Last year's summer concert series at Duke University's Duke Gardens was one of the best parts of the summer. It featured shows by Portastatic, Bowerbirds and Les Savy Fav among others. This year, organizer Aaron Greenwald has stepped things up for the "Music in the Gardens" series booking a slew of great performers including The Rosebuds, Thad Cockrell, The Love Language, Eric Bachmann, Peter Holsapple and Chris Stamey, Alina Simone, Megafaun and others. Check out the list of performers and dates below.
Tickets for each show will be $10 for the public $5 for Duke employees and free for Duke students and children under 12. Each show is scheduled to start at 7 pm.
"Music in the Gardens" schedule:
05.20.09 - Ciompi Quartet w/ soprano Sandra Cotton
05.27.09 - Ciompi Quartet w/ Emory University’s Vega String Quartet and oboist Joe Robinson
06.03.09 - Thad Cockrell
06.10.09 - The Rosebuds
06.17.09 - Megafaun
06.24.09 - Alina Simone
07.01.09 - Dex Romweber Duo
07.08.09 - Mallarme Chamber Players and Brussels Chamber Orchestra
07.15.09 - The Love Language
07.22.09 - Eric Bachmann (of Crooked Fingers/Archers of Loaf)
07.29.09 - Peter Holsapple & Chris Stamey
Check out our coverage of last year's series.
Review: Portastatic at Duke Gardens
Review: Bowerbirds at Duke Gardens
Les Savy Fav rocks the Nasher Museum of Art