Kick back under the stars on the Great Lawn and enjoy the amazing sounds of Melissa Etheridge during Concerts in the Garden on August 17. 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.
One (1) download of Melissa Etheridge’s forthcoming album, The Medicine Show, is included with every pair of tickets purchased for this show. You will receive an email with more details about this offer approximately (7) days after your purchase.
Gates open at 6:30 p.m., the show begins at 7:30 p.m., platinum ticket holders may enter 30 minutes before 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). Lawn chair 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 MELISSA ETHERIDGE
Melissa Etheridge is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and activist. Her self-titled debut album Melissa Etheridge was released in 1988 and became an underground success. The album peaked at No. 22 on the Billboard 200, and its lead single, “Bring Me Some Water”, garnered Etheridge her first Grammy Award nomination for Best Rock Vocal Performance, Female. In 1993, Etheridge won her first Grammy award for her single “Ain’t It Heavy” from her third album, Never Enough. Later that year, she released what would become her mainstream breakthrough album, Yes I Am. Its tracks “I’m the Only One” and “Come to My Window” both reached the top 30 in the United States, and the latter earned Etheridge her second Grammy award. Yes I Am peaked at No. 15 on the Billboard200, and spent 138 weeks on the chart, earning a RIAA certification of 6× Platinum, her largest to date.
She has received fifteen Grammy Award nominations throughout her career, winning two, in 1993 and 1995. In 2007, she won an Academy Award for Best Original Song for “I Need to Wake Up” from the film An Inconvenient Truth. In September 2011, Etheridge received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.