DETROIT – (June 28, 2010) – Get ready to rock the ‘D’ this summer with Andiamo Detroit Riverfront and Detroit’s Classic Rock Station 94.7 WCSX-FM as they kick off the 2010 Rockin’ on the Riverfront summer concert series on Friday, July 16. This is the fifth year for the concert series.
This year’s concerts will feature four sizzling bands from 8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. on select Fridays during the summer.
Dave Mason will kick off the series on July 16. A seasoned musician, Mason is a singer, songwriter and guitarist, who found fame with the rock band, Traffic. Throughout his career, Mason has played with various notable musicians including Jimi Hendrix, Michael Jackson, The Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton, George Harrison and Fleetwood Mac. Mason’s best known singles include “Feelin’ Alright”, “Hole in My Shoe” and “We Just Disagree.”
The three additional Rockin’ on the Riverfront performers will be announced at a later date.
“Detroit comes alive in the summer with Rockin’ on the Riverfront,” said Andiamo President and CEO Joe Vicari. “The riverfront creates the ideal atmosphere to enjoy music and food with friends and family on these warm summer nights. We invite everyone to join us and make this experience memorable.”
Admission to the concerts is free and no advance tickets are necessary. Viewing space will be on a first-come, first-served basis and people are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs and blankets. In addition, boaters on the Detroit River are invited to anchor near the riverfront and enjoy the view of the stage from the water.
Andiamo Detroit Riverfront will provide refreshment and food concessions at several locations on the plaza. Outside food, beverages or coolers will not be permitted. Andiamo Detroit Riverfront will accept dinner reservations before and after the concert and invite guests to take advantage of its outdoor patio overlooking the Detroit River.
Convenient parking is available for $5 per vehicle at the GM surface lot at the intersection of St. Antoine and Atwater, adjacent to the GM Renaissance Center.
About Andiamo Restaurant Group
The Andiamo Restaurant Group is the Detroit area’s premier chain of authentic Italian restaurants with 11 locations in the tri-county area. Joe Vicari, president and CEO, created the restaurant group with an emphasis on fresh foods used to prepare consistently high quality food served with the utmost professionalism.