Kick back under the stars on the Great Lawn and enjoy the amazing sounds of Mandolin Orange during Concerts in the Garden on June 2. Purchase tickets online or in person at Garden Admissions. Prices do not include sales tax and transaction fees. Garden members present membership card at Admissions or enter member number online to receive the discount. Donor level Garden members and above call 404-591-1539 for Platinum Tickets.
General Admission gates open at 7 p.m., the show begins at 8 p.m., platinum ticket holders may enter 30 minutes prior to General Admission.
Extremely limited $10 on-site parking ($5 for 4 or more people per vehicle) is available onsite in the SAGE Parking Facility on a first-come, first-serve basis. Multi-Visit SAGE Parking Passes are valid on concert nights. Please consider alternative means of transportation.
All tickets are general admission on the Great Lawn in Atlanta. For your own safety, firearms are not allowed in the Garden so please allow time for entering because all bags will be checked thoroughly by security. Blankets are welcome. For the enjoyment of all, lawn chairs must have low backs (below the neck) and legs shorter than 10 inches (a basketball can’t roll under). Lawnchair restrictions will be strictly enforced. The Great Lawn is wheelchair accessible.
Pre-order meals are available from Longleaf. Outside food, beverages and coolers are NOT permitted. Empty water bottles are permissible and refillable at the Garden’s water stations. Beer, wine, soft drinks, bottled water and a limited food menu are available for purchase onsite. Please note: Longleaf will not be open for dinner on concert nights. The Quick Café and the Snack Bar will be open.
ABOUT MANDOLIN ORANGE
Mandolin Orange is an Americana/folk duo based out of Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The group was formed in 2009 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and consists of the group’s songwriter Andrew Marlin (vocals, mandolin, guitar, banjo) and Emily Frantz (vocals, violin, guitar). Mandolin Orange has produced five albums of Marlin’s original works of American roots music. In the last three years, the group has toured throughout the U.S and Europe, including appearances at Austin City Limits, South by Southwest, Edmonton Folk Music Festival, Telluride Bluegrass Festival, Newport Folk Festival, Pickathon, Rooster Walk, and MerleFest.
ABOUT COURTNEY MARIE ANDREWS
Courtney Marie Andrews spent over nine months of 2017 on the road, with multiple trips across the US, Canada, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. That’s nothing new for Andrews, though. She’s been touring relentlessly since leaving her Arizona hometown at 16. It’s a life that inspired much of her 2016 breakthrough album, Honest Life. While that album’s themes spoke to the isolation and rootlessness inherent in a life on the road, most of its songs were actually written during an intentional, extended break. The success that followed its release, however, didn’t afford her the same break to write the material for her new album.
Although May Your Kindness Remain was predominately written on the road — in the van, in hotels, and in the homes of family and friends — it’s not a road record like its predecessor. That is, it’s not so much inspired by her life on the road so much as it is by the people she’s met along the way. It’s an inward reflection on the connectivity of their stories and her own. “More than anything,” she says, “it got me thinking about my childhood, and the people around me that I’ve known, and the stories that come from my family. It became clear how many people are struggling through the same issues.”
May Your Kindness Remain is full of vivid depictions of complex people and places with all too common struggles. Much of the album deals with the psychological and relational impact of the unrealistic picture of success that is so embedded in modern American culture.