Tuesday Evening in the Gardens

A Summertime Concert Series


Click Here for a Downloadable 2016 Schedule 

Join friends & family for an evening of live music and comradery in this beautiful outdoor setting, featuring local, regional and nationally touring musicians.

FREE for Anderson Japanese Gardens Members | Cost of Regular Admission for Non-Members

Performances start at 5:45 PM | Guests allowed to set-up picnic areas starting at 5:00 PM

Please note: Parking lots fill early.  Off-site parking is available at the College of Medicine and free shuttle service is provided to and from off-site parking.

Food & Beverages are available for purchase from these local vendors: Woodfire Pizza | DiTullio’s Italian Deli | Zammuto’s | Fresco at the Garden

Carry-in Picnic Suppers Welcome | Carry-In Beverages Prohibited

2016 Performances: 

May 31:  Edward David Anderson (Bloomington, IL) | Andy Frasco (Los Angeles, CA)

June 7: Radio Birds (Atlanta, GA) | Opening: Swingbilly RFD (Rockford, IL)

June 14: Parsonsfield (Connecticut) | Opening: Law & Love (Rockford, IL)

June 21: Harlan Jefferson (Rockford, IL) | Opening: Groove Hotel (Rockford, IL)

June 28: The O’s (Dallas, TX) | Opening: Macyn Taylor (Milwaukee, WI)

July 5: Trapper Schoepp (Milwaukee, WI) | Opening: Eric Lambert (Lombard, IL)

July 12: Liz Longley (Nashville, TN) | Opening: Fendrick & Peck (Stoughton, WI)

July 19: Pieta Brown (Iowa City, IA)  | Opening: Lone Canary (Rockford, IL)

July 26: American Aquarium (Raleigh, NC) | Opening: Andrew Robinson (Rockford, IL)

August 2: Hackensaw Boys (Charlottesville, VA) | Opening: Mark Rose (Chicago, IL)

August 9: Strange Americans (Denver, CO) | Opening: Vince Chiarelli (Rockford, IL)

August 16: Ragbirds (Ann Arbor, MI) | Opening: Tom MacGroup (Rockford, IL)

August 23: Whiskey Farm (Madison, WI) | Miles Nielsen (Rockford, IL)

August 30: Danielle Nicole Band (Kansas City, MO) | Opening: Patchouli (Maiden Rock, WI)

Planning a special event?  Decks are available for corporate and private functions.  Entertain clients, employees and friends in this unique and memorable setting.  Contact Katie for inquiries and availability: 815.316.3306.

Tuesday Evening Photo Gallery