The answer is the announcement of the Red Butte Garden Outdoor Summer Concert Series and a garden with 450,000 blooming daffodils, bulbs and tree blossoms.

Summer 2016 at Red Butte Garden includes concerts, films, camps outs and Monday Family Nights.

The lineup of 30 concerts is packed with rock from the 80s and 90s with Tears For Fears, Barenaked Ladies with OMD and Howard Jones, Culture Club, Blondie and Goo Goo Dolls with Collective Soul and Tribe Society. Reach even further back and revive memories with Willie Nelson and Family, Jackson Browne, Pat Benatar with Neil Giraldo and Melissa Etheridge and The Monkees. Rock it, kick it or groove it all summer long.

Check out the complete list.

Wednesday, May 25 TheLumineers
Wednesday, June 1 Buddy Guy & JonnyLang
Thursday, June 16 TheMonkees
Monday, June 20 Edward Sharpe and the The MagneticZeros
Wednesday, June 29 Ben Harper & The InnocentCriminals
Wednesday, July 6 Tears ForFears
Friday, July 8 case / lang /veirs
Wednesday, July 13 Barenaked Ladies with OMD & HowardJones
Thursday, July 14 JJ Grey & Mofro/JoshRitter
Tuesday, July 19 BozScaggs
Tuesday, July 26 The AvettBrothers
Thursday, July 28 Willie Nelson &Family
Sunday, July 31 Gary ClarkJr.
Friday, August 5 “Weird Al”Yankovic
Sunday, August 7 Tedeschi Trucks Band with Los Lobos & NMAllstars
Monday, August 8 CultureClub
Tuesday, August 9 Michael Franti &Spearhead
Thursday, August 11 UtahSymphony
Sunday, August 14 Lake Street Dive with Gregory AlanIsakov
Monday, August 15 RyanAdams
Wednesday, August 17 Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo/MelissaEtheridge
Thursday, August 18 GracePotter
Wednesday, August 24 JacksonBrowne
Tuesday, August 30 Wilco
Wednesday, September 7 Blondie
Thursday, September 8 Kacey Musgraves
Sunday, September 11 BonnieRaitt
Tuesday, September 13 NEEDTOBREATHE
Wednesday, September 14 Goo Goo Dolls with Collective Soul & TribeSociety
Thursday, September 15 Jason Isbell


Important links:
Concert lineup
How to buy tickets

Tickets go on sale to Red Butte Garden members online, April 25 at 7 p.m. Tickets go on sale to the general public on May 2 at 9 a.m. Members receive a $5 discount on the price of a general public ticket. There are limits on the number of tickets purchased per show based on membership level.  Red Butte Garden is always watching for mass purchases to mitigate scalper abuse.

Red Butte Garden uses TicketFly, which has intense traffic capacity. All ticket purchasers need to pre-register at and all sales are final. No refunds, replacements or exchanges. All shows rain or shine.



Media Contacts

Bryn RamjoueGarden Communications Director
Office: 801-581-4938

Jana Cunninghamcommunications director, College of Humanities
Office: 801-213-0866