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Hiawatha children’s “Music and Dance Party”

  Hiawatha Music Co-op announces its February Hiawatha on TAAP concert! The second of the series will be a music and dance party for children featuring Marquette’s favorite singer songwriters, Jeff Krebs, aka “Papa Crow” and Corinne Rockow.  This event… read more

“Preserving the Roots- Early Influences in Traditional Music”

Announcing our 2019 Hiawatha on TAAP (traditional acoustic arts performance) line up!  At the Ore Dock Brewing Company each month 6:00-8:00pm, complimentary snacks, $5 Co-op Members, $7 nonMembers, children under 12 free January 16th  Preserving the Roots – Early Influences… read more

Announcing our 2019 Festival Logo and Winner

  Looking forward turning the page to a new year in a few short weeks and diving into planning for our 2019 Festival!  Take a look at our 2019 Festival Logo – designed by Brian Forosisky of Texas!  Congrats 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

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