SOURCE: City of Miami Gardens

City of Miami Gardens

February 22, 2011 10:00 ET

Jazz in the Gardens Adds The Isley Brothers "Celebrating 50 Years Of Music" to the Festival Line-Up

Legendary Icons Reunite at Award Winning Festival to Celebrate 50 Years of Music

MIAMI GARDENS, FL--(Marketwire - February 22, 2011) -  Jazz in the Gardens has upgraded the star-studded line up to include The Isley Brothers featuring Ronald & Ernest Isley "Celebrating 50 Years Of Music" to the sixth annual music festival. The festival returns to Miami Gardens' SunLife Stadium, March 19 and 20, 2011for the 6th consecutive year. This highly anticipated performance marks the first time in over five years that The Isley Brothers have performed together. With a music catalogue spanning over 50 years including hits, "Twist & Shout," "It's Your Thing," "Summer Breeze" and "Between The Sheets," this performance is a once-in-a-lifetime event.

Elyse Murray, CEO of Elyse Group 7, Agent for The Isley Brothers, comments, "We wanted to preserve music history by reuniting The Isley Brothers featuring Ronald and Ernest Isley for the sake of the next generation. They are living, walking archival legends of all genres of music," says Murray. "Now everyone can see them making history at Jazz in the Gardens."

Saturday, March 19, 2011, Jazz in the Gardens attendees will be treated to electrifying performances by Ms. Lauryn Hill, Charlie Wilson, Al Jarreau, Lalah Hathaway and Bobby Brown/Johnny Gill/Ralph Tresvant aka "Heads of State." On Sunday, March 20, 2011 the line-up will feature R&B legends The Isley Brothers featuring Ronald & Ernest Isley, Gladys Knight, EnVogue, and Branford Marsalis. Joining the star-studded cast, and adding his unique and internationally renowned mixing skills, is Miami's own bright star, D.J. Irie, the official DJ for The Miami Heat and now Jazz in the Gardens.

Tickets start at $45 for general admission and are on sale now at, Ticketmaster locations and online and at the SunLife Stadium Box Office. For more information about the 6th Annual Jazz in the Gardens, please call the general hotline at (877)-640-5299 or visit

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