State park music series announced.

May 29, 2019

State park music series announced.

HAMLIN TOWNSHIP — Friends of Ludington State Park has announced the lineup for the summer program series it sponsors at Ludington State Park in conjunction with the park interpretive programming. Most programs are at the park amphitheater. This summer two concerts will take place on the beach at the Lake Michigan Beach House. Those attending are asked to bring a chair or blanket to sit on.

The programs begin at 7 p.m.

From the camp store in the park, the amphitheater is south of the walking bridge across the Big Sable River. Or access the amphitheater by using the road just south of the M-116 bridge over the Big Sable River.

In case of rain or other weather issues, programs are moved inside to the second floor of the Lake Michigan Beach House.

Programs are free of charge. Buckets will be passed for donations to FLSP to offset the cost of programs. A Michigan Recreation Passport is required to drive a vehicle into the park.

This year’s series includes:

  • Mike Lenich, acoustic folk, Saturday, June 22
  • Lee Murdock, Great Lakes troubadour, Wednesday, June 26
  • Chris Vallillo, acoustic roots musician, Saturday, June 29 (at Lake Michigan Beach House)                                       
  • Chloe Kimes, Americana singer/songwriter Wednesday, July 3 (at Lake Michigan Beach House)
  • Eric Engblade, folk, rock, newgrass Saturday, July 6
  • Live Birds of Prey owls, hawks and more, Wednesday, July 10
  • Michigan Reptiles & Amphibians, Saturday, July 13 (during the afternoon at Lake Michigan Beach House and in the evening at the Amphitheater)
  • Road Less Traveled, folk, Wednesday, July 17
  • Uneven Ground, Celtic music, Saturday, July 20
  • Ben Bedford, folk singer songwriter, Wednesday, July 24
  • Jim Key, dulcimer, Saturday, July 27
  • Hicks with Picks, bluegrass, folk and rock, Wednesday, July 31
  • Awesome Distraction, Americana, Saturday, August 3
  • Canopy Space, Indie folk duo, Saturday, August 10
  • Magic of Kevin, Saturday, August 17
  • Salt City Dixie Jazz Band, Saturday, August 24
  • Michigan Reptiles & Amphibians, Saturday, August 31 (during the afternoon at the Lake Michigan Beach House and in the evening at the Amphitheater)

For more information about FLSP programs and activities, follow FLSP on Facebook.

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