Hiawatha Traditional 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.

Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center

Hans Ahlstrom talks with Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center Director Dan Truckey about the new exhibit, "Music in the Pines: The History of the Hiawatha Traditional Music Festival"  


The 36th Hiawatha Traditional Music Festival takes place July 18-20 at Marquette’s Tourist Park. The weekend gets underway with the Friday Night Dance and continues through the weekend featuring not only great music on the main stage but also workshops, dance, crafts, and food.

This year’s lineup includes Robin and Linda Williams, Teada, Susan Werner, Harp, Hart & Bones and more.

The Hiawatha Music Co-op is proud to present a weekend of family fun at the Tourist Park in Marquette on July 19 through July 21 featuring music, dance, craft, and food. The 35th Hiawatha Traditional Music Festival begins with a Get Acquainted Dance on Friday night at 7:30 with foot stompin’ bands. The good times continue throughout the weekend with music workshops featuring local, regional and national performers on