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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Summer Nights Music Series Returns to Chihuly Garden and Glass

Summer Nights Music Series Returns to Chihuly Garden and Glass

Exhibition to again partner with the Seattle Office of Film + Music Commission, in support of the Seattle City of Music initiative, to bring local musicians to the Garden this July and August

SEATTLE, June 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Chihuly Garden and Glass, in partnership with the Seattle Music Commission, will host live performances in the exhibition's outdoor Art Plaza every Thursday, from 5:30-7:30 p.m., July 7 through August 25. With an emphasis on local musicians, Summer Nights celebrates the wide-range of creativity that makes up Seattle's vibrant music and arts community. Located between the Glasshouse and colorful Chandelier Walkway, the Art Plaza offers guests a spectacular view of the exhibition's summer planting in the garden.

During the performances, there will be artistically inspired small plates and cocktails for purchase at the Art Plaza café. Salt and pepper shrimp, Beecher's Flagship cheese curds, and refreshing, handcrafted cucumber mules are some of the items available during Summer Nights.

This year's lineup includes:

The Daphnes - July 7
Ben Hunter & Joe Seamons - July 14
Tomo Nakayama - July 21
Maggie Laird - August 4
Eric Tollefson - August 11
The Parker Duo - August 18
Tekla Waterfield - August 25

Performances are included in the price of admission. Tickets may be purchased online or in-person at the admissions desk.

About Chihuly Garden and Glass
Located at Seattle Center, Chihuly Garden and Glass brings together all the elements of Dale Chihuly's work, including Drawings, signature glass series, large architectural installations and personal collections in a long-term exhibition.

About Seattle Music Commission and Seattle City of Music Initiative
The City of Music 2020 Vision launched in 2008 as an effort to celebrate, and grow, Seattle's music culture. Musicians, record labels, radio stations, clubs, festivals, and music-focused nonprofits, and civic organizations represent the variety of industry sectors that contribute to what makes Seattle such an iconic music city. This initiative strives to build a cohesive framework of support for this infrastructure and leverage it for growth and expansion.

The Seattle Music Commission (SMC) and the Office of Film + Music (OFM) work toward the realization of this Initiative by cultivating partnerships, developing programs, and facilitating connections between the community and the music industry to make Seattle a place where musicians can thrive, communities are strengthened, and music businesses flourish.

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