Midwest Fest in Mount Pleasant, 9/27 – 10/1

Mount Pleasant's own Joe Hertler and the Rainbow Seekers. (photo courtesy of Absolute Michigan)

The fourth annual Midwest Fest begins tomorrow – with a kick-off party at the Mount Pleasant Brewing Company beginning at 8:00 p.m. This five-night event boats over 20 bands (folk, indie, rock, pop, electronic, experimental…etc.) from Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Minnesota and Wisconsin.

The performances will feature Mount Pleasant artists such as Jetpack On!, Joe Hertler and the Rainbow Seekers, Newday Dreamers, Wavvy Hands and Bloomill. Among many other Michigan artists participating is the critically acclaimed electro/pop quartet – Stepdad.

This week will give music-lovers of Mount Pleasant a chance to hear great music from the Midwest area. These shows are cheap, and will give local establishments a taste of the Midwest region’s most talented acts. Don’t miss this awesome week of music!

* Reminder * – Rubble’s only allows a certain number of minors to enter their shows (12). Attendees can buy tickets at the door or in advance. (Get weekend wristbands in advance here!)

Here is this week’s schedule:

Tuesday, September 27
Mt. Pleasant Brewing Company
8:00-8:45pm – W. Michael Freer – Roscommon, MI
9:00-9:45pm – Bro. Stephen – Bloomington, IN
10:00-11:00pm – Wavvy Hands – Mt. Pleasant, MI

Wednesday, September 28
Rubble’s Bar
9:30-10:05pm – Morseville Bridge – Flint, MI
10:20-10:55pm – The Shout Aways – Midland, MI
11:10-11:45pm – Ghost Heart – Grand Rapids, MI
12:00-12:35am – Newday Dreamers – Mt. Pleasant, MI
12:50-2:00am – Chris Bathgate – Pinckney, MI

Thursday, September 29
Rubble’s Bar
9:30-10:05pm – Yoke – Midland, MI
10:20-10:55pm – State Bird – Dover, OH
11:10-11:45pm – Lightning Love – Ypsilanti, MI
12:00-12:35am – Phantasmagoria – Detroit, MI
12:50-2:00am – Stepdad – Grand Rapids, MI

Friday, September 30th
Rubble’s Bar
9:30-10:05pm – Bloomill – Mt. Pleasant, MI
10:20-10:55pm – Empty Orchestra – Flint, MI
11:10-11:45pm – The Crane Wives – Grand Rapids, MI
12:00-12:35am – Jetpack On! – Mt. Pleasant, MI
12:50-2:00am – The High Strung – Detroit, MI

Saturday, October 1
Rubble’s Bar
9:30-10:05pm – Elliot Street Lunatic – Lansing, MI
10:20-10:55pm – Nathan K. – Ypsilanti, MI
11:10-11:45pm – Ratboy – Notre Dame, IN
12:00-12:35am – Joe Hertler + The Rainbow Seekers – Mt. Pleasant, MI
12:50-2:00am – Frontier Ruckus – Ramseur Records – Lansing, MI