Olbrich Home Holiday Express

poeple enjoying summer concert seriesSummer Concert Series

June 24 - July 29

Tuesdays, 7 pm

Enjoy the summer evening with a concert on the Great Lawn of Olbrich's outdoor gardens. A wide variety of music is highlighted, including jazz, folk, honky-tonk, and much more. Olbrich's Summer concerts are every Tuesday night in June and July at 7 p.m. A $1 admission donation is suggested.



2014 Summer Concerts in the Garden Series
June 24

Special Free Performance!

Traditional Thai Dancers from the Kingdom of Thailand’s Ministry of Culture

5:30-6:30 at the Thai Pavilion

June 24

The Dang-Its


July 1

Boo Bradley

Acoustic Jug Band

July 8

Wall of Funk

Progressive Rock / Funk / Blues  /Metal

July 15

The Rotation

Blend of genres with a saxophone-rock sound

Concert will be held indoors.

July 22

Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestra

Youth Orchestra

Concert will be held indoors.

Kiwanis Brat Wagon is canceled for this evening.

July 29

Mathew Tembo

Zambian Vibes with Contemporary Sounds

Concert will be held indoors.



Brats & Hotdogs

Bring a lawn chair or blanket, pack a picnic, or purchase hotdogs and brats at the Gardens from the Madison East Kiwanis. Picnics are allowed in the Gardens for Tuesday concerts only. In case of inclement weather, concerts will be held indoors, and the Kiwanis brat and hotdog stand will not be available.

Ice Cream

Beat the heat with all-you-can-eat ice cream! Keep Wisconsin Warm/Cool will be at the summer concerts with cool ice cream treats. For $5 per adult and $3 per child, enjoy a variety of ice cream flavors and support two non-profit causes; proceeds from the ice cream sales will benefit Olbrich Botanical Gardens and Keep Wisconsin Warm/Cool.



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Olbrich is always looking for new solo and group performers to keep our concert series fresh. If you are interested in performing for one of Olbrich's concert series, please contact:

Missy Jeanne

Special Events Coordinator

Olbrich Botanical Gardens

3330 Atwood Avenue

Madison, WI 53704


Please provide contact information (official group name, contact name, address, phone, and e-mail), music genres, and music samples.

If the entertainment committee would like to inquire further about booking you as a solo artist or the group you represent, we will contact you with available concert dates at the contact information you provide.


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Olbrich Botanical Gardens is operated as a public-private partnership between the City of Madison Parks Division and the Olbrich Botanical Society.
Olbrich Botanical Gardens | 3330 Atwood Avenue, Madison, WI 53704. | Phone: (608)246-4550 | Fax: (608)246-4719