Minnesota Zoo Announces ‘Music In The Zoo’ Series

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minnesota Zoo has announced its line-up for the 2013 Subway Music in the Zoo concert series, which is now entering its 21st season.

There are a number of big names in this year’s lineup, including Melissa Etheridge, Cheap Trick, Brian Wilson, Joan Baez, Marc Cohn, Mary Chapin Carpenter and many more.

Single-show tickets go on sale April 27 at 10 a.m. at the Electric Fetus and all Ticketmaster locations. All shows will be held at the Weesner Family Amphitheater at the Minnesota Zoo.

Here are the acts set for this summer’s music series, along with ticket prices:

June 6 An Evening with Joan Baez ($47)
June 8 Richard Thompson Electric Trio with Guest Field Report ($35)
June 14 Pert Near Sandstone ($28)
June 15 Eric Hutchinson ($35)
June 21 BoDeans ($35)
June 23 The James Hunter Six with Shamekia Copeland ($33)
June 28 An Evening with Melissa Etheridge ($70)
June 30 Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo with Guest Brynn Marie ($60)

July 5 An Evening with Dark Star Orchestra ($30)
July 6 An Evening with Cheap Trick ($65)
July 7 Los Lobos & Los Lonely Boys ($56)
July 8 An Evening with Great Big Sea ($38)
July 10 Marc Cohn & Mary Chapin Carpenter ($54)
July 11 Marc Cohn & Mary Chapin Carpenter ($54)
July 12 Xavier Rudd ($32)
July 19 Dr. John with Guest Sonny Landreth ($42)
July 21 Trombone Shorty & Mavis Staples ($56)
July 26 Dave Koz & Friends – Summer Horns Tour ($47)
July 27 Brian Wilson, Al Jardine & David Marks ($75 & $62)

August 1 John Hiatt and the Combo & Steve Earle ($56)
August 7 Rock ‘n’ Blues Fest feat. Edgar Winter Band, Canned Heat, Rick Derringer & Pat Travers ($54)
August 25 The Robert Cray Band ($37)
August 28 Elvin Bishop with Ruthie Foster ($37)

With the exception of the Dark Star Orchestra concert on July 5, which begins at 7 p.m., all other shows are set to begin at 7:30 p.m.

More information is available here.

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