Rochester Music In The Park

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The Rochester Kiwanas host the free summer “Music in the Park” series at the Bebout Band Shelter in Rochester’s Municipal Park

The concerts take place from 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. each Thursday through July 26. Concerts go on light rain or shine and are canceled in the event of a thunderstorm.

The audience, which averages about 600 people per show, sets up blankets or lawn chairs on the hill around the stage. Some bring picnic baskets filled with dinner, non-alcoholic beverages and snacks, while others opt to purchase refreshments and concessions on-site — pizza, popcorn, ice cream and soft drinks.

Aside from music and food, During the intermission at each show, gift packages — featuring gift certificates and products from local businesses — will be raffled off, with proceeds going toward future concert series. The concert series, which cost the Kiwanis Club about $8,000 per year to put on.

Municipal Park is located behind City Hall 400 Sixth St. Rochester, Michigan 48307

Rochester Music In The Park 2019 lineup

  • Thursday, June 13 – Midwest Dueling pianos (piano/vocalist)
  • Thursday, June 20 – Sheila Landis (Jazz/Blues)
  • Thursday, June 27 – Hackwells (Americana/Folk/Country)
  • Thursday, July 4 – Russ Miller (Jazz/Orchestra)
  • Thursday, July 12 – Surf Zup (guitar surf music)
  • Thursday, July 19 – (Motown vocalist performing on the Voice)
  • Thursday, July 26 – Rochester Symphony Orchestra

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