Recent and Featured Music & Art Articles

  • edited bill Billy Strings and Don Julin

    In recent years Billy Strings and Don Julin have practically become household names in Northern Michigan. Read more about this talented duo in this feature story originally […]

  • in time splash Somewhere in Time Weekend on Mackinac Island

    The Somewhere in Time Weekend on Mackinac Island is the last big Mackinac Island event that occurs before tourist season ends. Although the 2014 running of this […]

  • edited-Mel Mel Larimer Concert Series in Traverse City

    On Sunday, October 26 the Mel Larimer Concert Series will take place at the First Congregational Church in Traverse City. This year’s performance begins at 4 pm […]

  • Northport Northport On the Rebound

    This feature was originally published in the October 2014 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine… A tiny burg at the end of a peninsula makes a miraculous […]

  • Levi Britton Levi Britton Hits Kickstarter Goal for Solo Album

    On Thursday, October 17, Traverse City musician and songwriter Levi Britton and musical partner Aaron Wolinski (owner of TC production studio Spiral Sound) surpassed their Kickstarter campaign […]

  • Nagata Shachu Drummers Dennos Museum in Traverse City Announces 2014-2015 Season

    The Dennos Museum Center in Traverse City has announced their 2014-2015 Dennos Performance Season in Milliken Auditorium. From China to Japan, Kenya, Ghana, Mali and Madagascar; Celtic […]

  • Filling Station Ales by the Rails Oktoberfest in Traverse City

    An Oktoberfest style celebration will take place at the Filling Station in Traverse City on Friday, October 17 and Saturday, October 18. Join your neighbors at this […]

  • edited wee bit Mackinac Island Women’s Wellness Weekend

    The weekend of October 17-19 on Mackinac Island is all about celebrating the health and wellness of women with some shopping and wine mixed in too. Enjoy […]

  • staff photographer Northern Michigan Pumpkin Carver Ed Moody

    This article was originally published in the October 2014 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine. Learn all about the man behind the carved pumpkins, Ed Moody. It […]

  • Shorts edited Northern Michigan Halloween Festivities

    Dust off your pirate hats, pull out those hideous dresses and throw on a wig, because it’s almost time for some great Northern Michigan Halloween parties! Staying […]

  • edited fiber Weekend Art Events in Leelanau County

    This weekend get artsy in Leelanau County! Don’t miss out on these two events that are all about celebrating Northern Michigan art. Fiber Festival in Leland The […]

  • edited madddcat Two Grammy Affiliates in Northern Michigan

    October is bringing two exciting Grammy nominated musical acts to the Northern Michigan music scene. See below for more details about these upcoming events!   Peter Madcat […]

  • staff photographer Union Street Station Owner Rick Thompson

    This profile was originally published in the September 2014 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine. When it comes to entertainment, Union Street Station owner Rick Thompson has […]

  • edited microbrew Video: Traverse City Microbrew & Music Festival 2014

    Looking back on summer with nostalgia now that it’s officially fall in Northern Michigan? Check out this video that captures some of the fun that occurred at […]

  • edit TOP images Tower of Power Soars into Little River Casino

    For over 40 years, the Tower of Power has been synonymous with groove, soul, and the hottest horns on the planet. Wherever the band performs, fans come […]

  • edited hops First Annual Empire Hops Festival

    From the town that brought Northern Michigan the Asparagus Festival, comes a new event, the first annual Empire Hops Festival. This inaugural event takes place on Saturday […]

  • edited color in the park Color in the Park at Michigan Legacy Art Park

    On Sunday October 5, 2014 from 1-4 pm join Michigan Legacy Art Park for Color in the Park, a celebration of fall’s palette. This annual family event […]

  • Leelanau UnCaged Leelanau UnCaged in Northport

    The second annual “Leelanau Uncaged” is being held in Northport on Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 10 am to 10 pm. The event was inspired by a […]

  • edit Pizza & Pipes Weekend Events at the Music House Museum

    This weekend head to the Music House Museum just north of Traverse City to enjoy some fun and unusual performances. Bring the whole family to see Red […]

  • edited beers Hops ‘n Highlands Microbrew Festival

    The inaugural Hops ‘n Highlands Microbrew Festival takes place from Friday, September 26 to Saturday, September 27 at Boyne Highlands in Harbor Springs. This new fall beer […]