TheDenver Botanic Gardens
has just announced its 2014 lineup, and it is hefty. Starting June 24 with March Cohn and Mavis Staples and concluding on September 6 with St. Vincent, the Garden's two locations (on York Street and in Chatfield) will also host Joan Baez, Barenaked Ladies, B.B. King and more. The full lineup is below; all concerts start at 7 p.m. unless noted.
Followers of the summer series won't be surprised at this assortment of artists. It bears some resemblance in ambition to last year's, which featured Tony Bennett, Steve Martin and, in fact, St. Vincent, who was touring with David Byrne at the time. Swallow Hill Music took over booking duties from Nobody In Particular Presents in 2010. Tickets for all this year's concerts go on sale April 22 at 10 a.m. Prices range from $49 to $86.50. Members can get pre-sale tickets starting April 14.
Marc Cohn and Mavis Staples: Tuesday, June 24 - York Street
Natalie Cole: Wednesday, June 25 - York Street
Joan Baez: Thursday, July 10 - York Street
Steep Canyon Rangers and Head for the Hills: Sunday, July 27 - York Street
Jimmy Cliff: Monday, July 28 - York Street
Barenaked Ladies: Friday, August 1 - Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield; 6:30pm, gates open at 5pm
B.B. King: Monday, August 11 - York Street
John Hiatt & The Combo and The Taj Mahal Trio: Tuesday, August 12 - York Street
Sheryl Crow: Wednesday, August 13 - Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield; 6:30pm, gates open at 5pm
Gipsy Kings: Tuesday, August 19 - York Street
Martin Sexton w/ Paper Bird: Wednesday, September 3 - York Street
St. Vincent: Friday, September 6 - York Street