Verbatim | text sound expo


Sat, Sep 16, 2023    
12:00 pm


Opus 40
50 Fite Road, Saugerties, New York

Event Type

Verbatim is a day-long celebration of experiments in language, text, and sound, bringing together local presses and labels to sell their wares and curate 6 hours of live performance. A wide range of small press poetry books, chapbooks, and broadsides will be for sale, as well as tapes and records from independent labels on the forefront of contemporary experimental music.
PRESSES: Station Hill / Black Sun Lit / Pinsapo / Model City / Lanesville Press / 1080 Press / Dispersed Holdings / Belladonna*Collaborative / PS Hudson / Shivastan / After Hours / Bottle of Smoke / New Books / 18 Owls / Litmus Press / Arteidolia Press
LABELS: winds measure / Infrequent Seams / Notice Recordings / Tripticks / Lobby Art
PERFORMERS: Katy Mongeau & Nyhne, Anaïs Maviel & Robert Kocik, Ric Royer & G Lucas Crane, No Land & Joanna Mattrey, Playbackers (Stella Silbert, Arkm Foam, Donny Shaw), James Loop, Doug Farrand, John Hastings, Madison Brookshire, Luke Martin, Noah Ophoven-Baldwin, Gerard Malanga, John Joe Kane, Terrence Arjoon, Alysia Slocum Laferriere, Alexis Almeida, George Quasha, Charles Stein, Alana Seigel, Rachel Levitsky, Caroline Crumpacker, Shiv Mirabito, Emily Brandt, Lawrence Giffin, Joel Newberger, Tamas Panitz, Jeffrey Lependorf, Drew Wesely, Katie Porter, James Ilgenfritz, Webb Crawford, Rev. Web, Sam Wenc
What to expect when attending an event at Opus 40:
-Entry is at 356 George Sickle Rd, Saugerties, NY
-No Pets (sorry, we love animals!)
-Concerts may be canceled if there are sustained heavy rain storms. All ticket buyers will get an email and full refunds. Updates will be on our facebook + instagram as well
-Bring a chair / picnic blanket. We also have a limited number of wooden folding chairs and picnic tables on site.
-No Outside Food or Alcoholic Beverages. Outside snacks and non-alcoholic beverages are OK (small coolers only). Every show has 1-2 food local vendors onsite as well as cocktails/beer/wine at the Stockade Tavern barcart. Water/Drinks, Snacks and more available in the gift shop.
-The Sculpture typically closes when music begins. We encourage you to come early and explore the grounds before the show!
-ADA parking is available (follows signage) and Carpooling is always encouraged!
-Children under 5 years old are free and do not require a ticket. Please be considerate that this is a concert and not a playground, and that all children under 15 must be with guardian on the sculpture.
Enjoy the show and do not hesitate to reach out with any questions: