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UCLA Live Concerts
- 8pm, April 18 & April 19
Royce Hall, Fri. night, April 18: Dave
Jack Elliott; Ben Harper, Laura
Love; Bob Neuwirth; a tribute to Old Time Music with Mike
White and Ry
Clash; Holly Near
(with emma's revolution); Ashley
Maher, and Barry Fisher’s Ellis Island and friends tribute
to world-music great Mike Janusz, with Michael
Bilezikjian, Ethel Raim, Stuart Brotman, Catherine Foster,
Selaidin (Sal) Mamudoski and more.
Royce Hall, Sat. night, April 19: The Freedom
Singers, John Hammond, Taj
Mahal, the Bernie
Pearl Blues Band and Barbara
Watts Prophets, and a Tribute To George Smith with James
Dyer, Rod Piazza and others.
(Barry Hansen) and Anna DeLeon will M.C. both shows..
Daytime Free Concerts
-April 18, 19 & 20
Friday, April 18
Noon, Schoenberg Hall - Urban Folksay: Watts
Clash's Richard Montoya..
Saturday, April 19:
11 AM , Schoenberg Hall - A Sing Out: Songs
of Protest and Resistance: Holly
and Candie Carawan, Roy
Noon, Band - Hillbilly Fever: From Old Timey
to beyond Bluegrass, with a special tribute to Clarence White:
Seeger, Phil Boroff, Herb Pedersen, Leroy
Noon, Choral Room - Women's Culture of the 1960s/'70s
(panel). Terry Wolverton, Vicki
Williamson, Cheri Gaulke, Johanna Demetrakas. Moderator Irene
Wolt. Co-sponsored by UCLA's Center for the Study of Women.
12:30 pm, Jan Popper Theater - The Ash Grove: Roots and
Legacy (panel). Barry
Hansen, Anna DeLeon, Taj
Dane. Moderator Jerry Kay.
1:30pm – Choral Room. Holly Near: Art and Activism.
Near, who has worked as an artist in social change movements
over the last 40 years, will investigate the relationship between
song and activism - songs that have changed lives and lives that
have changed songs. Special guests include emma's revolution and
and Candie Carawan.
1:30 pm, Band Room - New Songs Swap: Peter
Love, I See Hawks in L.A.
(Paul Lacques & Rob Waller), Dave
2 PM , Schoenberg Hall - World Music Concert:
Alpert, Ellis Island Band, Ethel Raim, Catherine Foster, Conjunto
Jardin, UCLA’s A.J. Racy Near East Ensemble, Halina
Janusz (a Mike Janusz Tribute), Selaidin (Sal) Mamudoski, the
Stevens family Romani ensemble, and featuring Stuart Brotman,
Dan Weinstein, Barry Fisher (Producer).
3 pm, Band Room - Cultural Politics of the 1960's
(panel): Mike Davis, Carol
Rodriguez, Sandy Carter, Lamont Yeakey. Moderator Gordon
3:00 pm, Choral Room - Poetry and the '60s Revolution:
Linda Albertano, Michael C. Ford, John Harris, Jack Hirschman,
Laurel Ann Bogen, Mel Weisburd. Moderator Sherman Pearl.
4 pm, Jan Popper Theater - The Freedom Singers
Sunday, April 20
11 AM, Schoenberg Hall - A Mighty Sound: Gospel Concert,
with The Eddie Kendricks Gospel Choir, Bernice
Reagon and the Freedom Singers, Leroy
Mack and the Bluegrass Gospel band, Dwight
12:30, outside Schoenberg Hall - Yale Strom & Hot
Pstromi klezmer music
12:30-4:30 pm, Jan Popper Theater- Finale Concert.
Love, Mandy Steckelberg, Guy and Candie Carawan, Kenny Edwards,
emma's revolution, Ava Wynn, Ramblin’
Jack Elliott; Suzy Williams and the Backboners.
2:15-4:45 pm, Schoenberg Hall - Finale Concert
Barbara Dane and Pablo Menendez, Cris
Williamson, Sheila Nichols,Vicki
Seating for the free workshops
and concerts is limited; tickets will be required.
Tickets for each event will be offered starting at 1 hour before that
event. First come, first served. Limit of two tickets per person. Seats
not taken by ticket-holders by start time will be given away.
All daytime events will take place in the Schoenberg
Music Building; subject to change.
Hall - 1100 Schoenberg Music Building
Jan Popper Theater - 1200 Schoenberg Music Building
Choral Room - 1325 Schoenberg Music Building
Band Room -1345 Schoenberg Music Building
Music Building Location & Directions
Parking: $8 in Lot #2 (corner of Hilgard and Westholme)
Free Parking is available at the Federal Building on Wilshre Blvd @Veteran;
the #2 blue bus (75¢) goes from there to UCLA.
All of the free workshops and concerts are funded by the Ash Grove
Music Foundation, a 501(c)3 organization whose purpose is to present
ongoing activities combining music, culture, politics and history. Donate!