Beats on Bates
Downtown Kalamazoo’s live music scene is a special part of the city. Adding to the already vibrant music scene is Beats on Bates. Presented by the Arts Council of Greater Kalamazoo and The JACK and The Touch radio stations, this free live music series offers visitors and locals alike the chance to wind down on a Wednesday evening, indulge in a meal and some drinks, and enjoy the musical stylings under the beautiful lights of Bates Alley.
Facilitated by Riddle Promotions.
The series takes place every Wednesday between June and September from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
SUMMER 2023 LINEUP
7/19/23 – Acana
8/2/23 – The Kalamazoo Kittens
8/23/23 – Zion Lion
9/6/23 – Work N Progress (funk & soul)
9/13/23 MexiCuba (Latin music)
9/20/23 – Lisa Chilton & JustJaye (blues)
9/27/23 – The Nathan Moore Affair / Samuel Nalangira (Sounds of the Zoo)