Something Musical

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Matt Giraud, American Idol finalist, is set to perform this July.

July is the perfect time of year to get outside and listen to free music, and, to that end, the Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo is bringing us all another month of awesome tunes.

The scheduled concert dates, performers, locations and times are:

• July 10: Boardman Brown, Bates Alley, 5–8 p.m.
• July 12: Zion Lion, Richland Community Center, 8 p.m.
• July 14: Schlitz Creek bluegrass band, Flesher Field, Oshtemo Township, 4 p.m.
• July 17: The Skeletones, Bates Alley, 5–8 p.m.
• July 21: The Moxie Strings, Bronson Park, 4 p.m.
• July 21: Last Mangos, a Jimmy Buffet tribute band, The Stage at Kindleberger Park, Parchment, 6:30 p.m.
• July 24: Big Trouble, Bates Alley, 5–8 p.m.
• July 25: Glenn Miller Orchestra, Overlander Bandshell, Portage, 7 p.m.
• July 28: Matt Giraud, The Stage at Kindleberger Park, 6:30 p.m.
• July 31: Meghan Dooley and Yolonda Lavender, Bates Alley, 5–8 p.m.

Attendees are encouraged to bring a picnic basket and favorite lawn chair or blanket to sit on. (Grilling is not allowed.) For more information, visit