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Luke Wade to headline FWSO’s Concerts in the Garden

Luke Wade, of Fort Worth, who competed on The Voice television show, will make his first appearance in Concerts in the Garden on June 28.
Luke Wade, of Fort Worth, who competed on The Voice television show, will make his first appearance in Concerts in the Garden on June 28. Star-Telegram

The Fort Worth Symphony’s 25th annual Concerts in the Garden summer series will feature four new acts, including reality TV star Luke Wade, the company announced Tuesday.

Fort Worth-based Wade, a Texas native who rose to fame last year on NBC’s The Voice, will take the stage June 28.

The other new acts are “The Music of U2” (tribute show with full orchestra), “ABBACADABRA” (ABBA tribute band) and “Video Games Live,” featuring music of popular video games.

Returning shows include tributes to the Beatles, Eagles, Elvis and Journey and popular orchestral concerts “Star Wars and Beyond,” “1812 Overture and Symphonic Sparklers” and the Fourth of July-timed “Old-Fashioned Family Fireworks Picnic.”

The 16-night series runs June 5-July 5 at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden; doors open at 6:30 p.m., and concerts begin at 8:15. The complete lineup is as follows:

June 5: 25th Anniversary Celebration with Pink Martini

June 6: Classical Mystery Tour (Beatles tribute)

June 7: 1812 Overture and Symphonic Sparklers

June 12: The Music of U2

June 13: The Music of Journey

June 14: A Tribute to Elvis with Kraig Parker

June 19: Video Games Live

June 20: The Music of the Eagles

June 21: ABBACADABRA: The Ultimate ABBA Tribute

June 26: Star Wars & Beyond: A Laser Light Spectacular

June 27: Ricky Skaggs and the Kentucky Thunder

June 28: Luke Wade

July 2-4: Old-Fashioned Family Fireworks Picnic

July 5: Texas Tenors

Subscriptions go on sale Monday, and individual ticket sales begin April 6. Lawn tickets: $22-$28 (children 10 and under, free with adult admission). Table seats: $30-$55 (children, $15-$55). Advance parking is $15-$25. For more information and tickets, call 817-665-6000 or visit www.fwsymphony.org.

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