Samson Stilwell – 2017 Tour


Samson Stilwell Roarke Menzies Tour 2017


Samson Stilwell and Roarke Menzies are touring throughout summer 2017

To support the release of his EP Signals sonic artist Samson Stilwell is touring during 2017 alongside New York based artist and composer Roarke Menzies.


Tour Dates

1st June
Volume, Los Angeles, CA

2nd June
Land and Sea, Oakland, CA

3rd June
Indexical, Santa Cruz, CA

8th June
Beacon Sound, Portland, OR

9th June
Wayward Music, Seattle, WA

10th June
Quiet City, Vancouver, B.C.


Samson Stilwell is a Portland-based sonic artist. After receiving his BA from the Johnston Center for Integrative Studies, he was awarded the Jean Burden Prize in Poetry from The American Academy of Poets, and his writing has been published by national journals such as The Chicago Quarterly Review and The Rumpus. In 2016 he co-founded Soundspace, a radio-based installation series focussed on turning the radio into a space for new modes of listening.

Roarke Menzies is a New York City-based artist and composer who uses his voice, mouth and body as sound sources, along with audio hardware, software and field recordings, to create electronic and electroacoustic works.His music has been described by The New Yorker as “a layered electronic throb, coming and going, always enhancing but never overpowering.” His work has been presented at the Material Art Fair in Mexico City, the Spring Break Art Show in New York City, the Untitled Art Fair in Miami, VOLUME in Los Angeles, the Knockdown Center in Queens, Diapason Gallery for Sound and Intermedia in Brooklyn, and many others.


Except from Samson Stilwell performing Contact — November 2016