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NEW! Community Sing at The Hiawatha Fold

Did you know singing can lower your blood pressure and increase endorphins?  Join us for our new monthly Community Sing at The Hiawatha Fold on the third Sunday of each month from 1pm – 3pm.  All ages welcome!   We… read more

GET YOUR HIAWATHA SWAG ON! NOVEMBER 30TH SALE! SPEND $25-ENTER FESTIVAL TICKET DRAWING

GIVE SOMEONE YOU LOVE A MEMORY THIS HOLIDAY SEASON!  WE HAVE A VARIETY OF T-SHIRTS, HOODIES, CHOOKS, BALL CAPS, SWEATPANTS AND OTHER HIAWATHA SWAG! 

The “Hiawatha Fold” is alive with music!

What better way to keep the Hiawatha Festival feeling going than to join one of our jam sessions at “The Fold”?  Treat yourself to a healthy dose of music by singing, playing or cozy up on one of our comfy… read more

Yooper Uke Week with Ben Hassenger

Our 4th Annual Yooper Uke Week begins Monday October 28th with a week packed full of everything ukulele with our favorite ukulele lover, Ben Hassenger.  Join us for a workshop, a strum or see Ben and his band, The Ukulele… read more

Hiawatha purchases flatbed trailer for Festival Dance Stage

      The Hiawatha Traditional Music Festival has benefitted from the Meyer Yamaha, Inc. generosity for many, many years.  This generosity came in the form of their flatbed trailer that they used to transport the rented golf carts to… 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

 

STAY IN TOUCH! call us at 906-226-8575 or stop by our new office at 1015 N. Third Street in the Village Shopping Center (Fall office hours Tuesday-Wednesday 11-5pm) or  email us at info@hiawathamusic.org