Summer in Orion and Oakland Township is full of free, outdoor concerts featuring bands playing bluegrass, classic rock, jazz tunes and more.
Here's a look at the many opportunities to attend a concert in the area.
Wildwood's musical talent is all lined up
In Orion Township, concerts are held at Wildwood, the new amphitheater located in the southwest corner of . Bands will take the stage starting at 7 p.m. every Tuesday, beginning June 19 and ending Aug. 28. Two Thursday night concerts, planned for July 19 and Aug. 9, are also scheduled in the mix.
The North Oakland Concert Band, which has over 60 members, will perform numerous times at Wildwood this summer, starting with a movie sound track-themed concert entitled '' on June 19.
Look for these performers at Wildwood:June 19 North Oakland Concert Band June 26 Lookin' Back July 3 Lost City Band July 10 6 Finger Lefty July 17 Chautaugua Express July 19 North Oakland Concert Band July 24 2 Days Gone July 31 The Swank Club Aug. 7 Reggie and the Rebels Aug. 9 North Oakland Concert Band Aug. 14 Rich Eddy's Rocking Oldies Band Aug. 21 AllenAsTim & The Dance Hall Rockers Aug. 28 North Oakland Dixie Land Band
Summer concerts in Lake Orion
The Downtown Lake Orion Gazebo Concert Series in are from 7-9 p.m. on Wednesdays following the and start July 11 and run through Aug. 15.
In Oakland Township, residents will be able to enjoy a couple free concerts in the parks. At 7 p.m. on June 22, Detour, a Michigan-based bluegrass band, will be performing at . The next concert will fall on July 20 at 7 p.m. with The Winthrop Winds performing at Cranberry Lake Park, located at 388 W. Predmore Rd. The tunes by The Winthrop Winds quintet combine pop, classical and world music.