Music in the Gardens

People sitting on the hill and watching a 3 piece band on the overlook

Enjoy live music throughout the summer at the Ordway Picnic Shelter. Local bands and community groups will perform on Thursday evenings and Sunday afternoons. Bring your own blankets or lawn chairs.

Date and Time

6-7:30 p.m. Thursdays and 1:30-3 p.m. Sundays, select dates throughout the summer (see below)


Ordway Picnic Shelter 


Included with general daily admission; free for members, $15 for non-members ages 16 and older; free for ages 15 and younger. Tickets available starting May 1. 


Date Time Music Group Type of Music
June 1 6-7:30 p.m. Brad Cattadoris  
June 4 1:30-3 p.m. JazzLove Jazz pair, vocal and keyboard
June 8 6-7:30 p.m. The Flute Loops  
June 11 1:30-3 p.m. Flute Cocktail Flute choir
June 15 6-7:30 p.m. Westwind Swing Band Classic Swing Era
June 18 1:30-3 p.m. Plymouth Concert Band Symphonic wind band
June 22 6-7:30 p.m. TBA  
June 25 1:30-3 p.m. Dragonfly Folk Singers  
June 29 6-7:30 p.m. Comes A Time  
July 2 1:30-3 p.m. The Gritpickers Old Time Swing Band
July 6 6-7:30 p.m. Flutes of the Spirit  
July 9 1:30-3 p.m. Bluemood Blues/Jazz
July 13 6-7:30 p.m. TBA  
July 16 1:30-3 p.m. Capri Big Band  
July 20 6-7:30 p.m. Westwind Big Band 18 piece ensemble
July 23 1:30-3 p.m. Crosstown Community Band Traditional and contemporary
July 27 6-7:30 p.m. Harmonic Relief Pop, Swing, Broadway and Vocal Jazz music
July 30 1:30-3 p.m. Minnesota Mandolin Orchestra Mandolin music
Aug. 3 6-7:30 p.m. Bend in the River Big Band  
Aug. 6 1:30-3 p.m. The Silverwinds Flutes  
Aug. 10 6-7:30 p.m. City of Lakes Chorus Sweet Adeline chorus
Aug. 13 1:30-3 p.m. Celebration Brass  
Aug. 17 6-7:30 p.m. TBA  
Aug. 20 1:30-3 p.m. TBA  
Aug. 24 6-7:30 p.m. The Groove Boat  
Aug. 27 1:30-3 p.m. Mike's Brass  
Aug. 31 6-7:30 p.m. TBA