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Great Garden Escape – Amuma Says No

Thursday, August 05th 2021 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm

We’ve partnered with the folks at Duck Club to bring you another amazing season of Great Garden Escape! Bring your blanket and folding chair to sit and enjoy music in the oasis of the Meditation Garden. Masks are still required while not at your seat, to continue to keep everyone safe. 

This week’s GGE features:

🌱  8/5 Amuma Says No 

Tickets 

$12 – Members
$15 – $20 –Nonmembers
Free – Kiddos 3 and Under

Get your tickets here

 

Gates @ 5 pm
Show from 6 pm – 9 pm

** Tickets are available in advance only and must be purchased online. Tickets will be available to purchase online until sold out, or until the start of the show.

** E-tickets (delivered in a separate e-mail) can be taken straight to the gate to be taken the night of. When purchasing tickets, members receive their discount at the check-out screen once they sign in or register with the online sales program.

Seating is limited in the Meditation Garden. In order to keep guests safe and to maintain social-distancing we encourage you to explore our many acres and spread out into the various garden spaces.

Food & Drink

Visitors are welcome to bring in their own food and non-alcoholic beverages. Lost Grove Brewing will be onsite serving beer, canned cocktails, and canned wine from Split Rail Winery. Tasty bites will be available from Willowcreek!


Amuma Says No – 8/5

Kaixo! Amuma Says No represents the heart and soul of Basque music in America today. The band brings together the best of traditional trikitixa–a duo of accordion and tambourine–with a modern rhythm section and songs sung in euskara. Based in Boise, home of one of the largest communities of Basques outside their home provinces along the French and Spanish Pyrenees, Amuma Says No’s sound is energetic, exciting, contemporary and unique, like the Basques.

Jill Aldape, Dan Ansotegui, Sean Uranga Aucutt and Spencer Basterrechea Martin (Now the Director of Athletic Bands at the University of Idaho), the founders, are second and third generation Amerikanuak. They grew up dancing with the Oinkari Basque Dancers and listening to Basque artists like Jimmy Jausoro and Domingo Ansotegui. Joined by Rod Wray, Micah Deffries, and David Gluck Amuma Says No carries on this timeless traditional repertory by presenting it with a touch of twenty-first century rock, pop and jazz.

Be ready to hit the dance floor with Amuma Says No, a band of Basque dancers/musicians who merge tradition with innovation and can make anyone rock to a jota. Aupa!

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