RIVERBANK MUSIC SERIES 6:30-8:30PM
STAGECOACH PARK, 100 E. MAIN ST.
6 – 10 Boogie Woogie Babies
Get ready to jump, jive and wail with the Boogie Woogie Babies, an entertaining evening featuring swing sounds of WWII and fabulous harmonies of the Andrews Sisters. Audiences rave about Boogie Woogie Babies, which features favorite tunes from the 1940s, presented with historical trivia in a delightful, humorous & touching manner. Songs include Don’t Sit under the Apple Tree, Rum & Coca Cola, In the Mood, A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square, Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy & more!
PRESENTED BY: MIRACLE EAR
6 – 17 Lew Russ
After a decade long career as a Computer Analyst for General Motors, Lew decided to follow his dream and become a musician full time. Lew has had the opportunity to travel all over the country pursuing his dream. He has played for Vail Resorts in Vail Co.…Yacht Clubs all around the Lake Michigan Coastline…The Gulf Coast of Florida and many points in between. He now has a weekly Radio Show on 103.5 WAWL in Grand Haven and AMI Radio 1700 on Anna Maria Island in Florida. Lew plays a variety of Musical Styles from Blues, Jazz, Reggae, Country and Classic Rock.
6 – 24 Jim Shaneberger Band
Songwriter and performing musician Jim Shaneberger has been a mainstay in the Michigan music scene for 15 years and counting and the Jim Shaneberger Band brings together adept musicians with backgrounds in Blues, Rock, Gospel, and Funk for a lively stage performance.
7 – 8 Billy Mack & the Juke Joint Johnnies
"Billy Mack and the Juke Joint Johnnies don't just play music, they put on a show, and their energy level is out of control! This band has the innate ability to include the crowd in this entertainment frenzy. Whatever you do, don't miss seeing this group, and don't leave home without your dancing shoes!" --Johnny Johnson, Chelsea Summerfest
7 – 15 The Bert Jones Band
The Bert Jones Band is made up of talented and experienced West Michigan musical artists who share a mutual passion for high-quality music entertainment. Each of them has played with other bands over the years and brings a wide range of musical talents. Singer/songwriter Bert Jones humorously describes the tunes the band plays as “old country music”—not because the group members are old—but because he wants to keep that music alive!
7 – 22 Delilah DeWylde & the Lost Boys
A long time ago, at the dawn of the Atomic Age, a succession of no-good punks and ill-mannered teenagers took the best of American roots music — hard-partying honky tonk country, searing gutbucket blues and lonesome hillbilly twang — and distilled it into a potent moonshine known as rockabilly. This combustible formula, passed down through the generations, forms the heart of the revved-up stylings of Delilah DeWylde and the Lost Boys
PRESENTED BY: ADVANCED STONE & TILE
7 – 29 NoWhere Band
Nowhere Band, a Michigan Beatles celebration band, has been busy rocking audiences with Back in the USSR, Twist and Shout, Roll Over Beethoven, and crooning to them with ballads like Till There Was You, If I Fell, and This Boy since 2005. Whether you’re a baby boomer or not you’ll recognize and enjoy the music of Nowhere Band.
8 – 5 Thirsty Perch Blues Band
The Thirsty Perch Blues Band churns out the blues in its own, inimitable way.
As a result, the award-winning Grand Rapids fivesome has shared stages with the likes of Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Ana Popovic and Joanne Shaw Taylor, sparked a regional buzz with four albums released since 2009, and even earned attention overseas.
“We’re really hard to pigeonhole. We don’t want to be like anybody else,” insists singer Chris Collins, “We have a proprietary sound. It’s really about original music and getting it out there for people to hear.”
PRESENTED BY: COMMUNITY WEST CREDIT UNION
8 – 12 Stolen Horses Band
"Amplitory Excitement" Stolen Horses attracts music fans of all genres with a distinctive country sound like no other, and is influenced by outlaw country legend, Waylon Jennings, & guitarist Albert Lee, "The band's sound takes me back to a simpler time of life but their energy and lyrics are new and fresh for today's generation". (Sara Taylor: West Michigan's "Around Town" magazine)
8 – 19 Nine Mile Smile Band
Nine Mile Smile, led by vocalist Jordan Carson, is a 6-piece cover band that plays a wide-range of music styles that include: Rock, country, pop, funk and soul. Nine Mile Smile, travels throughout Michigan and the Midwest performing at weddings and corporate events. The Riverbank Music Series is the public’s only chance to see NSM perform live in 2016. Additionally, the show will feature long-time Middleville resident, Kevin Smith on keyboard.
Presented by: Chemical bank