Join us in the tropical gardens, and beat the “winter-blahs” as live, local musicians play blues, bluegrass and ballads from 4:30-6:30pm. The concerts are free and beer and wine will be available to purchase. No reservations required. These concerts are standing room only. Because of fire code regulations, there are no chairs set-up.
December 4 – Mary Cutrufello – Roots-rock singer-songwriter Mary Cutrufello has been a mainstay in the Americana scene here and in Texas for thirty years.
December 18 – Holm & Tanz – folk/country/blues
January 15 – Café Accordion Orchestra – an eclectic mix full of French flare, Latin heat and Bohemian attitude.
January 22 – Mother Banjo – “traditional folk and bluegrass sounds with genuinely poetic lyrics, landing somewhere between Gillian Welch and Lucy Kaplansky” – Chris Riemenschneider, Star Tribune
February 5 – The Jorgensens – Whether inspiration is drawn from the roots of the Blues, musicianship embodied in Jazz, or the heartfelt purity that defines great singer-songwriters and elements prevalent in Americana, this duo’s music is simply their own.
February 19 –New Riverside Ramblers – Celebrate Mardi Gras with the NRR playing high-spirited Cajun dance music
February 26 – Trevor McSpadden and Mary Cutrufello – Buck-Owens-meets-the-BoDeans harmonies