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Rhythm and Blooms Returns to Riverbanks Botanical Garden

For Immediate Release: April 5, 2011

Enjoy Music and Art in the Garden Thursdays in May

[Columbia, SC] — Unwind with family and friends at Riverbanks Botanical Garden, one of the nation’s most beautiful and inspiring public gardens, during the fourth annual Rhythm and Blooms music and art in the Garden series, Thursdays in May.

From 6:00–9:00pm, guests will enjoy live music, browse displays from local artists, and soak in the sights and scents of the Botanical Garden after hours.

"The Garden’s rainbow of beauty is even more amazing in the evening and at sunset,” said Melodie Scott-Leach, director of habitat horticulture at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. "Come one night or all four, bring a lawn chair or a blanket, and enjoy a fun evening with your entire family.”

Musical entertainment includes:

  • May 5: Palmetto Master Singers 7:00–8:00pm
    David Rodriguez 6:00–6:45pm and 8:15–9:00pm
  • May 12: Jon Rooks
  • May 19: John Wesley Satterfield
  • May 26: Savannah River Bluegrass

Tickets are $5.00 for Riverbanks members and $7.00 for the general public. A cash bar and food options will also be available for purchase.