Venue Details

314 Star Starred
Royce Hall at UCLA
340 Royce Drive Los Angeles, CA 90095
310-825-2101
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4.8 average rating
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99 reviews
9 stars
attended Oct 25 2009

Both bands very excellent, and it was an honor to see the living legend, Ralph Stanley, in person. It was my first time seeing him. Although he seemed bored at times, and kept looking at his watch, his band delivered, and the opening act,...continued

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8 reviews
2 stars
attended Oct 25 2009

It was great to see and hear Ralph Stanley in person. He is a remarkable artist. (As I am not a fan of Cherryholmes, I would have preferred a shorter set from them.)

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4 reviews
0 stars
attended Oct 25 2009

You gotta listen to his O Death in person. No musical instruments were used but his voice. You know what, that's all he needs and that's all we need to hear. Amazing!!

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Website

http://www.uclalive.org/event.asp?Event_ID=664

Quotes & Highlights

See videos of Ralph Stanley and Cherryholmes at the UCLA Live website.

Description

Generations of bluegrass stars align over Royce Hall. Living legend Ralph Stanley shaped post- war American music with the Stanley Brothers, and recently was re-introduced to the world via his indelible a cappella rendition of “O Death” on the “O Brother! Where Art Thou?” soundtrack. Nashville’s family-band sensation Cherryholmes is led by bearded patriarch Jere and mandolinist mom Jenny Lee, joined by their kids Cia Leigh (banjo), B.J. (fiddle), Skip (mandolin) and Kate (fiddle). Mixing old-time chops and new-attitude spins, the group has become the top-selling bluegrass band with three acclaimed albums and irrepressible live concerts.