Summer concert series kicks off on June 17 with Hey Mavis
Rochester, N.Y., May 13, 2015—The Garden Vibes summer concert series at George Eastman House is back for its 22nd year. The outdoor concerts will take place on the following Wednesday evenings: June 17, July 22, and August 12. Bring a picnic, BYOB, relax with friends, and enjoy family activities in the historic Townson Terrace Garden and the surrounding grounds. Concerts are 6 to 8 p.m.
Garden Vibes 2015
Wednesday, June 17 Hey Mavis
The Americana style of Hey Mavis seamlessly blends elements of jazz, bluegrass, folk, and a heaping spoonful of rock and roll—the perfect start to a much-needed summer! heymavis.com
Wednesday, July 22 Jayme Stone’s Lomax Project
Focusing on songs collected by folklorist and field recording pioneer Alan Lomax, this "collaboratory" brings together some of North America's most distinctive and creative roots musicians to revive, recycle, and re-imagine traditional music. jaymestone.com
Wednesday, August 12 Samantha Fish
After playing up a storm last year at Garden Vibes, 2012 Blues Music Award winner Samantha Fish returns to wrap up our series with her trademark guitar work and soulful vocals. samanthafish.com
Gates open at 5 p.m. Concert-goers are encouraged to bring blankets and/or chairs and a picnic. Concessions are available on-site from Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, Abbott’s Frozen Custard, and Eastman House Café. BYOB (no bar on-site). Non-alcoholic beverages available for purchase.
Admission rates for each of the 2015 concerts: $10 adults, $6 members, $5 college students (with ID) and youth (ages 13–18), and free to children ages 12 and under with paid adult admission. The ticket includes admission to George Eastman House and children’s lawn activities. Tickets are available only at the gate. No refunds; no rain dates.
Major support for Garden Vibes is provided by Eastman House Council, with additional support from CITY Newspaper, WARM 101.3, and North Coast Radio. Learn more at eastmanhouse.org or (585) 271-3361 ext. 444.