Summer Garden Concert Series: Jean Rene Balekita and Bomoyi

Sun, August 12, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Sunday, August 12

SUMMER GARDEN CONCERT SERIES: Jean René Balekita and Bomoyi

Mabery Gelvin Botanical Gardens, Lake of the Woods Forest Preserve, 5-7 p.m.
Join us for an evening of music and treats all with a view of our stunning Mabery Gelvin Botanical Gardens! Congolese musicians Jean Rene Balekita and Bomoyi will join us and sing in multiple languages. Sounds of jazz and gospel will be intertwined with an African rhythm for a truly unique performance. Having toured in Africa, Europe and the United States, their talents have been appreciated across the globe. Don’t let the summer sun get you down, as we will be making and sampling ice cream! FREE. Other refreshments will be available for purchase. All ages. For more info: (217) 586-2612 or

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