Two more August music festivals in Michigan have decided to skip 2020 due to the pandemic, with September’s jazz festival in Detroit turning to an elaborate live-stream and televised event. Get the details at Local Spins.
Category: Summer Festivals
This was supposed to be a huge weekend for 2020 outdoor music festivals in West Michigan, but COVID-19 changed all that, forcing cancellation of some annual celebrations. So, Local Spins today looks back at highlights from 2019 with reviews, photo galleries and videos from two of the region’s most popular summer events.
A tradition over Memorial Day weekend, the Bus Benefit south of Grand Haven always signaled the start of Michigan’s festival season. COVID-19 wiped out the 2020 event, so Local Spins decided to revisit last year’s celebration in words, photos and some video highlights. Amid the current pandemic, they’re magical, bittersweet memories.
With COVID-19 wiping out live shows and downtown’s Festival of the Arts, May 15 is the deadline for local artists and performance groups to submit short videos for the Virtual Arts Festival. WOODTV.com will live-stream accepted entries the first weekend in June. Get details and the link for submitting videos at Local Spins.