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


5 & 9 - Fauxgrass - A Grand Rapids-based band, recorded at the August 2016 Porcupine Mountains Music Festival 12 & 16 -Tracy Grammer - Singer-songwriter and Red House recording artist, recorded at the August 2016 Porcupine Mountains Music Festival 19 & 23 - The Henrie Brothers - Old-time band of brothers from upstate New York, recorded at the July 2016 Hiawatha Music Festival 26 & 30 - Conga Se Menne - U.P. Finnish Reggae music, recorded at the August 2016 Porcupine Mountains Music Festival   APRIL
2 & 6 - More from The Way Down Wanders, from the 2016 Porcupine Mountains Music Festival
9 & 13 - Canadian singer-songwriter Ana Egge, from the 2015 Porcupine Mountains Music Festival 16 & 20 - The Northern Kentucky Brotherhood Singers, from the 2015 Hiawatha Music Festival 23 & 27 - More from the Quebec band Les Poules a Colin, from the 2016 Hiawatha Music Festival 30 & May 4 - More from the Jeremy Kittel Trio, from the 2016 Hiawatha Music Festival

  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: The Porcupine Mountains Music Festival which is held in the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park in Ontonagon County, MI. (For festival information go to And the Beaver Island Music Festival ( is also in July.

Fishtank Ensemble on In the Pines

Jun 1, 2012

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!