Mark your calendars for the 39th Hiawatha Traditional Music Festival July 21-22-23, 2017  


2016 Main Stage Line up

Please note the change from Cimarron to Dean Magraw and Peter Ostroushko.  We are saddened to relay that Cimarron will not be able to be at our Festival this year.  We wish them well and welcome Dean and Peter to our 2016 Main Stage Line up!!! 

Guy Davis 

The Jeremy Kittel Trio

Dean Magraw & Peter Ostroushko

Jonathan Byrd and the  Pickup Cowboys

Les Poules a Colin

The Claire Lynch Band

Red Tail Ring

The Henrie Brothers

Stolen Sweets

The Dead Pigeons


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The Hiawatha Music Co-op proudly presents our Upper Peninsula Folklife Award!  We are so proud to have received this honor!  

2016 UP FOLKLIFE AWARD IMG_33542016 UP Folklife Award IMG_3279 2016 Folklife award


Econo "We Share" program

Bring Hiawatha your receipts from Econo Foods. We now participate in the store's We Share program and can receive 1% of the total of receipts we turn in. You may leave your receipts at our office (129 W. Baraga, Suite B, in the Children's Museum block, across from Garden Bouquet and Design). We are also able to turn in receipts from Econo stores outside of Marquette. If the office is closed, just slide receipts under the door. You may also bring receipts to any Hiawatha event or mail them to PO Box 414, Marquette, MI 49855. Thanks for your help!


Office hours 

Tuesday-Wednesday 12-6pm 

Located at 129 W. Baraga, Suite B, in Marquette, 49855. We check our messages throughout the week.


Hiawatha Music Co-op Mission Statement

The Hiawatha Music Non-Profit Corporation is organized exclusively to provide and promote traditional music and dance, educate and inform society on traditional American music and encourage the appreciation of such music through the facility of an annual traditional music festival.
All operations are exclusively for charitable and educational purposes, and for the promotion of social welfare. 

 Roundtable logo, MMFR

Hiawatha is a member of the Michigan Music Festival Roundtable.  

Our Mission:  To create a collaborative roundtable of events that work together to establish safety, sustainability, cooperation and commitment for the better of our attendees and events.

Our Goal: To guide and assist each other in the practices we have been following in our region that have made us such a strong Community. To help us each to establish communications, cooperation and support in working together rather than competing against each other. To provide the safest environments to the family’s and people that attend our events by working together to do so.

We look forward to collaborating with our fellow Festival crews and learning many new things about how to make our Festival the best, the safest and the most fun!

Site  updated July 11, 2016

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