Published on September 13th, 2018 | by Alexandra Saner


Free Sounds of Autumn concert series brings music to the Springfield Botanical Gardens

Central Bank and Central Trust presents Sounds of Autumn, a free concert series at 2:00 p.m. on Sundays in October 2018 at the Peace through People Pavilion located within the beautiful Dogwood Garden in the Springfield Botanical Gardens, 2400 S. Scenic Ave., Springfield, Mo.

Sounds of Autumn features a variety of local performance groups and offers community members a new way to enjoy the extraordinary park. Attendees are asked to bring their own lawn chairs and/or blankets for seating. In the case of inclement weather, the concerts will move inside the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center.

Molly Healey | Sunday, October 7 at 2:00 p.m.
Molly Healey is a violinist/fiddle player, cellist, and singer-songwriter. Her solo work features a looping effects pedal that allows her to record herself and play multiple lines at one time.

Casey and the Atta Boys | Sunday, October 14 at 2pm
Casey and the Atta Boys is a bluegrass band featuring Casey Freeland on the bass, Kelly Freeland on the guitar, Andrew Morton on the fiddle, and Justin George on the banjo.

Shaun Munday | Sunday, October 21 at 2pm
Shaun Munday blends soul-drenched vocals with show-stopping bass guitar technique. He captures audiences with a full band sound and plays the bass better than most people play a guitar.

Dallas Jones | Sunday, October 28 at 2pm
Dallas Jones is a folk rock singer-songwriter born and raised in the Ozarks. He has eight studio albums and more than 300 original songs to his credit.

Sounds of Autumn is organized by Friends of the Garden and Springfield Sister Cities Association. Funding for the concert series is made possible through Central Bank and Central Trust’s sponsorship of the Dogwood Garden.

The Peace through People Pavilion was constructed in late 2016 to encourage more cultural performances and community events in the Springfield Botanical Gardens. The Pavilion furthers the Friends of the Garden mission to bring people, nature, and gardens together as well as the Springfield Sister Cities Association mission of Peace through People.

For more information, please visit You may also call 417-891-1515 or e-mail


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About the Author

Lexy served on Springfield Sister Cities Association's Board of Directors for four years before joining the ranks as Associate Director. She is also Associate Director of Friends of the Garden. Lexy is an arts and culture enthusiast, and she has served as Marketing Director for Springfield Little Theatre and Membership and Development Coordinator for Springfield Regional Arts Council. Lexy is a past Board member and Membership Committee member of Springfield Creatives. She also moonlights in community theatre and film projects.

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