Chrystele during a Sofar Sounds performance in a Ponce City Market boutique.
Photo: RYON HORNE
Photo: RYON HORNE

Sofar Sounds: A complete departure from how we normally see live music

For many people, seeing live music is a cherished experience that’s good for the soul. However, that experience can be easily ruined when others in the audience choose to talk, text or otherwise be distracting during the set. 

That concept was the driving force behind Sofar Sounds, a global event series that aims to put the focus back on the artists by bringing people together through secretive performances in atypical venues.

Pearl Crush
Photo: RYON HORNE

Reporter Becca Godwin recently attended one such event, where performers Pearl CrushArmani Swayze and Atlanta’s own Chrystel serenaded a happy group of music lovers at Coco + Mischa in Ponce City Market.

Armani Swayze
Photo: RYON HORNE

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