Jazz in the Garden


Friday, April 15, 2022


7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Event Details & Tickets

We are excited to conclude our 60th Anniversary Celebration with Jazz in the Garden Friday, April 15, 2022. 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. Funds will be used to provide scholarships and support for students. Gates will open at 6 p.m. Featured performances start at 7 p.m. Children ages 11 and under are free. Previously purchased tickets will be honored. 

Featured Artists
Kayoband featuring Kelley O'Neal
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. If you have any questions please contact our Event Director Chris Hendley at (256) 251-2210 or via email at Chris@TheHendleyGroup.com.

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.

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 and Children's Tickets - 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.

Thank you sponsors!

Thank you to our Yearlong Platinum Sponsors:
Meta Platforms, Inc.
Woody Anderson Ford
Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Alabama, Inc.
Landers McLarty Subaru - A Frank Williams Dealership 

Thank you to our event sponsors:
Alabama A&M University Foundation  - Diamond Event Sponsor
Bryant Bank - Diamond Event Sponsor
Nola VanPeursem Architects - Diamond Event Sponsor
Redstone Federal Credit Union - Diamond Event Sponsor
Truist Bank - Diamond Event Sponsor
WJAB 90.9 FM - Media Sponsor
Huntsville Event Magazine - Media Sponsor
The Masters Salon - Event Partner
PeopleTec, Inc. - Event Partner
Progress Bank - Event Partner
​Royal Funeral Home, Inc. - Event Partner
Vulcan Materials Company - Event Partner

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