Echo Village returns to the Memorial University Botanical Garden in time for the Fall Solstice, bringing together a cornucopia of soundscape artists, folk singers, actors, and aerial dancers for an immersive, sunset wander-about.

Co-presented by Sound Symposium and the Memorial University Botanical Garden, this third installment of Echo Village – Arcadia – is inspired by folk tales, mythological journeys, and the elusive search for utopia.

Performers roam freely, animating the garden with layers of sound and movement which blend reality with dream, while audiences are self-guided, free to explore the village, forest, pond, and join in the action and soundscape at will.



Valmy – guitar and voice
Peter Youngtree – guitar and voice
Carole Bestvater – fiddle and voice
Jing Xia – guzheng
Kate Read – amplified viola
David Buley – hurdy gurdy
Kristan Toczko – electric harp
Michelle LaCour – accordion and synth
Greg Bruce – saxophones
Terry Campbell – trumpet
Tiber Reardon – synth and electronics
Benton Roark – electric guitar
Bert Power – percussion
Gabriela Sanchez – percussion
Delf Maria Hohmann – soundscape
Heather Elliott – Tarot
Heather Rumancik, Quinn Morris, Laura Bass, and Taylor Bartlett – aerial acrobatics

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Start Date

Sep 16, 2023 - 17:30


Memorial University Botanical Garden

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