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Music Makes the Market!

Music is a harmonious mainstay at the market from Opening Day through the end of October! Each week brings a unique blend of acoustic rhythms and harmonies from folk to R&B to classic rock. Our musicians are veterans of the local music scene who add a dimension of both sound and feeling that will make your visit an experience. Come listen, or as pop troubadour legend Jackson Browne would have it, "Stay ... just a little bit longer ... Stay ... just a little bit more ..."

Our Schedule

7/29/2017
Mark Reitenga


Mark Reitenga plays an Energetic Brand of Acoustic Pop/Folk/Rock throughout Metro Detroit. Enjoy Marks "Welcome to my Living Room" quality on originals and Human Jukebox-like covers.

8/5/2017
Gary NIemenski


Gary Niemenski is a singer songwriter based out of Farmington, Michigan. He was a member of one of the successful local bands in the 80's in Starfire. He occasionally performs at various festivals and art fairs during the summer. More recently, he performed for the International Pop Overthrow Festival held every year with a stop in Detroit. In 2007, he reformed Starfire and was selected by the Detroit News for their Sonic Summer Battle of the Bands which included a concert at Campus Martius. In 2008, Gary recorded "Livin' in the City" CD available on iTunes and Amazon. Playing multiple instruments allows him to perform and appreciate many songs from the 60's through present times for all ages.

8/12/2017
David & Francesco


Strolling accordion and mandolin at 9:00am, The Amici Band 11:00am. Authentic italian classic performed with accordion and mandolin

8/19/2017
Larry Arbour, an Elk Himself!!



Larry Arbour has been doing Acoustic Folk-Rock 60's,70's, & 80's. For 40 Yrs. Bars, Nightclubs, Restaurants, Country Clubs, Farmers Markets, Weddings, Funerals, Private Parties, From Flat Rock to Clarkston. Self-taught at 13, and never stopped. Songs from the Soul. For kids 6 to 96

8/26/2017
Full Tilt Boogies Blues Band


The very entertaining duo of "Razor Ray & T-Bone" perform a vast variety of hips swayin, head poppin, toe tappin & finger snappin musical renditions that are sure to bring a smile to your face and a skip in your step. Razor Ray & T-Bone have performed through the years at small garage sales to very large concert venues and are looking forward to this summers events. Be sure to mark your calendar for the "Razor & T-Bone" shows.

9/2/2017
Sinjon Smith


A Detroit legend in the making. Formed in late 2003, Sinjon Smith's core is the long-time writing team of Chris Wietzke & Diane Smith who are known for their memorable melodies and unforgettable hooks. They are inspired from their love of such music greats as Led Zeppelin, Heart, Bonnie Rait, and Shelby Lynne. Sinjon Smith's live lineup includes guitarist Marc Davis, bass player Gregor Pendgraft, our drummer Lonnell Lewis, and vocalist Meagan McMillan. Sinjon Smith is able to smear the line between Pop/Rock & Country bringing the best of both genre's to a new sound that sets them apart from all others in their class.

9/9/2017
Steve Taylor


Steve is a graduate of Boston's prestigious Berklee College of Music and a veteran of the local music scene. He performs all over the Metro Detroit area as a solo acoustic artist, bringing his blend of soulful original material and songs by his favorite artists to more intimate settings. Steve loves to take requests, tell stories, and share songs. Steve is a graduate of Boston's prestigious Berklee College of Music and a veteran of the local music scene. He performs all over the Metro Detroit area as a solo acoustic artist, bringing his blend of soulful original material and songs by his favorite artists to more intimate settings. Steve loves to take requests, tell stories, and share songs.

9/16/2017
Bob Monteleone


Bob has been playing professionally for over 30 years. In the 1980's he was the lead guitarist in the reggae band Black Market. In the 1990's Bob played with The Look as well as Raggamuffin. In 2003 he started Hanzie Records to release the first Luck & Trouble album MALFUNCTION JUNCTION, which was a collaboration with Brian Blush of the Refreshments. Since then, Bob has produced 19 albums, mostly for Hanzie Records, most recently last year's ACOUSTIC MADNESS(self titled), Robert Thibodeau's FOLK ROCK LOVE and this year Dave Edwards Band's HEART'S DESIRE. Bob's main focus the last few years has been the trio Acoustic Madness he co-leads with Mitch Purdy. Bob also play gigs solo, as Bob & April (with his wife, April Monteleone), with The Stumbling Mice, Ken & Bob Show (w/Ken McCauley) and the Dave Edwards Band, as well as Hanzie reggae artist the Belle Islanders. Bob has been nominated for 13 Detroit Music Awards in the last 3 years.

9/23/2017
Dan Goree


Daniel Goree, from the Pacific Northwest, and Donald "Bopper" Clark, a Michigan local, get together to take listeners on a journey through American music. Both of these musicians, Goree on lead guitar and Clark on bass, have been around the world, bringing sounds and perspectives to their interpretation of American rhythm & blues, Motown and country. Their music ranges from country standards of Waylon Jennings to R&B by Marvin Gaye to pop hits of Michael Jackson. The only thing you can expect is surprise at what they might pull out next.

9/30/2017
Full Tilt Boogie Blues Band


The very entertaining duo of "Razor Ray & T-Bone" perform a vast variety of hips swayin, head poppin, toe tappin & finger snappin musical renditions that are sure to bring a smile to your face and a skip in your step. Razor Ray & T-Bone have performed through the years at small garage sales to very large concert venues and are looking forward to this summers events. Be sure to mark your calendar for the "Razor & T-Bone" shows.

10/7/2017
Kielbasa Kings


Kielbasa Kings Polka Band based in Dearborn, Michigan USA. Since 1999, this hi energy band delivers contemporary and traditional polkas, waltzes and obereks, instrumentally and sung in both Polish and English. Having too much fun making music happy...

10/14/2017
Mark Reitenga


Mark Reitenga plays an Energetic Brand of Acoustic Pop/Folk/Rock throughout Metro Detroit. Enjoy Marks "Welcome to my Living Room" quality on originals and Human Jukebox-like covers.

10/21/2017
Steve Taylor


Steve is a graduate of Boston's prestigious Berklee College of Music and a veteran of the local music scene. He performs all over the Metro Detroit area as a solo acoustic artist, bringing his blend of soulful original material and songs by his favorite artists to more intimate settings. Steve loves to take requests, tell stories, and share songs.

10/28/2017
Sinjon Smith


A Detroit legend in the making. Formed in late 2003, Sinjon Smith's core is the long-time writing team of Chris Wietzke & Diane Smith who are known for their memorable melodies and unforgettable hooks. They are inspired from their love of such music greats as Led Zeppelin, Heart, Bonnie Rait, and Shelby Lynne. Sinjon Smith's live lineup includes guitarist Marc Davis, bass player Gregor Pendgraft, our drummer Lonnell Lewis, and vocalist Meagan McMillan. Sinjon Smith is able to smear the line between Pop/Rock & Country bringing the best of both genre's to a new sound that sets them apart from all.

11/4/2017
Larry Arbour


Larry Arbour has been doing Acoustic Folk-Rock 60's,70's, & 80's. For 40 Yrs. Bars, Nightclubs, Restaurants, Country Clubs, Farmers Markets, Weddings, Funerals, Private Parties, From Flat Rock to Clarkston. Self-taught at 13, and never stopped. Songs from the Soul. For kids 6 to 96