The Jazz in the Gardens music fest recently announced its first round of artists. This is the 8th year of the annual two-day event at Sun Life Stadium. Earth Wind & Fire, Charlie Wilson, New Edition, Najee, Mary Mary and Rachelle Ferrell will take the stage for the 2013 festival. Nationally syndicated radio personality Michael Baisden, known for his love of great entertainment, has joined the line up as the festival’s host.
Jazz in the Gardens’ success is attributed to the list of legends that grace the stage each year along with its incredible food, affordable tickets and Miami Gardens’ amazing March weather. For the past seven years, the festival has enjoyed unprecedented growth and has consistently delivered increases in attendance. More than 50,000 music lovers from the Caribbean, United States and all over Florida attended the 2012 festival.
The 2012 “Jazz in the Gardens” featured performances from legendary artists including Jill Scott, Patti LaBelle, KEM, Kenny G, Doug E Fresh, Kevin Eubanks, Ramsey Lewis and Nicole Henry. Previous years have included celebrated artists such as Erykah Badu, John Legend, Robin Thicke, the late Teena Marie, Wyclef, Babyface, Frankie Beverly and Maze, Chaka Khan, Chrisette Michele, Common, Anthony Hamilton, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Al Jarreau, Gladys Knight, The Isley Brothers, EnVogue, Lalah Hathaway, Branford Marsalis and Roy Ayers.
For more information about the 8th Annual “Jazz in the Gardens,” please call the general hotline at (877) 640-5299 or visit www.jazzinthegardens.com. Like at www.facebook.com/jazzinthegardens, follow @jazzgardens and use the Twitter/Instagram hashtag #JIG8.