Recent and Featured Music & Art Articles

  • From left: Bocklund on Isle Royale in 2013, and more comfortably with her guitar.  Photos by Terri Bocklund Isle Royale Artist-in-Residence Terri Bocklund

    As one of the most isolated outdoor recreation areas in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, you’d expect to find more backcountry campers and hikers over, say, an artist seeking […]

  • Photo by Big Machine Label Group 2014 National Cherry Festival Concert Line-Up

    2013 National Cherry Festival: Don’t miss any of the art, music, and entertainment of the 2013 National Cherry Festival in Traverse City!

  • National Cherry Festival Adult Only Events at the National Cherry Festival

    Maybe you’re parents who want to get away from the kiddies, or you’re a couple searching for great date ideas, there is something for every adult to […]

  • Photo by Matt Carissimi Summer Northern Michigan Art Classes

    Looking to hone in your artistic abilities this summer? Luckily, there are numerous art classes going on throughout the Northern Michigan towns that will help inspire you […]

  • Veterans for Peace Scholarship fund Traverse City Veterans for Peace Fundraiser

    If you’re looking for a relaxing night filled with live jazz music and thought-provoking art, look no further than the Traverse City Veterans for Peace Scholarship Fundraiser, a […]

  • Photo by Jessica Lafreniere Traverse City Wine and Art Festival: Q&A With Sam Crawford

    The Traverse City Wine and Art Festival is quickly approaching on June, 21st. This Northern Michigan festival will feature over 30 Northern Michigan wineries, 10 restaurants, and […]

  • Photo by Phil Denny Traverse City Wine & Art Festival: Q&A with Phil Denny

    The Traverse City Wine & Art Festival is quickly approaching—about a week away!—and the city is gearing up for this “can’t miss” Northern Michigan festival. With music from the folk-band, […]

  • wine vineyard Experience Northern Michigan with the Cast of ‘Wine Warriors’

    There’s a tangible buzz about Northern Michigan wine, and, no, this is not the buzz that comes from one too many glasses of Northern Michigan riesling. A […]

  • Things to do at the National Cherry Festival in one weekend Things to Do in One Weekend at the National Cherry Festival

    Photo by Matt Carissimi. Pack as much cherry-filled fun into one weekend at the National Cherry Festival in Traverse City. It might seem daunting to decide which […]

  • The Crane Wives Traverse City Wine and Art Festival: Q&A with the Crane Wives

    The Traverse City Wine and Art Festival is a little over two weeks away from happening on June, 21st. This awesome Northern Michigan festival will feature over […]

  • Brandi Carlile will headline on Friday, Aug 22nd 2014 Summer Microbrew and Music Festival

    Taking place on Friday, August 22nd and Saturday the 23rd in Traverse City, the 2014 Summer Microbrew and Music Festival will be headlined by folk rocker Brandi […]

  • Northern Michigan Fine Arts Events Northern Michigan Fine Arts Events in June

    From lectures and symposiums to juried art competitions, Northern Michigan art events are informative, interactive and—most importantly—fun.  Here are a handful of arts events happening in the […]

  • Photo by the Mainstays Traverse City Wine and Art Festival: Catching up with The Mainstays

    The Traverse City Wine and Art Festival is quickly approaching—June 21st, people!—and this one-of-a-kind Northern Michigan music and art event will feature over 30 Northern Michigan wineries, 10 […]

  • Northern Michigan Art Northern Michigan Art: Roland Roycraft’s Stunning Watercolors

    Until his late-50s, renowned watercolor painter and Northern Michigan arts magician Roland Roycraft wasn’t a watercolor painter at all. Then the landscape along his Benzie county school […]

  • Northern Michigan festivals Northern Michigan Festivals & Fairs in June: Musrooms, Bikes, Wine & More

    Celebrate everything that makes Northern Michigan great — load up your bikes with the kids and take a ride at the Beaver Island Bike Festival, then enjoy […]

  • Nauti-Cat Q&A with the Nauti-Cat’s Captain, Chien Nowland

    From the kids trip in the morning to the soirée sail at midnight, all day long, all summer long, the tall mast of the Nauti-Cat edges along […]

  • Northern Michigan concerts Spring Strings and More: 3 Northern Michigan Concerts

    Three Northern Michigan events will pull at your heartstrings with concerts that showcase the breadth and power of string ensembles and the vocals of a seasoned jazz […]

  • Memorial Day Weekend in Leland How to Have the Best Memorial Day Weekend in Leland

    Northern Michigan Attractions: Check out our list of the Top 10 Things to do in Leland Memorial Day Weekend

  • Elizabeth Blair Fine Pearls Elizabeth Blair Fine Pearls

    Contemporary and classic, Elizabeth Blair Fine Pearls offers a wide variety of exclusively created, wedding-quality jewelry from her historic store in Harbor Springs, Michigan and at ShopMyNorth.com. […]

  • Live for art gallery Video: Live For Art Gallery in Beulah

    With an eclectic mix of work by both regional and Northern Michigan artists, Live For Art Gallery in downtown Beulah features fine art in a variety of […]