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The George Eastman Museum presents its Garden Vibes Concert Series in June

The condensed outdoor concert series will be held on June 12 and June 19

Rochester, N.Y., May 16, 2019—The Garden Vibes summer concert series will return to the George Eastman Museum this summer with a condensed schedule in June. A major construction project will begin on the museum’s historic Colonnade in July, limiting access to the Terrace Garden and East Vista. The museum will host the outdoor concerts on June 12 and June 19, prior to commencement of construction.

In an effort to preserve the gardens at the National Historic Landmark estate, the museum will host the concert series on the Vista, located on the east side of the mansion next to the Terrace Garden. Concertgoers may bring a picnic or purchase food on-site from Dinosaur B-B-Que, Effortlessly Healthy, or the Eastman Museum Cafe, and BYOB. Concerts are from 6 to 8 p.m.; gates open at 5 p.m.

Garden Vibes 2019 lineup

June 12 Honeysuckle
Named Best Folk Artist at the 2018 Boston Music Awards, Honeysuckle is a progressive acoustic trio that blends traditional instrumentation of bluegrass and folk with modern effects, beautiful songwriting, and masterful, intricate arrangements. Their distinct brand of baroque, elevated Americana has earned the Berklee alumni appearances at Lollapalooza and Newport Folk Festival.

June 19 Songs from the Road Band
Hailing from Asheville, NC and Nashville, TN, these veteran acoustic musicians have collectively earned top accolades in bluegrass, Americana, and jazz. They are widely considered among the top musicians in the world on their respective instruments, including James Schlender, the two-time national fiddle award recipient, and Charles Humphrey III, Grammy-winning songwriter and producer.

Admission rates for each of the 2019 concerts: $10 general admission, $8 museum members, and free to children ages 12 and under with paid adult admission. Tickets are available only at the gate. No refunds; no rain dates.

Garden Vibes is generously supported by the Eastman Museum Council, Hyatt Regency Rochester, Bop Shop Records, Canandaigua National Bank, and Wegmans.

About the George Eastman Museum
Founded in 1947, the George Eastman Museum is the world’s oldest photography museum and one of the largest film archives in the United States, located on the historic Rochester estate of entrepreneur and philanthropist George Eastman, the pioneer of popular photography. Its holdings comprise more than 400,000 photographs, 28,000 motion picture films, the world’s preeminent collection of photographic and cinematographic technology, one of the leading libraries of books related to photography and cinema, and extensive holdings of documents and other objects related to George Eastman. As a research and teaching institution, the Eastman Museum has an active publishing program and, through its two joint master’s degree programs with the University of Rochester, makes critical contributions to film preservation and to photographic preservation and collections management. For more information, visit eastman.org.