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2018 Red Butte Garden Outdoor Concert Series Lineup

By Cynthia Coombs

Summer is knocking at Salt Lake’s doorstep! The long awaited lineup for the 2018 Red Butte Garden Outdoor Concert Series was recently announced. The beautiful, outdoor amphitheater is set to showcase some great acts this summer including; Ryan Adams, Violent Femmes, The Avett Brothers, Counting Crows, and Death Cab for Cutie to name a few. The schedule includes the following:

May 23- The Devil Makes Three/The Wood Brothers/Murder By Death May

June 12- Ryan Adams

June 13-Violent Femmes/Ava Mendoza

June 18- Barenaked Ladies/Better Than Ezra/KT Tunstall

June 19- Dispatch/Nahko and Medicine for the People

June 27- Michael Franti & Spearhead/Dustin Thomas/Victoria Canal

July 3- The Avett Brothers/Jill Andrews

July 13- Sheryl Crow/Caitlyn Smith

July 16- Counting Crows/Boom Forest

July 19- Jackson Browne

July 20- Belinda Carlisle/ABC/Modern English/Kajagoogoo’s Limahl/Bow Wow Wow’s Annabella

July 25- Tajmo: The Taj Mahal & Keb’ Mo’ Band/Alicia Michilli

July 26- Chris Isaak

July 31- Big Head Todd and the Monsters/Toad the Wet Sprocket

August 1- Utah Symphony

August 2- Death Cab for Cutie

August 5- Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite

August 7- Greensky Bluegrass

August 9- A Flock of Seagulls/Wang Chung/Farrington and Mann (Original Vocalists of When in Rome)/Men Without Hats

August 10- Angelique Kidjo/Femi Kuti and the Positive Force

August 13- Brandi Carlile/The Secret Sisters

August 15- Huey Lewis and the News

August 16- Gipsy Kings

August 21- Indigo Girls

August 24- Shakey Graves/Jose Gonzalez & the Brite Lites

September 4- Gary Clark Jr.

September 10- O.A.R./Matt Nathanson

September 12- Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue/Galactic/Preservation Hall Jazz Band/New Breed Brass Band/Cyril Neville/Walter Wolfman Washington

September 16- Rodrigo y Gabriela

September 17- Billy Idol

We can’t wait to see you all there!

Tickets for garden members go on sale Monday, April 23 at 7PM online and Tuesday, April 24 at 9AM in person.
Tickets for the general public go on sale Monday, April 30 at 9AM

For more information, go here.

This article was originally published on April 12, 2018.