Friday, May 22, 2015

Music in the Garden series starts June 4

The Fairbanks stompgrass band, Rock Bottom Stompers, leads off the Music in the Garden series at Georgeson.

The free Thursday night concert series in Georgeson Botanical Garden kicks off June 4 with “soulful stompable tunes” by the Rock Bottom Stompers.

UAF Summer Sessions and Lifelong Learning hosts the Music in the Garden series and the garden provides the venue. Concerts begin at 7 p.m. every Thursday night (except July 2) through Aug. 13 with a variety of music, ranging from string bands and jazz to bagpipes and the blues.

Here’s the full schedule:
June 4: Rock Bottom Stompers
June 11: Leighton and the Loners
June 18: Marc Brown and the Blues Crew
June 25: Headbolt Heaters 
July 9: Fairbanks Community Jazz Band
July 16: Dry Cabin String Band
July 23: Concert Black
July 30: Fairbanks Red Hackle Pipe Band
Aug. 6: Cold Steel Drums
Aug. 13: Emily Anderson

Read more about the bands here.

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