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
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
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
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
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.