Swallow Hill Music announces the return of the Shady Grove Picnic Series to Four Mile Historic Park

Hal Aqua and The Lost Tribe
Hal Aqua and The Lost Tribe will kick off the 2021 Shady Grove Picnic Series on June 3 at Four Mile Historic Park. The concert will mark the return of live music from Swallow Hill performed in front of live audiences. Photo courtesy Hal Aqua.

Swallow Hill Music is excited to announce the return of its Shady Grove Picnic Series to Four Mile Historic Park on select Thursday evenings this summer.

Hal Aqua & The Lost Tribe kicks off the eagerly awaited return of live music to Four Mile on June 3. From there, Thursday evenings will be filled with music from favorites like Dakota Blonde, Possessed By Paul James, Clay Kirkland, and more.

Swallow Hill Music’s Shady Grove Picnic Series is presented in partnership with Four Mile Historic Park and 105.5 The Colorado Sound.

We will follow local, state, and national health directives to ensure a safe environment for concert attendees, performers, and event staff. In the meantime, we want people to look forward to the summer, so plan on packing a picnic dinner and settling into the Colorado summer to once more enjoy live music from Swallow Hill.

Last year’s Shady Grove Picnic series did not take place due to COVID-19 restrictions.

This year the concerts take place on Thursday evenings, June 3-August 26, at 6:30 p.m. Unless noted otherwise, tickets are $15 for Swallow Hill Music and Four Mile Historic Park members, $20 for nonmembers, $10 for children ages 3-12,and children ages 2 and under are free.

The return of live music to Four Mile Historic Park is a long time coming, thank you for supporting live music in Denver and Colorado with Swallow Hill!

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Swallow Hill Music’s Shady Grove Picnic Series at Four Mile Historic Park

Doors at 5:30, music 6:30 subject to change pending social distancing precautions
Jun 10 – Dakota Blonde
Jul 15 – Harry Tuft

Shady Grove Summer Concert Series FAQs

We will follow local, state, and national health directives to ensure a safe environment for concert attendees, performers, and event staff. In the meantime, we want people to look forward to the summer so plan on packing a picnic dinner and settling into the Colorado summer to once more enjoy live music from Swallow Hill.

  • What time do the concerts start?

Doors open at 5:30 pm. Music starts at 6:30.

  • How can I buy tickets?

We recommend buying your tickets in advance, online at https://swallowhillmusic.eventbrite.com. We will also have tickets available at the door.

  • Are there tickets available to members?

Yes. There is a $5 discount to members of both Swallow Hill Music and Four Mile Historic Park. When purchasing tickets, please enter your promo code to unlock these discounted tickets.

  • Are the concerts outside?

Yes. Four Mile Historic Park’s Shady Grove is a General Admission lawn, with plenty of room to spread your picnic blanket!

  • What if it rains?

It is a rain or shine venue, and the show will go on unless there is a threat to anyone’s safety. Feel free to bring an umbrella just in case!

  • Can I bring my own food?

Yes!

  • Can I bring my own alcohol?

Yes! As long as it is in an aluminum or plastic container–glass containers are not permitted in the park.Non-alcoholic drinks, including water, are for sale in the Gift Shop!

  • Can I bring my dog?

Only ADA-defined service dogs are permitted at Four Mile Historic Park. All other pets and animals are prohibited in order to preserve and protect the ecosystem and resident animals of the Park.

  • Can I bring a chair?

Yes. Bring a chair or blanket!

  • Is Four Mile Historic Park handicap accessible?

Yes, though the terrain of the Park is rugged and may require heavy-duty wheelchairs or strollers for easier mobility. Please call us in advance at 303-777-1003 so we can accommodate your needs to the best of our abilities. For more information about the facility, please click here.

  • Are there restrooms available?

Rest rooms are located in the Grant Family Education Center and Gate House at Four Mile Historic Park. All of these locations are wheelchair accessible. Rest rooms within the Grant Family Education Center have baby changing stations.