Summer Concerts in the Park


The sound of music will be streaming from Alpena's Bay View Park Band shell this summer! The concerts include all genres of music. Don't forget to bring your lounge chair & picnic basket. All concerts are free of charge. All concerts start at 6:00p.m.

Friday, July 4th - Jersey, The Bruce Springsteen Tribute Band.  The band was formed with one goal, to pay tribute to one of America’s greatest musical acts.  This band is based out of Ohio and has been honoring the “Boss” for the past several years.  What is more American than celebrating with Springsteen music on the 4th of July?  This 7-piece band will not disappoint. 

Saturday, July 12th - Persuassion Band. This 9-piece band features 2 female singers, was voted Detroit’s hottest band. They play everything from Motown to the Black Eyed Peas. They are appearing for the 4th time at the concert series and are back by popular demand. They are one of the most popular bands to ever play in Alpena.

Saturday, August 2nd - Ten Hand Tall makes their first appearance in Alpena.  This band has been turning heads in nightclubs and stages across Michigan and Ohio.  They feature new modern and classic country music.  They recently opened for the Chris Daughtry Band.  Check ‘em out and you will soon be a fan. 

Saturday, August 9 - K and His Comets.  Joey Kay was the youngest drummer Bill Haley ever hired. He joined  “Bill Haley & The Comets” in 1968. Joey Kay is reported to be one of the greatest drummers of all time he has been drumming for over sixty years!  Joey continues to tour the world to ensure the music, as it was will continue into the future for many generations to enjoy.

Saturday, August 23rd - Magic Bus.  This band re-creates the music of the Woodstock era of psychedelic rock and roll.  Their incredible music abilities and authentic look will transcend the modern and transport you back in time.

True North Radio Network will again be teaming up with area sponsors to offer these concerts free of charge.  There will be plenty of giveaways and fun for the entire family. You can get more information on the True North Radio Network Summer Concert series at

Dial-A-Ride is now available for rides to and from the concerts. The cost is $1.50 for city residents or $3 for township residents. Please call 989-354-2487 by 4p.m. on the Thursday before to reserve a ride.