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Blues on the Green opener postponed to June 4

Peter Blackstock

Editor’s note: This article was originally published May 27, 2014

It ain’t easy being Blues on the Green: The popular summer series of free concerts at Zilker Park has postponed Wednesday’s opening night by a week because of wet grounds after the weekend rains. The first show is now scheduled for next Wednesday, June 4; local rock band Saints of Valory remains on the bill, though opener The Wind + The Wave will not appear.

Sponsoring radio station KGSR posted the following announcement on its website: “Out of concern for the lawn at Zilker Park and the fact both on-site parking lots will be closed due to heavy rain, we have come to the decision along with the Parks and Recreation Dept to postpone to Blues on the Green until next Wednesday.”

The series continues biweekly through Aug. 6, with acts including Heartless Bastards, Shinyribs, Grupo Fantasma, Robert Ellis, Charlie Mars and Quiet Company.