Olbrich Home Holiday Express

poeple enjoying summer concert seriesSummer Concert Series

June 21 - July 26, 2016

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.

2016 Summer Concerts in the Garden Series
June 21


June 28


July 5


July 12


July 19


July 26


Thank you to all who participated in our 2015 summer concert series!

2015 Summer Concerts in the Garden Series
June 23

Chaos Revolution Theory
Wisconsin Stomp Rock

June 30

Trapper Schoepp & The Shades
Folk/Story Songs

July 7

Folk & Flamenco Duo

July 14

The Whiskey Farm
Home Grown Folk/Bluegrass/Rock

July 21

Fresco Opera Theatre
Opera Made Fresh

July 28

Mark Croft Trio



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 Manager

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