Sounds & Sights 2016 Schedule

Sounds & Sights On Thursday NightsSounds & Sights on Thursday Nights performances are held in Chelsea, Michigan from June 9 to August 18, 2016 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Performances take place outdoors at various spots throughout downtown. In order to be considered for the 2017 lineup, please see our audition information.

2016 Presented by Golling Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Chelsea. 2016 lineup listed below.

For performance locations, see our Stage Map. Please note that schedule is subject to change.

Information for performers

JUNE 2016
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June 9

June 16

  • Mike Green (Comedy) at Katie’s Korner on the library lawn
    • In partnership with Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase. Sponsored by Friends of Chelsea District Library. 
    • In case of rain, comedy will be held in the McKune Room at the library.
  • Sel de Terre (Cajun/Creole) at South St.
  • 3 Generations Entertainment (Balloons for the kids) at Main St. Alley
  • Dave Boutette (Americana) at East Alley
  • Anthony Lai Band (Rock) at East Middle St.
  • Open Mic Stage at W. Middle St.
  • Gr8Road (Acoustic/Pop Rock) at Sylvan Courtyard
  • The North Creek Fiddlers (Bluegrass/Country/Fiddle) at Glazier Building
  • Avery Goode Band (Blues/Funk ) at Clocktower Gazebo
  • Kelly Trudell (Folk/Classic Rock/Originals) at Chelsea Alehouse Brewery
  • Eric the Juggler (Kids Entertainment) at the Clocktower Courtyard
  • Movie at dusk provided by SRSLY Cinema: Croods (PG) 98 minutes
  • For more Chelsea, Michigan events visit ChelseaMich.com

June 23

  • Luke Ashlocke (Comedy) at Katie’s Korner on the library lawn
    • In partnership with Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase. Sponsored by Friends of Chelsea District Library. 
    • In case of rain, comedy will be held in the McKune Room at the library.
  • Bowdish Brothers (Americana Roots Music) at South St.
  • 3 Generations Entertainment (Balloons for the kids) at Main St. Alley
  • Sally & Ted (Pop/Country) at East Alley
  • Chelsea House Orchestra (Celtic) at East Middle St.
  • Open Mic Stage at W. Middle St.
  • The Off-Brands (Rock) at Sylvan Courtyard
  • Chain of Fools (Blues/R&B) at Glazier Building
  • Bob Skon Trio (Pop/Rock) at Clocktower Gazebo
  • The Potter’s Field (Americana Duo) at Chelsea Alehouse Brewery
  • Eric the Juggler (Kids Entertainment) at the Clocktower Courtyard
  • Movie at dusk provided by SRSLY Cinema: Mr. Popper’s Peguins (PG) 80 minutes
  • For more Chelsea, Michigan events visit ChelseaMich.com

June 30

  • Andy Beningo (Comedy) at Katie’s Korner on the library lawn
    • In partnership with Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase. Sponsored by Friends of Chelsea District Library. 
    • In case of rain, comedy will be held in the McKune Room at the library.
  • Cash Is King (Johnny Cash Tribute) at South St.
  • 3 Generations Entertainment (Balloons for the kids) at Main St. Alley
  • Eric Moore (Acoustic  Blues) at East Alley
  • West Park Music Society (Jazz/Latin/Swing/Blues) at East Middle St.
  • Open Mic Stage at W. Middle St.
  • Brown Mountain Apes (Classic Rock/Alternative) at Sylvan Courtyard
  • The Motor City Boogie Woogie (Roots/Boogie-Woogie/Swing/Ragtime) at Glazier Building
  • Strings & Things (Traditional Acoustic Music) at Clocktower Gazebo
  • Trey McLaughlin  (Pop/Folk) at Chelsea Alehouse Brewery
  • Dee Dee the Clown (Face Painting) at the Clocktower Courtyard
  • Face Painting Robot (Face Painting) at the Clocktower Courtyard
  • Movie at dusk provided by SRSLY Cinema: Napoleon Dynamite (PG) 96 minutes
  • For more Chelsea, Michigan events visit ChelseaMich.com
JULY 2016
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July 7

July 14

  • King Family Band (Bluegrass) at Katie’s Korner on the library lawn
  • The Shelter Dogs (Americana) at South St.
  • 3 Generations Entertainment (Balloons for the kids) at Main St. Alley
  • Robyn (Classic Rock/Country/Pop) at East Alley
  • Stormfront (Classic Rock) at East Middle St.
  • Open Mic Stage at W. Middle St.
  • Liquid Plasma (Alternative Rock) at Sylvan Courtyard
  • School of Rock A2 (Rock/Blues) at Glazier Building
  • Town Band (Vintage Band Music) at Clocktower Gazebo
  • Peter & Ralph Duo (Roots Music) at Chelsea Alehouse Brewery
  • Eric the Juggler (Kids Entertainment) at the Clocktower Courtyard
  • Chelsea Monitor Base Ball (Vintage Baseball)
  • Movie at dusk provided by SRSLY Cinema: The Tooth Fairy (PG) 101 minutes
  • For more Chelsea, Michigan events visit ChelseaMich.com

July 21

July 28-30 | Sounds & Sights Festival

Chelsea’s annual Sounds & Sights Festival takes place July 28-30. In addition to the weekly entertainment you find throughout the summer on Thursday Nights, the Festival includes an Art Market, KidZone, Classic Car Show, Chalk Art, Food Court and more. See Sounds & Sights Festival page for the line up of music, performances, food, and fun!

Thursday, July 28 | Sounds & Sights Performances throughout downtown from 6:30-8:30pm

Thursday, July 28 | Social Tent 7-11pm

Sounds & Sights Festival Social Tent* ($5 Cover) opens behind The Common Grill at 6pm,  Live Music 7-11pm, All Ages Show.

Chelsea Spotlight Night featuring (in order of appearance): 

Friday, July 29 | Social Tent 7-11pm

Sounds & Sights Festival Social Tent* ($5 Cover) opens behind The Common Grill at 6pm,  Live Music 7-11pm, All Ages Show.

Country Night featuring (in order of appearance): 

Saturday, July 30 | Social Tent 1-5pm

Sounds & Sights Festival Social Tent* (NO Cover) opens behind The Common Grill at 1pm,  Live Music 1-5pm, All Ages Show.

Saturday, July 30 | Social Tent 7-11pm

Sounds & Sights Festival Social Tent* ($5 Cover) opens behind The Common Grill at 6pm,  Live Music 7-11pm, All Ages Show.

Dance Party featuring (in order of appearance):

* Alcohol including beer & wine are for sale to those 21+ and older with proof of I.D. and wristband.

AUGUST 2016
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August 4

August 11

  • Paragon (Classic Rock Country) at Katie’s Korner on the library lawn
  • Kari Holmes & the Modern Day Drifters (Country) at South St.
  • 3 Generations Entertainment (Balloons for the kids) at Main St. Alley
  • Ali Sesnovich (Uklele Covers) at East Alley
  • Captain Ivory (Greasy Rock/Soul) at East Middle St.
  • Open Mic Stage at W. Middle St.
  • Mixed Nuts (Folk / Americana) at Sylvan Courtyard
  • Front Porch Swing (Jazz / Swing) at Glazier Building
  • Trio Trumbao (Cuban Jazz Band) at Clocktower Gazebo
  • Nathan Sweet (Classic Rock / Gospel) at Chelsea Alehouse Brewery
  • Dee Dee the Clown (Face Painting) at the Clocktower Courtyard
  • Face Painting Robot (Face Painting) at the Clocktower Courtyard
  • Movie at dusk provided by SRSLY Cinema: How to Train Your Dragon 2 (PG) 102 minutes
  • For more Chelsea, Michigan events visit ChelseaMich.com

August 18

  • The Dorkestra (Pan Perennial Party) at Katie’s Korner on the library lawn
    • 2016 marks 10 years in the Chelsea District Library‘s new building! Join us as we celebrate with music, cake & ice cream, youth activities, building tours including our newly remodeled media area, historical photograph display, and much more. Open to the public.
  • Escaping Pavement (Americana) at South St.
  • 3 Generations Entertainment (Balloons for the kids) at Main St. Alley
  • Anthony Paparelli (Rock/Pop Top 40) at East Alley
  • North Congress (Classic Rock /Blues) at East Middle St.
  • Open Mic Stage at W. Middle St.
  • Sunday Morning Light (Americana) at Sylvan Courtyard
  • From Grace (Pop/Country/Jazz) at Glazier Building
  • King Family Band (Bluegrass) at Clocktower Gazebo
  • View (Folk Rock) at Chelsea Alehouse Brewery
  • A2 Magic (Magic) at the Clocktower Courtyard
  • Movie at dusk provided by SRSLY Cinema: The Martian (PG-13) 144 minutes
  • For more Chelsea, Michigan events visit ChelseaMich.com

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