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Friday Night Live concert series starts tonight

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Friday Night Live kicks off its 2016 season with a brand new look and a great line up of entertainment for Downtown Saginaw.  Friday Night Live begins its 18th summer season of live concerts in Morley Plaza Downtown.

Everything kicks off on Friday, July 15th with “Rockin on the River” featuring The RockShow, the Midwest’s best Journey and Rock Tribute Band, as the headliner and Honesty and the Liars as the opening act. Opening night will truly be “Rockin on the River”!

The next Friday, July 22nd, is Country Night with up and coming country artist out of Nashville, Jordan Rager as the headlining act.  Cornpone and Lori Middlebrook will open for Rager.  The YMCA and the VA will also be a part of this evening as we  “Salute to our Veterans”.

On Friday, July 29th, it is Latin Night and Friday Night Live has one of the top Tejano groups coming to Saginaw with headliner Los Garcia Brothers.  The group Illusion will begin the festivities that evening.

As we cruise into August, we are going Totally 80’s on Friday, August 5th with non other than  Jedi Mind Trip as our headliner and Greta Van Fleet as our opening act.  Dig out those 80’s fashions and big hair, it’s time to have some fun 80’s style.

August continues to get hotter on Friday, August 12th at Classic Rock Night featuring DaBlooze Brothers – “A Tribute to Jake and Elwood”. Opening the night will the Barborossa Brothers.  Be sure to grab your black sunglasses and join in the fun that only this kind of evening can bring.

Wrapping up the 2016 season is our tried and true and one of our all-time favorites. Horizon will be back again for Motown Night on Friday, August 19th.  This group has been a favorite since the first year they performed and they never disappoint.  Opening for Horizon is the Chis Canas Blues Group.

The 2016 Friday Night Live Series is one of the best line-ups we’ve had and promises to make Downtown come alive each Friday Night.   Admission is always free.  There will be food and refreshments for purchase.  Kids are always welcome and there will be kids games again this year, but all children under the age of 18, must be accompanied by an adult.  Mark your calendars, dig out your lawn chairs and plan to join us at Friday Night Live from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. every Friday beginning July 15th through August 19th  For updates and more information visit and like our Friday Night Live Facebook page. 

WNEM TV5 is a proud sponsor of Friday Night Live. 

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