The forecast looks good, so the concert is on!
The Lansing City Market is excited to announce the return of our summer concerts on the riverfront. The Grand Concert Series is comprised of Jazz on the Grand on select Wednesdays this summer, with Blues on the Grand following on Thursday. The City Market and LEPFA have been working with local organizations, including the MSU College of Music, T. Rose Inc, and MICA, to give back to the community and provide more entertainment options for Greater Lansing residents. The event’s free admission is due to generous sponsorship by LAFCU, WKAR, Dominos Pizza, Emergent Biosolutions, Wolverine Development, and Gordon Food Service.
Bring a camping chair, but leave the food at home, because you can grab a drink and a burger at the Waterfront Bar & Grill, barbecue from Red's Smokehouse, or coffee and a sweet treat from River Town Cafe. All merchants will be open throughout the event, including Iggy's In Convenience, LS Jewelry Designs and Florals, L and J Sales, Burdis Farms, and Capital Loop Gifts.
The schedule of performers is as follows:
June 15th - MSU Professors of Jazz, MSU Big Band Symposium Octet I & II (partnering with Lansing Parks & Recreation's Concerts in the Park)
July 27th - Medium Rare, East Lansing High School Jazz Band
August 24th - Orrick Ewing, Lansing Community College Jazz Band
Sept. 14th - Phil Denny (and friends), Lansing School District Choral Ensemble
June 16th - Twyla Birdsong (and band), Everett High School Jazz Band
July 28th - Thornetta Davis, DeWitt Jr High Jazz Band
August 25th - David Gerald, MSU Community Music School
Sept. 15th - Frog & the Beeftones