DETROIT (WXYZ) – Programming for the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy’s new West Riverfront Block Party event features local artists performing music from a number of different genres, including soul, funk, Latin jazz and pop, as well as performances by headliners El DeBarge and Brownstone.
The West Riverfront Block Party will take place on Saturday, September 18 from 11 am to 10 pm at West Riverfront Park, located at 1801 W. Jefferson in downtown Detroit. In addition to national and local concerts, the West Riverfront Block Party will feature Typhoon Tommy jet ski acrobatic demonstrations, food trucks and the Family Adventure Zone which features interactive games, a 300-foot zipline and more. activities.
Musical performances begin at 11:30 am on the local stage with artists from the Detroit area scheduled throughout the day. National headliners El DeBarge and The Brownstone Experience will take the stage at the Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort.
Scheduled performances include:
Detroit Folklorico Ballet (Traditional Mexican Dances) 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Natalie Lucassian (Pop) 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Lvrboy. (alternative soul) 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Damon Terrell (Funk and Latin jazz) 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort Scene
DJ Emmet (Detroit’s ReMix King) 5:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
New World Soul (Soul) 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
DJ Emmett 7 to 7:30 p.m.
Brownstone (Rhythm & Blues) 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
DJ Emmett from 8:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
El DeBarge (Rhythm & Blues) 9 p.m. to 10 p.m.
VIP tickets for New World Soul’s Soaking Eagle Casino & Resort stage performances, The Brownstown Experience, and El DeBarge are $ 40. For VIP tickets visit https://www.riverfrontblockparty.com/music
Twenty of Detroit’s most popular food trucks will provide food for purchase throughout the day, including Wingsnob, Crispelli’s, Mr. Pitmaster, Cinnabon, Cosmic Burrito, and A Taste of Motown.
The adventure zone features obstacle courses, inflatable games, and a thrilling 300-foot zipline that offers breathtaking views of the Detroit and Windsor sky lines. Activities and programming for kids will include take-out crafts, fun experiments from the Michigan Science Center, and a monster mural.
Admission to the West Riverfront Block Party is $ 5. Children under three are admitted free. For more information on the West Riverfront Block Party, visit https://www.riverfrontblockparty.com