Welcome to Free Music In the Park 2016 is done for the year.Stay tuned for 2017

(The Rader Outdoor Theater)

   A yearly tradition in Lakeview Michigan for a lot of years in Lakeside Park downtown Lakeview Michigan

Check out the Line up this year

   Starting off 2016 with Just Cuz on July 6th a Wednesday as always.

Our Rain Date venue is now The Lakeview Community Church at the corner of $6 and 91....

Every Wednesday at 7pm

  • Perfect weather at Lakeside Park
  • In Case of Rain The Lakeview Community Church corner of 46 and 91

Just Cuz(Eclectic)

July 6th 2016

Claudia Schmidt

More information coming soon....


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Plain Jane Glory (Folk, Celtic, Folk Rock)

July 13th 2016

Plain Jane Glory

Plain Jane Glory is a husband and wife duo from Muskegon, Michigan specializing in a brand of Neo-Folk/Americana music

They use a variety of instrumentation including: vocal harmonies, violin/fiddle, acoustic guitar, banjo, harmonica, and percussion to create a surprisingly big sound for a duo.

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Mulebone (American Roots and Blues)

July 20th 2015


Mulebone is a partnership comprised of multi-instrumentalist, John Ragusa and roots music specialist, Hugh Pool.

Together they have recorded a CD which spent 15 weeks in the Top 100 Albums in America. Along with playing live and TV appearances,

Coming Soon

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Jeremy Kittle Trio (Info coming soon)

July 27th 2016

Jeremy Kittel Trio

To be announced

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Free Flight (Vintage Rock)

Aug 3rd 2016

Free Flight - Ben Stout

Regrouping in 2001, three of the original five-man line-up are currently in Free Flight. Original members Gale Rodarmer on guitar, Ben Stout on bass, and David Szot on guitar and keyboard are joined by Terry Comer on drums.

Free Flight plays many songs you'll recognize from the 70's and up, including oldies, classic rock, blues, and a variety of others that may surprise you.

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“Chemical Bank is proud to sponsor MIP again this year. Chemical Bank is helping communities across Michigan grow and prosper by providing its customers with the capital and resources needed to effectively thrive in today’s economic climate. Member FDIC”

Chemical Bank


August 10th 2016

Sweetwater Warblers

3 of Michigan finest female folk artists: Rachael Davis, Daisy Mae, and Lindsey Lou

joining forces for a grand night of singing.

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CADILLAC WEST (Country Western)

August 17th 2016

Free Flight - Ben Stout

A 7 piece band that should delight the country western MIP fans

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Gravel Ridge (Bluegrass)

August 24th 2016

Gravel Ridge Band

The Gravel Ridge Band

Gravel Ridge is a local bluegrass band made up of Dr. Jim Draper of Lakeview (banjo), Jon Gigowski of Lakeview (guitar and vocals), Dr. Gary Padden of Lakeview (upright bass and back-up vocals) and Terri Grannis of Howard City (mandolin and vocals). This will be their 21st year at Lakeview's Music in the Park.

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The Bootstrap Boys (Country)

August 24th 2016

The Bootstrap Boys

The Bootstrap Boys

The Bootstrap Boys are a four-piece country outfit based in Grand Rapids, Michigan. They've been laying down country-fried originals and well curated covers that run the gamut from classic outlaw hits to old cowboy songs, gospel to pop all in their own Up-North-Down-South style since 2015.

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Sponsored by a anonymous donor who loves Lakeview

Our Sponsors

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Lakeview Chamber of Commerce

Spectrum Kelsey Hospital

Lakeview Terrace

Farm Services/ Sandyland Farm

The Winter Corp.

Parker - Hannifin

Community First Credit Union

Preference Dental

Chemical Bank

Mercantile Bank

Contact Us

For more information or to sponsor an event


Lou Lincoln

Dallas Lincoln

Donations accepted at:

Music in the Park (MIP) P.O. Box 529, Lakeview 48850

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