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The humid days of summer in Atlanta bring about many things: Southern BBQ, picnics at the park and rooftop happy hours. To add to the ever-expending list of the city’s summer traditions is the return of Atlanta Botanical Garden’s Concerts in the Garden music series as it celebrates its milestone 10th anniversary.
Beginning last month, Concerts in the Garden unveiled the list of participating music acts that are guaranteed to keep Atlanta rocking until mid September. A testament to the overwhelming success of this annual outdoor summer concert series is the diversity of the musical acts slated to perform. You never know quite what to expect when it comes to the genre of music that will be represented, which keeps visitors filled with anticipation.
Right in the heart of Midtown amongst some of the city’s most beautiful, lush and manicured gardens, the Atlanta Botanical Gardens creates a relaxed environment that’s ideal for a dusk concert setting. The remaining acts for the summer include: Neko Case (July 20), Merle Haggard(August 10), Keb Mo & Aaron Neville (August 11), Mary Chapin Carpenter (August24) and Indigo Girls (September 14). Doors open for all shows promptly at 7pm,with actual performances beginning at 8pm. To find out exactly what you can/can’t do or bring inside the Gardens, it’s strongly encouraged that you visit the Atlanta Botanical Gardens website for information. Tickets can be purchased at Ticket Alternative or at the venue box office. Prices range from $34.50 -$49.50 and vary based on performer.
The sheer popularity of this enduring summer event shows that it’s a nice alternative to other concert series’ at bigger venues throughout the city. This one is better suited for those that desire a more intimate concert going experience while still partaking in seductive summer sun and great music.
Atlanta Botanical Gardens is located at 1345 Piedmont Ave. NE Atlanta, Ga 30309404-876-5859.
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