Covington, Michigan – Joan Roberts, who schedules the acts for the Covington music series, talked to Todd Pazz about the start of the 2018 Covington free concert series. The series started over 15 years ago, and this year kicks-off Tuesday, July 10th. The dance and music always run from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday evenings, featuring mostly country and western music with line dancing. The entire series is sponsored by Covington Township and usually hosts between 75 and 100 people.
Talent/Acts for Summer 2018:
- July 10th – Country Drifters
- July 27th – Jack Joliff
- July 24th – Rolling Thunder
- July 31st – UP Gumbo
- August 7th – Mark Wayne
- August 14th – Red River Band
- August 21st – Heather Crosse
- August 28th – Wil Kipela & Friends
Of special note, the forty-piece Air National Guard Band just played last weekend, in exchange for a meal! Genuine small town hospitality is assured.
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Concession are done by the non-profit The Community Women’s Group with light meals and home-baked goods. Nacho’s and hot dogs are part of each night’s offerings.
Location: Covington Pavillion, Covington — Covington Pavillion on M-28, 5 miles west of US. 41 in Covington
Website: http://www.baragacounty.org or call 906-355-2182 for more information.
Related Entertainment: Nearby L’anse music in park: https://www.villageoflanse.org/summer_concerts_in_the_park Summer Concerts in the Park