KidzBeat

Join us Saturday from 1–5 pm. Arts Project in Mother & Earth, 1212 Turner Street, Music-Making in Urban Beat, 1213 Turner St.  The KidzBeat area offers interactive activities for kids of all ages, all free of charge.

Arts activities: MSU’s How do you use your imagination? Artists use theirs to transform the world around them. A project from the Museum’s THIS-IS-NOT-THAT series leads each child to make an ordinary button into something truly extraordinary. 

Music activities:  Thanks to Marshall Music, budding rock/blues musicians can try playing electric bass and guitar under the guidance of knowledgeable and passionate professional musicians. MSU Community Music School offers an instrument petting zoo with woodwind and brass instruments.

Harmonica for Kids 2:00-2:45 pm – Back by popular demand! Not the plastic toy experience — quality harmonicas provided free to the first 100 participants. Workshop led by master harmonica-pro Andy Wilson. Sponsored by Elderly Instruments in Old Town.

The Turnaround Lounge

Just $5 a day – the Turnaround Lounge is a prime location to enjoy music from both main stages. The lounge offers a variety of beer and wine beverages.

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Green Initiative

Michigan BluesFest continues to support a healthier Earth by going green. Recycling bins can be found throughout the site.