Crossroads Picnic Showcase brings variety of music to Friday nights

REED CITY — Crossroads Picnic Showcase is in full swing this summer.

Every Friday evening, rain or shine, musicians bring their unique brand of jazz, blues, pop, rock and soul to the Rambadt Park Campground Bandstand. This week's concert features Greg Nagy's Men of Leisure with Jim Alfredson on keys.

Organizers suggest attendees bring lawn chairs and coolers. Social distancing and facial coverings encouraged and appreciated. Those unable to attend may listen to the music on WCJB 99.3 FM.

IF YOU GO

• When: 7-9:15 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 27

• Where: Rambadt Park Campground Bandstand, 700 N. Park St., Reed City

• Cost: Free, donations appreciated

Scheduled bands/artists:

• July 30: Greg Nagy's Men of Leisure with Jim Alfredson, keys (blend pop, soul, blues and rock)

• Aug. 6: Rodney Whitaker Quartet, world respected bassist (straight-a-head jazz, roots music)

• Aug. 13: Planet D Nonet, the Midwest's Premier "Lil Big Band" (pop, jazz, showtunes)

• Aug. 20: Chris Foreman's Soul Message Band, World Touring Hammond B3 (jazzy funk and soul)

• Aug. 27: U'Neek Soul (authentic Motown, soul, R&B, pop and classic rock)