The June 4 Earth Tones concert features the Kris Johnson Group with opening ensemble 26 Cents Flat. Johnson is a trumpeter, composer, and Director of Michigan State University’s Community Music School in Detroit.
The concert takes place at 2:30 pm near the Palmer Park Log Cabin, amid the Palmer Park Art Fair. Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket and a picnic for the next three free concerts that begin at 5 pm.
UPCOMING PERFORMANCES IN THE SERIES:
- July 16: Constant Pressure and the Kaleigh Wilder Trio.
- August 27: Tariq Gardner's Evening Star trio and Djallo Djakate's Inner Ear.
- Oct. 1: Kasan Belgrave Duo and the Michael Malis Trio.
The grant will allow the PFPP Arts & Culture Committee to present free family-friendly programs with gifted Detroit musicians, visual artists, poets, and storytellers and outfit the Log Cabin for art shows, concerts and other cultural activities. The committee is also selecting local arts and culture groups to engage and present through its innovative Community Arts micro-grant competition.