If you’re sticking around town during Memorial Day weekend, check out Yards Park on Friday night. This week kicks off the park’s free summer music series, featuring a nice mix of local bands performing right along the riverfront. Compared to some outdoor concerts around town–like Jazz in the Park–Yards Park’s shows are a prime alternative from the big crowds and are usually more laid back. The first show on May 26 features local soul vet Jimi Smooth, just in time for the dreary rain to clear out.
Here are the full schedule with details: