Bok Tower Gardens is currently closed

Bok Tower Gardens will re-open to all visitors at 8:00 a.m. on Friday, September 22, 2017. We thank our many members and donors who have supported the Gardens through this time of recovery and restoration.

Live at the Gardens! Summer Music Series

The 16th annual Summer Music Series brings an eclectic mix of Folk, Jazz, Oldies, Irish, Swing, and Latin music to the air-conditioned comfort of the Bok Tower Gardens Visitor Center. Guests may arrive before the concert for a special, optional dinner in the Blue Palmetto Café.

All concerts are at 7:30 p.m. Advance concert tickets are required.

CONCERT TICKETS

Individual concerts are $25 per person. Purchase a series ticket to all six concerts for $30 OFF.

Members receive an additional 10% off when member ID is used during checkout.

PRE-SHOW DINING OPTIONS AT THE BLUE PALMETTO CAFÉ

Plan to arrive early for optional dinner at the Blue Palmetto Café for an additional charge. The café will feature menu options or an evening meal special from 5:00 through 7:30 p.m. with snacks and beverages available through intermission. Entrée specials are listed with concerts below.

Menu options available a la carte the night of concerts. Not available at the time of ticket purchase.

Jun 17

BRIAN SUTHERLAND BAND

Unique combination of jazz and pop featuring cello, guitar, bass, violin, drums, and three vocalists.
sponsored by Duke Energy

CAFÉ SPECIAL: Chicken Carbonara over Angel Hair Pasta, $14.95
suggested wine pairings:
Apothic Winemakers Blend (CALIFORNIA’S RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY, 2015)
William Hill Merlot (CALIFORNIA’S CENTRAL COAST, 2013)

July 15

BIG CHILL BAND

Featuring the big band sound of the 40’s and rock ‘n’ roll of the 50’s and 60’s.
sponsored by Terrie Lobb Catering

CAFÉ SPECIAL: Meatloaf with Potatoes and Fresh Vegetables, $14.95
suggested wine pairings:
Apothic Winemakers Blend (CALIFORNIA, 2014)
William Hill Merlot (CALIFORNIA’S CENTRAL COAST, 2013)

Aug 5

Z-STREET SPEAKEASY BAND

This wildly diverse band plays Swing, Jazz, hits from the Roaring 20’s. 30’s and 40’s and transitions into Rock, Pop, R&B, and more.

CAFÉ SPECIAL: Creamy Seafood Pasta, $14.95
suggested wine pairings:
Mirassou Moscato (CALIFORNIA, 2015)
Laguna Chardonnay (CALIFORNIA’S RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY, 2015)

Aug 19

LEO LOPEZ

Blend of Latin American folk genres, Flamenco techniques, and jazz improvisations.
sponsored by Winter Haven Honda

CAFÉ SPECIAL: Seafood Paella, $17.95
suggested wine pairing:
Bisquertt La Joya Gran Reserve Carménère (CHILE, 2014)

Sep 9

LIFT IRISH BAND

From foot-stomping jigs to pub favorites, a diversity of Irish, Scottish and Celtic flavors.

CAFÉ SPECIAL: Hearty Irish Stew, $14.95
suggested wine pairing:
Louis Martini Cabernet Sauvignon (CALIFORNIA, 2014)

Sep 16

ROWDY ROOSTERS

Lively Dixieland Jazz band featuring one of the most red-hot trumpeters on this side of Louisiana.

CAFÉ SPECIAL: Beef Tips with Gorgonzola Cream Sauce over Linguini, $14.95
suggested wine pairings:
Apothic Winemakers Blend (CALIFORNIA, 2014)
William Hill Merlot (CALIFORNIA’S CENTRAL COAST, 2013)

Live at the Gardens Summer Music Series is proudly sponsored by: