Thursday, October 16, 2008

Hal Willner's 20th Anniversary Stay Awake Concert with Marshall Allen

The Official 20th Anniversary Concert
Various Interpretations of Music from Vintage Disney Films

With Terry Adams, Marshall Allen, Petra Haden, David Johanson, Van Dyke Parks, Shannon McNally, Ken Nordine, John C. Reilly, Maya Rudolph, Syd Straw ... plus more!

Date: Thursday, October 30, 2008
Time: 8:00PM - 10:00PM
Description: The Official 20th Century Anniversary Concert
Location: Royce Hall Auditorium
Tickets: $54, $42, $32, general; $15 for UCLA students through the Central Ticket Office .
Contact: Central Ticket Office
(310) 825-2101

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UCLA Live presents the Official 20th Century Anniversary concert produced by Hal Wilner at Royce Hall. A few artists participating in this musical performance are: David Johansen, Van Dyke Parks, Marshall Allen, Ken Nordine, and Terry Adams.

From the inspired mind of record producer Hal Willner comes another offbeat evening of music celebrating the 20th anniversary of Stay Awake. Willner’s historic compilation of music from the Vintage Disney Songbook features work by an eclectic range of artists from Suzanne Vega and Los Lobos to Ringo Starr and Bonnie Raitt. The soon-to-be-announced lineup will include many of the album’s original performers in this one-time-only event. Best known for a groundbreaking series of multi-artist tribute albums interpreting the work of composers such as Nino Rota, Kurt Weill and Thelonious Monk, Willner set out to match surprising material with extraordinary musicians from the nether regions of pop, rock, jazz and the avant-garde. The concert features a mix of enchanting, moody and, at times, sardonic adaptations of tunes from The Jungle Book, Snow White, Dumbo, Alice in Wonderland, Pinocchio, and more.

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