Voted by City Pages as the “Best Place to See a Concert with Kids”, Como Park Zoo & Conservatory’s free concert series, “Groovin’ In The Garden”, returns featuring some of the Twin Cities’ finest musicians, rain or shine!*
Pack a picnic and dancing shoes, spread out a blanket & join us for these FREE outdoor concerts & activities in front of the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory every Wednesday, July 7 – July 28 from 6pm–8pm. Food, ice cream treats, beer and wine will be available to purchase.
7/7/21 – Leslie Rich & The Rocket Soul Choir – Singer/songwriter Leslie Rich fronts the wonderfully tight rock and roll three-piece, The Rocket Soul Choir. The Northern Irish native has a similar spirit to prominent Americana acts like Tom Petty and John Mellencamp.
7/14/21 – Innocent Reggae Band – Packed with thought-provoking lyrics, cool guitar, and captivating stage presence, Innocent puts up quite an exhilarating show.
7/21/21 – The Flamin’ Oh’s – The Flamin’ Oh’s have remained a fixture of the live music scene for decades, with Wilkinson as a prolific songwriter, and live shows hailed for their enduring audience appeal, deep rock and roll roots, and unwavering energy.
7/28/21 – Kiss The Tiger – Inspired by the sounds and energy of The Rolling Stones, Tom Petty, and Patti Smith, Kiss the Tiger has breathed new life into 21st century rock and roll.
Please note: The Zoo and Conservatory close at 6pm. These are outdoor concerts and reservations are not required.
Kiss The Tiger photo credit Craig Otto
This program was funded in part or in whole with money from the vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008 which dedicated funding to preserve Minnesota’s art and cultural heritage.