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Michigan Legacy Art Park Announces Summer Concert Lineup
THOMPSONVILLE, MICH – Tickets are now available for the Summer Sounds concert series at Michigan Legacy Art Park.
From July 6 through August 13, the Art Park will present family-friendly, outdoor concerts every weekend. Tickets are $10 and free for kids 12 and under.
The 2018 Summer Sounds concert series—presented by Mo & Linda White—features a superb, eclectic roster of talent, including The Bergamot, Nina & The Buffalo Riders, Sally Rogers & Claudia Schmidt, Jonathan Timm, Grupo Aye, and the Nashon Holloway Band.
The forest setting of the Art Park amphitheater provides a unique concert experience, and each of the six performers is different from the next, which gives the community as well as area visitors a chance to experience something new.
Tickets and event details can be found on the Art Park website: michlegacyartpark.org/events or by calling (231) 378-4963.
The full schedule is as follows:
Friday, July 6
Returning to Summer Sounds by popular demand, this couple’s poignant songwriting and engaging performance is one definitely not to miss. Their Americana-infused indie rock promises to perfectly suit the Art Park forest setting.
Nina & The Buffalo Riders
Friday, July 13
Led by Nina’s powerhouse vocals, this buzzworthy Detroit band has a soulful classic rock sound that appeals across generations.
Sally Rogers & Claudia Schmidt
Friday, July 20
For the first time together in fifteen years, award-winning songwriters Sally Rogers and Claudia Schmidt return to Summer Sounds. These two torch-bearers of folk music have been writing, teaching and performing around the globe for over forty years.
Friday, July 27
After years refining his craft in Nashville, this Traverse City native has returned home with an alt-country sound that blends the lines between rock, country and indie music.
Saturday, August 4
Grupo Ayé is a high energy ten-piece Latin orchestra sure to please with a mixture of Cuban Timba, Salsa, Bachata, Merengué and Latin Jazz. This is sure to be a highlight of the summer at Michigan Legacy Art Park!
Nashon Holloway Band
Saturday, August 11
Returning to Summer Sounds after a highly-praised performance last year, Nashon Holloway leads her band with heartfelt songwriting, a breathtaking voice, and a few surprises along the way. This is a must-attend event for anyone who simply loves music!All shows begin at 7:00 p.m. Rides from the parking lot to the amphitheater are available beginning at 6:15 p.m. for those with limited mobility. Guests are welcome to bring picnics, camp chairs, and blankets. Art Park camp chairs will be available to rent or purchase.
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To purchase a custom picnic dinner for two delivered to you at the concert, call Crystal Mountain at (231) 378-2000 ext. 5000. If raining, the concert will be held indoors at Crystal Mountain.
Summer Sounds is presented by Mo and Linda White, and underwritten in part by these generous sponsors: Abramson Family Dentistry, Benzie County Visitors Bureau, Benzie Sunrise Rotary Foundation, Crystal Mountain, Martha Garber, The Jon Zickert Group Real Estate One, Mr Chain, Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, National Endowment for the Arts, Paul Oliver Memorial Hospital, and MI Pest.
About Michigan Legacy Art Park: Michigan Legacy Art Park is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit located on a 30-acre preserve leased by Crystal Mountain for $1 per year. Michigan Legacy Art Park features 50 outdoor sculptures that celebrate Michigan’s culture and history along nearly two miles of wooded hiking trails.