Garden Music Series

Spring-Summer 2017

February 19 2017 to July 16 2017 · 1:00pm  – 3:00pm

This year, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens changes things up with the Garden Music Series. Concerts are now offered every third Sunday over six consecutive months. As always, the series gives you a fantastic variety of talented artists from local and international artists, as well as beautiful views and relaxing walks through the Gardens. Michael’s on East will sell grilled goods with Bloody Marys and Mimosas; a perfect accessory to your Sunday.

TROLLEY WILL BE AVAILABLE 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. from Sarasota Friendship Center (1888 Brother Geenen Way

FREE with admission. No discounts before 3 PM. Reciprocals $10.00

Please do not bring any outside food or beverages.  You are welcomed to bring your own lawn chairs or blankets.  Selby will provide a limited amount of seating on a first-come, first served.  Parking is available on site on a first-come, first-served basis.  


MARCH 19:  Seth Walker

A North Carolina native with stints in Austin, Nashville and New Orleans, Walker creates bluesy, storytelling songs with a gritty guitar sound.




APRIL 16: The Black Honkeys

70s R&B grooves flavored with hints of the J. Geils Band and the Rolling Stones are served up bubbling hot with this sizzling Tampa Bay outfit.





MAY 21: Perlman Music Program/Suncoast (PMP/Suncoast)

PMP/Suncoast has access to some of the most talented young classical musicians in the world. Trained by internationally acclaimed violinist and conductor Itzhak Perlman, PMP founder Toby Perlman, and the prestigious faculty of The Perlman Music Program, these young string musicians represent the future of classical music. From soloists to quartets, PMP alumni perform at the world’s most respected concert halls and garner rave reviews. PMP/Suncoast collaborates with Marie Selby Botanical Gardens during the Garden Music Series to present exceptional PMP alumni in a classic and classical musical experience, showcasing the next generation of world-class musicians. NOTE: This performance will be indoors in Michael’s on the Bay.


JUNE 18: Kafkasso

Using his unique guitar-playing style to blend rock, Flamenco, and Turkish melodies together in one completely captivating audial experience, Kafkasso creates unique interpretations of modern and traditional songs, as well as rich original melodies.




JULY 16: SoulRcoaster

Covers a diverse array of genres. From Etta to Gaga, classic rock to Motown, jazz, ballads, disco and even a little country.

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Event Details

This event is running from 19 February 2017 until 16 July 2017. It is next occurring on April 16, 2017 1:00 pm

  • Venue: Selby Gardens
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