Garden's Music Series begins April 4th 2010


(Sarasota, FL, March 29, 2010):  Hundreds of Sarasota residents and visitors have discovered the perfect way to spend Sunday afternoons this spring is by enjoying the beauty of nature and live music at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens.  The Garden Music Concert Series offers a different musical style each week-from hot Latin rhythms and cool jazz to classical favorites, blues, standards and 60’s rock and roll.

Concert Schedule

April 4      Los Rumberos - Latin

April 11    Yesterdaze - Sounds of the 60's

April 18    Seabreeze Recording Artist Dan McMillion and Jazz Quintet

April 25    SoulRcoaster - Contemporary, R&B/Soul

May 2      The Swing Merchants - Show Tunes, Standards and Swing

May 9      The Ventura's - Swing, Blues, Jazz, Jive and More - Mother's Day

This event is sponsored by Comcast, WUSF and is paid for in part by Sarasota County Tourist Development Tax revenues.

Garden Music Concerts are from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. and are included in regular admission.  Admission Prices: $17.00 for adults; $6.00 for age 6-12, and children under age 5 are free.  If you are a Selby Gardens member there is no charge for this event, however, members’ guests will be charged $5 each.

Food, wine, beer and assorted beverages will be available from Local Coffee + Tea in the historic Selby house, the perfect pairing with music in the Gardens.   Burgers and BBQ will also be available under the Banyans, weather permitting. 

Bring lawn chairs or blankets, but no coolers, please.  For additional information, call 941.366.5731 or visit