President & CEO
Circle of One Marketing
THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS' SIGNATURE EVENT IN ITS 4TH SUCCESSFUL YEAR!
( BLACK PRWIRE) ( March 23, 2009) Miami Gardens, FL – The City of Miami Gardens announced the dates for its fourth annual “Jazz in the Gardens” festival. The two-day music festival is scheduled for Saturday, March 28th and Sunday, March 29th, 2009, on the grounds of Dolphin Stadium, located in the heart of Miami Gardens.
“Jazz in the Gardens” is the City of Miami Gardens’ signature annual music festival. Attendance grew from 2,500 in 2006, its inaugural year, to 10,000 in 2007, and over 16,000 in 2008 - 540 % increase in three years. The increase can be credited to the City’s commitment to producing a first class event; and showcasing top international celebrity recording artists such as Chaka Khan, Wyclef Jean, Nancy Wilson, The O’Jays, India Arie, Kem, George Duke, Stanley Clarke, and George Benson. With legendary celebrity names in jazz and R&B participating in the 2009 event, the fourth annual “Jazz in the Gardens” is expected to raise the bar and exceed audience numbers from previous years. Artists’ names are to be announced late in 2008 More than just a signature event, the City of Miami Gardens supports the aspirations of local homegrown talent by providing the stage and opportunity for new artists to receive exposure.
“Jazz in the Gardens” has firmly positioned the City of Miami Gardens as a reputable contributor and producer of distinct, first-class cultural events for the residents of the City, South Florida and beyond.
For more information on the 2009 “Jazz in the Gardens” festival, visit www.jazzinthegardens.com. For sponsorship or vendor opportunities contact Vannis Lopez with Concertz Event Management at 954-826-6351.Media inquiries should be directed to Circle of One Marketing, 305-576-3790.
About the City of Miami Gardens
The City of Miami Gardens was incorporated on May 13, 2003 as the 33rd city in Miami-Dade County. At a population of approximately 109,000, it is the third largest city in Miami-Dade County. Miami Gardens is a solid, working and middle class community of unique diversity. It is the largest predominantly African-American municipality in the State of Florida and boasts many Caribbean residents. In 2007, the City hosted the 41st annual Super Bowl. In 2009, the City will host the college BCS championship game and in 2010, will host the 43rd Super Bowl.