2016 Sounds of Summer Concert Series

 

Tuesday, July 12 through Aug. 23

 

7pm

 

Listen to great local musicians in a beautiful setting during our Sounds of Summer Garden Concert Series. Each Tuesday, from July 12 through Aug. 23,we will feature different musical styles.

 

Arboretum hours are extended until dusk for visitors during the series, allowing them to stroll the trails, explore the natural areas and enjoy the beauty of a summer evenings on our grounds. The extended hours are included in our regular daily admission, and if you arrive after 5pm, admission is only $5.

 

Guests are encouraged to bring a picnic or purchase something to eat from our concert caterer, Chefs for Hire. Menus for each concert will be posted here before the performance. Due to the requirements of Holden’s liquor license, no alcoholic beverages may be brought on to the grounds by visitors. Holden will provide a cash bar with beer, wine and soft drinks each week.

 

The Murch Canopy Walk and Kalberer Emergent Tower will not be open on Tuesday evenings.

 

This year's performances includes:  
Aug. 2 Menu
  • Aug. 2 - Cleveland Institute of Music - Gabe Novak & CIM Provise - Jazz Ensemble
  • Aug. 9 - Kristine Jackson - Blues/Songwriter
  • Aug. 16 - Cleveland Institute of Music - String Quartet
  • Aug. 23 - Red Light Roxy - Swing/Jazz/Blues
 

Guests are encouraged to bring a picnic or purchase something to eat from our concert caterer, Chefs for Hire. This week's menu includes:

  • Andouille sausage Po' Boy with peppers and onions, served with homemade chips, , $7
  • Marinated grilled chicken breast with tropical fruit salsa on pearl cous cous, $7 GF without cous cous
  • Grilled shrimp skewer on baby greens with julienne vegetables and goat cheese. Served with cilantro vinaigrette , $6; GF
  • Cheese and fruit plate with crackers, $6 GF without crackers
  • Vegetable crudities and pita chips with hummus, $6; GF without pita chips
  • Peach pie with vanilla ice cream , $5
  • Tiramisu, $5