Ann Arbor Summer Festival features 48 bands, 16 movies, y más
ANN ARBOR: The Ann Arbor Summer Festival has announced the concert and movie schedule for Top of the Park, which runs from Friday, June 13 through Sunday, July 6, 2008.
Top of the Park is the admission-free outdoor music and movie series produced by the Ann Arbor Summer Festival. For 24 consecutive nights, Top of the Park offers free concerts, free movies, special events, and a wide variety of cultural activities.
This year’s Top of the Park features 48 musical acts with 16 feature films shown on an inflatable outdoor movie screen at 10:00 p.m. The lineup includes more than 20 bands that are making their first appearance at Top of the Park, as well as many returning favorites. The event opens nightly at 6:30 p.m. with entertainment beginning at 7:00 p.m.
Top of the Park activities continues to remain at Ingalls Mall, the site of its temporary location since 2006. Initially relocated due to a two-year rehabilitation project to its longtime home at the Fletcher Street Parking Structure, the event will continue to be produced at Ingalls Mall, located directly in front of the Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies on Washington Street near the Burton Memorial Tower.
The Ann Arbor Summer Festival’s mission is to provide a widely accessible, high quality summer program representing a variety of the performing arts for the cultural enrichment and entertainment of a regional audience in a festive atmosphere. Started in 1983, the Festival attracts more than 60,000 people each year from the local community and throughout Southeast Michigan. This year’s Festival runs from June 13 through July 6, 2008. For the full schedule, please visit www.annarborsummerfestival.org.
Tickets for the Festival’s indoor concerts are available through the Festival ticket office at (734) 764-2538, or online at www.annarborsummerfestival.org
A detailed schedule of Top of the Park events and supporting activities can be found at www.laprensa1.com or www.annarborsummerfestival.org