Jazz in the Garden has been postponed until Spring 2022.
We are appreciative of all the support that we have received during our 60th Anniversary Celebration. Out of an abundance of caution for our attendees we have decided to postpone the September 17th - Jazz in the Garden event, featuring: Kayoband with Kelley O'Neal, Alex D. Banks II, Keiani Taylor (spoken word), and the Pride Trio. Our new date for this fabulous evening of entertainment will be on Friday, April 15th, 2022.  Previously purchased tickets will be honored for the new date.

Tickets are still on-sale and can be purchased below. If you have any questions please feel free to contact our event director Chris Hendley at (256) 251-2210 or via email at Chris@TheHendleyGroup.com.

Event Details & Tickets

Kick back and relax for a fun evening of live jazz and adventuresome food truck fare, all set against a lush landscape in Drake State’s back yard. Gates will open at 6 p.m. Featured performances start at 7 p.m. 

Featured Artists
Kayoband featuring Kelley O'Neal
Alex D. Banks II
Keiani Taylor (spoken word)
Pride Trio

In the event of inclement weather, we will send a follow-up email to the address you provide. No refunds if canceled. 

All parking is free. Entrance to general admission parking will be at the north entrance of the college and VIP parking will be at the south entrance.
Be prepared to show your digital ticket(s) at the gate. Guests may bring folding chairs, blankets and coolers (no alcohol please).

Food Trucks:
Several local food trucks will offer a variety of dining options for purchase. Please check Drake State Community & Technical College social media for announcements about food trucks at the event.

Facebook: @drake.state
Instagram: @drake_state

The following safety precautions will be observed:

  • Attendees will be encouraged to wear masks.
  • Hand sanitizer will be available.
  • Social distancing will be encouraged.

Our team will continue to monitor coronavirus cases throughout the community.

Select your ticket option below

VIP Admission - VIP ticket holders will have access to dedicated parking, a reserved seating location (bring your folding chair or blanket), a VIP tent with complementary tapas dining. VIP ticket holders will also have access to a convenient and dedicated restroom area.

General Admission - Guests should bring their own chair or blanket. Guests can purchase dinner at a variety of food trucks at the event. Handicap and non-handicap restrooms will be available.

VIP Admission Call Out Box General Admission Call Out Box