<p>FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2014, file photo, Chaka Khan performs at the 13th annual "A Great Night in Harlem" gala concert in New York. Chaka Khan and her sister have both entered a drug rehabilitation program to battle their addiction to prescription drugs. In a statement released, Sunday, July 10, 2016, Khan said she has been battling with an addiction to he same medication that led to Prince’s death last April. (Photo by Mark Von Holden/Invision/AP, File)</p></div>
DENVER -- The Denver Botanic Gardens has announced the initial list of musical acts scheduled to perform this summer.
The 2018 Summer Concert Series takes place at the UMB Amphitheater at the Gardens' York Street facility
So far, eight shows have been scheduled, with the first occurring on Friday, June 22.
Here are the acts announced so far (more are expected at a later date):
Mary Chapin Carpenter - Friday, June 22
The Mavericks - Monday, July 9
TajMo - The Taj Mahal and Keb' Mo' Band - Monday, July 23
Melissa Etheridge - Wednesday, July 25
Chaka Khan - Friday, July 27
Guster - Sunday, July 29
Angelique Kidjo's Remain in Light and Femi Kuti & The Positive Force - Thursday, Aug. 9