DENVER—Situated inside of the gates of one of the nation’s top botanic gardens, the 2008 Summer Concert Series at Denver Botanic Gardens will offer an unrivaled ambience of thousands of blooming plants and the crystal clear music of some of the world’s most sought after artists.      

June 5               The Neville Brothers & Dr. John   ($47.50 members, $52.50 non-members)

June 8               Cake                                         ($42.50 members, $47.50 non-members)

June 16             Indigo Girls                                ($52.50 members, $57.50 non-members)

June 26             Richard Thompson                     ($40 members, $45 non-members)

& Loudon Wainwright III

July 11              Marc Cohn & Aimee Mann          ($45 members, $50 non-members)

July 13              Cowboy Junkies                         ($37.50 members, $42.50 non-members)

July 20              Susan Tedeschi                          ($50 members, $55 non-members)

& Derek Trucks Soul Stew Revival                      

July 31              BeauSoleil, Buckwheat Zydeco   ($40 members, $45 non-members)

& the Dirty Dozen Brass Band

Aug. 5               Keb’ Mo’                                   ($45 members, $50 non-members)

Aug. 7               Chris Isaak                                ($62.50 members, $67.50 non-members)

Aug. 11             Gipsy Kings                              ($75 members, $80 non-members)

Aug. 18             KT Tunstall                                ($45 members, $50 non-members)

Aug. 19             Bruce Hornsby                            ($47.50 members, $52.50 non-members)

& the Noisemakers

Aug. 31             Al Green & Otis Taylor               ($75 members, $80 non-members)


All shows start at 7 p.m. (with the exception of the July 31 show, which begins at 6:45 p.m.); gates open at 6 p.m.


Ticket sales for Denver Botanic Gardens members begin on April 30, 2008. Six tickets per membership, per show are allowed. Membership to the Gardens does not guarantee availability of tickets.


Ticket sales dates:

DATE                TIME                                        MEMBERSHIP LEVEL
April 30             4 - 8 p.m.                                  Contributing Members
May 1               10 a.m. - 6 p.m.                         Supporter and Patron Members
May 2               10 a.m. - 6 p.m.                         General Plus/Family Plus Members
May 3               10 a.m. - noon                           General/Family Members
May 4               10 a.m. - noon                           Individual/Individual Plus One
May 9                                                               General Public Ticket Sales Begin


Tickets can be purchased the following ways:
Online –
Phone – 1-866-586-4170
In Person – Denver Botanic Gardens, 1005 York Street


The 2008 Summer Concert Series at Denver Botanic Gardens is presented by Vectra Bank Colorado.  Associate sponsors are Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, and The Indigio Group, Inc.


Related Event: 2008 Chatfield Music Festival

Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield will host the 2008 Chatfield Music Festival this fall. Stay tuned for details about this exciting new event! The 2008 Chatfield Music Festival is presented by Starbucks Coffee Company.



About Denver Botanic Gardens:

Rooted a mile high, Denver Botanic Gardens has been a favorite Denver destination for over 55 years, and is considered to be one of the top botanic gardens in the American West. Art and science unite in the Gardens’ spectacular urban oasis, offering an unforgettable artistic garden experience for the whole family, as well as a living laboratory for education and plant conservation programs. Additional sites at Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield, a 750-acre wildlife and native plant refuge in Littleton; Mount Goliath, a high altitude trail and interpretive site on the Mount Evans Scenic Byway; and Centennial Gardens, a five-acre formal garden with a Colorado native plant palette in downtown Denver, extend this experience throughout the Front Range.


Denver Botanic Gardens is located at 1005 York Street in Denver, Colorado. Visit us at or call 720-865-3500 for more information. Denver Botanic Gardens thanks the citizens who support the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District.





Will Jones, 720-865-3552

Lyn Berry-Helmlinger, 720-865-3545