17 Nov 2023

Simmer: James Heighway & Jon Flood

New Movements in Music and Art

Simmer is an evening program of experimental music and art at Penrith Regional Gallery this Summer. Rich with sensorial encounters, Simmer awakens the senses as the sun sets over the gardens and galleries at Emu Plains. Simmer includes a program of music and sound art, curated by acclaimed Blue Mountains composer Monica Brooks, and a series of workshops facilitated by guest artists. CLICK HERE to view the full Simmer program.

Doors open at 6pm, with performances starting at 7pm.

Food and drinks available for purchase through Cafe at Lewers.



James Heighway is a sound artist and improvisor living on Dharug and Gundungurra country. He is known for his beautiful and harsh approaches to electric guitars and handmade synthesizers. Heighway’s current projects include: Without Doors (since 2019), and Noise Without Borders Volumes 1, 2, 3, a global collaboration across 2023 for Green Music Australia.


Jon Flood is a folk artist living and working on Dharug and Gundungurra country. Flood composes soft, nylon string guitar songs, drawing influence from American primitive, experimental, lo-fi and other forms of music and art.

This initiative is proudly supported by the NSW Government through the Culture Up Late Western Sydney program.

17 Nov 2023 7:00 pm

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