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The Bands


Redwood Tango + Trio Zincalo

(August 1)

SOLD OUT!

REDWOOD TANGO
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
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.

 

 

Jesse Denatale + Winfred E. Eye(August 8)

JESSE DENATALE
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 + Tin Cup Serenade

(August 15)


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.
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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 and The Blue Beat Review

(August 22)

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.

 


Etienne Derocher + Bart Davenport

CLOSING SHOW!
(August 29)


ETIENNE DEROCHER

A blend of psychedelic-folk and California-soul with
an indie pop sound and vocals that melt listeners.

BART DAVENPORT
A singer-songwriter troubadour who wears his passionate love of West Coast Pop on his sleeve
and has fans around the globe.

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Caldecott + Ash Reiter

(June 6)

CALDECOTT

Oakland's own Caldecott makes independent rock & roll music
with depth and California mystique.
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ASH REITER

Ash Reiter charms audiences with sunny pop tunes that rock.



Sean Hayes

(June 13)

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.”

 


Gautum Tejas Ganeshan + The Bodhidharma Ensemble

(June 20)

GAUTAM TEJAS GANESHAN

Dubbed a "local treasure" by SF Classical Voice, Gautam Ganeshan sings
classical Carnatic music with distinction and an inimitable style.
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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

(June 27)

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!


Bastille Day Show(July 11)

DEUX BAGUETTES

(of Baguette Quartette)

Cocktail music

LAURA & ANTON
(of Foxtails Brigade)

Edith Piaf and French cafe style inspired originals

GAUCHO
Django Reinhart gypsy jazz of 1930's Europe and
music that swings

(Concert passes are not accepted for this benefit concert.)

 

 


Ramon & Jessica + Gojogo

(July 18)

RAMON & JESSICA

Ramon & Jessica, a boy-girl duo from San Francisco,
write deceptively simple songs on the edge of folk and pop.
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GOJOGO

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.


 

 

 


Todd Sickafoose's tiny Resistors + Bells Atlas

(July 25)

TODD SICKAFOOSE’S
TINY RESISTORS

"A captivating improviser, imaginative composer,
and master of collaboration." - San Francisco Chronicle.
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BELLS ATLAS

“[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

ALL CONCERTS

Thursdays,
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm


Redwood Grove door opens
5 pm

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.

PLAN YOUR VISIT

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