Swingin’ at the Shell concerts 2017

Swingin’ at the Shell free concerts at the beautiful Victory Park bandshell are made possible by the generous donations from a number of donors including:

  • Caster Concepts
  • Parks Drug Store
  • Team 1 Plastics
  • Albion Community Foundation
  • Knauf Insulation
  • TruGreen Commercial

These events are also supported, in part, by the Michigan Humanities Council and Cultural Affairs and the Michigan Humanities Council. The concerts below will take place in July, August and September of 2017.  For the upcoming season in the summer of 2017- you can also support this worthy cause.  Tax exempt donations can be made directly from the website SwinginattheShell.com.  Just look for the donate button.

You can also go to the Swingin’ at the Shell facebook page and send a message to get more information.

Marshall Rotary Band

Sunday July 23, 2017 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at Victory Park Bandshell, Albion Michigan –  Marshall Rotary Band (guest conductor Ed Zentera, retired KCC conductor, will provide us with a great concert full of marches, anthems and classic concert band pieces) Also played at Swingin’ at the Shell Sunday, September 17, 2016

Blackthorne

Sunday, August 27, 2017 at 6 PM – 7:30 PM  Doesn’t everyone have a little Irish in them? The music of Blackthorn will make you feel as though you’re enjoying the sights and sounds of Ireland. Blackthorn takes the stage on August 28th. The 5 member group brings traditional songs of emigration, sea shanties, lively …

Brena Band

Sunday, July 30, 2017 at 6 PM – 7:30 PM Brena Band will take the stage on September 11th for the grand finale concert of the 2016 Swingin’ at the Shell series. Brena Band is an exciting cover band featuring horns, violin, keyboard, electric and acoustic guitar, and vocal harmony. Also played at Swingin’ at …

Thornetta Davis

Sunday, August 6, 2017 at 6 PM – 7:30 PM Thornetta Davis – Detroit’s Queen of the Blues: T H O R N E T T A D A V I S INTERNATIONAL SINGER, SONGWRITER AND RECORDING ARTIST SAG and AFTRA Member CROWNED “DETROIT’S QUEEN OF BLUES” BY THE DETROIT BLUES SOCIETY IN 2015 INDUCTED …

Who Dat Blues Band

Sunday, August 13, 2017 at 6 PM – 7:30 PM Who Dat ? Blues Band is a five piece blues band from southern Michigan that specializes in bringing raw and genuine blues music to its audiences. The band first formed in the summer of 1999 with charter members guitarist, Brian “BA” Anderson, drummer, Herman “Doc” …

The War & Treaty

Sunday, August 30, 2017 at 6 PM – 7:30 PM Following in the footsteps of married duos like Johnny and June Carter Cash, Ashford and Simpson, and Gillian Welch and Dave Rawlings, the Trotters are obviously madly, deeply in love. And it shows in their on-stage chemistry as well as in the emotional depth and …

Toppermost Beatles Tribute

Sunday, September 3, 2017 at 6 PM – 7:30 PM “Why is Toppermost the Best Beatles Tribute? Appearance- 5 sets of costumes throughout the Beatles career from early to later years. Sound- The best voices in the country and we use only authentic equipment. “My guy and I went to the Rain concert last night …

Old Friends Simon & Garfunkel Tribute

Sunday, September 10, 2017 at 6 PM – 7:30 PM Nick Foresman and Jason Elsenheimer have been playing music together for over 26 years. Friends since the 7th grade, they began their musical careers by performing Simon & Garfunkel songs for family and friends at various social gatherings. Soon, they were getting requests to perform …