Local Spins looks back at another invigorating Blissfest in this column by musician and veteran festival attendee Mark Lavengood, with images by photographer Anna Sink. Relive the charm of this longstanding, northern Michigan music festival held every summer near Cross Village.
Category: Guest Column
For professional musicians, the obstacles to surviving and thriving can include public misperceptions, lack of connections and the proliferation of weekend warriors willing to play for fun and beer. Singer Diego Morales of The Soul Syndicate offers up his take in this candid Local Spins guest column.
Guest columnist Mark Lavengood, better known as the resonator guitar whiz in Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys, waxes eloquent about this weekend’s musician-rich Earthwork Harvest Gathering and why it’s a world-class affair. And listen to a Local Spins playlist of songs by Michigan artists playing this year’s festival.