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 The 42nd Annual Wheatland Music Festival will take place September 11-13, 2015.  Can't attend the whole weekend?  Sunday passes are available in advance for $20 or at the gate for $25!
Wheatland Music Organization Newsletter
September 2015 Upcoming Events

42nd Annual Wheatland Music Festival
Fri., Sept. 11 -
Sun., Sept. 13, 2015

Wheatland Festival Grounds
Gates open Friday at 10am
Tuesday, Sept. 22
Classroom Building 

Wheatland Festival Grounds 

42nd Annual Wheatland Music Festival Tickets
Available Merchandise

Documentary and live footage of Carry it on... performances from the 40th Annual Wheatland Music Festival.

a film by Sharon Leahy, is a dance for camera film created, performed and shot on site at the Wernette Farm outside of Remus, Michigan, home to the Wheatland Music Festival for the past 40 years. 


(Limited Number Available)
Sunday Tickets
Want to attend the festival but are unable to attend the whole weekend?  

Sunday Only Tickets are available in advance ( online or by calling 989-967-8561) for $20 (plus $3 processing), or for $25 at the gate starting at 8am Sunday, Sept. 13. 

Keep in mind that as a Sunday Only attendee, you do NOT need to purchase a Vehicle Permit.

Sunday Main Stage Performers Include:
  • Rock My Soul - Special Gospel Collaboration by The McCrary Sisters & The Fairfield Four
  • Balsam Range - Bluegrass
  • "Blind Boy" Paxton - Blues / Old-Time
  • Kids Hill Parade
  • Rapetipetam - French Canadian Dance
  • Joshua Davis - Michigan Singer/Songwriter
  • California Feetwarmers - Swing/Hot Jazz
  • Dervish - Celtic
Music, events and activities last until about 7pm Sunday evening, so come on out and spend the day at Wheatland!
Ticket Deadlines & Info
The festival is fast approaching, if you haven't gotten your tickets yet, now is a good time!  

Last day to purchase online:
Friday, Sept. 4
(Click HERE To purchase online)

Last day to purchase by phone (989-967-8561):
By NOON on Thursday, Sept. 10
(we recommend you purchase tickets by Sept. 4 - the phone lines will be extremely busy the week of festival and you maybe not be able to reach the office via phone to place your order!)

GATE SALES - It is not yet known if adult/senior tickets will be available at the gate.  If they are, they will be $125 CASH for Adults/Seniors on FRIDAY ONLY for a limited time or until sold out.

Child Tickets and Vehicle Permits are available at the gate all weekend for $10 each.

SUNDAY TICKETS will be available at the gate starting at 8am on Sunday for $25 for Adults/Seniors and $5 for Children.
Long Term Parking
Once again, we will be offering Long Term Parking offsite, but close to the festival grounds.  

We encourage you to set up your camp and then move your vehicle to the Long Term Parking across the road from the Main Gate Entrance.  You will need a 2015 Vehicle Permit, but will receive a $10 coupon to put towards next year's festival order.

If you would like to know more about this please call the Wheatland office and we will be happy to give you the details.

Some additional onsite parking will be available near MiddleGround.
Cajun Dance Instruction
w/Ira Bernstein
Interested in learning how to Cajun Dance, expand your repertoire or just fine-tune your steps before the Friday and Saturday night Cajun Dances?

Be sure to stop by the Dance Stage on Friday night from 5:30-6:15pm and learn to Cajun Dance from long-time Wheatland performer & instructor Ira Bernstein!

Also be sure to check out Ira's "Let's Talk Dance" workshop on Saturday from 2-3pm in Workshop Lane!
Fest Schedule & Line-Up
Festival Schedule
(Main Stage, Centennial Stage, Dance Stage, Workshop Lane, Dulcimer Tent, Folk Tents, Song Tent)

MG Schedule

Kids Hill Schedule
(Stage, Workshops & Crafts)

2015 Performer Line-Up
Fest Guidelines and Helpful Info

The Song Tent
The Song Tent is a new venue to hear music at Wheatland. It's an intimate environment where the focus is on listening to "The Song."  It will be located in the Pines, just south of the Chapel and workshop lane. Sometimes on the larger stages, the nuances of a singer-songwriter can be lost. The Song Tent will provide a place for better making the connection between performer and listener. Come and check out some of the best songwriters in Michigan (and the world!) right here at the Wheatland Festival.
Percussion/Drumming Workshops Move to New, Permanent Location
WMO's new Acoustic Performance Venue is starting to take shape! A new road and walking path have been built and our exceptional volunteers and land management team have cleared an area in the woods that will be the new home for percussion classes, various roots music events and small acoustic performances. The new venue site is located just off the existing pathway that runs east/west from the Gladys Wernette building/MiddleGround to Backwoods Camp and Kids Hill. The actual, constructed performance venue will not be ready until 2016; however, the "drum tent" that was previously located in the clearing across from the Gladys Wernette building/MiddleGround will be situated in the new woodland venue site. Please be sure to check out this new exciting performance space! Once constructed, the Acoustic Performance Venue is guaranteed to offer festivalgoers a unique and intimate environment to listen, learn, and engage in traditional roots music and exciting percussive rhythms.
QuarterNotes gone Electronic
Starting with the Spring 2014 edition, Wheatland switched the primary method of QuarterNotes delivery from postal mail to e-mail.  

If you haven't already, please notify the WMO Office by either phone or e-mail to get signed up:

989-967-8879 or
Happy Wheatland!
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