"Tuesday Evening in the Gardens" features local, regional, and national touring artists all in one of the Midwest's most beautiful settings--Anderson Japanese Gardens.

Our friend Katie from Anderson Japanese Gardens (AJG) stopped by the WROK Morning Show on Thursday to invite everyone listening to come to AJG this coming Tuesday night (May 28th) for the opening show of the 2019 Tuesday Evening in the Gardens season.

Then, performances will take place each Tuesday, May 28th through August 27th.

Anderson Japanese Gardens:

  • Guests allowed to set-up picnic areas starting at 5:00 PM | Performances start at 5:45 PM
  • Overflow parking at the College of Medicine | FREE shuttle service provided
  • Food & Beverages are Available for Purchase from Local Vendors
  • Locally Crafted Garden Chairs Available for Rent & Purchase
  • Unique chairs made from reclaimed wood by our friends at The Rockford Brand furniture
  • Carry-in Picnics Welcome | Carry-In Beverages Prohibited

Cost is free for AJG Premium Members, and regular admission price for Basic members and non-members.

Here's this year's musical line-up for "Tuesdays In The Gardens:" (* denotes past Tuesday Evening In The Gardens performers)

  • May 28: Beth Kille Band* (Madison, WI)
    Opening: Mascot Theory* (Madison, WI)
  • June 4: Charley Crockett (San Benito, TX)
    Opening: Whiskey Farm* (Madison, WI)
  • June 11: Brett Newski* (Milwaukee, WI)
    Opening: Patchouli* (Maiden Rock, WI)
  • June 18: Michael McDermott* (Chicago, IL)
    Opening: Dingo (Rockford, IL)
  • June 25: Miles Nielsen* (Rockford, IL)
    Opening: Ernie Hendrickson* (Chicago, IL)
  • July 2: The Suffers (Houston, TX)
    Opening: Jordana Talsky (Toronto, CAN)
  • July 9: Pieta Brown*()
    Opening: Andrew Robinson* (Rockford, IL)
  • July 16: Neverly Brothers (Chicago, IL)
    Opening: Rock & Roll Institute* (Rockford, IL)
  • July 23: Chicago Farmer(Delavan, IL)
    Opening: The Hard Knock Kings (Rockford, IL)
  • July 30: Bella’s Bartok(Northhampton, MA)
    Opening: Jaik Willis (Chicago, IL)
  • August 6: Remember Jones (Asbury Park, NJ)
    Opening: Steve McClanahan (Rockford, IL)
  • August 13: Terra Lightfoot (Waterdown, CAN)
    Opening: Kelly Steward* (Rockford, IL)
  • August 20: Old Salt Union (Belleville, IL)
    Opening: Edward David Anderson* (Bloomington, IL)
  • August 27: Bottle Rockets* (St. Louis, MO)
    Opening: Long Shot* (Rockford, IL)