In the Pines

Sunday at 9 p.m. and Thursday at 3:30 p.m.

A program of the many expressions of Folk Music recorded at regional concerts and performances, including music from the Hiawatha Music Festival, Porcupine Mountains Music Festival and the Marquette Area Blues Festival.

Upcoming Schedule

May 2020

3 & 7 -  More from Chicago based singer-songwriter, Chicago Farmer from the 2019 Porcupine Mountains Music Festival

10 & 14 - More from the all-female band The Barn Owls, from the 2019 Hiawatha Music Festival
17 & 21 - More from Minnesota bluesman Charlie Parr, from the 2019 Porcupine Mountains Music Festival
24 & 28 - Grand Rapids, super duo The War & Treaty, from the 2019 Porcupine Mountains Music Festival
31 & June 4 - More from singer-songwriter Emily Scott Robinson, from the 2019 Porcupine Mountains Music Festival
 JUNE 2020
7 & 11 - More from Bluegrass band the Po' Ramblin' Boys, from the 2019 Hiawatha Music Festival
4 & 18 - More from Americana jamband Kind Country, from the 2018 Porcupine Mountains Music Festival
21 & 25 - More from iconic band Donna the Buffalo, from the 2018 Porcupine Mountains Music Festival
28 & July 2 - Singer-songwriter Evan Bartels & the Stoney Lonesomes, from the 2019 Porcupine Mountains Music Festival

The Crystal Theatre

Crystal Falls, MI – Crystal Theatre 3-time Canadian Grandmaster Fiddle Champions and Ontario Open Step Dance Champions to the Stage on Friday, July 19, at 7:00 pm CST.A family group consisting of fiddling and step dancing siblings – Tom, Kerry & Julie Fitzgerald. These siblings, from just outside of Canada’s renowned Ottawa Valley, have come a long way from their small-town roots, this unique act features high-energy fiddling and mind-blowing step dancing.

The 2019 Summer festival season was another success! Performances from the July 2019 Hiawatha Traditional Music Festival and the August 2019 Porcupine Mountains Music Festival were enjoyed by scores of folk music fans AND recorded for your future listening pleasure in upcoming programs of In The Pines. In addition, be sure to listen for recordings from the Marquette Area Blues Fest.  Stay tuned for new programs on In The Pines every Sunday night at 9:00 pm eastern and again every Thursday at 3:30 pm.

Second Sunday Folk Dance

On Sunday, April 8, the Second Sunday Folk Dance presents a Michigan treasure: singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Joel Mabus. White Water will provide the opening act. The concert and folk dance is held at the Fortune Lake Camp in Crystal Falls, Michigan and starts at 4PM CT.   After the concert, the Front Parlor Dance Band and dance caller Steve Kickert provide dance music and instruction until 7 PM. Dean and Bette Premo organize and host the Second Sunday concert/dance series.

Them Coulee Boys / Hiawatha Music Coop

The Hiawatha Music Coop announces their March Hiawatha On TAAP (Traditional Acoustic Arts Performance).  This is the fourth year of this monthly concert series.  Hiawatha Music Coop’s mission is to promote the performance of, education the public on, and perform traditional music.  Hiawatha Music Coop is known for the traditional festival held each July.  In addition, local and regional traditional music events will be performed each month, January through May, at the Ore Dock Brewing Company.

Fishtank Ensemble on In the Pines

Jun 1, 2012

This week on In the Pines is a performance by California gypsy band Fishtank Ensemble recorded at Upfront & Co. in Marquette in January 2012.  This program airs Sunday at 9 p.m. and repeats Thursday at 3:30 p.m.

Fishtank Ensemble is a leading gypsy music band from California, bringing a unique blend of high-energy, cross-pollinated gypsy (gipsy) and Manouche Jazz music to fans around the world. They have received international acclaim with their wide range of influences including Romanian (Romani), Flamenco gypsy, Balkan, Turkish, Tango and more!