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]
A blend of pop, jazz, soul and world rhythms
Visit http://www.chrissmith.ca/ to learn more.
“A modern troubadour,” contemporary folk infused with Irish influences
Visit https://www.irishmythen.com/ to learn more.
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.
Visit http://www.adonispuentes.ca/ to learn more.
The rhythms and melodies of Zimbabwe blended with contemporary AfroJazz
Visit https://www.facebook.com/tichmaredzaband/ to learn more.
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.
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.
Country, blues, rockabilly
Visit https://www.facebook.com/thewantedlive/ to learn more.
Jazz standards, contemporary classics and original songs
Visit http://www.michaellalondemusic.com/ to learn more.
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.
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.
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]
In The News:
- InsideToronto by Dominik Kurek: Enjoy beauty of nature and music at Toronto Botanical Garden
- SNAP North Toronto: Gardens of Song: Jayme Stone-The Lomax Project
- SNAP North Toronto: Gardens of Songs presents Michael Lalonde Quartet
- SNAP North Toronto: The Edwards Summer Music Series presents Autorickshaw
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