Sat/June 14 ~ Benefit for Lost Voices w/Mike Ball and Jen Cass ~ cookout 5:30, concert 7:00. Shalom Lutheran Church 1740 E. M-36, Pinckney, MI. $10 concert, free will donation for dinner. Tix at door or call (734)878-6859.
~Part One of my Annual Pasty Belt Tour (going to the UP)~
Thurs/June 26 3:00 – Bonifas Art Center Open House ~ 700 First Ave, South, Escanaba (906)786~3833. This date begins an exhibit on the charming old logging town of Nahma. I’ve played and stayed at the historic (and haunted!) Nahma Inn. It’s a great UP spot and they’re having a music festival on that Saturday, June 28th. Check out Nahma here.
Thurs/June 26 6:30 ~ Escanaba Public Library. ’The Heart of Ireland.’ 400 Ludington, Escanaba.
Fri/June 27 Point Iroquois Lighthouse ’Lighthouses & Legends’ 10:00am – ‘Bunyan & Banjoes’ 1:00pm. Near the town of Brimley and Whitefish Point on Lake Superior.
Sat/June 28 7:00 Falling Rock Cafe and Bookstore 104 E. Munising Ave, Munising (home of Pictured Rocks) (906)387-3008
Mon/June 30 2:00 Brookridge Heights Senior Facility ~ ‘Lighthouses & Legends’ 1901 Division St, Marquette
~home from the UP~
Thurs/July 10 6:30PM Webster Park, Hudson, Michigan, w/ 4 of theYellow Room Gang + Rod Capps
Wed/July 16 8:00 Acoustic Spotlight 6 St. Patrick Street, London, Ontario (519)433-9418 or (519)434-7963
Sat/July 19 5:00-6:00 Summer Fun Festival St. Joseph’s Church 6805 Mast Road, Dexter, Michigan
Thurs/July 25 6:30-8:30 Sandhill Crane Vineyards 4724 Walz Road, Jackson, Michigan
A “Thirsty Thursday” concert. $5 gets you in the door + wine samples and there are plenty of wines and great food to purchase. The best deal in town!
Fri/July 25 7:00-9:00 Friday Night Summer Concert w/David Mosher East Jordan Bandshell, 119 Spring Street, East Jordan, Michigan
Sat/July 26 Harbor Springs, private party w/David (you can have a private concert too – send me an email!)
Wed/July 30 7:00 St. Johns Bandshell w/David Mosher at St. Johns, Michigan City Park
Sun/Aug 3 Ann Arbor Bandshell still working out details
Thurs/Aug 14 Glen Lake Library 11:00am 10115 Front St, Empire, Michigan ‘Bunyan & Banjoes’ family program
Fri/Aug 15 Wild Blueberry Festival 2 shows – 12:00 ‘ Bunyan & Banjoes’ & 6:30pm ‘Lighthouses & Legends’. This is wonderful small town festival just miles down the road from Whitefish Point. More blueberries than you can imagine.
Sat/Aug 30 Thumbfest ~ all day music festival w/performances & workshops in beautiful Lexington, Michigan on Lake Huron. Best of all, it’s FREE.
Further down the road ~ some September highlights include Trinity House Theatre, Ten Pound Fiddle and the Flint Folklore Concert Series. Stay tuned!