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Friday, June 14, 2024

Arts Week

MUSIC

Tiesto

Tuesday, 7 p.m., $40

UC Davis Pavilion

Many of you have been anticipating this concert but this Tuesday, Tiesto finally makes his way to the UCD Pavilion. Make sure to check out our interview with the world famous DJ in this week’s MUSE to see what he has to say!

CAKE

Oct. 6 to 7, 8 p.m., $37

Freeborn Hall

BIG things are coming and it involves two nights of CAKE. CAKE will be performing songs from their previous albums, as well as their upcoming album entitled Showroom of Compassion. The show will take place in Freeborn Hall with an expected full house.

ART/GALLERY

The Fifth Annual Davis Jazz Festival: Beyond the Beat Generation

Wednesday-29th, varies, free

Natsoulas Gallery, 521 First St.

The power of poetry and art expressed in Allen Ginsberg’s poem “Howl” (1956) launched an entire movement called the Beat Generation. The Natsoulas Gallery hosts the Jazz Festival, which pays tribute to the movement. There will be art and live music featured at the gallery and various locations downtown.

THEATER/MONDAVI

Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder

Friday, 8 p.m., $35

Jackson Hall, Mondavi Center

Fourteen-time grammy winner Ricky Skaggs makes his way to the Mondavi Theatre for a lively night of music. Skaggs will join other guest performers to showcase a large range of unique repertoire that will expand your knowledge on country and bluegrass music.

Wayne Shorter Quartet

Saturday, 8 p.m., $35

Jackson Hall, Mondavi Center

Modern Jazz is a genre that brings out the best moments in a live setting. Wayne Shorter will join the Mondavi stage with other artists like pianist Danilo Perez, bassist John Patitucci and drummer Brian Blade.

LITERATURE/POETRY

SickSpits Open Mic!

Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., free

Griffin Lounge, Memorial Union

Ready to join SickSpits for the first open mic night of the year? If you enjoy live music, poetry and witnessing talents that this campus has to offer, make sure to stop by Griffin Lounge on Tuesday night. There’ll be plenty of inspiring moments interlaced with hilarious and entertaining moments of awkwardness.

UYEN CAO can be reached at arts@theaggie.org.

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