Desolation Center
Sonic Visions and Saturn Present

Desolation Center

Ages 18+
DESOLATION CENTER

Doors 7:30 PM / Film 8:00 PM / Runtime 93 mins.

FREE Admission

Snacks, posters, and stickers available at merch table.

The untold story of a series of Reagan-era guerrilla punk and industrial desert happenings in Southern California that are now recognized as the inspiration for Burning Man, Lollapalooza, and Coachella. Interviews and rare performance footage of Sonic Youth, Minutemen, Meat Puppets, Redd Kross, Einstürzende Neubauten, Survival Research Laboratories, Savage Republic, Swans and more. Directed by Stuart Swezey.

Venue Information:
Saturn
200 41st Street S
Birmingham, AL, 35222
Thank you for your patience during this unprecedented situation.  Our ability to present shows, or to reschedule them, has seemingly been changing daily.   During this time we have been evaluating the scale and scope for all of our shows, and are now able to provide information regarding rescheduled dates & refunds.
For shows that have been rescheduled: we encourage you to hold on to your tickets, as they will still be valid for the new date. We can’t wait to see y’all soon! If you are unable to make the new date, check your inbox for an email from Eventbrite which includes information on how to request a refund. 

For shows that have been cancelled: You will receive an email from Eventbrite & receive a refund.  We realize that a delay for refunds on shows that have yet to be rescheduled is an inconvenience, but this process enables us to provide refunds fairly, and hopefully without disruption.     We also know how frustrating it can be to wait for answers, so thanks for bearing with us.   Stay well, stay safe, and we will see you all soon.
Click Here For Show Updates
+