Recent and Featured Music & Art Articles

  • Alan Lomax Video: Alan Lomax-inspired Concert Features Northern Michigan Students

    With the tunes of Alan Lomax’s 1938 recordings of Michigan folk musicians ringing in their ears, students from several Northern Michigan schools and a few singer-songwriter mentors […]

  • Northern Michigan concert Northern Michigan Concert Events at Area Colleges

    The twilight of the spring semester at Northwestern Michigan College and West Shore Community College heralds numerous end-of-the-year events from the schools’ performing art departments.  Check out […]

  • Alan Lomax 1930’s Northern Michigan: Folklorist Alan Lomax’s Musical Survey

    In the fall of 1938, America’s greatest folklorist, Alan Lomax, embarked on a race-against-time mission to document the voices of Michigan’s cultural and musical melting pot before […]

  • Northern Michigan Summer Camps 7 Northern Michigan Summer Camps for Kids

    Let those fledgling children spread their wings at a Northern Michigan camp—and get a little vacation for yourself, too.  Here are 7 Northern Michigan summer camps inculcating […]

  • City Opera House Jazz Vocalist Cyrille Aimee to Perform at West Shore Community College

    Attention Northern Michigan music lovers: a pair of upcoming events in Traverse City will feature accomplished jazz vocalist Cyrille Aimee; the concerts takes place on Sunday, April […]

  • The New Opera Project Interlochen Students Present The New Opera Project in Traverse City

    On Friday, April 18th or Saturday, April 19th, Interlochen students present The New Opera Project in Traverse City. This Northern Michigan music event features students from Interlochen […]

  • Northwestern Michigan College Northwestern Michigan College’s International Dinner

    Give back to Northern Michigan’s educational community by attending Northwestern Michigan College’s International Dinner.  The food- and drink-focused fundraiser will take place on Wednesday, April 16th at […]

  • Interlochen Arts Festival The 2014 Interlochen Arts Festival Lineup

    The Interlochen Arts Festival is a bastion of Northern Michigan events.  Get your calendars out, folks: the lineup for this favorite Northern Michigan festival is finally here.  […]

  • Ryan Whyte Maloney Traverse City’s Ryan Whyte Maloney Knocked Out of NBC’s ‘The Voice’

    Traverse City native Ryan Whyte Maloney was finally bumped from NBC’s The Voice.  Maloney was not among the singers selected by celebrity mentor Blake Shelton to advance […]

  • Dennos Museum Boogie-woogie Concert at Dennos Museum

    On Wednesday, April 9th, take a trip back to the 1940’s with a concert presentation by three boogie-woogie virtuosos at Dennos Museum in Traverse City. Axel Zwingenberger […]

  • The Broadway Dolls The Broadway Dolls at the City Opera House

    For one night only, the glitz and glamor of Broadway will be front an center in downtown Traverse City. On Friday, April 11th, the City Opera House […]

  • Northern Michigan Music Northern Michigan Music Events in April

    Here’s MyNorth’s comprehensive list of Northern Michigan music events in April: Driftwood at Manistee’s Historic Ramsdell Theatre On Friday, April 4th, Driftwood brings one of the most […]

  • Ed Lantzer: The Raising of Christ Amazing Mosaics of Christ, by Northern Michigan Outsider Artist

    Traverse Magazine Classic Reads: This story about Northern Michigan outsider artist Ed Lantzer and his remarkable wall-size mosaics of Bible scenes first ran in the January 2007 […]

  • Artist Residencies Artist Residencies at Cordia at Grand Traverse Commons

    Michigan-based artists are invited by Cordia at Grand Traverse Commons to apply for artist residencies. The Artists in Residence Program at Cordia is seeking four artists to […]

  • rgmaxresdefault Northern Michigan Theater Productions in April

    Find out what’s on the bill in Northern Michigan with MyNorth’s list of Northern Michigan Theater Productions.  From a cop drama to a goofball handyman-comedian to a […]

  • 2014 April Edition April Edition of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine On Newsstands Now

    The 2014 April edition of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine is available at newsstands and retailers throughout Northern Michigan.  The new issue features Traverse’s annual real estate run-down, […]

  • Short's Brewing Company Short’s Brewing Company’s 10th Anniversary Celebration

    On Saturday, April 26th, Short’s Brewing Company will celebrate its 10th birthday with a bona fide block party in downtown Bellaire.  The streets of the small town […]

  • Tom Moran Man of Steel: Onaway’s Tom Moran

    Tom Moran is a proverbial Jack-of-all-trades: industrial welder, avant-garde artist, and a bona fide son of a lumberjack.  Jeff Smith—editor of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine—visited Moran’s Onaway workshop, where […]

  • Jesse Dee Jesse Dee to Perform at Dennos

    On Saturday, March 22nd, the Dennos Museum Center will host a concert by Jesse Dee, a soul-inspired singer-songwriter whose music is marked by contemporary interpretations of old […]

  • IMG_8989-M Springing Forward: Upcoming Northern Michigan Festivals

    Spring is a season of renewal: the smiling sunshine, the bursting blooms, the social acceptability to finally wear white … Here are five Northern Michigan festivals that […]