Thursday, December 16, 2010


Miami Gardens, FL – Regarded as one of the premier music festivals of the season, the City of Miami Gardens 6th Annual “Jazz in the Gardens” will be held at Sun Life Stadium, in the heart of Miami Gardens on March 19 & 20, 2011. The festival owes its success to a simple formula: great food, extraordinarily affordable ticket prices and amazing weather and most importantly a star-studded line-up of amazing local and international talent and local talent. This year, “Jazzin the Gardens,” in partnership with Sonicbids, is proud to announce the search for the best of the best in Florida talent.

Submission is easy through Sonicbids. Artists interested in performing at Jazz in the Gardens simply complete an online application through the exclusive submissions platform partner ( Those who are not an existing Sonicbids member will receive a two-week free trial when they apply for Jazz in the Gardens. Sonicbids will then use the submitted material as an electronic press kit (EPK™) to access the music and information. Once the submissions are 100% complete and as close to perfect as possible artists will receive a confirmation email that their EPK™ is being processed.

“The 2011 event will continue our legacy of producing a first class event. As we say in Miami Gardens, ‘if we don’t do it first class, we don’t do it at all!’! This event is really making an impact locally on tourism and travel. About 45,000 people attended the event last year. People come from all around the nation and it truly has a positive impact on the local economy. Hotels, restaurants, airlines, car rentals and retailers are reaping the economic benefits of what the “Jazz in the Gardens” brand has created. Miami Gardens is making a significant contribution to the region, and we are proud to have an asset that not only provides great leisure activity and entertainment, but also is an economic engine”, says Miami Gardens Mayor Shirley Gibson.

Entering its 6th year, the Jazz in the Gardens has grown into one of the most highly regarded festival events in the country, attracting over 40,000 attendees. Past performers have included Mary J. Blige, Erykah Badu and many more. Selected artists will receive $1,000. Last year, the event was a huge success, and 2011 should be no different. Artists in the jazz and blues genres are encouraged to submit.

For more information about the 6th Annual “Jazz in the Gardens,” please call the general hotline at (305)-622-8043 or visit
Posted by: Jazz & Blues Florida

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