About Sonic Circuits

Sonic Circuits is a Washington, DC area promoter for experimental music. Sonic Circuits seeks to expose audiences to cutting edge contemporary music that defies genres, and offer artists new platforms to present their music and opportunities to network and collaborate with artists from around the world.

In addition to organizing an annual festival since 2001, Sonic Circuits programs performances year round.


  • Jeff Surak - Director & Curator
  • Pat Gillis - Tech Director
  • Chester Hawkins - Art Director
  • Cory O'Brien - Web Developer
  • Keith Sinzinger - Grand Illuminator

Upcoming Shows

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    Sonic Circuits Festival 2018

    September 28-30, 2018. Festival passes are $50 and can be purchased at the door on Friday, September 28. Full-time students with ID get in for half price.



    6950 Maple Street NW
    Washington DC, DC 20012


    Fri, Sep 28th 2018 @Rhizome

    7:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
    ~ $20

    Ogni Suono
    Acousma Light
    Amirtha Kidambi & Lea Bertucci

    Sat, Sep 29th 2018 @Rhizome

    5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
    ~ $20

    Coven Tree
    Miolina with guest artist Akio Mokuno
    David Grollman/Valerie Kuehne
    Verklärter Rohr
    Heidi Hörsturz
    Free Soil

    Sun, Sep 30th 2018 @Rhizome

    5:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
    ~ $20

    Second River
    Bryce Eiman
    Exfoliage/The December 1952 Project/the sloth ensemble
    Christopher Williams & Robin Hayward
    Canned Fit
    Tatiana Heuman
    Ava Mendoza



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      Please note that we receive countless booking requests and performance proposals and it may take time to respond. Please provide ample lead time as we book far in advance. Provide a bio, description of your work, and links to audio samples and high resolution images. Thank you!