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UWRF Free Summer Concert Series Features Kids from Wisconsin
JUNE 1, 2007--The annual Summer Concert Series at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls will be held on Tuesdays, with the exception of the last event of the summer, the Kids from Wisconsin, which will be Monday, July 23, at 7 p.m. in the Melvin Wall Amphitheatre on campus. The free concerts will be moved to the University Center in the event of rain.
The summer line-up includes:
•June 12. Chris Silver Band (Jam band/bluegrass). The Chris Silver Band blends bluegrass, funk and jam band to create a completely original acoustic ensemble.
•June 19. Green Tea (Celtic music). Green Tea performs a collection of high-energy Irish dance music with a strong infusion of Celtic, world-beat and contemporary improvisation.
•June 26. Yawo (West African/world beat). From the Ewe tribe of West Africa to the heartland of America, Yawo's music is a unique blend of cultural sounds.
•July 10. Bill Miller (Native American Music and Storytelling). Miller, who received a 2005 Grammy for Best Native American Music Album, shares the rich heritage of his roots through storytelling and music.
•July 17. Tommy Bentz Band (rock/jam band). The Tommy Bentz Band, through great musicianship and songwriting, is real Rock-n-Roll.
•July 23 (Monday). Kids from Wisconsin. The Kids from Wisconsin are made up of sought-out, musically talented youth of Wisconsin. The incredible vocalists, musicians, and dancers of these musical ambassadors from Wisconsin have entertained young and old throughout the state and beyond!
For more information call the UWRF University Center at 715-425-4444.
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