Sounds of Summer Concerts (Free) at The Springfield Botanical Gardens

Sounds of Summer

Central Bank and Central Trust present Sounds of Summer, a free concert series to take place throughout the summer of 2018, at the Peace through People Pavilion located within the Dogwood Garden in the Springfield Botanical Gardens at Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park.

Sounds of Summer features a wide variety of local performance groups and offers area families a new way to enjoy the beautiful park. Attendees are asked to bring their own lawn chairs and/or blankets for seating.


Melinda Mullins | Friday, May 11 at 6:30 p.m.

Community Jazz Ensemble | Sunday, May 20 at 2 p.m.

Auntie Em and The Tornadoes | Sunday, June 3 at 2 p.m.

Liz Moriondo | Sunday, June 10 at 2 p.m.

CRS | Sunday, June 17 at 2 p.m.

Izabel Crane | Saturday, June 23 at 7:30 p.m.

Bill Haymes | Sunday, June 24 at 2 p.m.


Sounds of Summer is organized by Friends of the Garden and Springfield Sister Cities Association.Funding for the concert series is made possible through Central Bank and Central Trust’s sponsorship of the Dogwood Garden. The Springfield Botanical Gardens are located at 2400 S. Scenic Ave. in Springfield, Mo. In the case of inclement weather, the concerts will move inside the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center.

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.

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