City of Kentwood Announces Winter Concert Series Lineup
The City of Kentwood’s Winter Concert Series will return with free concerts at the Kent District Library – Kentwood (Richard L. Root) Branch, 4950 Breton Ave. SE.
The series will feature three West Michigan performers on the third Thursday of each month from January through March. Artists will play a range of genres and each concert will feature a food truck outside offering a variety of cuisines for purchase.
“We’re pleased to welcome three great West Michigan artists to perform in this year’s winter concert series,” said Val Romeo, Kentwood Parks and Recreation director. “This series offers an opportunity to stay connected with the community throughout the cold months, enjoying fantastic company and performances.”
The lineup of performers and food trucks is as follows:
- Thursday, Jan. 19 – Solo artist Melissa Dylan with food from Around Baking Company.
- Thursday, March 16 – Alternative-rock band Lighting Matches with food from Dune Buggy.
- Thursday, March 23 – Jazz group the Kevin Brewster Trio with food from Patty Matters. (Rescheduled from Feb. 16.)
Dylan will present a mix of original music and covers. She’ll perform a variety of folk, pop and rock styles and top 40 hits.
The Kevin Brewster Trio will perform a variety of jazz music with an emphasis on hard bop, bebop, contemporary and R&B genres.
Lighting Matches will perform original alternative-rock tunes featuring thought-provoking lyrics and dynamic harmonies.
The concerts will take place in the library’s Community Room from 6:30-8 p.m. Guests are welcomed to bring their own beer, wine or nonalcoholic beverages to enjoy at the show. More information is available at kentwood.us/WinterConcerts.