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Hiawatha is so very thankful for our viewers who are able to make a contribution to these wonderful musicians and the Co-op.  We sincerely appreciate and value each dollar that is given and we know that all musicians are appreciative of the opportunity to play and gain income as well!   We can’t thank you enough!  

Please join us for our virtual concert series, Live from The Fold,  on our Facebook page.  We are pleased to offer our series with our local favorite musicians, some favorites from Michigan and beyond.  We are pleased to introduce our
faithful followers and our new friends to a wide range of traditional music and performers.

It will be presented every Thursday from 7:00pm – 8:00pm

On Thursday February  25th we will welcome back to our stage, Frank and Allie Lee!  Frank and Allie Lee (Bryson City, NC) are a harmony-powered duo playing so many instruments in so many styles you’ll think you just heard six different bands! Yet their songs, learned from American folk musicians in the early days of the recording industry, remain rooted in the old-time music aesthetic. There’s Frank’s signature clawhammer banjo sound on steel string and nylon string banjos. There are slide guitar and harmonica blues pieces. There’s Maybelle Carter-inspired country guitar. There’s cross-tuned old-time fiddling a la Fiddlin’ John Carson. And Frank & Allie’s voices in harmony tying it all together!Frank and Allie, the core duo of longstanding string band, The Freight Hoppers, have traveled extensively as touring musicians. Frank, a founding member of The Freight Hoppers, has impressed audiences all over the United States, Canada, and northern Europe with his signature clawhammer sound. Allie is a founding member of The Whipstitch Sallies, a folk band from Indiana. Together, the pair is a powerhouse duo with touring experience in Florida, North Carolina, Virginia, Vermont, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Kansas, Iowa, Arkansas, Missouri, and France.In addition to performing, Frank and Allie screenprint music-themed t-shirts, available on their website. They also organize an old-time music retreat in the Great Smoky Mountains twice a year called the Banjo-Fiddle Frolic.

Frank & Allie’s new album Treat A Stranger Right is available at, CD Baby, iTunes, & Spotify.

Our March line up includes:

March 4 – Sally Rogers

March 11- Tret Fure 

March 18- Susan Harrison 

March 25 – Westbound Situation 



Our past Live at The Fold line up

We began on May 21, 2020 with our own Board member, Jeff Krebs, aka “Papa Crow”, and fun and imaginative songs and all things for kids.

May 28th, we featured another Board member, John Gillette and his wife and music partner, Sarah Mittlefehldt, and their beautiful harmonies, songs and  sentiments. 


On June 4th, Hart, Harp & Bones gave us an hour of country and blues, Louisana style, with Bill Hart, Fast Eddie (Consolmagno) and Randy Seppala who took us on a walk to the bayou.  

On June 11th, we had to cancel Kerry Yost at the last minute due to technical difficulties.

On June 18th, we brought in a new friend of a Board Member and enjoyed Jeff Blaney, a singer/songwriter hailing from many places, most recently, Connecticut.

On June 25th, local singer/songwriter, Troy Graham gave us a great show of songs he has written and long time favorites.

July 2nd kicked off the holiday weekend with an outdoor, remote set from local singer/songwriter, Michael Waite. 


July 9th we featured local singer/songwriter, Dylan McKenzie-Trost

July 16th we featured local band, The Fiddle Pickers

July 23rd we featured a band from Hawaii, Desmon Haumea

July 30th we featured our new friend, Camilla Amirrati

August 6th  we featured  Waaywiyeyaa

August 13th we featured local Celtic band, The Knockabouts

August 20th we featured Ben Hassenger, Michigan’s Ukulele Ambassador
Here’s a sample video of his song about the family home in Ishpeming:

 August 27th we featured local singer/songwriter, Kerry Yost

September 3rd we featured Frank Youngman and Mark R Schrock

September 10th we featured Via Mardot

September 17th we featured Ben Hassenger, Jeff Krebs and Friends

September 24th we featured Jason McInnes and his students

October 1st,  we featured Sarah Mittlefehldt and John Gillette, with Sylvia   

October 8th, we featured Zoe Speaks

October 22nd, we featured The Davis Duo – Rachael Davis and Dominic John Davis

October 29th, we featured Strung Together

November 5, we featured Randy Kaplan

November 12, we featured Annette and Phil Watts

November 19th, we featured Mustard’s Retreat

December 3rd, we featured Corinne Rockow

December 10th, we featured The Knockabouts

December 17th, we featured Jeff Krebs

January 7th, we featured Clare Zuraw 

January 14th, we featured Rachael Davis and Lindsay Lou,

January 21st, we featured local musician, Ethan Bott

January 28th, we featured House of Hamill

February 4th, we featured local musician, John Davey

February 11th, we featured 

Robert Jones and Matt Watroba

February 18th, we featured 

Who Dat Brass 


February 25th, we featured 








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