13TH ANNUAL JAZZ IN THE GARDENS MUSIC FEST GETS READY FOR A RECORD-BREAKING WEEKEND WITH A STUNNING 2018 LINE-UP!
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Anita Baker, Chaka Khan, Smokey Robinson, Fantasia, Trombone Shorty & Orleans
Avenue, Joe, Tasha Cobbs Leonard, “I Love the 90’S” Tribute with Salt-n-Pepa, Kid ’n Play, Trick Daddy & Biz Markie, Jazz in the Gardens All-Stars with Pieces of a Dream, Avery Sunshine & Walter Beasley and the A. Randolph JITG House Band
Saturday, March 17 & Sunday, 18, 2018 Hard Rock Stadium will host The City of Miami Gardens 13th year of stellar music, arts, food, and fun under the stars
Miami Gardens, Fla. – March 5, 2018 – America is excited about the 13th Annual Jazz in the Gardens, the incredibly popular festival that has been dubbed “the fastest growing jazz and R&B festival in the U.S.”. On March 17-18, 2018, fans will again experience the ultimate festival event featuring the world’s top artists from the R&B, soul, jazz, hip-hop, and funk genres. Hosted by nationally syndicated radio personality, Rickey Smiley, JITG will present this world class line up to an anticipated 70,000 attendees at the newly renovated Hard Rock Stadium located at 347 Don Shula Drive, Miami Gardens, FL 33056.
Gracing the stage is the incomparable Chaka Khan and the soulful voices of Grammy award winning songstresses Anita Baker and Fantasia. Iconic soul legend Smokey Robinson makes his first ever Jazz in the Gardens appearance, along with gospel sensation Tasha Cobbs Leonard. Back by popular demand are The Jazz in the Gardens All Stars with this year’s lineup including Pieces of a Dream, Walter Beasley and Avery Sunshine. Rounding out JITG, guests will enjoy an array of American and Caribbean cuisine, and indulge in a unique shopping experience with a marketplace of artwork, handbags, clothing and memorabilia.
Tickets www.tickemaster.com and www.jazzinthegardens.com.
Suzan McDowell, 305-490-9145 suzancircleofonemarketing.com
Alechia Reese, 917-881-2468 reesecircleofonemarketing.com
About City of Miami Gardens:
The City of Miami Gardens celebrated its 15th anniversary in 2018 and is the 33rd city in Miami-Dade County. With a population of approximately 110,000, it is the third largest city in Miami-Dade County. Miami Gardens is a solid, working middle-class community of unique diversity. It is the largest predominantly African-American municipality in Florida and boasts thousands of Caribbean and Hispanic residents. The City will host the 2020 Super Bowl and hosted the 2010 FedEx Orange Bowl, the 2010 NFL Pro Bowl™, Super Bowl XLIV™, 2013 Orange Bowl and 2013 BCS National Championship game. The City has demonstrated steady growth in the areas of community and economic development, and has gained a reputation for being a hot destination in South Florida. Miami Gardens is the City of Progress. www.miamigardens.fl-gov