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The first performance in our six-concert Live at the Gardens Summer Music Series, the Brian Sutherland Band debuted at the 2014 Child of the Sun Music Festival; featuring cello, guitar, bass, violin, drums and vocalists.

Pink Day

June 20, 2015, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

In this third annual event, Bok Tower Gardens is proud to show its ongoing support for breast cancer research. One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. These women are our mothers, daughters and friends. The Gardens’ Pink Day celebrates survivors, raises money for breast cancer research, and shares the love of plants, flowers and gardening.

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Big Chill Band

June 27, 2015, 7:30 pm,

The second performance in our six-concert Live at the Gardens Summer Music Series and BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND, the Big Chill Band features the big sound of the 40s and rock & roll of the 50s & 60s.

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Carlos & Carlos

July 11, 2015, 7:30 pm,

The third performance in our six-concert Live at the Gardens Summer Music Series, Carlos & Carlos presents a blend of Latin American folk genres, Flamenco  techniques, and jazz improvisations.

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Good Times Jazz Band

August 1, 2015, 7:30 pm,

The fourth performance in our six-concert Live at the Gardens Summer Music Series, the Good Times Jazz Band shares a laugh in every line and a memory in every tune. Patriotic, spiritual and classic American pop songs everybody knows.

The fifth performance in our six-concert Live at the Gardens Summer Music Series, the Southern Express Bluegrass Band performs hard-driving bluegrass with a mix of tunes that everyone knows and loves, from The Beatles to Bill Monroe.

Members Only:
Shoptember Spree

September 1, 2015 to September 30, 2015

Show your Bok Tower Gardens membership card to receive a 20% discount in the Tower & Garden Gift Shop and the Blue Palmetto Cafe throughout the entire month of September!

Dog Day of Summer

September 5, 2015, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm

Leashed and friendly dogs are invited for this special day with activities including dog health & safety information and adoptions. Dog admission: $5 each, with 50% of the proceeds benefiting the Humane Society of Polk County. Regular human rates apply.

Anton Brees’ Birthday Carillon Concerts

September 14, 2015, 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm
3:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Anton Brees performed at the Gardens until 1967 and left a legacy of contributions to the carillon world. Celebrate the birthday of the Singing Tower’s first carillonneur with recordings of his performances from the 1950′s.

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Justin Murphy Irish Band

September 19, 2015, 7:30 pm,

The final performance in our six-concert Live at the Gardens Summer Music Series, the Justin Murphy Irish Band entertains with everything from foot-stomping jigs to pub favorites; a diversity of Irish, Scottish and Celtic flavors.

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