It is with great excitement that we look forward to another wonderful Summer Sounds concert series this year! It’s hard to find a better way to spend a summer night than enjoying fabulous live music in the Art Park.
Remember, kids come free to Summer Sounds, and adult tickets are only $10. It’s a great, fun, affordable option for a high quality concert experience this summer.
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Nina & the Buffalo Riders: July 5
Led by Nina Ledesma’s powerhouse vocals, this buzzworthy Detroit band returns to Summer Sounds with soulful classic rock sound that everyone can love.
After her 2018 performance was moved indoors due to weather, Nina and her band can’t wait to perform in our forest amphitheater this year. Expect phenomenal talent and energy with roots music perfectly suited for the park.
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Catch them now before they go supernova. The band’s sound is bluesy and psychedelic while Nina’s powerhouse vocals are soon to be classified one of the seven wonders of the Midwestern world.Metro Times Detroit
Last Gasp Collective: July 12
This Kalamazoo troupe blends hip-hop and jazz with R&B, soul, and classical. Live strings, winds, percussion, vocals and poetry come together for a melting pot of rich sounds and irresistible energy.
Get tickets now, as the buzz around this concert is already building.
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The Go Rounds + Charlie Millard Band: July 19
A special showcase of exceptional songwriting and high class performances!
Known for spellbinding vocals, lush textures and intricate arrangements that defy genre, The Go Rounds set the bar for Michigan indie rock. They return to Summer Sounds, this time joined by Charlie Millard Band, one of the most buzzed-about groups in Northern Michigan
Hailing from Alanson, the Charlie Millard Band has developed a unique sound, voice and thought-provoking lyrics/poetry of their own, with tones of an indie-Americana style that is reminiscent of a 70’s folk/rock, singer/songwriter.
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Channing & Quinn: July 26
Returning to the Summer Sounds stage from a praised performance in 2016, this duo delights audiences by pairing show stopping vocals with multiple instrumentation—guitar, ukulele, accordion, drums, glockenspiel, banjo, and even tap dancing. Their wide and unusual variety of talents and delightful personalities shine through in their live show, making it a fun and enjoyable concert for all ages.
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The Bootstrap Boys: August 3
The Bootstrap Boys are a four-piece Grand Rapids band with a fresh take on the classic country sound. They take their cues from that particular mix of country and gospel found in the small churches of rural Michigan, spiced with the flavor of Midwest honky tonk. There’s no shortage of thoughtful, well-crafted lyrics, twangy guitar riffs, and steady rhythms to keep your boots tappin’ and heart happy.
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The Ragbirds: August August 10
Led by dynamic, multi-instrumentalist front-woman Erin Zindle, The Ragbirds draw from worldwide sounds—from reggae, to Celtic, to blues— to create roots folk that is equally danceable, intelligent and vulnerable. They have become festival favorites with a passionate grassroots following, and hailed as “highly impressive!” by USA Today.
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