Looking for details on the Cadillac music scene? Find the best in local performers and even Grammy award-winning artists on tour, up north! The Greater Cadillac Area has an variety of opportunities for you to enjoy live music this summer.

The Rotary Performing Arts Pavilion in downtown Cadillac will be hosting live music all summer long for everyone to come out and enjoy.

The Ancient and Honorable Clam Lake Dock and Dredge Marching and Chowder Society Silver Cornet BandMondays:  7pm @ Rotary Pavilion (100 S. Lake St., Cadillac, MI)

On Mondays come out and listen to this talented bunch, full of local volunteer musicians that perform concert band music for free.

2023 Clam Lake Band schedule: June 26, July 3 10 17 24 31, and August 7.

Upbeat Cadillac & The After Hours Market Thursdays: 7pm @ Rotary Pavilion, Cadillac, MI

For 10 consecutive Thursday’s come out and enjoy the variety of music that ‘Upbeat Cadillac’ has to offer form  Live Jazz, R&B, Blues entertainment by World Class Jazz Productions and much more! The After Hours Market includes a variety of vendors and food trucks.

Click here to see the full 2023 UpBeat schedule!

Coyote Crossing Summer Music Series – Saturdays on the outdoor stage @ 8593 S. 13 Rd., Cadillac, MI

Coyote Crossing Resort has put together another great line up this summer! Keep an eye out for open mic nights and additional live performances throughout the year and watch local artists show their talents.

Click here to purchase tickets!

Concerts at The Venue Event Center (Located at The Truck Stop) – 902 W.13th St. Cadillac, MI

This new space is bringing in some big names across all musical genres and is a must stop for those looking for a good show! Check their upcoming event schedule here.

Lake City Music in the Park – 111 Front St., Lake City, MI

Free summer concerts on Thursday nights at 7pm for your enjoyment at ‘Lake City Music in the Park’ located at the Lake City Free Stage.

Click here to see the full 2023 Music in the Park schedule.


2023 Summer Music Series at Manton Trails Campground – Manton, MI

Saturdays in July & August from 7 to 10pm – FREE community concerts!

See full 2023 entertainment schedule here.


Manton Market & Music – @Railroad Park in the Old Fire Barn & Manton Station – 107 State Street, Manton, MI.

The Market will take place on Friday afternoons from 3-7pm, June through October. More details can be found here.


Northern Exposure Campground & RV Park – 285 Manistee River Rd Mesick, MI

Saturday Nights all summer long!

See their full 2023 summer series schedule here.


Live Music at Purchase Pavilion – 209 State St., Luther, MI.

Wednesdays nights through the summer. See the full 2023 series schedule here.

Live Music in The Greenhouse@Willow Market in Cadillac, MI

You will find live entertainment here multiple days per week all year long! See full 2023 entertainment schedule here.


Keep an eye out for more pop up performances throughout the summer at Raven Social, LC TapHouse & the Cadillac Winery!

Music Festivals

Check out these local music festivals in 2023 – remember to plan ahead and buy your tickets early!

Cadillac Festival of the Arts – July 20 -22 @The Cadillac Commons

Find more details here!

9th Annual Depot Music Festival— July 29 – 3pm to 9pm @After 26 Depot

Come and listen for free to an incredible line-up of outstanding musicians. We will be doing raffles, hosting kid’s games and activities, selling commemorative merchandise, and providing fantastic food choices. There will also be a beer and wine tent and artisan and crafter booths outside.

View the Musical Line Up Here!

Manton Bluegrass Festival – August 4th @ the Manton Station

Hoxeyville Music Festival— Aug. 18-20 @ Hoxeyville Festival Site in Wellston, Michigan

Nestled in 150 acres of farmland surrounded by the Manistee National Forest, Hoxeyville Music Festival is a testament to pure North Country peace and celebration.

Hoxeyville is the Midwest’s premier Americana and Roots festival. It boasts two stages featuring national touring artists, and the best and brightest Michigan talent with an intimate capacity of three thousand. Safe & family friendly camping (and playground!), excellent kids’ tent programming, unbelievable food, and an easily traversable site. Details & tickets at hoxeyville.com.

Earthwork Harvest Gathering—Sept. 15-17 @ 4747 N. 7 Mile Road Lake City, MI 49651

The Earthwork Harvest Gathering is a celebration of food and music, featuring the freshest of local ingredients and fine imported specialties. A family-friendly Gathering bringing us into contact with the abundance of our community, the Earthwork Harvest Gathering has ripened Michigan’s artisan culture for over 15 years, and hosts 2500+ attendees, who camp in the mixed hardwood forests and open meadows of Earthwork Farm every third weekend in September, annually. Learn more at earthworkharvestgathering.com

Cadillac’s Craft Beer Festival – September 23rd – 3pm to 9pm @Cadillac City Park

Established in 2010, you will find the best in Michigan Beer, mead, cider & spirits along with our small town tailgate atmosphere overlooking Lake Cadillac. With food & retail vendors, yard games and a live music stage there is something for everyone, so grab some friends and meet us downtown! Details can be found at ccbeerfest.com.

Make sure to get out and enjoy all the live music that the Greater Cadillac Area has in store for you this summer!

Visit our live concerts page on our website for more information.