Free concerts slated through August

DEARBORN – The Recreation and Parks Department offers Music Under the Starts concerts in August.

Music Under the Stars is a long-standing tradition in the city, and will add another three options to the many free outdoor concerts in Dearborn this summer.

Music Under the Stars concerts began Thursday. The next concert is Aug. 9 when The Bomb Squad will entertain swimmers and park-goers at Dunworth Pool at Levagood Park at the “Funk and Dunk Concert.”

And on Aug. 30, Fifty Amp Fuse will play at the Dearborn Hills Golf Course.

All concerts are at 7:30 p.m. Lawn chairs and blankets are recommended.

Concerts will be moved to the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center in case of rain.

For more information call 313-943-2354.

More free outdoor concerts are sponsored by the West Dearborn Downtown Development Authority and the East Dearborn Downtown Development Authority.

The WDDDA hosts 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. Concerts are 6:30 to 9 p.m.

The remaining line up is:

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

The EDDDA’s Jazz on the Ave series started 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. Concerts are from 7 to 9 p.m.

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

Remaining concerts for the series are:

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