The annual free classic rock concert series Rockin’ on the Riverfront returns this summer for eight shows on the GM Renaissance Center’s riverfront plaza.

Michael McDonald and his soulful baritone voice will kick off the series July 8. Former Eagles guitarist Don Felder is July 15.

Blue Oyster Cult returns to the Rockin’ on the Riverfront series July 22 with hits like “Burnin’ For You,” “Godzilla” and “(Don’t Fear) the Reaper.” Michigan’s own Grand Funk Railroad performs July 29 and “Built This City” band Starship plays Aug. 5

Poison lead singer Bret Michaels closes out the series on Aug. 12.

The free concerts are 8-10 p.m. Updates will be posted to

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