<< August 2018 >>

Thursday, August 2, 2018

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

SUMMER CONCERTS IN THE REDWOOD GROVE!
Enjoy a magical music experience this summer under towering redwoods in the Berkeley hills.

TONIGHT: Chris Smither + Forest Sun

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

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

Cal at SF Symphony | Return of the Jedi: Star Wars: Return of the Jedi

Performing Arts - Music | August 2 | 7:30-10 p.m. |  SF Symphony

  , San Francisco, CA

 Cal Alumni Association

$115 Orchestra, $95 Rear Orchestra, $70 2nd Tier

  Tickets go on sale February 13. Buy tickets online

Sunday, August 5, 2018

UC Berkeley Summer Chorus Concert: FREE Choral Concert Sponsored by the Music Department

Performing Arts - Music | August 5 | 4-5 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

Join us for a selection of songs in many languages. No tickets required. The UC Berkeley Summer Chorus is comprised of students from the university and members of the Berkeley and Bay Area community. The chorus is a fully student-run ensemble.

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Coheed and Cambria: with guests: Taking Back Sunday, The Story So Far

Performing Arts - Music | August 9 | 5:30 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre

 Another Planet Entertainment

It’s been over two years since Coheed and Cambria’s 2015 album, The Color Before the Sun, was released as the band’s first “non-concept” album over the span of their 15-year career. The album left the sci-fi universe of “The Amory Wars” and instead focused on frontman Claudio Sanchez’s personal life, including the birth of his first child.

  Buy tickets online

REDWOOD GROVE SUMMER CONCERTS: Vetiver

Performing Arts - Music | August 9 | 6-7:30 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden, Redwood Grove

 Botanical Garden

SUMMER CONCERTS IN THE REDWOOD GROVE!
Enjoy a magical music experience this summer under towering redwoods in the Berkeley hills.

TONIGHT: Vetiver

$28 Adult, $26 UCBG Member Adult, $18 Youth 5-17yrs, Free Under 5

 SOLD OUT!. Buy tickets by emailing gardenprograms@berkeley.edu

Thursday, August 16, 2018

REDWOOD GROVE SUMMER CONCERTS: Alela Diane + Kelly McFarling

Performing Arts - Music | August 16 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden, Redwood Grove

 Botanical Garden

SUMMER CONCERTS IN THE REDWOOD GROVE!
Enjoy a magical music experience this summer under towering redwoods in the Berkeley hills.

TONIGHT: Alela Diane + Kelly McFarling

$26 Adult, $24 UCBG Member Adult, $15 Youth 5-17yrs, Free Under 5

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

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

REDWOOD GROVE SUMMER CONCERTS: Young Musicians Choral Orchestra

Performing Arts - Music | August 21 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden, Redwood Grove

 Botanical Garden

SUMMER CONCERTS IN THE REDWOOD GROVE!
Enjoy a magical music experience this summer under towering redwoods in the Berkeley hills.

TONIGHT: Young Musicians Choral Orchestra - Jazz Big Band

$12 Adult, $10 UCBG Member Adult, $5 Youth 5-17yrs, Free Under 5

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

Thursday, August 23, 2018

REDWOOD GROVE SUMMER CONCERTS: Tyler Ramsey + The Suitcase Junket

Performing Arts - Music | August 23 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden, Redwood Grove

 Botanical Garden

SUMMER CONCERTS IN THE REDWOOD GROVE!
Enjoy a magical music experience this summer under towering redwoods in the Berkeley hills.

TONIGHT: Tyler Ramsey + The Suitcase Junket

$26 Adult, $24 UCBG Member Adult, $15 Youth 5-17yrs, Free Under 5

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

Saturday, August 25, 2018

REDWOOD GROVE SUMMER CONCERTS: Rogue Wave

Performing Arts - Music | August 25 | 5-7 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

 Botanical Garden

Join us for the last concert of the summer - a benefit show for our Education and Public Programs!

ROGUE WAVE
Beloved indie-rock extraordinaires!
Don't miss this intimate concert under towering redwoods in Berkeley Hills with one of the Bay Areas best bands!

$50 Concert Only Ticket, $125 Concert + Apples & Hops Festival all access

  Register online

Sunday, August 26, 2018

Full: Payne/Sonami

Performing Arts - Music | August 26 | 7-8:30 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

Maggi Payne and Laetitia Sonami—two of the Bay Area’s finest composers and intrepid musical pioneers—team up for an evening of solo and collaborative performances, electroacoustic music, sound art, and explorations of resonance and acoustics.

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Noon Concert: Jolie Huang, piano

Performing Arts - Music | August 29 | 12 p.m. |  Hertz Concert Hall

 Department of Music

Selections by Debussy and Franck

Continuing it's 66th season, the Noon Concert series features the Music Department’s varied and diverse performance activities. Inaugurated in 1953, these concerts are very popular and well attended by those on campus and in the wider community. Traditionally on Wednesdays and Fridays, each concert begins promptly at 12:15 and ends by 1pm.

Holloway Series in Poetry: Annual Faculty Reading

Reading - Literary | August 29 | 6:30-10 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 315, Maude Fife

 Cecil Giscombe, Professor, Berkeley English; Robert Hass, Professor, Berkeley English; Lyn Hejinian, John F. Hotchkis Professor, Berkeley English; Geoffrey G. O'Brien, Professor, Berkeley English; John Shoptaw, Continuing Lecturer, Berkeley English; Sara Nicholson, Holloway Fellow, Berkeley English

 Department of English, Holloway Reading Series

Thursday, August 30, 2018

REDWOOD GROVE SUMMER CONCERTS: Hubby Jenkins + Rainy Eyes

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

 Botanical Garden

SUMMER CONCERTS IN THE REDWOOD GROVE!
Enjoy a magical music experience this summer under towering redwoods in the Berkeley hills.

TONIGHT: Hubby Jenkins (of Carolina Chocolate Drops) + Rainy Eyes

$26 Adult, $24 UCBG Member Adult, $12 Youth 5-17yrs, Free Under 5

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

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit: With guest: Aimee Mann

Performing Arts - Music | August 30 | 7 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre

 Another Planet Entertainment

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit’s new album, The Nashville Sound, is a beautiful piece of American musicmaking, but watch yourself: it will light a fire under your ass. “You’re still breathing, it’s not too late,” Jason sings.

  Buy tickets online

Friday, August 31, 2018

Rebelution: with guests: Stephen Marley, Common Kings, Zion I, DJ Mackle

Performing Arts - Music | August 31 | 6:30 p.m. |  Hearst Greek Theatre

 Another Planet Entertainment

A dozen years into Rebelution’s stirring career, the release of the California reggae band’s fifth album ‘Falling Into Place’ finds them more energized than ever.

  Buy tickets online