Atlanta Botanical Garden lineup 2017: Gladys Knight, Barenaked Ladies and more

Ed Robertson and Barenaked Ladies are among the 2017 Atlanta Botanical Garden performers. Photo: Melissa Ruggieri/AJC.

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene

The Atlanta Botanical Garden has cultivated a 15th anniversary lineup for its “Concerts in the Garden” series that spans soul, pop and Americana.

Concerts will take place both at the Great Lawn at the Atlanta garden and at the Ivester Amphitheater at the garden’s  Gainesville location.

Tickets for all concerts will go on sale to Botanical Garden members beginning April 14 and to the general public on April 21 at www.concertsinthegarden.org and at Garden admissions.

All shows will begin at 8 p.m. (gates at 7 p.m.) and seating is general admission (blankets and low-rise chairs are permitted). Cash bars and food purchases will also be available.

Here’s a look at the 2017 season.

 In Atlanta:

  • Sunday, June 18: Gladys Knight
  • Friday, July 7: Michael Feinstein: Songs of Sinatra
  • Friday, July 21: Barenaked Ladies
  • Sunday, July 23: Brandi Carlile
  • Friday, Aug. 11: American Acoustic: Punch Brothers & I’m With Her
  • Friday, Aug. 25: Buddy Guy
  • Friday, Sept. 8: Garrison Keillor Prairie Home Love & Comedy Show

In Gainesville:

  • Saturday, June 10: Vince Gill
  • Saturday, Sept. 30: Taj Mahal & The Keb Mo Band
  • TBD

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