Thurs., May 25; 7 – 10 p.m.
Jazz in the Garden

Join an all-star lineup of Pittsburgh jazz greats at the coolest event of the summer.

Don't miss the summer's biggest garden bash! R.S.V.P. to watch and listen as The Benny Benack Big Band performs classics from Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis, Jr., Dean Martin, Harry Connick, Jr., Michael Bublé and more at a very special evening of music, food and libations in our lush Outdoor Garden.

Leading this year's stellar line-up on sax and vocals are father and son Benny Benack, Jr. and Benny Benack III, who carry on a musical family legacy that has been a part of the Pittsburgh jazz scene for more than 50 years. They will be joined by saxophonists Eric DeFade and Rick Matt; trombonists Bob Matchett and Kevin McManus; trumpet players Joe Herndon, Joe Badaczewski and J.D. Chaisson; and Max Leake on keyboard, while bassist Mike Houlis and drummer David Glover keep the rhythm going into the night. 

Guests at Jazz in the Garden can pre-order locally-sourced picnic box meals prepared by the chefs at our award-winning Café Phipps, and chase the summer heat away with refreshing beverages at the wine and beer cash bar. Rain or shine, the show will go on!

Important Notes:

  • Food pre-orders must be made by Thurs., May 18. 
  • No refunds are available after Thurs., May 11.
  • No outside food or drinks are permitted.
  • This event will be held rain or shine. 
  • Reservations to special events are recorded digitally. No physical tickets will be shipped.


Registration for Jazz in the Garden is available online or by contacting us at 412/651-5281. 

General Admission
$30 members ǀ $40 nonmembers
bring your own lawn chair or blanket

V.I.P. Admission (This option is sold out.)
$55 members ǀ $65 nonmembers
includes a seat under the tent in the Outdoor Garden and a complimentary glass of wine and souvenir Phipps wine glass

Add a Meal (This option is sold out.)
$22 each
a delicious and filling picnic box meal with your choice of gourmet sandwich, served with orzo and vegetable salad, assorted cheeses, grapes and crackers

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