Join the fun this summer on Sundays in beautiful Burns Park (at the corner of Wells and Baldwin Ave. on the lawn of the park shelter) for free, live performances at 3 p.m. Rain location is in the Ann Arbor Senior Center. Concert in the Parks is managed by Parks and Recreation Services out of the Ann Arbor Senior Center office. Visit our website a2gov.org/ParkConcerts
GEMINI (GEMILY), JULY 29
Join San, Laz and San’s daughter Emily Slomovits for our first concert of the summer; a Burns Park tradition! Gemily (Gemini + Emily) concerts feature acoustic folk and world music for children and families, celebrating the fun, warmth and humor of family life!
MATT WATROBA, AUG. 5
Matt blends (pictured) his charismatic stage presence and mellifluous voice while enlightening his audience with tidbits of American folk music evolution. Matt believes the simple act of regularly gathering groups of singers — of all levels — to share songs, has a powerful effect, which you are sure to experience during this special concert; come prepared to sing!
GUY LOUIS, AUG. 12
Guy sings songs from Africa, India, Europe and America’s past and present, and performs on instruments authentic to each culture. In addition to learning about the music of other places and times, you’ll also get a chance to sing along on classics like “Yellow Submarine” and “I’m a Believer.”
MUSTARD’S RETREAT TRIO, TOGETHER AGAIN! AUG 26
David Tamulevich and Michael Hough are Ann Arbor folk scene staples known since the late 1970’s as Mustard’s Retreat. They have rejoined with one-time third member Libby Glover. Their songs, range from humorous to peaceful, and their beautiful vocal harmonies and engaging instrumental work, make this a perfect season ending you will not want to miss!