EMILY JANE WHITE
Emily Jane White's singing voice, wispy and sweet but cut with an alluring world-weary weight, lends itself to introspection and rustic tales of woe. Part of the neo-folk movement that included Joanna Newsom and sometimes sonically compared to Cat Power or Jolie Holland, White possesses a singular voice inspired by the raveled threads of the uncanny in American culture, referencing depression-era blues and classic works of gothic literature, creating a haunting folk sound. Her indelible music has earned her a devoted European following and accolades in Rolling Stone, Spin, and NPR All Songs Considered.
Foxtails Brigade present an ornate kind of chamber pop, intricate violin and cello arrangements anchored by Laura Weinbachs intricately played classical guitar and pitch perfect vocals. But underneath the simple melodies lie an impeding darkness, a lyrical landscape populated by shadowy and bizarre characters.
"Whether performing pop tunes, French chanson or dream-ridden originals, they create arresting music marked by unaffected whimsy, surreal imagery and insinuating melodies. KQED
Come hear these two sirens in the enchanted redwood grove.
NOTES ABOUT REDWOOD GROVE CONCERTS
Shows may sell out - buy online in advance.
Parking is limited and not guaranteed - carpooling is encouraged.
Ticket includes admission to the Botanical Garden before 4:30pm.
Bring your own refreshments.
Alcohol is not permitted per UCPD.
Warm clothes suggested.