Manitou Music Festival

Founded in 1991 by members of the Glen Arbor Art Association, the Manitou Music Festival takes place in the pastoral splendor of Leelanau County, in the Northwest corner of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula.

This “Land of Delight” has long attracted artists, writers, musicians and vacationers with its dramatic settings of towering dunes, pure inland lakes, lush hardwood and pine forests and the majesty of Lake Michigan. The Manitou Music Festival presents exciting and diverse concerts featuring national and regional performers of classical, jazz, and folk music in idyllic outdoor & family friendly locations.  See you this summer in Glen Arbor!

2017 Jetty Rae
Sunday, July 30, 2017

Jetty Rae

Jetty Rae is a singer and songwriter known for her powerful and melodic voice that’s just right for bluesy folk rock.

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2017 Emma Cook and Questionable Company
Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Emma Cook and Questionable Company

Born in the the thriving Burlington Vermont arts scene, three friends combined their styles to form a small band with a curiously large sound; a folk-funk trio with an honest and soulful feel.

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The Crane Wives
Sunday, August 6, 2017

The Crane Wives

The Crane Wives are a homegrown indie-folk group that defies musical stereotypes.

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2017 The Gothard Sisters
Wednesday, August 9, 2017

The Gothard Sisters

A dynamic Celtic-inspired folk music group from the Pacific Northwest. The three sisters are internationally recognized as multi-instrumentalist folk musicians, songwriters, and performers.

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Manitou Music Festival Summer Singers
Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Summer Singers

Enjoy an evening with the Summer Singers, an all-volunteer group of fifty voices who will present a wide variety of vocal works under the direction of Dana Allen.

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Thank you to our Manitou Music Festival Sponsors!


Musicians seeking to book concerts for the Manitou Music Festival should use our MMF Musician Contact Page.