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Mustard’s Retreat returns for Hiawatha concert!

        MUSTARD’S RETREAT RETURNS FOR HIAWATHA CONCERT!!   Mustard’s Retreat (David Tamulevich and Michael Hough), met in Ann Arbor, MI in 1974, as short order cooks, both on hiatus from their studies at the University of Michigan…. read more

Them Coulee Boys come to Hiawatha On TAAP in March!

The Hiawatha Music Coop announces their March Hiawatha On TAAP (Traditional Acoustic Arts Performance) on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at the Ore Dock Brewing Company. This is the fourth year of this monthly concert series. Hiawatha Music Coop’s mission is… read more

3rd Annual Yooper Uke Week is coming!

Note that our Tuesday Night concert with Ben at Mather Auditorium has been cancelled due to inclement weather.  We are working on rescheduling it for later this week and will keep everyone posted!   Yooper Uke Week Returns for the… 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 are Tuesday and Wednesday, 12 to 6pm. 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 2017.  Let us know who you would like to see again!  Send us your top 5 bands!  Main Stage Performers

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