More summer concerts ahead

Photo Courtesy Higher Ground
Fleet Foxes play May 26, David Byrne Aug. 1 at Shelburne Museum.

Tickets go on sale Friday for two more summer concerts in the Ben & Jerry’s Concerts on the Green series at Shelburne Museum, Higher Ground Music announced this week. Indie folk rock band Fleet Foxes will play May 26, and former Talking Heads front man David Byrne, accompanied by a 12-piece band, takes the outside stage on Aug. 1.

The Fleet Foxes will perform songs from their third album, “Crack-Up,” to be released in June. Their first album, which was self-titled and released in 2008, made Rolling Stone magazine’s 100 Best Albums of the 2000s list.

Byrne has a solo album coming out March 9 called “American Utopia.” The show will highlight his new music and also feature classic songs from his solo career and his days with the Talking Heads.

Courtesy photo
David Byrne

Higher Ground has already announced an Aug. 2 concert date for the duo Sylvan Esso.

Tickets for David Byrne are on sale at 10 a.m. Friday for $59; ($63 the day of the show) Fleet Foxes tickets go on sale Friday at 11 a.m. for $47; ($51 at the show) Children 12 and under are free for both shows.

Both concerts start at 7 p.m. with gates open at 6 p.m. Information and tickets at the Higher Ground box office, online at or by phone at 877-987-6487.

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