2017 Chevrolet Rockin’ on the Riverfront

For over a decade, rock bands have graced the Detroit riverfront entertaining fans with their energetic hits. 2017 marks 12 years for the Chevrolet Rockin’ on the Riverfront Concert Series and this year’s bands are ready to keep the tradition going.

Join us for nights filled with rhythmic classic rock on Friday evenings this summer starting July 14, from 7:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. Rockers of all ages are welcome, no tickets are required, just yourself, a lawn chair and excitement for the bands who are ready to rock and roll.

This year’s 2017 Chevrolet Rockin’ on the Riverfront schedule features:



Night Ranger at Rockin

July 14 – Night Ranger says (You Can Still) Rock in America and will prove it when they come to Detroit this summer.


George Thorogood Rockin

July 21 – George Thorogood and the Destroyers are Bad to the Bone and his music will make you Move It On Over to Detroit to see them rock the night away.


July 28 – LOVERBOY will be Working for the Weekend just for you when they come to the D.


August 4 – Gin Blossoms won’t be Goin’ to California this weekend because they’ll be spending it in the Motor City.


August 11 – 38 Special will have you Rockin’ Into the Night this summer when they take the Chevrolet Rockin’ on the Riverfront stage.


August 18 – Everclear stands to be a Wonderful closing act for this summer’s concert series.


Opening acts for these bands are selected through WCSX’s Rockin’ Wars contest which gives local bands the opportunity to open for national acts.

Are you excited about this year’s lineup? Let us know in the comment section.

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