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Lauryn Hill Headlines Jazz in the Gardens at Sun Life Stadium March 19

It was billed as a "private" performance. But unless you're one of those rule-watching wimps with way too much respect for authority, you snuck onto the University of Miami campus to see November 5's free homecoming concert starring Lauryn Hill. We did. And we brought back a recap, some photos, and a couple of videos to prove it.

Now Ms. Hill's back, headlining the annual, two-day Jazz in the Gardens festival at Sun Life Stadium. And this time everybody's invited, not just UM faculty, alumni, students, and staff. But there's another difference ... Where a trip to the U's Foote Green cost nothing, a day in the Gardens will run you $54.50 to $81.

Oh well, Hill's worth it. She'll play March 19 alongside Slick Rick, Doug E. Fresh, and more. See the cut for the full festival lineup.

Jazz in the Gardens 2011 Lineup

Saturday, March 19, 2011

-Ms. Lauryn Hill

-Slick Rick and Doug E. Fresh

-Jazmine Sullivan

-Al Jarreau

-Charlie Wilson

-DJ Irie

Sunday, March 20, 2011

-Gladys Knight

-En Vogue

-El Debarge

-Branford Marsalis

-Lalah Hathaway

-DJ Irie

Lauryn Hill as part of Jazz in the Gardens 2011. Saturday, March 19, and Sunday, March 20, 2011. Sun Life Stadium, 2269 Dan Marino Blvd., Miami Gardens. The show starts at 4 p.m. each day. One-day tickets cost $45 to $75, plus fees. A two-day festival pass costs $75 to $125, plus fees. Visit

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