7 May 2024

Sleep concerts, a place where performers want you to nap

From Afternoons, 1:34 pm on 7 May 2024

Today we hear all about sleep concerts and the art of gong bathing. It's a concert where the performers actually want you to sleep through their performances.

We speak to  Erika Grant who comes from a classical music background, having played in orchestras before going on to make music for silent films, theatre, and even marching bands.

Erika's in our Wellington studio with her gongs to give us a taste of what the concerts are all about, ahead of an upcoming Sleep Concert event at the LOEMIS Arts Festival.

Erika Grant's gongs

Erika Grant's gongs Photo: Erika Grant

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