Category : Tuesday Evening

The Jodi Beach Trio Returns Tuesday

We are so happy to again welcome the Jodi Beach Trio to Tuesday Evening in the Gardens. This is their third appearance in as many years, and their performances have never disappointed. Please come out to enjoy the music of this local favorite on Tuesday, August 19. Admissions for Tuesday Evening performances begins at 5 pm; the music starts at 6:30. You can purchase dinner from one of our local food vendors onsite, or bring in a picnic to enjoy […]

The Pines to Perform on Tuesday Evening, August 12

Rising out of the prairies of the midwest, The Pines are one of the most distinct and powerful indie-rock/Americana groups to hit the national scene in years. The Pines have gathered a stunning line up of musical talent that has gained them a faithful and growing following. Coming to us from Minneapolis, a city that has launched many folk and rock acts from Bob Dylan to The Replacements to The Jayhawks, The Pines weave together many musical styles to create […]

Caroline Smith and Olivia Dvorak

Caroline Smith and the Good Night Sleeps is an indie folk band from Minneapolis, Minnesota, with vocal influences ranging from Billie Holliday to Peter, Paul and Mary. Merging ’90s R&B and neo-soul with her indie-rock roots, Caroline Smith‘s new album, Half About Being a Woman, is a record about self-acceptance and growing into your own. With soaring vocals and catchy melodies at the heart of her songs, Caroline has gone back to the roots of ‘feel-good’ music. “I have to […]

Whiskey Farm / Rock & Roll Institute

Coming on  July 29 from Madison, Wisconsin, Whiskey Farm’s music is a blend of homegrown bluegrass and folk, creating a unique, pop-minded Americana sound. Tuesday’s music will feature songs from their new album, “From the Still”. You can give them a listen on their website. Admission for the Tuesday Evening in the Garden events starts at 5 pm. The opening act begins at 5:45 and the headline act goes on at 6:30. Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for students, […]

Lily & Madeleine and Hiroya Tsukamoto

Performing on Tuesday Evening, July 22, are sisters Lily & Madeleine – a folk pop duo from Indianapolis who have recently released a full length album and are now touring nationally. We are so lucky to welcome these very talented siblings to our Pavilion stage. Their music is primarily acoustic, accompanied by their lovely, haunting vocals. We also welcome guitarist and songwriter Hiroya Tsukamoto to the Gardens. Some of you might remember him as a performer at last year’s Opening […]

The Sills and Antony & the Tramps

On Tuesday evening this week, we welcome Antony & the Tramps to the Pavilion stage. Hailing from Chicago, the band went on their first national tour in 2011, gaining a fan base that goes far beyond the Windy City. Their music has been described as eclectic/electric/acoustic, “…swinging from gentle sunshine ditties to wild soaring epics, to dirty floor American gypsy.” This will be their third appearance at the Gardens. The opening act this Tuesday is The Sills, based in Madison. […]

Tuesday Evening with jf.gaziano & beatmerchants

Another local favorite returns to the Pavilion stage this evening.  jf.gaziano and beatmerchants will perform a number of original compositions inspired by blues, soul and jazz. If you haven’t yet checked out this inventive and unique Rockford band, come join us at Tuesday Evening in the Gardens tonight. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the performance begins at 6:30 p.m. Give them a listen. Heavy rain on Sunday and Monday created several areas of standing water and path washouts, but our […]

Tuesday Evening with Miles Nielsen and the Rusted Hearts

On Tuesday, June 24, Anderson Japanese Gardens presents another returning favorite: Miles Nielsen and the Rusted Hearts. This will be their third appearance at Tuesday Evening in the Gardens, and as always, we expect it to be a great show. The doors for the Tuesday Evening concerts open at 5 pm. Local musician Micky Rosenquist’s opening performance begins at 5:45. Guests are invited to bring lawn chairs or a picnic blanket and find a spot on the great lawn in […]

The Rain Stayed Away

Thank you to everyone who attended the first Tuesday Evening in the Gardens event last night (5/27). It rained for less than 5 minutes right before showtime, and the storms held off until after the concert was over. Our policy is to go ahead with the concert if there is light rain. However, for the safety of our visitors and the gardens, we cannot continue with the performance if there is lightning or torrential downpours. In these cases, we will […]

Tuesday Evening in the Gardens Starts May 27

Join us on Tuesday, May 27 as we kick off the new season of Tuesday Evening in the Gardens, a summertime music series held outdoors in the Gardens on Tuesday evenings through August 26. We will begin the season with a returning favorite band, Starlite Radio. Admission for adults is $5 and teens are $3; children 12 and under are free. Admission for Garden Members is always free. The performance starts at 6:30, but we encourage you to arrive a […]