4 concerts announced for Meijer Gardens series

Full concert lineup to be announced in mid-April

Frederik Meijer Gardens
(Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater)

GRAND RAPIDS TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Four acts of the 2016 Fifth Third Bank Summer Concerts at Meijer Gardens have been named, two months before tickets are available to the public.

June 8, 2016: The Monkees

Micky Dolenz and Peter Tork, two of the four original members of The Monkees, will perform at the Gardens as part of The Monkees 50th Anniversary tour. | ONLINE: monkees.com

The Monkees

June 13, 2016: Of Monsters and Men

The Icelandic quintet’s indie-alternative sound has landed them spots at music festivals like Coachella, Bonnaroo and Lollapalooza. Their debut album, “My Head is an Animal,” has sold more than 2 million albums, according to Frederik Meijer Gardens. | ONLINE: ofmonstersandmen.com

Of Monsters and Men

July 11, 2016: The Decemberists

The grammy-nominated indie-folk quintet’s 2011 release, “The King is Dead,” hit the Billboard chart at no. 1. Last year, they released their seventh album — and have landed spots on “Parks and Recreation” and “The Simpsons,” according the Gardens. | ONLINE: decemberists.com

Colin Meloy and Shara Worden of the Decemberists performs at the Austin City Limits Music Festival in Austin, Texas on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2009.(AP Photo/Jack Plunkett)


July 13, 2016: Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals

Three-time Grammy winner singer-songwriter Ben Harper’s music is a blend of folk, soul, blues, worldbeat and rock. “Steal My Kisses: and “Diamonds on the Inside” are a few of his hits. | ONLINE: benharper.com

Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals

The rest of the Fifth Third Bank Summer Concerts at Meijer Gardens 2016 series lineup will be announced in mid-April.

Meijer Gardens members will have first access to purchasing tickets on April 30 at a $5-dollar-per-ticket discount. The general public will be able to purchase tickets on May 14.



Online: Frederik Meijer Gardens membership

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