An outdoor garden amphitheater on the grounds of a private home. Bring your own picnic, refreshments, cushions, and even a blanket and pillow if you’d like for an evening under the trees in an intimate setting, thanks to Susanna Dadd and James Griffith of Altadena.
It’s the Folly Bowl.
We’re almost halfway through their summer series, but five more performances remain, so if you haven’t enjoyed an evening at Susanna and James’, we’ll give you a moment to pull up your calendar.
On July 20th, sitarist and composer Paul Livingstone will be performing with his Arohi Ensemble, “arohi” being the Hindi word for “ascending music.”
In 2010, Livingstone was the resident musician at Throop Church and often people came to service just to hear him play. In addition to the traditional hymnbook, Livingstone blended Middle Eastern, African and Latin music, as well as reggae, blues, and jazz (Nomi Morris/LATimes). Livingstone describes his style as “ragajazz chamber music” that blends Indian ragas, jazz, counterpoint and rhythmic material from diverse world traditions.
The Folly Bowl with Paul Livingstone and Arohi
Friday, July 20th, 7:30 p.m.
1601 E. Loma Vista, Altadena 91001
Cost: $10, general; $5, children
All trash must accompany guests on the way out
For more info, visit event Facebook page
Remember the cushions! (Needless to say perhaps, but stone gets hard on the tush.)
Remaining 2014 Folly Bowl performances:
August 9th – Addi Somekh, BalloonBass
August 16th – Stacey Helley, French baroque cantatas
August 30th – Concentr8s, TheConcentr8s.bandcamp
September 13th – movies directed by Blue Kraning with music by Kevin Mitchell & James Hood