Great Lakes Folk Festival

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Kevin Lavery / WKAR-MSU

The 2017 Great Lakes Folk Festival gets underway at 6 pm Friday.  Stage crews are checking their wires and vendors their wares before it all begins.  WKAR’s Kevin Lavery strolled around downtown East Lansing to check it out.

 

 

Kids at Folk Festival
Courtesy MSU Museum

The 2017 Great Lakes Folk Festival is this Friday, Saturday and Sunday in downtown East Lansing. In a world filled with smartphones and Social media, you're encouraged to come together and view your fellow Michigander's music, stories, food and artwork.  


Courtesy — east arbor architecture

There’s a change happening along Grand River in East Lansing. Buildings are being prepped for renovation, which means some businesses are relocating. WKAR’s Jamie Paisley learned about one business that decided to add-on a little something.


'On the Road Again' | Pop-Up Stories

Aug 1, 2017
Pop-Up Stories
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Friday, August 11 at 6:30pm at the Great Lakes Folk Festival | Summer is the season for road trips...

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Courtesy / Great Lakes Folk Festival

Fri., Aug. 11 - Sun., Aug. 13 in Downtown East Lansing | Music, dance and culture from across the country merge in Downtown East Lansing and WKAR will be there! 

2016 Great Lakes Folk Festival

Jul 29, 2016
Great Lakes Folk Festival
Courtesy / Great Lakes Folk Festival

August 12 - 14 in Downtown East Lansing| Music, dance and culture from across the country merge in Downtown East Lansing and WKAR will be there!

Aug. 7-9 | Join Current State to experience music, dance and culture from across America and around the world. 

LIVE MUSIC: Lansing's Heartland Klezmorim

Aug 1, 2014
WKAR

The Great Lakes Folk Festival kicks off next weekend in East Lansing. One of the musical attractions is the traditional Klezmer group Heartland Klezmorim from the Lansing Area. They join us today as part of our Live Music Fridays series.