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Summer of Love: Wake The Dead Benefit Concert

Summer of Love 50th Anniversary: Benefit Concert for the California Revels

Blending Celtic traditional music with the songs of the Grateful Dead, WAKE THE DEAD - the World's Only Celtic All-Star Summer of Love Party Band - is bringing its unique brand of musical alchemy in an alluring performance that must be shared. Tune-in. Be-in. Wear a flower in your hair. LOVE. PEACE. UNDERSTANDING. See you Thursday night as we start the summer in a true celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love.

Benefit Concert for the California Revels, funding this winter's Christmas Revels.

The band features: Cindy Browne-bass; Danny Carnahan-vocals, fiddle, octave mandolin, and guitar; Kevin Carr-fiddle, whistles and uilleann pipes; Sylvia Herold-vocals; Paul Kotapish-mandolin, guitar, and jaw harp; Brian Rice-percussion.

Kevin, Danny, Paul and Sylvia have all appeared in the Christmas Revels, so you’ll be seeing familiar faces!

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WAKE THE DEAD, Celtic Grateful Dead Jam Band

Summer of Love 50th Anniversary: Benefit Concert for the California Revels

Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 8:00 PM (Doors at 7:30)

General : $30 advance / $35 at door
Youth (to age 18) : $20 advance / $25 at door

1st Congregational Church
2501 Harrison St, Oakland, CA 94612

Parking available in church lot, playground of Westlake Middle School and nearby paid lots.

Easy to reach by foot, car, bus (AC #11) or BART (exit 19th St station, walk to 27th and Harrison).

Wheelchair accessible.