Lineup set for summer concerts

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Courtesy Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park released the lineup for its 2022 Fifth Third Bank Summer Concerts.

Over 30 artists will perform at 33 concerts from June to September at the Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater, at 1000 E. Beltline Ave. NE in Grand Rapids.

To ensure everyone can attend, Meijer Gardens started a new initiative called Concerts for the Community. It provides concert tickets, food and transportation to guests who might not have the opportunity to attend a summer concert for financial reasons.

The program is sponsored by The Steve & Amy Van Andel Foundation in partnership with the Kent District Library.

“Concerts at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park are a favorite summer activity for our family,” Amy Van Andel said. “We are thrilled to be a part of the Concerts for the Community program and excited to help others make memories and experience the joy an evening of outdoor live music can bring.”

Concertgoers can carry picnic baskets with food, coolers and bags; however, they will be subject to security searches. The Eileen DeVries Concessions Center also will be open at Meijer Gardens.

“We are deeply grateful to Steve and Amy Van Andel, Fifth Third Bank, Harvey Lexus of Grand Rapids, Spectrum Health and all our sponsors for helping make this series possible and allowing us to welcome more people to experience live music at Meijer Gardens,” said David Hooker, president and CEO of Meijer Gardens.

2022 Fifth Third Bank Summer Concerts lineup

  • Marc Cohn + Blind Boys of Alabama, June 12
  • Amos Lee with Neal Francis, June 17
  • Fitz & The Tantrums + St. Paul & The Broken Bones, June 19
  • An Acoustic Evening with Trey Anastasio, June 20
  • Old Crow Medicine Show, June 23
  • Trombone Shorty’s Voodoo Threauxdown featuring Tank and The Bangas, Big Freedia, Cyril Neville: The Uptown Ruler, George Porter Jr. and Dumpstaphunk performing the music of The Meters and The Soul Rebels, June 24
  • The Temptations with Kimmie Horne, June 26
  • Bluegrass Happening featuring Bela Fleck & My Bluegrass Heart, Sam Bush and The Jerry Douglas Band, June 27
  • Sheryl Crow with Allison Russell, July 3
  • Corinne Bailey Rae with War & Treaty, July 6
  • ZZ Top, July 7
  • A.R., July 8
  • Five for Fighting with the Grand Rapids Symphony, July 13
  • Michael Franti & Spearhead with The New Respects, July 14
  • Lyle Lovett and his Large Band, July 15
  • Norah Jones, July 17
  • Rick Springfield with the Grand Rapids Symphony, July 20
  • Buddy Guy + John Hiatt, July 21
  • America, July 27
  • Arturo Sandoval with the Grand Rapids Symphony, July 28
  • Elvis Costello & The Imposters with Nicole Atkins, Aug. 4
  • Andrew Bird + Iron & Wine with Meshell Ndegeocello, Aug. 5
  • The Dead South with Tejon Street Corner Thieves, Aug. 10
  • Lake Street Dive with Madison Cunningham, Aug. 12
  • The Beach Boys, Aug. 15
  • The Decemberists, Aug. 17
  • Boz Scaggs with Robert Cray Band, Aug. 22
  • Umphrey’s McGee, Aug. 24
  • Emmylou Harris + Mary Chapin Carpenter, Sept. 1
  • Australian Pink Floyd, Sept. 12
  • Goo Goo Dolls with Blue October, Sept. 15
  • She & Him, Sept. 16
  • Foreigner: The Greatest Hits Tour, Sept. 18

More information is here.

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