Every year this event gets bigger and better, and 2016 will be no different. The 11th Annual Jazz in the Gardens returns where tens of thousands converge for the experience of great music, good food and Miami-style fellowship. The three-day weekend festival in Miami Gardens, Florida, March 18-20, 2016, will feature artists Usher, Kool & the Gang, Brian Culbertson, and more! Comedian and nationally syndicated radio personality Rickey Smiley will host the festival.
The annual Women’s Impact Luncheon and the official Opening Night Party on March 18th will kick-off a weekend filled with music, food, fun, and excitement. March 19th & 20th, Jazz in the Gardens will continue the magic at Sun Life Stadium that will surely surpass last years’ experience.
Last year’s Jazz in the Gardens scored aÂ record-breakingÂ 78,000 people in attendance, with a top lineup including Maxwell, Toni Braxton and R. Kelly to name a few. The 11th Annual Jazz in the Gardens is expected to surpass attendees’ expectations with additional artist to be announced soon.
The City ofÂ Miami GardensÂ was born in 2003, the then City Council sought to create a signature event for the largest predominantly African American municipality inÂ Florida, which is also the third largest inÂ the United States. In 2006, the City ofÂ Miami Gardens presented the inaugural Jazz in the Gardens, an intimate jazz-only festival featuring food and music, setting the foundation for the decade-long, signature experience that followed, adding R&B to the lineup.
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