Welp, it's supposed to snow tonight. I know, right? It's April. Happy Monday from your own private rain cloud, eh? Oh well, what are ya gonna do? Happens. Talk to Prince. Sometimes it snows in April, evidently. The good news, though: Summer is coming! Proof? The lineup for the upcoming Denver Botanic Gardens Summer Concert Series has just been announced. Some great shows this year. Two nights with Tony Bennett, David Byrne and St. Vincent, Josh Ritter and more. Pre-sale tickets for members go on sale beginning Monday, April 22. Tickets ($45-$105) go on sale otherwise on Tuesday, April 30. Continue on to see the full lineup.
See also: - Q&A with Annie Clark of St. Vincent - Elephant Revival's Bridget Law on the band's energetic new EP - Emmylou Harris on she and Gram Parsons getting "fired" before their first gig in Boulder
Denver Botanic Gardens 2013 Summer Concert Series
06/17 - Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell - York Street 06/18 - Tony Bennett (with Antonia Bennett) - York Street 06/19 - Tony Bennett (with Antonia Bennett) - York Street 07/13 - David Byrne & St. Vincent - DBG at Chatfield 07/14 - Arlo Guthrie (with the Trishas) - York Street 07/18 - Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemakers - York Street 07/20 - Steve Martin & the Steep Canyon Rangers feat Edie Brickell - DBG Chatfield 07/24 - Elephant Revival and Carolina Chocolate Drops - York Street 08/04 - Indigo Girls (with Von Grey) - York Street 08/06 - Bruce Cockburn and Suzanne Vega - York Street 08/12 - Josh Ritter & the Royal City Band - York Street 08/28 - Michael McDonald - York Street 08/30 - Chris Isaak - York Street 09/03 - Melissa Etheridge - York Street
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