In an original collaboration, Tim Kinsella, Leroy Bach along with Melina Ausikaitis and Ben Boye uniquely perform the songs created for, and around prolific poet Marvin Tate's stories and melodies. Originally from Chicago, Willis Earl Beal is a mysterious, eccentric and soulful raw talent ie: the real deal. His animated short "Principles of a Protagonist" will be screened, as well as a deep listening performance art piece providing the audience with an exclusive release. In short: Willis Earl Beal is Nobody. His performance will not be a performance. The YEAH Babies are a quartet from Columbus, Ohio producing a compelling mix of trippy, quirky electronics and eccentric rhythms that are topped off with soulful vocals and melodies.