Britt Festival unveils lineup

Jacksonville concert series features pop, rock, classical and more

By Jenny Wasson / The Bulletin

The temperatures are rising in Jacksonville, and that means the Britt Festival is just around the corner.

Surrounded by ponderosa pines and madrones, the Britt Pavilion will host a variety of outdoor concerts from June to September, starting with pop star Cyndi Lauper on June 15. Other highlights include the Steve Miller Band, Rebelution and Matisyahu, Robert Plant presents The Sensational Space Shifters, Jeff Bridges and The Abiders, Michael Franti & Spearhead and Jake Shimabukuro.

Tickets go on sale May 16 at 9 a.m. to the general public. Prices range from $5 to $95, depending on the concert and seat location. For more information, visit www.brittfest.org or call 800-882-7488.

The list to the left is the complete lineup for 2013, with adult prices included (reduced-price tickets are also available for children ages 1 to 12). Note: Schedule is subject to change after press time.

The Schedule

June 15 — Cyndi Lauper/Hunter Valentine; $39-$62

June 24 — Grace Potter & The Nocturnals; $34-$39

June 25 — Steve Miller Band; $49-$92

June 28 — John Prine/Carrie Rodriguez; $39-$59

June 29 — Ziggy Marley; $34-$46

June 30 — The Music of ABBA: Arrival from Sweden; $29-$44

July 2 — Robert Plant presents The Sensational Space Shifters; $49-$95

July 5 — John Hiatt & The Combo/Mavis Staples; $35-$45

July 6 — Michael Franti & Spearhead — Family Matinee; $14.50

July 6 — Michael Franti & Spearhead; $39-$49

July 7 — Rodrigo y Gabriela; $37-$47

July 11 — Kenny Loggins/Blue Sky Riders; $39-$64

July 16 — Pink Martini with singer Storm Large; $35-$51

July 17 — Scotty McCreery; $35-$48

July 18 — Best of Britt Benefit/Michael Kaeshammer; $75

July 19 — Big Bad Voodoo Daddy; $27-$43

July 21 — Amy Grant/Brandon Heath; $41-$62

July 24 — Jeff Bridges & The Abiders/Jessie Bridges; $36-$58

July 25 — Billy Currington; $39-$69

Aug. 2 — Mei-Ann Chen/Jon Kimura Parker/Britt Orchestra; $30-$42

Aug. 3 — Mei-Ann Chen/Ian Parker/Britt Orchestra: $30-$42

Aug. 9 — Teddy Abrams/Yuja Wang/Britt Orchestra: $32-$42

Aug. 10 — Teddy Abrams/Augustin Hadelich/Britt Orchestra: $30-$42

Aug. 16 — David Danzmayr/Lisa Smirnova/Britt Orchestra; $30-$42

Aug. 17 — David Danzmayr/Jennifer Koh/Britt Orchestra; $30-$42

Aug. 18 — Symphony Pops/Project Trio/Britt Orchestra; $5

Aug. 20 — Rebelution/Matisyahu/Collie Buddz; $33-$39

Aug. 21 — Brandi Carlile; $38-$49

Aug. 23 — Regeneration Tour 2013: The Human League, Erasure's Andy Bell and Howard Jones; $36-$56

Aug. 24 — Cake; $39-$49

Aug. 27 — Chris Isaak; $39-$65

Aug. 30 — Tegan & Sara; $39-$49

Sept. 1 — Martina McBride; $44-$76

Sept. 5 — The Doobie Brothers; $43-$74

Sept. 8 — Dennis Miller; $39-$62

Sept. 13 — REO Speedwagon; $39-$69

Sept. 14 — Jake Shimabukuro/Jeff Pevar; $29-$42