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Enjoy live music on the Botanic Garden's Festival Green.
Part of the Summer Nights Concert Series.
About Eliza Gilkyson
Eliza Gilkyson is a politically minded, poetically gifted singer-songwriter who has become one of the most respected musicians in Folk and Americana music circles. The daughter of songwriter Terry Gilkyson, whose songs were recorded by artists as diverse as Johnny Cash, the White Stripes, and Dean Martin, Eliza was headed for a career in music at an early age.
Eliza’s music has always reflected her vivid vision of the world around her, full of joys and sorrows, each song a window into a life of struggle and triumph in a world she feels is “poised on the edge of moral, economic and environmental bankruptcy.”
“One of the most influential artists on the American folk music scene”– Maverick
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Gates open at 6 p.m. and concerts begin at 7 p.m., rain or shine. Both the Aquarium and Botanic Garden will be open until 8 p.m.
Hula hoop with the Ritzy Rouge Hula Hoop Troupe from 6-8 p.m.
The Clan Tynker Family Circus will also join the fun with magic shows.
Blankets, lawn chairs and picnics are welcome, but please do not bring glass containers or alcoholic beverages into the park. Food, beer and wine are available for purchase.