'Summer in the Park' returns to Detroit's Campus Martius Park

'Summer in the Park' returns to Detroit's Campus Martius Park

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DETROIT (WJBK) -

More than 70 musical acts are set to perform over a 10-week stretch during 'Summer in the Park' at Detroit's Campus Martius Park.

The series kicks off June 19.

"Summer in the Park 2012 features a veritable feast of free entertainment for nearly all music tastes, from Detroit Rock and Indie Rock to Blues, Jazz, Punk, Funk and Motown, with a side of Classical Music," said Bob Gregory, president of the Detroit 300 Conservancy. "Our schedule of events and entertainment is as dynamic and diverse as the people who work, live and play in the city."

Besides music, movies in the park is back by popular demand as well as 4th Fridays.

Summary of Events:

June

  • Quicken Loans Healthy Moves (Monday-Friday, beginning June 18)
  • Greektown Casino Mid-Day Music Series (Tuesday-Friday, Noon-2 PM, beginning June 19)
  • Huntington Bank Sunset in the City Thursdays, After-Work Series featuring Detroit Music Awards JamFest! Kickoff (Thursday, 5:30-8:30 PM, June 21) Presented By Strategic Staffing Solutions, Quicken Loans, and Galaxe Solutions.
  • Quicken Loans 4th Fridays Day-Long Festival, Detroit Music Awards JamFest! Featuring jessica Care moore & Black Women Rock (Noon-11:30 PM, June 22) Presented By Meridian Health Plan.


July (No programming July 2-6)

  • Quicken Loans Healthy Moves (Monday-Friday)
  • Greektown Casino Mid-Day Music Series (Tuesday-Friday, Noon-2 PM)
  • Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the People Mover (Tuesday, July 31, Noon-2 PM) with a special Greektown Casino Mid-Day Music Series, featuring activities and special musical performances.
  • Huntington Bank Sunset in the City Thursdays, After-Work Series (Thursday, 5:30-8:30 PM, July 12, July 19 and July 26) Presented By Strategic Staffing Solutions, Quicken Loans, and Galaxe Solutions.
  • Movie Night in the D, Free Films in the Park featuring "Midnight in Paris" (dusk, July 20) Presented by good people popcorn & Guernsey Farms Dairy.
  • Quicken Loans 4th Fridays Day-Long Festival featuring Saves the Day (Noon-11:30 PM, July 27) Presented By Marketing Associates


August

  • Quicken Loans Healthy Moves (Monday-Friday)
  • Greektown Casino Mid-Day Music Series (Tuesday-Friday, Noon-2 PM)
  • Huntington Bank Sunset in the City Thursdays, After-Work Series (Thursday, 5:30-8:30 PM, Aug. 2) Presented By Strategic Staffing Solutions, Quicken Loans, and Galaxe Solutions.
  • Movie Night in the D, Free Films in the Park featuring "Harry Potter and Deathly Hallows" (dusk, Aug. 3), "The Muppets" (dusk, Aug. 10), and "Moneyball" (dusk, Aug. 17) Presented by good people popcorn & Guernsey Farms Dairy.
  • Quicken Loans 4th Fridays Day-Long Festival featuring The Pleasure Seekers/Cradle and Amy Gore & Her Valentines (Noon-11:30 PM, Aug. 24)


Learn more online by logging on to www.campusmartiuspark.org.

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