The Concerts in the Gardens is a summer event proudly sponsored by Wimmer Communities, which is held at The Boerner Botanical Gardens in Hales Corners, Wisconsin.
Performances occur every Thursday throughout the summer beginning at 6:30 p.m. and ending at approximately 8:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted. Admission to The Boerner Botanical Gardens to attend the summer concerts is free after 6:00 p.m. and attendees are welcome to walk through the gardens afterward at no additional cost.
These concerts allow Milwaukee residents the opportunity to appreciate the The Boerner Botanical Gardens while enjoying a mixture of musical genres. Food and beverages are available for purchase at the concerts, however, guests are also allowed to bring their own food.
Concerts in the Gardens 2014 Schedule
Concert schedule subject to change
||Experience one of the finest orchestras in the nation!
||The All-Star SUPERband
||Milwaukee's best Big Band, featuring high-level improvisation.
||Singer, songwriter, and acoustic guitarist with a distinctive voice (former member of BoDeans and Absinthe).
||Exciting and complex story-songs infused with blues, pop, and R&B.
||Lively and contemporary jazz, pop bossa, samba music ensemble.
||Paul Cebar Tomorrow Sound
||Funky, Afro-Carib-inflected Americana with spontaneous soul!
||An exhilarating mix of powerhouse blues, funk, and rock 'n roll.
||Milwaukee's American Idol favorite, pop vibe mixed with smoky and soulful vocals.
||Concord Chamber Orchestra
||Intimate and stimulating classical pops performed by talented volunteer musicians.
||The 52nd Street Band
||A full concert show playing the music of Billy Joel.
||This sassy Big Band will swing your socks off with danceable, high-energy tunes.
||Diverse roots rock band with influences ranging from bluegrass to prog-rock to jazz.
*Concert begins at 7:30 p.m.
**Extended finale show ends at 9:30 p.m.
View our past concert posters and images in our concert gallery.
Boerner Botanical Garden Tours
Why not arrive early for the concert to enjoy a tour of the gardens? CLICK HERE to view a printable Gardens Map for a walking tour of the Boerner Botanical Gardens. The Concerts in the Gardens location is indicated in the top left of the map.
CLICK HERE for a printable Boerner Botanical Garden Tour Guide.
For more information about Boerner Botanical Gardens' location, hours, partners, mission, events and activities, CLICK HERE or visit Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens.
The Concerts in the Gardens are provided as a community service in partnership with Milwaukee County Parks.