FORT COLLINS – May 15, 2014 –Enjoy some live local jazz music under the setting sun this summer at the Gardens on Spring Creek, 2145 Centre Avenue. Always family-friendly and fun, the Music in The Gardens series is presented by the Bohemian Foundation.
Fort Collins’ community botanic garden is kicking off its summer concert series on Sunday, May 25 from 5 to 7 p.m. with local favorite, the Poudre River Irregulars Jazz Band. The concert will take place under the green roof shelter with seating in the Four Seasons Lawn in the Children’s Garden.
An exuberant New Orleans & Dixieland jazz band from Fort Collins, the Poudre River Irregulars play a wide variety of traditional jazz ranging through the classics of the twenties and thirties up to early swing. Their music is always upbeat and joyful.
Other concerts for the summer series include Matt Smiley featuring Kelsey Shiba, on Sunday, July 20 at 6 p.m. and Ethos West presents “The Colors of Jazz”, on Sunday, August 24 at 7 p.m.
Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for seniors 65+ and children 18 and under, and no cost for children age 5 and under. Tickets can be purchased online at www.fcgov.com/gardens, by calling 970.416.2486, or by visiting The Gardens at 2145 Centre Avenue.
Chairs are available for use, or our guests are welcome to bring their own. Concert goers are encouraged to refrain from bringing alcohol and pets to The Gardens. All proceeds of the series support the Gardens on Spring Creek. For more information, please visit www.fcgov.com/gardens.
About the Gardens on Spring Creek
The Gardens on Spring Creek opened in May 2004, part of a vital public/private partnership between the city of Fort Collins and the Friends of the Gardens on Spring Creek. The Gardens currently includes a Plant Select® Demonstration Garden, a Children’s’ Garden, the Garden of Eatin’, a Rock Garden, Sustainable Backyard, and the Xeric Parkway Strip. The Gardens also supports school and community garden outreach programs, offers a school field trip program and youth summer camps; provides year-round educational programs for all ages; and hosts several special events. In 2013, The Gardens hosted 60,000 visitors. Learn more about the botanical gardens at fcgov.com/gardens.