Music in the Zoo 2014 schedule

The Minnesota Zoo will once again host a lengthy slate of shows at the Weesner Family Amphitheater this summer. Starting in June and running through late August, the Music in the Zoo series just put out a huge schedule for the year, with more concerts to be added later this month.

Among this first round of announced shows is the Hold Steady playing for the first time locally since the release of Teeth Dreams earlier this year. Update (4/14/14): More shows have been added, including Taj Mahal with Mavis Staples, and Nicholas David.

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The rest of the year's lineup so far is filled with some familiar faces who have graced the series in the past, like Lyle Lovett and Rufus Wainwright. Everything kicks off on June 2 with the Monkees.

Tickets for the series go on sale on Saturday, April 26, and can be picked up online or at the Electric Fetus in Minneapolis. More info at the Music in the Zoo site.

The 2014 Music in the Zoo schedule:
June 2: The Monkees ($70)

June 3: Indigo Girls ($50)

June 8: Steve Earle & the Dukes ($45)

June 11: 3 Doors Down Acoustic ($50)

June 15: Okee Dokee Brothers ($20)

June 17: moe and the Chris Robinson Brotherhood ($35)

June 19: Aaron Neville ($45)

June 21: Jonny Lang ($65)

June 22: Los Lobos ($45)

June 23: John Hiatt & the Combo and Robert Cray Band ($54)

June 24: Rufus Wainwright ($39)

June 27: Big Head Todd and The Monsters ($36)

June 29: Taj Mahal and Mavis Staples ($50)

July 2: Railroad Earth ($34)

July 3: Béla Fleck and Brooklyn Rider ($42)

July 5: The Hold Steady ($45)

July 7: Gillian Welch ($37)

July 18: Gov't Mule ($33)

July 19: Marc Cohn ($47)

Aug. 3: Lyle Lovett and His Large Band ($68)

Aug. 6: Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue ($43)

Aug. 12: Ziggy Marley ($41)

Aug. 13: Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo ($62)

Aug. 15: Nicholas David ($32)

Aug. 18: Jamey Johnson ($49)

Aug. 23: Josh Turner ($66)

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