Posted August 12, 2016 10:27 am by Comments

By Duncan Johnson

Volunteers welcome music fans to the Porcupine Mountains Music Festival in Ontonagon County.
Volunteers welcome music fans to the Porcupine Mountains Music Festival in Ontonagon County.
Michigan DNR
Michigan Department of Natural Resources

Michigan-(Ammoland.com)- Three days of great music and fun are headed for the Porcupine Mountains.

The 12th Annual Porcupine Mountains Music Festival is set for Aug. 26-28 at the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park’s winter recreation area (ski hill).

The festival is presented by the Friends of The Porkies, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization which represents all users of Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park. This activity is supported by the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Staffed by a handful of year-round volunteers, and over 140 additional volunteers throughout the three-day event, the festival places the focus on a wide variety of musical styles such as bluegrass, folk, rock, blues, R&B, country and more.

Headlining the festival this year are:

Friday, Aug. 26 – The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band: Strong on authenticity, Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band plays music that blends blues, ragtime, folk, country and other traditional styles with the sleek modern energy of do-it-yourself, homespun, punk-fueled rock. An Indiana-based band, they will be coming to the Porkies hot off of a tour …Read the Rest

Source:: AmmoLand

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