Concerts in the Park

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Concerts in the Park

Enjoy summer nights at the gazebo in McHattie Park!

Bring a blanket or your lawn chairs and enjoy a variety of musical acts from around the area.

When: Fridays from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Where: Gazebo in McHattie Park (300 Dorothy Street)

Friday, June 10   7:00 pm
The 2016 Concert Series opens on Friday, June 10th at 7:00 p.m.   Don't miss this evening of fun with Ann Arbor duo GEMINI.
Gemini writes and plays acoustic music for children and families, celebrating the fun, warmth, and humor of family life. Their recordings and concerts are filled with rousing sing-alongs, folk tales, and music from around the world.
Friday June 17  7:00 pm
SURF ZUP is on a mission to bring back the great guitar instrumental hits from the 60's. Our music is referred to as "Surf Music". The formula is simple but powerful. Guitars, drums, catchy beats, great melodies and plenty of reverb results in songs that are familiar to many. The songs played are in their original form. SURF ZUP is purely an instrumental band. No Vocals.
Friday, June 24   7:00 pm
Join us for an evening of traditional Bluegrass and Country music with the Wayne Woods Boys.
This promises to be a great night of foot-stompin' favorites!


There will be no concert this week.
Have a safe holiday weekend!
Friday, July 8                                                   RAIN OUT
Judy Banker is a new voice on the Michigan songwriting scene. She hit the ground running with her first CD, Without You, an original collection of heartbreakingly honest songs about love and loss that blend folk, jazz, and blues wrapped up in a big country bow.

Come on out and spend a musical evening with Judy, you can bet she’ll have you stomping your feet or crying in your beer, maybe even at the same time.
Friday, July 15   7:00 pm
With songs both traditional and original, and a sound that's at once as comfortable as old jeans and as fresh as a new blade of grass, Bill Bynum & Co. is a band that's easy to love and hard to quit. The band's core of rhythm guitar, electric lead guitar or banjo, fiddle, bass and harmony vocals can lean into Country, veer toward Bluegrass, or take listeners on a unique journey through Bill's original songs. 
Bill Bynum & Co.
Friday, July 22   7:00 pm
When you hear Creole Du Nord's music you'll move a little, dance and have fun. It seems that old time music and Louisiana music bring a real element of passion to this band. It's become the mission of band leader Mark Palms to find Cajun and Zydeco tunes, waltzes and old time fiddle tunes that lift the spirit. On fiddles, accordion guitar, bass, banjo uke and percussion, they mix things up and most of it keeps uneasy company with the slicker stuff.
We know that when you see them perform live, you'll enjoy what you hear and will appreciate what they do.
Friday, July 29   7:00 pm
Summer after Summer, James Davis and Don Hails (aka Rich Eddy's Rockin' Oldies) return to South Lyon with their toe-tappin' music from the 50's & 60's with lyrics you can understand and you don't have to censor!
With their ability to play several instruments and their knowledge of state of the art musical technology, it makes this two man team sound more like a six piece band!  Check it out for yourself... and get ready to rock!
Friday, August 5   7:00 pm
Nessa is a Celtic fusion group led by multi-instrumentalist/vocalist, Kelly McDermott, known for her dazzling flute technique and beautiful, soulful voice. She is joined by co-founder/multi-instrumentalist Rob Crozier. This hard-working team re-imagines the ballads and dances of the U.K. and Europe, uniquely blending elements of classical, folk, jazz, funk and world music to create rich, complex musical hybrids. Nessa includes some of Southeastern Michigan’s hottest players. The band moves audiences with funky reels, “barn burner” jigs, and deep, soulful glimpses of old stories.
Friday, August 12   7:00 pm
San, Emily and Jacob’s concerts feature a range of traditional and contemporary folk, jazz and classical music, and Broadway show tunes and more. Their beautifully blended harmony vocals and exciting instrumental work breathe new life into this wide variety of music, and audiences thrill to their warmth, humor and ease on stage.
Friday, August 19   7:00 pm
Pete Fetters is a full time professional singer/songwriter/performer. He is based in Wyandotte Michigan and travels the Midwest, East and Southeast US performing for audiences of all ages in different genres of music. His musical career has been grounded in Blues/Rock and Americana Pete strengths are his excellent voice, great harmonica and slide guitar playing along with outstanding song writing.
Friday, August 26   7:00 pm
The Invasion is Detroit's premium British Invasion cover band. Bob, Ron, David and Donn were drawn together from a love of the music from the other side of the pond that came to us here in the 1960s. All 4 members of the band sing tight, well crafted harmonies. They have 4 true lead vocalists. Add to that expert instrumentation on era inspired gear, the best of the music of that magical decade and you have The Invasion's formula for a good time.  The Invasion
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