Be a part of the party of the decade at the 10th anniversary of the Faster Horses music festival at the Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn. The three-day event, July 14-16, is a country music lovefest with top-shelf performers like Luke Bryan, the Zac Brown Band, and Shania Twain.
Cloudy Daze Ahead
The mood will be elevated during the Big Cloud Farm Legacy Michigan festival, July 21-23, at the Hartford Speedway in the southwest corner of Michigan. Celebrating all things cannabis, the festival will include live music, shared cannabis business experiences, artwork, and merchandise. Consumption and enjoyment of cannabis on site are encouraged.
Make a Break
Get to the Belknap pop-up outdoor concert venue in Grand Rapids for the Breakaway Festival (breakawayfestival.com/michigan), August 18-19, to get your ll of dance, hip-hop, and pop music performances from artists like Tiesto, RL Grime, and a DJ set by Porter Robinson
Jazzin’ in the D
The Detroit Jazz Festival (detroitjazzfest.org) on Sept. 1-4 is a cultural icon and one of the jewels of the Detroit live music scene. Held at Hart Plaza on the Detroit River every Labor Day weekend for the last 40 years, the festival is the world’s largest free jazz festival. This year jazz notables Louis Hayes Quintet, Detroiter Regina Carter, and pianist Danilo Pérez are scheduled to perform.
Michigan’s preeminent folk music festival—Wheatland—is celebrating its 50th anniversary September 8-10 in Remus. Join headliners Sam Bush, Ruthie Foster, and dozens of other bands and musicians in the revelry. Family-friendly workshops, demonstrations, dances, and impromptu jam sessions will go on all weekend.