Music & Dance

Traditions Showcases

The Great Lakes Folk Festival strives to not only present great music but to inform audiences about the history and social context of the music. Each year, a few on-stage sessions are devoted to musicians who share stories about their art as well as compare...

Participate

Not only can you listen to great music from many different cultures at the Great Lakes Folk Festival, you can also make your own music or dance the day away in audience participation activities, including an Old - time Jam , Community Sing , Ukulele S...

Festival Performers

The music and dance program features performances ranging from Blues to Bluegrass, Celtic and more diverse cultural expressions and traditions. Musical artists usually perform two to four times throughout the weekend, so visitors have a chance to see...