MIAMI GARDENS – Miami Gardens’ 8th annual two-day Jazz in the Gardens music festival at Sun Life Stadium is proud to announce its headliner lineup is a wrap. Ne-Yo, Earth Wind & Fire, Charlie Wilson, New Edition, Monica, Fantasia, Kenny ‘Babyface’ Edmonds, Najee, Rachelle Ferrell and Mary Mary will take the stage on March 16 and 17 at Sun Life Stadium.
“We’re very pleased with this year’s lineup and from the feedback we’ve received, the fans are too. A lot of people have worked very hard to make this event happen and the City of Miami Gardens is ready for another incredible Jazz in the Gardens,” said Miami Gardens Mayor Oliver Gilbert.
The Festival’s aim is to produce a show with a wide range of talent to ensure everyone has a good time. Jazz in the Gardens offers a wide array of music such as jazz, R&B and soul. In its eighth year, Jazz in the Gardens continues to impress its fans by delivering world-class entertainment, delicious food and the Women’s Impact Luncheon held annually the day before the Festival kicks off. This year’s event is the culmination of the festival’s previous seven years and the event’s management team looks to improve the event each year.
The 2012 “Jazz in the Gardens” featured performances from legendary artists including Mary J. Blige, Jill Scott, Patti LaBelle, KEM, Kenny G, Doug E Fresh, Kevin Eubanks, Ramsey Lewis and Nicole Henry. Previous years have included celebrated artists such as Erykah Badu, John Legend, Robin Thicke, the late Teena Marie, Wyclef, Frankie Beverly and Maze, Chaka Khan, Chrisette Michele, Common, Anthony Hamilton, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Al Jarreau, Gladys Knight, The Isley Brothers, EnVogue, Lalah Hathaway, Branford Marsalis and Roy Ayers.
Tickets on sale now at www.jazzinthegardens.com, the Sun Life Stadium Box Office, www.ticketmaster.com and at Ticketmaster locations.
For more information about the 8th Annual “Jazz in the Gardens,” please call the general hotline at (877) 640-5299 or visit www.jazzinthegardens.com. Like at www.facebook.com/jazzinthegardens, follow @jazzgardens and use the Twitter/Instagram hashtag #JIG8.