Midwest Made Series

The Midwest Made summer concert series puts the spotlight on regional talent in a diverse array of genres. Don't miss 10 Summer Sundays of music beginning June 25th! Packages are available to purchase tickets for the entire series.



Sunday, June 25, 7pm ET

In the kickoff to our second season of Midwest Made summer concerts, experience the enthusiastic mix of funk, jazz, and rock of PlayHouse!



Sunday, July 2, 7pm ET

Eclectic soul band Sankofa returns to our Midwest Made concert series. The Benton Harbor band plays a mix of music genres – funk, jazz, hip hop, blues, rock and beyond!


Resurrection Blues Band

Sunday, July 9, 7pm ET

Our Midwest Made summer concert series continues with heavy blues from the Resurrection Blues Band – Rodney Mills, Scott Ovens and Mike Balmes.



Sunday, July 16, 7pm ET

Wisconsin’s ‘90s alternative revivalists Newski make their Acorn debut in our Midwest Made summer concert series. American Songwriter says of Newski: “Showcases the unapologetically frank but not overly aggressive nature of 90s alt. rock perfectly."

Buddy Pearson 3

Buddy Pearson 3

Sunday, July 23, 7pm ET

Jazz trio Buddy Pearson 3 returns to our Midwest Made concert series with special guest vocalist extraordinaire Janet Hines-Norris.

Water Street Wranglers

The Water Street Wranglers

Sunday, July 30, 7pm ET

The up and coming Acoustic Americana band The Water Street Wranglers make their return to our Midwest Made summer concert series. Band members Aiden Schnell, Wes Shuck and Caleb Kibby are Southwest Michigan natives who connected with the other three members of the band – Max Petersen, Chandler Harris and Alayna Whitkanack – at Berklee College of Music in Boston.

Mark Ficks

Mark Ficks & The Significant Others

Sunday, August 6, 7pm ET

Mark Ficks brings rock, blues, pop, and country influences to the stage with him each time he performs, as well as an energy and lyrical style that engages his audience. Mark's music comes from the heart and is rooted in his Southern Indiana and Kentucky upbringing.


Mike Struwin Band

Sunday, August 13, 7pm ET

Grooving in and out of reggae rhythms and jams, intertwined with funky swamp rock and folky alt-country, Mike Struwin Band is Pure Michigan music through and through, making the group the perfect fit for our Midwest Made concert series!


Drew Stolz & Priscilla Sabourin

Sunday, August 20, 7pm ET

Priscilla Sabourin, Winner of the 2019 Acorn Singer-Songwriter Competition, pairs up seasoned guitarist Drew Stoltz for the next installment in our Midwest Made summer concert series.


Lake Effect Jazz Big Band

Sunday, August 27, 7pm ET

Our 2023 Midwest Made summer concert series conclude with the Midwest’s premier big band – Lake Effect Jazz Big Band!


Packages are available to purchase tickets for the entire Midwest Made series!

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