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Fantastic Negrito at UC Theatre

October 14 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Fantastic Negrito
OCT 14 Fantastic Negrito (pictured) is a man’s truth told in the form of black roots music. Each song is a real story about a musician from Oakland who experienced the highs of a million dollar record deal, the lows of a near fatal car accident that left him in a coma, and is now in the phase of rebirth despite his playing hand being mangled. After a long break from music, Fantastic Negrito won NPR’s inaugural Tiny Desk Contest in 2015. Since then he’s performed with artists including Chris Cornell, Solange, and Temple of the Dog, and this year he will be touring with Sturgill Simpson. His first full-length album The Last Days of Oakland won the 2017 Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Blues Album.

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Date:
October 14
Time:
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Venue

UC Theatre
2036 University Ave
Berkeley, CA 94704 United States
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Phone:
510-356-4000
Website:
www.theuctheatre.org