We welcome you to a full weekend of phenomenal Blues Music in Traverse City at the old railroad depot.

June 2nd at 8pm | The Sweetwater Blues Band

We open the weekend with Traverse City's Own "Sweetwater Blues Band" featuring Rhett DuCouer on the outdoor stage

June 3rd at 8pm | John Primer and the Real Deal Blues Band

Our headliner is the magnificent John Primer and the Real Deal Blues Band from Chicago.

Traverse City | Filling Station Microbrewery
Chris Sterr

Chris Sterr is a multifaceted guitar player and vocalist. With roots that run as far back as the delta and Chicago blues, to the Englishman whom reinvigorated it in the 1960's, to the experimental and improvisational sounds of Jeff Beck, Bill Frisell, John Scofield, to the uncompromising pop-rock sensibility of Ryan Adams and Beck, he embraces and performs a wide array of music.

Traverse City | Filling Station Microbrewery
The Rhett Betty Band

Find her everywhere. If you've never heard her before, once will do it and you'll become addicted. Rhett Betty is full of influence from Artists like Bonnie Raitt, Patsy Cline, & the Beetles.

Traverse City | They hale from Chicago and call the midwest their home. Steve Leaf crafts songs of love, loss, and history while Dan Haefs and Nick Young hold down one of the finest rhythm sections of our time. Their latest release GO TO THE PINES was a venture in DIY recording and the product is a collection of five songs sometimes drenched in reverb and distortion and at others, quiet as a whisper.

Listen on Bandcamp https://steveleaf.bandcamp.com/

May 12 | Freshwater Art Gallery and Concert Venue
8:00 PM | $30 seating is limited!
Call 231 582 2588 for tickets

Boyne City | Freshwater Events is very excited to be engineering audio [M'Lynn Hartwell] for the Birds of Chicago, the collective centered around Allison Russell and JT Nero, reassert the simple notion - radical in these times - that beautiful words and music can still tap deep veins of emotion.

6pm | Doors open

At only 20 years of age, Marcus King’s dazzling musical ability is evident throughout The Marcus King Band, the young phenom’s 2nd full-length LP and first for Fantasy Records. Operating within the fiery brand of American roots music that King calls "soul-influenced psychedelic southern rock," the album highlights King’s gorgeous, rough-hewn vocals, soaring guitar work and heartfelt songwriting all amidst a group of masterful musicians who, together, are quickly becoming one of the country’s most sought after live acts.

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