The Edwards Summer Music Series

Thursdays starting at 7 p.m. | June 29 through August 31, 2017

Enjoy 10 concerts by an eclectic roster of popular artists, set in the natural beauty of the gardens, rain or shine. (indoors in case of extreme weather). The concerts will take place in the courtyard adjacent to the historic barn in Edwards Gardens. Some seating available or bring your own chair. FREE Admission. General seating. [photo: SVP Media]

JUNE 29
Chris Smith Trio
A blend of pop, jazz, soul and world rhythms

Visit http://www.chrissmith.ca/ to learn more.

JULY 6
Irish Mythen
“A modern troubadour,” contemporary folk infused with Irish influences

Visit https://www.irishmythen.com/ to learn more.

JULY 13
DRUMHAND
Drums and horns powered by danceable rhythms of hot climates from Brazil to Ghana, India to New Orleans
Note: the concert will be held indoors (Floral Hall) due to weather

Visit https://www.reverbnation.com/drumhandmusic to learn more.

JULY 20
Adonis Puentes & The Voice of Cuba Orchestra

Cuban jazz/vocals

Visit http://www.adonispuentes.ca/ to learn more.

JULY 27
Tich Maredza Band
The rhythms and melodies of Zimbabwe blended with contemporary AfroJazz

Visit https://www.facebook.com/tichmaredzaband/ to learn more.

AUGUST 3
Tio Chorinho Choro
A unique marriage of European styles with Afro-Brazilian,the foundation of many modern Brazilian styles, often described as “the New Orleans jazz of Brazil”

Visit https://www.tiochorinho.com/ to learn more.

AUGUST 10
Eh440
An a capella sensation: crazy beatboxing, sassy rapping, killer harmonies, and fresh RnB-influenced songs you would swear must have instruments backing them… but don’t!

Visit http://www.eh440.com/ to learn more.

AUGUST 17
The Wanted
Country, blues, rockabilly

Visit https://www.facebook.com/thewantedlive/ to learn more.

AUGUST 24
Michael Lalonde Quartet
Jazz standards, contemporary classics and original songs

Visit http://www.michaellalondemusic.com/ to learn more.

AUGUST 31
Amélie et les singes bleus
A crazy/wonderful mix of French cabaret, jazz, country, ska, mariachi, swing, torch, samba and rock and roll

Visit http://www.alsb.ca/ to learn more.

bbq at the cafe credit SVP Media
Come early to find a spot on the Garden Cafe patio which also overlooks the concert venue. Barbequed burgers, hot dogs and grilled vegetables will be served from 5 p.m. until close on the licensed  café patio. Enjoy a local craft beer from Beau’s All Natural Beer or a glass of wine from Southbrook Vineyards.

two guys enjoying a beaus beer credit SVP media

On Thursdays you can also take a free guided tour of the gardens, departing from the main entrance at 6 p.m. Be sure to bring the family for local shopping and dining at the organic farmers’ market (2 to 7 p.m.), Garden Cafe and Garden Shop.

[photos: SVP Media]

PHOTO GALLERY

VIDEO

 

Toronto Botanical Garden: Gardens of Song (2016): Stef Paquette (2nd clip) from Andre Tardif on Vimeo.

[Video: SVPMedia.ca]

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