Tuesday Evening Music Club brings talent to Frederik Meijer Gardens

Complicated Animals performs at the Frederik Meijer Gardens.
Complicated Animals performs at the Frederik Meijer Gardens July 19.

Along with its annual Summer Concert Series, the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park also hosts the Tuesday Evening Music Club during the summer and announced the line-up to that series earlier this week.


The Tuesday Evening Music Club brings talented local and regional musicians to the Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater stage Tuesday evenings—free to Meijer Gardens members and included in admission for other guests—throughout July and August. The 1,900-seat Amphitheater Garden is one of the most unique and intimate venues in Michigan.


Show times are listed.


Tracing The Roots, July 5 at 7 p.m.
Various artists perform a musical montage that traces the evolution of hip-hop, jazz and blues from their African roots.


G-RAPS, July 12 at 7 p.m.
La Famiglia front man Mike G performs with and hosts this gathering of the most talented hip-hop artists in the city, backed by his band and R&B vocalists.


Camille and Complicated Animals, July 19 at 7 p.m.
Camille: A multi-instrumentalist and songstress that brings a modern flare to classic crooning.
Complicated Animals:: A fusion of indie-pop and Brazilian Bossa Nova, or “Indie-Nova.”


Zion Lion and The Mark Lavengood Bluegrass Bonanza, July 26 at 7 p.m.
Zion Lion: A mixture of reggae, calypso, soca, and zoukous.
The Mark Lavengood Bluegrass Bonanza: High-energy, toe-tappin’, traditional bluegrass.


Dave Hardin and Brother Adams, Aug. 2 at 7 p.m.
Dave Hardin: Veteran singer-songwriter of the West Michigan scene, specializing in vintage country ballads.
Brother Adams: A mixture of folk, alt-country, and psychedelic rock.


Olivia Mainville & The Aquatic Troupe and Delilah DeWylde & The Lost Boys, August 9 at 7 p.m.
Olivia Mainville & The Aquatic Troupe: A gypsy swing folk band.
Delilah DeWylde & The Lost Boys: Rockabilly and 1950s style rock and roll.


Deep Greens & Blues and Nicholas James & The Band Wagon, August 16 at 7 p.m.
Deep Greens & Blues: A mixture of modern and alt-country, 70’s folk, and southern blues.
Nicholas James & The Band Wagon: Country-folk, with a hint of zydeco, and story-driven lyrics.


Cultivating Peace, August 23 at 7 p.m.
Cultivating Peace: An evening of sacred world music traditions, featuring various artists.


Ralston & Friends, August 30 at 7 p.m.
Ralston & Friends: Local music icon Ralston Bowles shares the stage with friends and collaborators from the community and beyond.


To become a member or renew a membership, visit MeijerGardens.org/Membership