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The George Eastman Museum presents Wildflowers: A Tribute to Tom Petty for the KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival

Aug 01st, 2019

Rochester, N.Y., August 1, 2019—As part of the KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival, the George Eastman Museum will host a Hidden Garden Concert on Friday, September 13 at 6 p.m., featuring musicians from several Rochester bands, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Tom Petty's album Wildflowers.


Wildflowers: A Tribute to Tom Petty will include musicians from Rochester bands Maybird, Honey Smugglers, Vacation Daze, and Moho Collective, who will perform songs from the album in an intimate outdoor setting on the museum’s north lawn. Gates open at 5 p.m.; the concert will begin at 6 p.m. Tickets: $10 museum members, $12 general; purchase in advance at or at the gate. Bring a picnic, a blanket or chairs, and BYOB.


About the Fringe

Since its debut in 2012, the KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival has become one of the most successful fringe festivals in the U.S., attracting more than 78,000 attendees in 2018. Now a 12-day event, this multi-genre arts festival boasts over 570 performances and events – more than 150 of which are free–in 20+ venues in downtown Rochester, NY. Celebrating and inspiring creativity, the Fringe–which is partially curated by the non-profit festival and partially by festival venues–includes everything from theatre, music, comedy and dance, to children’s entertainment, spoken word, visual arts, film and much more. Please visit for a complete schedule, tickets, and more information.


About the George Eastman Museum

Founded in 1947, the George Eastman Museum is the world’s oldest photography museum and one of the largest film archives in the United States, located on the historic Rochester estate of entrepreneur and philanthropist George Eastman, the pioneer of popular photography. Its holdings comprise more than 400,000 photographs, 28,000 motion picture films, the world’s preeminent collection of photographic and cinematographic technology, one of the leading libraries of books related to photography and cinema, and extensive holdings of documents and other objects related to George Eastman. As a research and teaching institution, the Eastman Museum has an active publishing program and, through its two joint master’s degree programs with the University of Rochester, makes critical contributions to the fields of film preservation and of photographic preservation and collection management. For more information, visit

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