, August 14

SOLD OUT! BLUE NOTE RECORDS: BEYOND THE NOTES 

(2018, USA/Switzerland, DCP, 85m) dir Sophie Huber. One of the most important record labels in the history of jazz—and, by extension, that of American music—Blue Note Records has been home to such groundbreaking artists as Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk, John Coltrane, Bud Powell, Art Blakey, and Eric Dolphy, as well as present-day luminaries like Ambrose Akinmusire and Norah Jones. Founded in New York in 1939 by German-Jewish refugees Alfred Lion and Francis Wolff, Blue Note’s history goes beyond the records, encompassing the struggle of…

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