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Notes from Max Richter's SXSW sleepover / 89.5KMFA

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KMFA Rideshare Host - Chris Johnson attended the or the North American premiere of Max Richter's Sleep, presented by SXSW at Texas Performing Arts at UT Bass Concert Hall on March 13. Badge-holders lined up for over an hour in advance, trying to get a spot on one of 150 mattresses set out on the stage. In addition to the slumbering audience on stage, there was an observation gallery in the hall, where about a hundred audience members were allowed to voyeuristically observe the concert for a couple of hours. The full version of Sleep became available for streaming on March 16. 

KMFA's Chris Johnson was lucky enough to be among the latter group. Below are his notes from the sidelines. Take a read