Beacon Park now anchors downtown Detroit’s west side as a place for fun and events. A companion to Campus Martius Park, it added another green space and restaurant to the downtown scene

Now they’re ratcheting up their concert game. A three-part free concert series is coming to the park this summer. Two of the acts have been announced.

JR JR, will kick off the series on Saturday, June 16 at 6:30 p.m. Originally named Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., the Royal Oak duo of Joshua Epstein and Daniel Zott is maybe best known for their Top 10 Alternative single, “Gone.”

Saint Motel comes to town on Saturday, July 21. The Los Angeles-based, indie pop group has appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! and played main stage at major music festivals like Coachella, Bonnaroo and Lollapalooza. You’ll get to see them before they hit the road before a major fall tour.

The artist for the last concert of the three hasn’t been announced yet. But mark your calendar for Saturday, August 18.

Not only will you have the concerts to check out these nights, but Beacon Park’s open air Night Market, food trucks, lawn games and more will be around to keep you entertained.

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