Looking to get out and embrace local artists and culture? This summer the Greater Cadillac Area has an array of opportunities for you to enjoy live music.
The Rotary Performing Arts Pavilion in downtown Cadillac will be hosting live music all summer long for everyone to come out and enjoy.
Ancient and Honorable Clam Lake Dock and Dredge Marching and Chowder Society Silver Cornet Band—Mondays: 7 p.m. @ Rotary Pavilion (100 S. Lake St., Cadillac, MI 49601)
On Mondays come out and listen to the Ancient and Honorable Clam Lake Dock and Dredge Marching and Chowder Society Silver Cornet Band, full of local volunteer musicians that perform concert band music for free.
July: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
August: 6 & 13
Extra Show (Arts Festival):
Saturday, July 21: 12:00 p.m.
Upbeat Cadillac 2018—Thursdays: 7 p.m. @ Rotary Pavilion (100 S. Lake St., Cadillac, MI 49601)
For 10 consecutive Thursday’s come out and enjoy the variety of music that ‘Upbeat Cadillac’ has to offer form Live Jazz, R&B, Blues entertainment by World Class Jazz Productions and much more!
June 21: Mary Rademacher Reed w/ the Tom Hagen Quartet (Captivating Jazz, Pop, and Show tunes)
June 28: Biscuit Miller and the Mix (High Energy Blues and Funk from Indy)
July 5: Big Boss Band (Classic Rock and Blues Harp)
July 12: Paul Keller’s “At Sundown” Quintet (World Touring, Straight Ahead Jazz and Swing)
July 19: Tell Yo Mama (Pop, R & B, and Funky Soul/Jam Vocals)
July 26: James Cloyd Group (Blues-Fused, Rockin R & B)
Aug 2: Planet D Nonet (Pop, Jazz, Showtunes. The MidWest’s Premier “Lil Big Band”)
Aug 9: Bennie Reeves (Authentic Motown Classics to DownHome Blues)
Aug 16: Jeremiah Johnson Band (Award Winning, St. Louis Blues)
Aug 23: Jenna Mamminna/Rolf Sturm (World Touring, Pop, Jazz, Folk/Vocals)
Lake City Music in the Park—Thursdays: 7 p.m. @ The Lake City Free Stage (111 Front St., Lake City, MI 49651)
In addition to live music in downtown Cadillac, Lake City will also be providing free summer concerts for your enjoyment at ‘Lake City Music in the Park’ located at the Lake City Free Stage.
June 21: Beulah Land Quartet (Southern Gospel & Traditional)
June 28: John Denner (Musical Variety)
July 12: Pam Bowman & Four Friends (Dulcimer & Other Instruments)
July 19: 4 One Quartet (Gospel – Patriotic)
July 26: North 44 (hour 1) Lake City Jazz Band (hour 2) (Oldies Rock & Roll/Jazz)
Aug 2: Steven Dee and the Keys (Familiar Oldies)
Aug 9: Pair of Jacks (Rhythm & Blues)
Coyote Crossings Open Mic Night: Thursdays (with special guest hosts) @ 8593 S. 13 Rd., Cadillac, MI 49601
Looking for good food and live music? Coyote Crossings will be hosting an Open Mic Night every Thursday, with special guest hosts for your entertainment. Enjoy open Mic Night throughout the summer in our cozy bar or outdoor corral and watch local artists show their talents.
June 21: Rick Gebhard and Guests
June 28: TBD
July 5: Cadillac Slim
July 12: Rick Gebhard and Guests
July 19: TBD
July 26: Zak Bunce
Aug 2: Zak Bunce
Looking to get an even more enriched experience of music in the Greater Cadillac Area? Check out these local music festivals to fully immerse yourself into the arts and culture of our area.
4th Annual Depot Music Festival— Aug. 4 3:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Come and listen for free to an incredible line-up of outstanding musicians. We will be doing raffles, hosting kid’s games and activities, selling commemorative merchandise, and providing fantastic food choices. There will also be a beer and wine tent and artisan and crafter booths outside.
Hoxeyville Music Festival— Aug. 17-19 @ Hoxeyville Festival Site in Wellston, Michigan
Nestled in 150 acres of farmland surrounded by the Manistee National Forest, Hoxeyville Music Festival is a testament to pure North Country peace and celebration.
Hoxeyville is the Midwest’s premier Americana and Roots festival. We boast two stages featuring national touring artists, and the best and brightest Michigan talent with an intimate capacity of three thousand. We are proud of our incredibly supportive community, safe, family friendly camping (and playground!), excellent kids’ tent programming, unbelievable food, and an easily traversable site.
Earthwork Harvest Gathering—Sept. 21-23 @ 4747 N. 7 Mile Road Lake City, MI 49651
The Earthwork Harvest Gathering is a celebration of food and music, featuring the freshest of local ingredients and fine imported specialties. A family-friendly Gathering bringing us into contact with the abundance of our community, the Earthwork Harvest Gathering has ripened Michigan’s artisan culture for 15 years and running, and hosts 2500+ attendees, who camp in the mixed hardwood forests and open meadows of Earthwork Farm every third weekend in September, annually.
Make sure to get out and enjoy all the live music that the Greater Cadillac Area has in store for you this summer! Visit our live concerts page on our website for more information: https://www.cadillacmichigan.com/live-concerts-54/
Cassie O’Hagan is a junior at Central Michigan University studying Integrative Public Relations and Leadership. She is excited to intern at the Visitors Bureau and help promote the area that she has grown up in.