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Tunes on the Terrace

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Relax and listen to local musicians in free performances on the outdoor terrace along the bank of the Rock River. Jazz, folk, Latin, country, and more. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) and food are available for purchase.

This year, stay after Tunes on the Terrace to see the Gardens in a whole new light! The Bruce Munro: LIGHT exhibit is viewable from dusk to 11 p.m. The exhibition is Munro’s eighth large-scale garden exhibition in the U.S. The gardens and Conservatory provide

Dinner/drink service 5-7:30 p.m.,
Music 6-8 p.m.
Rain site: Conservatory lobby.

21 - Jodie Beach
28 - Paper Airplane

(No performance July 5)
12 - H!p Pocket

19 - Frank Calvagna
26 - Steve McClanahan

2 - Kelly Steward
9 - FutureStuff
16 - Claudia Russell
30 - After 5 Jazz

6 - Reed & Waddy
13 - Kevin Earlywine

Subarea:Rockford Northeast

Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens - 1354 N. 2nd St., Rockford, IL 61107 - From I-90: Exit at U.S. 20 Business (E. State St.) and follow Business 20 into Rockford. Turn right on IL 251 and follow it north to the From the south: Exit I-39 west on U.S. 20 Bypass to IL 251 (11th St.) Follow IL 251 through town to the entrance to the Conservatory on the west side of the street.

Tunes on the Terrace
  • July 26 - September 13, 2017
  • Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens
  • Free admission
  • Recurring weekly on Wednesday