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The Music Scene

Because Concerts at MoBOT Are the Perfect Summer Evening 

One of 75 reasons we love St. Louis in 2016

click to enlarge A concert al fresco: How delightful. - JOSH NEZAM
  • A concert al fresco: How delightful.

This must be what it's like to be rich — eating fancy foodstuffs while sipping wine and lounging within an exquisitely curated garden. Hired musicians perform late into the warm summer evening for your pleasure. The Whitaker Musical Festival, a weekly series of concerts at the Missouri Botanical Garden (4344 Shaw Boulevard, 314-577-5100), lets us all dream a little. There are few things better than a picnic, a blanket and a patch of grass on the Wednesday nights it's on the schedule. And unlike actual rich people, we don't even have to pay for it. The concerts are all free.

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