Tickets are on sale now for
Rock the Garden 2004
, the Walker Art Center’s not-to-be-missed street concert presented 4–11 pm Friday, June 18.
David Byrne featuring The Tosca Strings
headlines this year’s event with a program showcasing richly melodic songs from Byrne’s latest solo recording Grown Backwards (Nonesuch) as well as Talking Heads classics. Joining the lineup are special guests New York City’s
Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra
, a hard-hitting 12-piece collective that unites jazz, funk, and Afrobeat elements with unabashed political messages; and a third band to be announced. Advance tickets are $30 ($20 Walker members); on day of event $35 ($25). To order, call 612.375.7622, fax 612.375.7590, or visit www.walkerart.org/rock/. New Walker members receive one free ticket when they join.
See PDF file for complete press release.