American Idol’s Syesha Mercado to Perform Live at The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art
SARASOTA, Fla. – May 8, 2008 – The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art with the Sarasota Convention and Visitors Bureau (SCVB) are proud to announce that American Idol’s Syesha Mercado is scheduled to perform Friday, May 9, 2008, 3:30 p.m. at the Cà d’ Zan Mansion lawn at the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art.
The concert, part of American Idol’s “Hometown Visits” for the remaining three finalists, will be FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
Information for general public:
The Ringling Museum is located at 5401 Bay Shore Road.
Public attending the event should enter through the Visitor Pavilion.
Parking for the concert will begin at 1 p.m.
No coolers permitted. Water will be available for purchase.
For parking directions, the public can go to the “Syesha page” at sarasotafl.org.
Concert-goers wishing to visit the Ringling Museum venues on May 9, 2008 will be required to pay regular Museum admission.
For more information visit www.sarasotafl.org.
The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Florida State University, is the largest museum/university complex in the nation. It preserves the legacy of John and Mable Ringling, educating and enabling a large and diverse audience to experience and take delight in a world-renowned collection of fine art; Cà d’Zan, the Ringling historic mansion; the Circus Museum; the Original Asolo Theater; and historic architecture, courtyard, gardens and grounds overlooking Sarasota Bay.
Sarasota and her string of eight islands are located along Southwest Florida’s Gulf Coast between Tampa and Ft. Myers. Sarasota and Her Islands is comprised of Sarasota, Longboat Key, Lido Key, St. Armands Key, Manasota Key, Siesta Key, Casey Key, Englewood, Nokomis, North Port, Osprey and Venice. In addition to sandy beaches, Sarasota and Her Islands also offer numerous cultural and ecological attractions. For more information on saving and discovering in Sarasota, call the Sarasota Convention & Visitors Bureau at (800) 522-9799 or visit www.sarasotafl.org.