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Parranderos Latin Combo to Perform at Botanical Garden's Summer Concert Series, Social Irrigation Presented by EMC Insurance Companies on Thursday, June 28

June 27, 2018

DES MOINES, Iowa (June 27, 2018) — The Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden’s Social Irrigation summer concert series, presented by EMC Insurance Companies, will feature Parranderos Latin Combo Thursday, June 28. The Garden will remain open until 9 p.m., with music from 6-8:30 p.m. Trellis Café will be open from 5-8 p.m. Parranderos Latin Combo (PLC) is 14-member Latin music group based in Des Moines, exploring musical styles such as salsa, cumbia, samba and more to help keep Latin music alive and diverse in Iowa and beyond.

Social Irrigation presented by EMC Insurance Companies is the Botanical Garden’s summer-long Thursday night concert series. Each week, attendees can explore the Garden; play lawn games; see gardening demonstrations and purchase entrees, small plates, craft beers and signature cocktails from Trellis Café. Social Irrigation is included with the regular cost of admission (Members free; Adults $10; Seniors and Military $9; Students 4-17 $7; Children 3 and under free). More details are available at dmbotanicalgarden.com/social.

The musical lineup includes


28 Parranderos Latin Combo 


12 Max Wellman with the Annie Booth Trio

19 NOLA Jazz Band

26 The Cerny Brothers


2 Christopher the Conquered

9 Abbie & the Sawyers

16 The Maytags

23 The Tighten Up

30 Parranderos Latin Combo


6 Damon Dotson Band

13 Kevin Burt

20 Gina Gedler Sings Barbra Streisand with the Des Moines Big Band

27 Fred Gazzo Band

Artists subject to change

About Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden

The Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden is a vibrant, 14-acre public garden in the heart of downtown Des Moines. Guided by a mission of exploring, explaining and celebrating the world of plants, the Botanical Garden cultivates a signature guest experience through progressive garden design and innovative programming. The Botanical Garden is a 501(c)(3) privately governed, not-for-profit institution.