Garden Music Series - Spring 2011

media contact: Diane Creasy / 941.366-5731 ext. 225

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens Presents the Garden Music Series for Spring 2011
Sarasota’s Sunday afternoon delight returns

 [March 25, 2011, — Sarasota, Florida] Sarasota residents and visitors have discovered the perfect way to spend Sunday afternoons this spring -- enjoying the beauty of nature and live performance. The Garden Music Series offers a different musical and performance style each week.  Barbeque, salads, wine, mimosas, beer, and assorted beverages will be available for purchase from Local Coffee + Tea under the banyans, the perfect pairing with music in the Gardens.  Garden Music performances take place from

1:00 – 3:00 p.m. and are included in regular admission. Admission pricing is as follows:  Adults $17; Children (6 - 11) $6; Members and Children five and under enter free; Member guests $5 (accompanied by member). Other specials include a discounted membership:  Join Selby Gardens as a new member during the Music Series and receive a $10.00 discount off the regular membership price!

Performance Schedule:

April 3     Yesterdaze

April 10   Jazz Juvenocracy

April 17   West Coast Black Theatre Troupe

April 24   Los Rumberos

May 1      Sarasota Brass Quintet

May 8      The Venturas

Please note: 

  • Determination for cancellation due to rain will be made at noon the day of the event.
  • Bring your lawn chairs or blankets, no coolers please.
  • This is a special event - please no passes or reciprocals

Thank you to our sponsors:  SNN6, SRQ Magazine, Paid for in part by Sarasota County Tourist Development Tax revenue. 

About Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens is a leader in the display and study of orchids, bromeliads, gesneriads, epiphytes and tropical plants with a focus on botany, horticulture and environmental education. For more information please visit our website.

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, 900 S. Palm Ave., Sarasota, open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily except Christmas, regular admission $17, Members and children 11 and under enter free, (941) 366-5731 or  Get social at or