Bring your lawn chairs or blankets to enjoy a variety of local performance groups in an extraordinary setting. Beer and wine available for purchase from Shakers Mobile Bartending Service.
$10 (cash or card)
𝐒𝐂𝐇𝐄𝐃𝐔𝐋𝐄 𝗦𝘂𝗻., 𝗢𝗰𝘁. 𝟯 𝗮𝘁 𝟮 𝗽.𝗺. – 𝗕𝗿𝗮𝗻𝗱𝗼𝗻 𝗠𝗼𝗼𝗿𝗲
Singer/songwriter Brandon Moore kicks the series off with his high-spirited, barefoot-in-the-grass-under-funky-stars, feel-good songs with danceable grooves.
𝗦𝘂𝗻., 𝗢𝗰𝘁. 𝟭𝟬 𝗮𝘁 𝟮 𝗽.𝗺. – 𝗠𝗮𝗴𝗻𝗼𝗹𝗶𝗮 𝗪𝗶𝗻𝗱
The three ladies of Magnolia Wind combine folk, bluegrass, gospel and old-time music to create a unique Ozarkian sound.
𝗦𝘂𝗻., 𝗢𝗰𝘁. 𝟭𝟳 𝗮𝘁 𝟮 𝗽.𝗺. – 𝟴𝟯 𝗦𝗸𝗶𝗱𝗼𝗼
With vocals, guitar and a bass, 83 Skidoo works 80s and 90s pop hits into different genres to give new life to old favorites.
𝗦𝘂𝗻., 𝗢𝗰𝘁. 𝟮𝟰 𝗮𝘁 𝟮 𝗽.𝗺. – 𝗔𝘂𝗻𝘁𝗶𝗲 𝗘𝗺 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗧𝗼𝗿𝗻𝗮𝗱𝗼𝗲𝘀
Auntie Em and the Tornadoes perform their original songs with special guest David Wilson. The dobro, mandolin, fiddle, guitar, and bass complement their tight harmonies.
𝗦𝘂𝗻., 𝗢𝗰𝘁. 𝟯𝟭 𝗮𝘁 𝟮 𝗽.𝗺. – 𝗛𝗮𝗺𝗯𝘂𝗿𝗴𝗲𝗿 𝗖𝗼𝘄𝘀
Hamburger Cows rounds out the season with a healthy mix of original and cover material ranging from blues to country to bluegrass to rock’n’roll.
In the case of inclement weather, concerts will move inside the adjacent Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center.
Ric Mayer, maintainer of the Kickapoo Edge Prairie, and Linda Chorice, former Springfield Conservation Nature Center Manager.
Friends Of The Garden and Springfield Sister Cities Association in cooperation with the Springfield-Greene County Park Board.
Funding for the concert series is made possible through Central Bank and Central Trust’s sponsorship of the Dogwood Garden.
𝐀𝐁𝐎𝐔𝐓 𝐓𝐇𝐄 𝐏𝐀𝐕𝐈𝐋𝐈𝐎𝐍
The Peace Through People Pavilion was constructed in late 2016 to encourage more cultural performances and community events in the Springfield Botanical Gardens. The Pavilion furthers the Friends of the Garden mission to bring people, nature, and gardens together as well as the Springfield Sister Cities Association mission of peace through people.