Songs in the Skyspace is Landmarks' monthly music series hosted inside James Turrell’s Skyspace, The Color Inside. After a successful launch in fall 2019, the series was shuttered in March 2020 in response to the pandemic. The program returns on February 20 will with a dynamic roster of musicians from across musical genres. Representing a diverse mix of voices and instruments, the program offers a unique way to engage with Turrell’s elegant light sequence.
Songs in the Skyspace runs monthly on select evenings during the sunset light sequence. Free reservations are required and can be made online. Please note that reservations tend to fill up three weeks in advance of performances.
Songs in the Skyspace performance schedule:
(List in formation; additional performances to be announced in fall)
February 20: Justice Phillips (classical guitar)
March 20: Hum A Cappella (South Asian fusion a cappella)
April 16: Sound Bath Meditation with Sonic Starchild (singing bowls, chimes, gongs)
May 8: Lesly Reynaga (Latinx singer songwriter)
May 15: Beauties and the Beat (female treble a cappella)
May 22 - August 22: Summer Break
August 28: Shawn Lesure
Note: From May 22 - August 22, the nightly light sequence inside James Turrell's The Color Inside will be unavailable due to the seasonal closure of the William C. Powers Jr. Student Activity Center (WCP). During this time, Songs in the Skyspace will also be unavailable. The fall 2022 performance schedule will be announced in late summer.
Standby at Sunset
Landmarks can accommodate standbys on a first-come, first-served basis. Standby visitors are encouraged to arrive at the Skyspace thirty minutes before sunset to join the list. Once the light sequence begins, no-show reservations will be released and standby guests will be accommodated as space permits.
Songs in the Skyspace featured in Alcalde | Docs
Landmarks thanks KMFA 89.5, Austin’s independent classical station, for their support of this program.