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Wed July 10: Victor & Penny - Antique Pop - Whitaker Music Festival

Victor & Penny is a Kansas City based duo singing music they call Antique Pop on ukulele and a lovely old guitar. With characteristic charm and good humor, they bring a fresh twist to music of the early 20th century, unique arrangements of modern tunes as well as clever original songs. Victor & Penny impress and delight audiences with their infectious energy and deft and oft-surprising jazz guitar licks anchored by a fiery one-ukulele rhythm section. The duo is touring the USA in 2013 and was recently awarded the 2013 Escape To Create Artist Residency in Seaside, FL. - Whitaker Music Festival @ Mo Bot Garden. The green maker marks the approximate place that we try to meet. This gives us a good view of the stage. Look for us in this area and if you get there early, save enough room for others.

http://www.mobot.org/events/Whitaker/default.asp

MISSOURI BOTANICAL GARDEN Whitaker Music Festival. Free evening outdoor concert. Lawn seating; bring chairs or a blanket. Picnicking is permitted after 5 p.m.; pack a picnic or purchase sandwiches and beverages on site. NO PETS, BARBECUE GRILLS OR SMOKING. Music begins at 7:30 p.m. Free admission after 5 p.m.; last entry at 9 p.m.

Sponsored by the Whitaker Foundation. Visitors are welcome to bring their own picnic supper, baskets, or coolers. Picnic fare is also available for purchase on site, including brisket sandwiches, hot dogs, cheese and grape plates, sno-cones, chips, cookies, beer, wine, and soda. The festival is funded by the Whitaker Foundation, which supports St. Louis arts and parks to promote common heritage, celebrate diversity, and encourage vitality within the community.

I’LL TRY TO GET THERE BETWEEN 6:00 AND 6:30 TO STAKE OUT AN AREA. IF SOMEONE CAN GET THERE EARLIER LET ME KNOW. IF YOU NEED MY CELL NUMBER TO FIND ME, LET ME KNOW AND I’LL SEND IT TO YOU VIA EMAIL.
http://www.mobot.org/visit/maps/mbg_webmap_spring_summer.pdf

Festival Hours and Admission Free admission after 5 p.m. Music begins at 7:30 p.m. Last entry at 9 p.m. Event Information: The Garden is a tobacco-free campus; smoking is not allowed anywhere, indoors or outside, and visitors will be asked to extinguish or discard tobacco items. Soliciting is not permitted. Please no pets or barbecue grills. In case of rain: Updates will be posted here and cancellation notices will broadcast on WSIE, 88.7 FM.

Parking: Additional, free parking is available in the lots located at Shaw and Vandeventer, two blocks west of the Garden.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    I am running SO far behind today...I'll never make it in time. Have fun!

    July 10, 2013

  • Louise

    pending weather

    July 10, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    this will be my first Whitaker of the season...yay!

    July 3, 2013

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