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Please join us! Annual Members Meeting with The String Doctors

The Board of Directors values each Member and invites all Members to a “Thank You” dinner on Saturday, November 3rd at 5:30pm at the Barrel and Beam Brewery, 260 Northwoods Drive in Mqt.   The Board will tantalize your taste… read more

Hiawatha brings master artist Si Kahn to Marquette! Save the dates! Sept 13-14th

  Hiawatha Music Co-op brings world renown singer, songwriter, Si Kahn to Marquette!  Sing-a-long, Songwriting Workshop and Concert!     In a world rife with many talented songwriters, Si Kahn stands alone. And his deeply thoughtful, elegantly simple, sometimes majestic,… read more

Mark your calendar in July!

 CHECK! July 5th – Blackrocks Brewery “Hiawatha Ale” release party at Blackrocks on Third Street from 6-8pm with Union Suits and the Marsupials 8-10pm.   Buy your Festival tickets and sign up for your Volunteer shifts and taste our 2018… read more

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Hiawatha Traditional Music Festival in Marquette

festivalThe Hiawatha Traditional Music Festival in Marquette, Michigan is held each year during the next-to-last full weekend of July and features traditional, acoustic, American music. Each year’s main-stage line-up can include bluegrass, old-time, Cajun, Celtic, acoustic blues, Gospel, etc. The line-up includes national, regional and local performers, and singer/songwriters are often featured.

The Festival also includes music and activities throughout the weekend designed for teens, tweens and young children. An arts and craft show sponsored by The Hiawatha Music Co-op is held in conjunction with the Festival. Many of the art and craft vendors sell earth-friendly items. The Hiawatha Festival began in 1979 in Champion, Michigan.

Since 1984, the Festival venue has been the city-owned Marquette Tourist Park, where camping (up to 1,000 units) is available for Festival-goers.

Our regular office hours during September – December are are Tuesday and Wednesday, 11 to 5pm. Hours increase as we near the Festival. 

Take a walk down memory lane – click here to see the complete list of Main Stage bands and performers from the very first Festival through 2018.  Let us know who you would like to see again!  Send us your top 5 bands!  Main Stage Performers

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