Sunday, May 01, 2016

Botanical Roots Outdoor Concert Series

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2016 Botanical Roots Concert Series: 
Friday nights, July 29 – September 2, 8:30-11:00 p.m.
 

It’s our eleventh season!! Six concerts feature Zydeco, Blues, Reggae and more with local bands performing the opening act. This year, our line-up of nationally touring artists includes, on July 29, returning Zydeco artist, C. J. Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band and, on August 12, Gangstagrass, a fresh and funky mix of bluegrass and rap.

Concerts are held rain or shine in our outdoor Terrace Garden. Seating is limited so please feel free to bring your own chair. Food and beverage will be available for purchase from Mad Anthony Brewing; no outside food or beverage allowed.

Admission: $6/age 13 and older; age 12 and under free. Member entrance and early admission.

For more details, call (260) 427-6440 or visit us on  Facebook for additional photos and information!


2016 Sponsors:
 

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Sponsorship opportunities for the 2016 season are NOW available. For more information contact Mitch Sheppard 260/427-6441.


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Official Lodging Sponsor Holiday Inn at IPFW Coliseum is our official lodging sponsor and has special rates for Parks & Recreation participants! Click the Holiday Inn link and you will be directed to the Holiday Inn's reservation page that already has the special rate loaded. Or call today to book your room! 260-482-3800.


Photos 

Enjoy some photos from previous Botanical Roots Concerts! 

U.R.B (Opener) (Previous show)

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The Ark Band (Previous show)

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The Botanical Conservatory's Terrace is the perfect outdoor setting for enjoying music downtown!

The Rewinders (Opener) (Previous Show)

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The New Familiars (Previous Show)

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Otis Gibbs (Opener) (Previous Show)

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Country Joe McDonald (Previous Show)

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The Staggerers (Opener) (Previous Show)

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 The Tossers (Previous Show)

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The crowd enjoys the music of the Tosser's on a beautiful night.

Dan Smyth Band (Opener) (Previous Show)

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John Primer and the Real Deal Blues Band (Previous Show)

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John Primer-Couples dance to the blues music.

Whiskey Hollar (Opener) (Previous Show)

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Terrance Simien and the Zydeco Experience (Previous Show)

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The crowd dances to Terrance Simien's Zydeco music.

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Audience members playing the rubboard with Terrance Simien

Photos courtesy of Greg Hughes


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Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory
1100 South Calhoun Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
(260) 427-6440

Hours:

Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5pm
Thursday 10am - 8pm
Sunday Noon - 4pm
Closed: Mondays, New Years Day, Christmas Day

Admission

Adults $5
Children (ages 3-17) $3
Age 2 and under Free