Summer Concert Series

The 2022 East Lansing Summer Concert Series will feature six free, live performances on Friday evenings in downtown East Lansing. The concerts will take place in Ann Street Plaza (corner of Albert & M.A.C. avenues) from 7-9 p.m

Bring a lawn chair/blanket or grab a bite to eat in downtown East Lansing. Outdoor dining is available at several downtown restaurants located adjacent to the plaza and the Albert EL Fresco is also located adjacent to the plaza. If it rains, the concerts will be canceled.
2022 Concert Dates Performer
Friday, July 8 Keynote Sisters

The Keynote Sisters are a Michigan-based singer/songwriter duo featuring sisters Phoebe and Jaclyn. Accompanied by guitar, keyboard and cajon, the Keynote Sisters' sound pulls from influences of pop, folk and Americana, tied together by their signature knit-tight harmonies.
Friday, July 15 Ben Traverse - canceled due to rain in the forecast

Ben Traverse is a traditional folk singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, audio engineer and member of the Earthwork Music Collective with deep roots in Michigan. Despite not coming from a musical family, Traverse has been drawn to live music since he held his first guitar at two years old – a gift from his grandfather.
Friday, July 22 Taylor Taylor

Taylor Taylor has roots in Lansing, Mich. and has been cultivating her musical style with a nylon string guitar, warm vocals and lyric-driven songwriting, which reveal intelligence beyond her 24 years. Taylor’s performances include originals as wells as popular covers from yesterday and today. 
Friday, July 29 Jordan Hamilton

Jordan Hamilton is a Michigan-based cellist and vocalist and member of the Earthwork Music Collective. He merges songwriting, loop pedals, sample machines and vocals to create a sonic landscape of experimental hip-hop, folk, soul and classical music. Hamilton aims to find new ways for the cello, a traditional instrument, to relate to a modern audience.
Friday, Aug. 5 Cross Eyed Strangers

Cross Eyed Strangers is an East Lansing-based band consisting of current and former East Lansing High School students Wes Millhouse, Jun Ahn, Tomo Hanley, Jeremiah Liggett, Ty Morrison, Rowen Blesing, Nick Langford and Alex Arnold. The band plays a unique blend of orchestrated alternative-rock that incorporates elements of the band members' wide-ranging influences. 
Friday, Aug. 12 On the Lash

In honor of Irish traditional music, Michigan-based Celtic band On The Lash creates timeless sounds through original voices. With new takes on classic songs and original constructions of established standards, On the Lash aims to explore the inherent energy and versatility of the genre.