Icebox Project Space


8th – Girls Rock Philly
14th-15th – KREV
21st-22nd – Impermanent Society


Girls Rock Philly stands on 10 years of community organizing that has brought together youth, musicians, activists, educators, and friends passionate about transforming our Philadelphia soundscapes. Come celebrate 10 years of programming on Saturday October 8th at Sustaining our Sounds: Girls Rock Philly’s 10th Anniversary Gala!

Date: Saturday October 8th
Location: The Icebox (1400 N. American St)
Time: 6pm-10pm
Youth Participants & Sustainers Get in Free!



A royal visit from their majesties Kings Leif Elggren & Carl Michael von Hausswolff.

Mike Bullock presents The Inauguration of the Philadelphia Embassy of the Kingdoms of Elgaland-Vargaland (KREV) – a weekend of performance, music, video, and art.

Swedish artists Leif Elggren (King Leif I) and Carl Michael von Hausswolff (King Michael I) founded KREV in 1992. They describe it as “the largest and most populous realm on earth, incorporating all boundaries between other nations as well as the digital territory and other states of existence.”

The Embassy Inauguration will feature a passport-making ceremony, where audience members can become citizens of KREV; renditions of the KREV national anthem; annexation of the crack in the Liberty Bell. The evening will end with a concert of three electronic music performances.

8pm Concert

Sons of God with Mike Bullock
CM von Hausswolff
Bhob Rainey and Ian M Fraser

2pm Events

Inauguration Ceremony by the Kings
Lamination Ceremony by Ken Montgomery aka Egnekn, the Minister of Lamination; and Andrea, the Enchantress of Bioluminosity
Annexation of the Crack in the Liberty Bell
Renditions of the KREV National Anthem

The Impermanent Society of Philadelphia

ISOP is a Philadelphia based organization that is focused on promoting freely improvised live performance that focuses on experimental sound and movement. Launched in 2015, ISOP seeks to produce performance and educational programming.

The Impermanent Society of Philadelphia (ISOP) is currently organizing, a weeklong celebration of freely improvised sound and movement performance that will feature four sound/music and four dance/movement artists from Philadelphia and beyond that are also experienced teacher/educators and will offer workshops and discussion based in their practices during the weeklong fest. We are also seeking up to 20 other artists who want to participate in multiple sets of improvised performance over the weekend. Performances are scheduled Friday October 21 and Saturday October 22 8:00PM – 11:00PM, and Sunday October 23 6:00PM – 9:00PM, at the Icebox Project Space in Philadelphia PA

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In a multi-media presentation
Carolyn Huebl, violin
Mark Wait, piano


The Icebox Project Space is proud to announce its Sound Residency Series

The Icebox is hosting sound-based artists within the space for periods between a few hours and up to 6 weeks, with a focus on experimentation and exploration of the unique acoustic properties of the Icebox (formerly an enormous walk-in freezer, which accounts for some of its unusual characteristics). At the end of each residency, the Icebox will release a track online and at the end of 2016, we intend to compile the tracks onto an LP, as a sonic document.