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Rose Garden


The Elizabeth Park Conservancy will present four free outdoor summer concerts on the Rose Lawn. In collaboration with the West End Civic Association, the Park presents three outdoor movies during the summer, and the Connecticut Ballet presents the annual Marge Wilder Tribute Performance on a Saturday in July.

    Upcoming Concerts, Movies, and Ballet

    Mass-Conn-Fusion in Concert

    Mass-Conn-Fusion kicks off the 16th Annual Summer Concert Series on June 26! Mass-Conn-Fusion draws its talent from both sides of the Massachusetts-Connecticut border. The band's extensive repertoire includes Motown, R&B, Funk, and hits of the 60s right up to the present.

    Goza Latin Band in Concert

    Goza performs music and dance rhythms from Latin America, Brazil and Spain. Featuring violin, horns, percussion and romantic vocals, Goza Salsa presents music by well-known performers such as Jobim, Tito Puente, Gipsy Kings, Buena Vista, Rollins and Dizzy, The Beatles, Santana, Stevie Wonder, Van Morrison, Guns & Roses, and Rodrigo y Gabriela.


    Latanya Farrell in Concert

    Latanya Farrell, a singer-songwriter dubbed “The Queen of Summer Concerts” by The Hartford Courant in 2013, was the champion of the 2003 Connecticut Star Search competition. Her performance, accompanied by The Bookman Styles Band, blends original compositions with popular cover songs.

    Eight to the Bar in Concert

    Eight To The Bar was founded in 1975 by Cynthia Lyon, principal songwriter and arranger. The band is known for its swing, boogie-woogie, and close vocal harmonies, but they also perform country, pop, and jazz. They were voted Best Overall Band in the CT NOW 2018 Readers’ Poll.

    Connecticut Ballet's "Ballet Under the Stars"

    Artistic Director Brett Raphael narrates this annual Marge Wilder Tribute Performance. Enjoy a full evening of classical and contemporary ballet performed by the consummate artists of  the Connecticut Ballet. This year’s program includes a contemporary ballet by Marden Ramos to music by Kodomo and Joseph Locarro's Now and Then with music by singer/songwriter Bonnie Raitt. A talk-back with the performers closes the evening.

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