Plant Music Showcase

A live performance where prominent ambient musicians play in harmony with plants to create an unforgettable immersive experience.

Laraaji & Joe Patitucci with Plants
9:15pm – 10:30pm

Laraaji is a musician and laughter meditation practitioner from New York City who specializes in piano, zither, and mbira. He began playing music on the streets in the 1970s and has since released albums for various labels.

Joe Patitucci is a pioneer in the creation of plant music, a practice of translating electrical impedance within plants into sound. Joe has been designing sonic art installations for museums, festivals, and public spaces worldwide since 2012 and is co-creator of PlantWave, a product that allows anyone to listen to plant music at home.

Christopher Willits
8:15pm – 8:55pm

Christopher Willits is a composer, guitarist, and visual artist who is co-founder & director of Envelop, a nonprofit with a mission to inspire and connect through immersive listening. Willits has navigated the field of contemporary ambient music with curiosity and ambition, and his latest album, Gravity, is his most personal and refined to date.

7:15pm – 7:55pm

Housekeys is the project of Tiffiny Costello, a multi-instrumentalist and composer based in Fort Worth, Texas. Her music blurs the lines between ethereal genres like ambient, post-rock, and neoclassical.

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Events featuring Plant Music Showcase

Mar 18, 2023
7:15pm — 10:30pm
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