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Concerts in the Redwood Grove: Will Sprott of the Mumlers + Paula Frazer at UC Berkeley

Day & Time: Thursday, August 30, 5:30-7:30 PM

Location: Botanical Garden, Redwood Grove, UC Berkeley

Stunning singing: R&B tinged folk rock & Alt country

WILL SPROTT of THE MUMLERS: Will Sprott, also known by his band name The Mumlers, has a penchant for conjuring the specters of haunting ‘60s folk. Sprott borrows from heyday rock ‘n’ roll just enough to leave room for his own embellishments, of which his soulful voice shines. In Sprott’s solo work you’ll find that even more exposed, his talents burst and bloom.

PAULA FRAZER: Paula Frazer music is frequently described as melancholic alternative country, but with an eclectic mix of folk, blues and pop, among other genres, and always emphasizing her extraordinary voice. She first came to notice by fronting the band Tarnation in the 1990s, which became a cornerstone of the nascent Americana music scene (the album I’ll Give You Something To Cry About was touted by Rolling Stone one of the 25 best Americana records ever). Frazer has appeared on recordings and in concert with many bands and solo artists including Sean Lennon, Handsome Boy Modeling School, and Nick Cave. Said Spin Magazine: “Frazer’s voice has the grande-dame grandeur of Oum Kalthoum, the Southern-belle chime of Patsy Cline, and the rococo phrasing of Joan Baez.”

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. (No concessions available.)
Alcohol is not permitted per UCPD.
Warm clothes suggested.

Target audience: All Audiences
Open to audience: All Audiences
Tickets required: $12/ $10 for members; Youth $5; Under 5 free
Ticket info: Buy tickets online, or by calling 510-643-2755, or by emailing garden@berkeley.edu.

Event Contact: garden@berkeley.edu, 510-643-2755

For more information: http://events.berkeley.edu/?event_ID=55580&date=2012-08-30&tab=performing_arts

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