• May 11 2019 | 9:00 pm

    Angel Bat Dawid’s Mothership 9: A June Tyson Space Odyssey

    Mothership9 is a monthly series of creative music concerts, education and community participatory events of diverse styles approaches and genres with the purpose of building a sonic mythological spaceship to the cosmos. This series will explore the connection between space, cosmos, mythology and its relation to Chicago’s deep history and tradition of creative music as a valid construct for empowerment, healing and solidarity.

Starchild! Citizens of the universe! Recording angels!
We have returned to claim the pyramids.
Partying on the Mothership, I am the Mothership connection
Mothership Connection (Starchild),
Parliament (1975)


Greetings Mystic Travelers,


Its Ship time again! We must continue to build our sonic space shuttle. This leg of the journey we go in to the VOICE. Who better to teach us about our primal instruments then June Tyson. June Tyson was the mighty vocalist, violinist dancer and costume designer of our beloved and fearless bandleader Sun Ra who taught us that Space is the Place. It was June who was the voice of the movement.


Let the Mothership9 take you on…



A thematic multidimensional performative voyage into the Astro Black Universe of June Tyson, SunRa’s beloved friend and voice of the Arkestra.

Joining us on this magnificent journey will be…


Multidisciplinary Vocalist Julian Otis, Chicago Sweet Melody Maker Deborah Powell, Movement and Vocals from interdisciplinary artist Aquarius Aquarius…And members from my beloved Brothahood Adam Zanolini, Rudra Xristián, Sound Artists N.w. Long and special guest drummer Vincent Davis!


Visual stimulation provided by epic filmmaker and Afro-futurist Jonathan Woods-Apuat En Heru


And Chicago multifaceted designer Deborah Jackson will drape us in her stunning cosmic jewelry.


And of course Cosmic Space Treatzz and organic delectables provided by Nicole Melanie Davis the amazing Mindful Indulgences: Organic Vegan Artisan Chocolate Truffles.


Space is definitely the place


Will be a most splendid evening…please come and enjoy