Red Butte Garden Concerts Information

Hey, guys, if you are planning a visit to Salt Lake City, do get yourself immersed in Red Butte Garden, a lost paradise akin to the Garden of Eden! Located not far from the University of Utah, Red Butte Garden is a botanical and ecological center, comprising natural gardens, fountains, waterfalls, hiking trails and breathtaking landscapes. It is just to say that Red Butte Garden is a treasured backyard of all Salt Lakers and seen as a stairway to the mysterious and diverse nature.

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Not mentioning its wide and large variety of botanical life and art exhibits, this family-friendly destination is popular with visitors of all ages for the exciting and inspiriting outdoor concert series. Each summer, a wealth assortment of concerts and live music shows are hosted in the Garden to enhance the experience of locals and visitors. Red Butte Gardens is really an amazing oasis made for you and your family. What are you waiting for? Get geared up now and ensure yourself a music-filled vacation in this ultimate garden setting.

When it comes to 2011, the Summer Concert Series begins on May 29 with the performances given by the Moody Blues, the revolutionary band combining rock & roll with softer orchestral music, and ends on September 4 with the concerts featuring Alison Krauss and Jerry Douglas. The full listing of concerts throughout 2011 summer is available on:

Outdoor Concert Series 2011

In any case that you are in a hurry tour and have no time to enjoy the full offers of Red Butte Garden concert series, you are suggested to select one or two concerts which can leak out the essentials of the concert series. Listed below are three featured concerts throughout this summer.

- The Moody Blues: May 29 Sunday

2011 Outdoor Concert Series debuts with the well recognized English rock bandThe Moody Blues, which arrived in America in 1960s. Their most notable contribution was fusing classical music into the rock & roll and produced a kind of soft yet vibrant thing that had never been heard before. Their most popular album was Days of Future Passed released in 1967, which was ranked as the platinum album. Today, though the three members of the band have got on in years, they remain active and on May 29, they are going to present an excellent concert at Red Butte Garden.

- Ani DiFranco with Greg Brown: June 19 Sunday

You must know Ani DiFranco, right? As the Grammy Award-winning singer, she has released over 20 albums and also acquires the titles like poet, guitarist and even song writer. Respected as a feminist icon, she has received a wide recognition as the "Woman of Courage Award" and is devoted herself into feminist movement.

There is really too much laud for Greg Brown, a folk songwriter from Hacklebarney region. His songs have been performed by a number of singers, such as Nelson, Shawn Colvin and Mary Chapin Carpenter. His latest CD, One Night, a live performance recording, has received great popularity when it was released in 1983.

- Lyle Lovett and his Large Band: July 31 Sunday

Described as "the thinking man's cowboy", Lyle Lovett, the four Grammy Awards winner is coming to Red Butte Gardens with his band! Though typically considered as the master of country music, Lyle often absorbs folk, blues, jazz, swing and even gospel music, and produces a traditional country & western style. His latest album, Natural Forces, was released in 2009 and became a hit immediately. If you are fans of Lyle Lovett, never miss out his performance on July 31!

Have you found any concert engaging to you? If so, you must want to know some info about tickets. To help the visitors save money while getting fun, Red Butte Garden provides two kinds of ticket packages: full season and half season. The full season package includes the tickets to the full 21 summer concerts while the half season package only contains admission into 11 of the concert series. Please visit the website below to learn more about the package rates and concerts involved.

Full Season Package

Half Season Package A

Half Season Package B

How to find ticket resources for 2011 Outdoor Concert Series? Typically, there are three ways to secure your tickets. The commonest method to purchase ticket is visiting the box office in person at 300 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City during regular working hours. To facilitate the buyers, online and phone purchases are also available to simplify the buying process. However, it is noteworthy that there will be $5 fees for each online or phone order! Call (801) 585-0556 to get charged over phone, or finish purchase online after creating an account on:

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Still feel perplexed about certain points about the Garden's concerts? On the website below listed are a number of frequently asked questions about concerts. You can have check for a better understanding.

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