REDWOOD GROVE SUMMER CONCERTS: Chris Smither + Forest Sun

Performing Arts - Music | August 2 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden, Redwood Grove

 Botanical Garden

REDWOOD GROVE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES!
Every Thursday + special Tuesdays, June through August
Enjoy a magical music experience this summer under towering redwoods in the Berkeley hills.

TONIGHT: Venerable singer-songwriter
Chris Smither
Honing a synthesis of folk and blues for 50 years, Chris Smither is truly an American original. Reviewers and fans from around the world, including Rolling Stone and The New York Times, agree that Chris continues to be a profound songwriter, a blistering guitarist, and intense performer as he draws deeply from the blues, American folk music, modern poets and humanist philosophers.

CALL ME LUCKY is the new record from Chris Smither and is his first set of brand new originals in six years (release date: March 2018 on Signature Sounds/Mighty Albert). Recorded at the gorgeous Blue Rock Studio in the Texas foothills CALL ME LUCKY features longtime producer and multi-instrumentalist David Goodrich, drummer Billy Conway (Morphine), Matt Lorenz (aka The Suitcase Junket), Mike Meadows, and engineer Keith Gary. The new record features Smither-trademark songs that offer commentary on the human condition with a wink of an eye and pulls from deep in the soul. To complete the project are a couple of surprise covers that remind us of Chris’ deftness as a song interpreter as he makes the songs his own.

Forest Sun
Forest Sun is an award-winning singer songwriter from San Francisco with over 60 million plays on Pandora. Sun’s soulful music draws on a deep well of American folk and enlivens audiences around the globe with his wealth of original songs sung in his signature laid-back California style.


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REDWOOD GROVE CONCERT INFORMATION AND TICKET POLICIES
Shows will sell-out – buy online in advance. (No surcharge!)
Redwood Grove Gate opens at 5pm.
Ticket includes admission to the main Botanical Garden collections before it closes at 5:00pm. (a $12/adult value!)
Parking in the attached UC campus parking lot ($1/hr) is limited and not guaranteed – carpooling is highly encouraged.
All tickets are by registration “will call" list.
Seating is general admission amphitheater.
Please contact us in advance if you will need a wheelchair accessible spot.
Snacks and drinks available; picnics welcome
Warm clothes recommended.

CANCELLATION POLICY
All concert ticket sales are final and non-refundable.
The value is not transferable to another concert or program. In the event you can cannot attend, another person may use your registration spots using your name.
(Please let us know if your tickets will go unused.)

 All Audiences, General Public

 All Audiences

 $32 Adult,  $30 UCBG Member Adult,  $15 Youth 5-17yrs,  Free Under 5

  Buy tickets online or or by emailing gardenprograms@berkeley.edu

 gardenprograms@berkeley.edu