Redwood Tango Ensemble is an energetic tango quintet
specializing in traditional tango music of the classic "Golden Era"
orchestras of the 30's-50's.
Trio Zincalo play a diverse range of music from different parts
of the world-- Argentine Tangos, Brazilian Choros and Bossa Novas,
French Gypsy Jazz, American Jazz, Italian Wedding Music,
and Bulgarian Freilachs.
In the vein of songwriters like Randy Newman
and Bob Dylan, DeNatale's music is grounded
and beautifully melodic.
WINFRED E. EYE
The Oakland, California-based band Winfred E. Eye
mixes rock n' roll with country boogie, adding a dark
crooning touch, and creating a style uniquely their own
REAL VOCAL STRING QUARTET
String quartet, string band, woman’s vocal quartet, jaw-dropping improvising world-music collective….pick a box and Real Vocal String Quartet will think outside it, with style.
TIN CUP SERENADE
Tin Cup Serenade have a timeless sound all their own, shifting between Jazz, Blues, Calypso, weepy Westerns, Mariachi, Noir, and more.
QUINN DEVEAUX & THE BLUE BEAT REVIEW
is the dance floor between the sweet old times and new hard times.
Quinn has packed houses and astounded audiences in the bay area
for years with his smooth, saucy voice and cool melodic songwriting.
With all the style and subtlety of the great soul/blues singers of the
earth bound golden days, his band keeps audiences in a state of joy.
A blend of psychedelic-folk and California-soul with
an indie pop sound and vocals that melt listeners.
A singer-songwriter troubadour who wears his passionate love of West Coast Pop on his sleeve
and has fans around the globe.
SEAN HAYES - SOLD OUT!
SF Weekly has raved, "Hayes' music succeeds on the tension
between warm, resonant soul and dirt-road folk, all laced with
a wandering troubadour's coo… the danceable folk singer…
Hayes gets his groove on [with] quavering voice over
swinging drum patterns, mellifluous piano, and funky horn parts.”
SF Chronicle called him "a singular urban/backwoods sound
and vision… extraordinary.”
GAUTAM TEJAS GANESHAN
Dubbed a "local treasure" by SF Classical Voice, Gautam Ganeshan sings
classical Carnatic music with distinction and an inimitable style.
THE BODHIDHARMA ENSEMBLE
Led by saxophonist Prasant Radhakrishnan, the Bodhidharma Ensemble links
the cultures of India and China through innovative interpretation of old songs,
and original compositions with an unprecedented sound.
CHUCKYBABY & THE BISCUITS - SOLD OUT!
A band of local nursery school teachers
who also happen to be talented musicians.
The band performs beloved and irreverent
children’s songs. Bring the family, a picnic,
and be ready for fun, giggles and great music.
This show is sure to sell-out!
(of Baguette Quartette)
LAURA & ANTON
(of Foxtails Brigade)
Edith Piaf and French cafe style inspired originals
Django Reinhart gypsy jazz of 1930's Europe and
music that swings
(Concert passes are not accepted for this benefit concert.)
RAMON & JESSICA
Ramon & Jessica, a boy-girl duo from San Francisco,
write deceptively simple songs on the edge of folk and pop.
Gojogo is an unusual quartet that combines the Western sounds
of classical and jazz with the rhythmic traditions of India. Show includes special screening of Russian animation.
"A captivating improviser, imaginative composer,
and master of collaboration." - San Francisco Chronicle.
“[Bells Atlas] draws from Oakland’s tradition of jazz
and blues, speeds it up with Afropop beats, and breaks
the flow with odd tempos and quick changes.”
- Whitney Phaneuf, East Bay Express
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Redwood Grove door opens
Ticket includes admission to the Garden before 4:30 pm
Shows may sell out -
buy online in advance with no surcharge
Children under 5 free
Bring your own refreshments
Warm clothes suggested
Alcohol is not permitted per UCPD.
Parking is limited and not guaranteed - carpooling is encouraged.
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