Summer Sounds Kicks off June 29 with Hat Check Girl

Musical duo, Hat Check Girl: Annie Gallup and Peter Gallway, will inspire and awe the audience at opening night of the Summer Sounds concert series at Michigan Legacy Art Park on Friday, June 29 at 7 p.m. Hosted by Benzie County Visitors Bureau and Chamber of Commerce, this is the first of five concerts being held at the Art Park this summer. The concert takes place at Michigan Legacy Art Park’s amphitheatre, located on the grounds of Crystal Mountain in Thompsonville, Mich.

Tickets: $10 per adult, $8 per Art Park member, and are free for kids under 18 years old.

Summer Sounds guests can purchase concert tickets in advance on the secure online website or at the Art Park on the night of the concert. Rides to the amphitheatre will begin at 6:15 p.m. for those unable to walk the trail. Concert-goers are welcome to bring picnics, lawn chairs or blankets. Art Park folding chairs will be available to purchase or rent at the concert. Food and beverages will also be available for purchase, or pre-order a gourmet picnic for two from Crystal Mountain by calling 231-378-2000 ext. 7000. If raining, the concert will be held indoors at Crystal Mountain.

Art activities will be provided to kids during the concert.

July 6: Josh White, Jr. -Hosted by Benzie Area Historical Society and Museum

Summer Sounds 2012 is underwritten in part by Crystal Mountain Resort, Mo and Linda White, Benzie Sunrise Rotary Foundation, Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, and the National Endowment for the Arts, with the support of 9&10 News Helping Hands. For additional information call the Art Park office at 231-378-4963 or visit

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