2016 Sounds of Summer Concert Series


Tuesday, July 12 through Aug. 23




Listen to great local musicans 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, Culinaire Pavane. 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:
  • July 12 - Cleveland Institute of Music - Bassoon Ensemble
  • July 19 - LochErie - Irish Folk
  • July 26 - Troubadours of Divine Bliss - Americana Folk
  • 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