Concerts in the Garden this weekend!
June, 2012Described as “Fort Worth’s best seasonal outing!” (Star-Telegram), the annual Concerts in the Garden outdoor music festival runs through July 4 at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden. The series offers music for every taste, including rock, country, jazz and classical. Tickets start at $16 (advance lawn) and are on sale at 817-665-6000 and www.fwsymphony.org<http://www.fwsymphony.org>. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. nightly, and performances begin at 8:15 p.m. Concerts are Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, plus Monday, July 2 through Wednesday, July 4. For the complete schedule, please see www.fwsymphony.org<http://www.fwsymphony.org>.This weekFriday, June 8: MARC BROUSSARDThis young Louisianan singer has built a loyal following with his blazing talent on the guitar and his blend of R&B, blues, rock and pop. As heard in his Top 40 singles Where You Are and Home, Broussard sings with deep emotion in a style that’s earned the name “bayou soul.”Saturday, June 9: VERTICAL HORIZONRadio stars Vertical Horizon rock the Garden with their appealing hits, including the Top 10 singles Everything You Want, You’re a God and Best I Ever Had (Grey Sky Morning).Sponsored by AlconSunday, June 12: 1812 OVERTUREFort Worth Symphony OrchestraMiguel Harth-Bedoya, ConductorA night of symphonic masterpieces, ending with Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture the way it should be experienced: with your Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and a spectacular fireworks show choreographed to the music.Sponsored by Atlas EnterprisesAnd don’t forget … also from the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra this week:Thursday, June 7: FWSO at the MEYERSON: DVORAK, HIGDON AND PUTSFort Worth Symphony OrchestraMiguel Harth-Bedoya, ConductorThe FWSO steps into the national spotlight in a performance for the League of American Orchestra’s annual conference. Music Director Miguel Harth-Bedoya leads our world-class musicians at the Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas in an exciting program of new music — two works by Pulitzer Prize-winning composers Jennifer Higdon and Kevin Puts — as well as the ever-popular Symphony No. 7 by Dvorak. 8 p.m. Tickets by phone or walk-up only; please call 817-665-6000.
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