Mother’s Day Concerts & Plant Sale

Bok Mother's Day

The gates of Bok Tower Gardens will be open for free to all mothers with a day featuring special 30-minute carillon concerts (1pm and 3pm), a plant sale in the Tower & Garden Gift Shop (9am-5pm), and a special lunch in the Blue Palmetto Café.

Over 55 Show Band: “Whoopie! It’s Wolpe”

Over 55 Show Band

Mother’s Day performance.

Over 55 Show Band: “Summertime”

Over 55 Show Band

Classic Albums Live: Creedence Clearwater Revival “Chronicle”

Creedence Clearwater Revival "Chronicle"

Features a special pre-show beginning at 7:30pm with Eric Michaels and Mike Lee from the popular Max 98.3 morning show. In addition to performing each the iconic album note for note and cut for cut, Classic Albums Live also presents a full set of the artist’s greatest hits during the second half of the performance. […]

Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival (Nights)

Jewell of the Ridge Jazz Fest

April is Jazz Appreciation month, and the inaugural Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival will make for an experience unlike any other in Polk County. It’s going to feel like visiting a jazz club on the West coast or in New York. The Jewel of the Ridge Jazz Festival evening events at the Polk State […]

Classic Albums Live presents Elton John’s Greatest Hits

Elton John’s Greatest Hits is the ninth album by British singer/songwriter Elton John, released on MCA Records, in November 1974. Spanning the years 1970 to 1974, it compiles ten of John’s singles, with one track variation for releases in North America and for Europe and Australia. It topped the album chart in both the United […]

Classic Albums Live presents Prince’s “Purple Rain”

Purple Rain is the sixth studio album by American recording artist Prince and The Revolution and is the soundtrack album to the 1984 film Purple Rain. It was released on June 25, 1984 by Warner Bros. Records. Purple Rain is regulary ranked among the best albums in music history. Time magazine ranked it the 15th […]

Classic Albums Live presents The Beatles’ “The White Album”

The Beatles is the ninth studio album by English rock group the Beatles, a double album released in 1968. It is also commonly known as “The White Album”, as it has no graphics or text other than the band’s name embossed on its plain white sleeve. The album written and recorded during a period of […]

Mannheim Steamroller

MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER CHRISTMAS by Chip Davis has been America’s favorite holiday tradition and this year marks the 30th Anniversary of the group’s annual tour. Grammy Award winner Chip Davis has created a show that features the beloved Christmas music of Mannheim Steamroller along with dazzling multimedia effects performed in an intimate setting. The spirit of the […]

Don Williams

Don Williams is called the “the Gentle Giant of County Music” because of his unique blend of commanding presence and that laid-back, easy style which appeals to all audiences—cutting across national and genre boundaries. Between 1974 and 1991, Don had at least one major hit every year, including such country standards to be as “ […]

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