The Garbage Men Are Coming to Orlando Science Center
August 2, 2011, 2:20 am
The Garbage Men, a band known for turning trash into playable musical instruments, will be performing in Science Park at the Orlando Science Center on Saturday, August 6. They will be using guitars made from cereal boxes, a saxophone crafted from found objects and a drum from an old garbage can lid. This talented group of teens will enthrall guests with their ability to carry a tune while they “go green.” The band was formed by Jack Berry when students from Sarasota’s Pine View High turned their garage band into a “garbage” band by crafting musical instruments from discarded objects. Their performances raise awareness about recycling with instruments made from PVC pipes, wires, old bottles, garbage can lids and cereal boxes. The group has played gigs throughout Sarasota and surrounding areas and now they’re coming to the Orlando Science Center. The Garbage Men recently recorded a CD entitled, “Garbage Mania” and donate all the proceeds from sales to Heifer International, an organization dedicated to fighting hunger.
The concert will take place at Science Park, Level 2, Orlando Science Center, 777 East Princeton Street, Orlando, FL 32803. It takes place August 6, 2011 from 1 to 4 p.m. with performances at 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. The Garbage Men’s appearance is included in general admission to the Orlando Science Center, which is $17 for adults, $12 for youth – ages 3 to 11. General admission includes access to all four floors of interactive exhibits, giant screen films and live science demonstrations, including the new exhibit – “GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked the World.”
Call 407-514-2000 for any information