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Birch Aquarium presents August’s Green Flash Seaside Summer Concert

Shawn Mullins, the singer-songwriter best known for his Top 10 hit “Lullaby,” will bring his southern-style music to Birch Aquarium from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20.

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Mullins will perform on the aquarium’s outdoor tide-pool plaza. Doors open at 6 p.m. for ages 21 and up. For reservations, call (858) 534-4109. Cost is $20 for public in advance and walk-in admission is $25.

Mullins garnered national attention in 1998 after releasing the album Soul’s Core, which featured the Grammy-nominated “Lullaby.” The song eventually hit number one on the Adult Top 40, number 7 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 9 on the Modern Rock Tracks. In March, Mullins released his newest album, “honeydew.”

Green Flash Concerts, co-hosted by 102.1 KPRI and supported by San Diego County Volkswagen Dealers, are for music fans ages 21 and older only.

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Attendees can experience the aquarium after hours and purchase food and drinks provided by Rock Bottom Brewery and Restaurant. Watch for a real “green flash,” a rare phenomenon caused by the refraction of light as the sun sets.

Green Flash concerts support the mission of Birch Aquarium at Scripps and its newest exhibit, Feeling the Heat: The Climate Challenge.

Visit Birch Aquarium at Scripps

Location: 2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla, Calif.

Phone: (858) 534-FISH

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Web site:

https://aquarium.ucsd.edu

Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily

Admission: $11 adult for 18 and older; $9 senior for 60 and older; $7.50 for youth, 3-to-17-years old; free children for 2 and under; and free for Scripps Oceanographic Society Members

Parking: Birch Aquarium offers three-hour courtesy parking.

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