Grammy winner Esperanza Spalding to perform free concert at UAB

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Grammy Award-winning jazz singer, bassist and composer Esperanza Spalding will perform live in a free show Monday, April 15, 2013, at UAB’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center (ASC).

Spalding is set to take the stage at 7:30 p.m. in the Jemison Concert Hall at the ASC, 1200 10th Ave. South. The concert is open to the public. Call 205-975-2787 for information.

This performance is presented by the UAB Department of Music and the College of Arts and Sciences. It is part of the College of Arts and Sciences Civil Rights Commemorative Series and the UAB and City of Birmingham partnership, 50 Years Forward, the ongoing 50th anniversary commemoration of the seminal events of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement. Learn more about 50 Years Forward at For a complete listing of UAB College of Arts and Sciences commemorative events, visit