In the Pines

Sunday at 9 p.m. and Thursday at 3:30 p.m.

A program of the many expressions of Folk Music recorded at regional concerts and performances, including music from the Hiawatha Music Festival, Porcupine Mountains Music Festival and the Marquette Area Blues Festival.

Upcoming Schedule

JUNE4 & 8 - Kentucky band the Wild Ponies, from the 2015 Porcupine Mountains Music Festival 11 & 15 - Michigan all-female trio Stella!, from the 2014 Porcupine Mountains Music Festival 18 & 22 - Marquette's own Cannonball Drag, from the 2014 Marquette Area Blues Festival 25 & 29 - Minnesota Bluesman, Papa John Kohlstad, from the 2015 Hiawatha Music Festival 

JULY

2 & 6 - More from Dean Magraw & Peter Ostroushko from the 2016 Hiawatha Music Festival

9 & 13 - More from bandoneon player Richard Scofano from the 2015 Hiawatha Music Festival

16 & 20 - Bluesman Charlie Parr from the 2013 Hiawatha Music Festival

23 & 27 - Josh Davis and his band from the 2012 Hiawatha Music Festival

30 & August 2 - UP-native Erik Koskinen from the 2015 Porcupine Mountains Music Festival

AUGUST

6 & 10 - Lindsay Lou & the Flatbellys from the 2016 Porcupine Mountains Music Festival

13 & 17 - Blueswoman Ruthie Foster from the 2015 Porcupine Mountains Music Festival

20 & 24 - Acoustic Jamgrass band Useful Jenkins from the 2016 Porcupine Mountains Music Festival

27 & 31 - Singer-songwriter John Craigie from the 2016 Porcupine Mountains Music Festival

 

The Cactus Blossoms

  It's festival time again!  The Hiawatha Traditional Music Festival which takes place in July in Tourist Park in Marquette, MI. (For festival information go to: www.hiawathamusic.org.) The Porcupine Mountains Music Festival which is held in the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park in Ontonagon County, MI. (For festival information go to www.porkiesfestival.org.) 

Fishtank Ensemble on In the Pines

Jun 1, 2012
Courtesy FishtankEnsemble.com

This week on In the Pines is a performance by California gypsy band Fishtank Ensemble recorded at Upfront & Co. in Marquette in January 2012.  This program airs Sunday at 9 p.m. and repeats Thursday at 3:30 p.m.

Fishtank Ensemble is a leading gypsy music band from California, bringing a unique blend of high-energy, cross-pollinated gypsy (gipsy) and Manouche Jazz music to fans around the world. They have received international acclaim with their wide range of influences including Romanian (Romani), Flamenco gypsy, Balkan, Turkish, Tango and more!