I hate starting every story with words to the effect of "here's another sign that things are getting back to normal", but here goes. Live music at lunchtime, with food trucks, and people, in Bronson Park; The City of Kalamazoo's Lunchtime Live series begins Friday, June 11th and will continue all summer through September 10th.

This is a throwback to....two years ago? Going outside for lunch, walking over to Bronson Park, ordering at the food truck, planting yourself, enjoying the food and the music, and really, the only worry you  have is not getting food on your shirt or blouse.

And food trucks have become such an urban staple over the past decade, and they bring new variety and options to the lunch landscape, and Kalamazoo, especially, has some interesting fare being offered from those food trucks.

Here's what to expect

The food trucks will be lined up along the South Street side of the park. The live musical acts will be on the rotary stage on the west side, along Park Street.

Musical Acts All Summer Long

June 11 – Allie Garland
June 18 – Marcus Giddings
June 25 – Hurricane
July 2 – Minor Element
July 9 – Crooked Roots
July 16 – Shelagh Brown Band
July 23 – Van Dyke Revue Band
July 30 – Norman Light & Megan Rae
August 6 – Abbigale Rose
August 13 – Lisa Moairy & Ryan Gladding
August 20 – Big Trouble
August 27 – Out of Favor Boys
September 3 – Kanola Band
September 10 – Matt Gabriel

It's Free

So, while major festivals are gone from the Kalamazoo landscape for the foreseeable future, here's something that fun and most importantly, free.

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