Music Festival

Courtesy / Michigan BluesFest

Look for WKAR's award-winning production crew at the 2016 Michigan BluesFest in Old Town Lansing, September 16 & 17, recording for the next season of BackStage Pass.

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Courtesy photo / Flatt Lonesome

Current State gets that down home feeling, as the 21st annual JuneGrass Bluegrass Festival gets underway at the Kent County Fairgrounds this weekend in Lowell.

Angela Winbush photo
Courtesy Idlewild Music Festival

The Idlewild Music Festival pays homage to the town's unique heritage as an entertainment paradise for Michigan's African American performers.

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Mighty Uke Day 5 is Friday through Sunday in Old Town Lansing. It’s promoted as a celebration of the “diminutive yet dynamic” instrument and its ties to Michigan culture. There will be performances by professionals, and opportunities for beginners to try their hand at playing the ukulele.

Portrait: Suren Bagratuni
Courtesy College of Music / MSU/WKAR

Mon. Apr. 6  at 7:30pm | Stanley and Selma Hollander Cello Plus Chamber Music Festival LIVE from Fairchild Theatre on the Michigan State campus.

Courtesy - Kristen Leigh Smith

Michigan’s biggest country music festival of the summer is in Brooklyn this weekend. Michigan International Speedway will host the Faster Horses Festival, which includes three days of music, camping, and fun in southern Michigan.