Palm Sundays: 2nd Annual Jazz & Gospel in the Gardens
Feb 28@1:00 pm-3:00 pm
February 28th, 1-3pm
Advance Tickets & Face Coverings Required, please call 832-5328 to make your reservation
Admission is complimentary for ANSG members, non-member admissions: $12 adults, $8 seniors, $5 students
In honor of Black History Month, ANSG is proud to present Jazz & Gospel in the Gardens. Every February since 1976, the United States has celebrated the achievements of African-Americans during Black History Month. The month-long celebration puts those accomplishments into focus through the media and in classrooms. Jazz & Gospel in the Gardens on Sunday afternoons, creating a musical infusion of art and nature. Visitors will have the opportunity to listen to jazz and gospel among the monumental works of Ann Norton and visiting world class artists and enjoy the breezy palms on the main lawn.
Ms. Rita Wilburn~
Singer, Songwriter, Lyricist. Born in Mississippi, about 45 miles south of Beale Street. She Quotes ”At the age of 6, is when I think I found my voice singing at church. I began entertaining my hometown at the age of 9 by singing on the front steps of the local Barber Shop with guitar legend Mr. Stonewall Mays‘. By age 10, she was the youngest person to ever perform the National Anthem for the State Cotton Bowl. She was presented numerous awards from High School, Talent Shows, and Private Organizations throughout the states of TN, MS, and ARK. At the age of 16, She performed at the Apollo Theater. Her powerful voice has enticed her listeners with a variety of music genres for many years. For the last few years she traveled to Atlanta to perform at well-known blues clubs such as the Historical Blind Willie’s, Kat’s Café, Northside Tavern and the infamous Velvet Note. As a unique entertainer, she not only engages her audiences but she leaves you spellbound yearning for more. She started yet another Chapter in her career with the NO MIC NECESSARY TOUR to begin fall of 2021.
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