Performing Arts - Music | August 31 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden, Redwood Grove
REDWOOD GROVE SUMMER CONCERT SERIES!
Every Thursday, June through August
Enjoy a magical music experience this summer under towering redwoods in the Berkeley hills.
Dubbed the West Coasts hottest Brazilian band by promoters, journalists and fans, SambaDá musically unites the Americas. Based in the rich musical traditions of Brazil, SambaDá also references salsa and cumbia, and blends them playfully with funk and reggae beats. Brazilian natives Papiba Godinho and Dandha da Hora bring profound knowledge and respect for Brazilian music, and together with the entire band, they present a unique musical sound with a universal appeal.
Kyla Danysh is a Berkeley native who has been playing violin for twenty-five years. She grew up studying classical and Klezmer music, and discovered her passion for improvisation through the exploration of Son Jarocho, Son Huasteco, boleros, gypsy jazz, and Balkan music. She has since traveled to Veracruz a number of times to study, record and perform with her mentors, and is a member of the group Cascada de Flores based in the Bay Area. Kyla is a dedicated teacher, and devotes much of her time outside of playing violin to teaching literacy and music classes throughout the East Bay.
Dolores Lolis García is the Co-Director of the East Bay Centers resident arts company, Son de la Tierra. Under the mentorship of Artemio Posadas, Lolis has been studying Mexican Son for over twenty years. She has mastered a number of string and percussion instruments in a variety of Son traditions including Huasteco, Jarocho, Tixtleco, and Mariachero. She has taught workshops and performed at festivals in Mexico and the U.S. Lolis teaches extensively with the East Bay Center for the Performing Arts in Richmond, and at many different schools in the East Bay.
NOTES ABOUT REDWOOD GROVE CONCERTS:
Shows will sell-out buy online in advance. (No surcharge!)
All tickets are will call, non-refundable and non-trasferable.
Your name will be on a check-in list both at the Garden Kiosk and at the Redwood Grove gate.
Parking is limited and not guaranteed carpooling is highly encouraged.
Ticket includes admission to the Botanical Garden before it closes at 5:00pm. ($12 value for adults!)
Redwood Grove door opens at 5:00 p.m.
Snacks and drinks available; picnics welcome.
Warm clothes recommended.
All Audiences, General Public
$22 Adult, $20 UCBG Member Adult, $12 Youth 5-17yrs, Free Under 5