SOLD OUT: Redwood Grove Summer Concerts: Sammy Miller and the Congregation + John Bros Piano Co.

Performing Arts - Music | August 8 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | UC Botanical Garden, Redwood Grove

 Sammy Miller & the Congregation; John Bros Piano Co.

 Botanical Garden

A native of Los Angeles, Grammy nominated drummer Sammy Miller has become known for his relentless focus on making music that feels good as a drummer, singer, and bandleader. Upon completing his Master’s at The Juilliard School, Sammy formed his ensemble, The Congregation. As a band, they share the power of community through their music—joyful jazz.

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Formed by a pair of former Cal Berkeley students who shared a love of early jazz and barroom blues, the band began as humbly and seemingly incongruous as possible, with the pair dragging their battered Wurlitzer spinet around to busk on street corners and in BART stations around San Francisco and the East Bay. The John Brothers Piano Company have built a devoted fan base one show at a time, blending timeless classics and original compositions with nearly irrepressible energy, and the lineup has expanded to a quartet of prodigiously talented multi-instrumentalists. Asked to describe their sound and approach by The Bay Bridged, the band responded, “This group is a punk band with jazz instruments and classical inclinations.”

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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 $15/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, no physical tickets.
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.)

 General $32 / UCBG Members $30 / Youth (5 - 17) $18

 SOLD OUT. Buy tickets online

 gardenprograms@berkeley.edu