Sound Tribe Sector 9

Saturday, October 7, 2017, 5:30 p.m. at St. Augustine Amphitheatre

The St. Augustine Amphitheatre will present electro-funk jam band Sound Tribe Sector 9 (STS9) with special guests Jade Cicada and Sunsquabi in a live concert.

Past the Lighthouse going south, on the left.
1340 A1A South, St. Augustine, FL, 32080
(904) 209-3742
  • The St. Augustine Amphitheatre will present electro-funk jam band Sound Tribe Sector 9 (STS9) with special guests Jade Cicada and Sunsquabi in a live concert on Saturday, October 7, 2017.

    STS9 was founded in Georgia as Sound Tribe Sector 9 in the late 1990s. They became known for their dub-influenced psychedelic music that relied heavily on group improvisation. Their debut album, Interplanetary Escape Vehicle, was released in 1988. As the band evolved and with the addition of Jeffree Lerner on percussion, Hunter Brown on guitar, David Phipps on keyboards, Zach Velmer on drums, and David Murphy on bass, STS9  refined its fully original sound and became popular as a jam band in the early 2000s.

    Tireless tourers, STS9 has also released several albums, including Live in 1999, Offered Schematics Suggesting Peace in 2000, and The Universe Inside in 2016. This most recent album debuted in the Top 5 of both the Billboard Dance/Electronic and Heatseekers charts, as well as the Top 40 on the independent chart.

    Jade Cicada’s music reflects the meanings of his name. His first name is the gemstone that the ancient Chinese considered to be crystallized moonlight that has fallen to earth. His last name calls to mind the chorus of song of the cicadas, among the loudest in nature, and the cycle of rebirth, metamorphosis, and illumination they symbolize.

    SunSquabi had a break out year in 2016, when they unveiled their debut EP entitled “Odyssey,” which featured artists GRIZ and Dominic Lalli of Big Gigantic. They continue to explore what a “Live-Electronic” band should be as they gain national attention for their original sound.

    For more information about STS9, Jade Cicada, and SunSquabi, and for details about this concert, please visit here.

    Admission: Ticket prices are $44.00 for General Admission Standing Pit, $39.00 for Level 100 and Level 200, and $33.00 for Level 300 and Obstructed View. See seating chart below.

    When: Saturday, October 7, 2017, at 5:30 p.m. Gates open at 4:00 p.m.

    Where: St. Augustine Amphitheatre is located at 1340 A1A South in St. Augustine, FL 32080.

    For more information on the St. Augustine Amphitheatre, please call (904) 209-0367 or visit here.

    Parking Information: The St. Augustine Amphitheatre is located on Anastasia Island next to Anastasia State Park. Limited paid parking is available in the St. Augustine Amphitheatre Main Lot, but only with advance purchase of a Premium Parking ticket. Free satellite parking areas are located within one mile of the Amphitheatre, at R.B. Hunt Elementary and at Anastasia State Park (see map below).

    Shuttle Information: The St. Augustine Amphitheatre shuttle system begins its run 45 minutes prior to show time. The shuttle will pick up event patrons at four designated shuttle stops: the R.B. Hunt Elementary School Soccer Field, the west entrance of the Anastasia State Park Main Parking Lot, the Loop at the Anastasia State Park, and the entrance of the St. Augustine Amphitheatre. To see the full shuttle route, please see the map below.

    Shuttles will run continuously until approximately 45 minutes after the scheduled start time of a concert. For anyone wanting to leave prior to the end of a show, shuttles will begin taking people back to the satellite parking areas one hour before the event is over. The driver will not depart the Amphitheatre until the shuttle is more than 50% full.

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