Concerts in the Garden

Fall Concert Series

Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and picnic baskets - it’s time for our Fall Concert Series! Fall concerts are a great place to relax on a Friday night and enjoy the beauty of the Garden. Admission is free and drinks will be available for purchase. Come and celebrate spring, nature, and culture with us!

Friday, September 9 – Chris Branch
LC Branch
One of our long time favorites – LC Branch is a powerhouse singer/songwriter who takes his cues from his South Carolina forerunners Edwin McCain & Hootie & the Blowfish, but also lets his own simplistic & unique songwriting shine through.

Friday, September 16 – John Rutledge - Rhythm Muscle
Rhythm Muscle
The Rhythm Muscle Band came together in 2014 and consists of a six piece soul, classic rock and rhythm & blues group from Spartanburg, South Carolina.

Friday, September 23 – Tim Riehm
Tim Riehm
The Tim Riehm Band is comprised of Clemson students with a passion for music. Playing at a variety of venues -- from the ADPI Spring Shag to Moe Joe's Coffeehouse -- the band has been able to draw upon a multitude of genres to ultimately create a unique sound that's evidenced in their original records. Currently, The Tim Riehm Band is performing around Clemson while also recording an EP, which it hopes will broaden its audience and promote the band's true focus of original music.

Friday, September 30 – Smithworks – Michael & Rae’ Smith
Smithworks is an acoustic duo consisting of Rae’ Smith on vocals and Michael Smith on guitar.  Their song selections reflect their diverse musical interests and covered artists include Nanci Griffith, Gillian Welch, The Steeldrivers, Van Morrison, Willie Nelson, James Taylor and Kasey Chambers. When not performing acoustically, you may find Rae’ singing and Michael playing drums with larger electric bands throughout the Upstate

Spring Concerts in the Garden Series
When: Fridays at 7 p.m., March 25-April 22
Where: Garden Amphitheater
Cost: $5 suggested donation

In case of inclement weather, concerts are cancelled at artist’s discretion. Cancellations are always posted on our website and Facebook page. If you are interested in donating your talent, please contact Darlene Evans at