Concerts

Denver Botanic Gardens Announces 2020 Summer Concerts

The stage at the Denver Botanic Gardens.
The stage at the Denver Botanic Gardens. Brandon Marshall
On a freezing cold winter day, sometimes the only thing that can de-ice the soul is fantasizing about the warmer months ahead. The Denver Botanic Gardens has the cure: its 2020 Summer Concert Series schedule.

With artists like Randy Newman, Mary Chapin Carpenter and DeVotchKa included in the just-announced lineup, this summer is already looking like a crowd-pleaser – and there are more dates to be announced in the months to come.

Here's what's on the calendar so far: 

Jesse & Joy
Thursday, June 11


Mary Chapin Carpenter
Tuesday, June 16

DeVotchKa
Friday, July 10

Chris Botti
Wednesday, July 29

José González
Tuesday, August 4

Amadou & Mariam + Blind Boys of Alabama and Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Wednesday, August 5

The Dead South
Monday, August 10

Randy Newman
Monday, August 17

All concerts will take place at 6:30 p.m. at the Denver Botanic Gardens' UMB Bank Amphitheater, at 1007 York Street. Tickets go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 31.

Listen to a selection of these artists and more favorites from Westword writers on our Westword Staff Picks playlist.
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Kyle Harris has been Westword’s Culture Editor since 2016, writing about the arts, music and film.
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