Summer Music Series


Enjoy a variety of free live music downtown this summer at the Knight Amphitheater on Friday nights from 7  PM to 8:30 PM.

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June 10 - Trilogy Variety Band
Award winning seven piece band covering big band, swing, Motown, classic rock, disco, 50's, 60's, 70's, 80's, 90's, top 40, pop, country, jazz and classical!

June 17 - Captain Fantastic, Elton John Tribute
Captain Fantastic is the #1 Elton John Tribute Band!

June 24 - Your Generation
As part of our Summerfest event, Your Generation will be performing from 8 - 10 PM.  Your Generation transports the audience on a musical tour through the soundtrack of their lives with outstanding musicianship and remarkable vocals.  The group has shared stages with Lenny Kravitz, Flo Rida, Jason Derulo, The Billy Joel Band, Sheryl Crow, Huey Lewis, and more!  This 8-piece band is the world's finest tribute show!  For the full Summerfest schedule, visit 2022 Summerfest

July 1 - Teddy Petty & the Refugees, Tom Petty Tribute
The ultimate tribute to Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.  Be ready to feel all the power and passion that went into over 30 years of Tom Petty's best selling songs.  This show includes the look and feel of Tom Petty, presented by top industry professionals.  From the smooth guitar tones and layered vocals, to the signature Rickenbacker.  Teddy Petty & the Refugees flawlessly capture the essence and power of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.  How about a little "American Girl" for 4th of July weekend!  

July 8 - Gunnar and the Grizzly Boys
Country music with a Michigan root!  

July 15 - Phase 5 Motown Tribute
Voted the #1 R and B Vocal Group in Detroit for 2016, Phase 5 brings you their authentic re-creation of Motown’s greatest hits.

July 22 - Slick Jimmy
Slick Jimmy is one of Michigan's premier 80's rock bands - combining powerful vocal abilities with professional musicianship.  They add a little variety by mixing in some classic rock and a little country.

July 29 - LL7 Latin Jazz
High-energy Latin inspired Jazz and dance styles, similar to Poncho Sanchez, Tito Puente, Spanish Harlem Orchestra, and featuring some of Detroit's top artists. Winner of 'Outstanding World Recording', 2016 Detroit Music Awards. 

August 5 - Bernadette Kathryn and the Lonely Days Band
From the city that keeps America driving, Bernadette Kathryn is a fresh and exciting addition to Detroit’s storied history of musical talent. While Bernadette is immersed in the world of contemporary young country, she draws on the Motor City’s long tradition of great music, from Motown to rock & roll. In a cookie-cutter world of sound-alike singers, Bernadette Kathryn is truly Detroit’s Country Rebel.

August 12 - Space Cats
The Music.  It's simple. This is what we do.  Standout musicianship and vocal harmonies, with years of performance experience.  High-energy style to fuel contagious fun and excitement all night long.  Don't forget the versatility. It's one of the biggest reasons people love us! With our 3 lead vocalists leading the way, we can transition through decades and genres of music without skipping a beat like a DJ on steroids. You anxiously await what comes next as the party rages on. We can't wait to surprise you. 

August 19 - Detroit Retro Society
Join The Detroit Retro Society for “Detroit Music: Past to Present”, a high energy retrospective of the last 75 years of Detroit’s dominance of the global popular music scene. This production showcases all genres of Detroit artists and music. From the soul of MotownStevieWonder, and ParliamentFunkadelic, to the garage rock of Alice CooperThe Stooges and Grand Funk Railroad… Aretha Franklin, Bob Seger, The Romantics, Glenn Frey, Was Not Was, Madonna, The Verve Pipe, Kid Rock, Eminem, Uncle Kracker, The White Stripes, Electric Six, Greta Van Fleet… and Lizzo! All of these artists have their roots in Detroit Music… this show is sure to bring your diverse audience of music fans together in celebration.

August 26 - Collision Six
Collision Six is a fun, energetic and versatile cover band with mixes and mash up songs spanning the generations.  

For details, contact Auburn Hills Parks & Recreation at 248- 370-9353.