Shout Sister Shout Closes Out Summer Sounds Concert Series

Shout Sister ShoutMichigan Legacy Art Park welcomes members of Steppin' In It with singer/songwriter Rachael Davis.

Performing jazz music of the 1930s and 40s, Shout Sister Shout will enthrall concert-goers on Friday, August 5 at Michigan Legacy Art Park in Thompsonville. The 7:00 p.m. concert is the final performance of the Art Park’s 2011 Summer Sounds concert series and is being hosted by Grow Benzie. Tickets are $10 per adult, $8 per Art Park member, and free for kids 17 years and younger. The concert takes place at Michigan Legacy Art Park’s open air amphitheater, located within the park’s 30-acre preserve on the grounds of Crystal Mountain Resort & Spa.

Described by the Detroit Metro Times as, "a tribute to the smoky, sophisticated sound of the 1930s and 40s jazz, with plenty of influence from Cole Porter, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Nat King Cole Trio, and Sarah Vaughan," Shout Sister Shout is comprised of members of the popular Lansing-based quartet Steppin’ In It along with singer/songwriter Rachael Davis. The quintet began performing together in the summer of 2006 and released their first album in the spring of 2009. This summer, the group is performing at numerous music festivals, including the Buttermilk Jamboree in Delton, Michigan. Learn more about Shout Sister Shout by visiting their website: shoutsistershoutmusic.com.
 
Summer Sounds guests can purchase Shout Sister Shout tickets in advance 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. Some seating is provided but concert-goers are welcome to bring lawn chairs and blankets. Food and beverages will be available for purchase at the concert, or preorder a gourmet picnic dinner for two from Crystal Mountain by calling 231-378-2000 ext. 7000. If raining, the concert will be held indoors at Crystal Mountain.

Driving Directions to Michigan Legacy Art Park

NEW THIS YEAR:
Get Comfortable in an Art Park Captain’s Chair: Folding captain chairs with the Art Park logo will be available to purchase or rent at each Summer Sounds concert. Captain chairs are also available for purchase online: Art Park Captain Chairs.

Concert-goers Spa Special: Take $20 off a 50-minute facial, massage, or body treatment of your choice before any concert. Call 231-378-2000 ext. 7200 to schedule.

View the complete Summer Sounds 2011 lineup

Summer Sounds 2011 is underwritten in part by Crystal Mountain Resort & SpaMichigan Council for Arts and Cultural AffairsNorthSky Nonprofit NetworkPickle Print & Marketing, and 9&10 News Helping Hands.

 

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