Molten Plains Fest
December 8 @ 7:00 pm - 2:00 am
🌋DECEMBER 8 & 9 🌋
Molten Plains Fest is back for its second year!
Fostering the spirit of adventurous music and further sounds, the Molten Plains monthly series expands into a two days festival on the second weekend of December: Friday 8 and Saturday 9.
14 sets of more than 30 artists coming from 10 cities, a convergence of inestimable music nourishment from Joe McPhee, Wendy Eisenberg, Sean Meehan, Zoh Amba, Patrick Shiroishi, Carmina Escobar, Moncho, Sandy Ewen, Colin Andrew Sheffield, Damon Smith, Dave Dove, Spirit Plate, Water Damage, Tamarisk, Aaron Gonzalez, Stefan Gonzalez, Mattie, Louise Fristensky, Kory Reeder, Melanie Little Smith, Sarah Ruth Alexander, and Ernesto Montiel.
Nestled in Rubber Gloves Rehearsal Studios, Molten Plains consistently hosts an unique aural experience in North Texas. From sublime expressions to raw manifestations, across a scope of legendary ideas and sprouting concepts, always towards the ever expanding horizon of forward thinking creativity.
DAY ONE (doors 7pm)
• Wendy Eisenberg + Damon Smith + Stefan Gonzalez
• Louise Fristensky + Kory Reeder + Ernesto Montiel
• Zoh Amba + Joe McPhee
• Spirit Plate
For further information:
ZOH AMBA (New York, NY)
Contemporary saxophone excursions. A blend of avant-garde, noise, and devotional hymns.
WENDY EISENBERG (New York, NY)
From avant-rock to delicate songs; guitar, pedals, the tenor banjo, voice
LOUISE FRISTENSKY (Denton, TX)
Micro-refractions of reality’s pointillistic network. Composer, sound sculptor
STEFAN GONZALEZ (Denton, TX)
Drums amalgamation of jazz, punk and free music
JOE McPHEE (Poughkeepsie, NY)
Legendary multi-instrumentalist with more than five decades in the music
ERNESTO MONTIEL (Venezuela / Mesquite, TX)
Objects on guitar, 1/2 Monte Espina
KORY REEDER (Denton, TX)
Composer. Objectivity, immediacy, introspective, atmospheric. Sawyer Editions/Sawyer Spaces
DAMON SMITH (St. Louis, MO)
Fierce, brainy, and masterful double-bassist. Lots of free jazz and Fluxus reverence
SPIRIT PLATE (Marfa, TX / Tulsa, OK)
Mateo Galindo and Nathan Young. Deep invocation frequencies
TAMARISK (Austin, TX / Durham, NC)
Christina Carter, Andrew Weathers, David Menestres. From Charalambides to Full Spectrum.
U.S. Department of Treasury American Rescue Plan Act Funding through the City of Denton has contributed to make this project possible