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Meijer Gardens Announce 2012 Summer Concert Series!

You KNOW it’s spring now! The Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park announces its 10th Outdoor Summer Concert Series! Great acts like the B-52’s, Grand Rapids’ own Al Green, Fiona Apple, Bonnie Raitt, Melissa Etheridge, Emmylou Harris and former Interlochen music student Rufus Wainwright. Lyle Lovett, k.d. lang and Huey Lewis and the News are also coming back, plus Steve Miller and Foreigner hit the Meijer Gardens stage this summer!

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The Gardens’ series expands once again, from 22 shows last year to 25 this year. Here’s the schedule, with pre-sale ticket prices for members followed by prices for the general public.

June 1 – The B-52s, $43/$48
June 8 – Melissa Etheridge, $75/$80
June 13 – Jimmy Cliff, $40/$45
June 14 – Foreigner, $62/$67
June 17 – Steve Miller Band, $77/$82
June 18 – Al Green, $68/$73
June 28 – Gov’t Mule, $32/$37
June 29 – Emmylou Harris, $48/$53
July 1 – Rufus Wainwright, $40/$45
July 2 – Huey Lewis and the News, $70/$75
July 8 – Brandi Carlile, $40/$45
July 9 – Fiona Apple, $54/$59
July 11 – Creedence Clearwater Revisited, $46/$51
July 12 – American Legacies: Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Del McCoury Band, $37/$42
July 15 – Andrew Bird, $35/$38
July 22 – O.A.R., $40/$45
July 25 – Lyle Lovett and His Large Band, $61/$66
Aug. 2 – The Head and The Heart, $29/$34
Aug. 3 – Gavin DeGraw and Colbie Caillat, $52/$57
Aug. 8 – k.d. lang and The Siss Boom Bang, $55/$60
Aug. 16 – Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, $35/$40
Aug. 17 – Bonnie Raitt with special guest Mavis Staples, $71/$76
Aug. 22 – Darius Rucker, $60/$65
Aug. 23 – Five for Fighting with the Twilight Symphony Orchestra, $43/$48
Aug. 29 – Wynton Marsalis, $48/$53

Tickets are available to Meijer Gardens members only April 28 through May 11. On sale to the general public May 12 at Meijer Gardens or through Star Tickets outlets, 800-585-3737 or All tickets are general admission lawn seats.

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