Gov’t Mule, moe. kick off Ives concert series in Danbury

Two of the jam band scene’s staple attractions — moe. and Gov’t Mule — will kick off the summer ‘Celebrity Series’ at Danbury’s Ives Concert Park this weekend.

The band moe. takes the stage on Saturday, June 1 while Gov’t Mule performs the following day, Sunday, June 2. Doors for both shows open at 4:30 p.m.; concerts start at 6 p.m. For tickets, call 800-745-3000 or go online.

Check out our q-and-a with .moe here.

The series continues with the iconic 86-year-old singer Tony Bennett on Saturday, July 13. Check out the full schedule for the series, below:

  • moe. (with the Wood Brothers) — Saturday, June 1, 4:30 p.m. gates / 6 p.m. show
  • Gov’t Mule with Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers — Sunday, June 2, 4:30 p.m. gates / 6 p.m. show
  • Tony Bennett — Saturday, July 13, 6:30 p.m. gates / 8 p.m. show The Specials (with Little Hurricane) — Tuesday, July 16, 5:30 p.m. gates / 7 p.m.
  • Summerland Tour 2013 Alternative Guitars Starring Everclear, Live, Filter and Sponge — Friday, July 19, 6:30 p.m. gates / 7:30 p.m. show
  • Brandi Carlile — Saturday, July 20, 6:30 p.m. gates / 8 p.m. show
  • Garrison Keillor’s “A Prairie Home Companion Radio Romance Tour 2013” — Thursday, July 25
  • Dropkick Murphy’s (with Swingin’ Utters) — Thursday, August 22, 6 p.m. gates / 7:30 p.m. show

 

Scott Gargan