FRIDAY AUGUST 3rd
4:00PM – 5:30PM Soulshiners
Ease into your weekend with some folk, blues, and light rock courtesy of talented musicians Darwin Mamassian and James Humphries. The pair will treat you to some of your favorite tunes as well as some original music.
6:00PM – 7:00PM Delta Twins
The evening will get off to an energetic start with this Farmington-based bluesy rock duo that has captured multiple Detroit Music Award nominations over the years. Long-time supporters of BMNFest, their passionate show will get your feet tapping.
7:30PM – 9:30PM Trey Connor Band
Bring your dancing shoes because Trey Connor will get our nighttime party started. His original material is guitar driven pop/rock that is smooth, yet also raw and gritty. Expect to hear originals mixed in with Billboard Top 40 tracks, all delivered with a powerful, punch that makes you want to get up and move.
SATURDAY AUGUST 4th
10:00AM – 11:30AM Alexa Delly
Alexa Delly’s style incorporates pop and rock with a little bit of country attitude. She loves to mix it up with a blend of original music as well as some covers with her own special twist.
11:45AM – 12:20PM Stephen Clark
Singer-songwriter, WOMC radio host, and former Channel 7 news anchor, Stephen Clark will be taking to the stage to share some of his original material. Stephen recently retired from broadcast news to focus on family and music. He splits his time these days between Detroit and Nashville honing his songwriting skills.
12:30PM – 2:30PM Norm and Carolyn
This experienced acoustic guitar and vocal duo perform a variety of toe-tapping hits that are the perfect soundtrack for a laif back summer day.
2:45PM – 3:45PM One Earth Writing Showcase
Proceeds from this year's Michigan Beverage Garden will benefit One Earth Writing
, a local nonprofit that bring together teens from different races, religions, and socioeconomic origins for writing workshops that build confidence, power and purpose. During this very special hour, students from the program will take to the stage to share their original works.
4:00PM - 5:30PM 3rd Degree Byrnes
These guys specialize in rocking blues with a blend of 60's/70's rock and old school country. Leader and founder of the group, Gerry Bee (Byrnes) is joined by his sons, Nick Byrnes on drums and Kevin Byrnes on bass, as well as long-time friend, Chris Virzi providing vocals and keyboards.
6:00PM – 7:30PM Wisteria
This classic rock band out of Westland will delight a Michigan crowd with a unique blend of pop, rock, Motown, dance tunes, a splash of country, a hint of current hits off your radio dial, and even some originals.
8:00PM – 9:30PM Taylor Taylor
Lansing native, Taylor Taylor, continues to cultivate her jazzy-pop-style with classical guitar skills, warm, charismatic vocals, and lyrical songwriting. This young sensation was selected by award-winning Grammy Producer, John Shanks, as Indi.com’s 2014 Musician of the Year. She returns to our stage backed by a talented crew of local musicians for performances of popular covers as well as originals.
SUNDAY AUGUST 5TH
10:00AM – 12:00PM Ian Stewart
This charming, Welsh-born Canadian, now hails from Jackson, Michigan. He is an amazing performer who has shared the stage with the likes of Big Dave MacLean, Brent Parkin, Colin James, and Bo Diddley, yet truly lights it up on his own with classic blues and original material.
12:30PM – 2:30 PM Gerry Bee and Bluescasters
The forecast includes some serious blues by the afternoon, when Gerry Bee and friends hit Town Square. These guys are the some of the best guitarists in Metro Detroit! They’ll kick your afternoon off to a smooth start.
3:00PM – 5:00PM David Gerald Band
Perennial BMNFest favorites, the David Gerald Band will close the party out. This rockin’ blues band performs all across the USA, though they are based in Westland. Their show includes a wide variety of great blues covers as well as originals.
*All events and performances are subject to change.