Concert Protocols for COVID-19


Modern Marimba’s 2020-2021 season will be held in an outdoor area, concerts will last one (1) hour without intermission, and concerts will be limited to socially-distanced audiences. We’ve carefully designed these precautions to ensure safe and enjoyable outdoor performances for our attendees. 


A limited amount of socially distanced reserved seating tickets will be available. However, advanced ticketing is required, as there will be no door sales.

Due to the limited attendee size, those interested in our concerts may place themselves on a ticketing waitlist.

FREE general admission tickets are available to the public. Audiences must follow proper social distancing recommendations for the City of Sarasota:


The following protocols guided by standard COVID-related health and safety measures will be implemented at each concert.

Direct person-to-person contact will be kept at a minimum. Social-distancing will be required at all times.

Advance online ticketing is required. There will be no door sales.

There will be temperature checks to enter the reserved seating area. Face masks will be required for attendees, volunteers, musicians, and staff at all times. Masks will be required unless attendees are actively eating or drinking. Staff and volunteers will wear face masks.

Concert programs will not be printed. Program notes will be emailed two days prior to the performance and made easily accessible at

Seating on the lawn will be general admission and filled in order of arrival, guided by staff and volunteers to the next available space.

Parties of two attendees should bring their own chairs within their own 12-foot area on the lawn.

Crowd control will be organized with directional, one-way signs. Attendees will be called to be socially-distanced by row.

Hand sanitizing stations will be available.


Performances will last approximately one (1) hour with no intermission.

Light picnic items will be allowed. Please take all trash with you.

There are restroom facilities available.

All musicians will be subject to temperature checks each day prior to rehearsals and performances.

Modern Marimba reserves the right to cancel or reschedule due to concerns with the COVID-19 pandemic.

In the event of rain, concerts will be rescheduled. Tickets will be refunded.

Questions about the event or our safety measures? Please call us at 941-900-4062. 


An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is a highly contagious disease that may result in personal injury, severe illness, and death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, senior citizens and persons with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable. Please visit the CDC website for its current guidance on people at increased risk for severe illness and other people who should take extra precautions. By attending a concert of Modern Marimba, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.