On November 19 at Painted Bride 5212 Market St Phila. PA 19142 the fest continues with Outsiders Improvised & Creative Music Festival Explores the Metaverse: This in-person event will be livestreamed into virtual reality via The Ropeadope Lounge (TRL), featuring a film screening of “Battle of Images; a tribute To Paul Robeson” and a live musical performance by “Strings & Things” Jamaaladeen Tacuma, bass; Mary Halvorson, guitar and Tomas Fujiwara, drums.

This unique presentation joins the world of live music with the VR world of attendees around the world. The full live performance and film screening will broadcast into VR for avatars to watch, and the VR world will be beamed back to the Clef Club on their movie screen. Following the performance, there will be an afterparty in VR, where fans can chat with the musicians and each other.

Admission for the in person event is $25 tickets, $20 Media Stream VR Pass are available online through Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.com/e/429792148887