1-877 BLACKPR (252-2577)
For Immediate Release
March 11, 2010
Contact Information

Lisa Magnus,
Public Relations Coordinator
Circle of One Marketing
305-576-3790
lisa@circleofonemarketing.com

(BPRW)5TH ANNUAL "JAZZ IN THE GARDENS" Hosted by TOM JOYNER MARCH 20 & 21, 2010 AT SUN LIFE STADIUM IN MIAMI GARDENS

MARY J. BLIGE, JOHN LEGEND, ROBIN THICKE, TEENA MARIE, BOYZ II MEN, DAVID SANBORN, MELANIE FIONA, CASSANDRA WILSON, K'JON & JOE SAMPLE

CALENDAR ALERT * CALENDAR ALERT * CALENDAR ALERT*


( BLACK PR WIRE) ( March 11, 2010) WHAT: The City of Miami Gardens presents the 5th Annual “Jazz in the Gardens” Hosted by Tom Joyner. Entering just its fifth year, “Jazz in the Gardens” has already become one of the premier festivals in the country. With attendance doubling each year, Jazz in the Gardens has become the place to be whether you come for the music, the weather, the diverse array of foods, or the celebrity-ridden ambiance. Over 60,000 people are expected to attend this eclectic two-day music event.

WHO: Confirmed artists include the queen of R&B, Mary J. Blige; Grammy award-winning singer/songwriter, John Legend; R&B crooner, Robin Thicke; funk/R&B diva, Teena Marie; ‘90s R&B/pop super group, Boyz II Men; Grammy-nominated R&B vocalist, Melanie Fiona; jazz chanteuse, Cassandra Wilson; saxophone king, David Sanborn; already classic newcomer, K’Jon; famed pianist, keyboarder and founding member of the Jazz Crusaders, Joe Sample; and Grammy-nominated singer, Eric Roberson. Local artist include Rachel Brown, Jovie, Kawan DeBose and Jon Saxx.

WHEN: Saturday, March 20 and Sunday, March 21, 2010
4:00pm – Midnight

WHERE: Sun Life Stadium (Formerly Dolphin Stadium)
2269 Northwest Dan Marino Boulevard
Miami Gardens, FL 33056


SPONSORS: Sun Life Stadium, Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa, Macy’s, Antioch Missionary Baptist Church, Comcast, Centric, Ft. Lauderdale Convention & Visitor’s Bureau Tootsies Cabaret, Uptown Magazine, Uptown Escape 2010, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, UAIC, Nielsen, Earcard, American Airlines, Shula’s Hotel & Golf Club, The Fairmont Turnberry Isle Resort & Club, BlackAmericaWeb.com and HOT 105.

TICKETS: On sale NOW at Sun Life Stadium Box Office, TICKETMASTER and www.jazzinthegardens.com. With this amazing line-up, tickets won’t last long!

INFORMATION: For general information visit www.jazzinthegardens.com or call the City of Miami Gardens at 1-877-640-5299. For vendor and sponsor opportunities, contact Vendor Express at 954-275-3092. All media inquiries should be directed to Circle of One Marketing at 305-576-3790. To view artist photos, please visit our Flickr photostream at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/45394394@N06/

About The City of Miami Gardens
The City of Miami Gardens was incorporated on May 13, 2003 as the 33rd city in Miami-Dade County. At a population of approximately 109,000, it is the third largest city in Miami-Dade County. Miami Gardens and is a solid, working and middle class community of unique diversity. It is the largest predominantly African-American municipality in the State of Florida and boasts many Caribbean residents. In 2007, the City hosted the 41st annual Super Bowl. In 2009, the City hosted the college BCS championship game and in 2010, hosted the 43rd Super Bowl.
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