Milford’s LaFontaine Family Amphitheater Kicks off Season TONIGHT 5/26

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WHAT: Celebrate the start of summer in downtown Milford with the season opener of the LaFontaine Family Amphitheater, sponsored by Huron Valley State Bank, with support from the Huron Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Milford Downtown Development Authority. Rocking to the sounds of Your Generation, formerly known as Fifty Amp Fuse, the community will come to life from 7-10 p.m. on Thursday, May 26. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and picnic blankets for seating on the hillside.

In addition to live music, attendees will enjoy a mouthwatering selection of eats and treats available for purchase. Local favorite Smoke Street Barbecue will provide savory dishes for hungry visitors, Community Sharing will offer a selection of beverages, and Oak Pointe Church Milford will be selling refreshing ice cream treats.

PHOTO-OPP: The evening will be filled with activity to capture:

  • A lively concert featuring local favorite Your Generation on the open-air stage of the LaFontaine Family Amphitheater.
  • Thousands of concert-goers and community members gathered on the grassy, terraced seating of the amphitheater, under the natural canopy of the park’s trees.
  • The local community mingling with Milford visitors celebrating the arrival of summer with barbeque, ice cream and music.

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WHO:  Ann Barnette, executive director of the Milford Downtown Development Authority

Joell Beether, executive director of the Huron Valley Chamber of Commerce

Jack Shubitowski, president and CEO of Huron Valley State Bank

 

WHEN: 7-10 p.m. on Thursday, May 26

Your Generation will play two sets from 7-8:15 p.m. and 8:45-10 p.m.

WHERE: Central Park, Main Street (between Huron and Liberty streets) Milford, Mich.

COST: All summer concerts at the LaFontaine Family Amphitheater are free and open to the public. For a complete list of concerts, visit www.milfordamp.org or www.meetmeinmilford.com.

ABOUT: The LaFontaine Family Amphitheater was completed in 2015, as a result of a community-driven initiative to build a one-of-kind outdoor amphitheater in downtown Milford’s Central Park. The initiative known as AMP in Central Park, was an estimated $500,000 project, signifying a strong dedication to the performing arts in Oakland County, and was funded primarily through private donations and grants.

The LaFontaine Family Amphitheater was made possible by the LaFontaine Family, the Rotary Club of Huron Valley, the Huron Valley Chamber of Commerce, the Milford Downtown Development Authority and many others. For more information about the LaFontaine Family Amphitheater, please visit www.milfordamp.org.

About the Milford Downtown Development Authority

Established by ordinance in 1982, the Milford Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is a commercial district revitalization organization dedicated to building an attractive environment in which people can shop, live and play. To learn more about downtown Milford, visit www.meetmeinmilford.com.



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