Jazz in the Garden—how blissful does that sound? Enjoy spring to its fullest and discover Arizona’s prized Desert Botanical Gardens along with the musical talents of local jazz artists every Friday from now until June. This heavenly evening makes for a perfect date set in the picturesque Ullman Terrace. DBG invites you to treat your special someone to a delightful dinner from either the chef-attended food station or at the delectable Patio Café. Then head over to the featured wine tasting area where you may simply taste or purchase your favorites by the bottle. A cash bar is also available for cocktails. Doors open at 6 p.m. and in the event of rain, the concert will be held inside Dorrance Hall. Only persons 21 and older may attend. Purchase your tickets fast as concerts are already selling-out.
March-May Concerts: 7 to 9 p.m.
April 3: Jodi Light and Shining Star – R&B and Jazz / SOLD OUT
Aoril 10: Big Pete Pearson – Blues / SOLD OUT
April 17: Big Nick and the Gila Monsters – featuring the Groove Merchant Horns – Jazz Blues / SOLD OUT
May 1: Armand Boatman’s BE-BOP Revolution – Traditional Jazz
May 8: Sherry Petta – Smooth & Contemporary Jazz
May 15: Cinco De Moio – Latin Jazz
May 22: Blue Mystics – featuring members of Incendio – Jazzy Blues
May 29: Margo and Michael Reed – Jazz
June Concerts: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
June 5: SHRI – Blues
June 12: The Jump Back Brothers – Blues
June 19: Larry Redhouse Trio – Jazz
June 26: Late Harvest – Jazz
About Desert Botanical Garden: Nestled amid the red buttes of Papago Park, the Desert Botanical Garden hosts one of the world’s finest collections of desert plants. One of only 44 botanical gardens accredited by the American Association of Museums, this one-of-a-kind museum showcases 50 acres of beautiful outdoor exhibits. Home to 139 rare, threatened and endangered plant species from around the world, the Garden offers interesting and inspiring experiences to more than 300,000 visitors each year.
A charter member of the Museum Association of Arizona and National Center for Plant Conservation, the Garden is fully accredited with the American Association of Museums and American Association of Botanical Gardens and Arboreta. It continues to build on its 63-year legacy of environmental stewardship, and has become nationally and internationally renowned for its plant collections, research and educational programs.
Desert Botanical Garden
1201 N. Galvin Parkway
Phoenix, AZ 85008