Michigan Roots Jamboree returning to Ypsilanti this summer
The Michigan Roots Jamboree will take place Aug. 6 and 7 at Ypsilanti's Riverside Park, according to the announcement from the nonprofit Depot Town Community Development Corporation.
Formerly called The Jamboree, the event combines music, art and other activities in an outdoor setting. Two stages are planned, and the lineup is already available online, featuring a lots of local favorites working in a variety of genres.
The new development this year: an option for "urban camping" at Frog Island Park.
As stated in today's announcement, "The DTCDC Board is committed to enhancing the quality of life for the Ypsilanti area. We believe the Michigan Roots Jamboree will be a great community building event. All proceeds from this event will be used to support our local parks and improve community spaces."
Tickets are now available from the Jamboree website.