Frampton’s Guitar Circus in Concert – Frederik Meijer Gardens – Grand Rapids
About the Summer Concert Series:
The annual Summer Concert Series runs June through August at Frederik Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids, MI, and features beautiful terraced lawn seating, food and beverage concessions, and major artists like the Bonnie Raitt, Huey Lewis & the News and Lyle Lovett.
More information is available at meijergardens.org
Here is the full schedule:
Frampton’s Guitar Circus
June 17, 2013
British rock musician, Peter Frampton is a Grammy-winning guitarist, singer, producer and songwriter. He remains one of the most celebrated artists and guitarists in rock history.
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis
June 20, 2013
Wynton Marsalis is an internationally acclaimed musician, composer and educator. He is the world’s first jazz artist to perform and compose across the full jazz spectrum.
Los Lobos & Los Lonely Boys
June 21, 2013
Starting as a small rock band out of East Los Angeles in the 1970s, Los Lobos hit their stride when they started experimenting with sounds from their Mexican heritage using rock, blues, jazz.
June 24, 2013
Unique and eclectic, this 12-piece band draws inspiration from all genres of music–mixing classical, jazz, and old-fashioned pop to create a sound that is entirely their own.
June 27, 2013
A songwriter whose music splits the difference between pop/rock and folksy American, Brandi Carlile is known for her 2007 song, “The Story.”
July 3, 2013
Thirteen years and counting, Umphrey’s McGee was formed while at the University of Notre Dame and built their reputation based on marathon concerts that mix original, technically demanding tunes with complex epics and playful covers.
July 5, 2013
Montgomery Gentry is an American country music duo composed of vocalists Eddie Montgomery and Troy Gentry, known for its Southern rock influences.
David Byrne & St. Vincent
July 7, 2013
David Byrne was a founding member and principal songwriter of the American New Wave band Talking Heads, best known for their Top 10 hit, “Burning Down the House.”
Old Crow Medicine Show
July 11, 2013
Old Crow Medicine Show has been described by Rolling Stone Magazine as, “The twentysomethings that marry old-time string music and punk swagger.”
Michael Franti & Spearhead
July 15, 2013
Michael Franti & Spearhead blends hip hop with a variety of other styles including funk, reggae, jazz, folk and rock.
Harry Connick, Jr.
July 17, 2013
With three Grammy awards, two Emmys, two Tony nominations, induction into the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame and more than 28 million albums sold, Harry Connick, Jr. has made a lasting impression on the entertainment industry over the last three decades.
Steve Miller Band
July 18, 2013
Producing number one hits like “The Joker,” “Fly Like an Eagle,” “Rock’N Me” and “Abracadabra,” the Steve Miller Band is considered a classic rock legend.
Grace Potter and the Nocturnals
July 21, 2013
A rock band with six albums under its belt, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals are like a modern-day version of Tina Turner fronting the Rolling Stones.
July 25, 2013
Chris Isaak has been nominated for two Grammy awards, released nine albums, 12 singles and acted in several films and TV shows.
Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers featuring Edie Brickell
July 29, 2013
Together, Steve Martin and Edie Brickell’s rootsy compositions are a combination of Martin’s inventive five-string banjo work with Brickell’s distinctive vocals and vivid, detail-rich lyrics.
The Beach Boys
August 1, 2013
Debuting more than 50 years ago, The Beach Boys are one of the most iconic American rock ‘n roll bands of all time with hits like, “Surfin’,” “Good Vibrations,” and “Kokomo.”
John Butler Trio
August 2, 2013
John Butler, Byron Luiters and Nicky Bomba compose the Australian jam band, John Butler Trio.
August 3, 2013
Formed in 2002, this New York-based quartet consists of Chris Bear, Ed Droste, Daniel Rossen and Chris Taylor.
Garrison Keillor’s A Prairie Home Companion Radio Romance Tour 2013
August 5, 2013
A Prairie Home Companion’s Radio Romance Tour 2013 hits the road this summer, starring host and writer Garrison Keillor.
August 8, 2013
Randy Newman has also earned five Grammy awards and two Emmy awards and will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April 2013.
August 11, 2013
Owl City began in Adam Young’s parent’s basement and erupted with the quadruple-platinum hit “Fireflies” as well as “Good Time,” a collaboration with Carly Rae Jepsen.
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy
August 15, 2013
Hailing from Southern California, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy boasts a modern swing vibe and big band sounds.
August 21, 2013
This former Doobie Brother and five-time Grammy winner is known for his soulful baritone singing style.
Lyle Lovett and his Large Band
August 24, 2013
Lovett’s Grammy award-winning music is beyond country and his diverse collection of songs mixes gospel, blues, confessional rock, swing and Americana to weave stories with a rare literary talent.
September 5, 2013
This rock-folk duo took off in 1989 and their latest album Beauty Queen Sister was released in 2011 and contains richly textured storytelling with moody ruminations on modern-world worries.