Area musicians grace the performance stage overlooking the Water Garden on select Saturdays, monthly from October through June. Sit back and relax in your favorite tropical setting and enjoy the musical stylings of our local talent! Showtimes: October – May, 2 – 4pm; June, 12 – 2pm.
December 16: Little Eddie and the Fat Fingers – Little Eddie & the Fat Fingers are known for their pure, thick, raw vocals over soulful guitar playing, striding/honkytonk/boogie-woogie piano, and the deep thump of the doghouse bass, all to a flat tire shuffle.
January 20: Kelly Neff Quartet – Hailing from Virginia, Kelly Neff brings a uniqueness to the stage with a commanding presence and engaging performances. Her original music is heartfelt and covers a wide spectrum of blues, funk, and rock. She has opened for several national acts including Melissa Etheridge, Keb Mo, Ronnie Milsap, Livingston Taylor, and The Wallflowers.
February 3: Havy Rodriguez & the Miami Splash Band – Hailing from Naples and Miami, Florida, Havy Rodriguez & the Miami Splash Band bring a fun fusion of Latin, pop, and jazz music to Naples Botanical Garden. Fram bachata and bolero to rumba and cumbia, Havy Rodriguez & the Miami Splash Band bring beats that make it hard not to tap along with your feet!
March 16: Patchouli & Terra Guitarra – Master guitarist Bruce Hecksel and vocalist and rhythm guitarist Julie Patchouli create a soulful fusion of blazing Spanish and world guitar rhythms, sparkling melodies, and spine-tingling harmonies.
April 27: Moonstone Riders – This five-piece dynamic group of musicians performs the perfect mix of country, funk, and jam-band along with their own originals. When they jam together playing best hits from Pink Floyd to Johnny Cash and everything in between, there’s a particular energy that everyone in the audience taps into.
May 18: Briz & Lady – Billed as “Not your average duo,” this high energy husband and wife duo perform originals and interpretations of favorite songs. Their music has a poppy undertone throughout, but exhibits influences of folk, rock, reggae, R&B, and hip-hop.
June 15: Heat Latin Jazz Band – Heat Latin Jazz Band is a 7-piece salsa/Latin Jazz group featuring students from Florida Gulf Coast University and Florida Southwestern State College in Fort Myers, Florida. Their music covers a wide variety of traditional Latin music, ranging from salsa classics, Latin jazz and original compositions.
Included with Garden admission.
Sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture, the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, and the National Endowment for the Arts.