Meijer Gardens Announces First Summer Concert Series Acts

Services and ShoppingThe B-52s (music group)Wynton MarsalisThe Steve Miller Band (music group)Peter FramptonSteve MartinPat Benatar

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park announced today the first four acts of their popular summer concert series. The B-52s, famous for their party-rock anthems "Rock Lobster" and "Love Shack" kick off the series June 1. The Steve Miller Band, Wynton Marsalis and Grace Potter and the Nocturnals have also been booked.

The 2011 summer concert series brought in 22 concerts including the banjo-wielding actor and musician Steve Martin, Elvis Costello, Pat Benatar, Peter Frampton and The Steep Canyon Rangers. The complete schedule of acts will be announced by Mid-April, but an exclusive ticket sale for members of the Gardens will take place April 28 through May 11, with a $5 discount per ticket. The general public will be able to buy tickets starting May 12.

Here's a look at the 2012 summer concert series schedule so far:

  • The B-52s: June 1
  • Steve Miller Band: June 17
  • Grace Potter and the Nocturnals: August 16
  • Wynton Marsalis: August 29

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