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  Outdoor Concert Series
Cornell University Arts Quad
(rain location: Uris Hall Auditorium)
Fridays, 7:30 p.m.

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June 28 Samite
  Using traditional African instruments, musician, composer, and Windham Hill recording artist Samite plays the music of his native Ugandan culture. Come celebrate his messages of hope and healing. This concert is made possible by additional contributions from Cornell's Department of Music, Council of the Arts, Society for the Humanities, and Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies.
July 5 Luluk Purwanto & the Helsdingen Trio
& Stage Bus


This internationally recognized ensemble shares its passion for original modern jazz through a program blending the musical cultures of Indonesia, America, and The Netherlands. For this cross-cultural tour, sponsored by the Indonesian, American, and Dutch embassies, their bus becomes their stage. Please note: This concert will be held outdoors, rain or shine.

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July 12 The Lonesome Road Ramblers
(Traditional bluegrass)
  Enjoy hearing bluegrass as it originated: a blend of sound perfected around a single microphone-artful, soulful, and high energy. Experience this music and get a real taste of Americana.
July 19 Millennium New Orleans Jazz Band
(Dixieland jazz)
  This seven-piece band presents a centennial celebration of the great "Satchmo." Hear familiar favorites by Louis Armstrong and enjoy authentically reproduced trumpet solo transcriptions by Frank Campos.
July 26 Radio London
('60s rock 'n' roll)
  This six-piece band brings the diverse music of '60s AM radio to life: infectious, foot-tapping, topical, and engaging. Come sing along and dance to the Beatles, the Byrds, Elvis, Motown, and more.
August 2 Rising Sign
  A Latin band for all dancers, Rising Sign/Signo Ascendente plays an irresistible mix of salsa, cha-cha-cha, merengue, and samba. Their recipe is screamin' horns, whistling flute, burning guitar solos, sparkling keyboards, solid bass, smokin' three-man percussion ensemble, and distinctive vocals.

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