Music in the Gardens: Jac Jacaruso

Past Event

Join us in the Sunnylands gardens for our free Music in the Gardens concert series, happening every Sunday in March, 11 am to 1 pm, featuring a different musical act each week.

The series kicks off with a performance by Jac Jacaruso on Sunday, March 3, from 11 am to 1 pm. Full schedule below. Free parking and attendance. Reservations not required.

2024 Music in the Gardens schedule

3/3: Jac Jacaruso
3/10: Jamie & the Jents
3/17: The DoJoes
3/24: Nathan James & the Rhythm Scratchers
3/31: Jazzgrass

Water and sun protection are recommended. Guests may bring blankets and folding chairs. No seating is provided. While guests are invited to bring food and picnics to Sunnylands, large coolers, ice chests, grills, and alcohol are not permitted. No large shade structures or items that puncture the lawn are permitted. Please see our Plan Your Visit page for visiting rules and guidelines.

Parking for this event is at a premium. Sunnylands will close its gates for safety reasons when the parking lot reaches capacity. We strongly encourage guests to carpool or utilize a ride-sharing service for this event.

Sunnylands Center & Gardens
37977 Bob Hope Drive
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270

Program changes may require the cancellation or rescheduling of some events. Outdoor programs may be canceled or modified due to weather conditions, including rain, lightning, or strong winds.

For information, please call 760-202-2254 or email

About the Artist

Kicking off our 2024 Music in the Gardens series is Jac Jacaruso. Jac is a gifted musician who got his start in New York City, where he honed his skills as an R&B singer, songwriter, and guitarist. His most recent work as a solo artist features both blues and jazz. He performs a fresh interpretation of tunes made popular by such artists as Peter Gabriel, John Mayer, Hall & Oates, Paul Simon, and Sting. Joining Jac is Don Reed, a multi-instrumentalist who lives, works, and performs in Idyllwild, California, and Palm Springs. Don also teaches at Idyllwild Arts Academy where he heads up the Songwriting Department that he founded over 14 years ago.

Posed Photo of Jac Jacaruso