July 27th, 2022
Invite your friends and family to the greatest outdoor event of the year! We gathered musicians from all over metro Detroit to perform in distinctive corners of Michigan Ave. from 6-8PM.
For more detailed information about each performer or band, visit the Events page, where you will also find a map of each stage location.
You can’t miss out!
Performers: Noah IMUA
Location: Ottava Via
Telling stories from the heart, Noah’s music is authentic and powerful. Blending his folk rock / jam band influence with the inde rock he grew up on, the songs are inspired and the instrumentation is intiricate and nuanced. Based out of Toledo, OH, Noah plays with a rotating cast of musical characters that comprise his Trios and Bands. Noah I MUA’s debut 17-track album The Road Ahead was released on 10/23/20, and received airplay on 100.7 The Zone as well as internet outlets such as Rebel Gaming Radio, Eagle’s Nest Radio, and a live performance on Bigfoot Studios’ Livestream.
Location: Gaelic League
Dude is a power pop/rock band from Detroit. The band leader, bassist, singer and songwriter, Tony Muggs, has been in the Detroit music scene since the early 1990’s and his dudes are outstanding musicians in their own right. Dude loves harmonies, guitarmonies and performing catchy original songs that will make you want to hum them all week long.
Performers: Memphis Hawk
Location: Motor City Wine
The music of Memphis Hawk is by and far a product of years digesting U2, INXS, Leonard Cohen, Bjork, Leo Tolstoy, Jesus, Mark Danielewski, Chris Isaak, Sarah McLaughlan, Joshua Tillman, Brandi Carlile, Don DeLillo, and Daniel Lanois, then spitting out the product of these sources when mixed, merged, and agitated.
Location: Bobcat Bonnie’s
Percussionist and whistle player Grace Chung began her percussion training on the tabla. She began playing piano at age five and still does piano accompaniment. Besides her husband and family, one of her great loves has been musical theater.
V. Cieri has been playing violin since age seven and started fiddling and busking on the streets of Kalamazoo ten years ago. Since then V. has been lucky enough to play in a few bands and continue learning new tunes.
Allan McMillan plays guitars in various tunings for Black Murray. He formed Black Murray for the 2017 Michigan Renaissance Festival season after playing with another Irish/Renaissance Festival band for seven years.
Performers: The Whoremones
Location: Brooklyn Street Local
Female-fronted Ramones tribute act. Winners of Punk rock night Indianapolis and Detroit music Awards best tribute act.
Performers: Jenny Molina
Location: Cork & Gable
Hello! My name is Jenny Molina and I’m a Detroit-based vocalist currently performing with 3 different bands. My music styles range from pop to Latin to country to rock!
Performers: Royal Oak Blues Band
Location: 2000 Brooklyn
The Royal Oak Blues Band plays blues-based songs in a variety of styles, touching on jazz, country, R & B, and rock.
Performers: Ralph Koziarski
Ralph has been a professional woodwind musician since 1975 performing with numerous jazz, rock, and blues groups. In 1985 he was voted “Talent Deserving Wider Recognition” by The Metro Times Music Awards. He has also been a licensed and certified massage therapist since 1982, being voted ‘”The Best of Detroit” four times by The Metro Times.
Performers: Nick Fügedi
Nick Fügedi is a Michigan based singer-songwriter who is quickly gaining a reputation for writing simple, honest songs full of emotion. He started his musical journey early on playing trumpet in elementary school but after discovering the guitar, his interests quickly changed. In high school he began playing at local clubs and bars; which continued through college at Western Michigan University. In 2006, his original song “This old Town,” was chosen to be featured in the independent film, “Kalamazoo?”
TommyPAPI is a 23-year old Afro-Latino artist living in Detroit, and, for the past 4 years, he has been writing songs from hip-hop to RnB to alternative. Tommy began recording music in 2019 in pursuit of his passion for music and started sharing it with the world.
When asked about his inspiration, Tommy said: “It’s been my dream since I was 12 to be on stage in front of thousands of fans and they sing every word to one of my songs. My goal is to have my music relate to someone during a tough time in their life, and the song brings them solace. A feeling that they’re not alone.”
Performers: Caravan Gypsy
CaravanGypsy group led by guitarist Vlad Tovbin is known for its dizzying tempos, passionate and audience engaging performances! The group performs regularly and always gathers enthusiastic feedback and following.
Performers: The New Brigade
The New Brigade is the latest Irish musical creation from Connor and Brendan O’Donohue.
These brothers have been playing Irish music together for over 5 years and have performed on stages big and small all across the state of Michigan.
They play an energetic traditional Irish set. Their vibrant vocals accompanied with a mix of Violin, Guitar, Accordion, Bodrahn, and Mandolin keep the crowds clapping, dancing, and singing along.