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The Edwards Summer Music Series: Gardens of Song

Thursdays starting at 7 p.m. | June 23 through August 25, 2016

Come 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). Some seating available or bring your own.

FREE Admission. General seating.

The concerts will take place in the courtyard adjacent to the historic barn in Edwards Gardens. Come early to find a spot on the Garden Cafe patio which also overlooks the concert venue. The Garden Cafe will be serving a farm-fresh supper menu along along with local wine and craft beer.

On Thursdays you can also take a free guided tour of the gardens, departing from the main entrance at 6 p.m. or rent a handheld audio tours ($5, available in the Garden Shop) for your own personal tour. 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 (extended hours on concert evenings).

Here is the lineup for this year. Click on the musician/group for more information.

June 23   Michael Dunston Trio – smooth jazz captained by a Toronto icon

June 30   Club Django – 5-piece Django Reinhart-style gypsy jazz/cabaret

July 7       Jason Wilson and The Perennials – 6-piece “global-roots” band

July 14     Rant Maggie Rant – 6-piece Celtic group

July 21     Daniela Nardi’s Espresso Manifesto – 5-piece Italian folk/jazz/cabaret

July 28     Johannes Linstead ~ Guitar of Fire! – 5-piece band grounded in Spanish tradition

Aug 4       Baarbad Ensemble – 4-piece Persian heritage group

Aug 11    Stef Paquette – French-Canadian folk/roots trio (pr note: Stef is a Radio-Canada radio host)

Aug 18    Darrelle London – indie singer/songwriter, duo with violinist

Aug 25    The Imbayakunas – 5-member Andean roots (Quechua, Aymara) band



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