Dearborn summer concerts featured in east and west downtown areas

DEARBORN – There will be free outdoor music in Dearborn this summer, with concert series in the downtown areas of both east and west Dearborn.

The tradition begins again with the West Dearborn Downtown Development Authority’s Friday Nites in the Park in the Bryant Library’s Muirhead Plaza at 22100 Michigan Ave. The rain alternate location will be at the Henry Ford Centennial Library at 16301 Michigan Ave.

The lineup will be:

June 15 — Teen Angels, a ’50s and ’60s review

June 29 — Big Will & the 360 Band, rock to hip-hop jazz, and classic top 40

July 13 — Cancel Monday, dance, funk and jazz

July 27 — Metro Jazz Voices, jazz standards and popular favorites

Aug. 10 — Cleary Quartet, jazz

Aug. 24 — Beat Club, Beatles tribute band

For more information on the concerts, go to www.dearbornwestonline.com.

The East Dearborn Downtown Development Authority’s series starts July 11 and brings back popular jazz musicians to City Hall Park at the corner of Michigan Avenue and Schaefer on Wednesdays throughout the summer.

This year food and beer from local restaurants will be available on site at the park.

The lineup will be:

July 11 — Alexander Zonjic & Friends

July 18 — Four80East featuring Marcus Anderson

July 25 — Dave McMurray

Aug. 1 — Phil Denny & Nate Harasim

Aug. 8 — Tim Bowman

Aug. 15 — Alexander Zonjic’s All-Star Jam

For more information on the concerts, go to www.eastdowntowndearborn.com.

Concert goers are encouraged to take a chair or blanket.

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