2023 Summer Sounds

2024 Summer Sounds

Bring family and friends for a wonderful night of entertainment at an Art Park concert this summer. Fresh air, relaxed atmosphere and world-class performances—it’s the perfect summer evening.

Tickets purchased online are $15. Tickets at the Door are $20 for adults.

For more information, contact Lindsay Greer at [email protected]. Please see the dates and artist bios below:

June 28, 7pm – Marion Hayden and Legacy – jazz quintet


The Summer Sounds Concert featuring Marion Hayden & Legacy will now be taking place in the Hudson room in the Crystal Center at Crystal Mountain. Plenty of parking available to the right of the Center.

Signs will be posted near the Crystal Mountain entrance to direct attendees to the correct venue.

Online Tickets $15

July 12 7pm – Youngman and Oldmen – local bluegrass/roots

Online Tickets $15

July 19, 7pm – The Shouting Bones – indie rock from Petoskey

Online Tickets $15

July 26, 7pm – Trillium Groove – slow groove, all women’s group from TC

Online Tickets $15

Marion Hayden and Legacy

Marion Hayden is an advocate for the preservation of culture and artistic legacy. Her ensemble- Legacy, performs original works,rooted in Black American music traditions, with special emphasis on narrative compositions exploring themes of social justice, community restoration and healing. Hayden is co-founder of the Grammy-nominated, woman-led ensemble- Straight Ahead. Her recordings include Visions and Detroit- Jazz City on Blue Note Records.

Youngman and Oldmen

Fixtures on the Michigan music scene for the past 50 years, Frank Youngman and Mark Schrock (aka Oldmen) bring a repertoire of Americana folk tunes, vintage jazz, ‘ancient’ country music, and singalongs—wrapped up in a story and a smile. They’ll be joined by longtime Jive At Five bandmate Tom T. Ball on bass.

The Shouting Bones

Enjoy a delightful performance in the Art Park’s unique forest amphitheater from indie-rock couple The Shouting Bones, with Eric and Holly Jaqua. They describe themselves and their most recent album as an “acoustic spaghetti Western romance.” Their 13-track debut album, “I’m Gonna Be the One Who Holds You While You Die,” is full of songs about love, but also heartache. The duo also described the album as a “sort of indie-rock mutt.”

Trillium Groove

Native to Northern Michigan, Trillium Groove is a female-forward trio that plays all the classics you know and love, as well as their own original music. From jazz, to soft rock, to indie pop and more, they are sure to have something for everyone. Ruby (keys), SkyeLea (guitar and ukulele), and Keagan (percussion) blend their own unique styles to create a groove that is their own in three-part harmony.

Become a Sponsor

Special Thanks to Summer Sounds Sponsors

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Crystal Mountain · Duperron Designs

Become a Sponsor

By helping to underwrite the series, all revenue from ticket sales will directly benefit Michigan Legacy Art Park.

Your participation will be welcome at any time, but to ensure all your sponsorship benefits, please respond by April 15.

Become a Sponsor


  • Logo banner at Art Park amphitheater for events
  • Prominent Headliner presentation in all promotional materials
  • Reserved table (seats 6) at every concert in series
  • Podium recognition and invitation to address guests


  • Logo included in all promotional materials
  • Podium recognition
  • 6 tickets to every concert—including an upgrade to a reserved table (seats 6) at 2 concerts of your choice


  • Logo included in promotional materials
  • Reserved table (seats 6) at 1 concert of choice
  • 4 tickets to every concert in series


  • Business or donor name included in all materials
  • 2 tickets to each concert in series


  • Business or donor name included in all materials
  • 4 tickets to use at concert(s) of your choice

The Sweet Water Warblers

About the Art Park Amphitheater

Each week at Summer Sounds, the space itself nearly steals the show. The beauty of the forest setting makes this experience more than just an outdoor concert. It sets the stage for memories that last a lifetime.

The amphitheater was originally built in 1995 (rebuilt in 2014) and dedicated in memory of Jessie Frohlich. Designed by architect Bob Holdeman with the help of an acoustic engineer, it is created for the premium experience for both listener and performer.

Terry Barber

Terry Barber | Photo: John Bullington

The Sweet Water Warblers

The Sweet Water Warblers

The Accidentals

The Accidentals



Vox Vidorra

Vox Vidorra

Joshua Davis at Michigan Legacy Art Park

Joshua Davis | Photo by David McGowan

Rachael and Dominic Davis

Rachael & Dominic Davis | Photo: John Bullington

The Bergamot

The Bergamot | Photo: John Bullington

Channing and Quinn perform at Michigan Legacy Art Park

Photo by David McGowan

Nashon Holloway Band

Nashon Holloway Band