Music in the Gardens: Dr. Greg Jones Presents the Music of Ray Charles

Past Event

This program is suspended until further notice. Please see Sunnylands' COVID-19 response HERE

Sunnylands Center & Gardens presents its annual Music in the Gardens concert series beginning Sunday, March 1, and continuing every Sunday throughout the month. The public is invited to stroll in the gardens, bring a lawn chair, or have a picnic on the Great Lawn while enjoying a different musical act each weekend.

Every performance is free and takes place from 11 am to 1 pm. While guests are invited to bring food and picnics to Sunnylands, large coolers, ice chests, grills, and alcohol are not permitted.

March 1—Those Folk
March 8—Nathan James & the Rhythm Scratchers
March 15—Dr. Greg Jones
March 22—Jazzgrass
March 29—Barry Baughn Blues Band

Greg Jones presents "A Tribute to Genius:" The Music of Ray Charles.
Singer, composer, and pianist Greg Jones has entertained California audiences for more than 35 years, including a four-year residency at Spotlight 29 Casino, and 24 annual appearances at Idyllwild’s Jazz in the Pines. Dr. Jones has released three albums and has been compared to the great Gil Scott-Heron for bringing a fresh fusion of R&B, jazz, and blues. In his “A Tribute to Genius:” The Music of Ray Charles show, the band dials up classic tunes made famous by the legendary performer, allowing us to fondly remember his greatness. Featuring former Motown recording guitarist Dave Pruitt, world-class drummer Toby Williams, GJB bassist Irwin Williams, horn master John Burcher, and “Raylett” vocalist Michelle Schneider.