Friday, August 5; 5:00PM - 8:00PM

Arboretum Summer Nights

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Summer concerts flyer 2016 jpgEnjoy live music on select Friday nights featuring a variety of family-friendly entertainment and popular local bands!  Begin the weekend with a relaxing picnic with family and friends.  Gates open at 5pm; concert begins at 6pm.

July 15: Rushingwind & The Native Groove – Native World Flute Music
Steven Rushingwind is an indigenous flute musician who intertwines the voice of his flute with other indigenous instruments, creating a unique fusion of contemporary Native Jazz/blues fusion sound.

July 22: Polly & Andrew make fun and smart music for children and families across the country.  They are the hosts of Ear Snacks, a radical new podcast, and their self-produced album “Odds & Eds” received a Parents” Choice Award in  2015.

August 5: Whiskey Sunday plays traditional Irish tunes and ballads as well as a unique brand of revved up Americana and folk storytelling.  Instrumentation includes Celtic-electric harp, fiddle, mandolin, bodhran, guitar, banjo, stand-up bass and flute. And even Irish dancing.

August 12: Cunao is a group of multi-ethnic musicians. They use their South American background to create evocative, poetic songs that transcent time.  They put a global twist on their sound by exploring African rhythms, eastern European melodies and American rock aesthetics.

Don’t forget to explore the Arboretum during our morning hours at 7:30am.

 

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Cost

Free for Arboretum members and children 4 and under
$6 General admission; $4 for children 5-12

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