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. Sonic Circuits is community outreach program by Pyramid Atlantic, a 501(c)(3) non-profit contemporary arts center.


  • Jeff Surak - Director & Curator
  • Pat Gillis - Tech Director
  • Sam Chintha - Sound Engineer
  • Chester Hawkins - Art Director
  • James Adams - Press Outreach
  • Cory O'Brien - Web Developer
  • Keith Sinzinger - Grand Illuminator

Upcoming Shows

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    Sonic Circuits Festival 2015

    You can purchase advance tickets by clicking on the BUY NOW button for each night. Or purchase a festival pass for $50 and save $10!

    Processing fee added to each ticket. Tickets will also be available at the door.
    STUDENTS - Half price admission at the door. Must present valid photo school ID.


    Pyramid Atlantic

    8230 Georgia Avenue
    Silver Spring, MD 20910


    Fri, Sep 18th 2015 @Pyramid Atlantic

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

    international electromagnetics
    Dennis Kane
    Michel Banabila
    Trumpet Trumpet Synthesizer

    Sat, Sep 19th 2015 @Pyramid Atlantic

    1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    ~ FREE

    Outdoor guerrilla performances in various areas in downtown Silver Spring culminating at the Pyramid Atlantic parking lot.

    Sat, Sep 19th 2015 @Pyramid Atlantic

    5:00 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.
    ~ $20

    Nate Schneible
    Chester Hawkins
    Videll Barsky Wolf
    Anne-F Jaques
    Johannes Bergmarkt
    Bob Bellarue
    Clive Graham & Adam Bohman
    Prehistoric Horse
    Hay Fever

    Sun, Sep 20th 2015 @Pyramid Atlantic

    6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
    ~ $20

    Eva Zöllner (with Gary Rouzer + Dan Barbiero)
    Jen Shyu
    Anthony Pirog
    Janel Leppin
    Rafael Toral
    Mia Zabelka



      Contact Sonic Circuits

      For all general inquiries and press contact:

      For booking submissions and proposals:

      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!