Thursday, August 15, 2019
Performing Arts - Music | August 15 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden, Redwood Grove
Chris Pureka is a Portland-based singer-songwriter whose body of work has resonated deeply with these seemingly disparate milieus. At the age of 18, a discerning and intimate set by Greg Brown at the Strawberry Music Festival inspired Willy Tea Taylor to pursue life as a folk singer.
General $26 / UCBG Members $24 / Youth (5 - 17) $15
Performing Arts - Music | August 15 | 6 p.m. | Hearst Greek Theatre
The fourth album from Young the Giant, Mirror Master is a layered meditation on identity in modern life, an emotionally charged look at the dangers of illusion and possibilities of freedom. Within one single day, were all so many different people, says Gadhia, lead vocalist for the L.A.-based band.
Performing Arts - Music | August 15 | 7 p.m. | Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Amy X Neuburg
Bay Area icon Amy X Neuburg performs a singular blend of virtuosic vocals and live electronics, often with digital looping, in what she has dubbed avant-cabaret. She presents original songs, using her four-octave vocal range and wicked sense of humor to create social commentary that is both powerful and highly entertaining.