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The Backups & The Get Downs – Midwest Made

Wednesday, Aug. 10 | 7:00pm ET (6:00pm CT)

AmericanaRock/Pop

The Midwest Made summer concert series puts the spotlight on regional talent in a diverse array of genres. Each Wednesday night, you'll want to find yourself at The Acorn for shows that will not disappoint!

About the Artists:

The Backups are a soulful, harmony driven lady trio made up of Leslie Sypian, Meredith George and Morgan Ingle. A love for music and sharing it brought this group together. All hailing from Southwest Michigan, these ladies play originals and covers from all genres. Sweet and smooth!

“Three world class regional performers - each unique unto their own as front vocalists for their own respective bands… Yet when these sisters of song team up as The Backups - it is a divine and cosmic harmony that mesmerizes, enchants, engages, and captures the listener in both heart and soul.”
- Monte Michel Bleu

Enjoy the entire Midwest Made summer concert series!

Package rates available for general admission and reserved seating to all these events:

6/15 | Buddy Pearson 3
6/22 | Water Street Wranglers
6/29 | Abbie Thomas Band
7/06 | Open Mic Night w/The Edgar Willbury Experience
7/13 | Kaitlin Rose & The Band of Thorns
7/20 | Mike Struwin Band
7/27 | Sankofa
8/03 | Chicago Farmer & The Fieldnotes
8/10 | The Backups & The Get Downs
8/17 | Lake Effect Jazz Big Band

Buy General Admission package!

Buy RESERVED SEATING package!


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RESERVED SEATING DONATION option includes a $25 tax-deductible donation to The Acorn and guarantees you a seat with optimal sightlines. $25 Donation per ticket holder in your group.

Box Office opens at 4pm ET
Starts 7:00pm, doors open 6:00pm

An Experience to Outlast Any Performance

No two Acorn performances are exactly the same.  Thoughtful curation brings a diverse mix of top talent to The Acorn, exposing audiences to both renowned and soon-to-be-discovered stars.

About The Acorn

The Acorn brings great known performers and amazing new ones to southwest Michigan.  Located in the historic featherbone factory, The Acorn’s friendly staff and volunteers, and an acoustically rich sound system combine for memorable experiences. We’re located in Three Oaks, Michigan …  just over an hour from downtown Chicago and 30 minutes from South Bend, IN.

The Acorn, a nonprofit organization, annually hosts a singer songwriter competition and a Spectacular Tournament of Playwrights. Our Open Mic nights showcase a variety of strong talent and our educational workshops include songwriting and master classes in performance.

The Acorn’s Mission

To offer a broad range of high-quality arts and education programming that nurtures cultural experience, participation and community engagement among residents and visitors of all ages and enhances the economic vitality of the region.


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