Concerts in the Garden returns to the Atlanta Botanical Garden for its 12th summer season, boasting two shows by the Indigo Girls. An Aug. 29 date featuring Lyle Lovett and His Large Band is already sold out. Act fast; these are popular tickets.

The Indigo Girls are Emily Saliers (left) and Amy Ray. Photo by Jeremy Cowart
The Indigo Girls are Emily Saliers (left) and Amy Ray. Photo by Jeremy Cowart

The particulars: All shows are performed on the Great Lawn. All except Chris Isaak begin at 8 p.m. (he starts at 7:30 p.m.). Tickets range from $49.50 to $61.40 (including fees). Garden members get a $2 discount on each ticket. Gates open at 7 p.m. Parking is $7. Seating is general admission, and you’re welcome to bring blankets or low-rise chairs. Cash bars will be available; dinner can be purchased at the Blossom Garden Cafe.

Expect more shows to be announced. For now, here’s what is scheduled:

Creedence Clearwater Revisited. June 6.

Indigo Girls. July 18-19.

Gavin DeGraw & Matt Nathanson. Aug. 1.

Keb’ Mo’ & Mavis Staples. Sept. 19.

Chris Isaak. Sept. 21.


About Kathy Janich

Kathy Janich is a longtime arts journalist who has been seeing, working in or writing about the performing arts for most of her life. She's a member of the Theatre Communications Group, the Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas, Americans for the Arts and the National Arts Marketing Project. Full disclosure: She’s also an artistic associate at Synchronicity Theatre.

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