"Bridgerton" vibes at VanDusen as botanical garden hosts outdoor concert

Apr 25 2023, 6:41 pm

Are you eagerly awaiting Bridgerton Season 3, as well as the Netflix prequel, Queen Charlotte?

Do you wish that you could transport yourself into the steamy Regency-era world?

Spring Strings, an afternoon cello concert happening at VanDusen Botanical Garden on Saturday, May 27, can help make your dreams come true.

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Low Strung, a classically trained cello group based at Yale University, will entertain guests with rock and pop hits from various artists, including Coldplay, the Eagles, Queen, and even Avril Lavigne.

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Low Strung was founded in 2006 and is described as the largest all-cello rock group in the world. The virtuosos use the instrument to dynamic effect, creating unique arrangements of rock classics, heavy metal favourites, and pop songs that are a hit with audiences wherever they play.

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Dress up in costumes and Regency-era attire and explore the 55 acres of VanDusen Botanical Garden before settling in for one of the two live performances happening at 12 and 4:30 pm. Picnic blankets and low chairs are welcome for the concert.

La Glace, Chou Chou Crepes, Holi Masala, and Mr. Arancino will also be selling a variety of food and beverages so you can enjoy a picnic on the lawn.

The whimsical garden is a perfect backdrop for a day of music and nature, with golden laburnum trees and violet wisteria making you feel part of the ton.

Spring Strings at VanDusen Botanical Garden

When: May 27, 2023
Time: 12 and 4:30 pm (Entry and seating will begin one hour before the start of each show through the west end of the parking lot.)
Where: VanDusen Botanical Garden – 5151 Oak Street, Vancouver
Tickets: $29 for general admission and $25 for VBGA members, plus fees. Purchase online

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