By Sarah Shurge – Have you patiently been waiting for free concerts in Goudy Park to return to downtown Wayne? If so, get ready because they are finally back! Each show will be Wednesday night at 7:30 p.m. at Goudy Park, located at 3355 S. Wayne Rd.
There will be no bleacher seating this year, so bring your own lawn chairs or blanket to sit on.
The dates of the concerts are as follows: August 9th is Itchycoo Park. August 16th is Your Generation in Concert. August 23rd is Thunderstruck. And last but not least, August 30th is Power Play.
Itchycoo Park will be
performing Woodstock Era
The 6-piece band performs music from the 60’s and beyond, featuring the Beatles, Stones, Kinks, Hollies, and so much more. The group was created by drummer Robert Lincoln Lewis. Lead vocalist Marlow Ray Morgan was the winner of the Dr. Pepper Vocal Competition.
For more information about Itchycoo Park, visit itchycooparkmichigan.com, or find them on Facebook at facebook.com/ItchycooParkBand.
Your Generation in
Concert will perform
The World’s Greatest
The 8-piece band transports the audience on a musical tour celebrating five decades of pop, rock, dance, and R&B hits. The group has shared stages with Lenny Kravitz, Flo Rida, Jason Derulo, The Billy Joel Band, Sheryl Crow, and more.
For more information about Your Generation in Concert, visit yourgenerationinconcert.com, or find them on Facebook by searching Your Generation in Concert, Twitter by searching @YourGeneration_ and Instagram by searching @yourgeneration_. Both Itchycoo Park and Your Generation in Concert are returning bands that performed at Goudy Park last summer.
perform an AC/DC Tribute.
Thunderstruck: America’s AC/DC officially established in 2015 and has performed tribute shows with a consistent record of sold out shows from coast-to-coast. Thunderstruck is also the only AC/DC tribute band in the United States to have a major national brand sponsor, which is Number Juan Tequila.
For more information about Thunderstruck, visit thunderstruckus.com, or find them on Facebook by searching Thunderstruck: America’s AC/DC Tribute and Instagram by searching @official_thunderstruckus.
Power Play will perform classic rock, pop, country, Motown, and rock.
Power Play Detroit has opened for national acts such as Jimmy Buffet, The Romantics, and 38 Special. They were voted the winner of Local 4’s Best Local Band contest: 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021, and 2022. And winner of Local 4’ Best Cover Band contest: 2018, 2019, and 2022. For more information about Power Play, visit powerplaydetroit-.com, contact email@example.com, or call (734) 968-8068.
Major sponsors of the events are: Rotary Club of Wayne, Wayne Downtown Development Authority, City of Wayne, Wayne County Community College District, Wayne Westland Federal Credit Union, Professional Insurance Associates, Jack Demmer Ford, Mark Chevrolet, and Corewell Health.
Bring a friend, bring your family, or come by yourself, just be sure to come to Goudy Park on Wednesday nights and enjoy the shows!