The Way Down Wanderers

Friday, Jul. 09 | 7:00pm ET (6:00pm CT)


Rapidly becoming the high energy, youthful Americana / Bluegrass / Roots band of choice for many top festival and venue buyers, The Way Down Wanderers have wracked up an impressive number of accolades. The Illinois-5-piece was named Chicago’s Best Emerging Artist in 2014, a finalist in the International Song Writing Competition in both 2015 & 2016 and was included on Songpickr’s Best Songs Spotify Playlist that same year — all before any of its members were old enough to rent a car. It’s no surprise it was selected to showcase at AmericanaFest (2018), International Folk Alliance Conference, (2019), IBMA (2016), and BBC Scotland Session (2017).

Acorn Anywhere! Location: World class outdoor music venue, the Common, in Buchanan, MI.

All COVID-19 safety requirements will be followed in accordance with Michigan state regulations. This event will take place, rain or shine. Every ticket purchased helps us bridge the gap till we can be fully operational again. Thank you!

Admission to this exciting event is FREE, however there is a 100% tax deductible VIP reserved seating ticket donation option. Very limited availability. All proceeds go towards supporting The Acorn.

$50 VIP Reserved Seating Ticket Donation guarantees optimal reserved seating near the stage and helps support The Acorn. Please bring your own chairs. Very limited availability. 100% tax deductible.

$50 VIP Parking Pass Donation guarantees one reserved parking space right near the VIP entrance. Extremely limited availability. There is plenty of free parking in and around Buchanan however your donation helps The Acorn continue to present amazing programming and supports this wonderful event. 100% tax deductible.

Location: The Common, Buchanan, MI
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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