Monday, May 21, 2018

Music in the Garden begins Thursday at UAF

Members of Headbolt include Jeff Siniscalchi, guitar; Jonathan Rosenberg, drums;
Suzanne Richards, guitar; and T.J. O'Donnel, bass. KUAC photo by Lori Neufeld

The Music in the Garden series begins Thursday with the blues, roots, country and even punk sounds of the Fairbanks band, The Headbolt Heaters. A dozen Fairbanks-area bands and musical ensembles will perform Thursday evenings throughout the summer at the UAF Georgeson Botanical Garden.

The 2018 Music in the Garden concerts will be at 7 p.m. each Thursday from May 24 to Aug. 9.

Concert-goers are encouraged to bring a blanket and picnic but are asked to leave pets at home. Parking will be available on West Ridge. A short walking path to the garden, which is located at the Fairbanks Experiment Farm, begins at the overlook. Concerts are free, but the garden will accept donations.

The summer concert schedule also includes:
May 31 — Fairbanks Red Hackle Pipe Band
June 7 — Cold Steel Drums
June 14 — O Tallulah
June 21 — Rock Bottom Stompers
June 28 — Emily Anderson
July 5 — Marc Brown
July 12 — Dry Cabin String Band
July 19 — Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival American roots ensemble
July 26 — Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival vocal jazz ensemble
Aug. 2 — Fairbanks Community Jazz Band
Aug. 9 — ET Barnette String Band

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