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Experience energetic, fun, free Friday night concerts in Downtown Farmington. Everyone will have a blast from early June through August, listening to a select collection of talent from Rock, Country, Americana, Rockabilly and Blues.  Averaging crowds of about 500 each night, it's the perfect way to spend a summer evening.  Chairs, blankets and dancing shoes suggested!

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2019 Line-up

June 7 Surf Zup
Rock Instrumental Guitar
Sponsored by: Farmington Farmers and Artisans Market
SURF ZUP Beach Band Image

So Hot You Will Need Sunscreen. Their mission is to bring back the great guitar instrumental hits from the Sixties generally referred to as Surf Music. Leader Jack DeFranco, a member of the iconic band The Ventures, makes sure they present it true to form and with an energy that creates an instant beach party whenever they perform.
Website: Surf Zup
Join us at 7pm for an opening performance by Alison Albrecht.

June 14 The Right Now
Pop Soul Originals and covers
Sponsored by: SMART
THE RIGHT NOW 7 PERFORMERS

Insanely Infections. Straight from Memphis by way of Chicago this crew marches to the beat of Motown, has the soul of Stax and plays the game like Chess and Checker.  Stef Berec's vocal prowess light's the fuse on this explosive horn driven pop soul act.

Website: The Right Now

Join us at 7pm for an opening performance by Jimi K.

June 21 The Shawn Riley Band
Variety Covers

Sponsored by: X1 Realty
The Shawn Riley Band

 

Yesterday's Top 40. In addition to classic rock, there is a collection of Irish & Celtic songs both new and old, a bit of country, a bit of blues, and a whole lot of energy and fun. Their diverse set-list and sense of humor is what keeps you wanting more.

Website: The Shawn Riley Band | ReverbNation

Join us at 7pm for an opening performance by Adam Liebman.
https://www.facebook.com/adam.liebman1/timeline?lst=1444209246:100001824813088:1560269353

June 28 Dig A Phony
Beatles Cover
Sponsored by: LMR & Associates, PLLC
DigAPhonyPromoPic Live Beatles Music, No Wigs.

Live Beatles Music. No Wigs. Michigan’s finest sounding seven piece Beatles tribute band plays the entire scope of their fab catalogue with passion and devotion. All they need is a little help from their friends so lend them your ears and they’ll sing you a song. They are simply the Best Beatles Band. Period.

Website: http://www.digaphony.com/favicon.ico

Join us at 7pm for an opening performance by Cool Breeze.

 

July 5 Major Dudes
Steely Dan and originals

Weekly Sponsor: Encore Impressions
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Do It Again and Again. This extraordinary six piece Steely Dan tribute band delivers impeccable renditions of chart topping hits and choice deep cuts that fans of the Grammy winning legends will love to hear. Their tight arrangements, sizzling solos, and strong vocals capture the challenging melodies and harmonies of Steely Dan's classic music. They go beyond mere tribute by adding depth to the show with a few outstanding original tunes.

Website: Major Dudes

July 12 Motown Eagles
Eagles Tribute
Sponsored by: Farmington Insurance
Motown Eagles Band Photo

 

Sing like Songbirds. If you know anything about Eagles music, it's all about the vocals… and the guitars… and the arrangements… and the repertoire.  Well this band has it ALL. 

Website: http://www.motowneagles.com/favicon.ico

Join us at 7pm for an opening performance by Alison Buckman.
https://www.facebook.com/AlisonBuckmanMusic/

July 19 Skye Island Band
Weekly Sponsor: Go2Guy Productions

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Smooth Jazz, Gritty Soul.  A relaxed, positive and energetic vibe created is by six masterful musicians with their heads in jazz and their hearts in soul.  Whether playing Stevie Wonder, George Benson, Herbie Hancock or their own compositions, they do it with feeling. 

Website: www.skyeisland.com

Join us at 7pm for an opening performance by Tom Birchler.
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July 26 Billy Mack and the Juke Joint Johnnies
Rockabilly originals and covers

Weekly Sponsor: Edward Jones Benjamin E. Hogg
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Go Cat Go! Since forming in 2003 they have recorded four critically acclaimed CDs. Billy Mack’s dynamic vocal ability and crowd inspiring performance is fueled by some of Southeast Michigan’s finest musicians and guarantees a night filled with boppin’, rockin’, two-steppin’, swing dancin’ and outrageous fun.

Website: Billy Mack Music

Join us at 7pm for an opening performance by Sophia Dove. 
 https://www.facebook.com/sophiadovemusic/

August 2 Randy Brock Group
Blues rock and originals

Weekly Sponsor: Mutual Property Management

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Rockin' the Blues. Randy's inspiration Stevie Ray Vaughn is alive in his guitar work.  His voice is all his own.  His band lays down the perfect support behind the songs, be they Stevie's, Eric Clapton's or their own.  You will be moved. 

Website: http://therandybrockgroup.com/favicon.ico

Join us at 7pm for an opening performance by Adam Liebman.
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August 9 Wayback Marchine
Classic Pop rock

Weekly Sponsor: Tom Holzer Ford
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And the Beat Goes On.  They will take you way back to The Summer of Love, The British Invasion, Motown as well as other stops into the 70s and 80s.  Never one to back down from a challenging vocal or harmony they always hit the groove with feeling and find the fun. 

Website: Wayback Machine

Join us at 7pm for an opening performance by Shannon Lee.
https://www.reverbnation.com/shannonleeacoustic?fbclid=IwAR0339GK7kD_0oV91ST_SCJswy2q_PdIbUDANkvgncHqj7N0P2JOdXm16uQ

August 16 The Shy
Rock originals and covers

Weekly Sponsor: Thayer-Rock Funeral Home
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Acoustic Rock with a Driving Motor City Beat. Cover tunes by R.E.M., The Beatles, The Smiths, Creedence Clearwater Revival as well as their strong original songs are all performed with refreshing energy and enthusiasm. Website: The Shy Detroit

Join us at 7pm for an opening performance by Sarah & Sam Conway.
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August 23 Chirp
Jazzy originals and covers

Weekly Sponsor: ITC Holdings
Chirp Band Photo

 

An Everest of Energy.  This four piece is most known for their progressive rock/funk and jazz-fusion, but continue to keep their sound fresh by hopping genres with a blend of originals and covers.  Inventive guitar solos sail atop a funky wave of groovy goodness. 

Website: www.chirpband.com

 Join us at 7pm for an opening performance by Jason Longuski.
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