The Blissfest Music Organization announced the musical roster for this year’s 31st Annual event. The Blissfest is Northern Michigan’s award winning folk, roots and world music festival taking place July 8-10 , 2011 at the 120 acre Blissfest Festival Farm, 3695 Division Rd, Harbor Springs, MI 49740 near Cross Village, MI.
Discover a diverse and innovative collection of accomplished and emerging artists including folk legends, state, national and international touring acts representing some of the traditional and best new roots and folk music voices from around the world!
Headlining this year’s festival is academy award winner Buffy Sainte Marie who has had a brilliant career combining music, art and social activism since the 60’s. Her latest release “Running with the Drum” is a project that defines her continued relevance and positive energy in the music world. Tom Rush, another folk legend, will also be featured at the 31st Annual Blissfest. Over 40 additional acts will entertain and educate on 3 stages and 4 workshop areas. The diversity of music and dance styles focus on American roots and world music and include: Blues, Bluegrass, Cajun, Celtic, Jazz, Latin, Native American, World Roots, International, Electronic, Reggae and Folk. The annual celebration also includes camping, craft booths, children’s activities and food concessions. Event information and links to all the artists are available through the Blissfest website at www.blissfest.org. Music to be featured at the festival is available for listening on Blissfest Radio at www.blissfestradio.org