Rhiannon Giddens and Friends

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Rhiannon Giddens and Friends

Summer Series

Date & Price

Thursday, September 9, 2021 at 7:30 pm

Open Air Theatre

Reserved Seating: $38–$58

Gardens Preferred and Gardens Premium Members: $33–$53*

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Ticket price includes all-day Gardens Admission.

At the artists’ request, ticketholders are required to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result (within two days of show date) to enter the venue. Please bring documentation with you. Find out more.

Tickets limited. Sell out likely.

Through diverse instrumentation and the blending of genres, Rhiannon Giddens illuminates the universality of music and the commonality of the human experience, beautifully showcasing the sonic ties that bind African, Arabian, European, and American cultures.

Listen to Rhiannon Giddens

More about Rhiannon Giddens

The acclaimed musician Rhiannon Giddens uses her art to excavate the past and reveal bold truths about our present. A MacArthur “Genius Grant” recipient, Giddens co-founded the Grammy Award-winning Carolina Chocolate Drops, and she has been nominated for six additional Grammys for her work as a soloist and collaborator. She was most recently nominated for her collaboration with multi-instrumentalist Francesco Turrisi, there is no Other (2019). Giddens’s latest album, They’re Calling Me Home, is a twelve-track album, recorded with Turrisi in Ireland during the recent lockdown; it speaks of the longing for the comfort of home as well as the metaphorical “call home” of death, which has been a tragic reality for so many during the COVID-19 crisis.  

Find out more on her website

*Gardens Preferred and Gardens Premium Members receive access to the Pre-sale and $5 off regular Summer Performance Series ticket prices. If you are eligible, you have received a discount code and pre-sale access code via direct mail or email from Longwood Gardens.


At the request of the artists, ticketholders for this concert are now required to show proof of vaccination (government issued card, a photocopy or photograph of the government issued card, or a vaccine verification app) or a negative COVID-19 test result (within two days of the show date) to enter the concert venue, our Open Air Theatre. Ensure you bring the required documentation with you as we will not make any exceptions. After we scan your concert ticket, we will check your vaccination card or negative test result and issue your event wristband allowing you admittance to the Open Air Theatre venue. Masks are not required. Please be sure to share this information with all members of your party.

If you are unable to comply with this request, please contact us at 610-388-1000 and we will be happy to refund your ticket purchase. Please allow five days for your refund to be processed.

We thank you for your understanding, cooperation, and patience as we all continue to navigate the fluctuations of COVID-19. We look forward to seeing you in the Gardens soon.

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