Jazz in the Gardens Music Festival

Jazz in the Gardens Music Festival

Mar 14 - 15, 2020

By: Shayne Benowitz | Jan. 15, 2019

Every March, Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens hosts Jazz in the Gardens for a long weekend. A mainstay in springtime for over a decade, the festival highlights both local and international musicians including the likes of Chaka Khan, Anita Baker, Smokey Robinson and Fantasia. The festival also boasts a marketplace dedicated to artwork, jewelry and fashion, as well as delicious Caribbean food. It’s easily one of Miami Gardens’ premier entertainment events and true music fans simply can’t miss it.

The two-day affair, held Saturday and Sunday March 9-10, 2019, features an impressive lineup headlined by Teddy Riley & Friends on Saturday and Lionel Richie on Sunday. Saturday performances will include En Vogue, Bobby Brown, Doug E. Fresh, Blackstreet, Jagged Edge, Stephanie Mills and Black Violin. On Sunday, sway to the sounds of The Jazz in the Gardens All Stars, which includes Maysa, Nelson Rangell, Gerald Veasley, Chieli Minucci, Tye Tribbett and the O’Jays.

There’s also a handful events surrounding Jazz in the Gardens that promote art and culture throughout the community. An Opening Night Party is held on Friday night at the Hyundai Lounge at Hard Rock Stadium. There’s also the Film, Music, Art & Culture Conference held at FIU, which provides professional development and networking opportunities for artists, musicians and filmmakers. This includes a National Poetry Contest where spoken word poets compete for the title, as well as a Women’s Impact Luncheon to inspire women to lead active, fulfilled and balanced lives.

Jazz in the Gardens celebrates a diversity of culture and art through the power of music and it always draws a crowd ready to be moved. The amphitheater venue features both reserved and general admission lawn seating with a food village, a merchandise village a designated cigar lounge and onsite bars. A virtual reality experience will also be available to augment the event. Jazz in the Gardens promises a memorable, musical weekend filled with incredible performances, dancing and delicious food. So what are you waiting for? Purchase your tickets now.

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