GHOST TRACE STELLAR
an evening of free music on Friday 17th July 2009 at the Star and Shadow featuring performances of covers, versions, remixes and interpretations of the 1920s and 30s out-of-copyright folk, blues, and jazz from the Open Music Archive www.openmusicarchive.org

INVITATION: The invitation is now open for bands, musicians, DJs and producers to get involved and contribute to the night. We're inviting you to respond to the rare out-of-copyright music in the Open Music Archive - to make covers, versions or remixes of the archive recordings and to perform them live on the night. It's a unique opportunity to get to know and work with forgotten lyrics, chords, melodies and beats.

Download a selection of the recordings from: www.openmusicarchive.org/starandshadow
and email to register your interest and find out about more tracks:


All live plugged and unplugged performances will be recorded and licensed under Creative Commons ShareAlike, generating a new resource - free for use and reuse in the future.This event opens up a temporary channel for music, exchange and discussion that operates beyond individual proprietary and commercial interests.

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Organised by Polytechnic & Kate Sweeney.
Part of the Polytechnic ecologies programme.
The Star and Shadow Cinema www.starandshadow.org.uk