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October 9, 2012

October Festival with Greensky Bluegrass Saturday in Traverse City

Filed under: beer,fall,food,michigan,music,news,traverse city,wine — Andrew McFarlane @ 6:09 pm

Absolute Michigan has 2 pairs of tickets to give away for the event and we want to make sure everyone who reads Leelanau.com has a chance to enjoy this great event in our backyard. You must be 21 to enter and all you have to do is send your name as you want us to display it in an email to win@absolutemichigan.com. Include anything you want to say about Michigan food, drink or music. We'll draw the winners on Thursday morning!

This Friday, October 12 from 5-10 PM at the Village at Grand Traverse Commons you can enjoy a celebration of the bounty of Michigan at the October Festival at the Commons with Greensky Bluegrass from Porterhouse Productions.

The event features a food truck rally along with wines from Black Star Farms, ciders from Left Foot Charley and 19 great seasonal ales. In addition to full meals, the food trucks will be selling tasting portions and all the libations, food & music is 100% Michigan! Even better, 100% of the alcohol sales support the great work of Bay Area Recycling for Charities.

There's also a Silent Disco with DJ Dominate, glow in the dark LED disc golf, bonfires & heated tents. And speaking of that Michigan music, acts include Lindsey Lou and the Flatbellies, the Joshua Davis Band and Greensky Bluegrass - all Michiganders and all very good. Greensky Bluegrass all hail from Michigan and regularly light up stages across the nation with some of the finest names in bluegrass & music.

Tickets are available online where you can also see a promo video - $20 in advance or $25 day of event. Here's Greensky Bluegrass absolutely tearing it up with Scott Law.

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