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Ives Concert Park Kick-off Summer Concert Series

2013 moeAfter much anticipation, Ives Concert Park has announced the first five artists slated to perform in its 2013 Summer Concert Series. The venue, located on the Western Connecticut State University Westside campus, has featured a wide variety of performers representing all eras and genres of music for nearly 40 years. Now, thanks to a new partnership with New York-based promoter The Bowery Presents, the summer line-up is starting to take shape.

All shows are rain or shine and tickets for the five shows announced are on sale now. Additional shows and ticket sale dates will be announced soon. Scheduled to perform are: Moe. with the Wood Brothers on Saturday, June 1st, Gov’t Mule on Sunday, June 2nd, Tony Bennett on Saturday, July 13th. Summerland Tour 2013 Alternative Guitars will feature Everclear, Live, Filter and Sponge on Friday, July 19th. Brandi Carlile will perform on Sunday, July 20th.

About Ives Concert Park: “Ives Concert Park is a prestigious, world-class performing arts center. This majestic outdoor amphitheater is situated on 40 wooded acres with a pond, breathtaking gardens and public hiking trails, and is located on the Westside campus of Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, Connecticut. Ives hosts a variety of world-renowned international, national, regional and local artists and is a truly unique arts experience in harmony with a natural environment, where trees and stars become the backdrop for cultural enrichment. This nonprofit organization was named in honor of Danbury native Charles Edward Ives (1874 – 1954), one of America’s greatest composers” (, 2013).

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Ryan Odinak