Get ready to rock! The General Motors Rockin’ on the Riverfront free concert series returns to the Detroit International Riverfront beginning July 10 with American rock band, The Doobie Brothers!
Known for hits like “What a Fool Believes,” “Long Train Running,” and “Listen to the Music,” The Doobie Brothers have sold more than 40 million albums over their five-decade career and promise to help you reminisce on summers past.
Admission is free and viewing space at the plaza is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Concert-goers are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets, but outside food, beverages and coolers are not permitted. Boat owners can anchor near the riverfront and enjoy the show from there!
The 10th season lineup will excite all ages with shows from 8 -10 p.m. every Friday night from July 10 – August 21. Check out these classic rock performers:
July 10: Doobie Brothers (opening act: Solid State)
July 17: .38 Special (opening act: Dirty Basement Blues)
July 24: Dennis DeYoung (opening act: Cosmic Groove)
July 31: Burton Cummings (opening act: Laughing Madmen)
August 7: Credence Clearwater Revisited (opening act: The Seatbelts)
August 14: Kansas (opening act: Whiplash Classic Rock)
ENCORE August 21: Eddie Money (opening act: Black Jake & The Carnies)
The opening acts were determined by 94.7 WCSX-FM listeners during the Rockin’ Wars voting competition held in June.
Why not make a night of it with friends? You can make dinner reservations before or after the concert at Andiamo Detroit Riverfront or Joe Muer Seafood, who both offer outdoor patios overlooking the Detroit River and the stage. Andiamo’s will also provide refreshments and food concessions at several locations across the plaza.
Stay the night at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center or after the show, head over to Coach Insignia or Volt Lounge inside the RenCen for drinks and amazing views.
Concert parking is available for $5 per vehicle, starting at 5 p.m. at the GM surface lot located at the intersection of St. Antoine and Atwater streets, adjacent to the RenCen.
For updates and information, visit Facebook.com/RockinontheRiverfront.