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Loving of the Land benefit concert

Date: Apr 13 2012 8:00 pm

Location: [unknown]

Posted March 2012

Mills Hall, UW-Madison campus

The UW-Madison Agroecology Program will hold a benefit concert on April 13 to support graduate student research in sustainable agriculture and food systems.

The event, called the Loving of the Land concert, will feature Graminy and The Blue Dog Consort. These two Madison groups offer a unique blend of classical and bluegrass traditions called “class-grass.”

Stephanie Elkins, host of the Wisconsin Public Radio show “Simply Folk,” will serve as emcee for the event. Slow Food-UW will be offering a dinner-show combination, featuring a local and sustainable meal.

The concert will be held on the UW-Madison campus at Mills Hall, 445 N. Park Street. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $12 general admission and $9 students at the door, and $9 general admission and $6 students in advance at www.brownpapertickets.com .