The moment you’ve all been waiting for is here! The Chevrolet Rockin’ on the Riverfront concert series returns to the riverfront for a 14th year of legendary rock ‘n’ roll bands.
Join us for a summer of rock Friday evenings beginning at 7:30 p.m. on July 12. Rockers of all ages are welcome, admission is free and the weather will hopefully be in our favor. Fans are welcome to begin setting up chairs on the GM Plaza at 5 p.m.
Check out this year’s lineup below!
The Marshall Tucker Band is an American rock band noted for incorporating blues, country, and jazz into its eclectic sound. With hit singles like “Heard It In a Love Song,” “Fire On The Mountain,” “Can’t You See,” and “Take The Highway,” The Marshall Tucker Band earned seven gold and three platinum albums while they were on the Capricorn Records label.
Michigan Rock and Roll Legend, Mark Farner of Mark Farner’s American Band, was the guitarist, lead singer and songwriter for Grand Funk Railroad. The Flint, Mich. Band dominated airwaves with songs like “We’re an American Band,” “The Loco-Motion,” “I’m Your Captain,” and “Bad Time.”
Grammy-award winning Soul Asylum will bring their brand of American alternative rock to the riverfront. Their best hits include “Runaway Train,” “Black Gold,” and “Misery.”
For more than 30 years, Loverboy has been “Working for the Weekend” delighting audiences around the world since forming in 1978. With their trademark red leather pants, bandannas, big rock sound, fans can expect a high-energy live show.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Jon Anderson is bringing his new album 1,000 Hands to Detroit this summer. Anderson co-founded Yes in 1968 and co-wrote some of Yes’ timeless hits, including “I’ve Seen All Good People,” “Roundabout,” “Long Distance Runaround,” “Awaken,” and “The Gates of Delirium.”
Described as “the best singing band in the world,” Little River Band will close the series with their vocal and musical energy, great arrangements and timeless hits such as “Reminiscing,” “Cool Change,” and “Help is on Its Way.”
Opening acts for these bands will be selected through WCSX’s Rockin’ Wars contests, where local bands compete in a Battle of the Bands style competition to rock out on the riverfront. WCSX is also hosting My Kid Rocks! a contest where one Southeastern Michigan kids’ band will have the chance to perform a set before a national act.