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River Days comes to Downtown Detroit this weekend

 

GM River Days presented by the Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort, returns June 22-24, 2018. This one of a kind festival takes place along the Detroit Riverfront – from the Detroit/Wayne County Port Authority Terminal & Dock just west of the GM Renaissance Center, to Rivard Plaza and the William G. Milliken State Park. River Days is a celebration of Detroit's RiverWalk with activities on land and water. Experience all the RiverWalk has to offer, from the jet-ski demos to live music, sand sculptures, delicious eats and much more!

Admission to GM River Days is $3 before 3pm and $5 after 3pm to support the non-profit Detroit RiverFront Conservancy. GM River Days is FREE to enter on Friday be tween 11am-5pm.

PLEASE NOTE: Any one between ages of 13 and 17 need to be with a parent/guardian/family member OR an adult 25 or over at all times.

Any one age 12 and under need to be with a parent/guardian/family member OR an adult age 21 and over at all times.

The 2018 GM River Days event will welcome an array of national music stars to the Quicken Loans National Stage, including classic R&B group Kool & the Gang along with tribute band Beatlemania Live! on Friday evening. Legendary funk sensation Morris Day & the Time will electrify the stage on Saturday, along with smooth R&B singer Donell Jones. The fun picks up again Sunday evening with the melodic sounds of multi-platinum soul singer Avant. Canadian R&B singer Tamia will also perform Sunday.

Concerts are included with River Days Admission, however VIP premier seats are available for purchase for the headlining concerts. Tickets cost $35 and include admission to the festival.

QUICKEN LOANS NATIONAL STAGE SCHEDULE

Friday, June 22

1:00 p.m. Emcee for Tuskegee

Airmen Museum Airshow

4:00 p.m. The Band Mint

5:00 p.m. Evrod Cassimy

6:00 p.m. Beatlemania Live!

8:30 p.m. Kool & the Gang

Saturday, June 23

3:30 p.m. Emcee for Tuskegee

Airmen Museum Airshow

6:00 p.m. Brielle Lesley

7:00 p.m. Donell Jones

8:30 p.m. Morris Day &

the Time

Sunday, June 24

3:30 p.m. Emcee for Tuskegee

Airmen Museum Airshow

5:15 p.m. Notorious

7:00 p.m. Avant

8:45 p.m. Tamia

Michigan Lottery Stage Schedule

Metro Detroit's R&B, reggae, rock & roll and country acts will fill the Michigan Lottery Stage, located along the Detroit Riverfront just east of Beaubien Street, featuring:

Friday, June 22

11:15 a.m. Katelynn Corll

(Singer/Songwriter)

12:15 p.m. Jake McArthur

(Singer Songwriter)

1:00 p.m. Emcee for Tuskegee

Airmen Museum Airshow

2:00 p.m. Brother Son (Indie

Pop)

3:30 p.m. Austin Scott (Country Americana)

5:00 p.m. Priscilla Price (Blues

& Soul)

6:45 p.m. The Reefermen

(Rock)

8:30 p.m. The Persuasion

Band (High Energy Party

Music)

Saturday, June 23

9:30 a.m. YOGA (Thrive Yoga

Studio)

11:15 a.m. Natalie Lucassian

(Alternative Soul)

12:45 p.m. I'm with Molly

(Blues and Classic Rock)

2:15 p.m. The Dudes Party

Time Band (Rock)

3:30 p.m. Emcee for Tuskegee

Airmen Museum Airshow

4:45 p.m. TAVISTOCK

(Rock/Classic Rock)

6:30 p.m. Melanie Rutherford

& Phat Greasy (R&B/Funk)

8:30 p.m. Larry Lee & Back in

the Day Band (Funk/R&B)

Sunday, June 24

11:15 a.m. Acoustic Ash (Singer/Songwriter)

12:45 p.m. Billy Gunther (Country)

2:15 p.m. Billy Brandt and the Sugarees (Americana Rock)

3:30 p.m. Emcee for Tuskegee Airmen Museum Airshow

4:30 p.m. New World Soul (R&B Soul)

6:00 p.m. Roots Vibrations (Reggae/Soca)

7:30 p.m. Ideeyah (Soul/R&B)

9:00 p.m. Bob Murray Band featuring Lenny Watkins & Tosha Owens (Blues/Soul)

Meijer Kids' Stage Schedule

Friday, June 22

12:00 p.m. Michigan Science Center Stage Show

1:00 p.m. Emcee for Tuskegee Airmen Museum Airshow

2:00 p.m. Cool Tricks and Funny Stuff Magic Show

3:00 p.m. Michigan Science Center Stage Show

4:00 p.m. Cool Tricks and Funny Stuff Magic Show

5:00 p.m. Michigan Science Center Stage Show

6:00 p.m. Cool Tricks and Funny Stuff Magic Show

7:00 p.m. Michigan Science Center Stage Show

Saturday, June 23

11:30 a.m. Michigan Science Center Stage Show

12:30 p.m. Cool Tricks and Funny Stuff Magic Show

1:30 p.m. Puppet Show

2:15 p.m. Cool Tricks and Funny Stuff Magic Show

3:00 p.m. Michigan Science Center Stage Show

3:30 p.m. Emcee for Tuskegee Airmen Museum Airshow

4:30 p.m. Puppet Show

6:00 p.m. Michigan Science Center Stage Show

7:00 p.m. Cool Tricks and Funny Stuff Magic Show

Sunday, June 24

11:00 a.m. Cool Tricks and Funny Stuff Magic Show

12:00 p.m. Michigan Science Center Stage Show

1:00 p.m. Cool Tricks and Funny Stuff Magic Show

2:00 p.m. Michigan Science Center Stage Show

3:00 p.m. Cool Tricks and Funny Stuff Magic Show

3:30 p.m. Emcee for Tuskegee Airmen Museum Airshow

4:30 p.m. Animal Magic

5:30 p.m. Michigan Science Center Stage Show

6:45 p.m. Animal Magic

 

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