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The Gladezmen, The Wholetones and Marc Dobson's One Man Band Come to the Garden for July 2nd Music Bash

 NAPLES, FL – June 16, 2011– What better way to kick-off your Fourth of July holiday weekend than with a three band concert? This year, Naples Botanical Garden hosts a Red, White and Bloom Music Bash on Saturday, July 2, 2011 from 7:00-10:00 p.m., featuring the music of The Gladezmen, The Wholetones and Marc Dobson’s One Man Band.

Each performance will have you stomping your feet and clapping your hands to each band’s unique beats. The Gladezmen’s kick butt “psychobilly” tunes have made them well-known favorites in Southwest Florida. Meanwhile, The Wholetones have captured a strong fan-base in the area with their not quite folk, kind of Indie, mellow blue-grass vibe. Then there is America’s Got Talent 2011 contestant Marc Dobson and his One Man Band who plays nine, count them, nine instruments!

WHAT: Red, White & Bloom Music Bash

WHEN: Saturday, July 2, 2011 6:30 p.m. – Garden gates open to the public

7:00-8:00 p.m. – Marc Dobson’s One Man Band

8:00-9:00 p.m. – The Wholetones

9:00-10:00 p.m. – The Gladezmen

WHERE: Naples Botanical Garden – 4820 Bayshore Drive, Naples, FL 34112 ADMISSION: Adults - $15 Non-Member/ $7 Garden Member Children - $10 Non-Member / $5 Garden Member Guests are encouraged to bring their own chairs and blankets for seating. No outside food or beverage is permitted within the Garden. For more information visit Naples Botanical Garden online www.naplesgarden.org or call 239-643-7275.

About Naples Botanical Garden

Naples Botanical Garden is a 170-acre world-class garden paradise that features the plants and cultures of the tropics and subtropics between the latitudes of 26 degrees North and 26 degrees South including Brazil, the Caribbean, Southeast Asia and Florida. A hands-on interactive Children’s Garden along with 90 acres of beautifully restored natural habitats, walking trails and a Butterfly Garden offer educational entertainment and enjoyment for people of all ages. Founded in 1993, the Garden re-opened to the public in November 2009 after an extensive expansion. Regular hours of operation are 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. every day. Visit our website for more information www.naplesgarden.org.