NEWS: Swallow Hill Announces Botanic Gardens Calendar for Summer 2018

NEWS: Swallow Hill Announces Botanic Gardens Calendar for Summer 2018

Denver Botanic Gardens announces initial lineup for 2018 Summer Concert Series Presented by UMB Bank. Tickets for general public go on-sale Tuesday, April 10, at 10:00 a.m. Dates and times vary, see show details below.

The concerts will be held at the Denver Botanic Gardens, UMB Bank Amphitheater, 1007 York St., Denver, 80206. Concerts are produced by Swallow Hill Music.

Denver Botanic Gardens 2018 Summer Concert Series General Public Sale April 10 at 10:00 a.m.,
DENVER- Denver Botanic Gardens is pleased to announce the initial lineup for its 2018 Summer Concert Series presented by UMB Bank. Known for its pairing of iconic artists with incomparable natural beauty, the series is synonymous with summer in Denver!

Audiences look forward to the return of favorites such as the Grammy Award-winning TajMo (The Taj Mahal and Keb’ Mo’ Band) and multiple Grammy Award-winner Mary Chapin Carpenter. Newcomers to the series include Chaka Khan, and Angelique Kidjo’s Remain In Light and Femi Kuti & The Positive Force.

The initial series lineup is below. More artists and dates will be added soon. Tickets go on-sale to the general public Tuesday, April 10, at 10 a.m.

Unless otherwise noted, all shows start at 6:30 p.m.; gates open at 5:45 p.m.

Friday, June 22nd – Mary Chapin Carpenter w/ Special Guest TBA

Monday, July 9th – The Mavericks

Monday, July 23rd – TajMo – The Taj Mahal and Keb’ Mo’ Band

Wednesday, July 25th – Melissa Etheridge

Friday, July 27th – Chaka Khan

Sunday, July 29th – Guster

Thursday, August 9th – Angelique Kidjo’s Remain In Light and Femi Kuti & The Positive Force

Wednesday, August 15th – Gipsy Kings

About Denver Botanic Gardens:
Green inside and out, Denver Botanic Gardens was founded in 1951 and is considered on of the top botanical gardens in the United States and a pioneer in water conservation. Accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, the Gardens’ living collections encompass specimens from the tropics to the tundra, showcasing a plant pallette chosen to thrive in Colorado’s semi-arid climate. The Gardens is a dynamic, 24-acre urban oasis in the heart of the city, offering unforgettable opportunities to flourish with unique garden experiences for the whole family – as well as world-class education and plant conservation research programs. Additional sites extend this experience throughout the Front Range: Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms is a 700-acre native plant refuge with an active farm in Jefferson County; Mount Goliath is a high-altitude garden and interpretive site on the Mount Evans Scenic Byway, For more information, visit up online at

About Swallow Hill Music:
Founded in 1979, Swallow Hill Music is a nonprofit community for musicians and music lovers who appreciate the ability of music to bring people together. As a home for individuals and families who want to learn about, listen to and perform music, Swallow Hill Music enhances Colorado’s cultural vitality and is a model for experiential music schools and performance spaces across the country. The organization serves more than 165,000 people through its school, outreach programming and concerts annually. Swallow Hill Music also presents and produces concerts at a wide range of venues across Denver. For more information visit

Barry Osborne, (303) 643-5817, [email protected]

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