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2015 Rockin' on the Riverfront Summer Concert Series Coming Soon!
Rockin’ on the Riverfront, the annual FREE concert series (no tickets necessary) will return in its 10th season to the Detroit Riverfront this summer, welcoming crowds every Friday night for classic rock and roll revelry in Detroit. Brought to you by GM, Rockin’ on the Riverfront is set to amaze audiences of all ages with shows running from 8-10 p.m. every Friday night from July 10 through August 21.

Catch a concert and enjoy food and beverages available at concession stands on the Riverfront Plaza, or dine al fresco at Joe Muer Seafood or Andiamo Detroit Riverfront. Continue the fun after the show with a late dinner, dessert or drinks at Coach Insignia or Volt Lounge. Then enjoy the comfort and convenience of an overnight stay in one of the newly renovated guest rooms at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center. For reservations,
call 1-800-352-0831 or visit

2015 Rockin' Line-up!
July 10: The Doobie Brothers invite you to Listen to the Music for a feel good evening on the Detroit River.
July 17: .38 Special will be Rockin’ into the Night with the Motor City.
July 24: Dennis DeYoung of Styx will invite rockers to Come Sail Away.
July 31: Burton Cummings of The Guess Who will serenade Detroiters with hits like These Eyes and Stand Tall.
August 7: Credence Clearwater Revisited will be rollin’ on the river to Proud Mary.
August 14: Kansas will Carry on the rockin’ with the Motor City’s Wayward Sons.
ENCORE August 21: Eddie Money will take Two Tickets to Paradise and serenade the Motor City’s rockers.

Just Announced!
Winning Bands (from Rockin' Wars)
to Open the 2015 'Rockin' on the Riverfront' Concerts!

Dirty Basement Blues will open for .38 Special
Cosmic Groove will open for Dennis DeYoung
Laughing Madmen will open for Burton Cummings
The Seatbelts will open for Creedence Clearwater Revisited
Whiplash Classic Rock will open for Kansas
Solid State will open for the Doobie Brothers and Black Jake & The Carnies will open for Eddie Money. 

Admission to the concerts is always free and no tickets are necessary. Viewing space is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs and blankets, but outside food, beverages and coolers are not permitted. In addition, boaters on the Detroit River are welcome to anchor near the riverfront and enjoy the shows from the water. 
Andiamo Detroit Riverfront will provide refreshments and food concessions at several locations across the plaza. Andiamo Detroit Riverfront and Joe Muer Seafood will accept dinner reservations before and after the concert and both restaurants offer outdoor patios overlooking the Detroit River and the General Motors Rockin’ on the Riverfront stage. Or enjoy artful dishes at Coach Insignia, with unparalleled views of the riverfront and Canada from 72 stories high.

The Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center is the official hotel of the General Motors Rockin’ on the Riverfront concert series. Make a night out of your visit downtown and stay in one of the newly renovated guestrooms so it’s just a quick elevator ride home from the concert. For reservations call 1-800-352-0831 or visit

For updates and information, listen to Detroit's #1 Classic Rock 94.7 WCSX-FM, or visit
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