Looking for something to bring your summer to light? Sounds of the City 2015 has put together a roster of entertainment for you.


July 9: Rhythm Revue with Felix Hernandez

July 16: George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic

July 23: Eric Roberson
This Grammy-nominated singer and song-writer, and a pioneer of the independent movement in R&B and Soul, performs songs from his latest album, The Box, and the other favorites (“Picture Perfect,” “Mark on Me”)

July 30: The Family Stone

The Family Stone presents a set of classic hits like “Everyday People,” “Dance to the Music,” “Hot Fun in the Summertime” and “Family Affair” led by saxophonist Jerry Martini, founder of Sly & the Family Stone, and trumpeter Cynthia Robinson, a member of Sly & The Stoners in 1966.

August 6: Motor City Revue

Motor City Revue will have you dancing and singing to songs immortalized by Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, Marvin Gaye, The Temptations, The Supremes and others. This all-star ensemble faithfully re-creates that signature Motown sound…and takes audiences on a journey back to where it all began.

August 13: Slick Rick & Special Guests

British-American rapper Slick Rick, whose many hot releases include “Children’s Story” and “La Di Da Di” (with Doug E. Fresh), demonstrates his brilliant wordplay, dead-on pop culture references and hilarious oneliners at Sounds of the City.

August 20: Jose Alberto “El Canario”

One of the most successful and respected vocalists on the salsa music scene delivers salsa dura at its best. His exquisite voice and ability to use highly melodious whistling skills as a soloing instrument continue to amaze on hits like “Sueño Contigo” and “Bailamos Otra Vez.”

August 27: Alice Smith

Known for her four-octave vocal range and songwriting finesse, Grammy nominee Alice Smith was raised on gospel, pop, soul and a little go-go. Expect to hear an intoxicating mixture of pop-rock and R&B as she performs hits (“Fool for You,” “Dream”) and new material from the album.

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