The City of Miami Gardens has announced the star-studded lineup for the fifth annual “Jazz in the Gardens” — hosted by No. 1 rated, nationally syndicated radio personality Tom Joyner — taking place on Saturday, Mar. 20, and Sunday, Mar. 21, at Sun Life Stadium, 2269 Dan Marino Blvd. in Miami Gardens.
Confirmed artists include the queen of R&B Mary J. Blige, Grammy award-winning singer/songwriter John Legend, R&B crooner Robin Thicke, funk/R&B diva Teena Marie, ’90s R&B/pop super group Boyz II Men, Grammy-nominated R&B vocalist Melanie Fiona, jazz chanteuse Cassandra Wilson, saxophone king David Sanborn; already classic newcomer K’Jon; and famed pianist, keyboarder and founding member of the Jazz Crusaders Joe Sample.
Local artist names will be released soon. Tickets are on sale and can be purchased at the Sun Life Stadium Box office, through www.jazzinthegardens.com or www.ticketmaster.com .
Ticket prices range from $55 for a one-day ticket to $125 for the two-day ticket.
Jazz in the Gardens, a two-day weekend festival is now in its fifth year and has grown to be one of the top cultural events in America. The jazz festival delivers a diverse mix of music genres that range from jazz, R&B to Caribbean and African sounds. Having something to offer all music aficionados at an affordable price, the 2009 Jazz in the Gardens shattered expected ticket sales, enjoying an attendance of almost 40,000, which was more than double the sales of the 2008 festival For more information on the fifth annual “Jazz in the Gardens” go to www.jazzinthegardens.com or contact the City of Teena Marie Miami Gardens at 1-877-640-5299.