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SONIC CITY Exhibition Opening
Jun 4, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm| Free
The City Reliquary Museum presents its summer exhibition, SONIC CITY. This show shines a light on New York’s most innovative musical instrument makers. It brings together rare instruments such as boutique handcrafted guitars and master-built basses, effects pedals, high-end headphones, and synthesizers to illustrate Greater New York’s central role in music history past and present.
Visitors will have an opportunity to play some of the most rare and unusual instruments made in New York and interact with otherworldly sound-manipulating devices.
This opening includes live music by Iced Ink, one of BK’s most exciting all-instrumental rock-fusion trios.
The instruments on display are produced by artists and companies that have served acts such as Pink Floyd, Nirvana, Victor Wooten, Wilco, and U2:
Kelvin Daly Instruments
Sadowsky Guitars Ltd
Gretsch Drums from Fred W Gretsch III
Dean Gordon Guitars
Rick Kelly & Carmine Street Guitars- Home of Kelly Guitars
Ken Butler Hybrid Instruments
Death By Audio
Critter & Guitari
Headphones from Grado Labs
Tech 21 NYC Effects