The Detroit Zoo gets even wilder on Wednesday nights during July and August with its annual Wild Summer Nights concert series. Concerts take place in the Zoo’s Main Picnic Grove from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wild Summer Nights features a variety of live music from local bands, including children’s, jazz, pop, folk and blues. Concert-goers are invited to bring a blanket and pack a picnic. Cooler checks will be done and as a reminder there is no beer, wine, alcohol or glass allowed on property. Food, snacks, beer, wine and soft drinks are available for purchase from Zoo concessions.
The concerts are free with Zoo admission. The Zoo remains open until 8 p.m. on Wednesdays during the concert series.
Wild Summer Nights concert lineup:
July 5 – The Euphorics
July 12 – Detroit Social Club
July 19 – Tom Seley and the Troublemakers
July 26 – Michigan Opera Theatre
August 2 – Steve King & the Dittilies
August 9 – Athens Creek
August 16 – Detroit Symphony Orchestra
August 23 – Gary Greenfelder Orchestra
August 30 – Cosmic Groove