Concerts at the Courthouse kicks off June 30

This is the 19th year for The Livingston Arts Council’s Concerts at the Courthouse, in which area musicians take center stage on Fridays throughout the summer on the courthouse lawn. The event is free; it is also family and pet-friendly, and features rock, folk and blues music.

The 2017 lineup is as follows:

June 30 — The Magic Bus, Detroit’s favorite Woodstock Tribute band returns to the courthouse to take you back to when everything was “far out” and “solid.”

July 7 — Rhythm Society Orchestra. This 19-piece big-band orchestra features award-winning vocalist Paul King.

July 14 — Rusty Wright Blues Band. From Kissimmee, Fla., Rusty Wright returns to Michigan to show why he’s a blues monster.

July 21 — Sonic Freeway. Detroit’s favorite, all-purpose party band plays rock ’n’ roll, Motown and the blues. You name it, they play it.

July 28 — Steve King and the Dittilies. Detroit’s No. 1 show band has been playing for 40 years and is still going strong.

Aug. 4 — Alan Turner and the Steel Horse Band. “If it ain’t country, it ain’t music,” and they’ll show you why.

Aug. 11 — The Accidentals, from Traverse City, is the Midwest’s premier touring band.

Aug. 18 — Air Margaritaville. Take a trip to the islands with this Concerts at the Courthouse favorite. Fins Up!

Aug. 25 — Toppermost. The 2017 Concerts at the Courthouse series closes out with Michigan’s favorite Beatles tribute band, featuring the best of the Fab 4.

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