June 30, 2016 [DETROIT]— A new FREE entertainment series is bringing classic movies, music, food trucks and lawn games to West Riverfront Park for guests to enjoy under the stars this summer.

Riverfront Relaxin’ is a four-night series that begins July 14 with a performance by Larry Lee and the Back in the Day Band followed by a showing of the movie, "Purple Rain."

The series is presented by the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy in conjunction with Park Solutions. Event dates are July 14, July 28, August 11 and August 25 from 6 to 10:30 p.m. Music begins at 6:30 p.m., with the movie scheduled for 8:30 p.m.

West Riverfront Park is located at 1801 W. Jefferson, between Rosa Parks Boulevard and the Riverfront Apartments.

A complete list of the lineup for each date follows:

  • July 14 Music: Larry Lee & the Back in the Day Band Movie: Purple Rain
  • July 28 Music: Rockstar (80’s Tribute Band) Movie: The Breakfast Club
  • Aug 11 Music: Jody Raffoul Band Movie: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
  • Aug 25 Music: The BackBeats (Beatles Tribute Band) Movie: A Hard Day’s Night

For more information about Riverfront Relaxin’, visit detroitriverfront.org.