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 August 15 2016 –  12:00 PM
CADILLAC SQUARE

LAURA MENDOZA

NOON – 2 P.M.

Laura Mendoza hails originally from the Detroit rock band, White Shag.

Stripping it down with classic rock, punk, country and her own band’s original tunes on acoustic.
Special set from Detroit croonerette

August 15 2016 –  12:00 PM
CAMPUS MARTIUS PARK
SHAUNELLE THE VOICE & MELODIKSOUL
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CAMPUS MARTIUS PARK
THE ANTHONY LAI BAND
At the heart of The Anthony Lai Band is a love for vocal harmony.
The group blends voices inspired by Crosby, Stills, and Nash, Fleetwood Mac …
Together with a fusion of rock n’ roll, folk, and classical music.

 August 16 2016 –  12:00 PM
August 16 2016 –  12:00 PM
CADILLAC SQUARE

NATA MUSIC

NOON – 2 P.M.

Nata Music is a combination of classic R &B,  early Motown mixed with new school …
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August 16 2016 –  6:00 PM
PARADISE VALLEY’S BEATRICE BUCK PARK

POLYFOLD SUMMER RESIDENCY UPFRONT DETROIT

6-8 P.M.

A Detroit based group of musicians – perform groove-based compositions

Derrick Benford – Piano
Nate Winn – Drums
Michael Scott Taylor – Bass
Guest* Jeffrey Trent – Saxophone

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August 17 2016 –  12:00 PM
CAMPUS MARTIUS PARK

TAYLOR TUCKY BAND

Taylor Tucky –  best of today’s Modern Country radio hits – fast-paced dynamic show.

August 17 2016 –  12:00 PM
CADILLAC SQUARE
NEXT GENERATION

NOON – 2 P.M
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August 18 2016 –  12:00 PM
CAMPUS MARTIUS PARK

THURSDAY LUNCH LIVE: PATO

PRESENTED BY IHEARTMEDIA AND EMBARCO ENTERTAINMENT

A Detroit based singer, writer, and guitarist. Pato composes music and writes lyrics around his native Motown and Argentinian experiences.

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August 18 2016 –  12:00 PM
CADILLAC SQUARE

OMAR ARAGONES

NOON – 2 P.M.

Playing music that is soulful and fun.
Blending genres such as R&B, Pop and Rock to create sounds that everyone can enjoy.

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August 18 2016 –  5:30 PM

MIX & MINGLE PRESENTED BY CHANNEL 955

CAMPUS MARTIUS PARK BEACH
THURSDAYS, 5:30 -8:30 p.m.
Socialize and relax at a weekly Downtown happy hour.
Features delicious food and drink specialties each Thursday.

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August 18 2016 –  6:00 PM

PARADISE VALLEY’S BEATRICE BUCK PARK

POLYFOLD SUMMER RESIDENCY MUSIC OF LEVINE, MALIS AND SHADIK

6-8 P.M.

POLYFOLD is a collective of musical artists who have joined together to develop, and present creative works.
Founded in Detroit, Polyfold produces concerts and recordings,
hosts outreach events and educational workshops,
fosters creative community in Detroit and beyond.
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August 19 2016 –  11:00 AM
CADILLAC SQUARE

FARMERS MARKET FRIDAYS

11 A.M. – 2 P.M.
Shop a great selection of fresh produce and cottage foods from an array of local growers.


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 August 19 2016 –  12:00 PM
CAMPUS MARTIUS PARK

SARAH SHERRARD BAND

The Sarah Sherrard Band is a seasoned Classic Rock group from Southeastern Michigan They make you feel something familiar and new all at the same  time .

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 August 19 2016 –  12:00 PM
CADILLAC SQUARE

ALLISON ALBRECHT

NOON – 2 P.M.

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August 19 2016 –  5:30 PM
THE BEACH @ CAMPUS MARTIUS PARK

ANTHEM

Anthem Reggae Band -original sound that is creating a big wave throughout the USA. Anthem provides musical enchantment and diversity –  reggae, from roots to dancehall.

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August 19 2016 –  6:30 PM
CAPITOL PARK

THE FRIDAY RIDE

Live Cycle Delight will lead bike enthusiasts on a seven to eight mile ride through downtown, the riverfront, and various landmarks in the city.
Starting at 6:30pm in Capitol Park, the ride last approximately 90-minutes, and will end at one of Detroit’s favorite spots, Campus Martius Park’s Beach Party Fridays.
As part of the ride, Live Cycle Delight will assist riders with bike checks for safety, and host a brief discussion about the rules of the road and how to safely navigate downtown as a biker in today’s fast paced traffic.

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August 21 2016 –  11:00 AM
CAPITOL PARK

MICHELLE HELD

11 A.M.

Michelle Held’s music harnesses all that encompasses the city, from hard-bitten soul to an ethereal grit.
She honed her skills at coffee shops and open mics.
With appearances at the DIA; TV and Radio spots on WDET, NPR, WXYZ , TV20,
she has carved out a place in the Detroit music scene.
Her singular voice, razor sharp candor and intricate guitar style honors the past yet owns a timelessness that rings through each song.

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August 21 2016 –  1:00 PM
CAPITOL PARK

DEBLON JACKSON

1 P.M.

Deblon Jackson is an excellent Flutist Born in Detroit Michigan.
She received her Bachelors of Music Education at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.
Was a Flutist in the United States Air Force Band.
Founder of Classique Productions which is dedicated to preserving Jazz music with young people.
CD White Blaze depicts her excellent musicianship and musical technique.
Was the runner-up in the Detroit International Jazz Festival Solo Competition in 2002. Founder of Jazz Kids and won the Detroit finals for Women who Jams June 24, 2006.
Performed with Teddy Harris Jr., James Tatum, Milt Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Johnny Rodriguez, and many others.

part of     SUNDAY BRUNCH
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 August 22 2016 –  12:00 PM
CAMPUS MARTIUS PARK

BEVLOVE

August 22 2016 –  12:00 PM
CADILLAC SQUARE
CHRIS HEINE AND JIM WALKUP

NOON – 2 P.M.
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August 23 2016 –  12:00 PM
CAMPUS MARTIUS PARK

SIDE TRAKD BAND

SideTrak’d was formed in November 2011 by five musicians who have each spent 20+ years in music.
They specialize in danceable rock-n-roll from  60s to 90s, primarily .
Classic rock with some soul/R&B, Motown and modern rock mixed in.
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August 23 2016 –  12:00 PM
CADILLAC SQUARE

JGRAVES

NOON – 2 P.M.

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August 23 2016 –  6:00 PM
PARADISE VALLEY’S BEATRICE BUCK PARK

POLYFOLD SUMMER RESIDENCY MUSIC OF TAIKO DRUMS

6-8 P.M.
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August 24 2016 –  12:00 PM
CAMPUS MARTIUS PARK

BORDER PATROL

Border Patrol is a lyrically driven folk-rock group from Detroit, Michigan and Windsor, Ontario.
Blending elements of traditional bluegrass and folk with punk and indie expression, they feature vocal harmonies and surprisingly upbeat melodies about our impending doom and the monotonies of every day life and love in this modern age.

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August 24 2016 –  12:00 PM
CADILLAC SQUARE

BRAZIL AND BEYOND DUO

NOON – 2 P.M.

The Brazil and Beyond Duo featuring Rich K on the Brazilian ukulele, six string bass and Garry Weinberg on seven string Brazilian guitar performing Latin-Brazilian selections and Beatles covers.
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August 25 2016 –  12:00 PM
CAMPUS MARTIUS PARK

THURSDAY LUNCH LIVE: JUSTIN ALEXANDER & THE MODERN CLASSICS

PRESENTED BY IHEARTMEDIA AND EMBARCO ENTERTAINMENT

Blending elements from across different genres to create his own unique style of pop-punk-rock .
Consistently winning over crowds with nothing more than a song, his voice, his guitar and his larger than life charisma.


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August 25 2016 – 12:00 PM
CADILLAC SQUARE

ALEXANDRIA LINTNER

NOON – 2 P.M.

Alexandria Lintner is the lead singer of a strong and powerful acoustic project that does a variety of different music.
Sings it all from country to blues to modern to southern rock.

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August 25 2016 –  5:30 PM
CAMPUS MARTIUS PARK

MIX AND MINGLE

THURSDAY, AUGUST 25, 5:30 P.M.

Caribbean eats and drinks with island sounds with Bahamian recording artist, Ya Tafari. Mix and Mingle is presented by Channel 955

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August 25 2016 –  6:00 PM
PARADISE VALLEY’S BEATRICE BUCK PARK

POLYFOLD SUMMER RESIDENCY MUSIC OF STATIN, TUCKER AND UESAKA

6-8 P.M.

POLYFOLD is a collective of musical artists who have joined together to develop, and present creative works.

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August 25 2016 –  7:30 PM
GRAND CIRCUS PARK

BRIAN “JAVONNTTE” GARRETT

7:30 – 8:30 P.M.

Has toured with Aretha Franklin,
Been featured on tracks with Amp Fiddler, Andres, Blake Baxter and has some very rare and sought after releases on now defunct label Noveau Riche.
A session musician, skilled in many instruments, Javonntte travels the country to sit in studio recording sessions producing everything from country bluegrass to techno to jazz or hip-hop.

August 25 2016 –  9:00 PM
GRAND CIRCUS PARK

GO FORTH

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 August 26 2016 – 12:00 PM

CADILLAC SQUARE

ALISE KING

NOON – 2 P.M.

Voted Female Artist of The Year by The Detroit Black Music Awards.

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 August 26 2016 –  5:30 PM
CAMPUS MARTIUS PARK

THE STRANGE

part of 4TH FRIDAYS

August 26 2016 –  6:30 PM
CAPITOL PARK
THE FRIDAY RIDE


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August 26 2016 –  7:00 PM
CAMPUS MARTIUS PARK

NIK WEST

Top female bassist and vocalist Nik West. Funk, Rock, Soul.

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August 26 2016 –  9:00 PM
CAMPUS MARTIUS PARK

GEORGE CLINTON & THE PARLIAMENT FUNKADELIC
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August 27 2016 –  12:00 PM

CAMPUS MARTIUS PARK

GRAND VALLEY CHARTER GALLERY

12-7 P.M.

The GVSU chARTer Gallery will feature about 500 pieces of art specifically created by students who attend a Grand Valley State University charter school.
The students displaying their work will represent 9 different charter schools located in metro Detroit.
Representing a wide range of grade levels, spanning from kindergarten to high school Their submissions will showcase a variety of mediums and artistic styles.

The GVSU Detroit Center serves as a hub designed to house teachers and students looking to meet, work, and learn outside of their school.

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 August 27 2016 –  12:00 PM

CAMPUS MARTIUS PARK

MICHIGAN SCIENCE CENTER ACTIVITY

Exciting activities to get you in the mood the festivities of the Michigan Philharmonic Orchestra’s presentation of “Sci-Phonic” and
Faygo Movies in the ‘D’ “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”.
Try your hand at one or both of these activities… Free and fun for all ages.

·         Alka Seltzer Rockets – create unique wings, nosecones and bodies for your rockets powered by a simple chemical reaction.

·         Gravity Well – Experiment with gravity and learn how objects orbit one another within our solar system.

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August 27 2016 –  1:00 PM CAMPUS MARTIUS MAIN STAGE
MAMMOTH FOLLIES

Presented by Hudson Vagabond Puppets
Stage Show, 1 p.m.An old-fashioned revue of original songs, witty jokes, and earth-smashing dances performed by giant dinosaur puppets.
Program dramatizes historic and scientific facts (as well as some myths) about the great age of the dinosaur.
Enormous puppets populate the stage, including your host Willie Mammoth, Smiley the Saber-Toothed Tiger, Bessie the lovable 27-foot long Apatosaurus, Tony and Trixie Triceratops, Terry the Pterodactyl, and the 11-foot tall T. Rex in a musical trip through pre-history.
Model Magic Dino Sculptures  –
Make & Take Session, 2 p.m.

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August 27 2016 –  7:00 PM
CAMPUS MARTIUS PARK

STAR WARS SPECTACULAR

SATURDAY, AUGUST 27, 7 P.M.
During Detroit SummerFest, don’t miss the Michigan Philpharmonic performing Sci-Phonic, supported by WRCJ 90.9 FM.
Stick around for the 8 p.m. showing of STAR WARS: The Force Awakens.

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August 27 2016 –  9:00 PM
CAPITOL PARK

THE INFATUATIONS

9-11 P.MThe Infatuations are simply… Detroit.
This band is a genre-bending mash-up of Funk, Soul and Detroit Rock & Roll with the well-crafted-pop-soul of Motown, to the sheer in-your-face bravado of
Parliament Funkadelic, to the raw untamed energy of Detroit Rock & Roll.
The Infatuations live performance has been described as electric, energetic, and euphoric. Leadsinger Kendrick Hardaway,
guitarist Christian Draheim,
bassist The Wolf,
guitarist Nick Behnan and
drummer Robert Myers
draw more and more fans into their #InfatuNation during every set. “Consistently fun and always drawing new fans” according to concert promoters, “they keep the ladies dancing and the fellas drinking”.
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August 28 2016 –  11:00 AM
CAPITAL PARK

PAINTING WITH A TWIST

11 A.M. – 3 P.M.

Painting with a Twist – Detroit/Downtown studio will be onsite with a painting demonstration by one of their very own local artist.
Participants may also partake in a 10-15 minute painting session with the artist.
This is your chance to see what PWAT has to offer.
In addition, to painting you will have the opportunity to win paintings being raffled off by Painting with a Twist.


part of SUNDAY BRUNCH

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August 28 2016 –  11:00 AM
CAPITOL PARK

KENNY WATSON

11 A.M.

Kenny Watson is a Motor City native, carved out of musical excellence and is equipped with the message of Love
With the vocal versatility that spans across the genres of R&B, Jazz, Alternative, Classical and Hip-Hop, Kenny Watson comfortably and confidently offers a unique musical experience.

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August 28 2016 –  1:00 PM
CAPITOL PARK

THE REDWOODS

1 P.M.

The Redwoods are an alternative rock band based in Detroit, MI.
All members are comprised of students/friends of the Detroit Institute of Music Education. As aspiring professional musicians, The Redwoods push boundaries musically and incorporate a large number of styles into their songwriting.

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August 29 2016 –  12:00 PM
CAMPUS MARTIUS PARK

THE SECRETS

The Secrets are seasoned music scene veterans who grew up in Detroit and were heavily influenced by its musical landscape along with the rock coming from overseas.
They have crafted smart, catchy, fun pop songs that sound instantly familiar yet fresh. They weave them artfully together with well-chosen cover tunes to create an exhilarating live show.

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August 30 2016 –  12:00 PM
CAMPUS MARTIUS PARK

THE LUCKY NOWS

The Lucky Nows – This high-energy band fuses alt-country, classic rock, delta blues, and folk to create a sound that is uniquely their own.
A delta blues, and folk to create a sound that is uniquely their own. A who’s-who of Michigan musicians, the Lucky Nows feature
Jen Cass,
Eric Janetsky,
Jon Potrykus
Jim Nelson.

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August 30 2016 –  6:00 PM
PARADISE VALLEY’S BEATRICE BUCK PARK

POLYFOLD SUMMER RESIDENCY OPERA OF MODO

6-8 P.M.

Opera MODO is a new and exciting opera company in Detroit, Michigan, dedicated to creating opportunities for young and emerging artists.
Founded in 2011 in Princeton, New Jersey, Opera MODO brings opera to the people through intriguing and modern productions of classical to contemporary operas.

Collaborating with local performers and businesses in Detroit, Opera MODO offers an intimate experience to engage audiences through storytelling, musical integrity and innovative process.
They specialize in setting standard repertoire in new and imaginative settings, bringing new life to our favorite stories.
They strive to balance inspiration from the composer through collaborative storytelling to enhance the experience for the audience and performers.

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August 31 2016 –  12:00 PM
CAMPUS MARTIUS PARK

ADAM LABEAUX AND THE CLOUDBUILDERS

Adam Labeaux is a Michigan staple that has been performing for nearly 25 years.
Adam and his new band, the Cloudbuilders turn out a soulful, funky, county, folk-rock explosion!

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September 01 2016 –  12:00 PM
CAMPUS MARTIUS PARK

METRO SOUL BAND (MSB)

Metro Soul Band (MSB) has evolved to be one of the most electrifying acts to come out
of Detroit in a long time.
They have developed a sound of smooth jazz mixed with Motown Classics and R&B.

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September 02 2016 –  12:00 PM
CAMPUS MARTIUS PARK

THORUGH OUR EYES

“Detroit’s hard rock and metal quintet, Through Our Eyes, brings a distinctive combination of high energy, catchy rhythms with beautifully crooned harmonies mixed with hardcore screams.
Remaining true to their belief of creating music that is honest, real, and from the heart, Through Our Eyes’ delivers a dynamic range of tunes, from bang your head metal to stadium rock anthems.
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Lansing JazzFest Schedule – 2016

Friday, August 5, 2016

Main Stages (1200 block of Turner St.)

5:30 – 6:45    Solace with Aneesa Strings and Dakota Peterson
North Stage

6:45 – 8:15      Nicole New & the Woodward Horns
MICA (South) Stage

8:15 – 9:30     Orquesta Ritmo
North Stage

9:30 – 11:00   Lowdown Brass Band
MICA (South) Stage

Saturday, August 6, 2015

Main Stages (1200 block of Turner St.)

2:00 – 3:00     JAMM Scholarship Band
MICA (South) Stage

3:00 – 4:00     Nashon Holloway and Bryan Blowers
North Stage

4:00 – 5:30     Betty Baxter “Satin Sounds” – 2016 JAMM Tribute Honoree
MICA (South) Stage

5:30 – 6:45     Fred Knapp Trio
North Stage

6:45 – 8:15    The People’s Jazz Band
MICA (South) Stage

8:15 – 9:30     Michael Dease wsg Doug Webb
North Stage

9:30 -11:00    Ramona Collins


 

MSU Museum’s Great Lakes Folk Festival

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Friday, August 12, 6:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 13, noon – 10:30 p.m.

Sunday, August 14, noon – 6:00 p.m.

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Lansing Folk Festival - Schedule - 2016

 

Sunday, August 14

CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY STAGE JAM TENT

Paulette Brockington, Swing Dance, Noon–12:30 p.m.
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Monday – July 25 2016  //   12:00 PM
 CADILLAC SQUARE
EMMA GUZMAN

Emma Guzman is a singer-songwriter from Detroit Michigan. Billed by the Metro Times as a “songwriting prodigy”, she released her 1st album of original material at just 13 years old. She is currently recording her second album to be released on Backburner Records this fall.

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Monday – July 25 2016  //   12:00 PM
CAMPUS MARTIUS PARK
Pete ‘Big Dog’ Fetters
PETE ‘BIG DOG’ FETTERS AND THE BOURBON STREET BLUES BAND –
4 Piece Band playing New Orleans style blues.

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Tuesday –  12:00 PM
 CAMPUS MARTIUS PARK
CLASSICAL TUESDAYS: NuClassica

“The electro-pop violin band, NUCLASSICA®,
nominated Best Entertainment 2014, 2015, 2016 (Michigan Meetings + Events Magazine), is transforming and redefining the traditional concert experience with a fiery hot image, engaging virtuosity and high- energy stage presence.
Under the direction of lead violinist, Jordan Allen Broder, accompanied by his entourage of captivating ladies, NUCLASSICA is an electrifying, one-of-a-kind show.”

Tuesday –  July 26 2016  //   12:00 PM
 CADILLAC SQUARE
Richard Arthur

Tuesday –  July 26 2016  //   6:00 PM
 PARADISE VALLEY’S BEATRICE BUCK PARK
Lin Roundtree

Soul Trumpeter Lin Rountree, an accomplished performer and recording artist, is a pioneer helping to frame the new sound of Soul-Jazz. Direct from the ‘new’ Detroit music factory, his playing has been described as soulful, funky, and sensual. Be it R&B/Soul or Groove Jazz, he has an innate ability to connect his music to his listener’s soul.

 

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Wednesday – July 27 2016  //   12:00 PM
CAMPUS MARTIUS PARK
Horse Cave Trio
“Horse Cave Trio ~ Red Hot Rockabilly, Hi-Octane Roadhouse Blues & the Detroit Hillbilly Rock ‘n’ Roll.”

Wednesday – July 27 2016  //   12:00 PM
CADILLAC SQUARE
AJ Kish
Experienced guitarist, drummer, bassist and singer with AJ Kish is influenced by The Beatles, Joe Walsh, The Eagles, Aerosmith, Nirvana, Alice In Chains, Tool, ZZ Top, Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Toadies, Alice Cooper.


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Monday –  August 01 2016  //   12:00 PM
CAMPUS MARTIUS PARK
All Directions Band
The All Directions Band has been a fixture in the southeastern Michigan music community for a number of years playing a powerful blend of Classic R&B, Motown, Blue and Jazz.
The band has backed up a wide spectrum of talent including Rock And Roll Hall of Fame inductees “Ben E. King And The Drifters” and “The Diamonds” singing groups as well as jazz legend Grady Tate and members of the band have performed with a variety of top name artists including Chuck Berry, The Tommy Dorsey Band and Clarence Clemons.


Monday –  August 01 2016  //  12:00 PM
CADILLAC SQUARE
Dan Mazur
Dan Mazur is a singer, songwriter, guitar player, music teacher, band leader and performer based out of Metro Detroit.  Making the decision to go full time as a musician in 2009, Dan has played over 1,400 shows and passed the 200 gig mark every year since.

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Tuesday – August 02 2016  —   6:00 PM
PARADISE VALLEY’S BEATRICE BUCK PARK
Polyfold Summer Residency Music of Tia Imani Hanna Project

Tia Imani Hanna violin and vocals,
Carolyn Koebel Percussion,
Elden Kelly Guitar.
Pure improvisation in the styles of many cultures and whatever the spirit hears

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Wednesday – August 03 2016  //   12:00 PM
 CAMPUS MARTIUS PARK
Corndaddy

Corndaddy’s music harkens back to the glory days of country rock through filters of power pop, bluegrass and British Invasion bombast.
“Stellar”—Brian McCollum, Detroit Free Press.


Wednesday – August 03 2016  //   12:00 PM
 CADILLAC SQUARE
Celia Nip ft Danny Runey

Singer and Songwriter, Celia Nip is gearing up to take over with her new EP
“When It Was You” mixing dance, pop ballads and more.
High energy, catchy main stream pop .

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Thursday – August 04 2016  //   12:00 PM
CAMPUS MARTIUS PARK
THURSDAY LUNCH LIVE: Old Adage Band

PRESENTED BY IHEARTMEDIA AND EMBARCO ENTERTAINMENT


Thursday – August 04 2016  //   12:00 PM
 CADILLAC SQUARE
Jen Cass

Born to unusually hip parents in the suburbs of Detroit, Michigan, singer-songwriter Jen Cass was raised on a healthy mix of folk music, homegrown vegetables, spontaneous dancing, black licorice and Motown.

Thursday – August 04 2016  //   5:30 PM
Mix & Mingle Presented by Channel 955

CAMPUS MARTIUS PARK BEACH
socialize and relax with iHeartMedia’s Boji at a weekly Downtown happy hour
featuring delicious food and drink specialties each Thursday.

Thursday – August 04 2016  //   6:00 PM
 PARADISE VALLEY’S BEATRICE BUCK PARK
Polyfold Summer Residency Music of Daher, Jones and Setzler

POLYFOLD is a collective of musical artists who have joined together to develop, and present creative works.
Founded in Detroit, Polyfold produces concerts and recordings, hosts outreach events and educational workshops, and fosters creative community in Detroit and beyond.

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Friday – August 05 2016  //   12:00 PM
 CAMPUS MARTIUS PARK
The Boogie Woogie Kid Trio

“Michigan’s Best” in Ragtime, Boogie-Woogie & Blues performance,
Matthew Ball aka The Boogie Woogie Kid brings
Singer Emma Aboukasm,
Drummer Sean Nasrey for THE BOOGIE WOOGIE KID TRIO!
performing piano favorites from the swingin’ days of the 20s 30s & 40s,
with classic American songs like Swanee River, Women be Wise, Over the Rainbow, The Entertainer, Waltzing Matilda, Glory of Love, When the Saints go Marchin’ In, Bumble Boogie and many more!
Now with over 3.5 million Youtube views see why The Boogie Woogie Kid is called “Michigan’s Best!”

Friday – August 05 2016  //   12:00 PM
CADILLAC SQUARE
Kate Hinote & The Disasters

Kate Hinote & The Disasters are an acoustic trio
of the Americana, Folk-Noir, Indie band, The Blueflowers.
Performing predominately original material, the trio will entrance you with their intensity and beautiful harmonies.

Friday –  August 05 2016  //   5:30 PM
 THE BEACH @ CAMPUS MARTIUS PARK

KING MELLOWMAN AND MELLOW RUNNINGS

Monday –  August 08 2016  //   12:00 PM
CAMPUS MARTIUS PARK
Picks & Bows

Picks and Bow is a Celtic  and Folk instrumental music band formed in 2006.
Their venues include festivals, community concerts, weddings, special events .

Monday –   August 08 2016  //   12:00 PM
CADILLAC SQUARE
Jason Waggoner

Jason Waggoner is the type of Americana artist that has a wide verity of influences .
His music will make toes tap, voices sing, dancers swing, hearts break and tears fall.
Jason is from the rural outskirts of Detroit and is as comfortable in the woods as he is on the pavement.

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Tuesday –    August 09 2016  //   12:00 PM
 CAMPUS MARTIUS PARK
BFE

“The BFE—The Blaine Fowler Experience—play hits from artists like Led Zeppelin, Van Halen, The Killers, The Cars, Cheap Trick, and more. Guitars. Drums. Bass. And lots of fun. Featuring 96.3 WDVD’s morning guy, Blaine Fowler on vocals and guitar,
The BFE will rock the D!!”

 Tuesday –   August 09 2016  //   12:00 PM
 CADILLAC SQUARE
Ted Nagy

Ted Nagy’s raw songwriting style encompasses the creative genres of gritty guitar in the Bluesy, Rock, Country and Twang of Detroit Americana.
He attempts to make a song roll along as a movie might.

Tuesday –    August 09 2016  //   6:00 PM
 PARADISE VALLEY’S BEATRICE BUCK PARK
Polyfold Summer Residency Indian Woods and Percussion

The music of India includes multiple varieties of Indian classical music, folk music, and Indian pop.
India’s classical music tradition, includes Hindustani music and Carnatic, has a history spanning millennia and developed over several eras.
The team will perform Carnatic Music Fusion with melodic music, with improvised variations, consisting of compositions with improvised embellishments.

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Wednesday –   August 10 2016  //   12:00 PM
CAMPUS MARTIUS PARK
Whiskey Deluxe

Whiskey Deluxe is a country band that loves to rock!
Country music of yesterday and today!

Wednesday –  August 10 2016  //   12:00 PM
 CADILLAC SQUARE
Jerry Brooks

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 Thursday – August 11 2016  //   12:00 PM
 CAMPUS MARTIUS PARK
Danny D

PRESENTED BY IHEARTMEDIA AND EMBARCO ENTERTAINMENT
Danny D grew up in the center of the Detroit rock and Motown music scene.
Playing his own music since a young age, Danny D has matured into a sophisticated singer, songwriter and musician with the inspiration of his Detroit music roots .

Thursday – August 11 2016  //   12:00 PM
CADILLAC SQUARE
Barelyon

Barelyon is what happens with the Big Apple meets the Motor City.
Embracing the history of music while molding it into something new.

Thursday –  August 11 2016  //   5:30 PM
Mix & Mingle Presented by Channel 955

CAMPUS MARTIUS PARK BEACH
Socialize and relax with iHeartMedia’s Boji at a weekly Downtown happy hour featuring delicious food and drink specialties each Thursday.

Thursday –  August 11 2016  //   6:00 PM
 PARADISE VALLEY’S BEATRICE BUCK PARK
Polyfold Summer Residency Music of Kashperko, Koi and Taylor

POLYFOLD is a collective of musical artists who have joined together to develop, and present creative works.
Founded in Detroit, Polyfold produces concerts and recordings, hosts outreach events and educational workshops, and fosters creative community in Detroit and beyond.

 Thursday – August 11 2016  //   7:00 PM
 GRAND CIRCUS PARK
Heritage Works presents “Cultural Scripts”

Travel through West Africa with Heritage Works as they explore movement and music of Senegal, Mali and Guinea.
Heritage Works will present new and original works about Detroit by Detroit native Nathan Trice and Detroit lover Ana Maria Alvarez.
A part of Heritage Works Cultural Scripts project, these works are rooted in 2015 community dialogues with Detroit residents.

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Friday –  August 12 2016  //   11:00 AM
 CADILLAC SQUARE
FARMERS MARKET FRIDAYS

Shop a great selection of fresh produce and cottage foods from an array of local growers.

Friday –  August 12 2016  //   12:00 PM
 CAMPUS MARTIUS PARK
C3

C3 is a Detroit born artist, composer, lyricist, and performer whose music works to promote positivity and life lessons.
C3 is currently a Songwriter at Detroit Institute of Music Education and has been performing around the Metro Detroit area for a year.

Friday –  August 12 2016  //   12:00 PM
CADILLAC SQUARE
Trey Connor

Trey Connor is a 19 year old songwriter and guitarist with a vocally driven sound containing elements of acoustic and modern rock.
His original work is characterized by unforgettable melodies with signature sounding vocals and artful guitar work.

Friday –   August 12 2016  //   5:30 PM
THE BEACH @ CAMPUS MARTIUS PARK
OBIE WON

Obie Won,  is an explosion of culture, lyrics and energy .
Covering a range of topics musically, he is the complete package when it comes to edutaining audiences of all ages.
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Friday, July 15, 2016

Scarab Club

217 Farnsworth St.
Detroit, MI 48202
Doors 8:30 p.m.
Soft drinks $

9:30 p.m. Planet D Nonet (African Township jazz)

Detroit Institute of Arts (outdoors)

5200 Woodward Ave.
Detroit, MI 48202
Doors 5 p.m. for music on East Lawn
Doors 8:30 p.m. for film at Detroit Film Theatre
Food + Drink $
6 p.m. Dos Santos Cumbia Dance Party (Mexican Cumbian) East Lawn (along John R St.)

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Detroit Institute of Arts

froDixieRemixes Listening Session: A John Sims Project
(spiritual, blues, gospel, jazz, funk, calypso, samba, soul, R&B, house, hip hop) –  Detroit Film Theatre

Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center

3711 Woodward Ave.Detroit, MI 48201     –   Doors 1 p.m.
1-9 p.m. Build Bazaar vendors inside Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center
Growth Center vendors on Parsons Street
Food truck rally outdoors and indoor food vendors
Noon-10 p.m. Biergarten and BBQ on Parsons Street

Meijer Main Stage at Orchestra Hall

3 p.m.         Yuna (Malaysian pop)
5:30 p.m.    King Sunny Ade (Nigerian, world music pioneer)
8 p.m.         9th Don Was Detroit All-Star Revue: Showcase -100 Best Detroit Songs contest (eclectic)
Click here for more info and performer lineup

Comerica Diversity Stage (The Music Box)
2 p.m.        Fred Penner (children’s folk)
4:30 p.m.   Alsarah & The Nubatones (East-African retro pop)
7 p.m.       Brown Rice Family (roots/reggae)
9:30 p.m.   Palenke Soultribe (Afro-Colombian electronic)

Wolverine Outdoor Stage (Sosnick Court, behind Orchestra Place bldg.)
12 p.m.      (noon) Roots Vibrations (reggae)
1:30 p.m.   The Sun Drummers (African drums)
3 p.m.         Casual Sweetheart (indie pop)
4:30 p.m.     Tahnz and The Filthy Animals (jazz/rock/blues)
6 p.m.           Britney Stoney (neo-soul)
7:30 p.m.     MamaSol & Tha N.U.T.S. (hip hop/neo-soul)

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Detroit Institute of Arts

 7:30 p.m. Astrid Hadad (Mexican cabaret) in the Rivera Court

Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center

 Meijer Main Stage at Orchestra Hall

3 p.m.       Cibo Matto (Japanese rock duet)
5:30 p.m.  The Mighty Sparrow (Calypso)

8 p.m. Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra (salsa)

 Comerica Diversity Stage (The Music Box)

 2 p.m.         Detroit Arab American Sound Experience-
Detroit Jammerz, Compact Deity and Mazaj
4:30 p.m. Howling Diablos (funky blues)
7 p.m.         Kiran Ahluwalia (Indian African fusion)
9:30 p.m.  Battle of Santiago (Latin rock)

 Wolverine Outdoor Stage (Sosnick Court, behind Orchestra Place bldg.)

12 p.m.   (noon) Iyawo Dance Theatre + Folkloric Women’s Vocal Ensemble (dance)
1:30 p.m. Buya (Puerto Rican drums)
3 p.m.         Blue Black Hours (heavy psychedelic)
4:30 p.m.    Tristan Brooke (acoustic rock)
6 p.m.         Kevin Christian (R&B)
7:30 p.m.     Sean Dobbins (jazz)

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Rachel & Alex
June 12 – 5:00 PM
Acoustic Stage
Free
Top of the Park 2015 opens with a festival debut from Rachel & Alex, an indie folk duo from Lansing . Rachel & Alex have played across Michigan and become regulars in the Lansing music scene.
This spring they released their debut EP, Nights Like These.
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Dave Menzo
June 12 – 6:00 PM
Acoustic Stage
Free
Menzo’s psychedelic pop takes you on a journey intended to express his experience of Chromesthesia (sound to color synesthesia) and its effects on his interactions with the world.
His new album, “Shhh…,” was made entirely with instruments he checked out from the
Ann Arbor District Library’s Music Tools Collection,
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Stella!
June 12
7:00 PM
North University Stage
Free
Stella! is a three-piece, all-women American roots band from southeast Michigan
A singer-songwriter supergroup and features standouts on the Michigan roots scene:
Jo Serrapere,
Jen Sygit,
Laura Bates.
they create gorgeous, complex harmonies over country-roots, blues, and bluegrass influenced original songs.
In 2012, they released “Sorry Stella” with Michigan’s Earthwork Music .
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The Appleseed Collective
June 12 – 8:30 PM
North University Stage
Free
Mix Django Reinhardt with the sweaty soul of Dixieland, a couple blades of bluegrass, a pinch of ragtime beat, and the swagger of swing and you’ll conjure up Ann Arbor’s Americana specialists The Appleseed Collective.
2014 proved to be a big year for the band, including
a multi-state tour,
opening The Ann Arbor Folk Festival,
the release of two albums,
Young Love and Live at The Ark.
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Third Coast Kings
June 12 – 10:00 PM
North University Stage
Free
Ann Arbor’s proper deep funk and soul outfit inspired by the funk groups of the 60′s and 70′s.
Their sound is a raw concoction of horn driven hooks, heavy rhythm, in the pocket tightness, Meters style funk, Otis smoothness, and James Brown attitude.
In 2014, they released West Grand Boulevard on Record Kicks
and are making a triumphant return to the festiva after a tour in Japan.
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Audra Kubat
5:00 PM
Acoustic Stage
Free
Detroit singer-songwriter known for her clear, beautiful voice and accomplished acoustic arrangements. performing since 1999 and a fixture of the Detroit folk scene,
hosting the popular open-mic night at Union Street in Detroit.
This year she was named Outstanding Americana Instrumentalist at the Detroit Music Awards,
She is working on her seventh studio album .
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Elle Casazza
June 13 – 6:00 PM
Acoustic Stage
Free
Chicago songwriter and chanteuse Elle Casazza returns to the festival with her fiery take on blues, soul, jazz, and pop.
Fearless, sultry, and powerful, she confidently delivers original songs that weave together themes of flirtation, longing, and passion.
Hear hints of Amy Winehouse, Billie Holiday, and KT Tunstall in songs from her 2013 debut release For Your Pleasure.
Casazza plays regularly in Chicago at places including Schuba’s Tavern and the Hard Rock Cafe.
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Vencedores Samba Bateria
June 13 – 6:45 PM
South Ingalls Mall
Free
join the parade down North University Avenue led by the Vencedores of University of Michigan.
– a student-run samba percussion band whose mission is to share the music of Brazil.
Feel the rhythm as they perform many styles of Brazilian samba music, including
samba batucada,
samba afro,
samba show.
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John Latini and The Flying Latini Brothers
June 13 – 7:15 PM
North University Stage
Free
blues-soaked guitar, deep expressive vocals, and cleverly written lyrics,
2008 and 2009 Detroit Blues Challenge Champion and Ypsilanti resident John Latini .
The Flying Latini Brothers, which includes his brother,
Jim Latini, on drums and vocals,
John Sperendi on bass,
Neil Donato on keyboards, .
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Salsa Lesson by Dance Revolution
June 13 – 8:15 PM
North University Stage
Free
We’re dancing in the street! Before the music begins, learn how to salsa with Dance Revolution!
fun beginner lesson – B4 – Tumbao Bravo.
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Tumbao Bravo
June 13 – 8:45 PM
North University Stage
Free
an Ann Arbor Latin jazz combo that brings the rhythms of Cuba to life with congas, timbales, sax, flute, trumpet, keyboard, and bass.
Winner of the 2005, 2007, and 2013 Detroit Music Awards for
Best Jazz Recording
Best World Music Band,
In 2012, famed Cuban percussionist Pepe Espinosa (Afro Cuban All Stars, Cubanismo) joined the band. Come early for Latin dance lessons before their set!
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Salsa Lesson by Dance Revolution
June 13 – 10:00 PM
North University Stage
Free
While the bands do a changing of the guard,
Dance Revolution will keep the party going with a fun salsa lesson.
All ages and skill levels are welcome!
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Orquesta RITMO
June 13 – 10:30 PM
North University Stage
Free
Orquesta RITMO specializes in authentic Salsa music and always draws a big crowd to Top of the Park. amazing 11-piece big band –
Come early for free dance lessons before their set!
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Kylee Phillips
June 14 – 5:00 PM
Acoustic Stage
Free
Folk pop singer, pianist, and songwriter from Plymouth, Michigan,
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Mike Vial
June 14 – 6:00 PM
Acoustic Stage
Free
independent singer-songwriter and talented guitarist whose acoustic music captures his appreciation for classic songwriters like James Taylor and Cat Stevens
In 2014, he joined the new independent label Maisonneuve Music out of Ontario, Canada, and toured throughout the Unites States and Canada .
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Laith Al-Saadi
June 14 – 8:00 PM
North University Stage
Free
returns to Top of the Park accompanied by his jazz-tinged, jam-oriented trio featuring
drummer Skeeto Valdez
bassist Jordan Schug.
will plays songs from his most recent release,Real., which harkens back to the great musical traditions of New Orleans and Chicago with splashes of blues, country, gospel, and roots rock.
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The Flutter and Wow
June 16 – 5:00 PM
North University Stage
Free
known for their captivating stage presence as they merge vocal harmonies, infectious rhythms, and strings into their brand of Rustbelt Americana.
they’ve been nominated for Detroit Music Awards for
Best Folk Band,
Best Acoustic Band,
Best Folk Recording.
In 2014, they released the EP, Urban Prairie.
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Brett Mitchell and the giant Ghost
June 16 – 6:30 PM
North University Stage
Top of the Park
Catchy, sophisticated power pop featuring impressive guitar work, fluid vocals, toe-tapping beats, and strong songwriting
influences as broad as Bad Religion, Jimi Hendrix, and The Sundays.
joined by his band, the Giant Ghost, playing covers and original songs from his latest release,
Falling Apart at the Seams.
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George Morris and The Gypsy Chorus
June 16 – 8:15 PM
North University Stage
Free
a synth pop experiment in stylized vocals, piano and organ hooks, bouncing bass, and driving drums and drum machine that’s taken a cue from Ziggy Stardust and Sergeant Pepper.
they released the EP We Will Go To Hell For This and have been touring the Midwest.
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June 17 – Wednesday
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Lisa Ritchie
June 17 – 5:00 PM
Acoustic Stage
Free
Ann Arbor singer-songwriter and guitarist Lisa Ritchie has been honing her craft for 13 years,
In the past year, she’s been touring clubs and coffeehouses throughout the Midwest
and working on her upcoming debut EP, Home.
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Fangs and Twang
June 17 – 6:00 PM
Acoustic Stage
Free
Ypsilanti’s
Billy LaLonde (drums, vocals),
Andy Benes (guitar, vocals),
Joe Bertoletti (bass, vocals)
from – Black Jake & The Carnies.
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a side project to deliver twangy country songs about bigfoot, vampires, mummies, zombies, …
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Bennett
June 17 – 7:00 PM
North University Stage
Free
folk rock from Grand Rapids, –
gaining national attention for their lush string driven sound, three-part harmonies, and hauntingly beautiful original songs.
They released their first EP, A Brand New Start, in 2014
and won over fans and critics who likened them to Mumford & Sons and The Avett Brothers .
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October Babies
June 17 – 8:30 PM
North University Stage
Free
their songs are a hybrid of funk, jazz, R&B, reggae/ska/dub, techno, Latin, drum & bass, …
their lyrics are predominantly in Japanese
2014 unplugged release, Untangle.
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Julie Haven
June 18 – 5:00 PM
Acoustic Stage
Free
rich, textured vocals and deft piano compositions,
indie pop artist capturing the spotlight since she was a teenager,
first performing in coffee houses and eventually in clubs and festivals throughout Michigan.
In 2013, she put out her fifth release, a live album, and is making her festival debut.
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Timothy Monger
June 18 – 6:00 PM
Acoustic Stage
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best known for his work with Michigan rock group Great Lakes Myth Society (GLMS),
co-founded with his brother James.
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The Ben Daniels Band
June 18 – 7:00 PM
North University Stage
Free
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Ryan Montbleau
June 18 – 8:30 PM
North University Stage
Free
refined blues influenced rock
The past few years have found him performing with Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue,
fronting a new line-up for his band,
releasing his 2015 album, Growing Light.
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Madelyn Grant
June 19 – 5:00 PM
Acoustic Stage
Free
R&B singer who grew up listening Aretha Franklin, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Lauryn Hill, D’Angelo, Erykah Badu, and Donny Hathaway.
Her original lyrics are emotionally driven and empowering,
her sultry voice and smooth tone hypnotize the listener.
The single “Waiting” from French producer FKJ features her vocals and has over a million plays on SoundCloud.
Expect big things from this talented artist making her festival debut tonight!
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Briar Rabbit
June 19 – 6:00 PM
Acoustic Stage
Free
Detroit singer-songwriter Briar Rabbit (Phillip-Michael Scales) ((uncle B.B. King ))is musically inclined.
focuses on lyrics, presenting himself as a modern storyteller marrying vintage and classical aesthetics with contemporary pop music.
His 2014 release From Your Bones was called “literate and soulful pop” by the Chicago Tribune
the first single from the album, “So Long,” won a highly competitive international songwriting competition.
In 2015, he released a new single and video for the song “Lay It on Me.”
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The Moxie Strings
June 19 – 7:00 PM
North University Stage
Free
electrifying combination of
fiddler Diana Ladio,
electric cellist Alison Lynn,
percussionist Fritz McGirr.
feel-good melodies and foot-stomping, rock-influenced rhythms,
– fresh, enticing spin on Celtic and Americana music.
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Madcat Midnight Blues Journey
June 19 – 8:30 PM
North University Stage
Free
four veterans of the local and national blues, folk, and jazz scenes.
harmonica wizard and festival favorite Peter “Madcat” Ruth,
guitar and steel fireworks – Drew “Cap’n Midnight” Howard,
bassist Mark Schrock
drummer Michael Shimmin.
Bringing improvisational exuberance to
standard and obscure blues tunes,
folk and jazz melodies,
and original music,
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The Sun Messengers
June 19 – 10:15 PM
North University Stage
Free
8 -piece, horn-driven R&B party band with a hard-hitting style that has made them a favorite in Southeast Michigan for over 30 years.
They have opened for Jay Leno,
backed up R&B luminaries Martha Reeves, The Drifters, and Sir Mack Rice,
have been rocking the Palace of Auburn Hills since 1996 as the house band for the Detroit Pistons.
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Tom Butwin
June 20 – 5:30 PM
North University Stage
Free
folk-inspired soul pop infused with smooth vocals and catchy guitar arrangements
akin to Jason Mraz and John Mayer.
For ten years, Butwin’s steadily been building a following in Michigan
recently nominated for two Detroit Music Awards for
Outstanding Acoustic Artist and
People’s Choice Award. In 2013,
he released a full EP, This & Hereafter, and a four-song live album just came out this spring.
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Keri Lynn Roche
June 20 – 7:00 PM
North University Stage
Free
singer-songwriter and instrumentalist whose edgy take on indie pop/rock, full-bodied vocals, and tongue-in-cheek delivery have made her a rising star.
caught the national spotlight as a contestant and returning alum in recent seasons of American Idol performing at well-known venues like The House of Blues
released the single “Scar on My Heart,” and returns to Top of the Park backed by a full band.
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The Outer Vibe
June 20
8:30 PM
North University Stage
Free
The Outer Vibe of Grand Rapids took Top of the Park by storm last year.
With an outsized stage presence – they deliver songs that draw from
the Motor City’s passion and power,
the upbeat, good feelings of the West Coast,
a cinematic Southwestern nostalgia—
a blend they’ve named “surf disco.”
Their first album, Hoka Hey, garnered them national attention
Their May 2015 release, Full Circle, was created in collaboration with producer Brad Dollar
(Grateful Dead, Keb-Mo, The National)
mastering engineer Joe LaPorta (The Foo Fighters, Imagine Dragons, Vampire Weekend).
Asked what it sounds like: “Clint Eastwood drinking a piña colada at a Dick Dale concert.”
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MarchFourth!
June 20 – 10:30 PM
North University Stage
Free
drummers, horn players, high stepping stilt acrobats, and dazzling dancers of the 24-member MarchFourth! ensemble throws itself and the audience into a swirling volcano of high energy music and over-the-top spectacle.
began as a Fat Tuesday party on March 4, 2003, in Portland, Oregon,
More of a vaudeville circus procession than a marching band,
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June 21 – Sunday
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Ralston Bowles
June 21 – 5:00 PM
Acoustic Stage
Free
the “godfather” of West Michigan’s acoustic music scene where he first got started in 1970,
released three nationally acclaimed Americana studio albums while touring the United States and Europe.
has performed and/or toured with T Bone Burnett, Arlo Guthrie, Dan Hicks, and Bob Dylan, …
back to the festival for a solo acoustic set.
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Roland Remington
June 21 – 6:00 PM
Acoustic Stage
Free
It’s tiki music for the modern age.
Roland Remington returns to the festival playing vintage melody percussion instruments to revive mid-century exotica by artists like
Martin Denny,
Les Baxter,
Henry Mancini,
Arthur Lyman.
Exotica combines the sounds of Latin America, Polynesia, and the Orient.
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Laura Rain and The Caesars
June 21
8:30 PM
North University Stage
Free
electrifying retro modern soul.
Powerhouse vocalist Laura Rain’s rich tone, artistry, and talent for effortlessly gliding between registers have won her comparisons to Aretha Franklin and Etta James.
The Caesars, all veterans of the Detroit R&B, jazz, rock, and blues scenes.
released two albums, most recently Closer,
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June 23 – Tuesday
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Misty Lyn and The Big Beautiful
June 23
6:15 PM
North University Stage
Free
“gothic folk.”
tight harmonies, haunting melodies, poetically rich lyrics, vivid arrangements …
Ryan Gimpert (electric guitar, pedal steel),
Matt (drums, vocals),
Jim Roll of Backseat Productions studio (bass),
Carol Gray (fiddle, percussion, vocals).
2 studio albums,
For the Dead (2009)
False Honey (2012),
currently working on a third.
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The Ragbirds
June 23 – 8:00 PM
North University Stage
Free
a fusion of folk rock and pop hooks over danceable world rhythms stirred with a Celtic fiddler’s bow., touring 47 states and Japan, and has released six albums.
Their next record, Home, will be out later this year.
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June 24 – Wednesday
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Salsa Lesson by Dance Revolution
June 24 – 6:00 PM
North University Stage
Free
Dance Revolution is calling your feet to TOP!
Two left feet welcome.
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Los Gatos
June 24 – 6:30 PM
North University Stage
Free
vibe-influenced Latin jazz quintet
elegant boleros, upbeat pachangas, fiery mambos, cha chas, and exotic, 6/8 Afro-Cuban dance numbers. embraced the “old-school” Latin jazz values set forth by
Cal Tjader,
Mongo Santamaria,
Tito Puente,
Joe Cuba. ..
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Las Cafeteras
June 24 – 8:30 PM
North University Stage
Free
Los Angeles, Las Cafeteras
uplifting, vibrant sound that remixes roots music and tells modern day
uniquely Angeleno mishmash of punk, hip-hop, beat music, cumbia and rock …
eclectic instrumentation, including
jarana,
requinto,
donkey jawbone,
West African bass instrument -marimbol, cajón,
wooden platform used to dance zapateado jarocho.
Recently they were named “Best Latin Alternative Band” by LA Weekly featured on NPR’s “World Cafe.”
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Jetty Rae
June 25 – 5:00 PM
Acoustic Stage
Free
Folksy, soulful, sweet, influences including Brandi Carlile, Cat Power, Ray Lamontagne, and Patty Griffin, Sarah McLachlan and Terry McBride chose her as the featured local artist at Lilith Fair in Detroit,
played SXSW this spring, and recently released the single “Forever & Always.”
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Chris Dupont
June 25 – 6:00 PM
Acoustic Stage
Free
distinctive tenor, effortless guitar work, and visual lyrics
recent release, Anxious Animal, – sonic textures and thoughtful arrangements
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Adam Plomaritas
June 25 – 7:00 PM
North University Stage
Free
warm voice, Telecaster, Hammond organ and brass launch you back to the era of Al Green
In 2013, he released the full EP, The Hard Way,
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Secret Someones
June 25 – 8:15 PM
North University Stage
Free
harmony-driven but heavy-hitting alt-rock four-piece based in Brooklyn.
Hannah WInkler,
Bess Rogers,
Lelia Broussard
drummer Zach Jones
I Won’t Follow, the band’s debut EP for Cherrytree/Interscope Records
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June 26 – Friday
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Sienna Morgan
June 26 – 5:00 PM
Acoustic Stage
Free
talented teen released The Hard Way this year, a five-song EP featuring her original country and pop
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Less Is More
June 26 – 6:00 PM
Acoustic Stage
Free
Jane Finkel and Brian Spencer, a folk alt duo
haunting, playful harmonies , thoughtful lyrics arrangements of ukulele, keyboard, guitar, and cajon.
In 2014, they released the EP Amid the Flowers.
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Billy Mack and The Juke Joint Johnnies
June 26 – 7:00 PM
North University Stage
Free
high energy rockabilly, honky tonk, retro country, and swing!
Front man Billy Mack’s
Tony Handley on drums,
Gary Lintenmuth on bass,
Claybourne Stewart on sax and guitar,
boppers, rockers, two-steppers and swing dancers!
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Delilah DeWylde and The Lost Boys
June 26 – 9:00 PM
North University Stage
Free
original songs with vintage country and honky tonk hits, rockabilly favorites, and surf gems by such artists as Hank Williams, Sr., Johnny Cash, Wanda Jackson, Buck Owens, Gene Vincent, and Dick Dale.
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Horse Cave Trio
June 26 – 10:30 PM
North University Stage
Free
music that travels the American landscape, from rockabilly to Kentucky blues, pure country to gospel.
In 2011, they released Hart County
nominated for Detroit Music Awards in 2012 outstanding country album, band, and live performance. Touting themselves as “the band most likely to steal your whiskey,”
don’t forget your dancing shoes!
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June 27 – Saturday
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Retreat: West African Dance with World Dance Workout
June 27 – 5:00 PM
Power Center Lawn
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Spencer Michaud
June 27 – 5:00 PM
Acoustic Stage
Free
ghosts of Motown, Tin-Pan Alley, and Jeff Buckley
versatile, powerful songs with rich guitar arrangements.
2014 debut EP, Tightrope Walker,
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James and June
June 27 – 6:00 PM
Acoustic Stage
Free
Dustin and Sarah Lolli
married for ten years but only recently began collaborating as James & June,
In 2014, they released their first full EP, Chasing the Moon
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Joe Summers and His Jazzabilly Sedan
June 27 – 7:00 PM
North University Stage
Free
eclectic mix of styles and genres.
gypsy music, Chet Atkins-style guitar, hot jazz informed solos, traditional jazz, ‘50s – ‘60s instrumentals
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Hullabaloo
June 27 – 8:30 PM
North University Stage
Free
10-piece music collective known for their feel good sound, solid musicianship, and danceable songs. an upbeat, semi-chaotic showcase of musical expression.
Blending Afro-Caribbean rhythms, a swinging horn section, and jazz and ska influences,
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The Saints of Soul
June 27 – 10:30 PM
North University Stage
Free
high-energy show reminiscent of early Motown.
distinctive vibe that’s evolved from the eclectic roots of its members,
Soul, funk, Motown, R&B, blues, jazz, and classical influences
provocative melody, and infectious grooves.
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June 28 – Sunday
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Olivia Millerschin
June 28 – 5:00 PM
Acoustic Stage
Free
simple but catchy songs and mixes pop, jazz, soul, and folk
plays the guitar, ukulele, and tambourine and has been nominated for five Detroit Music Awards, including Outstanding Acoustic/Folk Recording and Outstanding Acoustic/Folk Vocalist.
In 2014, she won the John Lennon Songwriting Contest for her song “Screw Valentine’s Day” and released the EP, Over the Weather, last year.
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Dave Boutette
June 28 – 6:00 PM
Acoustic Stage
Free
blends many schools of American roots and popular music, folk, blues, swing, and old time country.
His songs feature unique storytelling and humor,
This April he put out his fifth solo EP, 1st Rate Companion.
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The Chris Canas Band
June 28 – 8:30 PM
North University Stage
Free
he and his band have made it to the International Blues Challenge in Memphis several years
Their new album, Would You Mind (If I Play The Blues), is expected later this year.
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June 30 – Tuesday
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Chris Buhalis
June 30 – 5:00 PM
Acoustic Stage
Free
acoustic folk songs transport listeners and tell stories of real people.
recorded his debut CD, Kenai Dreams, with the legendary Townes Van Zandt,
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Magdalen Fossum
June 30 – 6:00 PM
Acoustic Stage
Free
first played the festival at age 11,
Magdalen and her ukulele have continued to receive jubilant responses from audiences at festivals, theaters, and cafés throughout Michigan.
Named the Open Stage Performer of the Year by The Ark in 2011,
she plays ukulele, piano, fiddle, and mandolin to bring to life old standards, twenties jazz, contemporary, and original songs.
this rising star delights and entertains with humility and good cheer.
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The Ingrid Racine Quartet
June 30 – 7:00 PM
North University Stage
Free
this powerful improviser toured internationally and nationally with the band NOMO
mentored many local young musicians as part of the leadership of the Neutral Zone.
she can be found playing weekly at the Gandy Dancer and The Raven’s Club,
moving between her quartet, The Heather Black Project, and The Gin Dandies.
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Terrance Simien and The Zydeco Experience
June 30 – 8:00 PM
North University Stage
Free
Grammy-winning Terrance Simien! An 8th generation Louisiana Creole
toured to over 40 countries in the past 25 years
A standout on the New Orleans Jazz Festival line-up for thirty years
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July 1 – Wednesday
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Nicole Delia
July 1 – 5:00 PM
Acoustic Stage
Free
14, but she’s hugely talented, writing beautiful original acoustic pop songs
Her song “Forget” has been highlighted on the Indie Music Channel’s Radio Cafe Top Ten Countdown where it reached number one.
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The Whiskey Charmers
July 1 – 6:00 PM
Acoustic Stage
Free
haunting country noir, gothic Americana
Carrie Shepard and Lawrence Daversa
captivating melodies and twangy guitar duets of love, heartbreak, whiskey soaked nights, the open road. For their 2015 self-titled release they were joined by
Brian Ferriby on drums
David Roof on bass,
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Jerry Mack and The Terraplanes
July 1 – 7:00 PM
North University Stage
Free
a staple of the Southeast Michigan blues scene for over 20 years,
mixture of rockin’ blues and uptown swing, R&B, soul, and roots rock.
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The Polish Muslims
July 1 – 8:30 PM
North University Stage
Free
For over 30 years, “America’s Polk-Rock Ambassadors
in the vein of Weird Al Yankovic and satire songs poking fun at current events
they were awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Detroit Music
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July 2 – Thursday
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Derek Fawcett
July 2 – 5:00 PM
Acoustic Stage
Free
djembe player in the soul-inflected acoustic country-rock quartet Down the Line.
In 2014, he released his debut solo EP, Feel Better.
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Annie and Rod Capps
July 2 – 6:00 PM
Acoustic Stage
Free
songs about broken things and poignant little ponderings delivered with a rootsy vibe, a touch of twang, and a soulful groove.
May release, Searching for Neverland.
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The Go Rounds
July 2 – 7:00 PM
North University Stage
Free
songwriting and performance collective that explores high-energy twang rock, soul music, baroque folk, art rock, country, and classic rock ‘n’ roll.
2012 – Feathername from Earthwork Music,
sound has departed from the homemade psychedelic rock and soul of their early records –
embraced a fuller, orchestral sound, including horns, strings, multiple drummers, keyboards players, …
lead singer Graham Parsons.
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Chris Bathgate
July 2 – 8:30 PM
North University Stage
Free
heartfelt compositions of country-tinged gothic folk
In 2012, released Salt Year on Quiet Scientific Records
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July 3 – Friday
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Zander Michigan
July 3 – 5:00 PM
Acoustic Stage
Top of the Park
Zander Michigan (Alexander Melidis) sings, plays guitar and harmonica,…
recently released second Album, Zander The Great.
With a style that favors a straw hat and bowtie and a sound that will remind you of Bob Dylan,
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Diana Lawrence
July 3 – 6:00 PM
Acoustic Stage
Top of the Park
Called a “drop dead show stopper” by Music Connection Magazine,
singer-songwriter pianist Diana Lawrence draws on pop, blues, folk, jazz, and cabaret.
musical director for The Second City, the Joffrey Academy of Dance, and The Chicago Symphony Chorus, The frontwoman for Diana & The Dishes.
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The Matt Besey Band
July 3 – 7:00 PM
North University Stage
Free
first gained notoriety in the early ‘90s as a guitar prodigy winning Honorable Mention in the 1996 National Fender Guitars Jimi Hendrix Competition.
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Jennifer Westwood and The Handsome Devils
July 3 – 8:45 PM
North University Stage
Free
After years of contributing vocals to R&B, soul, roots, and blues collaborations, and winning an Emmy for her vocal work and several DMA’s, she joined forces with veteran players the Handsome Devils, guitarist Dylan Dunbar (Rumpshakers, Whitey Morgan)
bassist JD Mackinder (Whitey Morgan, Deadstring Brothers)
to build out a swampy, bluesy, “dirty, greasy, and footstomping” sound.
May release, Greetings From This Town.
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Captain Ivory
July 3 – 10:30 PM
North University Stage
Free
down and dirty five-piece tight guitar, soulful vocals, and the raw power of blues and rock ‘n’ roll. Inspired by Jack White, Muddy Waters, Led Zeppelin, and the grit of Detroit
first full-length EP, Captain Ivory,
completed a two-month European tour this past spring
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July 4 – Saturday
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Kate Peterson
July 4 – 5:00 PM
Acoustic Stage
Free
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Paledave and Jenny Fair
July 4 – 6:00 PM
Acoustic Stage
Free
Paledave (Dave Buehrer) and Jenny Fair are a husband and wife acoustic duo from Ypsilanti
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Abigail Stauffer
July 4 – 7:00 PM
North University Stage
Free
sweet, folksy style encompassing acoustic pop, folk, and neosoul.
playing songs from her new album, Where I’m Going, – January
features a new ukulele, cello, and drum trio.
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The Bluescasters
July 4 – 8:30 PM
North University Stage
Free
tight vocal harmonies, a groove oriented rhythm section, and rockin’ solos that drive the dance floor.
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Lady Sunshine and The X-Band
July 4 – 10:30 PM
North University Stage
Free
product of the Motor City and is a reflection of the very essence of Detroit
Sunshine and The X-Band were International Blues Challenge semifinalists
in 2014, released their latest album, Big and Sexee!
Put on your dancing shoes – smokin’ hot set at Top of the Park!
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July 5 – Sunday
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The United States Army Field Band and Soldiers’ Chorus
July 5 – 5:00 PM
Hill Auditorium Plaza
Free
musical ambassadors of the U.S. Army and the 29-member Soldiers’ Chorus!
the premier touring musical representative for the United States Army,
The Soldiers’ Chorus, founded in 1957, is the vocal complement of the United States Army Field Band of Washington, DC.
Chairs will be provided.
Please make sure to dress for the weather .
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Hoodang
July 5 – 6:30 PM
North University Stage
Free
Kicking off So Long Sunday –
hard-hitting country featuring gritty vocals, smart lyrics, and gleaming pedal steel.
In 2013, they released the much praised Blissfield,
singer-songwriter and rhythm guitarist Dave Rossiter
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George Bedard and The Kingpins
July 5 – 8:00 PM
North University Stage
Free
an annual tradition, George Bedard and The Kingpins will close Top of the Park and the Ann Arbor Summer Festival season with their crowd-pleasing, swinging rockabilly and blues.
in 2013, he released a much-anticipated live album, Further On.
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say “so long” to another great season at Top of the Park.
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Saturday, August 23rd, 3-8PM Clark Park in southwest Detroit

 

Saturday, August 23, 2014

  • 3:00 PM 
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    Clark Park

    1130 Clark Street, Detroit, MI (map)

    42.315075 -83.092094
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  • Saturday, August 23rd, 3-8PM
    Clark Park in southwest Detroit
  • Live music from
    Grupo Estilo,
    La Inspiracion,
    Los Pleneros de Detroit.

  •  Dance Troupes
    Bachata United
    YA Salsa,
    MC Ali Cashius
    DJ Tony Toca (Cruz)
    will provide entertainment.
  • Fun for the whole family,
    bring your friends!
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– Chicago – from the River Taxi  –     Chicago IL

– 
July
9-13: Taste of Chicago | The Loop
10-13: North Michigan Avenue Arts Fest | Streeterville
11-13: Irish American Heritage Festival | Mayfair
11-13: Windy City Smokeout | River North
11-13: Square Roots Festival | Lincoln Square
12-13: Summer on Southport | Lakeview
12-13: Roscoe Village Burger Fest | Roscoe Village
12-13: West Fest | West Town
18-20: BenFest | North Center
18-20: Taste of River North | River North
19-20: Chicago Craft Beer Festival | Lincoln Park
19-20: Celebrate Clark Street | Rogers Park
19-20: Sheffield Garden Walk & Music Fest | Lincoln Park
20: Chinatown Summer Fair | Chinatown
25-27: Jeff Fest | Jefferson Park
26-27: Wicker Park Fest| Wicker Park
26-27: Taste of Lincoln Avenue | Lincoln Park

– Above – Already happened ——–
– If you want to schedule something –
– with your entourage –
– Some info –
(( used to have a great – Thursday night dance series –
     Grant Park ??? ))

August
2-3: Taste of Latin America | Logan Square
8-10: Ginza Holiday Festival | Old Town
9-10: Northalsted Market Days | Boystown
9-10: Chicago Hot Dog Fest | Lincoln Park
9: Bud Billiken Parade & Picnic | Washington Park
9-10: Retro on Roscoe | Roscoe Village
10: Slow & Low: Community Lowrider Festival | Pilsen
14-17: Festa Italiana | Little Italy
15-17: Festival Cubano | Riis Park
15-17: Edison Park Fest | Edison Park
15-17: Glenwood Avenue Arts Fest | Rogers Park
16-17: Albany Park World Fest | Albany Park
16-17: Chicago Air & Water Show | North Ave. Beach
16-17: The Great American Lobster Fest | Navy Pier
22-24: The Boulevard | Logan Square
22-24: Sausagefest Chicago | Old Town
23-24: Taste of Greektown | Greektown
23: Chicago Fashion Fest| Wicker Park
23-24: Chicago’s New Orleans Festival | Wicker Park
23-24: Bash on Wabash | South Loop
29-31: North Coast Music Festival | West Loop
30-31: Remix Chicago | Logan Square


September
6: Guinness Oyster Fest | Roscoe Village
6-7: Ukrainian Village Fest | Ukrainian Village
12-14: Festival de la Villita | Little Village
13-14: Lakeview East Festival of the Arts | Lakeview
13-14: Crush in Old Town | Old Town
20-21: Sam Adams Lakeview Taco Fest | Lakeview
20: Design Harvest Fest | Ukrainian Village

Outside Chicago –

– JULY
7/27: Bloody Mary Fest | Highwood
7/30: Northbrook Days | Northbrook

AUGUST
8/1-3: LaGrange Endless Summer Fest | LaGrange
8/2: Highwood Craft Beer Festival | Highwood
8/2: St. Paulapalooza | Woodstock
8/5: Art dans la Rue | Oak Park
8/8: Wood Dale Prairie Fest | Wood Dale
8/9: Veggie Fest | Naperville
8/10: Family Kite Festival | Elmhurst
8/12: La Gran Fiesta | Highwood
8/16: Oak Park Micro Brew Review | Oak Park
8/16-17: Oak Park Ave.-Lake Ave. –
Arts and Crafts Show | Oak Park
8/20: Garlic Fest | Highwood
8/22-23: Naperville Wine Festival | Naperville
8/23: Parkapalooza | Elmhurst
8/29-31: Summer Sunset Fest | Lake in the Hills
8/29-31: Taste of Melrose Park | Melrose Park

SEPTEMBER:
9/6-7: Passport Europe Summer Festival | Lisle
9/7: Evanston Streets Alive | Evanston
9/7-8: Homer Harvest Days | Homer Glen
9/7: Cornfest Family Fun Day | Oak Brook
9/12-14: Fall Fest Family Festival | Des Plaines
9/13: Rock the Block | Lake Zurich
9/13-14: Autumn Harvest | Deer Park
9/19-20: Autumn in the Park Festival | Palos Park
9/21: Shermerfest | Northbrook

– Great Town – In the Summer … –

 

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The full schedule for the 2014 Concert of Colors:

Saturday, July 5
7-11 p.m. Tune Up Concert, New Center Park
8 p.m. Chicago AfroBeat Project (Afrobeat)
9:30 p.m. Ricardo Lemvo & Makina Loca (Afro-Latin)

Thursday, July 10
The Scarab Club
7 p.m. Planet D Nonet — Sun Ra Centennial Band (avant jazz)
Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History

Friday, July 11
Detroit Institute of Arts, South Lawn
5 p.m. PanaMO (Latin jazz/salsa)
7 p.m. Cuddle Magic w/ Phyllis Chen (baroque avant-garde)

Saturday, July 12
Max M. Fisher Music Center
Meijer Main Stage at Orchestra Hall
3:30 p.m. Conjunto Chappottin y sus estrellas (Cuban Son)
5:30 p.m. Black 47 (Celtic rock)
8 p.m. 7th Don Was Detroit All-Star Revue: Bob Seger’s “Live Bullet” Revisited (rock).
Featuring Scott Morgan & the Sights,
Spyder Turner, Detroit Cobras, Liz Larin,
Nadir w/ Steffanie Christi’an,
Doop & the Inside Outlaws, Maysa Harra, the Infatuations,
Blaire Alise & the Bombshells,
Corktown Popes, Jess Domain, Luder, Lamont Zodiac and the All-Star Revue Band.

Comerica Diversity Stage, the Music Box
2 p.m. October Babies (world fusion/rock)
4 p.m. Gabriel Brass Band (New Orleans-style brass)
6:30 p.m. HK & Les Saltimbanks (French/Algerian)
9:30 p.m. Third Coast Kings (funk/soul)

Wolverine Outdoor Stage
1 p.m. TBA
2 p.m. Diviniti (Detroit house)
3 p.m. Wisaal (Arabic/techno)
4 p.m. TBA
5 p.m. Fifth Wall Concept (rock)
6 p.m. Enema Squad (funk)
7 p.m. Rayse Biggs (jazz)
8 p.m. Lola Valley (psychedelic soul)

 

Sunday, July 13, 2014
Max M. Fisher Music Center
Meijer Main Stage at Orchestra Hall
3:30 p.m. Detroit Symphony Orchestra with Thornetta Davis and special guest conductor John McLaughlin Williams (classical/gospel/blues)
6 p.m. Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks (swing, country, folk rock)
8:30 p.m. Seun Kuti with Fela’s Egypt 80 (Afrobeat)

Comerica Diversity Stage, The Music Box
2 p.m. Taller Than They Appear w/ Maugre’s Vaudeville Puppets (folk, klezmer, variety)
4:30 p.m. Sheila Landis featuring Rick Matle (samba jazz)
7 p.m. Sierra Leone Refugee All Stars (African fusion)
9:30 p.m. Wayne Kramer & Melvin Davis’ Rock & Soul Summit (rocking R&B)

Wolverine Outdoor Stage
1 p.m. TBA
2 p.m. Muruga & the Cosmic Hoedown Band (psychedelic world music)
3 p.m. Denise Davis & the Motor City Sensations (R&B, pop, funk)
4 p.m. Mariachi Flor de Toloache (mariachi)
5 p.m. Allan Barnes (jazz)
6 p.m. Annamaria Austin (R&B)
7 p.m. Sean Dobbins Organ Group (jazz)
8 p.m. Hot Sauce (soul)

 

 

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07/04 to 07/05 2014 – Manistee World of Arts and Craft
Red SzymarekManistee, MI
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07/05 to 07/05 2014 – Lake Odessa Art in the Park
City ParkLake Odessa, MI
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West Shore Art Fair 2014 07/05 to 07/06 2014 – West Shore Art Fair 2014
Ludington City ParkLudington, MI
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07/05 to 07/12 2014 – National Cherry Festival
DowntownTraverse City, MI
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07/06 to 07/27 2014 – Ann Arbor Sunday Artisan Market – July
315 Detroit StreetAnn Arbor, MI
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07/06 to 07/27 2014 – Farmers’ Market – July
Grand BoulevardGrand Blanc, MI
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07/09 to 07/12 2014 – The Blue Water Fest
DowntownPort Huron, MI
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Uncle Sam Jam 07/10 to 07/13 2014 – Uncle Sam Jam
Civic Center ParkWoodhaven, MI
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Chesaning River Days 07/10 to 07/13 2014 – Chesaning River Days
Showboat ParkChesaning, MI
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07/11 to 07/12 2014 – Chassell Strawberry Festival
Chassell Pavilion/Boat launchChassell, MI
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07/11 to 07/12 2014 – Arts’ Explosion
St. Clair County Community College CampusPort Huron, MI
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07/11 to 07/13 2014 – Blissfest Music Festival
Festival FarmHarbor Springs, MI
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07/11 to 07/13 2014 – American Polish Festival & Craft Show
American Polish Century ClubSterling Heights, MI
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07/12 to 07/12 2014 – Roscommon Arts Festival and Craft Show
Lawns of the CRAF Center & Lake StreetRoscommon, MI
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07/12 to 07/12 2014 – Gladwin Arts & Crafts Festival
Gladwin City ParkGladwin, MI
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American Pie A Celebration of Art and Freedom 07/12 to 07/12 2014 – American Pie A Celebration of Art and Freedom
DowntownUnion City, MI
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Krasl Art Fair on the Bluff 07/12 to 07/13 2014 – Krasl Art Fair on the Bluff
Lake Bluff ParkSaint Joseph, MI
Entertainment: 2 stages – L (music types: FK CH Variety ) ??

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07/12 to 08/03 2014 – Blackrock Medieval Fest
The Olde World VillageAugusta, MI
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07/16 to 07/19 2014 – Ann Arbor Summer Art Fair
DowntownAnn Arbor, MI
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Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, The Original 07/16 to 07/19 2014 – Ann Arbor Street Art Fair, The Original
Ingalls MallAnn Arbor, MI
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07/16 to 07/19 2014 – Ann Arbor’s South University Art Fair
Downtown StreetsAnn Arbor, MI
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07/16 to 07/20 2014 – Mayville Sunflower Festival
streets, park, and schoolMayville, MI
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Mackinaw's Mustang Stampede - Golden Anniversary 07/17 to 07/19 2014 – Mackinaw’s Mustang Stampede – Golden Anniversary
Conkling Heritage ParkMackinaw City, MI
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07/17 to 07/20 2014 – Baldwin Troutarama
DowntownBaldwin, MI
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07/18 to 07/19 2014 – Cadillac Festival of the Arts
City ParkCadillac, MI
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National Baby Food Festival Arts & Crafts Show 07/18 to 07/19 2014 – National Baby Food Festival Arts & Crafts Show
DowntownFremont, MI
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07/18 to 07/20 2014 – Hiawatha Traditional Music Festival
Marquette Tourist ParkMarquette, MI
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07/18 to 07/20 2014 – Hot Air Jubilee Arts and Crafts Show
Ella Sharp ParkJackson, MI
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Saint Ignace Fish Feast 07/19 to 07/19 2014 – Saint Ignace Fish Feast
Public MarinaSaint Ignace, MI
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07/19 to 07/19 2014 – Richland Art Fair
Richland Village SquareRichland, MI
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07/19 to 07/19 2014 – Mears Arts and Crafts Fair
Johnson SquareMears, MI
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Art on the River Festival 07/19 to 07/19 2014 – Art on the River Festival
Dodge Park #5 State ParkCommerce, MI
Entertainment: 1 stage – L (music types: SW RK RG BL RT BC CR FK CY ET JZ RA CZ OT WL BG TF RB LN SO FU ) ??
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Indian River Summerfest Craft Show 07/19 to 07/20 2014 – Indian River Summerfest Craft Show
DowntownIndian River, MI
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07/19 to 07/20 2014 – Michigan Antique & Collectible Festival
Midland County FairgroundsMidland, MI
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07/19 to 07/20 2014 – Czech & Slovak Festival
Sokol Cultural CenterDearborn Heights, MI
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07/19 to 07/26 2014 – Charlevoix Venetian Festival
DowntownCharlevoix, MI
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07/21 to 07/26 2014 – Fowlerville Family Fair
FairgroundsFowlerville, MI
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07/24 to 07/26 2014 – Sounds & Sights Festival
Downtown and Clocktower complexChelsea, MI
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07/24 to 07/26 2014 – Taste of Kalamazoo
Arcadia Festival SiteKalamazoo, MI
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07/24 to 07/26 2014 – Sterlingfest Arts and Music Fair
Sterling Heights City CenterSterling Heights, MI
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07/25 to 07/26 2014 – Ausable River Festival Arts and Crafts Show
Downtown, Michigan Ave.Grayling, MI
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07/25 to 07/26 2014 – Blueberry Festival
DowntownImlay City, MI
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Saint Clair Riverfest 07/25 to 07/27 2014 – Saint Clair Riverfest
Palmer ParkSaint Clair, MI
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Williamston's Artfest on the River 07/26 to 07/26 2014 – Williamston’s Artfest on the River
McCormick ParkWilliamston, MI
Entertainment: 1 stage – I,N,R,L (music types: RK BL BC FK CH CL JZ WL BG TF ) ??
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07/26 to 07/26 2014 – Walled Lake Beach Party
E. Walled Lake DriveWalled Lake, MI
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07/26 to 07/26 2014 – Take It To Hart Craft Fair
DowntownHart, MI
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07/26 to 07/27 2014 – Art on the Rocks
Lower Harbor ParkMarquette, MI
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Artaffair on Main 07/26 to 07/27 2014 – Artaffair on Main
DowntownBelleville, MI
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07/26 to 07/27 2014 – Krystal Art Fest 2013
Cage FieldhouseSwartz Creek, MI
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Orchard Lake Fine Art Show 07/26 to 07/27 2014 – Orchard Lake Fine Art Show
6668 Orchard Lake RoadWest Bloomfield, MI
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Bay Harbor Art Festival 07/27 to 07/27 2014 – Bay Harbor Art Festival
The Village at Bay HarborBay Harbor, MI
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07/30 to 08/02 2014 – Elk Rapids Harbor Days
DowntownElk Rapids, MI
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Coast Guard Craft Fair 08/01 to 08/02 2014 – Coast Guard Craft Fair
Central ParkGrand Haven, MI
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08/01 to 08/02 2014 – Lansing Jazzfest
Turner St. at E. Grand River Ave.Lansing, MI
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08/01 to 08/03 2014 – Riverfest
DowntownVassar, MI
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Croswell Swinging Bridge Festival 08/01 to 08/03 2014 – Croswell Swinging Bridge Festival
Downtown & Riverbend ParkCroswell, MI
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08/01 to 08/03 2014 – Coloma Glad Peach Festival
Downtown Area and BusinessesColoma, MI
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08/01 to 08/03 2014 – The East Ports Blues Festival
Port Sanilac Harbor ParkPort Sanilac, MI
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08/02 to 08/02 2014 – Ishpeming Art Faire and Renaissance Festival
Bancroft ParkIshpeming, MI
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08/02 to 08/02 2014 – Island Art Fair
Island ParkGrand Ledge, MI
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08/02 to 08/02 2014 – Celebrate Oxford Lone Ranger Day
Village of OxfordVillage of Oxford, MI
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08/02 to 08/02 2014 – Bayside Music Festival
Saint Ignace Public MarinaSaint Ignace, MI
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08/02 to 08/02 2014 – Marion Car Show in Memory of Orris Brackett
Marion FairgroundsMarion, MI
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08/02 to 08/03 2014 – Portside Arts Fair
Elm Pointe ParkEast Jordan, MI
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08/02 to 08/03 2014 – Warren Art in the Park
Halmich ParkWarren, MI
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Summer Fine Art at the Village 08/02 to 08/03 2014 – Summer Fine Art at the Village
Village Shopping CenterRochester Hills, MI
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All Season Sportsman Show 08/02 to 08/03 2014 – All Season Sportsman Show
Oceana County FairgroundsHart, MI
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08/02 to 08/03 2014 – Oak Park Summerfest
Oak Park Parks & Recreation BuildingOak Park, MI
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08/03 to 08/09 2014 – Shiawassee County Fair
Shiawassee County FairgroundsCorunna, MI
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08/03 to 08/31 2014 – Farmers’ Market – August
Grand BoulevardGrand Blanc, MI
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08/05 to 08/05 2014 – Sault Summer Arts Festival
City Hall lawnsSault Saint Marie, MI
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08/05 to 08/10 2014 – Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival
Festival Groundsbetween Hart & Ludington, MI
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08/07 to 08/09 2014 – Community Advocates Ribfest
Arcadia Creek Festival PlaceKalamazoo, MI
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08/07 to 08/28 2014 – Imlay City Farmers’ Market – August
DowntownImlay City, MI
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Saint Johns Mint Festival 08/08 to 08/10 2014 – Saint Johns Mint Festival
City Park & County FairgroundsSaint Johns, MI
Entertainment: 3 stages – R,L (music types: SW RK BL CR FK CY CH JZ RA GP OT TC BG TF Variety ) ??

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08/08 to 08/10 2014 – Flint Jazz Festival
Riverbank ParkFlint, MI
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Detroit Caribbean Cultural Festival 08/08 to 08/10 2014 – Detroit Caribbean Cultural Festival
New Center ParkDetroit, MI
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North Muskegon Art Fair 08/09 to 08/09 2014 – North Muskegon Art Fair
Walker ParkNorth Muskegon, MI
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08/09 to 08/09 2014 – Rose Cellar Florist Downtown Event
DowntownNew Haven, MI
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Shelby Township Art Fair 08/09 to 08/10 2014 – Shelby Township Art Fair
Shelby Township Municipal GroundsShelby Township, MI
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The Armada Fair 08/11 to 08/17 2014 – The Armada Fair
FairgroundsArmada, MI
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08/11 to 08/17 2014 – Upper Peninsula State Fair
Upper Peninsula State FairgroundsEscanaba, MI
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Ferndale Dream Cruise & Festival 08/14 to 08/16 2014 – Ferndale Dream Cruise & Festival
Downtown main streetFerndale, MI
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08/14 to 08/17 2014 – Montrose Blueberry Festival
City Park, School LocationsMontrose, MI
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Petoskey Festival on the Bay 08/14 to 08/17 2014 – Petoskey Festival on the Bay
Petoskey’s Bayfront ParkPetoskey, MI
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08/15 to 08/17 2014 – Michigan Fiber Festival
FairgroundsAllegan, MI
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08/15 to 08/17 2014 – Lapeer Days Festival
DowntownLapeer, MI
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Howell Melon Festival 08/15 to 08/17 2014 – Howell Melon Festival
DowntownHowell, MI
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08/15 to 08/17 2014 – Melonfest Fine Art Show
DowntownHowell, MI
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08/16 to 08/16 2014 – Norton Shores Arts & Drafts Festival
Ross ParkNorton Shores, MI
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08/16 to 08/17 2014 – Marysville Art in the Park
City ParkMarysville, MI
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08/16 to 08/17 2014 – Bluegrass Music Festival
The Olde World VillageAugusta, MI
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Melvindale Street Fair 08/16 to 08/17 2014 – Melvindale Street Fair
DowntownMelvindale, MI
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Michigan Renaissance Festival 08/16 to 09/28 2014 – Michigan Renaissance Festival
Festival groundsHolly, MI
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08/21 to 08/24 2014 – Houghton County Fair
Houghton County FairgroundsHancock, MI
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08/22 to 08/24 2014 – Yassou! Greek Cultural Festival
Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox ChurchGrand Rapids, MI
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08/23 to 08/23 2014 – Food Truck Festival and Car Show
Ford FieldNorthville, MI
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08/24 to 08/24 2014 – Walled Lake Market Day
DowntownWalled Lake, MI
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