John Ball Zoo offers themed musical nights during IllumiZoo event

The one-mile walk takes about 45-60 minutes to complete. Courtesy John Ball Zoo

John Ball Zoo will host two more musical nights for its IllumiZoo – A Glenlore Tale series, which highlights the connectivity between land, water, air, trees and all animals.

Music from various artists on Thursday and Nov. 12 will be played during a milelong, outdoor nighttime journey through the upper and lower realms displaying colors and lights of John Zoo.

Rock band Pink Floyd’s album “Dark Side of the Moon” will be the music of the night from 9 p.m.-midnight on Thursday.

The musical theme for from 9 p.m.-midnight Nov. 12 will be Calypso. Music from artists Rodrigo y Gabriella to Bob Marley and the Wailers will be played throughout the night.

While walking through the upper and lower realms of the zoo, guests will hear the rhythm of the steel pan drums among the marimbas and horns, while shakers will mix with the upbeat percussion and brassy tambourine.

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