Onekama’s Monday Night Concerts in the Park announced

Onekama's Monday Night Concerts in the Park series will begin on June 26 and continue through Aug. 14. (News Advocate file photo)

Onekama’s Monday Night Concerts in the Park series will begin on June 26 and continue through Aug. 14. (News Advocate file photo)

ONEKAMA — The concert committee of the Portage Lake Association has announced its Summer 2017 lineup for the popular Monday Night Concerts in the Park.

For many years these concerts have featured a wide range of music from local favorite performers to rising stars on the Michigan music scene. This family-friendly series will begin on June 26 and continue through Aug. 14.

All concerts begin at 7 p.m. in the Onekama Village Park on M-22. There is no charge to attend, but donations are welcome and encouraged. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets, picnic baskets, children, etc.

This summer’s schedule will feature:

June 26: Blue Water Ramblers — Toe-tapping traditional tunes from finest local folk

July 3: Shrock Brothers Band, featuring Peter Madcat Ruth — Blues/jazz quartet, featuring Grammy-winner on harmonica

July 10: Rough and Tumble — Americana-folk duo for the faint of heart/strong of will

July 17: Gratitude Steel Band — Jamaican Steel drum band plays reggae, calypso, Motown

July 24: Awesome Distraction — Acoustic sound with beautifully blended voices

July 31: Benzie Playboys — The best in authentic Cajun music that will have one clapping and dancing in the grass

Aug. 7: Jim Hawley’s 70’s Show — Pure rock & roll from a rocker whose voice stirs the soul

Aug. 14: Scottville Clown Band — Millions of smiles and great music from the famous Clown Band

For more information on each band, visit www.onekama.info or the “1, – Onekama, Michigan” Facebook page.

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