LA JOLLA–Legendary singers Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey of the folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary will perform a special Sept. 11 concert at Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego. The performance is part of the aquarium’s 2010 Green Flash Concert Series, co-hosted by 102.1 KPRi FM.
Yarrow and Stookey along with bandmate Mary Travers, who died in 2009
after a battle with leukemia comprised one of the most influential musical
groups of the socially turbulent 1960s. Their popular songs such as “Blowin’
in the Wind,” “If I Had a Hammer” and “Where Have All the Flowers Gone?”
became enduring anthems of the 1960s protest movement. Throughout their career, the trio won five Grammys, produced more than a dozen Top 40 hits of which six ascended into the Top 10 as well as eight gold and five
Tickets for this special performance range from $45-$100 with RSVP. Please
note that prices for this concert differ from regular Green Flash Concerts,
and this concert is not included in the Green Flash Season Pass. Doors open
at 7 p.m. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. RSVP by calling (858) 534-4109.
For full details, visit http://aquarium.ucsd.edu.