September 29, 2023

Grant Pavilion in Millennium Park

A Free Concert for Everyone!

AYA’s Concert In The Park

There’s not much better than a free outdoor concert surrounded by your favorite people.

Starting in 2022, AYA now hosts an annual Concert in the Park – with the sole intention of enjoying the late Summer weather and getting to know eachother!

Sign up for our newsletter to learn details of when to attend and the music you can hear and treats to enjoy!

Our 2022 Lineup: Azz-Izz!

Azz-Izz is a 6-piece, R&B, Funk & Pop Band from Grand Rapids, playing throughout West Michigan under the ownership and leadership of Darrick Pearson for over the past 35 years.


Darrick Pearson – Drums and Lead Vocalist

Kevin Gillespie – Bass

Will McNeil  – Guitar

Billy Gregory – Keys

Mark Barnes – Saxophone

James Bates – Vocals

Ways To Get Involved

AYA Youth Collective exists to support youth experiencing homelessness. We provide access to basic needs, laundry, employment services, counseling, medical care, housing, and more! All donations made at the Concert in the Park go back to supporting young people who need essential resources to achieve long-term stability. Below are a few ways you can get involved and support our cause.

Attend the Concert

Sponsor the Concert Event

Donate to AYA

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