FOR RELEASE: June 17,
Troys Summer Sensation Concert Series Returns
The Troy Summer Concert Series is
Park on Crooks Road between Big Beaver and Wattles Roads will be the backdrop for some
fabulous music on select Thursdays this summer.
Stay after work, grab a bite to eat and listen to music from 6:30-8:30
pm. Bring lawn chairs or blankets and
relax with friends as a variety of music fills the air. Food will be available from Food Trucks
starting at 5:30pm and there are plenty of picnic tables. The
series is sponsored by Beaumont Hospital.
The Concert schedule is as follows:
Mainstream Drive with General Dogs &
Living Foods to Go Food Truck
Mainstream Drive is a six
piece cover band that has been performing all over the Metro Detroit
area for more than eight years. This DYNAMIC group performs music that
will inspire you to get up and dance! Their popular or
"Mainstream" songlist ranges from Today's
Top 40 Bombshells to the Best of Motown, and even your
Classic Rock favorites. Mainstream Drive's wide variety of cover music
selections are enjoyed by ALL generations of
audiences. The band members combined have over a centuries worth of
professional experience and strive to create a festive and fun atmosphere.
July 28: The Groove Council
with General Dogs and Pita Post Food Truck
Groove Council celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. When you put
Kathleen Murrays powerful vocals over a smokin
rhythm section and layer on a 4-piece horn section, you get a delicious blend
of classic soul, blues, and R&B that makes every gig a party. The
band is a favorite at area festivals and local clubs and this April, theyll be opening for the Temptations at Andiamos in
Warren. The Groove Council was named 2011 Detroit Music
Award Outstanding R&B Artist/Group and nominated again in 2012, 2013, 2014,
& 2016. Singer Kathleen Murray has earned Detroit Music Award
nominations for Outstanding Blues/R&B Vocalist for the last 6 years.
11: Thornetta Davis
Dogs and TBD Food Truck
is a Detroit Blues, Soul and Rhythm & Blues singer who has opened for
Bonnie Raitt, Gladys Knight and Etta James. She sang backup vocals on
Bob Segers album, The Fire Inside, has worked with
Kid Rock and Alberta Adams, and has released two full-length solo albums.
In 2014, Thornetta Davis performed at the Concert of Colors
in Detroit with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. At the Detroit Music Awards, Thornetta
Davis was voted Outstanding Blues Artist in 2004 and
2006, and Outstanding Blues/R&B Vocalist in 2004, 2006, 2010, 2011 and
25: Big Will and 360 Degrees
Dogs and Pita Post Food Truck
After performing over 4,500 gigs as the
front man in one of Detroits top bands The Sun Messengers, William Elijiah decided to follow his dream and have his own
band. Big Will & the 360 Band is a
group of multi-talented, experienced musicians that match Big Wills
unparalleled stage energy and share his vision to give the audience a visual
experience while enjoying outstanding musicianship.
so excited to bring back the Troy Summer Concert Series at a new location - Boulan
Park, Community Affairs Director Cindy Stewart said. We appreciate the support of our concert
series sponsor, Beaumont Hospital, and invite everyone to come out for some
fabulous music this summer at one of Troys largest parks. The concert series
is yet another fabulous activity for people of all ages to enjoy this summer
along with great programs at our Library, Community Center, Historic Village
and Nature Center.
information, call the Community Affairs Office at 248.524.1147 or check out the
Citys website at troymi.gov
Instagram/troymichigan or Twitter/citytroymi.
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