LightSail 2 engineers hope their project will spring upwards in March 2018.
The collection of anonymously submitted works has been put together for the past 26 years by Cal Poly students.
Five San Luis Obispo-based bands have been sharpening their axes in preparation for a massive group performance.
The night became a burst of color and sound that reverberated through the building with powerful, deep thrums of bass.
The troupe incorporates martial arts and dancing that emphasize the sharp beating of the drums.