Kicks Band brings jazz to area parks this summer

Big band booked seven free shows in Moorhead, Fargo and Detroit Lakes

The F-M Kicks Band has performed a range of jazz music around the community for more than 40 years. Photo courtesy of the F-M Kicks Band
The Kicks Band of Fargo-Moorhead has performed a range of jazz music around the community for more than 40 years.
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MOORHEAD — The Kicks Band of Fargo Moorhead is kicking off its summer concert series at Gooseberry Mound Park this Thursday, June 16, at Moorhead’s Gooseberry Park.

From 7-8:30 p.m. the big band will play music from artists like Michael Buble, Maynard Ferguson, Kris Berg, Duke Ellington and more.

Other dates this summer include:

  • 7 p.m. June 30, Gooseberry Park
  • 7 p.m. July 21, Gooseberry Park
  • 7 p.m. July 22, Bandshell, City Park, Detroit Lakes, Minn.
  • 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Aug. 6, Red River Market, Broadway Square, Fargo
  • noon to 5 p.m. Aug. 7, Kicks Band Jazz Festival, Island Park, Fargo
  • 3-4:30 p.m. Sept. 10, Davy Park, Moorhead

All concerts are free. Guests are invited to bring lawn chairs and water to the park shows.

For 20 years John Lamb has covered art, entertainment and lifestyle stories in the area for The Forum.
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