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Great Garden Escape – Damien Jurado w/ Nick Delffs

Thursday, July 29th 2021 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm

We’ve partnered with the folks at Duck Club to bring you another amazing season of Great Garden Escape! Bring your blanket and folding chair to sit and enjoy music in the oasis of the Meditation Garden. Masks are still required while not at your seat, to continue to keep everyone safe. 

This week’s GGE features:

🌱  7/29 Damien Jurado 

Tickets 

$12 – Members
$15 – $20 –Nonmembers
Free – Kiddos 3 and Under

Get your tickets here

 

Gates @ 5 pm
Show from 6 pm – 9 pm

** Tickets are available in advance only and must be purchased online. Tickets will be available to purchase online until sold out, or until the start of the show.

** E-tickets (delivered in a separate e-mail) can be taken straight to the gate to be taken the night of. When purchasing tickets, members receive their discount at the check-out screen once they sign in or register with the online sales program.

Seating is limited in the Meditation Garden. In order to keep guests safe and to maintain social-distancing we encourage you to explore our many acres and spread out into the various garden spaces.

Food & Drink

Visitors are welcome to bring in their own food and non-alcoholic beverages. Lost Grove Brewing will be onsite serving beer, canned cocktails, and canned wine from Split Rail Winery. Tasty bites will be available from Willowcreek!


Damien Jurado – 7/29

On The Monster Who Hated Pennsylvania, Damien Jurado gathers up ten stories of people determined not to be broken by their dire circumstances. “The world is a liar, the stars are a must,” he sings over brushed drums, a circling bassline, and acoustic guitar on “Helena,” which opens his 17th album, the first release from Damien’s own Maraqopa Records. Dire circumstances have long been fixtures of Jurado’s songs, which are filled with ghosts, killers, cruel lovers, and the occasional UFO cult or false messiah. But here, the scenes are earthy, drawn from ordinary but no less immense calamities: hurricanes moving toward town, strained connections, amnesiacs in the front yard. On The Monster Who Hated Pennsylvania, Jurado pulls the curtains shut, blocking out “the light now embarrassed and afraid of the dark,” as he sings on “Tom,” one of the album’s haunting numbers, only to throw them open the exact moment sunshine needs to come flooding in.

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